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How to check if another ubuntu machine already has remote connection happening?

What is a good way to check (preferably through bash script) from an ubuntu machine A, if ubuntu machine B is already remotely connected from ubuntu machine C? This is assuming that these machines ...
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Connect on Ubuntu server 16.04 from windows via remote desktop

I am a newbie with Ubuntu and I am trying to connect to my Ubuntu 16.04 server from my windows machine via its default remote desktop connection. I was following the solution mentioned in this post: ...
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There is something laying on the remote machine's keyboard. How can I disable the key?

I'm using TeamViewer to connect to a remote Ubuntu machine. I think there might be something laying on the remote machine's keyboard. Wherever I click, it continuously types the letter u. This ...
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Unable to login with static port on xrdp

I have installed xrdp on a Ubuntu mate 16.04 PC and set up xrdp on it. I would like to set a static port so that same session is always opened. But for some reason when I set a static port remote ...
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trying to get nomachine working on ubuntu

I need to connect to my ubuntu machine (15.04) from windows 10 machine. I've installed nomachine server on ubuntu and i can see that it's running the NX protocol on port 4000 as per the server GUI ...
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trying to rdp into ubuntu

I just installed xrdp on ubuntu 15.04 using these instructions: http://c-nergy.be/blog/?p=7984 When i try to rdp from my windows machine, it shows a grey window entitled "connection log" and it says ...
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I can't find the file /.vnc/xstartup?

I'm using ubuntu 14.04. I have installed the VNC by using this command sudo apt-get install vnc4server I have tested the connection and it working and the terminal of other system got open. Now I'...
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Segfault when starting eclipse via xrdp

I installed xrdp on my Ubuntu 16.04 (from apt and from sources) and when connecting to my machine and starting eclipse I get a segfault. When running in gdb I get this output: program received ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop access to Headless Ubuntu Server 16.04 Machine

I have a server running Ubuntu Server 16.04, started from stock installation with SSH server. Currently, I have full access to the machine with public key SSH access. Since the machine is running non-...
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Remote Desktop - xfce4 works but gnome & ubuntu do not

~/.vnc/xstartup Using xfce4 works: if which startxfce4 > /dev/null; then exec startxfce4 fi Using gnome / ubuntu does not work: if [ -r "$HOME/.Xresources" ] then xrdb "$HOME/....
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Can't access Ubuntu through Windows Remote Desktop [closed]

I have a laptop with Ubuntu Server set up and I can access it via SSH fine. So I installed XRDP and XFCE4, but I can't accesss it via Windows Remote Desktop. Any ideas?
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Run GUI on remote computer and control it from local computer

Problem: Parents can't operate computer and I'm going overseas. So I'm leaving behind an old laptop with linux on it (let's call it homecomp) for video chat. I can teach them to power on and login (...
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VNC Error: Xsession: unable to start X session: Help!

I have run into a bit of trouble whilst installing tightvnc server on my new VPS which is running ubuntu 14.04 As I am a linux newbie, I used this guide https://tjosm.com/47/setup-remote-desktop-...
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Remote Session between Windows 10 and Ubuntu [duplicate]

Hi to all respected members of this site. I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my desktop machine. I am able to take remote control of a Windows 10 client machine from Ubuntu on my LAN; However, I ...
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How to enable permanently numlock key in rdp session

I have ubuntu 14.04 client os in which I have created multiple user. And rdp session is taken from windows machine. When I minimize rdp session and do some in work in windows machine and then maximize ...
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How to setup xrdp to allow multiple users to connect to previous sessions automatically?

On Ubuntu 14 or 16 I wonder if docker containers can help (proxy each user to his container and open connection inside of it on only one port? Or may be there are some updates to xrdp that can be used ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop - PAM Authentication failure

With my Chrome Remote Desktop installation, Remote Assistance works just fine. However, Remote Connection fails with the error message: The access code is invalid. Please try again I run Ubuntu 16....
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Ubuntu 14.04 Running over VNC service grey screen

Essentially, when I open up my VNC viewer (in this case I am using the service Weaved but I don't think Weaved is the problem) I only see a grey screen. I have tried many of the suggested options, but ...
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X2Go and OpenGL applications

I'm using X2Go software for remote desktop access to a home machine running Ubuntu 14.04. I have the x2goserver package installed on the server and x2goclient installed on my Ubuntu 14.04 client. Both ...
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accessing a session via VNC without that session being visible locally

When I remotely connect to my workstation in my office via my laptop using VNC/vino, you can see everything I'm doing via my laptop on my workstation in my office. On my laptop I am using tightVNC to ...
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What is Canonical's solution/strategy for Remote Desktop in Ubuntu?

Ever since breaking solutions like xrdp with Unity's hardware acceleration, I've been wondering what Canonical would do to replace it or what their official recommendation would be. Is this no longer ...
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Desktop remote control unable to access my account

I'm trying to access via remote desktop (with VNC since RDP doesn't work...) to my work account. On my work computer there are 4 accounts and every time I try to login, it logs me in to an account ...
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Alternative for NX server?

