Linux Virtual Delivery Agent

What’s new

What’s new in 2204

Version 2204 of the Linux VDA includes the following new features and enhancements:

Hardware encoding extended to selective codec

Previously available only for the entire screen, H.264 hardware encoding now supports selective use for actively changing regions. This feature offloads CPU video compression consumption to hardware and improves image quality and the number of frames per second (FPS). For information on how to enable this feature, see Graphics configuration and fine-tuning.

Support for logon with a temp home directory

Starting with this release, you can specify a temp home directory for cases where the mount point on the Linux VDA fails. With a temp home directory specified, a prompt shows during a session logon when the mount point fails. User data is then stored under the temp home directory. For more information, see Logon with a temp home directory.

SOCKS5 proxy support for Rendezvous HDX traffic

The Linux VDA now extends SOCKS5 proxy support for establishing Rendezvous connections. For more information, see Rendezvous V1 and Rendezvous V2.

Transparent proxy support for Rendezvous

Transparent HTTP proxy is now supported for Rendezvous. If using a transparent proxy in your network, no additional configuration is required on the VDA.

Support for GNOME Classic desktop

This release adds GNOME Classic as a desktop option that you can specify through CTX_XDL_DESKTOP _ENVIRONMENT in the For more information, see the Linux GNOME Classic VDA installation article based on your distribution.

App taskbar button grouping

Previously, all taskbar buttons of published applications running in the same session were combined into a single group. Starting with this release, each app appears as a single taskbar button, even when multiple windows for an app are open.

What’s new in earlier releases

For new features included in the releases that shipped after the 1912 LTSR through the 2203 LTSR, see What’s new history.

What’s new