Questions that refer to a software or an OS feature allowing applications, either command line programs or graphical applications, to be run remotely on a server, while being displayed locally.

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3D sbs on linux

Is there a program that lets me play my PC games such as Portal 2 on my Google Cardboard by splitting my screen in half and showing the same thing on both sides, then mirroring my screen via remote ...
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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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Can I access Ubuntu from Windows remotely?

I have Ubuntu installed on my work computer. I am wondering whether I could have access to it from another computer with Windows installed. If so, could you give a step by step guide, please? Thank ...
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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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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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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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Black Screen When Using NoMachine (Server is using FreeNX) Failed Gnome Session?

I was following instructions from here: http://www.drivard.com/2012/06/installation-freenx-server-ubuntu-12-04-lts-precise/ I installed FreeNX on my server (Ubuntu 14.04). I am able to remotely ssh ...
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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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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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Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop Sharing (VNC) encryptiom / auth problem

I know this has been discussed, but I can not find a permanent fix. I enabled desktop sharing, unchecked "manually approve every access", set a password, and I'm trying from the local network, or via ...
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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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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 solution working with Ubuntu 12.04 + Unity (3D)?

I'm trying to install a remote desktop solution on some clients using Ubuntu with Unity (3D). I've uninstalled Unity2d because it behaves not very well. Xrdp won't work, only the wallpaper is shown. ...
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How to access Ubuntu GUI through Teamviewer on headless server?

I'm building what will primarily be a Plex Media Server, but I also like to tinker with Linux, so I'd like to get to the GUI via Teamviewer. I got everything up and working before I realized GUI ...
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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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Remmina rdp session - no toolbar and keyboard shortcuts don't work

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.10 and I copied over my .remmina folder from my old 14.04 install and all my connections are there however when I connect to remote windows computer through rdp which is ...
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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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Getting black screen when connected with x11vnc

I'm trying to run an x11vnc server so that someone can connect remotely to my computer, but I'm having trouble getting it to work. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and testing the VNC server by using Vinagre to ...
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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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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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Controlling a remote Linux machine with dual monitors

I have a remote Linux VM that runs Ubuntu 12.04. I currently use NX to connect to the remote machine and work on it in a GUI environment. On my host computer, I have 2 monitors of different sizes (22" ...
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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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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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Unable to do remote desktop using xrdp

I have an Ubuntu virtual machine to which I need to do remote desktop. I do not have physical access to that machine and I can do only ssh to the machine. I wanted to do remote desktop and came up ...
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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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Share Desktop via Web Browser

I need to share my Desktop with users that don't use Linux. I'm looking for a tool where users can hit a URL in their browser and view my desktop, like join.me for Windows. I tried running join.me ...
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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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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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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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Use xrdp to connect to desktop session

I use Ubuntu on my desktop. When I am away from my desktop, I would like to access the session using my Windows 7 laptop. Currently, I am using xrdp to connect, but it starts up a remote session. Is ...
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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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14.04 - Remote Desktop/Control to Headless Ubuntu Desktop

Apologies if this has been asked many times, but there seems to be a variety of options for remote desktop onto a headless machine running 14.04 LTS (Desktop) I don't have much experience with Ubuntu,...
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Teamviewer no connection on Lubuntu

I want to be able to connect to the remote system via teamviewer even if it was restarted. I can connect to the system if i run teamviewer manually, but can't do the same if system was restarted. ...
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Can an Android phone control Ubuntu like a remote?

I am looking at making a budget media centre. I am new to Linux and have not yet installed it but think I can manage. I want to use Ubuntu and would like to use my Android phones to control or work as ...
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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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Status of rdp session manager sesman fail

I was using xrdp to remotely connect from my Windows laptop to Ubuntu server. It was doing ok but failed after a weekend all out of sudden. I did a >#service xrdp status and it returned: * ...
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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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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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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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Control Ubuntu from Windows over Bluetooth

Do you know of any software that allows to open the Ubuntu terminal from Windows over Bluetooth?