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

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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Pressing 'D' shows the desktop, how to disable?

How do I stop D from showing the Desktop? When I RDP (xrdp) or VNC (built-in or x11vnc, client-side UltraVNC), pressing 'D' shows the desktop. Please tell me how to remove this binding.
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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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Enable chrome remote connections hangs on Ubuntu 15.10

I have installed this: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/chrome-remote-desktop/gbchcmhmhahfdphkhkmpfmihenigjmpp?hl=en on my Ubuntu 15.10 box on an internal LAN. When I select to share the ...
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Remmina VNC doesn't connect to remote machine

I need to connect to a workstation from a personal machine but don't have any luck with it. The workstation is also Ubuntu 14.04. My personal machine: Remmina 0.9.99.1, Ubuntu 14.04. The window I ...
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Why can't I connect from Ubuntu laptop to a Win7 desktop thru Cisco AnyConnect?

I have Windows laptop that can connect to my work thru a Cisco AnyConnect (version 3.1) VPN, then using the Windows 7 built-in Remote Desktop Client. It works OK. I now also have a Ubuntu distro in ...
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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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How can I associate XRDP with windows sessions showing application in fullscreen mode

Following this tutorial: https://thepcspy.com/read/building-a-kiosk-computer-ubuntu-1404-chrome/ I have setup Google Chrome to work in KIOSK mode, and setup XRDP via this tutorial/script ...
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Best VNC client for remote desktop assistance?

Poll on best VNC / remote desktop software for assisting others on Windows/Mac machines from Ubuntu? I've heard good things about TeamViewer and Fog Creek Copilot, but I'm wondering if the included ...
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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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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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Connect from Windows 10 to Ubuntu 15.04 using Windows Remote Desktop?

I have looked for this issue on this forum, but most of the information seems to be at least 2-3 years outdated. Hence I made a new post. I currently have a VPS running Ubuntu 15.04 (64bit) and I ...
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VNC on UBUNTU 13.04 - not showing full desktop

i am trying to use vnc on ubuntu 13.04 but I am unable to get full desktop. SO far what I have got is a error message that says "Failed to load session ubuntu-2d", or a blank screen or a desktop ...
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How to work remotely on Ubuntu from another Ubuntu [14.04.3]?

I have a machine at home and a second at work. Both run the same version of Ubuntu 14.04.3. I want to be able to connect to my home computer from the one at work. I want to see my desktop and work ...
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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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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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remote desktop sharing by web

Do you know any soft for sharing desktop. I want to find join.me analog? join.me Thanks.
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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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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 ...
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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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Remote Connection

I can remotely connect to my pc running windows 10 and my raspberry pi but for some reason I can't connect remotely to my pc running ubuntu 15.10 from my pc running window 10. Any solutions to this?
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14.04 - Remote Desktop/Control to Headless Ubuntu Desktop

Apologies if this has been asked many times, but there seems to be a variety of options for remote desktop onto a headless machine running 14.04 LTS (Desktop) I don't have much experience with ...
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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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How can I use the host's keyboard for a 'remote' SSH session from a tablet computer?

The perhaps slight odd requirement is this: I have a computer running Ubuntu I have an iPad from which I can SSH into said computer I'd like to use the iPad as an extra terminal screen Things I ...
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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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Suspend Ubuntu with unified remote

I downloaded the unified remote app for Android, which has the ability to control your computer from your phone after setting up a server on the computer. I am running Ubuntu 15.04. Most things are ...
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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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Is it possible to VNC into a separate desktop?

