These instructions describe installing the RemoteBox client and assume you have root privileges. VirtualBox must also
be installed on the server and configured to accept connections from RemoteBox. Instructions for installing VirtualBox and configuring it as a service can be found in the
You must have XCode installed. Please download and install XCode
from the Mac App Store or the
Apple Developer Website
. Once XCode is installed, you must also install the XCode command line
tools. This can be done from within XCode or on recent editions of MacOS X, by opening a terminal and typing:
You must also install a suitable X Server. The preferred X server is available from the XQuartz Website
You must also set up the MacPorts
repository. Follow the instructions closely on the MacPorts website to configure the
repository. Once MacPorts is configured, open a terminal and enter the following commands which will download, compile and install the required packages.
sudo port install perl5 p5-gtk2 p5-soap-lite freerdp
Unpack the RemoteBox tarball and change into the RemoteBox-x.y directory. Important!
You will need to modify the very first line in the remotebox file so that it uses the MacPorts
implementation of Perl. Open the file in a text editor and replace:
Launch RemoteBox as follows: