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How to connect to Windows Server 2008 Remote Desktop with Network Level Authentication Required

I want to connect via remote desktop to a Windows Server 2008 R2. On the Windows server's remote desktop connection properties, it is set to "safer". Specifically, the selected option is "Allow ...
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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 upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 over xrdp

I have a remote server that I very foolishly tried today to upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 using the GUI over xrdp. I've discovered that xrdp doesn't work with 14.04 unless you install an alternative ...
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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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Is it more appropriate to use a Ubuntu Desktop or a Server for my development environment? [on hold]

Right now I am dual-booting both Linux and Windows 8 on my laptop, but because I am preparing to move to Windows 10 and want to have access to my linux environment on my Surface Pro as well I have ...
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RDP Connection Error Between Linux Machines

I'm trying to remote desktop from a Ubuntu machine to a Debian machine and I can't get it to work. The computers are on the same subnet over the LAN and they can ping each other and share files, so ...
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Lost xrdp remote desktop connection Ubuntu Server on Azure from windows

My problem is similiar to: Blank desktop when logging in via xrdp But I am also loosing the connection. I have an Ubuntu 14 Server VM in Microsoft Azure Cloud. And my laptop is Win8 X64. I am able ...
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Change default port for remote desktop sharing 12.04 LTS

Basically I want to be able to access different computers remotely (all on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) that are on the same wireless network. I've gotten this to work for one computer by forwarding port 5900 on ...
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How can I copy/paste files via RDP in Kubuntu?

I recently installed the latest Kubuntu (x64) on my work machine as I am trying to migrate away from Windows. Unfortunately I use RDP very frequently to connect to customer's servers and need to be ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop (beta)

Chrome just launched the Chrome Remote Desktop (beta) for linux. The instructions are provided here: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/1649523?hl=en I don't understand this part: Find the ...
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Controlling a remote Linux machine with dual monitors

I have a remote Linux VM that runs Ubuntu 12.04. I currently use NX to connect to the remote machine and work on it in a GUI environment. On my host computer, I have 2 monitors of different sizes (22" ...
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Cannot remote desktop from Ubuntu 15.04 to 14.04 lts

I am able to ssh into my other PC but I am not able to use Remmina to do RDP or VNC. My other PC has VNC server installed and I turned it on before trying to connect but its not working. Am I typing ...
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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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How do I disable the local screen in Vino VNC?

As the title says, when I remote into my machine through VNC, how do I disable the local screen? I am currently running Ubuntu GNOME 15.04
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How do I set up an encrypted SSH tunnel for VNC?

Here's whats happening: The TightVNC client on my Windows client does not interact with my Vino VNC server, because of some encryption stuff, as shown here: Gnome 3.10 sharing desktop --- how to ...
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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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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 access to Ubuntu 14.04 behind an uncontrolled router

The problem is I want to use the remote desktop to access to an Ubuntu 14.04 (A) from another Ubuntu 14.04 (B). A and B are not in the same network. The machine A is behind a router and has a private ...
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How do you disable auto-start apps just for remote sessions?

There's a lot of answers on how to disable auto-starting of applications for a single user or for globally on a system. However, most auto-start applications, you do want to start for the console ...
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Alternative for Teamviewer? [closed]

As one might know, Teamviewer has no native support for Linux. Although Teamviewer's marketing guys keep telling it runs fine with wine and stuff I experienced one problem after another. Is there some ...
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Hitting WIN / super key in Remmina RDP session opens Unity search on host

When RDPing to a Windows machine, when I hit SUPER / WIN in the RDP session, Unity Search pops up and overlays the RDP window. Is it possibly to change that behavior?
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Need to manually change scaling when remote desktop connecting to high resolution display

I have a Windows 8.1 desktop machine with a 27" QHD monitor. Under Control Panel\Appearance and Personalization\Display, I have set "Change the size of all items" to medium (recommended) so I can ...
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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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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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How do I make a remote connection in college/institute LAN?

I want to access (and control) the PC in my lab remotely from my own room. Both of them are under the institute LAN and both have Ubuntu 14.04 on them. I require an LDAP username and password to login ...
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Can Ubuntu server provide Unity desktop sessions remotely for multiple (windows) users?

