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Is it possible to see a remote ubuntu server throught a gui?

I have some ubuntu (version 13.10) servers which I can access throught ssh. It is all fine, but I'd like to access them with a gui, so to handle some operations more efficiently. Of course I'd like ...
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Ubuntu 14 beta Server and Xrdp [closed]

I am trying to get XRDP working with the latest beta of Ubuntu 14 server. However, after my rdp client logs in all I get is a grey screen with an X in the middle. This is the error from my ...
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1answer
119 views

Getting grey hash screen when using RDP into my server

I've just installed Ubuntu Server 12.04 - this is my first ever outing with Linux; this may well be a simple question.... :) (on a different note, i LOVE this apt-get stuff!) I have installed the ...
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1answer
57 views

How to transfer files to Windows Server through rdp?

I am using Ubuntu, and have tested a lot of rdp clients, right now I am using "Remmina RDC". As a web developer I, need to transfer files to the server "Windows Server" and vice versa. I am new to ...
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1answer
44 views

I cannot access my server [closed]

I cannot access my ubunto dedicated server ubuntu1204-server_64 using nx client Each time I try to connect there is a connection error. Nx client may be disabled on my host.. I need your help to ...
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1answer
537 views

how to remote desktop into server gui without logging into the console beforehand

ok so I want to use something like VNC or RDP to connect to my Ubuntu 12.04 server after it has booted up and is displaying a login prompt without having to go to the console and actually log in at ...
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30 views

Server disk encrpytion prevents connection after SSH remote reboot

newbie here. I am running Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS on an old machine for a home server project using a static IP address. Running OpenSSH server on it enables me to connect remotely from my Windows7 ...
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331 views

Remote Desktop Connection with Ubuntu Server 13.10

I had a PC running Ubuntu Server 12.04 and RDC was working fine but when I upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 when I go to connect I just get a grey screen. I would like to just be able to login and use the ...
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140 views

Ubuntu server 12.04 problem - switch to desktop or upgrade to 13.10?

We are running Ubuntu server 12.04, and we've also installed of the all the required packages (ubuntu-desktop etc.) to enable users to use a desktop when connecting to our server. We've encountered ...
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87 views

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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0answers
427 views

FreeNX, NoMachine, refusing connection, Ubuntu 12.04

I've installed the NoMachine FreeNX system on a number of Ubuntu systems but their latest version (installs with a single file rather than the previous, client, node, server trio) will not allow me to ...
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172 views

remote desktop on Ubuntu Server 13

I recently installed Ubuntu server to use otrs. After my installation of Ubuntu and otrs I would use a desktop to have an easy use for other technicians without a great knowledge about *nix. I also ...
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1answer
458 views

How to install vnc server so I can have complete control on my Ubuntu Server?

I installed ubuntu server 12.04. I installed gnome desktop on that (GUI essential for my purpose). Now I want to control the server remotely. I tried following things and not very successful : ...
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2answers
460 views

how can i convert my system into a remote desktop server

We are a small team having limited resoueces but large projects and ideas. I use Ubuntu 12.04 on my system. I want to make my system usable to others also. Hence I want to convert it into a remote ...
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0answers
993 views

Failed to load session “gnome”

Like the title says im getting this error when trying to connect with tightvnc viewer from windows 7 to ubuntu server which has installed xubuntu-desktop(with sudo aptitude install xubuntu-desktop) ...
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How do I run teamviewer in a headless system?

I'm really new to Ubuntu 12.04 and I've been trying to get remote desktop services between me and my server. I don't have any spare monitors, keyboards or mice. I did connect said items too the server ...
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1answer
4k views

Making Remotely Connected ubuntu server as GUI enabled

I am trying to connect to a remote server in cloud hosting service using remote desktop client application. Actually, the remote server is a server edition. I need it as GUI enabled like an Ubuntu ...
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1answer
905 views

How to connect to a virtual server using TightVNC from a Windows XP machine?

Our client from a different country provided us a VPN connection which we connect through Sonicwall net-extender. I am using Windows XP 32-bit. After that I use putty to connect to the client's ...
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2answers
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Remote Desktop for Ubuntu Server requires installing the desktop distro?

Since I am new to Ubuntu, and as the GUI makes finding and installing applications a snap (at least for me), I was checking if there's a remote desktop feature for Ubuntu Server and I found out ...
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2answers
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Need a remote desktop to a headless server without logging in first

I've been using Linux for many years now but only to run servers. Over the last few days I've been struggling with a technical / configuration issue which I hope someone can help with. I've installed ...
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4answers
357 views

Is it possible to install Desktop edition in Server edition, then access remotely?

Is it possible to install Desktop edition in Server edition, then access remotely? I can think of lots of applications for this, but don't know if it's possible, or what the drawbacks could be.
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2answers
2k views

Installing gdm on headless Server Edition

I have Ubuntu Server running on a headless box, which is right now, almost entirely doing only software RAID and feels a little underused. I'd like to get into using Ubuntu as a desktop a little more. ...
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1answer
611 views

Installing or faking a x11 session

I have a headless Ubuntu-server running at work, and I connect to it from my home Windows machine through Putty. I've logged in with putty, and I need to run a program back at the server (a java ...
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1answer
456 views

How to restrict / limit the number of RDP sessions? [closed]

I need a way to restrict the remote desktop sessions on Ubuntu Server. Any ideas how I can do that ? I did Google, but didn't find anything for Ubuntu. Thanks !
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What is the best way to set up a headless server?

I have a ubuntu development server at work. It is an old rack server that is located somewhere in the company's dungeon, where nobody ever goes :)The only way it can work is as a so-called headless ...