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What do I need for remotely accessing my Ubuntu 14.04 machine?

I am at a loss as to how to set up my machine for remote connection. Do I need to install a VNC server (which one?) or is Vino (installed by default) enough? I opened Desktop Sharing Preferences ...
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Teamviewer mouse wont open the laucher

I have an issue on which I am unsure of the root cause, as in whether it is an Ubuntu issue or a TeamViewer issue. On my computer I have the launcher set to auto-hide. When connected to it from a ...
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no display when remote Ubuntu 14.04 from windows

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with xrdp. I followed everything described by the video and the post: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KY3V79t5tKA ...
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Can FreeRDP be used as server?

Can FreeRDP be configured as a server? That is can I install freeRDP in my Ubunutu VM running on a server and remotely connect to it from my windows Remote Desktop client? Thank you
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Ubuntu not display the remote desktop properly?

I am using: PuTTY [release 0.63] TightVNC Viewer for windows [version 2.7.10] windows server 2012 r2 on Windows Azure. To connect remote desktop of my Ubuntu machine on windows azure [Ubuntu ...
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“not authorized to perform operation” message in Xfce remote desktop

On ubuntu 14.04 i installed Xfce to maker remote desktop working. when i rdp to the machine and while performing some tasks like mounting removable usb media I get "not authorized to perform ...
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Gufw does not open in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using Remote Desktop Manager to access another system which uses Ubuntu 14.04 with Xfce 4.10 desktop. I recently installed Gufw. When I click it from Application Menu\Systems, it does not open. ...
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Access Ubuntu from xp by remote desktop [duplicate]

I want to access 14.04 via remote desktop from xp. I installed vnc4server on my 14.04 system following this guide. Now what to do afterwards? Do I need to install some thing on xp? vnc client for xp? ...
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what is the usage of ~/.freerdp

on the home directory there is a hidden folder named .freerdp. What is that and what is the usage of that? I see this when I searched for this question and I found freerdp directory on the first ...
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Remote desktop from Windows Mobile to Ubuntu

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04, I'm wondering is there a any possibility, to share remote desktop from Windows Mobile Pocket PC device. Like ActiveSync Remote Display, from MS Windows Mobile Developer Power ...
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VNC from samsung chromebook to ipad?

I have a Samsung Chromebook series 3 with an ARM processor, I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 Unity and am trying to use VNC for the 1st time to display to my iPad. I'm a noob with Ubuntu. On PC I've used ...
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Remote desktop doesn't works after upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04

I worked for many years with ubuntu nas server. Now last week I updated my server from 13:10 to 14:04. That in itself went well except Remote Desktop. The server is in the attic and I control it ...
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Is it possible to see a remote ubuntu server throught a gui?

I have some ubuntu (version 13.10) servers which I can access throught ssh. It is all fine, but I'd like to access them with a gui, so to handle some operations more efficiently. Of course I'd like ...
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Missing password-asking dialog popup on session via VNC-SSH

I've almost got to have a remote Ubuntu Desktop working exactly as id it was a local session, but still can't solve a little issue wich is driving me crazy. I have a remote machine with Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 14 Server and Xrdp

I am trying to get XRDP working with the latest Ubuntu 14 server. However, after my rdp client logs in all I get is a grey screen with an X in the middle. This is the error from my .xsession-errors ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 rdesktop issuse with local printer

I have a Ubuntu 13.10 32-bit installed on my machine. I am using rdesktop to remote into a Windows 7 Pro 32-bit machine. I have a local printer that is connected via USB to my Ubuntu machine. The ...
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Is there an RDP client that can work with a dual monitor setup?

I have a Windows Hyper-V Server setup. On the Hyper-V Server we have Windows 7 Pro 32 Bit installed. On Ubuntu it comes with Remmina RDP client by default. I like the default RDP client, however I ...
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Getting grey hash screen when using RDP into my server

I've just installed Ubuntu Server 12.04 - this is my first ever outing with Linux; this may well be a simple question.... :) (on a different note, i LOVE this apt-get stuff!) I have installed the ...
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Is it possible to connect to login screen on console session via VNC or RDP?

Following the instructions from Use xrdp to connect to desktop session, I've set up xrdp/vino so that if I'm logged on at the console, I can remote in and share the desktop. However, my question is ...
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How to transfer files to Windows Server through rdp?

I am using Ubuntu, and have tested a lot of rdp clients, right now I am using "Remmina RDC". As a web developer I, need to transfer files to the server "Windows Server" and vice versa. I am new to ...
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Is this CPU usage for TeamViewer on Ubuntu normal? If so, are there any better options?

