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Questions that refer to a software or an OS feature allowing applications, either command line programs or graphical applications, to be run remotely on a server, while being displayed locally.

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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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. ...
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Resize VNC screen

I would like to be able to resize a VNC session, where the Ubuntu 12.10 server is running with the default VNC server by selecting "Allow other users to view your desktop" and "Allow other users to ...
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remote assistance application

I goggled around a lot but I didn't find a proper answer to my question, so I'm going to ask it here. I convinced my parents to switch to Xubuntu and I would like to offer them remote assistance ...
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Can i control Ubuntu 12.10 desktop while it is being remotely controlled?

Me and a friend are trying to do a certain activity on my Ubuntu desktop; it is a program on my computer that he and I want to work on remotely. So naturally the remote login feature occurred to me, ...
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How to work remotely on Windows 8 from Ubuntu 10.04

How can I work remotely on Windows 8 machine from my Ubuntu 10.04 PC? Is there any guide how to set up remote desktop and VNC this way? (I don't want to use TeamViewer).
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Use xrdp to connect to desktop session

I use Ubuntu on my desktop. When I am away from my desktop, I would like to access the session using my Windows 7 laptop. Currently, I am using xrdp to connect, but it starts up a remote session. Is ...
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Xming Alternative for ubuntu

I have a ubuntu machine that can be accessed remotely using putty. I run xming in the windows and Enabled X11 forwarding in putty. So if i start wireshark in the putty, i get the display in my ...
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Unable to do remote desktop using xrdp

I have a virtual machine (ubuntu) to which i need to do remote desktop. I do not have physical access to that machine and I can do only ssh to the machine. I wanted to do remote desktop and came up ...
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Full screen Chromium but no remote desktop

I've followed this guide to set up a Kiosk pc: http://www.instructables.com/id/Setting-Up-Ubuntu-as-a-Kiosk-Web-Appliance/ Small difference is that I did it all with the admin account and I didn't ...
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How can I make seamless virtualization work with virtualbox and rdesktop?

There are lots of tutorials on the web how can this be done. I followed this: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SeamlessVirtualization but they all are basically agree on what needs to be done. ...
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Can I install an Ubuntu app from remote laptop?

Is their a way to push/send and ubuntu-app/deb-file to be install on my Ubuntu laptop? Usecase... Laptop 1. I find an app, I need to install! But I´am not at home. I just push it to my other ...
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How to use the new feature of remote login in ubuntu 12.10?

Recently i have upgraded ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10. I saw a new feature of remote login under the login page. How can i use that remote login? I have got the Ubuntu live account. Searched on internet but ...
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All I have is an RDP file and IP address. How do I remotely connect using them?

I am trying to access one of my school's Windows 7 machines remotely. For this, they provide an RDP file to establish the connection with after you fill out connection settings on an online form ...
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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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How to see the localhost traffic details?

I have hosted my website over the local network in ubuntu maverick. I want to see all the requests coming in to my website through terminal and then log it into a file. What should i use? and is it ...
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How can I use remmina to connect to a Windows Server?

I have all this information to connect to a windows exchange server at work, but I don't know where to enter it in Remmina as it has different fields, with different names. The windows-screens give ...
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Quickly access Auto-hide Option

When I use TeamViewer to access my laptop, I want the launcher to stay put (ie not autohide). But when I am at home I want the launcher to autohide. Is it possible to map the auto-hide option to a ...
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Is it possible to connect to already running session on Xubuntu 12.04 machine?

Previously I was connecting to my Xubuntu machine1 by running on it VNC server first and then using VNC client on machine2 to connect to machine1. The problem is that i had to login anew to my ...