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When I log into Citrix from my laptop with 10.04, and click on the windows RDP app to launch, and select full screen, it only fills in between the gnome panels, and adds scroll bars. This does not work well at all. And I'd love to get a fix (as a work around I tell citrix to use a full-screen session, not seamless, and this works as expected, but has it's own usability problems)

Logging in on my desktop with Ubuntu 10.04, full screen works correctly. The only difference between the computers is the laptop has intel graphics and the desktop nvidia.


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closed as too localized by Luis Alvarado Mar 14 '13 at 16:32

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Have you tried to use rdesktop directly?. It's the real program doing the talk to Citrix.

You can try it from the command line:

$ rdesktop -f computer-name-or-ip

Where -f is the switch for full screen. If it works, then there are other frontends for rdesktop in the repos, you could try them to see if some one behaves correctly, just search for rdp in the Software Centre. If it doesn't maybe the nxClient from NoMachine could work, it's a free (as beer) but closed source product.

I don't know any other implementation of rpd that works on linux. But maybe there is some nice java or flash client out there.

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How do you launch citrix? Do you launch through a ica file or through a web frontend? If it's the later you should be able to go into settings in the web ui and change the window settings.

Try changing it to a percentage of the screen and put 99% or something.

Try Ctrl+Alt+Break for changing between windowed and full screen. It's hotkeys for the windows version. I've never used em and can't test it right now, but it's worth a try.

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