In past I used to use NX server and client to remotely connect multiple users to one Linux machine. It was a nice gimmick as even though it was the same machine every user had his own desktop ...
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Ubuntu to Windows remote desktop problem

I just got a desktop PC recently, and installed Ubuntu. Problem is the desktop had to be put in the basement, and I have satellite internet so I have to watch my data usage. I have a laptop upstairs ...
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Packages to run Firefox window on a server?

I installed Ubuntu Server 16.04 and to test something I want to use firefox on the machine remotely with: firefox -no-remote When I try it I get back Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "canberra-...
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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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RDP support in unity

Is there any support yet for remote desktop protocol in Ubuntu Desktop yet? - I need to give access to >100 users in an AD domain and I would rather not have to install VNC clients. I know RDP is ...
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Where is the shared folder in Remmina?

I've been searching for the past couple of hours with no solution in sight. I'm using Remmina to RDP into a Windows XP machine, and have a shared folder set under /home/RDP_Shared. I don't see this ...
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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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Windows Work >>Ubuntu Studio Home

Is it possible for me to be to access my Windows PC at work so I can move files and check my emails from home on my Ubuntu machine?
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Ubuntu 16.04 Remmina connect to Mac with different display resolution

I'm trying to connect via VNC Remote Desktop using Remmina from my Desktop Ubuntu 16.04 (1920x1080) to a MacBookPro Retina (1440x900). The connection seems to work but I cannot scale and Mac's Desktop ...
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Control Ubuntu from Windows over Bluetooth

Do you know of any software that allows to open the Ubuntu terminal from Windows over Bluetooth?
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Trying to remote desktop into an Apple

I'm trying to remote into a Mac (OSX 10.11.5) from Ubuntu 16.04. I tried with Remmina via VNC. However, it appears to connect at first. But almost immediately after it appears the Remmina window ...
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Xrdp login failed

I Am trying to login to Ubuntu machine from windows using RDP. Installed xrdp and tight vnc but while connecting am getting following error xrdp_mm_process_login_response:login failed Steps ...
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How to fit resultion when remote desktop?

I use ubuntu 14.04 with remmina 0.9.99. This is window of remmina remote desktop in full screen state after remote to the server: How to fit size resolution same as real desktop?
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Remote Desktop: Single clicks interpreted as double clicks

I've got Ubuntu 16.04 on an HP G62 laptop. Very new to linux, but I haven't been able to find any issues like this in my searches. When I work from home, I have to remote into my work desktop through ...
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GUI not working properly on VNC connection

I am trying to set up an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS desktop to allow multiple simultaneous VNC users at once and followed this tutorial: ubuntu 14.10 multiple Simultaneous independent remote (desktop like ) ...
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Why remmina on Ubuntu refused to connect to Windows 7 (Service Pack 1)?

I am confused and lost as to what to do next after having gone through the Internet for answer. I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on my laptop (WIFI) and Windows 7 (Service Pack 1) (Ethernet) on a ...
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Problem on installing teamviewer on 16.04 LTS

I have a problem on installing teamviewer on 16.04 LTS. I don't know if this problem is just on my PC but I can't install it. I found this solution: Download the official image from http://www....
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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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Remote desktop/remote display viewer for Ubuntu Touch devices?

I was wondering, is there a tool that I could run on Ubuntu Desktop, and be connected to an Ubuntu Touch device through a remote desktop (or remote display) application, such that mouse clicks are ...
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VNC connect to background user

Is it somehow possible to allow local VNC connection to background user to other people while I'm myself working as the main user?
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how to remotely enable and access remote desktop in ubuntu 14.04

I am very new to Ubuntu and I have tried a few things found on google to connect to my remote desktop but they all seem to propose commands that I can't run on my ubuntu (like vino). Can someone help ...
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Using Chrome Remote Desktop on Ubuntu Gnome

I have the CRD (Chrome Remote Desktop) installed on my Ubuntu machine, and I am able to "share" from it, and "access" to another computer. When I try to access CRD from another computer (by double ...
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How to use xrdp with Unity on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS?

I'd like to remotely connect to an Ubuntu 16.04 LTS system over xrdp using the Unity desktop environment. I have a 14.04 LTS system that I configured to use Xfce for xrdp connections, but I prefer ...
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Advice on best remote control solution for Ubuntu from Windows

I have a laptop which is running Ubuntu 14.04 (will switch to 16.04 tomorrow). I use this laptop for university, which consists of programming and database management (Oracle). Seeing as the laptop is ...
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Copy and paste from the remote session to Ubuntu using Windows mstsc

I use Windows 7 and use mstsc to connect to my Ubuntu 14.04 server. But I cannot copy and paste between the two systems. Is it possible to do it?
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Error when running “vino-preferences” on Ubuntu 15.10

I'm trying to configure and enable remote login on an Ubuntu 15.10 machine by connecting to it using ssh from Ubuntu 14 machine. On Ubuntu 15.10 machine, I've installed vino using the following ...
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How to VNC into current session, instead of creating a new one (from mac)?

I have setup my ubuntu machine to allow remote connections using the default "Desktop Sharing Preferences" panel, and then I used Mac's VNC viewer Share Screens to connect to it, and it works. ...
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LTSP failed to establish RDP connection

Could you please help me? I installed a ltsp server on a ubuntu 12.04 machine in order to use it as a thin client to connect to the terminal server of the company. i did installed ltsp-server ...