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How to diagnose a vnc-crashing problem?

Tightvnc server keeps crashing on my dedicated Ubuntu server. The Ubuntu Unity main desktop is unaffected, but the tightvnc server crashes and takes down any program that was running in its (xfce) ...
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Ubuntu Virtual Desktop for web development

I installed Ubuntu Desktop, LUbuntu for web development in a VMWARE Esxi. I set 1 GB ram for 3 operating systems which my friends are going to use with me. The server is 8 core processor 32 bit with ...
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How To Start VNC Session With Gnome Desktop?

I'm trying to start a VNC session with the Gnome Desktop as follows: Server Side Configure .vnc/xstartup file to: #!/bin/sh # Uncomment the following two lines for normal desktop: # unset ...
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What do I need for remotely accessing my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop?

I am at a loss as to how to set up my machine for remote connection. Do I need to install a VNC server (which one?) or is Vino (installed by default) enough? I opened Desktop Sharing Preferences ...
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Remote Desktop Solution for Ubuntu 14.04 host and a Windows Thin Client w USB support?

THE GEAR: Midtower running Ubuntu 14.04 for the host An HP t610 Thin Client running a stripped-down embedded copy of Windows 7 and VMWare. Note that the client factory resets with every boot. DAC ...
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Enable remote desktop on azure ubuntu

A few day before I created a virtual ubuntu machine o my MS azure. I have an ssh connection (via PuTTY) to this machine, but I just cannot get the remote desktop working. Well in fact, I'm pretty new ...
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Installing Chrome Remote Desktop

I'm trying to install chrome Remote Desktop on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, but keep on getting the following error: The package is of bad quality The installation of a package which violates the quality ...
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Key is CORRECT: “not authorized” to decrypt?

On ubuntu 14.04 I installed Xfce to make remote desktop work. On win7 when i rdp to the machine and attempt to mount an encrypted usb device I get "not authorized to perform operation" message. I've ...
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Vinagre XML bookmark password

We have a couple of machines that run on Ubuntu and have Remote Desktop Viewer (Vinagre) to connect to a Windows 2008 R2 server. I have edited the vinagre-bookmarks.xml file to add bookmarks. I wanted ...
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Chrome remote desktop for Linux

I am trying to install Chrome Remote Desktop to my Linux machine so I can remote in from another computer. I have done this before on many other machines including on Windows and Mac; both of which ...
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rdp error - problem connecting

I'm trying to set up an rdp connection from a W10 desktop to a Ubuntu 15.10 server. The connection is made but when i'm putting in my credentials to open the desktop on my server it's turning back to ...
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How to fix a constantly-crashing/freezing/disconnecting VNC server?

I am running tightvnc server on my Ubuntu machine, which I connect to from my Macbook, which then runs an XFCE virtual desktop (i.e. not the main Ubuntu desktop that shows up on the monitor connected ...
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14.04 xrdp gnome-session (of any sort) does not work

I have spent the evening trying to get xrdp working... None of these ~/.xsession options work - the connection starts, but then crashes gnome-session -–session=Ubuntu-2d gnome-session ...
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VNC Viewer with Ubuntu 14.4

Im trying to connect to my vagrant-ubuntu box using VNC Viewer but have isssues Error: "The connection was refused by host computer" I have installed the VNC Server vagrant 2324 0.0 0.1 ...
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What did change in RDP access between 14.04 and 15.10?

I've been using 14.04LTS on my home server, including access via Windows Remote Desktop to the server itself as well as to several --type vrdp virtual box virtual machines. Now I've had to reinstall ...
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How to connect to Windows Server 2008 Remote Desktop with Network Level Authentication Required

I want to connect via remote desktop to a Windows Server 2008 R2. On the Windows server's remote desktop connection properties, it is set to "safer". Specifically, the selected option is "Allow ...
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Linux Remote Desktop

I'm attempting to network two(2) h.p. machines , a z800 and a xw8600, using a remote desktop connection. My question is, is this task hardware dependent in any way, and what is the procedure for ...
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Teamviewer daemon running but unable to connect to it

I use teamviewer on Ubuntu to take control of digital signage computers. When I start teamviewer in graphical mode everything works fine, it shows up on my device list on my pc and I'm able to ...
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How to access an ubuntu machine via VNC from the login screen?

I want to access an Ubuntu machine remotely via VNC. But I can access the Ubuntu machine only if the user is logged in. I want to access the ubuntu machine via VNC from the login screen itself. We can ...
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Can I use remote program like a windows mstsc?

I'm looking for ubuntu remote program like a windows's mstsc. I want connect to ubuntu server each account. And I want work with GUI(X-window). I tested X-ming, RealVNC, xrdp... Xrdp is similar to ...
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How to get a remote desktop on an Azure hosted Ubuntu?

I have an Ubuntu installed on Azure. (it was created from a bitname image, but this is hopefully should not matter) Here is the version: Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS ...
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How do you keep unity desktop in a remote desktop connection

I am looking to set up a remote desktop PC. But from what i had read, the half to install another form of desktop interface that is not unity, these are utility's like XRDP, X2go. I am wondering if ...
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I need to access my 15.10 desktop with remote access. How can I do so?

I have a Ubuntu 15.10 desktop that has some programs on it that I cannot get on my Ubuntu 14 laptop. However, I would like to be able to use these programs when I am away from home with my laptop. ...
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How could I change the remote desktop display name?

