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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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Remmina RDP crashes when I try to control another user remotely

Remmina works fine until I try to connect to another user through tsadmin.exe. Then it crashes. Console output is blank. I tried to update from FreeRDP PPA, but it does not work at all, I had to purge ...
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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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Ubuntu's Desktop Viewer just shows the remote console of the computer not the GUI desktop?

I have done the things suggested here Remote Desktop Viewer Set-up for 12.10 but still cannot see the remote desktop. It only makes available the console. How can I get the real desktop over the app? ...
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Remotely Connecting to a Raring Ringtail Desktop from Windows 8

I have an Ubuntu(13.04) computer on my home network and frequently want to access it remotely from my Windows 8 PC (Like an RDP session on 2 Windows PCs). I have found a few solutions, but many are ...
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xrdp to Ubuntu loads different session

When I use my PC A to log into remote desktop of the server, which runs Ubuntu, run some program (say MATLAB), close the connection and re-log into the server, the MATLAB still runs. However, if I ...
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libGL error: “failed to load driver: swrast” over RDP

I'm trying to run Repetier-Host (Mono) on Ubuntu 13.04 (x64) via an RDP session (xrdp). It starts up fine when I am working directly on the machine (not via RDP). When starting the application via ...
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XRDP screen size is tiny

I am using Windows7 remote desktop connection. The 'Display' settings for RDC are set to [1920x1080]. When remote desktoping into my Ubuntu Server 12.04, I get a 1920x1080 window. However, the actual ...
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Cron job bash script to restart desktop sharing?

I'm having trouble with desktop sharing crashing while during remote sessions. Is there a way to set cron to check and restart, if necessary, the desktop sharing application with a bash script?
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How to login in a pc via remote desktop [duplicate]

I have installed an ubuntu 12.04 as a server. Every morning I start my ubuntu 12.04 (as a server) but i can't connect to this pc for login. If you know any way to connect and login the pc then please ...
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How to create a remote desktop connection between two Ubuntu PCs

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 as a server on a PC, but I am unable to connect via remote desktop from my another Ubuntu PC. Can you help me? Thanks.
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Remote desktop connection similar to Windows XP [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu on my home PC. How do I connect to my employer's network via remote desktop like I used to do when I ran XP?
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Help with Desktop Sharing?

I have Ubuntu 12.04, and I need help. I have downloaded 'Desktop Sharing" and "Remmina Remote Desktop Client". How exactly do I use it and how do I get set up with both apps? < ...
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How to install vnc server so I can have complete control on my Ubuntu Server?

I installed ubuntu server 12.04. I installed gnome desktop on that (GUI essential for my purpose). Now I want to control the server remotely. I tried following things and not very successful : ...
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How to turn on ubuntu pc with remote desktop

Can i turn on, logout, login one ubuntu pc from another ubuntu pc through remote desktop. I have also try remote desktop but i can only when pc is turn on.
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How to connect a CentOS system using rdesktop command?

I am using a Ubuntu system as server with windows xp clients. i have succesfully connected all xp system using the rdesktop command but when i tied to connect a CentOS system using rdesktop command it ...
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How to get touch screen gestures?

I have an android tablet that i use to remote control my ubuntu 13.04 netbook, the program i use is team viewer. you ca only control the mouse and it is pretty rubbish like that. Can i get some ...
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Remote Desktop from a ubuntu 13.04 to an Ubuntu 13.04 machine so the user on the second machine can see my movments

I would like to remote desktop/VPN from an Ubuntu 13.04 computer (a) to an Ubuntu 13.04 computer(b) so the user(s) on the second machine can see my movements. I would like something a lot like ...
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Connecting through Remmina to X11VNC Server

This puzzles me: I'm trying to connect through Remmina Remote Desktop Client to a X11vnc is a remote desktop server. Both computers are running Linux, are online through a standard home DSL ...
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How to Share My Desktop from Empathy using Jabbber Account between Ubuntu Machines?

I am unable to get the Share My Desktop feature in Empathy to work on Ubuntu 12.10 or 13.04. I have a Jabber account setup (Google talk). I right click on a user in Empathy, I select Share My ...
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Connecting to Ubuntu Server over VNC and having it make use of my multiple screens

I've got a VNC server configured on my linux server and i can connect to it and it works, ive set the resoltuion to 1920x1080 and it uses one of my monitors, and works well in full screen. I ...
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Remmina cannot connect via proxy server

I am trying to connect to windows boxes via RDP sessions using Remmina. My office newtork requires me to connect via citrix and then use a proxy. I have ssh , filezilla and firefox configured to ...
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Cannot view User Accounts on Linux Ubuntu 12.04

I am working on a fresh install of Linux Ubuntu 12.04 and for some reason I cannot seem to access the User Accounts. Through terminal I am able to establish ssh connection to the root account and to ...
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Windows & Lubuntu Remote Desktop Issues

I am new to Linux and I have an issue I have installed Lubuntu which I plan to use as a headless server so I need to be able to remote desktop into it however after installing sudo apt-get install ...
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Is there any way I can have two users on my system playing games simultaneously?

