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

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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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Copy and execute file via rdesktop

I successfully conntected to a windows machine in LAN via grdesktop. Now I would like to have a script which copies a *.bat file and executes it on the windows machine via rdesktop. Any suggestions? ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Remote desktop or VNC into Kubuntu 14.10 from windows

I've had another post on here dealing with beta version/realvnc, I've since started over and am using Kubuntu 14.10 with KDE plasma (the gold release). At this point I'm looking for any solution to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ubuntu server remote desktop blank screen

I have a (PC) server running Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Things were running fine until I removed (complete uninstall) OpenBox and Lightweight LXDE for trying other desktops. Now the server boots fine but ...
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Windows rdp file in Ubuntu 14.04

How to use Windows .rdp file in Ubuntu 14.04. It's not working in Remmina! I have checked it's working in my local intranet server, only not working in my client server.
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Remmina to RDP to our Active Directory

Can't RDP to our Active Directory after it renewed its certificate. I removed the remmina.pref file, but without luck. What Remmina asks for is accepting the cert and fingerprint first time it ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Need Remmina desktop older version 0.9.99.1

Remmina was working fine with 0.9.99.1 untill I did experiment with new ppa and updated to 1.x version. Now I am not able to use clipboard and shared folder. I added ppa from ...
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The application “2x RDP” Connection Error

I have recently switched to Ubuntu from Windows. I am using 12.10 currently. Will move to 14.04 soon. I have managed to make everything work on Ubuntu except an application I use at work. Its called ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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. ...