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xrdp-connection to Ubuntu 15.10 with iPad App: keyboard mapping wrong

I just set up xrdp on Ubuntu 15.10 to access my favorite Java-software through an iPad. Worked out fine so far. But: within the RDP-client-apps on my iPad I have difficulties using the in-app ...
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KWin crashes when connected on VNC

Whenever I connect to my KDE 5 desktop served by TightVNC on Kubuntu 15.10, KWin (in the viewer) crashes and I am left with a grey desktop unable to do anything. KWin crashes only on VNC. The ...
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Start KDE 5 through VNC

I am trying to setup TightVNC so that I can access my KDE Plasma 5 desktop remotely. Problem is, I don't know what to put in the ~/.vnc/xstartup file to start KDE.
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Unable to connect Ubuntu 14 & Windows 10 with Remmina

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and trying to connect to another machine (Windows 10) in a different network using remote desktop via RDP Protocol. But when I try to connect I get this error message: Unable ...
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Remmina cannot perform VNC remote desktop session before user logs in

I would like to perform a VNC remote desktop session with Remmina between two computers running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I am able to do this remote session when a user is already logged into Unity on the ...
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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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SSH Remote-Connect from Windows 10 to Ubuntu MATE 16.04 PPC @ light-dm

After reading some stuff (mostly outdated, unfortunatly) - I want to ask if there is a way to have ubuntu machine connected with a Windows 10 machine (both in the same Network, not connecting from ...
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How to remote terminal into the standard desktop?

I want to remote terminal into the Ubuntu desktop 14.x from Windows. To that end I installed xrdp (via apt-get install xrdp) and enabled Sharing via Desktop Sharing Preferences and I am able to ...
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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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XRDP - Connect to the same session (multiple users)

I'm trying to setup a rdp server, but I have some problems with sessions. Basically the user should connect to the same (existing) session, but I can't find a solution featuring multiple users. I ...
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Connecting to server using xrdp leads to grayed out screen

Recently after the upgrade, connecting to a server using xrdp leads to a 'grayed out' screen. Please help to solve the issue. #apt-cache policy xrdp xrdp: Installed: 0.6.0-1 Candidate: 0.6.0-1 # ...
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Terminal blank in xrdp to xfce4 desktop

I am using Remmina from my laptop (14.04) to access my home computer (14.04) running xrdp. I installed xfce4 to be the remote desktop and, mostly, it appears to be working well. However when I bring ...
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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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Run multiple Teamviewer instances at the same time

I'm using Teamviewer 11 in order to remotely connect to Ubuntu Server 14.04. I want that each Ubuntu's user will be able to simultaneously remotely connect to this server with Teamviewer. Currently, ...
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Blank desktop when logging in via xrdp

I am trying to access Ubuntu 11.10 using Remote Desktop from a Win 7 machine. I installed xrdp. I launch the Windows remote desktop client and login in. I then get prompted for the user name and ...
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Distorted xrdp session issue

I've installed xrdp and I am using xfce4 as my desktop software. In order to configure my xrdp to connected to a previously disconnected session, I've made changes as per this answer. Here is a part ...
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Secure way for stranger to install software remotely on fresh install of Ubuntu

I have been trying into install GPU accelerated TensorFlow on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine but keep failing. I am new to Ubuntu and know I should get acquainted with the OS but I need to get up and ...
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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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Connection between desktop(wlan) and laptop(wifi)

I need to connect my laptop to my desktop to control it via network using a terminal. I know how to connect 2 different laptops in the same wifi network but my problem now is that my desktop is ...
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How can I set passwords over 8 characters in vncserver?

I was trying to set-up tightvncserver, but when I went to set the password to a basic 16 Digit string, vncserver responded with this: $ vncserver You will require a password to access your ...
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How do I use screen sharing in Ubuntu GNOME?

In Ubuntu GNOME, there is a section in the Settings called Sharing. I enabled screen sharing and it gives me an address like vnc://you-computer-here.local. How can I connect to it?
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xrdp from Windows 7

I installed xrdp on my new Ubuntu Server 12.xx I saw a video that talked about creating a .xsession because of the 3D and 2D desktop. But it didn't work. If I take the .xsession out it opens a empty ...
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Remotely control Ubuntu machine over the internet [duplicate]

What options are out there so that I can remotely control an Ubuntu computer at home, from anywhere, over the internet? Basically the same as what you'd do using VNC to control an Ubuntu desktop on a ...
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Activate remote desktop on my ubuntu server, which interface/program?

