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27 Apr 2014 Installing xpra (or winswitch) on Centos 6 using a custom repo

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This is a short post about installing xpra (or winswitch) on CentOS 6.

Window Switch is a tool which allows you to display running applications on other computers than the one you start them on. Once an application has been started via a winswitch server, it can be displayed on other machines running winswitch client, as required.

Become a privileged user like root

$ su -

Import the distributors security key

# rpm --import http://winswitch.org/gpg.asc

Download the CentOS repository file

# cd /etc/yum.repos.d/
# curl -O https://winswitch.org/downloads/CentOS/winswitch.repo

Installing xpra (or winswitch)

# yum install xpra

Source: http://winswitch.org/downloads/rpm-repository.html?dist_select=CentOS6

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