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How to access Ubuntu desktop from a Windows system?

When using Terminal Server Client, it is possible to access the Windows desktop (remote desktop), from an Ubuntu PC. Is the reverse possible? What is the Windows XP application used to connect to ...
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Access Ubuntu from xp by remote desktop [duplicate]

I want to access 14.04 via remote desktop from xp. I installed vnc4server on my 14.04 system following this guide. Now what to do afterwards? Do I need to install some thing on xp? vnc client for xp? ...
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How do you connect remotely from another country?

Normally, I installed Ubuntu for people with little experience with computer. These people's tasks are simply email, office work, and some more chit chat online. If I am with them, I can troubleshoot ...
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cisco VPN works, but cannot get to desktop

I have configured the Cisco VPN with the same info from WinXP and have downloaded remote viewer but cannot get to a desktop at work. I use remote desktop with Win XP, but I am not sure what to use ...
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VNC client not working — Not able to see the changes happening on the other side

Here is the Problem: I have two computers connected in the same LAN. I am trying to access one computer from another using Remote Desktop Viewer, I am able to see the remote desktop. But when i ...
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How to optimally connect to an Ubuntu desktop (Unity)

After enabling an Ubuntu desktop for remote desktop connections (via the desktop sharing preferences), I am trying to gather how should I actually connect to it from a remote, other, Ubuntu desktop. I ...
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Remote Desktop - Sub User fail

The problem is this... XRDP works just fine under 'root' user, and the desktop (lubuntu) connects fine... but I can not get other user accounts to connect (such as my freshly made 'admin' or 'dev' ...
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Can xFreeRDP connect to a Server 2012 Connection Broker?

We have a Server 2012 connection broker setup and I have read that there is a "/load-balance-info" parameter that it has which is required for the broker however when I look at the options in Ubuntu ...
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Remote desktop from Windows Mobile to Ubuntu

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04, I'm wondering is there a any possibility, to share remote desktop from Windows Mobile Pocket PC device. Like ActiveSync Remote Display, from MS Windows Mobile Developer Power ...
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VNC from samsung chromebook to ipad?

I have a Samsung Chromebook series 3 with an ARM processor, I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 Unity and am trying to use VNC for the 1st time to display to my iPad. I'm a noob with Ubuntu. On PC I've used ...
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Gateway Server in rdesktop

I know that Microsoft servers follow RDP 6.x and that somehow Remmina doesn't seem to support this. Is there a Remote Desktop Client around that will support TS connections?
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How to connect two PCs with nomachine? What goes where?

I I have two PC, both running Ubuntu 11.10. They are running on the same LAN, both are connected via wireless. I usually connect them with the default running Remote desktop Viewer on PC1 and Desktop ...
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Display issue on remote machine using GDM X11

I am remotely logging into an Ubuntu machine through SSH(MobaXterm) using Gnome desktop remote environment from my Windows PC. I am having trouble with one of our video applications in displaying ...
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NX Error: Cannot accept public key

I have installed NoMachine for Linux -x86_64, amd64 from DEB package to my Ubuntu machine. Connecting to it from Windows using NX protocol and password authorization works just fine. But I get the ...
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What is the alternative for Teamviewer?

Is there any Ubuntu alternative for team-viewer software for Windows?
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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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Connecting to remote ubuntu desktop?

I installed ubuntu desktop 12.04 on my server, but I want to be able to connect using vnc from my mac. I cannot login to the desktop as its at a different physical location, I only have ssh at my ...
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How to make xrdp display preexisting open programs

I use xrdp to remotely connect from my Windows 7 laptop to my Ubuntu 13.10 server, which works perfectly... until I disconnect. Then, the next time I connect, all my programs are gone, presumably ...
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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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Ubuntu 13.10 rdesktop issuse with local printer

I have a Ubuntu 13.10 32-bit installed on my machine. I am using rdesktop to remote into a Windows 7 Pro 32-bit machine. I have a local printer that is connected via USB to my Ubuntu machine. The ...
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Is there an RDP client that can work with a dual monitor setup?

I have a Windows Hyper-V Server setup. On the Hyper-V Server we have Windows 7 Pro 32 Bit installed. On Ubuntu it comes with Remmina RDP client by default. I like the default RDP client, however I ...
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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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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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Remote into windows server from lubuntu on same network

I would like to remote into my windows server 2003 from lubuntu or any other linux OS that is preferrable. I am new to Linux so I am not sure what OS is best for this purpose or what other ...
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Is it possible to connect to login screen on console session via VNC or RDP?

