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What is the name for root user?

Here is the scenario: Installing Ubuntu and when asked for root password, just left empty. Only entering the password for the normal user. Now, I want to connect to such OS remotely. I'm using ...
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Is there any VNC server that is compatible with the Cinnamon desktop environment?

I have just installed Ubuntu server on an old machine and decided to put Cinnamon on it just to have a minimalist UI, just in case I need one. However, I can't seem to find a VNC server which is ...
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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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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After reading some stuff (mostly outdated, unfortunatly) - I want to ask if there is a way to have ubuntu machine connected with a Windows 10 machine (both in the same Network, not connecting from "...
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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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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 running....
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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 desktops....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 http://...
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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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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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Remote Connection

I can remotely connect to my pc running windows 10 and my raspberry pi but for some reason I can't connect remotely to my pc running ubuntu 15.10 from my pc running window 10. Any solutions to this?
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14.04 - Remote Desktop/Control to Headless Ubuntu Desktop

Apologies if this has been asked many times, but there seems to be a variety of options for remote desktop onto a headless machine running 14.04 LTS (Desktop) I don't have much experience with Ubuntu,...
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How can I use the host's keyboard for a 'remote' SSH session from a tablet computer?

The perhaps slight odd requirement is this: I have a computer running Ubuntu I have an iPad from which I can SSH into said computer I'd like to use the iPad as an extra terminal screen Things I ...
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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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Suspend Ubuntu with unified remote

I downloaded the unified remote app for Android, which has the ability to control your computer from your phone after setting up a server on the computer. I am running Ubuntu 15.04. Most things are ...
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Is it possible to VNC into a separate desktop?

I'm currently running Ubuntu 15.10 on my home-theater and I'm frequently using Remmina Remote Desktop Client to manage the box. Since the home-theater is frequently in use playing it's video duties, ...
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How to add search domain to Vinagre Remote Access Viewer

I'm trying to connect to a pc of a friend which also uses Ubuntu 14.04. I'm using Vinagre Remote Desktop Viewer to connect to him using his external IP but the program don't find him because it is ...
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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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WiFi Mouse Remote Desktop RDP on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am trying to get WiFi Mouse Remote Desktop feature to work on my system and it says that I have to run the a RDP but is really vague on the requirements. I have Remmina Remote Desktop Client but am ...
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How to completely remove audio (kmix, pulseaudio) on kubuntu-desktop for rdp/x2go

I use a ubuntu-server distribution (14.04) along with the package "kubuntu-desktop" to allow users to log in remotely and access a desktop. I currently use "x2go" as the remote-desktop connection ...
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How to restart clipboard for remote desktop in Linux?

To restart remote-desktop clipboard in windows, I would end the process of rdpclip.exe and then create again. How can I do the similar thing in Linux using command line?
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What's the best way to remotely connect to a Windows 7 machine? [closed]

I have a headless Win 7 machine. A have to work quite a lot on it but don't want to connect mouse/ keyboard/ monitor. Is there a comfortabel way to use a ubuntu 14.04 machines mouse/ keyboard/ monitor ...
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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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Ubuntu remote server control from other network

Hello everyone today i worked on an old laptop i had with ubuntu 14.10 on it. I can now remote acces it from my home wifi connection. But i was wondering what if i want to acces it from a train with ...
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xrdb to Ubuntu machine not working from external network

I have a Ubuntu machine that I would like external users to connect to using RDP. Connecting from an internal network works perfectly fine. But users outside of my network,who use the public IP, can ...
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Teamviewer 11 can't find network on ubuntu server

So i've set up an ubuntu server that has tightvncserver installed. so i connect with a vnc client and I tried to install teamviewer so i could remotely manage the server(yes I know I could just port ...
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Cannot RDP to another Ubuntu box

I have Ubuntu 15.10 running on my desktop PC and my laptop. On the desktop PC I have enabled sharing in Desktop Sharing Preferences: Next I am trying to use remmina client to connect to Ubuntu on ...
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How to go about diagnosing a vnc-crashing problem?

What are the steps most people take to diagnose a vnc issue in which the session keeps crashing constantly? My specific issue is discussed more here (and here), but since that question wasn’t getting ...
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Remote Desktop to a different gateway

Hello I'm newbie to Ubuntu. I want to ask about how to remote desktop connection but different gateway through terminal, without any software or GUI. I already coordinate with my friend to test a ...
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Desktop sharing failing between 12.04 and 14.04

On both machines I have Desktop Sharing and Remote Desktop Viewer (vinagre) up and running. On both machines in Desktop Sharing Preferences I have enabled Allow other users to view your ...
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Remote desktop from Win to Lubuntu via x11vnc

I have 2 questions bothering me: I've configured SSH connection from windows to lubuntu, and installed x11vnc and tightVNC viewer (and everything works) Problems: Why does starting x11vnc shows ...
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How to diagnose a vnc-crashing problem?

Tightvnc server keeps crashing on my dedicated Ubuntu server. The Ubuntu Unity main desktop is unaffected, but the tightvnc server crashes and takes down any program that was running in its (xfce) ...
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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 ...