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Why remmina on Ubuntu refused to connect to Windows 7 (Service Pack 1)?

I am confused and lost as to what to do next after having gone through the Internet for answer. I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on my laptop (WIFI) and Windows 7 (Service Pack 1) (Ethernet) on a ...
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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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Problem on installing teamviewer on 16.04 LTS

I have a problem on installing teamviewer on 16.04 LTS. I don't know if this problem is just on my PC but I can't install it. I found this solution: Download the official image from ...
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rdesktop: windows server does not answer

I am trying to connect to a RDP Windows server. This configuration works fine in Windows. But not in Ubuntu. For whatever reason, when using rdesktop (or the remmina UI), the server does not respond. ...
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How to access Ubuntu GUI through Teamviewer on headless server?

I'm building what will primarily be a Plex Media Server, but I also like to tinker with Linux, so I'd like to get to the GUI via Teamviewer. I got everything up and working before I realized GUI ...
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Remote desktop/remote display viewer for Ubuntu Touch devices?

I was wondering, is there a tool that I could run on Ubuntu Desktop, and be connected to an Ubuntu Touch device through a remote desktop (or remote display) application, such that mouse clicks are ...
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VNC connect to background user

Is it somehow possible to allow local VNC connection to background user to other people while I'm myself working as the main user?
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how to remotely enable and access remote desktop in ubuntu 14.04

I am very new to Ubuntu and I have tried a few things found on google to connect to my remote desktop but they all seem to propose commands that I can't run on my ubuntu (like vino). Can someone help ...
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Using Chrome Remote Desktop on Ubuntu Gnome

I have the CRD (Chrome Remote Desktop) installed on my Ubuntu machine, and I am able to "share" from it, and "access" to another computer. When I try to access CRD from another computer (by double ...
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How to use xrdp with Unity on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS?

I'd like to remotely connect to an Ubuntu 16.04 LTS system over xrdp using the Unity desktop environment. I have a 14.04 LTS system that I configured to use Xfce for xrdp connections, but I prefer ...
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Remmina rdp session - no toolbar and keyboard shortcuts don't work

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.10 and I copied over my .remmina folder from my old 14.04 install and all my connections are there however when I connect to remote windows computer through rdp which is ...
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Advice on best remote control solution for Ubuntu from Windows

I have a laptop which is running Ubuntu 14.04 (will switch to 16.04 tomorrow). I use this laptop for university, which consists of programming and database management (Oracle). Seeing as the laptop is ...
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Copy and paste from the remote session to Ubuntu using Windows mstsc

I use Windows 7 and use mstsc to connect to my Ubuntu 14.04 server. But I cannot copy and paste between the two systems. Is it possible to do it?
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Error when running “vino-preferences” on Ubuntu 15.10

I'm trying to configure and enable remote login on an Ubuntu 15.10 machine by connecting to it using ssh from Ubuntu 14 machine. On Ubuntu 15.10 machine, I've installed vino using the following ...
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What did change in RDP access between 14.04 and 15.10?

I've been using 14.04LTS on my home server, including access via Windows Remote Desktop to the server itself as well as to several --type vrdp virtual box virtual machines. Now I've had to reinstall ...
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How to VNC into current session, instead of creating a new one (from mac)?

I have setup my ubuntu machine to allow remote connections using the default "Desktop Sharing Preferences" panel, and then I used Mac's VNC viewer Share Screens to connect to it, and it works. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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LTSP failed to establish RDP connection

Could you please help me? I installed a ltsp server on a ubuntu 12.04 machine in order to use it as a thin client to connect to the terminal server of the company. i did installed ltsp-server ...
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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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How to access an ubuntu machine via VNC from the login screen?

I want to access an Ubuntu machine remotely via VNC. But I can access the Ubuntu machine only if the user is logged in. I want to access the ubuntu machine via VNC from the login screen itself. We can ...
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What free Remote Desktop (server) solutions are there?

I know Ubuntu comes with a "Remote Desktop" option that appears to be a straightforward VNC server, and I'm trying to understand the alternatives. Here are the possibilities I've heard about so far: ...
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Black Screen When Using NoMachine (Server is using FreeNX) Failed Gnome Session?

I was following instructions from here: http://www.drivard.com/2012/06/installation-freenx-server-ubuntu-12-04-lts-precise/ I installed FreeNX on my server (Ubuntu 14.04). I am able to remotely ssh ...
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remmina desktop client not working properly,shows login failed [closed]

I have used a desktop client in windows and it works fine. I could not find what the problem is. Simply shows login failed.
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port forwarding to docker instance for rdp

I have installed docker on my machine. On the ubuntu container I am using, I've installed all the stuff necessary to remote desktop via RDP. (like xrdp, tightvncserver, etc). Even remote-desktop from ...
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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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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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What is the name for root user?