Following the instructions from Use xrdp to connect to desktop session, I've set up xrdp/vino so that if I'm logged on at the console, I can remote in and share the desktop. However, my question is ...
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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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SSH session hanging the remote desktop

I have been remotely connecting to my ubuntu dekstop at work using SSH, I have noticed that after some ideal time the connection hangs and on restarting the SSH, ssh does not identify my desktop on ...
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Ubuntu remote desktop

I want to remote control my ubuntu from another ubuntu. I need to have audio support and fast connection with the ability of issuing shortcut keys and clipboard copy and language switching. What I ...
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How do I enable Remote Desktop connection on Xubuntu 11.10?

How do I enable Remote Desktop connection on Xubuntu 11.10? I do not find any options such as those present in Ubuntu?
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Remote desktop to Ubuntu has wrong keyboard mapping

I am connecting to a new install of Ubuntu 12.04 via remote desktop (after installing xrdp). Everything seems to work fine except that the keyboard mapping is for US rather than UK. I have looked at ...
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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 capture mouse/trackpad mode in Splashtop client?

I am using Splashtop which is a remote desktop software which allows me to connect and control the computer using Android. In the Android client I can capture my mouse so that I can use the scroll ...
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Remote Access Media Library

I have a very large media library on my home computer (12.10) that I want to access on my laptop (13.04) from work/wherever I am. It's too big to keep a second a copy on my laptop via some sort of ...
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Access Windows 2008 Server through Remote Desktop

I just installed ubuntu 13.10 on a new laptop someone gave me, because I've always wanted to learn. I've had an easy time so far, but I need to access my work's Windows 2008 Server. I have scoured ...
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How to activate alt+tab function and grab copied text on remote pc by Remote Desktop Viewer?

I have a problem when I want to switch windows on remote pc. When I press alt + tab, it switched windows opened on my pc, not in remote pc. How can I send or activate alt + tab on remote pc (server)? ...
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Switching between active RDP's via Reminna (How-To)

I often use RDP to remotely connect Windows servers & SSH to linux distro(s). As the subject explains; I always wondered how to to switch between active RDP windows. I'm using the default client ...
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Cannot start log in through rdp after restart (Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS)

I have installed xrdp, unity-2d and xubuntu-desktop on my VPS remote server with Ubuntu to have a remote rdp access to it. By the first time it worked fine. But after rebooting I cannot log in into it ...
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How do I remotely control another Ubuntu desktop from Ubuntu?

How do I remotely control another desktop (both are Ubuntu 12.04) from my client machine? Is it possible to use Remmina Remote Desktop Client?
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how can i connect very secure remote desktop connection

i am using .pem files to connect ssh connection it's working with out .pem files we can not connect ssh connection. remote desktop connection only require public ip & password if we ...
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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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How do I remotely connect to a windows XP virtual machine

I'm running Windows XP on a virtual machine (Orace VirtualBox 4.0.8) on a home server and I want to be able to connect to it from outside the network. I have the domain thanks to dyndns.com which ...
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logmein under ubuntu to manage windows server

I have to manage some windows server by logmein. But I use ubuntu as client... looks that logmein does not work under linux... it's the same for you ? Simply I connect to logmein, I authenticate ...
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gui loss on personal computer

was attempting the remote login option(which failed). then I logged into my main account to seek online help, I logged in and i had no side bar with icons on it, or a top menu bar either. my personal ...
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Cannot connect to Ubuntu 12.04 with RDP, but can with RDP app

Just set up a ubuntu box and installed xrdp so I can remote onto it from my work station. I cannot connect with mstsc, however when remoting in from the Microsoft RDP app on my mobile, it works fine, ...
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How to save individual session on Ubuntu when remote login through RDP?

I have my Ubuntu installed on VMs, and I have Mac and Windows on my laptop. I frequently RDP to my Ubuntu, and it's really irritating when I have to open everything again after I login. Is there a way ...
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VNC server on Ubuntu 12.04 is not working — external VNC clients cannot access

I did: sudo apt-get install vnc4server then: vncserver But VNC viewer at a Windows computer could not access the Ubuntu. Then, I did: sudo apt-get install gnome-core But still no access.
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How can I remotely access my Ubuntu desktop from Windows? [duplicate]

What is the best method (program) that is free to access Ubuntu desktop from my Windows laptop other than VNC viewer?
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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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Set no monitor resolution for xrdp

I have read numerous posts on different sites and still cannot get this to work. I have an Intel NUC that is running Ubuntu, and I need to Remote Desktop into it. I need to sue xrdp because I am not ...
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How to access localhost using rdesktop?

installed android x86 in virtualbox on my host Ubuntu 13.10. I'm trying to access the guest from the host through remote desktop but I cant access through either remmina or rdesktop but i'm getting a ...