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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 ...
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RDP Connection Error Between Linux Machines

I'm trying to remote desktop from a Ubuntu machine to a Debian machine and I can't get it to work. The computers are on the same subnet over the LAN and they can ping each other and share files, so ...
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Lost xrdp remote desktop connection Ubuntu Server on Azure from windows

My problem is similiar to: Blank desktop when logging in via xrdp But I am also loosing the connection. I have an Ubuntu 14 Server VM in Microsoft Azure Cloud. And my laptop is Win8 X64. I am able ...
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Controlling a remote Linux machine with dual monitors

I have a remote Linux VM that runs Ubuntu 12.04. I currently use NX to connect to the remote machine and work on it in a GUI environment. On my host computer, I have 2 monitors of different sizes (22" ...
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Cannot remote desktop from Ubuntu 15.04 to 14.04 lts

I am able to ssh into my other PC but I am not able to use Remmina to do RDP or VNC. My other PC has VNC server installed and I turned it on before trying to connect but its not working. Am I typing ...
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Vino VNC Server unable to start on startup

So I am trying to get the Vino VNC Server to startup on boot, meaning I don't have to login to have the VNC Server start. I am on Ubuntu GNOME 15.04, and I have already added ...
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How do I disable the local screen in Vino VNC?

As the title says, when I remote into my machine through VNC, how do I disable the local screen? I am currently running Ubuntu GNOME 15.04
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How do I set up an encrypted SSH tunnel for VNC?

Here's whats happening: The TightVNC client on my Windows client does not interact with my Vino VNC server, because of some encryption stuff, as shown here: Gnome 3.10 sharing desktop --- how to ...
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Remote desktop session is not working

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. By doing a lots of searching in google, I noticed that many users are facing similar problem. As a solution of this problem, I have installed mate desktop according to ...
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Remote desktop access to Ubuntu 14.04 behind an uncontrolled router

The problem is I want to use the remote desktop to access to an Ubuntu 14.04 (A) from another Ubuntu 14.04 (B). A and B are not in the same network. The machine A is behind a router and has a private ...
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How do you disable auto-start apps just for remote sessions?

There's a lot of answers on how to disable auto-starting of applications for a single user or for globally on a system. However, most auto-start applications, you do want to start for the console ...
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Alternative for Teamviewer? [closed]

As one might know, Teamviewer has no native support for Linux. Although Teamviewer's marketing guys keep telling it runs fine with wine and stuff I experienced one problem after another. Is there some ...
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Hitting WIN / super key in Remmina RDP session opens Unity search on host

When RDPing to a Windows machine, when I hit SUPER / WIN in the RDP session, Unity Search pops up and overlays the RDP window. Is it possibly to change that behavior?
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Unable to implement remote desktop connection from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 14.04

I have remote Ubuntu server to which i am connecting through ssh using Cygwin from my local machine Windows 7. I want to create remote desktop connection from my Windows 7 to Ubuntu so i installed ...
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How do I make a remote connection in college/institute LAN?

I want to access (and control) the PC in my lab remotely from my own room. Both of them are under the institute LAN and both have Ubuntu 14.04 on them. I require an LDAP username and password to login ...
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Need to manually change scaling when remote desktop connecting to high resolution display

I have a Windows 8.1 desktop machine with a 27" QHD monitor. Under Control Panel\Appearance and Personalization\Display, I have set "Change the size of all items" to medium (recommended) so I can ...
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Can Ubuntu server provide Unity desktop sessions remotely for multiple (windows) users?

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 server. Currently ssh terminal is offered for users. However, I have learned that, as users are familiar with using computers through desktop and GUI programs, they would ...
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XFreeRDP: Only the command line works

As I have mentioned previously, I have been trying to get FreeRDP to work correctly under Ubuntu 15.04. Currently, the only command that marginally work is: xfreerdp /u:username /p:password ...
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Remote control a Mac from Ubuntu

I am trying to remote control my Mac at work that is running OS X Mavericks from my home computer running Ubuntu (Kubuntu 14.04) I have Screen Sharing on the Mac enabled and I am using VNC viewer on ...
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How to have in Ubuntu, Windows like RDP server and client?

Connecting remotely from OSX to Windows or Windows to Windows using RDP protocol is 90% time faster then using x11vnc in Ubuntu. Is there any commercial or free remote desktop for Ubuntu which works ...
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Setup Xrdp properly to login to the same Session in Linux Mint 17.1 (Ubuntu 14.04) from Windows (RDP))

This question has been asked before but most answers did not work for me. I have Linux Mint 17.1 (Cinnamon,Mate and Xfce) installed I have installed xrdp and tightvnc from software manager I have ...
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Share Clipboard Between Ubuntu and Windows Remote Desktop

I am trying to copy paste text between Windows Remote Desktop and Linux Ubuntu Server LTS 14.04 with Mate Desktop. I have seen several posts that mention killing the rdpclip.exe process (on Windows) ...
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Server with GUI, can't get elevated privileges with Chrome Remote Desktop

I've set up a home media server using ubuntu server and plex. Initially I was going to try and run command line only, but, being somewhat of a noob, I ended up installing a desktop environment. I use ...
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How to make X.org listen tcp port to remote connections? [duplicate]

