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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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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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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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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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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How do I install xFREERDP 11 on to Ubuntu 12.04

I am looking for a sure fire way of installing xFREERDP 11 on the Ubuntu 12.04 environment as my attempts have failed so far.
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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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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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Ubuntu 14.04 RDP hell

OK - I am a Linux/Ubuntu noob.. I had a old PC that not enough grunt for windows so decided go Ubuntu wanted just use it as a server - so no key/mouse/screen.. but with the desktop version. Plan ...
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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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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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How to save individual session on Ubuntu when remote login through RDP?

I have my Ubuntu installed on VMs, and I have Mac and Windows on my laptop. I frequently RDP to my Ubuntu, and it's really irritating when I have to open everything again after I login. Is there a way ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 REMMINA RDP with Windows 7 sound

i'm struggeling with a problem for a while, i'm using REMMINA to connect to W7 (32/64) PC's using RDP-protocol. After an update the sound stopped working, means i cannot use local sound, which works ...
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how do i set up a remote desktop connection on a VPS using terminal access (12.04)

I dont know much about Linux and I want to learn more so i signed up for a VPS. i want to use some form of remote desktop and so far i am failing. i think i've setup xrdp and vncserver on the linux ...
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Can I decrease the ipv4 transmit delays in Ubuntu 14.04 for RDP on a KVM guest running over a bridge?

I'm trying to run Windows 2008 r2 as a guest with KVM. A basic KVM setup with a bridge for Guests. When using Remote Desktop to the Windows guest, the screen redraws/updates are only fast if the mouse ...
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RDP to Ubuntu from Windows no logon

I am running Ubuntu 14.04. I am trying to RDP from Windows to Ubuntu. I do not get to the desktop, but receive crosshatching and an "X" for a cursor. Any ideas?
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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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XRDP with sound redirection Ubuntu 12.04

How can I install XRDP with sound redirection to client on Ubuntu 12.04? After clear Ubuntu and XRDP installation I can connect to XRDP but I have no I've tried script for compiling xrdp from ...
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Why can't I get a GUI via RDP?

I've started up an ubuntu VM on Azure. I logged in via Putty and installed both ubuntu-desktop and xrdp. When I remote desktop to the VM, I get presented with a graphical log in (not ubuntu's) and I ...
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Remmina or other RDP Client with shorcuts in the menu bar - Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using Remmina in Ubuntu 14.04 and I have A LOT of RDP Connections to Windows Servers. I wanted to know if there's any way to have a list of the RDP Connections in the menu bar for quick access. ...
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Remote Desktop - Sub User fail

The problem is this... XRDP works just fine under 'root' user, and the desktop (lubuntu) connects fine... but I can not get other user accounts to connect (such as my freshly made 'admin' or 'dev' ...
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i need a rdp client that could run ito a windows server 2012

i need a rdp client that could run ito a windows server 2012. Not working with Remmina remote desktop client and the program 2xclient dont even wana run o.o im with ubunutu 13.10.
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Remote into windows server from lubuntu on same network

I would like to remote into my windows server 2003 from lubuntu or any other linux OS that is preferrable. I am new to Linux so I am not sure what OS is best for this purpose or what other ...
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Freerdp looses connection: pa_queue_push() Aborting. Why?

On a Ubuntu machine, I have the problem, that freerdp looses it's connection to the remote machine (Windows 7 virtual machine) caused by the following error: Assertion 'q->font' failed at ...
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Using xcfe4 to run apps requiring sudo user

Total newb. I installed Ubuntu 13.10 desktop to use as a server to play with on my home network. Intended to use RDP from Windows and found Unity 3D made this impossible (blank screen) so I've ...
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Screen timout doesn't happen when connected to an RDP session via xfreerdp

A very surprising thing I've found in 13.10 is that if I leave my desktop running with an xfreerdp session running in the Ubuntu desktop, when I return after my screen should have timed out, it ...
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Fullscreen RDP Connection on Each Monitor

I have two monitors and would like to have a fullscreen RDP connection on each. Is this possible with Remmina? If not, can someone suggest another RDP client that does support this?
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How to reconnect to a RDP session?

I have a server running xfce (ubuntu-server with xfce4 desktop installed). I am connecting to it through Remmina (RDP). Now, I have a VirtualBox running on the server and I want to connect to it so ...
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Remote login lightdm with virtualbox vrdp

I recently came across vagrant, and would like to set it up to use as a throw away dev environment. I was hoping to be able to use the lightdm remote login freerdp to login to the desktop but have so ...
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Can i access C: drive from XRDP?

I am currently using Win 7 Pro and using RDP to connect to an Amazon EC2 instance of Ubuntu. Is there any way I can access local drives on my PC from the Ubuntu desktop?