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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 ...
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How to remote into windows 7 through virtualbox on ubuntu 12.04 from outside the network

I have ubuntu 12.04 installed with virtualbox 4.1.12. I have a windows 7 professional 32-bit virtualmachine with a bridged network adapter inside virtualbox. I've given a static ip to this machine ...
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rdesktop is not accepting a 3 key combination

So I'm using rdesktop to connect to a remote server of us where I have Visual Studio. The virtual machine is a Windows 2008 server. I use this parameters: rdesktop -D -g 1920x1200 -k it X.X.X.X ...
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Access ubuntu machine via VNC server

I am trying to access my Ubuntu machine remotely through a VNC service. I have configured the machine and am successfully able to open a VNC session when pointing to my own machine locally. Remotely ...
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Problem with using remote desktop application via citrix web client

I have problem when I connect to remote desktop (Windows VDI) via Citrix application from web, it look like that mouse hot spot is shifted to upper position then I can't click on the correct button or ...
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By default does RDesktop use any encryption?

When you use RDesktop to remote into another computer, is it traveling over the internet unencrypted? How secure is RDesktop, or should another application be used? Thanks
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How to view Windows desktops over network?

I would like to view a remote Windows desktop and also control the action/clicks, start applications, etc, from my Ubuntu desktop. Can this be done? If yes, is there any easy to use tool for this? ...
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How to control computer through iPod

I have enabled the setting that allows people who connect to my computer to control it. Now, I was wondering if there was a way to connect to it through my iPod and control it from there? If so, do ...
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How do I control remote Windows 7 machine? VNC/RDP/?

I have a Windows 7 laptop that's going out and about and I'd like to be able to admin' it from my Ubuntu (precise) desktop. While the laptop is in my office I can use Gnome's "Remote Desktop Viewer" ...
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how to start LXDE session automatically after tightvncserver starts to make me able see desktop when connecting to the host via vncclient?

I have system which is equipped with Intel Celeron processor 1.1 GHz s370 with 384 Mb of RAM on Intel d815egew motherboard which supports wake-on-lan function. I want to use such a PC for Internet ...
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Share only single screen with someone

So when I was on windows and working with a colleague I used to use Webex and would share my desktop, I could lock it down to showing only a single monitor - I can't find a equivalent on Ubuntu and ...
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which software is suitable for remote-desktop management?

which software is suitable in ubuntu for remote desktop management using internet. not home network (LAN).
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Setting up remote desktop via ssh? Not actually at the machine but can ssh

I'm not going to be in front of my ubuntu machine for a while but I very much need to be able to remote desktop to it. In an ssh session, what's the best route to take to set-up and allow certain ...
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SSH'ing to my machine attaches an existing screen session and detaching it ends my SSH session

ssh'ing to my Ubuntu machine automatically attaches an existing screen session and detaching ends my ssh session What I want is to be able to ssh to my Ubuntu machine without automatically ...
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freenx sound fw

How can I get sound forwarding from a 12.04 to a 12.04 ubuntu machine ? I have tried a couple things I found on google, but none worked. There were not targetted towards ubuntu.
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How to set a keyboard shortcut that is sent to Ubuntu rather than active remote desktop?

I have three workspaces: WS1, WS2 and WS3. In WS1, I have an active remote desktop session to a windows computer, started with "rdesktop ". In WS2, I have some bash terminals In WS3, I have some ...
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Remote Desktop (Vino-Server) connects but display doesn't work?

Ubuntu comes default with vino-server, I can remote into my machine, and connect to it, however, the display inside my remote client, is a mirror of my own desktop. I tried using one monitor, ...
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Bio-Linux: How to select an OS for remote desktop in dual boot environment? [closed]

I have a system dual-booting Windows 7 Pro and Bio-Linux ("Bio-Linux provides more than 500 bioinformatics programs on an Ubuntu Linux 10.04 base" 10.04 is LTS, supported until April 2013). I have ...
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Direct X-forwarding

I'm struggling to set up X-forwarding between 2 different machines on my local network and my ubuntu desktop. I'm able to connect using ssh x-forwarding one one machine, but the other machine (a Qnap ...
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Step by step copy paste tutorial for configuring VNC/RDP without a reboot

I have an existing ssh connection between my computer (A:12.04) and a remote computer (B:10.04) (from A I just type ssh B). I have root access on both. Both use ubuntu desktop edition. I am struggling ...
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How can I change the port of Remote Desktop?

How can I change the port of Ubuntu's built in Remote Desktop?
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How do I remotely control another Ubuntu desktop from Ubuntu?

How do I remotely control another desktop (both are Ubuntu 12.04) from my client machine? Is it possible to use Remmina Remote Desktop Client?
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Why won't Remmina connect to Windows 7 Remote Desktop?

I'm using Ubuntu and I'm trying to connect to another machine in a different network using remote desktop. In Windows7 I have made the following in order to activate remote desktop: I've gone to ...
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Desktop sharing options for Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity

I would like to be able to access my office Ubuntu 12.04 machine from home, from a Mac Mini with Mac OSX. I have a VPN and I am able to access my office machine over SSH, so connectivity is not a ...
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Can I use another computer as a second monitor? [duplicate]

Is there a way to extend my desktop's screen onto my laptop's display, as if the laptop was just another monitor in a dual-monitor configuration? Maybe with some combination of VNC and Synergy?
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How do I get around administrator priviliges are required for this task when installing real vnc?

When I try to install real VNC and enter in the registration code I get administrator privileges are required for this task. How do I get around this? I am the only user on the computer and already ...
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Connection to host xxx.xxx.xxx.xx was closed Ubuntu 11.10 to Mac

I am trying to do a remote desktop connection to a Mac using the remote desktop viewer in Ubuntu 11.10 with the VCN protocol. I get to the password prompt enter my password then I get the error that ...
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Send current workspace to another computer?

I have a desktop and laptop, both running Ubuntu 12.04. Frequently when working, I will need to move from the desktop to the laptop and go on the road. Is there any way possible that on the desktop, i ...
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How can I clear history and settings for the Remote Desktop Viewer (Vinagre)?

How do I clear all the settings for Vinagre to take it back to a brand-new, virgin state? I accidentally typed a connection in wrong and I cannot figure out how to delete it. Also some of my ...
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Connecting to Ubuntu box

I am trying to remote desktop from one Ubuntu machine to another. I can ssh from client to server successfully. On the server machine I set up everything that is mentioned in the guides (Remote ...
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Can I access my home PC from the office with SSH?

I want to use my home pc at my office, without literally taking it to my office. I would like to have a simpler solution than TeamViewer, cause I'm usually using Live distros at my work place, so SSH ...
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Accidentally accepted unknown IP to Desktop Sharing

I was using Desktop Sharing on 12.04 for some days, and there were a lot of connect requests from unknown IPs. One of the connect requests I accidentally agreed to because I mixed up the ...
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Copy and execute file via rdesktop

I successfully conntected to a windows machine in LAN via grdesktop. Now I would like to have a script which copies a *.bat file and executes it on the windows machine via rdesktop. Any suggestions? ...
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How do I set up xrdp session that reuses an existing session?

I have been trying to set up a RDP terminal server on precise using xrdp and have been having significant trouble getting a working configuration. When a user logs on, I need it to connect to that ...