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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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 ...
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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?