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

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16.04 LTS — RDP Connection — Drops Internet Connection

I have recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Desktop. I require to use RDP and every single time I connect via RDP the internet no longer works. Now, I remain connected to the WiFI Network and have ...
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xenial: remmina unable to connect via rdp to win 10 vdi

Remmina (supplied host name, userid, pw, domain, security=rdp) gives the subject response. Also, per other posts, xfreerdp gives the following response: expected PDU_TYPE_DEMAND_ACTIVE 0001, got ...
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15.04 — Open .RDP Files Automatically

Sorry if my question is a bit vague. I have a few .rdp connections that are saved onto my computer. Is there an RDP client I can install that will associate .rdp files to it, so I can connect to one ...
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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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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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rdesktop: windows server does not answer

I am trying to connect to a RDP Windows server. This configuration works fine in Windows. But not in Ubuntu. For whatever reason, when using rdesktop (or the remmina UI), the server does not respond. ...
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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 Remmina between two Ubuntu 14.04 Systems

I have a laptop and desktop running 14.04. I want to use Remmina to access either system depending on where I am. I want to be able to access them even when the other system is at the login screen. ...
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how to remote into 16.04 via rdp

All available information is for ancient versions, so here specifically for 16.04: Is it possible to remote in via a MSWindows PC with mstsc.exe to a Ubuntu 16.04 PC running xrdp without the need to ...
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Remote Desktop to an SMB address from Linux Ubuntu 14

I'm trying to connect via Remote Desktop (I need to access IE browser) to an address like smb://e-xx-10000.mydomain.com from my Linux Ubuntu 14. Is there a specific software to do that? I tried to ...
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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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Unable to connect Ubuntu 14 & Windows 10 with Remmina

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and trying to connect to another machine (Windows 10) in a different network using remote desktop via RDP Protocol. But when I try to connect I get this error message: Unable ...
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14.04 xrdp gnome-session (of any sort) does not work

I have spent the evening trying to get xrdp working... None of these ~/.xsession options work - the connection starts, but then crashes gnome-session -–session=Ubuntu-2d gnome-session ...
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How to remotely control 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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XRDP Ubuntu - Default Ubuntu shell

I have installed Ubuntu for enterprise purposes. I have also configured it With XRDP, but what bothers me is that when I use xrdp I just see an ugly Shell. I want the People to RDP to the ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Client doesn't create xrdp desktop?

We've been having a bit of an issue, and saying that it's a bit of an issue is an understatement. Our client (Ubuntu 15.04, specs linked) has these installed, and in this order: Ubuntu-desktop ...
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RDP connection with specifiing TSG-server

Need to connect to Windows 7 using rdp. I installed Remmina and rdp plugin for it. But I need to specify tsg-server for the connection. Where can I do it? PS: Same question in Russian.
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How specify timeout for rammina rdp?

When connected to windows 7 via rdp remote desktop it disconnectes after 5 minutes (or less), How specify this timeout? Note When connected from windows via native rdp program there is no problems ...
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Winconn replacement on Ubuntu 15.04?

I am currently trying to access Windows apps remotely using FreeRDP. I followed the steps found Here, and hit a stonewall. Apparently, Winconn is incompatible with 15.04, so I have no way of ...
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How do I set up xrdp session that reuses an existing session?

I have been trying to set up a RDP terminal server on precise using xrdp and have been having significant trouble getting a working configuration. When a user logs on, I need it to connect to that ...
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14.04 - Remote Desktop/Control to Headless Ubuntu Desktop

Apologies if this has been asked many times, but there seems to be a variety of options for remote desktop onto a headless machine running 14.04 LTS (Desktop) I don't have much experience with ...
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How can I access hosted RDP on Ubuntu 15.10

I use my Ubuntu 15.10 laptop for work and need to access a remote computer. Previously, I entered the IP, Domain and Password in Remmina and it just worked. Now we have a "hosted" solution where I ...
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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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What is the difference between libfreerdp-dev and freerdp-x11?

What is the difference between libfreerdp-dev and freerdp-x11? Does installing libfreerdp-dev also install RDP server? What is xrdp? I need to install RDP server but don't know which is what.
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How to configure Citrix Receiver started through Cisco Secure Desktop on Ubuntu 15.10

Many Corporations enables to work from home using Secure RDP approach to the Windows systems. But how to start it on Linux, wen in Corporation is no support for Linux Citrix RDP? When I click on RDP ...
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RDP unable to connect Remmina/Ubuntu 14.04

Remmina had been connecting to my RDP service for several months, until it just stopped. It will still connect by IP address. Ping confirms that the domain name resolves to the proper IP, and nothing ...
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How to connect to wireless network and direct connect network in the same time?

