Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) allows users to access a desktop environment on a remote computer over the network.

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Error connecting to Windows Terminal Server VIA network boot

I am currently trying to load a windows terminal server screen instead of a Ubuntu screen , I keep receiving a blank black screen with only the cursor visible or an error screen with a lengthy busybox ...
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Is there an RDP client that can work with a dual monitor setup?

I have a Windows Hyper-V Server setup. On the Hyper-V Server we have Windows 7 Pro 32 Bit installed. On Ubuntu it comes with Remmina RDP client by default. I like the default RDP client, however I ...
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i need a rdp client that could run ito a windows server 2012

i need a rdp client that could run ito a windows server 2012. Not working with Remmina remote desktop client and the program 2xclient dont even wana run o.o im with ubunutu 13.10.
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Screen Sharing a Single Application

I'm curious if there is a way to share a single application window with another machine without sharing my entire desktop? Perhaps there is some way to virtually create a new display and place my ...
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Remote into windows server from lubuntu on same network

I would like to remote into my windows server 2003 from lubuntu or any other linux OS that is preferrable. I am new to Linux so I am not sure what OS is best for this purpose or what other ...
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Freerdp looses connection: pa_queue_push() Aborting. Why?

On a Ubuntu machine, I have the problem, that freerdp looses it's connection to the remote machine (Windows 7 virtual machine) caused by the following error: Assertion 'q->font' failed at ...
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Black and white Checkerboard in XRDP [duplicate]

I've recently been trying to install and connect to xrdp in Ubuntu 13.10, and authentication seems to be going properly, but when the screen transitions to the OS, the only thing I can see is a ...
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Switching between active RDP's via Reminna (How-To)

I often use RDP to remotely connect Windows servers & SSH to linux distro(s). As the subject explains; I always wondered how to to switch between active RDP windows. I'm using the default client ...
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Copy or export Remmina remote desktop files to another Ubuntu install

Is there a way to do a bulk copy or export of all my Remmina connections? I have the option to export one by one, but with 50 connections this seems ridiculous. I tried looking for a connections file, ...
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Using xcfe4 to run apps requiring sudo user

Total newb. I installed Ubuntu 13.10 desktop to use as a server to play with on my home network. Intended to use RDP from Windows and found Unity 3D made this impossible (blank screen) so I've ...
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Screen timout doesn't happen when connected to an RDP session via xfreerdp

A very surprising thing I've found in 13.10 is that if I leave my desktop running with an xfreerdp session running in the Ubuntu desktop, when I return after my screen should have timed out, it ...
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How to control remotely my Android?

I had a Windows OS earlier and could use TeamViewer to connect to my Samsung phone and execute actions. However that was not only very slow but also very slow in response. Is there any other way to ...
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How to save individual session on Ubuntu when remote login through RDP?

I have my Ubuntu installed on VMs, and I have Mac and Windows on my laptop. I frequently RDP to my Ubuntu, and it's really irritating when I have to open everything again after I login. Is there a way ...
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view desktop - Quetzal [duplicate]

I have ssh'd in via putty from a Windows machine. I would like to remote in using a desktop gui or access it and see the desktop - so far, not seeing it. What is the RDP port if applicable, and what ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 REMMINA RDP with Windows 7 sound

i'm struggeling with a problem for a while, i'm using REMMINA to connect to W7 (32/64) PC's using RDP-protocol. After an update the sound stopped working, means i cannot use local sound, which works ...
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how do i set up a remote desktop connection on a VPS using terminal access (12.04)

I dont know much about Linux and I want to learn more so i signed up for a VPS. i want to use some form of remote desktop and so far i am failing. i think i've setup xrdp and vncserver on the linux ...
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Fullscreen RDP Connection on Each Monitor

I have two monitors and would like to have a fullscreen RDP connection on each. Is this possible with Remmina? If not, can someone suggest another RDP client that does support this?
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How to reconnect to a RDP session?

I have a server running xfce (ubuntu-server with xfce4 desktop installed). I am connecting to it through Remmina (RDP). Now, I have a VirtualBox running on the server and I want to connect to it so ...
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Remote dekstop connection to virtualized Windows desktop not working

I may be explaining this wrong in the title so I will walk you through my situation here and then put the contents of the .rdp file below. My company uses rdweb hosted on Windows Server 2012 to allow ...
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Remote login lightdm with virtualbox vrdp

I recently came across vagrant, and would like to set it up to use as a throw away dev environment. I was hoping to be able to use the lightdm remote login freerdp to login to the desktop but have so ...
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Can i access C: drive from XRDP?

I am currently using Win 7 Pro and using RDP to connect to an Amazon EC2 instance of Ubuntu. Is there any way I can access local drives on my PC from the Ubuntu desktop?
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Remote Desktop from Windows machine using something other than Unity?

Ubuntu 12.04.3 I have a question regarding a computer I use as a file server on my home network. The hardware is actually an old Asus netbook (don't laugh, it's low power, silent, and has a built in ...
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Use Remmina to RDP into home Remote Desktop Gateway Server

I have Windows Server 2012 R2 running at home which is hosting "Anywhere Access" and acting as a Remote Desktop Gateway Server. I have tried using Remmina to RDP into this gateway but I can't seem to ...
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Using Ubuntu as a thin client

I'm kind of stuck with a problem I'm trying to solve. My company wants to go fully remote desktop services and eventually we will be using proper terminal hardware like Dell or HP, but as that's ...
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How do I use dual monitors with Remmina Remote Desktop Client?

