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

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VNC Alternative

Is there an alternative to VNC available which is on par with the features in Windows Remote Desktop? No configuration except possible switching it on. Authentication should be done just like a ...
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Installing VNC with resumable sessions

I'm coming from Fedora, where there's a useful package called "vnc-ltsp-config", which installs VNC so that it functions just like a normal Gnome desktop (i.e. it provides a login prompt, and then ...
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Xrdp: notify local user when a remote client is connected

I'm using xrdp on a xubuntu 11.10 machine, and successfully using Remmina to connect to it through the internet, from another xubuntu machine. I would like to know, on the "server" machine, when a ...
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How do optimise the performance of Remmina?

I have installed Remmina on my Oneiric Ubuntu laptop for home RDP access to my work Windows 7 PC. This works, I can access my work PC etc...however the performance is not what I had hoped. I am using ...
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How to enable RDP on KVM

I installed KVM on a ubuntu natty server. I created a Windows XP Pro virtual machine that works perfectly and catch up with VNC, follow the setup string: <graphics type='vnc' port='5900' ...
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How can I copy/paste files via RDP in Kubuntu?

I recently installed the latest Kubuntu (x64) on my work machine as I am trying to migrate away from Windows. Unfortunately I use RDP very frequently to connect to customer's servers and need to be ...
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Which RDP client have possibility to mount disks from client PC?

Until Ubuntu 11.10 came out Terminal Server Client in Ubuntu 11.04 offered the possibility of mounting hard drives from client side. I just wonder if there is such client that offer such possibility. ...
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GUI logon into remote system

I'm looking for something similar to RDP for linux. I know VNC, but it doesnot work like RDP - it just sends images of screen, mouse position, keystrokes, etc. RDP just sends info that I've just ...
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Where is the terminal server client (tsclient?)

I accidentally done partial upgrade and there was Gnome3 ppa and broke my unity. After failed attempt to rescue (ppa-purge et al) I decided the only solution was to upgrade to Oneiric beta2 (fresh ...
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Failure of Power Supply during Remote Desktop Connection makes the local Machine unusable?

With sudden failure of power supply in the remote machine makes the local machine desktop to a complete dead state, meaning I'm not able to kill the current remote desktop connection that was ...
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Remote desktop from ubuntu to windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Remote Desktop similar to Teamviewer? I want alternate to Dameware which will be free. As i want to give remote support from Linux desktop to windows desktop. Avoiding ...
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How to use RDP protocol in Remote Desktop Viewer?

I am using a Natty Live-USB, and the Remote Desktop Viewer application (Applications -> Internet -> Remote Desktop Viewer) only shows SSH & VNC protocols. How can I include RDP in the list, in ...
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How do I stop the D key from showing desktop

I have setup my ubuntu box so I can use Windows remote desktop to log into it. I was trying to use the terminal and when I tried to type the cd command, it typed the c but the d key minimized the ...
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Can't run xRDP, terminates unexpectedly

I can't run xRDP out of the box in ubuntu 10.04. I run xrdp on a laptop and try to connect to it using Window RDP client. It connect to RDP which prompt for a type of connection I tried any of them ...
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Ad hoc 'Logmein Rescue' style remote desktopping?

I want to support Windows users by viewing and controlling their desktops remotely in a simple, hassle-free way a la Logmein Rescue. Is this possible? Scenario: Hapless Windows user: "Geoff 9100, ...
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How do I configure my AWS instance to serve a remote desktop so I can use Windows terminal services to access it?

My evil plan is to serve rdp from an AWS ubuntu instance so I can have a permanent xubuntu desktop as I roam from windows computer to windows computer (or any computer really). It is as easy as ...
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Seamless Citrix - full screen [closed]

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 ...