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Ubuntu Server 14.04: How to keep the state in remote desktop sessions?

I need to prepare an Ubuntu server for concurrent use for 5 users. The idea is using this server from Windows 7/8 clients remotely, through "Remote Desktop"-like applications. At this moment I have ...
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Can local Ubuntu Server display GUI app from remote desktop?

Local machine: Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS, 32 bits Remote machine: Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 LTS, 32 bits Is it possible to launch Firefox or any other GUI-based applications on the remote desktop machine ...
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remote-desktop using Real VNC Viewer from MacBook Pro to Ubuntu

I'm using Real VNC Viewer to control an Ubuntu Server (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, running standard remote desktop). Conneting my MacBook Pro is working well and the remote Screen is displayed - but my Mac side ...
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RDP from Windows into Ubuntu VM

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 running as a VM on a windows server 2012 host OS on a server. I want to Remotely connect into this Ubuntu VM from a remote machine which is running windows 7. How can I do this? ...
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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 Server and Xrdp

I am trying to get XRDP working with the latest 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 .xsession-errors ...
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416 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
93 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
48 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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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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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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378 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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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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105 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
474 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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186 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
511 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
502 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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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
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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
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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
370 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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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
678 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
503 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 ...