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 server. Currently ssh terminal is offered for users. However, I have learned that, as users are familiar with using computers through desktop and GUI programs, they would ...
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XFreeRDP: Only the command line works

As I have mentioned previously, I have been trying to get FreeRDP to work correctly under Ubuntu 15.04. Currently, the only command that marginally work is: xfreerdp /u:username /p:password ...
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RDP connection refused

I did $ sudo service xrdp start Starting Remote Desktop Protocol server I get connection refused. I can't seem to find out why. Can someone point me to right direction? On jump desktop -> Make ...
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Remote control a Mac from Ubuntu

I am trying to remote control my Mac at work that is running OS X Mavericks from my home computer running Ubuntu (Kubuntu 14.04) I have Screen Sharing on the Mac enabled and I am using VNC viewer on ...
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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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How to have in Ubuntu, Windows like RDP server and client?

Connecting remotely from OSX to Windows or Windows to Windows using RDP protocol is 90% time faster then using x11vnc in Ubuntu. Is there any commercial or free remote desktop for Ubuntu which works ...
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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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Setup Xrdp properly to login to the same Session in Linux Mint 17.1 (Ubuntu 14.04) from Windows (RDP))

This question has been asked before but most answers did not work for me. I have Linux Mint 17.1 (Cinnamon,Mate and Xfce) installed I have installed xrdp and tightvnc from software manager I have ...
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Nomachine headless connection and dummy display

Sorry for the in-code-tags links, but this is my first post here. I am trying to use windows 7 to connect to a machine running ubuntu 14.04. I installed NoMachine according to: ...
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Change remote desktop permissions from the command line (remotely?)

I can ssh into my desktop at work and work at the command line, but I would like to use a remote desktop protocol to check on some of the programs that I left open and running. I have not set up ...
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Share Clipboard Between Ubuntu and Windows Remote Desktop

I am trying to copy paste text between Windows Remote Desktop and Linux Ubuntu Server LTS 14.04 with Mate Desktop. I have seen several posts that mention killing the rdpclip.exe process (on Windows) ...
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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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using ThinRDC (thinomenon) on Ubuntu

I am trying to run a remoteApp hosted on a windows 7 enterprise, from an Ubuntu client 14.01. I was looking to use FreeRDP or Winconn, but the issue with those is that Winconn is based on FreeRDP and ...
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Teamviewer not remembering Teamviewer account

I'm using Teamviewer for my remote desktop needs. On any Linux version of teamviewer, it uses Wine as a compatibility back-end (presumably so the dev's don't have to support another OS). It works ...
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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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Status of rdp session manager sesman fail

I was using xrdp to remotely connect from my Windows laptop to Ubuntu server. It was doing ok but failed after a weekend all out of sudden. I did a >#service xrdp status and it returned: * ...
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Server with GUI, can't get elevated privileges with Chrome Remote Desktop

I've set up a home media server using ubuntu server and plex. Initially I was going to try and run command line only, but, being somewhat of a noob, I ended up installing a desktop environment. I use ...
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How to make X.org listen tcp port to remote connections? [duplicate]

Ubuntu 15.04 64-bit desktop. After install system X server run with -nolisten tcp option: 922 tty7 Ssl+ 0:05 \_ /usr/bin/X -core :0 -seat seat0 -auth /var/run/lightdm/root/:0 -nolisten tcp ...
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Windows & Lubuntu Remote Desktop Issues

I am new to Linux and I have an issue I have installed Lubuntu which I plan to use as a headless server so I need to be able to remote desktop into it however after installing sudo apt-get install ...
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Remote desktop VNC not refreshing

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and have successfully connected to it through VNC from a MacBook Pro (using Jump Desktop) for weeks. I was having a problem where I could only boot into my computer ...
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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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Multi monitor remote desktop to Ubuntu

Is there some way or remote desktop solution (paid OR free) that I can use to remote from one Linux PC to another with multi-monitor support? In other words, Computer A and Computer B both run ...
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Shared remote desktop over lightdm after reboot

On an Ubuntu 14.10 box, I set up vino-server and enabled remote desktop, which allowed me to see the applications currently running as the user sees them. However, I could not log in if the computer ...
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Desktop sharing on 14.10

I am using Ubuntu for the first time. I enabled desktop sharing and tried RealVNC viewer (on Windows) to connect to it. However it failed with the message "Unable to connect to the VNC server using ...
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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. ...