I have set the Ubuntu desktop sharing system and works fine, but I'm unable to change the name of the remote desktop. By default, it's "cialu's remote desktop on host-name" and it's too long for me. ...
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How can I configure gateway in Remmina UI?

I`ve just installed latest versions of FreeRDP (1.2.1) and Remmina (1.2.0) and I finnaly can connect to my rdp using gateway (like this way): xfreerdp /v:server /g:gateway /u:Username /p:pass ...
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How to work remotely on Windows 8 from Ubuntu 10.04

How can I work remotely on Windows 8 machine from my Ubuntu 10.04 PC? Is there any guide how to set up remote desktop and VNC this way? (I don't want to use TeamViewer).
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Remove last space from alias

I want to create an alias for xfreerdp, and I need to concatenate the /v: parameter in my alias with the server name, that I'm obviously providing when invoking this alias. Alias: alias r='xfreerdp ...
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How to access Windows 10 PC from Ubuntu 14.04 using Remote Acess Client like Remmina

I have a laptop with Ubuntu 14.04LTS and my friend has Laptop with Windows 10. How should I configure both these laptop so that I can access Windows desktop from my Ubuntu? Specifically how should I ...
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How do I get rid of this box that opens when logging in using remote desktop?

This box shows up every time I login to Ubuntu using remote desktop. I'm on Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 LTS with the Lubuntu LXDE Desktop (lubuntu-core). Is there any way for me to get rid of it?
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How to remotely access Ubuntu using VNC

I've been trying to configure VNC (Vino) on Ubuntu Desktop so that I can remotely access it from an Android tablet or another PC using a secure connection, but I can't seem to get it working. I had ...
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The screen is grey blank when connecting ubuntu through Windows's remote desktop

I installed the xrdp on the ubuntu 14.04 desktop and I followed instructions in Blank desktop when logging in via xrdp, http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1899111&page=2 and ...
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Intercept local X Session. Detach from hardware monitor and attach to Virtual

I cannot find any solution for this scenario: start local XServer on tty7 (display :0, hardware Monitor) -- call it "X Session 1" lock this "X Session 1" connect remotely via ssh detach "X Session ...
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Remote Desktop Secutity

I'm learning how to remote desktop from my Ubuntu machine to my Debian machine. I'm using Remmina and VNC. One problem I have is that the security is weak. To enable remote desktop on Debian I went to ...
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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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RDP VirtualBox Ubuntu 14.04.1 host Windows 7 remote control guest

I use Linux Ubuntu 14.04.1 server with Lubuntu-desktop for host of VirtualBox 5.0.6 r103037. I have installed one virtual machine - Windows 7 Ultimate. I am able to connect via Remote Desktop from ...
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Redirecting a locally mounted Windows SMB share (CIFS) to a Windows Terminal Server session

I have been living in the linux world only 2 months so far and have hit a problem with the above mentioned task, now explained in more detail: Our company has 2 Windows Terminal Servers to which the ...
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Remotely access Linux from Windows computers

I have an interesting situation. I work for a company that sells medical equipment. We work in many hospitals as a 3rd party, but one particular hospital, due to its nature, requires heavy ...
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Remotely control a remote Ubuntu server

We have a remote Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS server with SSH, which we use for Selenium tests. I have to login to https://mail.live.com/ from the server's IP address, and confirm the verification code in my ...
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Start NoMachine before login

I’m using NoMachine on a pc with Ubuntu as server and an Android tablet as client. I want the server-side application to start before the login to the desktop environment, so I don’t have to log in ...
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Chrome remote desktop - unity must be restarted every time

Whenever I use chrome remote desktop I see my wallpaper and desktop, but no window bars or taskbar. If I use the mouse to open a terminal, I can type "unity" at which point everything is back to ...
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Unable to do remote desktop using xrdp

I have a virtual machine (ubuntu) 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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Remote Desktop - RDP blank screen and aborts after disconnect

Attention: I scrolled through a lot of questions and didn't find an answer, please don't mark this as duplicate! A similar question is already here, but sadly it didn't receive any answers. I'm ...
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Run RDP server on Ubuntu 12.10

What's the best way to run a RDP Server on Ubuntu 12.10? I'd like to run an RDP server on my Desktop running Ubuntu 12.10 and be able to login from another 12.10 machine using the remote login ...
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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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how to start LXDE session automatically after tightvncserver starts to make me able see desktop when connecting to the host via vncclient?

I have system which is equipped with Intel Celeron processor 1.1 GHz s370 with 384 Mb of RAM on Intel d815egew motherboard which supports wake-on-lan function. I want to use such a PC for Internet ...
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how to specify SSH option with Remmina?

I'm trying to connect to a server with Remmina on my Ubuntu computer. The problem is that Remmina has limited configuration and does not allow me to add SSH options such as -X that is needed for GUI. ...
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Detect teamviewer session start and kill it after X minutes

I have an application that's running on an Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 using xsession and xorg with google-chrome. I've installed teamviewer 10 on the machine so if they have internet connection they can ...
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What should I do to stop the 'gray' screen when using xrdp?

So far, here are the steps I've taken: In a fully-updated 14.04 (as super user) sudo apt-get install xrdp sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install xfce4 echo xfce4-session >~/.xsession sudo service ...
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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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VNC Desktop Sharing Connects to Inactive User

I have set up my parents with an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS box. In order to assist them, because they are parents, I set up VNC / Desktop Sharing (using the Desktop Sharing GUI) with "Allow others to view..." ...