You can use SSH to log in to exozyme if you do not need a graphical desktop. SSH uses much less bandwidth than a full-blown desktop, so you should experience much better performance. Note that you do need some experience with using the terminal.
First, generate an SSH key. To add the key to the server, you will need to log in using exohub and add the public key to your
Now open up a terminal on your computer and use the following command to connect to exozyme with SSH, substituting your exozyme username for
This command connects you to our SSH server at exozy.me You will be prompted to type in your SSH key's password. If everything works, it should drop you into a terminal.
Tips and tricks
Run graphical apps
If you want to run graphical apps, you can use X11 forwarding with
ssh -X. Note that this works best with a Linux client; otherwise, follow these instructions. To get KDE apps to display the correct theme, set the environment variables
If you use Wayland, you can try Waypipe, which may have better performance. Set the environment variable
SSH config file
You can add exozyme as a
Host to your
.ssh/config file, so you can simply type
ssh exozyme instead of the longer
ssh USERNAME@exozy.me. Here is an example from @a that also forwards the SSH and GPG agents to exozyme.
Host exozyme HostName exozy.me ForwardAgent yes RemoteForward /run/user/1000/gnupg/S.gpg-agent /run/user/1000/gnupg/S.gpg-agent.extra