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

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Cannot RDP to Windows 7 with Remmina on 12.04 [duplicate]

Since I upgraded to 12.04, I am unable to RDP to a Windows 7 server. All I can see is a pop-up that says "Uable to connect to RDP server ". I am able to RDP using Vinagre, so that rules out any issues ...
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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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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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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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I get “Failed to load session ”ubuntu-2d" when using XRDP

Initially, when I try to log in to my ubuntu machine (version 12.10) using RDP, I would get an ubuntu desktop background, with no text, menu bars, or anything to indicate it loaded the desktop. I ...
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Using Alt+Tab in Remmina RDP connection

In Ubuntu 12.04, I want to use Alt+Tab in remote PC connected using Remmina by RDP connection. At this time, when I go full screen, this shortcut is always handled by "host" and not by remote machine, ...
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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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Using gnome-boxes with Remote Desktop Connection

In the past I used to connect to my Windows server from Ubuntu with remmina (through rdp protocol). I've recently installed Ubuntu gnome remix (12.10.1) and gnome-boxes and I'm wondering if I can do ...
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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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How do I stop Remmina nagging about rdp certficate validation?

I'm RDP-ing to a WIN2K8 machine from Ubuntu 12.04+Remmina but EVERY TIME I'm prompted with a Certificate Validation. Does anybody knows how to avoid these messages or validate them for good? .
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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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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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Remmina remoteapp over RDP

I was wondering how to use remmina to open applications on a Windows machine over rdp using remoteapp (or seamless or whatever it's actually called). I've already used Kim Knight's RemoteApp Tool to ...
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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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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 to associate RDP extension to open remote desktop client on 12.04?

The tsclient application used to work for opening .rdp files, but Remmina does not seem to work the same way. Does KRDC, Remote Desktop Viewer or some other application work? I'm using Precise ...
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How to use Remmina or any alternative to connect to windows 7?

I'm new here & I just tried to connect to windows 7 on my laptop from Ubuntu 12.04 on my pc. First i tried tsclient but i couldn't isntall it on Ubuntu 12.04. Then I tried Remmina. The problem now ...
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Alternative to Remmina

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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How do I get tsclient back in 12.04?

I "upgraded" to Ubuntu 12.04 over the weekend and am not at all happy. tsclient which I used to use all the time here at work is gone. Remmina is terribly unstable and buggy. tsclient was so stable ...
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Using windows exported “.rdp” file from Ubuntu

I got this ".rdp" remoteAPP file from work which enables me to run a specific application from the terminal server, I can open it easily using windows with a double click, are there any ways to open ...
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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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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 do I use dual monitors with Remmina Remote Desktop Client?

I am trying to use my two monitors when I use Remmina remote desktop client. There is no option for using all monitors like RDP in Windows. Does any one know how can I accomplish that with Remmina? ...
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Desktop sharing options for Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity

I would like to be able to access my office Ubuntu 12.04 machine from home, from a Mac Mini with Mac OSX. I have a VPN and I am able to access my office machine over SSH, so connectivity is not a ...
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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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remote connection using rdp protocol failure connecting to 12.04

new install of 12.04 64 bit installed vnc4server and xrdp trying to connect remotely to it using rdp protocol just getting blank screen with my desktop background then dialog box saying ...
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Is there an RDP client that can work with a dual monitor setup?

I have a Windows Hyper-V Server setup. On the Hyper-V Server we have Windows 7 Pro 32 Bit installed. On Ubuntu it comes with Remmina RDP client by default. I like the default RDP client, however I ...
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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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Can I transfer files alo copy paste in Remmina (or another RDP client) on 13.04 while connected to a Windows 7?

When I connect to a remote Windows 7 using as FROM a Windows 7 machine, I can copy paste files between machines. How can I enable that feature while using as FROM Ubuntu?
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Will Windows 7 Remote Desktop client connect to 12.04 server?

What, if any, versions of Windows RDP will connect to Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS 64bit ?
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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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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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Ubuntu to XP remote desktop connection

I'm trying to remote desktop connect to my windows XP laptop from my Ubuntu machine. I am using Remmina Desktop Client. Both the computers in question are at home and both are on the same wireless ...
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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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RDP to amazon EC2 Ubuntu instance

I've set up an Amazon EC2 instance. I allowed RDP from any ip in the security groups, installed and started xrdp and added a user with a new password. However when I try to remote connect, the ...
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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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Ubuntu in enterprise [on hold]

We currently have Windows XP desktop (around 50 computers) in an VDI environment (View Hoziron aka View) We think to upgrade our installation and have choice : - Upgrade to Windows 7 (or 8) - Jump ...
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Black and white Checkerboard in XRDP [duplicate]

I've recently been trying to install and connect to xrdp in Ubuntu 13.10, and authentication seems to be going properly, but when the screen transitions to the OS, the only thing I can see is a ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Access Windows Server 2008R2 Remote Desktop Service RD Web Access RemoteApp from UBUNTU 14.04

All my office computers are running in Windows. However at home I have Ubuntu 14.04 x64 bit running on my laptop. Few days back, I got a opportunity to work from home. To do this, my friends (using ...
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route terminal server client over ssh

I want to access a virtualbox guest from Lubuntu thrue "terminal server client" (rdp on 3389) How can I route (from Lubuntu) my "terminal server client" over a ssh connection I establish before to a ...
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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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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 ...