I have a fairly powerful desktop computer where I can run two instances of a game (one natively and one in a win7-64 bit virtualbox). I was wondering if I there was any way to connect a laptop to my ...
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Where does VNC store its logfiles?

I've been getting a lot of VNC login attempts lately (it's probably because of that home server I set up a while back,) and I was just wondering where the access logs are. The directory ~/.vnc doesn't ...
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Anti Aliased Fonts with NoMachine NX

I am running nx server on a headless ubuntu server. Its desktop is to Unix -> Custom -> Emacs which gives me an Emacs window on the local machine. The only thing that does not work as expected is the ...
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Screen Resolution issue on Ubuntu 13.04 installed under Virtualbox

I have Host OS -Windows-7 and Guest OS -Ubuntu 13.04. Problem is when I open any web-page in browser e.g firefox, I can't see the bottom of web-page. I'm facing same issue with Remote Desktop ...
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remote desktop & launcher (.exe)

1) What are clear steps for being able to remote into my Ubuntu box from my Windows 7 box? 2) Is there a way to have a .exe be attached to my left-hand launch bar?
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xrdp sesman wows

Well I'm running ubuntu on arm7 and had xrdp running nicely with tightvncserver, lxfe, then it stopped working, reporting a login error. Looking at the log for xrdp it seems to be fireing up Xvnc ok ...
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Keyboard mapping problem using remote access and VMs

I use TeamViewer on Win7 to connect to my Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop to run a VM through VMWare Player running Ubtuntu 12.04 Server. Win7 -> TeamViewer -> Ubuntu Desktop -> VMWarePlayer -> Ubuntu Server ...
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How to connect to existing X session without unlocking physical display?

I usually leave many programs running on my workstation and sometimes I need to use it remotely. So I need to connect to existing X session, while keeping physical display (workstation's monitor) ...
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How do I remote to my desktop? [duplicate]

I am wondering how I remote into my ubuntu machine from a Windows Machine that is on a different network?
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Remote desktop disconnects VPN

I'm using VPN to connect with a Windows server. The connection is configured to route only one specific IP address via the VPN. I'm using that IP address to remote desktop to the Windows machine I've ...
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Remote desktop from Windows to Lubuntu

Is there a way to remote connect (via windows remote desktop) to my Ubuntu server which has the Lubuntu Desktop, just like is possible with Unity?
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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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Windows to Ubuntu via rdp: mounting local drives?

As some of you may know, RDP in Windows allows the client to make its drives available to the host or target machine. I have done that with no problems in the case of Windows-Windows and Linux-Windows ...
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Failed to load session "ubuntu-2d

I tried remotely connecting to Ubuntu 12.04 from windows 7 using remote desktop manager. After installing xrdp, I was able to login but was not able to see any icon on my Ubuntu Desktop. Even the ...
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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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How can I change the name of Remote Desktop in Ubuntu 12.04

I am using Gnome Classic DE with Ubuntu 12.04. The Vino VNC server is functioning perfectly but it annoyingly advertises itself on the LAN as "(user)'s remote desktop on (server)". I've looked at ...
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how can i convert my system into a remote desktop server

We are a small team having limited resoueces but large projects and ideas. I use Ubuntu 12.04 on my system. I want to make my system usable to others also. Hence I want to convert it into a remote ...
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Run without monitor in 12.10

Yes I know this question is out there but none of the answers work for me like the ones found here and here. I have Ubuntu version 12.10 32bit. It's a fresh install. Only software installed is ...
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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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Remote desktop resolution

I'm connecting to a Windows desktop through Remote Desktop Viewer but their desktop is so small that it's to difficult to work with it. Is there way to increase the resolution?
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How do I get sound back after connecting with x2go without rebooting?

When I connect remotely over NX using x2go, for some reason, I get a pop-up on the server asking if I want to permanently forget the sound devices that have just been removed: The devices are not ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Remote Desktop On Windows 8

Well i just tried to connect to my brother computer that is working with Windows 8, so I filled up all the Fields and everything went cool. The problem is When i log out and try to log into his ...
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Remote desktop for multiple users

This is an old question. Is there something like remote desktop but have multiple users logging into their own desktop? Well as at home windows xp remote desktop.
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How to connect to home computer from work computer behind VPN (using remote desktop viewer)?

I have a dyndns account linked to my home computer and everything is set up so that I can SSH to it from my work (university) computer. I then connect it to the university VPN (using these steps) and ...
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Remote desktop solution working with Ubuntu 12.04 + Unity (3D)?

I'm trying to install a remote desktop solution on some clients using Ubuntu with Unity (3D). I've uninstalled Unity2d because it behaves not very well. Xrdp won't work, only the wallpaper is shown. ...
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I cannot copy and paste between window and ubuntu with LXDE desktop

I installed VNC in the VPS with Ubuntu OS, then I installed LXDE desktop. I remoted to the desktop of VPS via VNC, then I tried to copy between my Windows computer and the VPS, but it did not work. ...