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

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Access Windows Server 2008R2 Remote Desktop Service RD Web Access RemoteApp from UBUNTU 14.04

All my office computers are running in Windows. However at home I have Ubuntu 14.04 x64 bit running on my laptop. Few days back, I got a opportunity to work from home. To do this, my friends (using ...
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Manipulating users' computers remotely [closed]

I need some service similar to Windows Terminal Services, which provides the ability to host multiple, simultaneous client sessions. So, users run their applications on a remote server as if on ...
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RDP to amazon EC2 Ubuntu instance

I've set up an Amazon EC2 instance. I allowed RDP from any ip in the security groups, installed and started xrdp and added a user with a new password. However when I try to remote connect, the ...
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What is X11rdp?

I have been using xrdp for sometime now (along with vnc4server) and I think I understand high-level overview of its working as described here. xrdp allows to communicate with RDP protocol and uses ...
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Can FreeRDP be used as server?

Can FreeRDP be configured as a server? That is can I install freeRDP in my Ubunutu VM running on a server and remotely connect to it from my windows Remote Desktop client? Thank you
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xrdp and xfce4 Ubuntu 14.04 slow refreshrate

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32bit and I am connecting via windows rdp to my ubuntu machine that has xrdp with xfce4 session. Network is 40mbps/5mbps. RDP to a windows machine from a windows machine ...
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what is the usage of ~/.freerdp

on the home directory there is a hidden folder named .freerdp. What is that and what is the usage of that? I see this when I searched for this question and I found freerdp directory on the first ...
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Trusty Tahr & RDP

I'm looking for a way to RDP into 14.04 using the Unity desktop environment. I've successfully been able to RDP into 14.04 using the MATE, and XFCE desktop environment, but to be honest I don't care ...
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14.04_LTS and Remote Login (UCCS)?

Upgraded my laptop to 14.04_LTS from 13.10 not long ago and decided to check that "Remote Login" thingy I have on the login screen (never used it before and I'm pretty new to Ubuntu) So I tried to ...
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USB port forwarding in Ubuntu AWS machine from windows client

I am trying to access my local USB devices from Remote Amazon AWS machine. for Windows remote AWS machine I was able to access it following these instructions: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Alternative to Remmina [duplicate]

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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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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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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Using gnome-boxes with Remote Desktop Connection

In the past I used to connect to my Windows server from Ubuntu with remmina (through rdp protocol). I've recently installed Ubuntu gnome remix (12.10.1) and gnome-boxes and I'm wondering if I can do ...
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How to access and use another Ubuntu over LAN?

I'd like to have seamless control over my computer from my laptop within my home LAN. After seeing this post, it would seem that seamless (no lagginess at all, which VNC introduces) control is ...
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How to associate RDP extension to open remote desktop client on 12.04?

The tsclient application used to work for opening .rdp files, but Remmina does not seem to work the same way. Does KRDC, Remote Desktop Viewer or some other application work? I'm using Precise ...
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Why would Remmina stop working?

Until sometime last night, I had remmina working fine. I could run RDP through an SSH tunnel and all was well. Then it stopped working. I can get as far as the password dialog for my work machine, ...
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What RDP clients support NAP to a Windows Server 2008 machine?

I'm trying to connect up to a Windows Server 2008 machine over the internet with RDP secured by NAP. The Remmina client doesn't appear to support this. Can anyone suggest a client that does?
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Cannot RDP to Windows 7 with Remmina on 12.04 [duplicate]

Since I upgraded to 12.04, I am unable to RDP to a Windows 7 server. All I can see is a pop-up that says "Uable to connect to RDP server ". I am able to RDP using Vinagre, so that rules out any issues ...
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Does anyone know how to connect to a terminal services gateway using a RDP V6 compatible client in Ubuntu 12.04?

Right now the only reason I have windows installed ( on it's own drive ) is that I need to connect to my computer at work and it's behind a TS gateway. Does anyone know of a RDP v6 compatible client ...
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Will Windows 7 Remote Desktop client connect to 12.04 server?

What, if any, versions of Windows RDP will connect to Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS 64bit ?
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Using Alt+Tab in Remmina RDP connection

In Ubuntu 12.04, I want to use Alt+Tab in remote PC connected using Remmina by RDP connection. At this time, when I go full screen, this shortcut is always handled by "host" and not by remote machine, ...
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Why won't Remmina connect to Windows 7 Remote Desktop?

I'm using Ubuntu and I'm trying to connect to another machine in a different network using remote desktop. In Windows7 I have made the following in order to activate remote desktop: I've gone to ...
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Desktop sharing options for Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity

I would like to be able to access my office Ubuntu 12.04 machine from home, from a Mac Mini with Mac OSX. I have a VPN and I am able to access my office machine over SSH, so connectivity is not a ...
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Most effective way to connect to an Ubuntu vps from Windows?

I have a vps with ubuntu 10.04 x64, I used FreeNX, and it's lacking. Is there an application with better compression algorithm(s)?
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Remmina remoteapp over RDP

I was wondering how to use remmina to open applications on a Windows machine over rdp using remoteapp (or seamless or whatever it's actually called). I've already used Kim Knight's RemoteApp Tool to ...
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Ubuntu to XP remote desktop connection

I'm trying to remote desktop connect to my windows XP laptop from my Ubuntu machine. I am using Remmina Desktop Client. Both the computers in question are at home and both are on the same wireless ...
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remote connection using rdp protocol failure connecting to 12.04

new install of 12.04 64 bit installed vnc4server and xrdp trying to connect remotely to it using rdp protocol just getting blank screen with my desktop background then dialog box saying ...
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Connecting to SSH/RDP/VNC through one machine?

I am asked to come up with a solution for connection to ssh, vnc and rdp services in company firewall/proxy via one box on DMZ. The task is to get users to connect to this one box and then to the ...