I am trying to use my two monitors when I use Remmina remote desktop client. There is no option for using all monitors like RDP in Windows. Does any one know how can I accomplish that with Remmina? ...
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I am using windows RDP connecting to Ubuntu 12.04 via XDRP but have no sound

I'm new to Ubuntu and loaded 12.04 on hyper-v as a virtual machine. I'm now using windows RDP to connect to Ubuntu via XDRP but not getting any sound. Can anyone shed some light?
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Using windows exported “.rdp” file from Ubuntu

I got this ".rdp" remoteAPP file from work which enables me to run a specific application from the terminal server, I can open it easily using windows with a double click, are there any ways to open ...
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Not able to install FreeRDP on UBUNTU(Guacamole Server pre-requisite)

I am trying to work on a Guacamole application on Linux and that requires a freeRDP version installed on the system. I am tired of finding packages over Internet for freeRDP but none of them ...
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Remmina RDP crashes when I try to control another user remotely

Remmina works fine until I try to connect to another user through tsadmin.exe. Then it crashes. Console output is blank. I tried to update from FreeRDP PPA, but it does not work at all, I had to purge ...
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virtualbox vm : keyboard freezes when accessing under rdp but works under vnc?

My ubuntu-vm under ubuntu server lose all keyboard input under RDP, but continue to work under VNC... Here is my setup: I have an ubuntu server, running virtualBox (12 core xeon + 64GB memory) The ...
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How can show only a single cursor in Remmina RDP window?

I am using Remmina to run an RDP session to a Windows machine. When I click around in the Remmina window, I have two cursors visible - the Ubuntu system cursor, and the remote Windows cursor. Their ...
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libGL error: “failed to load driver: swrast” over RDP

I'm trying to run Repetier-Host (Mono) on Ubuntu 13.04 (x64) via an RDP session (xrdp). It starts up fine when I am working directly on the machine (not via RDP). When starting the application via ...
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How to load fglrx drivers for RDP session?

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04.2 on one of my system. Since it is a AMD system I installed the proprietary ATI drivers from additional hardware drivers pop up box. Since I am working on a application ...
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How to access an Ubuntu server with an RDP like-program

recently I was asked to set up an Ubunty 13.04 server at my company that uses Apache, Cassandra, Mono and MySQL and they want that all the developers that use Windows 7 can connect remotely to the ...
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rdesktop and init.d

Good day, I'm attempting to boot to an rdp session using init.d. So far, my script looks like this: #!/bin/sh /usr/bin/rdesktop -f xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx start I've used sysv-rc-conf to set the ...
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Can I transfer files alo copy paste in Remmina (or another RDP client) on 13.04 while connected to a Windows 7?

When I connect to a remote Windows 7 using as FROM a Windows 7 machine, I can copy paste files between machines. How can I enable that feature while using as FROM Ubuntu?
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Computer readines to log in via remote desktop?

I want to connect to a windows 7 computer using RDP with remmina from a 13.04 computer. I would like to be able to run a command that indicates if the computer is ready to log in. How can I do that ...
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XRDP with Finnish keyboard?

How I can get Finnish keyboard layout to work with XRDP?
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Managing Virtualbox on Ubuntu Server

We have some Windows product testers that need versions of Windows to test on. I was wondering if there's a way to install Ubuntu Server, and then virtualbox, and then host these sessions over the RDP ...
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Passing USB smart card works with rdesktop but not freerdp

rdesktop works great to login to my Windows 7 Enterprise system and passes the ActivKey USB Smart card with no problems. Once the session is started, I can login to VPN and authenticate to websites on ...
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Leave server's monitor off while using RDP

I'm connecting my work desktop from my home laptop using Windows RDP. My work desktop ("server") is running xrdp, and vino as a VNC server. It is important to say that I'm using the same session when ...
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Alternative to Remmina

I often have to do some work from home, so I connect via VPN and RPD to my Workplace! Unfortunately with Remmina I can´t get AltGr-Shortcuts working, it doesn´t show TextCursor in Editors and the ...
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Unable to save connection remmina RDP

I have been using windows remote desktop from remmina, what i feel so awkward is I don't see the save password button enabled, I need to frequently use my remote connection, and don't like entering ...
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rdp windows 8: can the resolution on the remote machine be higher than the native windows 8 resolution?

I am running ubuntu 13.04 and installed windows 8 via KVM (libvirt). Unfortunately, the resolution in windows 8 is very low, it's 1024x768. As far as I can tell windows 8 and higher resolutions are ...
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I get “Failed to load session ”ubuntu-2d" when using XRDP

Initially, when I try to log in to my ubuntu machine (version 12.10) using RDP, I would get an ubuntu desktop background, with no text, menu bars, or anything to indicate it loaded the desktop. I ...
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Using guest OS key+mouse combos in Remmina

On 12.04, with default Remmina configuration, when you attach to a Win session via RDP, you can get key combos like Ctrl+C work easily, by simply enabling key capture mode (or pressing R_Ctrl). The ...
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Remote desktop solution working with Ubuntu 12.04 + Unity (3D)?

I'm trying to install a remote desktop solution on some clients using Ubuntu with Unity (3D). I've uninstalled Unity2d because it behaves not very well. Xrdp won't work, only the wallpaper is shown. ...
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All I have is an RDP file and IP address. How do I remotely connect using them?

I am trying to access one of my school's Windows 7 machines remotely. For this, they provide an RDP file to establish the connection with after you fill out connection settings on an online form ...
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Remmina remote desktop RDP randomly logs off

I am using the Remmina remote desktop connection on Ubuntu 12.04 to create RDP connection. The system on the remote desktop is Windows Server 2003 RC Standard 64 edition which logs off by itself ...
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How to connect to Windows using Citrix client

My company allows me to connect from home using a Citrix authentication. I have installed the client on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I am able to connect to Windows shares trough the browser but I want to ...