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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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FreeNX, NoMachine, refusing connection, Ubuntu 12.04

I've installed the NoMachine FreeNX system on a number of Ubuntu systems but their latest version (installs with a single file rather than the previous, client, node, server trio) will not allow me to ...
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How to view user session using vnc

I want to view (realtime) the current session on a remote Ubuntu system. I need this for instruction and troubleshooting purposes. I have ssh access to the server with root access. So I've tried ...
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How to access login screen on Ubuntu 13.04 with Windows Remotely

I have two computers, one with Windows 8 and one downstairs with Ubuntu 13.04. After a software update i want to access this ubuntu computer from my windows 8 computer over vnc. but it is on the login ...
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Listening on a specific port for VNC reverse connection

I'm doing VNC reverse connection in this way: Local Machine (That controls): vncviewer -listen 0 Remote Machine (to be controlled): x11vnc -connect REMOTE_IP:5500 Now I need to change the ...
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Remote Desktop from Windows machine using something other than Unity?

Ubuntu 12.04.3 I have a question regarding a computer I use as a file server on my home network. The hardware is actually an old Asus netbook (don't laugh, it's low power, silent, and has a built in ...
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Garbled characters when accessing remote machine

I access my office machine using Hoblink which i believe presents desktop in form of a Java applet. It works very well in windows without any issues but in Ubuntu i face following issues: If i ...
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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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Remote computing

How can I remote login from an Ubuntu machine via an another Ubuntu machine to get the maximum speed? I tried to use TeamViewer, but it's very slow. VNC also has issues. Please let me know about which ...
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xrdp with Win7Pro Remote Desktop not working

Installed xrdp on ubuntu 12.04 and it's enabled. Logging in from Win7Pro, I get connected but no icons or taskbar show up; only the wallpaper is visible on the Win7 remote computer. Neither the left ...
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Graphical remote destop connection to see the open windows

Is there any command to pop up all of the open windows in a remote Ubuntu? I am using ssh -X. Any other solution to see the open windows graphically?
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THE simplest/easiest possible way to remote into an Ubuntu desktop?

I'm going to set up a new Ubuntu install for my dad. I know there will be times he'll be asking for help, so I need a way to remote into that box (a free solution). What do you guys recommend?
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Is there a way to get a separate desktop for each user logged in through VNC?

Hi I am accessing my desktop remotely through VNC server/client connection. I used Vino to establish a remote connection. Now the app which I am building requires provision of a different section in ...
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Why does Guacamole close connections after some time?

I'm using Guacamole, a HTML5 application that serves as a gateway between a VNC server and a web browser. The problem is that when I log in, Guacamole drops the connection after a limited period of ...
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audio for remote desk-top

I need to look in on what my second grader is watching on YouTube. Vinagre works ok (I know George Orwell would be proud), except I am not getting audio. I am much more interested in getting him to ...
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Possible to install ubuntu on a second hard drive while in windows?

I have an old computer that has no video card and an old ide hard drive. I could put my primary sata hard drive from my main computer in it all setup and ready to go for remote desktoping. Then get on ...
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access Ubuntu remotely from android?

I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 and using Android 4.1 Version based device.I'd like to access my Ubuntu from my Android device through remote access. I have already tried several apps from store and I ...
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Remote Desktop Connection

I'm attempting to connect using Windows Remote Desktop Connection. Can I make Remote Desktop Connection from other machines to Ubuntu 12.04 workstation?
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Using windows exported “.rdp” file from Ubuntu

I got this ".rdp" remoteAPP file from work which enables me to run a specific application from the terminal server, I can open it easily using windows with a double click, are there any ways to open ...
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VNCviewer tunneling command failed

command: vncviewer -via 192.168.x.x@administrator localhost:0 ssh: connect to host administrator port 22: No route to host vncviewer: Tunneling command failed: /usr/bin/ssh -f -L 5599:localhost:5900 ...
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VNC'ing is taking FORVER to log in

I have my Ubuntu 13.10 server set up for vnc. I have VNC installed that I think came with stock Ubuntu. I've tried to VNC into it from both my Macbook and Windows Computer. Same thing happens on both ...
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How to start a new Xsession for SSH forwarding?

I want to forward an Xsession over ssh to another system, but I get this error: Fatal server error: Server is already active for display 0 If this server is no longer running, remove ...
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VNC Unity Side/Top Bars missing

While I know related questions have been asked before, I have not found a satisfactory answer, especially not for versions of Unity >= 13.04. When logging in remotely through VNC, Unity side/top bar ...
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Share Desktop via Web Browser

I need to share my Desktop with users that don't use Linux. I'm looking for a tool where users can hit a URL in their browser and view my desktop, like join.me for Windows. I tried running join.me ...
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VNC not working from Remmina ubuntu 12.*

I am trying to connect to remote server(Redhat) from Remmina client in ubuntu 12.04 or 12.10. The VNC port is opened on RH server. When I click connect on Remmina, it hangs. Debug mode log ...
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Can we rdp to a Ubuntu Desktop and automatically choose the right UI as Ubuntu for Android promises?

The Ubuntu Official Video Hands On Ubuntu for Android by Canonical, showcases how the UI and form factor re-adjust based on whether you are using Ubuntu on your phone or as a docked PC Interface. ...
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Desktop sharing with drawing

Is there an application that allows desktop sharing and the capability of drawing in real time?
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VNC session dies after 15-20 minutes

I have a VPS on which I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 64 bit currently .. I've installed tightvncserver on it, and then I access the VPS through a VNC connection .. The problem is that when I boot the VPS, ...
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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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Screen gets minimized by letter d .?

I setup remote desktop connection on my intranet between two computers one running Ubuntu 13.04 and the other windows 8 pro. I set it up so i can access and use Ubuntu with RDC from win 8. All is ...
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How to Remove a User from Remote Desktop-Vinagre

My Ubuntu was illegally accessed with open VNC port. Hacker registered his pc on my machine vpn. How do I remove that user? I am using Vinagre Remote Desktop Viewer on Ubuntu 12.04.
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Tunneled XVNC connection to Ubuntu 13.04 from Windows 7 client — painfully slow!

I recently upgraded to UBUNTU 13.04. Prior to the upgrade I was effectively using xrdp to access my unity 2d (gnome-fallback-session) desktop from my windows 7 client. With the upgrade my ...
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remote desktop on Ubuntu Server 13

I recently installed Ubuntu server to use otrs. After my installation of Ubuntu and otrs I would use a desktop to have an easy use for other technicians without a great knowledge about *nix. I also ...
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Why is VNC Viewer freezing the moment I click on the screen?

I just moved from a wireless connection to a direct connection to the router. The IP changed but nothing else. Now when I start a remote desktop session, I see the inistial state of the desktop, but ...
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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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How to disable user remote logins in my ubuntu server?

I have an Ubuntu server that I have installed KDE on it. I use XRDP package that enables users to use Microsoft Terminal Services Console to remote to my server. I have a backup operator that I need ...
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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?