This image was taken while logged in remotely via TeamViewer to my workstation. There are four TeamViewer_Desktop processes open (why?), two of them taking a large amount of CPU (why?). I tried ...
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SSH session hanging the remote desktop

I have been remotely connecting to my ubuntu dekstop at work using SSH, I have noticed that after some ideal time the connection hangs and on restarting the SSH, ssh does not identify my desktop on ...
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I cannot access my server [closed]

I cannot access my ubunto dedicated server ubuntu1204-server_64 using nx client Each time I try to connect there is a connection error. Nx client may be disabled on my host.. I need your help to ...
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How to make xrdp display preexisting open programs

I use xrdp to remotely connect from my Windows 7 laptop to my Ubuntu 13.10 server, which works perfectly... until I disconnect. Then, the next time I connect, all my programs are gone, presumably ...
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Access Windows 2008 Server through Remote Desktop

I just installed ubuntu 13.10 on a new laptop someone gave me, because I've always wanted to learn. I've had an easy time so far, but I need to access my work's Windows 2008 Server. I have scoured ...
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How to capture mouse/trackpad mode in Splashtop client?

I am using Splashtop which is a remote desktop software which allows me to connect and control the computer using Android. In the Android client I can capture my mouse so that I can use the scroll ...
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Switching between active RDP's via Reminna (How-To)

I often use RDP to remotely connect Windows servers & SSH to linux distro(s). As the subject explains; I always wondered how to to switch between active RDP windows. I'm using the default client ...
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logmein under ubuntu to manage windows server

I have to manage some windows server by logmein. But I use ubuntu as client... looks that logmein does not work under linux... it's the same for you ? Simply I connect to logmein, I authenticate ...
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Gateway Server in rdesktop

I know that Microsoft servers follow RDP 6.x and that somehow Remmina doesn't seem to support this. Is there a Remote Desktop Client around that will support TS connections?
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Tight VNC Server, Ubutu 12.10 and unity desktop

I've done the following but all I get in VNC Viewer is a blank orange screen, any help appreciated. apt-get -y install ubuntu-desktop tightvncserver adduser vnc passwd vnc echo "vnc ALL=(ALL) ...
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Display issue on remote machine using GDM X11

I am remotely logging into an Ubuntu machine through SSH(MobaXterm) using Gnome desktop remote environment from my Windows PC. I am having trouble with one of our video applications in displaying ...
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how to remote desktop into server gui without logging into the console beforehand

ok so I want to use something like VNC or RDP to connect to my Ubuntu 12.04 14.04 LTS server after it has booted up and is displaying a login prompt without having to go to the console and actually ...
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How to create a tunneling connection for remote screen sharing

I have the following setup: My Computer --> ISP Router --> Internet --> Company ISP Router --> Company Router --> Switch --> Company Server. Using Teamviewer I can share the Company Server with My ...
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Server disk encrpytion prevents connection after SSH remote reboot

newbie here. I am running Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS on an old machine for a home server project using a static IP address. Running OpenSSH server on it enables me to connect remotely from my Windows7 ...
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Remote Desktop Connection with Ubuntu Server 13.10

I had a PC running Ubuntu Server 12.04 and RDC was working fine but when I upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 when I go to connect I just get a grey screen. I would like to just be able to login and use the ...
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Is there any software which is tender on RAM, and can remotely shut down my PC?

Is there any software which is tender on RAM, and can remotely shut down my PC? I am using lubuntu 13.10
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Remote desktop connection color not proper

I am using lubutu 13.10.I have installed remima in it.When i connect to remote connection which is windows server 2008 the display is not proper.It has different colour some weird colours.I have ...
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How to access localhost using rdesktop?

installed android x86 in virtualbox on my host Ubuntu 13.10. I'm trying to access the guest from the host through remote desktop but I cant access through either remmina or rdesktop but i'm getting a ...
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Ubuntu remote desktop

I want to remote control my ubuntu from another ubuntu. I need to have audio support and fast connection with the ability of issuing shortcut keys and clipboard copy and language switching. What I ...
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Change default port for remote desktop sharing 12.04 LTS

Basically I want to be able to access different computers remotely (all on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) that are on the same wireless network. I've gotten this to work for one computer by forwarding port 5900 on ...
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I'd like to use VNC, with the xmonad window manager, at an arbitrary resolution

In order to use an arbitrary resolution (the resolution of the client) I've found that I need to create a new display session (correct term?). If I use display 0, I can't start a VNC server at any ...
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what is Remmina's “remoteFX” secret to running ANY sort of application remotely?

I am attempting to run an openGL application from a remote pc. Both pc's are on intranet (so GBit connection) and both are running ubuntu 13.04. If I share the desktop of the pc running this openGL ...
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NoMachine NX Client V4 and Lightdm

I am trying to connect from an Ubuntu 13.10 laptop with Nomachine nx V4 to an Ubuntu 12.04 system with Nomachine nx V3.5 I can successfully connect to the machine, but if I try to connect to the ...
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Remote Ubuntu 12.04 desktop cannot display X on local laptop

I have an Ubuntu 13.04 laptop and an Ubuntu 12.04 desktop. I want to be able to open and see images, windows, and pdf files that are located on the desktop via remote access from my laptop. When I ...
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X11/SSH issues “wrong authentication”

I've been having issues getting X11 to work lately - several hours of googling and trying various fixes have got me nowhere. Here's the specifics: I am trying to log in to a department computer ...
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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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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 ...