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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to Copy Image From Remote Desktop

Can some one please help me to copy image from Remote Windows Desktop to my local Ubuntu 15 Desktop. I had tried using many Paint tools, but still no luck. I can just copy text but not the image. ...
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how to use remmina remote desktop client for ubuntu 14.04 to ubuntu 14.04 desktop sharing? [duplicate]

Please share steps how to use remmina remote desktop client for ubuntu 14.04 to ubuntu 14.04.
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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..." ...
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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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User Permissions on remote XFCE4 session

I've looked around a lot and haven't been able to find an answer to this issue. I was having a lot of Thunar related errors being thrown in my remote FXCE4 session, so I reinstalled Thunar to fix a ...
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Teamviewer: tv-delayed-start.sh

Teamviewer on my Digital Ocean Ubuntu droplet is set to auto start, but takes about 5 minutes after the system restarts before it becomes responsive to remote control again. In: ...
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xfreerdp remoteapps, mouse doesn't work correctly

I've recently installed Ubuntu Gnome and it is working great, however there are certain Windows applications that I still need to use on a day-to-day basis. I had an 'older' computer laying around, ...
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login to remote computer (w/ x2go) so I can use media server with connected hdmi system

I have a local server with a HDMI screen/sound attached to it. I want to be able to login remotely to that server and select/play media from that location. (I am currently using x2go and would prefer ...
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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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Chrome Remote Desktop with android

I have a dream that one day I can remotely connect to my Ubuntu using my android(remote desktop)... On a more serious note I have tried many solutions for doing that , lastly I have tried the chrome ...
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teamviewer not ready (no connection) message at office computer

I installed Teamviewer on my office PC (Ubuntu 12.04) by downloading the Debian package and using my mobile connection (usb tethering). I also installed it on another PC with Windows 7 (connected to ...
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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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dnsmasq cannot create listening socket for PXE boot

I'm trying to set up a LTSP server so I can have thin clients all around our office, but for the time being, after following this tutorial, whenever I try to run: sudo service dnsmaq start or ...
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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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google chrome remote desktop on ubuntu

Recently I've downloaded the google app called "google chrome remote desktop" which I would like to use for controlling my pc with Ubuntu 15.04 64 bit remotely from my Android phone. So, I installed ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop - cannot share

I'm trying to install chrome remote desktop on ubuntu 14.04. Despite already having installed it, whenever I click 'Share', chrome downloads a .deb file. Does anyone know how to get chrome to ...
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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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How to get external IP from remote Ubuntu computer

My ISP typically leaves my IP address fixed, but when there is a power failure, or if their service goes down for more than about 15-30 minutes, my home is assigned a different IP address. My goal ...
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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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RDP Printer not Showing ( Lubuntu to Windows Server 2008 r2)

I'm new to ubuntu... I'm currently running Lubuntu latest version on my PC and RDP to windows server 2008 r2 works pretty well. But I can't detect any local printer on the network. I'm using Remmina ...
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How to uninstall Real VNC in Ubuntu 14.04

Well the title almost says it all, I installed Real VNC. First I downloaded the generic installer 5.2.3 64-bit from here: Then I used tar -xvf VNC-5.2.3-Linux-x64-ANY.tar.gz to unpack and with ...
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What remote host allows tunneling thru ssh with public key and password?

I need a virtual desktop that can only be accessed by having the ssh public key and the user password. I was trying remmina but it does not seam to support the dual authentication of public key and ...
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“Unable to connect to RDP server” in remmina desktop client

Never done it before so have no idea where i am going wrong. I clicked on new to make a new rdp connection and then added the ip address in the "server" box. THen i put the username and password in ...
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How to access a RUNNING remote desktop

here is my problem: I have been working the whole day (on my office computer running Ubuntu) on a text document using a text editor (kile) when I came back home, I tried to copy the (newer) version ...
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What systems/remote desktops allow remote unlocking and locking

I have a very good desktop running ubuntu 15.04. I have a 2gb chromebook for developing on the go. The chromebook is not powerful enough to do what I need, so I need to be able to unlock my pc ...
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Robot with embedded PC,how I can visualize the remote desktop?

my robot has an embedded PC and Ubuntu 15.04 is installed by default. I know user, password and IP address. The PC uses a USB to CAN converter to comunicate with the motor controllers. It is already ...
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ubuntu PC is not accessible in VNC viewer in android

I have a PC, laptop and an android mobile. I have enabled my PC with WIFI connectivity and I am able to access it remotely in my laptop using Remmina(client). I have ubuntu installed on both my PC and ...
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GUI login problem

I am using a ubuntu server. when i start that server it directly opens the command line. so to get GUI i have installed ubuntu desktop. It is installed properly... but when i press Ctrl+Alt+F7 it ...
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Remote access to 14.04.2 desktop through Google's Chrome extension vs. installing X11 server?

I have an Android tablet and smartphone and there are pages of apps in Google PLAY related to remote desktop. I have Chrome installed on both my Android 4.4.2 tablet and xubuntu 14.04.2, with the ...
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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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Connect to ubuntu from windows 7

I read lot of blogs and SO questions. xming VNC I found these two things to achieve my requirement. xming opens everything via commands in the putty. Is there any other way to install a software ...
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Why am I loosing keyboard control in Remmina?

I am taking an online course that requires me to log in to a remote Windows server, and I am doing so using Remmina Remote Desktop Client. Once I am working on the remote server everything is fine, ...
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Remote desktop setup on Ubuntu 15.04

I installed Ubuntu 15.04 in Eucalyptus cloud environment . Now I'd like to setup remote desktop connection from Windows Laptop to linux (Ubuntu 15.04). What is a best solution for that ? I tried ...
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Editing ~/.vnc/xstartup to launch Xfce on VNC server

I have been following this linode tutorial Except that I want to use Xfce instead of Unity. On the last line of the ~/.vnc/xstartup file is says to add: gnome-session & What should I put for ...
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Remote upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 over xrdp

I have a remote server that I very foolishly tried today to upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 using the GUI over xrdp. I've discovered that xrdp doesn't work with 14.04 unless you install an alternative ...