Ubuntu 15.04 64-bit desktop. After install system X server run with -nolisten tcp option: 922 tty7 Ssl+ 0:05 \_ /usr/bin/X -core :0 -seat seat0 -auth /var/run/lightdm/root/:0 -nolisten tcp ...
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Shared remote desktop over lightdm after reboot

On an Ubuntu 14.10 box, I set up vino-server and enabled remote desktop, which allowed me to see the applications currently running as the user sees them. However, I could not log in if the computer ...
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Remote Hardware sharing

Is there some way to connect to other machine or other PC of larger hardware capabilities (Processor, RAM, ..)at work or colleague's; for my work to be rendered or processed on, remotely, then saved ...
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Chrome remote desktop “failed to start remote access service”

Trying to run Chrome remote desktop on Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. Installed: chrome-remote-desktop_current_amd64.deb xvfb python-psutil When I try to connect in the app through "enable remote ...
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FreeRDP issues with full-screen and multiple monitors

We have two computers running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Both computers have two 1680x1050 monitors attached. When I run FreeRDP on one computer with the /f /multimon command, the remote session runs in ...
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Unable to find Remote Desktop icon in System->Preferences

I've been using Ubuntu 12.04 for around 8 months, but I have a question that probably a "newbie" should be asking. I'm unable to find the "remote desktop" icon that is generally accessible from ...
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Remote connection from Ubuntu to Ubuntu

This may be very trivial for most of ubuntu experts; but, I am still to figure out how to do this as I am quite new to Linux / Ubuntu. I would like to have graphical connection just like chrome- ...
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Free/Open Source alternative to Teamviewer

Is there a free/open source alternative to teamviewer that will allow me to help a friend running Ubuntu 14.04 with the default unity desktop? Some years ago Ubuntu had a way to share screen/mouse ...
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Desktop sharing doesn't work at home

I am using Ubuntu 14.04LTS. Recently, I needed to use remote control of my computer in my office. So I set up desktop sharing. I can use my own laptop to control my desktop when I am in the office, ...
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copy paste between remote sessions remmina

In the past, i have been able to copy and paste text between windows and Linux remote desktop sessions. Now for some reason, I cannot do this. I would like to regain this functionality, how might i do ...
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Remote desktop connect

Please don't mark this as a duplicate: I have no idea how to connect to my friend's Ubuntu 14LTS while I'm in the UK. I know there is the "Desktop Sharing" and that Remmina app, but I tried just ...
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Using variables as paraments for commands in a bash script

I currently have a bash script which I can simply double click to remote desktop into my institution: #!/bin/bash xfreerdp -f -u myusername -d campus -p mypassword --ignore-certificate website.com ...
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Ubuntu GUI problem

I have installed xrdp and gnome on Ubuntu 14. Now when I am trying to connect it using remote desktop, there is only this screen. How can I fix this problem? Thanks
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unmet dependencies for mate-desktop

I need to RDP from my Windows machine into my ubuntu machine. I'm using this tutorial to do that: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1ay7toiJ6k It recommends to go to run the following from ...
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How can I remotely access the desktop of my Ubuntu server?

I would like to access the desktop of one of my Ubuntu servers over the internet from my Windows laptop. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 8. Sorry for this generic questions as I have been ...
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Unable to connect to Remote Desktop ?

I am trying to connect to Remote machine (Windows 7 OS) using Remote Desktop Viewer. Protocol I'm using is RDP and Host is local IP of the machine I am trying to connect to. On Windows I have ...
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Can I access to Ubuntu from Windows remotely?

I have Ubuntu installed on my work computer. I am wondering whether I could access to it from another computer with Windows installed. If so, could you give a step by step guide, please? Thank you!
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using ThinRDC (thinomenon) on Ubuntu

I am trying to run a remoteApp hosted on a windows 7 enterprise, from an Ubuntu client 14.01. I was looking to use FreeRDP or Winconn, but the issue with those is that Winconn is based on FreeRDP and ...
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X2go remote access error from mac

I want to access my netbook with lubuntu from a macbook pro machine. Here is what I did: on lubuntu I installed X2Go server: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:x2go/stable sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
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Team Viewer 9/10 Problems

I have purchased a dedicated server that runs Ubuntu 12.04. I am very taken with remote desktops as I've always felt it's a major want for me when using servers. I'm fairly new to linux, and have ...
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Chrome remote desktop for Linux

I am trying to install Chrome Remote Desktop to my Linux machine so I can remote in from another computer. I have done this before on many other machines including on Windows and Mac; both of which ...
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xrdp tab does not work

I installed xrdp on my Ubuntu 14.04 and am connected using Remote Desktop Connection. Everything works fine except "Tab" button has no effect. Any advice on how to fix it?
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ubuntu 14.10 multiple Simultaneous independent remote (desktop like ) connections

Can anyone please suggest a free server (that works just like terminal server which allows multiple rdp-like independent sessions) that is compatible for ubuntu 14.10? I have tried: Simultaneous ...
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Easiest/Best way to forward Ubuntu desktop to windows?

I already have PuTTY and Xming working, so I can forward individual apps. But I'd really like to be able to simply forward the entire unity desktop. I've seen advice pointing me at VNC, but while I ...