As I will continuously mention in every post, well-documented information on the interactions between app/desktop virtualization technologies and chrome os is currently lacking. The goal of this is post is to help address that. This article is one that has been on my list to check off as it’s been a small challenge using Citrix since moving exclusively to CloudReady as my main computing OS. As mentioned in previous posts CloudReady is a branch of chromium OS that supports the capability of running on any hardware, and makes an excellent virtualization endpoint on minimal hardware.
I’ve put together a step-by-step procedure on how to get specific USB devices redirected into a Citrix session, as there are quite a few clarity issues with the current minimal documentation that’s out there. I could not even get a clear answer from Citrix’s own enterprise support team. Before I jump into the details, I want to highlight a couple things to make sure that the right audience is targeted for this post;
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