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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 to get external IP from remote Ubuntu computer

My ISP typically leaves my IP address fixed, but when there is a power failure, or if their service goes down for more than about 15-30 minutes, my home is assigned a different IP address. My goal ...
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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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Teamviewer no connection on Lubuntu

I want to be able to connect to the remote system via teamviewer even if it was restarted. I can connect to the system if i run teamviewer manually, but can't do the same if system was restarted. ...
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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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RDP Printer not Showing ( Lubuntu to Windows Server 2008 r2)

I'm new to ubuntu... I'm currently running Lubuntu latest version on my PC and RDP to windows server 2008 r2 works pretty well. But I can't detect any local printer on the network. I'm using Remmina ...
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How to uninstall Real VNC in Ubuntu 14.04

Well the title almost says it all, I installed Real VNC. First I downloaded the generic installer 5.2.3 64-bit from here: Then I used tar -xvf VNC-5.2.3-Linux-x64-ANY.tar.gz to unpack and with ...
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What remote host allows tunneling thru ssh with public key and password?

I need a virtual desktop that can only be accessed by having the ssh public key and the user password. I was trying remmina but it does not seam to support the dual authentication of public key and ...
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Remote Desktop and Printing

I want to connect to Windows Computers using any Remote Desktop clients over a WAN connection from anywhere around the world. I used 2x, Remotedesktop Client and even remmina, But they all turn out to ...
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“Unable to connect to RDP server” in remmina desktop client

Never done it before so have no idea where i am going wrong. I clicked on new to make a new rdp connection and then added the ip address in the "server" box. THen i put the username and password in ...
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How to access a RUNNING remote desktop

here is my problem: I have been working the whole day (on my office computer running Ubuntu) on a text document using a text editor (kile) when I came back home, I tried to copy the (newer) version ...
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What systems/remote desktops allow remote unlocking and locking

I have a very good desktop running ubuntu 15.04. I have a 2gb chromebook for developing on the go. The chromebook is not powerful enough to do what I need, so I need to be able to unlock my pc ...
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How to prevent deja-dup-monitor from running, or completely delete it?

My ubuntu is dead after a few minutes because a process called deja-dup-monitor consumes almost 7 GB memory. I searched the internet and found that it seems to be used for backups and related to the ...
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Share usb barecode scanner with remmina remote desktop connection

I am responsible for the project to transform remaining windows xp computers into thin client to connect to a terminal server. So far so good. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I use Remmina to connect ...
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Robot with embedded PC,how I can visualize the remote desktop?

my robot has an embedded PC and Ubuntu 15.04 is installed by default. I know user, password and IP address. The PC uses a USB to CAN converter to comunicate with the motor controllers. It is already ...
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ubuntu PC is not accessible in VNC viewer in android

I have a PC, laptop and an android mobile. I have enabled my PC with WIFI connectivity and I am able to access it remotely in my laptop using Remmina(client). I have ubuntu installed on both my PC and ...
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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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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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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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GUI login problem

I am using a ubuntu server. when i start that server it directly opens the command line. so to get GUI i have installed ubuntu desktop. It is installed properly... but when i press Ctrl+Alt+F7 it ...
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Remote access to 14.04.2 desktop through Google's Chrome extension vs. installing X11 server?

I have an Android tablet and smartphone and there are pages of apps in Google PLAY related to remote desktop. I have Chrome installed on both my Android 4.4.2 tablet and xubuntu 14.04.2, with the ...
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Connect to ubuntu from windows 7

I read lot of blogs and SO questions. xming VNC I found these two things to achieve my requirement. xming opens everything via commands in the putty. Is there any other way to install a software ...
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Why am I loosing keyboard control in Remmina?

I am taking an online course that requires me to log in to a remote Windows server, and I am doing so using Remmina Remote Desktop Client. Once I am working on the remote server everything is fine, ...
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copy paste between remote sessions remmina

In the past, i have been able to copy and paste text between windows and Linux remote desktop sessions. Now for some reason, I cannot do this. I would like to regain this functionality, how might i do ...
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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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Editing ~/.vnc/xstartup to launch Xfce on VNC server

I have been following this linode tutorial Except that I want to use Xfce instead of Unity. On the last line of the ~/.vnc/xstartup file is says to add: gnome-session & What should I put for ...
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Remote desktop setup on Ubuntu 15.04

I installed Ubuntu 15.04 in Eucalyptus cloud environment . Now I'd like to setup remote desktop connection from Windows Laptop to linux (Ubuntu 15.04). What is a best solution for that ? I tried ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...