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

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Remote Desktop and Printing

I want to connect to Windows Computers using any Remote Desktop clients over a WAN connection from anywhere around the world. I used 2x, Remotedesktop Client and even remmina, But they all turn out to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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using ThinRDC (thinomenon) on Ubuntu

I am trying to run a remoteApp hosted on a windows 7 enterprise, from an Ubuntu client 14.01. I was looking to use FreeRDP or Winconn, but the issue with those is that Winconn is based on FreeRDP and ...
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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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RDP not working with Aetheros AR9565 [168c:0036] (rev01) wifi card in Ubuntu 15:04

I have a notebook Acer Aspire E11 E3-112-C4NE, having an Aetheros AR9565 [168c:0036] (rev 01) and I have installed Kubuntu 15.04. On install Kubuntu installs driver ath9k which seems to work properly. ...
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Stream audio from VNC/RDP server

My server is running Ubuntu 14.04. My laptop, which is running an RDP client, is also running Ubuntu 14.04. I want to connect to my server and be able to listen to videos over the connection. How do ...
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Problem starting wsgate for using freeRDP-webconnect in ubuntu 12.04

I was trying to install freeRDP webconnect by following FreeRDP installation procedures for ubuntu 12.04 . After installing wsgate daemon, when I tried to start wsgate , I am getting the following ...
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Problem Starting freeRDP server in Ubuntu 12.04

I have compiled freeRDP on Ubuntu 12.04, however I am unable to start the freeRDP server by running the command xfreerdp-server after installing it. I have also tried the following: how to use ...
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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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RDP-client with customizability

I need to connect from a Thin Client to a Windows server 2003, for a remote desktop session. The thin client will run Ubuntu 14, but I'll need a RDP-client that supports USB-passthrough, smart-card, ...
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RDP LOG IN session

I am new to Linux. I have setup a PC which runs ubuntu 14.04, 64 bit. The PC boots up with auto login to a user which belongs to the sudo Group. I have setup two applications in the startup folder ...
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How to configure XRDP to start cinnamon as default desktop session

I was wondering if there is a way to make Cinnamon 1.4 the default environment upon logging in to Ubuntu 12.04. I can install Cinnamon 1.4 without any problems, but I am trying to run XRDP to log in ...
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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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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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Ubuntu GUI via VNC or XRDP from MacOSX in AWS EC2

I have read a lot about how to remote desktop on your Ubuntu instance. Please can someone tell me as of now what is the most recommended way: VNC or RDP? Does it make a difference to choose. I am ...
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unmet dependencies for mate-desktop

I need to RDP from my Windows machine into my ubuntu machine. I'm using this tutorial to do that: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1ay7toiJ6k It recommends to go to run the following from ...
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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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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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Transfer files from ubuntu to remote laptop vista with rdp

I am away from home on my laptop (vista) which connects to my ubuntu 12.04 desktop by RDP. I have files on my desktop I want to download to my laptop. Dropbox broke so I need to see if there is ...
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Wrong keyboard layout

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise server, with which i'm connecting with remmina to it. When i press / in the num pad, it writes a - instead of /. How i can fix this?
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How to copy and paste files with remote Windows desktop using Remmina?

How to copy and paste files with remote Windows desktop using Remmina or any other client?
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RDP like tool on Ubuntu

Just migrated from Windows to Linux. Now I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 x64. My work requires to manage multiple servers with Windows on board, so I create many RDP connections. Often I need to connect to PC ...
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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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Multiple remote desktop connections for different users in Ubuntu 12.04 and/or 14.04

Although we already have this question: Remote desktop for multiple users , none of the answers solves the problem. I have tried: SSH with X forwarding (X11) with dozens of tutorials and I can't ...
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How to share desktop in Ubuntu 14.04?

I'm a bit lost. I have never used VNC before, and I have trouble now connecting from my laptop to the workstation. Both machines are Ubuntu 14.04. To play around, I first went to "enable desktop ...
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Cannot connect to remote server from Ubuntu (xrdp)

I am working with a remote server with CentOS 6.5 and xrdp vncserver installed. My problem is that I am able to connect to the server using Windows and its Remote Desktop Connection, but I can't do it ...
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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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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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Ubuntu 14.04LTS RDP client supporting Hebrew

I'm looking for an RDP client that will support Hebrew (which I added to my system already) Could I use the solution I found here for an Ubuntu server?
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Remmina Problems after connecting to Windows Server 2012

I am trying to use Remmina for remote desktop applications. The server is a Windows Server 2012 and the connection to the server works fine, but after the login with correct data remmina crashes ...
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xrdp autostart on boot

I'm running xrdp on ubuntu 14.04 xrdp works fine, but I noticed that I had to start the xrdp service manually before being able to rdp to the machine. This machine will be going off site and I ...
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Sound Supported Remote Desktop Connection to Ubuntu from Mac OS X

I created Ubuntu server on DigitalOcean and would like to connect to Ubuntu desktop over Remote Desktop Protocol from Macbook Pro to watch movies and listen to music. I tried VNC server and clients ...
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Reminna RDP & Windows Server 2012 R2 issue

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 and Ubuntu 14.04.01 LTS. When I connect to the server with the Remmina RDP client and type a "/" anywhere, it writes a "-", not a slash. How I can fix this? I already ...