Here is the scenario: Installing Ubuntu and when asked for root password, just left empty. Only entering the password for the normal user. Now, I want to connect to such OS remotely. I'm using ...
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Is there any VNC server that is compatible with the Cinnamon desktop environment?

I have just installed Ubuntu server on an old machine and decided to put Cinnamon on it just to have a minimalist UI, just in case I need one. However, I can't seem to find a VNC server which is ...
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xrdp-connection to Ubuntu 15.10 with iPad App: keyboard mapping wrong

I just set up xrdp on Ubuntu 15.10 to access my favorite Java-software through an iPad. Worked out fine so far. But: within the RDP-client-apps on my iPad I have difficulties using the in-app ...
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KWin crashes when connected on VNC

Whenever I connect to my KDE 5 desktop served by TightVNC on Kubuntu 15.10, KWin (in the viewer) crashes and I am left with a grey desktop unable to do anything. KWin crashes only on VNC. The ...
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Start KDE 5 through VNC

I am trying to setup TightVNC so that I can access my KDE Plasma 5 desktop remotely. Problem is, I don't know what to put in the ~/.vnc/xstartup file to start KDE.
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Unable to connect Ubuntu 14 & Windows 10 with Remmina

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and trying to connect to another machine (Windows 10) in a different network using remote desktop via RDP Protocol. But when I try to connect I get this error message: Unable ...
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Remmina cannot perform VNC remote desktop session before user logs in

I would like to perform a VNC remote desktop session with Remmina between two computers running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I am able to do this remote session when a user is already logged into Unity on the ...
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The screen is grey blank when connecting ubuntu through Windows's remote desktop

I installed the xrdp on the ubuntu 14.04 desktop and I followed instructions in Blank desktop when logging in via xrdp, http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1899111&page=2 and ...
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SSH Remote-Connect from Windows 10 to Ubuntu MATE 16.04 PPC @ light-dm

After reading some stuff (mostly outdated, unfortunatly) - I want to ask if there is a way to have ubuntu machine connected with a Windows 10 machine (both in the same Network, not connecting from ...
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How to remote terminal into the standard desktop?

I want to remote terminal into the Ubuntu desktop 14.x from Windows. To that end I installed xrdp (via apt-get install xrdp) and enabled Sharing via Desktop Sharing Preferences and I am able to ...
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14.04 xrdp gnome-session (of any sort) does not work

I have spent the evening trying to get xrdp working... None of these ~/.xsession options work - the connection starts, but then crashes gnome-session -–session=Ubuntu-2d gnome-session ...
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XRDP - Connect to the same session (multiple users)

I'm trying to setup a rdp server, but I have some problems with sessions. Basically the user should connect to the same (existing) session, but I can't find a solution featuring multiple users. I ...
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Connecting to server using xrdp leads to grayed out screen

Recently after the upgrade, connecting to a server using xrdp leads to a 'grayed out' screen. Please help to solve the issue. #apt-cache policy xrdp xrdp: Installed: 0.6.0-1 Candidate: 0.6.0-1 # ...
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Terminal blank in xrdp to xfce4 desktop

I am using Remmina from my laptop (14.04) to access my home computer (14.04) running xrdp. I installed xfce4 to be the remote desktop and, mostly, it appears to be working well. However when I bring ...
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What should I do to stop the 'gray' screen when using xrdp?

So far, here are the steps I've taken: In a fully-updated 14.04 (as super user) sudo apt-get install xrdp sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install xfce4 echo xfce4-session >~/.xsession sudo service ...
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Run multiple Teamviewer instances at the same time

I'm using Teamviewer 11 in order to remotely connect to Ubuntu Server 14.04. I want that each Ubuntu's user will be able to simultaneously remotely connect to this server with Teamviewer. Currently, ...
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Blank desktop when logging in via xrdp

I am trying to access Ubuntu 11.10 using Remote Desktop from a Win 7 machine. I installed xrdp. I launch the Windows remote desktop client and login in. I then get prompted for the user name and ...
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Distorted xrdp session issue

I've installed xrdp and I am using xfce4 as my desktop software. In order to configure my xrdp to connected to a previously disconnected session, I've made changes as per this answer. Here is a part ...
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Secure way for stranger to install software remotely on fresh install of Ubuntu

I have been trying into install GPU accelerated TensorFlow on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine but keep failing. I am new to Ubuntu and know I should get acquainted with the OS but I need to get up and ...
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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 ...