The Liqo Agent is the component that allows desktop users to interact with Liqo in an easy, friendly way. It represents one of the two main entry points to the Liqo environment, along with the LiqoDash.
Liqo relies on several components running in the Kubernetes environment.
Monitoring and managing the system directly might prove rather challenging for many users as it requires good knowledge about Kubernetes tools such as
The Agent application aims to solve this problem, enhancing the Liqo experience of desktop users. By means of a menu accessible from the tray icon, they get access to a clean interface allowing them to control the status of their own Liqo and perform the most common operations. Moreover, thanks to the notification system, the user gets quickly informed about the main events, such as the arrival of a new Advertisement.
The current implementation of the two Liqo running statuses [ON/OFF] distinguishes them on the base of:
Currently, the Liqo Desktop agent supports only the Autonomous working mode.
For more information, take a look at the dedicated Architecture section.