I'm currently running Ubuntu 15.10 on my home-theater and I'm frequently using Remmina Remote Desktop Client to manage the box. Since the home-theater is frequently in use playing it's video duties, ...
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Desktop sharing failing between 12.04 and 14.04

On both machines I have Desktop Sharing and Remote Desktop Viewer (vinagre) up and running. On both machines in Desktop Sharing Preferences I have enabled Allow other users to view your ...
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Remmina remote Windows 7 without password

I've prepared my Windows 7 computer to allow remote connection with user that have no password with this instructions. Then, I use Remmina and give it blank password. But it keeps asking for password. ...
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How to add search domain to Vinagre Remote Access Viewer

I'm trying to connect to a pc of a friend which also uses Ubuntu 14.04. I'm using Vinagre Remote Desktop Viewer to connect to him using his external IP but the program don't find him because it 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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WiFi Mouse Remote Desktop RDP on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am trying to get WiFi Mouse Remote Desktop feature to work on my system and it says that I have to run the a RDP but is really vague on the requirements. I have Remmina Remote Desktop Client but am ...
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Add Fake Display when No Monitor is Plugged In

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server that has no external monitor connected. I use NoMachine to remote control the machine. When I do so, the Unity/Gnome interface doesn't see any monitors connected, so I ...
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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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Unable to install FreeNX Server on Ubuntu Trusty. Alternatives?

Trying to install FreeNX-Server on Trusty is always failing with dependency on nxagent ***root@xxxxx-unix:/Downloads# dpkg -i freenx-server_0.7.3.zgit.140303.1848.e81c1e4-0~ppa2~trusty_i386.deb ...
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How to completely remove audio (kmix, pulseaudio) on kubuntu-desktop for rdp/x2go

I use a ubuntu-server distribution (14.04) along with the package "kubuntu-desktop" to allow users to log in remotely and access a desktop. I currently use "x2go" as the remote-desktop connection ...
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How to restart clipboard for remote desktop in Linux?

To restart remote-desktop clipboard in windows, I would end the process of rdpclip.exe and then create again. How can I do the similar thing in Linux using command line?
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What's the best way to remotely connect to a Windows 7 machine? [closed]

I have a headless Win 7 machine. A have to work quite a lot on it but don't want to connect mouse/ keyboard/ monitor. Is there a comfortabel way to use a ubuntu 14.04 machines mouse/ keyboard/ monitor ...
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Cannot RDP to another Ubuntu box

I have Ubuntu 15.10 running on my desktop PC and my laptop. On the desktop PC I have enabled sharing in Desktop Sharing Preferences: Next I am trying to use remmina client to connect to Ubuntu on ...
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Best way to remote login on a Ubuntu machine from ubuntu/windows and OSX

we have set up a Ubuntu workstation with accounts for all the group members. Nxserver from nomachine seems to be what we need, but it is restricted to 2 users. FreeNx isn't easily installable and ...
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Ubuntu remote server control from other network

Hello everyone today i worked on an old laptop i had with ubuntu 14.10 on it. I can now remote acces it from my home wifi connection. But i was wondering what if i want to acces it from a train with ...
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xrdb to Ubuntu machine not working from external network

I have a Ubuntu machine that I would like external users to connect to using RDP. Connecting from an internal network works perfectly fine. But users outside of my network,who use the public IP, can ...
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Teamviewer 11 can't find network on ubuntu server

So i've set up an ubuntu server that has tightvncserver installed. so i connect with a vnc client and I tried to install teamviewer so i could remotely manage the server(yes I know I could just port ...
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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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RDP unable to connect Remmina/Ubuntu 14.04

Remmina had been connecting to my RDP service for several months, until it just stopped. It will still connect by IP address. Ping confirms that the domain name resolves to the proper IP, and nothing ...
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How to go about diagnosing a vnc-crashing problem?

What are the steps most people take to diagnose a vnc issue in which the session keeps crashing constantly? My specific issue is discussed more here (and here), but since that question wasn’t getting ...
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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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shared user accounts across workstations

I run a small academic research group and we have 4 workstations and one server, all running Ubuntu. I would like to have login credentials that are shared across all workstations and the server, so I ...
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Remote Desktop to a different gateway

Hello I'm newbie to Ubuntu. I want to ask about how to remote desktop connection but different gateway through terminal, without any software or GUI. I already coordinate with my friend to test a ...