Deliver secure Linux VDI from any device

Enable secure access to Linux VDI and Windows applications and desktops side-by-side

The Linux Virtual Desktop is a breakthrough in virtualization technology. Now users can have secure access to mission-critical, specialized Linux VDI from non-Linux devices. IT administrators can manage both Windows and Linux applications and desktops using a single console to reduce complexity and increase ROI by avoiding the need to purchase new hardware just to deliver Linux Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops.

Linux VDA: Windows and Linux in a unified platform

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Boost ROI with Hosted Shared Linux virtual desktops, which give more users access to the same infrastructure. Increase productivity by enabling mobile employees to use non-Linux devices to access their specialized Linux VDI.

Streamline management and reduce training with centralized administration of multiple resources from a single console/platform. Familiar tools and processes such as Studio and Director minimize the learning curve for administrators and support groups.

Secure sensitive data and intellectual property in the data center and set up policy controls to allow geographically distributed employees and contractors to collaborate securely in real time.

Maximize flexibility in choosing a hypervisor and Linux distribution. Linux Virtual Desktop runs on all leading hypervisors—Citrix Hypervisor, Hyper-V, vSphere, Azure, AWS, and GCP—as well as the most popular enterprise Linux distributions, Red Hat, SUSE, RHEL, CentOS, and Ubuntu.

Citrix product

Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops

  • Considered by customers as a pioneer in app and desktop delivery and the natural choice for supporting Linux apps and virtual desktops.
  • Provides secure access to mission-critical, specialized Linux VDI desktops from non-Linux devices.
  • Reduces complexity and maximizes ROI of infrastructure investment by avoiding the need to purchase new hardware.


Citrix Linux VDA 1.4 features (2:23)

Learn about app publishing, policy management and USB redirection.


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