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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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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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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Remmina alternative

Does anybody know any good alternative for Remmina (doesn't have to be free)? RDP would be the most important protocol for me. Remmina is extremely buggy lately. Segfaults every now and then, ...
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How to connect to existing X session without unlocking physical display?

I usually leave many programs running on my workstation and sometimes I need to use it remotely. So I need to connect to existing X session, while keeping physical display (workstation's monitor) ...
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12.04 desktop sharing Black Screen

I know there has to be a simple excuse for this I have however been unable to find it I have used Ubuntu for quite some time and until 12.04 any time I needed VNC access to a Ubuntu Desktop I simply ...
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Remote desktop connection color not proper

I am using lubutu 13.10.I have installed remima in it.When i connect to remote connection which is windows server 2008 the display is not proper.It has different colour some weird colours.I have ...
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Is there any software which is tender on RAM, and can remotely shut down my PC?

Is there any software which is tender on RAM, and can remotely shut down my PC? I am using lubuntu 13.10
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Ubuntu 13.10 - how to have a remote desktop initialized via command line?

I have few users remotely who using Ubuntu 13.10 and they have lot of issues cause they are new and learning Ubuntu 60+ age. As a result for free teaching i need to have remote access instantly in ...
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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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Screen Sharing Behind Firewall

I've setup my brother's computer with Ubuntu. I would like to be able to control his screen with his permission, to configure and instruct him when needed. However, he is on a provide IP provided by ...
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Change default port for remote desktop sharing 12.04 LTS

Basically I want to be able to access different computers remotely (all on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) that are on the same wireless network. I've gotten this to work for one computer by forwarding port 5900 on ...
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How do I set up xrdp session that reuses an existing session?

I have been trying to set up a RDP terminal server on precise using xrdp and have been having significant trouble getting a working configuration. When a user logs on, I need it to connect to that ...
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Empathy Audio Call, Video Call, Desktop Sharing and File Sending not working

When trying to make a Video or Audio Call from a Gmail account to another Gmail account it throws a window error with the following output: There was an error starting the call I have the Gmail ...
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How can I enable the “Share Desktop” feature in Empathy?

What steps do I need to follow if I want to use the Share Desktop feature with another user in Empathy? I've already enabled the Remote Desktop option through System -> Preferences -> Remote Desktop ...
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how do i set up a remote desktop connection on a VPS using terminal access (12.04)

I dont know much about Linux and I want to learn more so i signed up for a VPS. i want to use some form of remote desktop and so far i am failing. i think i've setup xrdp and vncserver on the linux ...
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How to install TeamViewer?

How can I install TeamViewer in Ubuntu?
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How to control an Ubuntu PC from another Ubuntu PC over Internet, using mobile broadband connections?

There are two Ubuntu PCs called A and B. A and B are connected to the Internet using two separated Internet connections. (In my case, two mobile broadband connections ppp0 x2 ) Each connection has a ...
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How to setup Remote desktop sharing?

I am using Ubuntu 11.04 and I want to know how can I access another one of my friends system using Ubuntu 11.04 over remote desktop.I have installed openssh-server,Now what will be the next step to ...
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I'd like to use VNC, with the xmonad window manager, at an arbitrary resolution

In order to use an arbitrary resolution (the resolution of the client) I've found that I need to create a new display session (correct term?). If I use display 0, I can't start a VNC server at any ...
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How to start remote desktop service in Ubuntu 13.10?

I'm only able to remotely connect to my Ubuntu box after it's logged in using VNC Viewer on my Windows box. How do I setup ubuntu so that it starts the remote desktop service at boot up?
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what is Remmina's “remoteFX” secret to running ANY sort of application remotely?

I am attempting to run an openGL application from a remote pc. Both pc's are on intranet (so GBit connection) and both are running ubuntu 13.04. If I share the desktop of the pc running this openGL ...
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Access latest Xubuntu desktop remotely?

There are so many conflicting and outdated info on this, but what is a good way to set up a remote desktop server on Xubuntu 13.10 Saucy? So far I have seen people use vino, x11vnc, vncserver, and ...
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Is it possible to use remote desktop from Windows 7 to Ubuntu?

I'm brand new to Ubuntu and Linux in general and I installed Ubuntu on a second PC (just to be sure that if I mess something up, I still have my Windows 7 PC). Is there an easy way for me to use ...
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RDP to ubuntu 13.04 from windows 8 is not working

RDP to Ubuntu 13.04 from windows 8 is not working. I have used sudo apt-get install xrdp to install xrdp I am getting a blank screen after giving user credentials of ubuntu(sesman-Xvnc) How to ...
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Resize VNC screen

I would like to be able to resize a VNC session, where the Ubuntu 12.10 server is running with the default VNC server by selecting "Allow other users to view your desktop" and "Allow other users to ...
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NoMachine NX Client V4 and Lightdm

I am trying to connect from an Ubuntu 13.10 laptop with Nomachine nx V4 to an Ubuntu 12.04 system with Nomachine nx V3.5 I can successfully connect to the machine, but if I try to connect to the ...
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Is it possible to use a computer at home as (and for) power and a laptop as monitor.

