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I am using Xubuntu 13.10 and want to remotely access this machine. Everything works fine except that the mouse courser position doesn't change on the remote system if I move it on the server machine (Xubuntu 13.10). Its shape is updating if I accidentally hover the mouse pointer over a textfield or anything else but the position is fixed. I have tested Teamviewer (yes I've checked "show remote cursor" on the client) and x11vnc (tested various cursor options). Both behave similar: The cursor shape updates but the position is fixed. I have tested XFCE, LXDE with Openbox and KDE. Its the same on all desktops environments

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I have tested XFCE, LXDE with Openbox and KDE. Its the same on all desktops environments – user1325516 Feb 13 '14 at 15:21
Please include this info in the the original post. – landroni Feb 13 '14 at 15:52

I am using xrdp directly connecting using windows remote desktop

apt-get install xrdp -y
chkconfig --levels 35 xrdp on
service xrdp start

Once installed on destination, connect with remote desktop using

Module: sesman-Xvnc
username: your username (not the name of your account shown on login desktop, use your UserName)
password: your password
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How do I tell xrdp to take the current xsession I am using on the host? – user1325516 Feb 13 '14 at 16:06
OK, I used this but still no remote cursor – user1325516 Feb 13 '14 at 16:25
Vino had problems with the screen resolution (it was 1366x768, which is not a multiple of 4). After changing it to 1360x768 the cursor is shown! – user1325516 Feb 13 '14 at 16:53
Why do you use yum on an Ubuntu-based distro? – David Foerster Jan 27 '15 at 11:11
Sorry, I had several operating systems on my house. For servers I use CentOS, for desktops & notebooks I am using Ubuntu. Thanks for the reminder. I updated the post. – m0rg4n Jul 19 at 19:58

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