The Linux VDA supports the following Linux distributions:
In all cases, the supported processor architecture is x86-64.
Citrix's support for a Linux OS platform and version expires when the support from the OS vendor expires.
Gnome and KDE desktops are supported in SUSE, RHEL, and CentOS. Unity desktop is supported in Ubuntu only. At least one desktop must be installed.
The Linux VDA is compatible with all currently supported versions of XenDesktop. For information about the XenDesktop product lifecycle, and to find out when Citrix stops supporting specific versions of products, see the Citrix Product Lifecycle Matrix.
The configuration process for Linux VDAs differs slightly from Windows VDAs. However, any Delivery Controller farm is able to broker both Windows and Linux desktops.
The Linux VDA is incompatible with XenDesktop Version 7.0 or earlier.
The following versions of Citrix Receiver are supported:
The following hypervisors for hosting Linux VDA guest VMs are supported:
Bare metal hosting is also supported.
See the hypervisor vendor’s documentation for the list of supported platforms.
The Linux VDA supports the following Active Directory integration packages or products:
For the list of supported platforms, see the documentation from the vendors of the Active Directory integration packages.
The following hypervisors and NVIDIA GRID™ GPU are required to support HDX 3D Pro.
Note: The hypervisors are compatible with certain Linux distributions.
The following GPUs are supported for GPU pass-through:
The following GPUs are supported for vGPU: