Start Citrix Receiver for Linux

You can start Citrix Receiver either at a terminal prompt or from one of the supported desktop environments.

If Citrix Receiver was not installed in the default installation directory, ensure that the environment variable ICAROOT is set to point to the actual installation directory.


The following instruction does not apply to installations made from the Web packages, or where the tarball is used but where the requirements for self-service have not been met.

To start Citrix Receiver at a terminal prompt

At the terminal prompt, type /opt/Citrix/ICAClient/selfservice and press Enter (where /opt/Citrix/ICAClient is the directory in which you installed Citrix Receiver).

To start Citrix Receiver from the Linux desktop

You can start Citrix Receiver from a desktop environment for Linux by navigating to it using a file manager.

On some desktops, you can also start Citrix Receiver from a menu. Receiver is located in different menus depending on your Linux distribution.