Does ubuntu have a strong remote desktop, where you can use the power from a better computer? Thanks.
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Connecting to Ubuntu using Remote Desktop Connection on Windows 7

I'm trying to connect to a machine with Ubuntu from a different machine running Windows 7 using the Windows Program Remote Desktop Connection. I used the command: sudo apt-get install xrdp which ...
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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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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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Remote Ubuntu 12.04 desktop cannot display X on local laptop

I have an Ubuntu 13.04 laptop and an Ubuntu 12.04 desktop. I want to be able to open and see images, windows, and pdf files that are located on the desktop via remote access from my laptop. When I ...
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Setting up Qtile to work with XRDP

I'm trying to get a basic RDP GUI for a VPS server I have running precise. Qtile seems like the perfect lightweight interface for remote desktop. However, it's written in python and XRDP doesn't ...
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X11/SSH issues “wrong authentication”

I've been having issues getting X11 to work lately - several hours of googling and trying various fixes have got me nowhere. Here's the specifics: I am trying to log in to a department computer ...
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No desktop showing in Ubuntu 13.04 via VNC on a VPS

I have a VPS on which till now I've been using ubuntu 11.04 ... This OS is very outdated now, so I decided to give 13.04 a shot ... So I've just installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my VPS ... After ...
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Setting a group to inherit properties with Remmina

I am using Remmina to connect to many servers across my network, sorted into groups. Is there a way to edit/set a group to inherit usernames/passwords from the group? Similar to the "Inherit ...
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Opening and controlling a window over ssh

I have a raspberry pi to which a monitor is connected. I have ssh'd into this raspberry pi from another box. What I want to do now is: Open a window (ie a browser) on the monitor connected to the ...
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Broken desktop when using xrdp

Currently, I have xrdp installed, with the following in the .xsession file: gnome-session --session=ubuntu-2d When I attempt to access the machine via remote desktop from windows, I am able to ...
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telnet: Name or service not known

When I accessed a remote host using telnet I got an error like this: root@nani-Inspiron-3520:/home/nani# telnet amsys@192.168.0.4 telnet: could not resolve amsys@192.168.0.4/telnet: Name or service ...
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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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Remote Desktop Connection Problem

I am facing a problem while connecting to a virtual machine vm (running Ubuntu on it) from my laptop(running windows 7 on it). I am able to connect to vm using remote desktop. The problem is that ...
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Remote Desktop similar to Teamviewer?

I'm looking for an application similar to teamviewer to install on ubuntu 10.10. I know that the teamviewer's staff has released a version for ubuntu, but I'd like to use something completely open. ...
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Remmina remote control: black screen after XBMC exit

I have a HTPC (Quietpc Sidewinder Fanless media pc) running Ubuntu 12.04 and autostarting XBMC Frodo. I'm remote controlling this machine using my laptop also running Ubuntu 12.04 and using Remmina ...
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How can access the Windows desktop from Ubuntu if they are on the same hard drive?

I don't want just a command box, but a separate window that lets me in to Windows. I've seen it before so I know you can. Tried running Remmina but its not letting me connect.
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Remote dekstop connection to virtualized Windows desktop not working

I may be explaining this wrong in the title so I will walk you through my situation here and then put the contents of the .rdp file below. My company uses rdweb hosted on Windows Server 2012 to allow ...
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Unable to connect to remote ubuntu machine from Windows

I am working on Ubuntu 13.04 in my office and wanted to connect to this machine from my personal laptop which uses Windows 7. I've installed NX server, NX node and NX client in Ubuntu and trying to ...
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How can I debug VNC screen repainting issues?

I have what some might consider a trivial use for VNC, but I'd like to get it to work and it's technically interesting to me. My use case is that I'd like sometimes to be able to control my desktop ...
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VNC on UBUNTU 13.04 - not showing full desktop

i am trying to use vnc on ubuntu 13.04 but I am unable to get full desktop. SO far what I have got is a error message that says "Failed to load session ubuntu-2d", or a blank screen or a desktop ...
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Desktop.exe in Ubuntu

I have installed ubuntu on my laptop and Desktop. But I need to access another window installed PC/Server using remotedesktop.exe. How can I open remote desktop . exe in Ubuntu for accessing another ...
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on Teamviewer connection between 13.04 to 12.10 computers, short cut strokes do not work?

I am running Teamviewer 8 from my laptop 13.04 Ubuntu to workstation with Ubuntu 12.10 and I cannot use short cuts (like alt+tab) on the connected machine. However I experienced that all of those ...