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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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 ...
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How can I connect to a Windows (7) running in VirtualBox from the network with RDP?

I have a Windows7 guest running in a VirtualBox hosted by Precise (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS). In the settings of the virtual machine I have activated the 'Remote Display' (Enable Server) with default settings ...
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Remmina alternative

Does anybody know any good alternative for Remmina (doesn't have to be free)? RDP would be the most important protocol for me. Remmina is extremely buggy lately. Segfaults every now and then, ...
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Remote desktop to Ubuntu has wrong keyboard mapping

I am connecting to a new install of Ubuntu 12.04 via remote desktop (after installing xrdp). Everything seems to work fine except that the keyboard mapping is for US rather than UK. I have looked at ...
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How do I run teamviewer in a headless system?

I'm really new to Ubuntu 12.04 and I've been trying to get remote desktop services between me and my server. I don't have any spare monitors, keyboards or mice. I did connect said items too the server ...
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Remote Desktop Viewer Set-up for 12.10

How do you set up the Remote Desktop in 12.10? I've scanned the available answers here and didn't find anything that answers the question considering the 12.10 interface. Specifically, advice says ...
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Remote Desktop between Ubuntu Machines

My desktop and my laptop are connected to the same router. I want to be able to remote login from my laptop to my desktop. Laptop is 12.04 and desktop is 12.10. I tried putting xrdp on my desktop, ...
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Getting system to boot in headless mode set-up without display problems

Previously I had Ubuntu 11.04 and I could boot with no monitor attached. Now I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 with autologin and I've found that is incapable of booting correctly if the monitor isn't ...
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XRDP client cant see task menu nor buttons (remote connection)

I'm just curious if anyone had the problem of not being able to see any menu's or Ubuntu related gui buttons in a rdp instance with remote desktop software. I was able to drag icons onto the desktop ...
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How do I run the equivalent of 'mstsc' from a Ubuntu machine?

How to run the equivalent of mstsc from a Ubuntu machine (i.e. do a remote login into a Windows EC2 instance)
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How to control an Ubuntu PC from another Ubuntu PC over Internet, using mobile broadband connections?

There are two Ubuntu PCs called A and B. A and B are connected to the Internet using two separated Internet connections. (In my case, two mobile broadband connections ppp0 x2 ) Each connection has a ...
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Making Remotely Connected ubuntu server as GUI enabled

I am trying to connect to a remote server in cloud hosting service using remote desktop client application. Actually, the remote server is a server edition. I need it as GUI enabled like an Ubuntu ...
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Ask about same software like putty

I want to share document in remote computer. Through which software can be supposed same like putty in UBUNTU 11.10?
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VNC server on Ubuntu 12.04 is not working — external VNC clients cannot access

I did: sudo apt-get install vnc4server then: vncserver But VNC viewer at a Windows computer could not access the Ubuntu. Then, I did: sudo apt-get install gnome-core But still no access.
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I have installed ubuntu 12.04 on a pc and I'm sharing the desktop to a win machine but the screen is not refreshing

The image is always the same as the first image. It never updates the screen. How may I fix it? thanks
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How to access and use another Ubuntu over LAN?

I'd like to have seamless control over my computer from my laptop within my home LAN. After seeing this post, it would seem that seamless (no lagginess at all, which VNC introduces) control is ...
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Remote Desktop Connection from Windows 7 to Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to use remote desktop from Windows 7 to Ubuntu? I am new to ubuntu - I have my personal laptop on UBUNTU and work on WIN 7 PC at my office. Can you please ...