I have a server running the ubuntu 14 LTS. Right now I need to activate the remote desktop option because there is some operation that I can't do with the terminal but I need to use program interface ...
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RDP VirtualBox Ubuntu 12.04LTS Windows 7

There are many RDP questions out there, none of the ones I've read up to now have the exact same problem. I have: A Dedicated server running Ubuntu 12.04LTS An installation of VirtualBox with two ...
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Can't access via Remmina VNC after reboot

In my Ubuntu 14.04, I configure Desktop Sharing for grant remote access so I can connect to it using Remmina. It works perfectly. But it has a problem. If I reboot the PC, I can't access via Remmina ...
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Solved!! Remote Desktop sharing: Ubuntu 15.10 Desktop on a server to Windows 10 client

I would like to view and control my Ubuntu 15.10 file server in my basement from my Win 10 machine in my office. What settings or apps do I need on each ? I've been struggling with this for days. Any ...
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desktop sharing wont enable - ubuntu 15.10

i am attempting to utilise the integrated "desktop sharing" on my ubuntu 15.10 system. the problem occurs when i try and enable the desktop sharing check-box. it simply wont move over. if i attempt ...
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manage remote ubuntu desktop - family and friends [closed]

I often spend time while I'm home with family managing/helping with/being technical support for numerous computer relates issues. I'd want to replace a few family Windows machines with Ubuntu ...
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Apps on VNC and Local display: How to show running applications in all x sessions? (Xubuntu 14.04 x64)

Ok, I usually don't ask questions, because by lurking around here for a couple hours I can find what I am looking for. This one has me stumped though, and I'm not entirely sure that what I want is ...
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Cannot connect to x11vnc server before login

I have installed x11vnc on ubuntu 15.10. Based on: Remmina cannot perform VNC remote desktop session before user logs in I have created a new file: /etc/init/x11vnc.conf on MYSERVER containing: ...
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Remote desktop shows distorted graphics

I'm having trouble with setting up a remote desktop on my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop using xrdp and xfce. I'm trying to log in from a laptop running 15.10 using Remmina. I have set it up as described in ...
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Remote Desktop over WAN

I've got a Ubuntu server and an Ubuntu desktop, with about 4-40ms of latency (they are in 2 different buildings, connected via a fiber ring) between them. Both are running 14.04.3, of the respective ...
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Share Clipboard Between Ubuntu and Windows Remote Desktop

I am trying to copy paste text between Windows Remote Desktop and Linux Ubuntu Server LTS 14.04 with Mate Desktop. I have seen several posts that mention killing the rdpclip.exe process (on Windows) ...
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remote desktop from windows 7 to ubuntu exits immediately

14.04 works fine. I installed 15.10 recently. after remote desktop from windows 7 to 15.10, it did not show any error message, it just display the loging message. but remote desktop will exit ...
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RealVNC v5.3.0 not connecting when accessing Ubuntu 15.10 from a window PC

I'm new to using Ubuntu. I've refurbished an old PC with Ubuntu 15.10 as a personal project. I wanted to use RealVNC so I can remote over to my Ubuntu server. I've downloaded the package from the ...
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How to access remote desktop from a Windows PC to Ubuntu?

How to access a ubuntu system remotely from a windows pc without teamviewer? Is there any other option.
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Why can't I connect from Ubuntu laptop to a Win7 desktop thru Cisco AnyConnect?

I have Windows laptop that can connect to my work thru a Cisco AnyConnect (version 3.1) VPN, then using the Windows 7 built-in Remote Desktop Client. It works OK. I now also have a Ubuntu distro in ...
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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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Pressing 'D' shows the desktop, how to disable?

How do I stop D from showing the Desktop? When I RDP (xrdp) or VNC (built-in or x11vnc, client-side UltraVNC), pressing 'D' shows the desktop. Please tell me how to remove this binding.
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Enable chrome remote connections hangs on Ubuntu 15.10

I have installed this: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/chrome-remote-desktop/gbchcmhmhahfdphkhkmpfmihenigjmpp?hl=en on my Ubuntu 15.10 box on an internal LAN. When I select to share the ...
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Remmina VNC doesn't connect to remote machine

I need to connect to a workstation from a personal machine but don't have any luck with it. The workstation is also Ubuntu 14.04. My personal machine: Remmina 0.9.99.1, Ubuntu 14.04. The window I ...
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Gufw does not open in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using Remote Desktop Manager to access another system which uses Ubuntu 14.04 with Xfce 4.10 desktop. I recently installed Gufw. When I click it from Application Menu\Systems, it does not open. ...
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How can I associate XRDP with windows sessions showing application in fullscreen mode

Following this tutorial: https://thepcspy.com/read/building-a-kiosk-computer-ubuntu-1404-chrome/ I have setup Google Chrome to work in KIOSK mode, and setup XRDP via this tutorial/script ...
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Best VNC client for remote desktop assistance?

Poll on best VNC / remote desktop software for assisting others on Windows/Mac machines from Ubuntu? I've heard good things about TeamViewer and Fog Creek Copilot, but I'm wondering if the included ...
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Is this CPU usage for TeamViewer on Ubuntu normal? If so, are there any better options?

This image was taken while logged in remotely via TeamViewer to my workstation. There are four TeamViewer_Desktop processes open (why?), two of them taking a large amount of CPU (why?). I tried ...
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Connect from Windows 10 to Ubuntu 15.04 using Windows Remote Desktop?

I have looked for this issue on this forum, but most of the information seems to be at least 2-3 years outdated. Hence I made a new post. I currently have a VPS running Ubuntu 15.04 (64bit) and I ...
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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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How to work remotely on Ubuntu from another Ubuntu [14.04.3]?

I have a machine at home and a second at work. Both run the same version of Ubuntu 14.04.3. I want to be able to connect to my home computer from the one at work. I want to see my desktop and work ...
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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 ...