I have an old laptop with Ubuntu 14 with LXDE windows manager . I use it to connect by RDP through a crossover cable to a more powerful desktop. The problem is I have to disconnect the wireless ...
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Guacamole HTML5 RDP Gateway Trouble

ians! Newby from Windows here trying to get [Guacamole] running using this install script . To no avail, though. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 Server and it runs through everything with the only error I ...
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How can i access remote desktop Xubuntu from Ubuntu14 [duplicate]

i have server that works on xubuntu. How can i access it from my laptop that runs Ubuntu?
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Remote Desktop Problem

When trying to remote desktop using Remmina, using VNC, I cannot get access to my Debian machine until I'm logged on. How can I change this behaviour because I need to put my Debian server in another ...
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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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RDP VirtualBox Ubuntu 14.04.1 host Windows 7 remote control guest

I use Linux Ubuntu 14.04.1 server with Lubuntu-desktop for host of VirtualBox 5.0.6 r103037. I have installed one virtual machine - Windows 7 Ultimate. I am able to connect via Remote Desktop from ...
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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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Migrating from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 14.1 64 bit

Couple of questions before we as a company migrate: Our server is Windows 2008 std. Will it support Ubuntu clients? Data backed-up from Windows client can it be restored on Ubuntu We connect to ...
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xfreerdp remoteapps, mouse doesn't work correctly

I've recently installed Ubuntu Gnome and it is working great, however there are certain Windows applications that I still need to use on a day-to-day basis. I had an 'older' computer laying around, ...
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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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Keyboard mapping lost using remmina rdp

I use setxkbmap -option "caps:swapescape" to swap caps lock and escape. When I use the remmina RDP client to connect to a Windows server computer, the keyboard mapping no longer works. I have tried ...
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KDE Remote Desktop Client

I'm trying to connect to a Windows 7 professional box via KDE RDP. I'm able to connect, but RDP automatically logs off the Windows user when I sign on. Why can't I log in without disconnecting the ...
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How to get external IP from remote Ubuntu computer

My ISP typically leaves my IP address fixed, but when there is a power failure, or if their service goes down for more than about 15-30 minutes, my home is assigned a different IP address. My goal ...
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RDP From Windows 8.1 To Virtualbox Ubuntu 15.04

Well I have been on to this problem for quite some time now. I've been trying to search for legit answers, but everytime I do, it doesn't seem to work out for me. Mostly, the answers I get is from ...
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XRDP gives checkerboard screen

Just finished setting up a new server(first one, I'm super new to all of this so apologies if this is something obvious that I couldn't figure out for whatever reason) and have been trying to set up ...
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Trying to rpd to a windows laptop using remmina over Wifi

I am trying to rdp into windows 7 over wifi using remmina. I checked for ip address in windows and added it into server field, changed security to rdp. Also enabled remote desktop on my windows ...
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RDP to Ubuntu Desktop/Server 14.04

I have a server and desktop both running Ubuntu, and have been trying desperately to enable both for RDP from outside machines. I can ssh to these just fine, but nothing I try from other forums seems ...
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remote desktop from windows 7

I try to connect from windows 7 pro, to an ubuntu machine (14.4 LTS). I've installed xrdp and managed to connect to it (using username and password) from the windows rdp-client, the problem was that ...
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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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Controlling a remote Linux machine with dual monitors

I have a remote Linux VM that runs Ubuntu 12.04. I currently use NX to connect to the remote machine and work on it in a GUI environment. On my host computer, I have 2 monitors of different sizes (22" ...
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Splashtop streamer has stopped working

I am trying splashtop streamer and it regularly crashes. I grepped the syslog but did not find anything about the crash. Using Unity with Ubuntu 14.04, which is supposed to be a supported version. ...
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Need to manually change scaling when remote desktop connecting to high resolution display

I have a Windows 8.1 desktop machine with a 27" QHD monitor. Under Control Panel\Appearance and Personalization\Display, I have set "Change the size of all items" to medium (recommended) so I can ...
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RDP connection refused

I did $ sudo service xrdp start Starting Remote Desktop Protocol server I get connection refused. I can't seem to find out why. Can someone point me to right direction? On jump desktop -> Make ...
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How to have in Ubuntu, Windows like RDP server and client?

Connecting remotely from OSX to Windows or Windows to Windows using RDP protocol is 90% time faster then using x11vnc in Ubuntu. Is there any commercial or free remote desktop for Ubuntu which works ...