A Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) server that presents a graphical login to a remote client.

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Ubuntu 14 Server and Xrdp

I am trying to get XRDP working with the latest Ubuntu 14 server. However, after my rdp client logs in all I get is a grey screen with an X in the middle. This is the error from my .xsession-errors ...
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Remote Desktop connection getting black from ubuntu 13

I have installed xrdp in Ubuntu and while I try to connect the remote desktop from Windows 7 to the Ubuntu machine, the session is being connected but all I am seeing is a full black screen. Kindly ...
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xrdp with Win7Pro Remote Desktop not working

Installed xrdp on ubuntu 12.04 and it's enabled. Logging in from Win7Pro, I get connected but no icons or taskbar show up; only the wallpaper is visible on the Win7 remote computer. Neither the left ...
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XRDP and Hyper-V running on Windows 8 Enterprise

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.2 as a Hyper-V client and it runs perfectly. But because Hyper-V only allows a small window (800x600) which can not be changed (as far as I know) I've been trying to use XRDP ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 via xrdp keyboard layout cannot change

I have a virtually hosted ubuntu server 12.04 on which I installed Unity desktop. It all works fine except the only keyboard option I have is "US". This could be due to the fact that ubuntu server ...
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boot Ubuntu 12.04 directly to a windows RDP session

Basically I want to auto start a windows RDP session. Turning my Ubuntu machine into a ThinClient so to speak. Purchasing thin-clients is out of the budget. I have Windows 2008 server r2 currently set ...
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xrdp from Windows 7

I installed xrdp on my new Ubuntu Server 12.xx I saw a video that talked about creating a .xsession because of the 3D and 2D desktop. But it didn't work. If I take the .xsession out it opens a empty ...
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how to install xrdp on ubuntu 14.04 (trusty)?

I have tried to install xrdp on Ubuntu using apt-get install xrdp, but have run into issues similar to other users such as listed in these posts: ubuntu 14.04 xrdp grey No login box for xrdp Blank ...
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Remote Desktop Connection from Windows to Ubuntu connects, but is a black and white checkerboard screen

I need help please, everytime I attempt to connect to my Ubuntu server I do, but it comes up as a black and white checkerboard.
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Having trouble connecting through RDP to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS instance

I've just completed a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS onto my laptop. I installed XRDP and now i'm trying to connect to that instance from my windows 8.1 desktop machine using the MSTSC application ...
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no display when remote Ubuntu 14.04 from windows

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with xrdp. I followed everything described by the video and the post: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KY3V79t5tKA ...
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Trying to use xRDP and use ports for each user

It's been a suggestion to use port 5912 if you want a user to connect only to that port so that they can return into their session. I've done this to my root user, DELTA, and it worked shortly until ...
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How to make xrdp display preexisting open programs

I use xrdp to remotely connect from my Windows 7 laptop to my Ubuntu 13.10 server, which works perfectly... until I disconnect. Then, the next time I connect, all my programs are gone, presumably ...
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No login box for xrdp

I am trying to connect to my Linux desktop using RDP from a Windows 7 laptop. I have installed XRDP and this is running. Connecting using RDP client in Windows brings up a blank screen with no login ...
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ubuntu 12.10: rdp from windows 7 renders empty desktop - common fix doesn't work

When I use 'Remote Desktop Connection' in Windows 7 to connect to my Ubuntu 12.10 machine with xRdp installed, I can login, but the only thing I get after logging in is an empty desktop. I found ...
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Authentication window doesn't come up on the remote screen

I currently have Xrdp and TightVNC server installed on my ubuntu machine, but when I access it over remote desktop, the authentication window doesn't come up on the remote screen. It was coming up on ...
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xrdp and xfce4 Ubuntu 14.04 slow refreshrate

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32bit and I am connecting via windows rdp to my ubuntu machine that has xrdp with xfce4 session. Network is 40mbps/5mbps. RDP to a windows machine from a windows machine ...
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How to configure Rdesktop in Ubuntu with Unity?

In LXDE: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install xrdp vino vino-preferences echo lxsession -s Lubuntu -e LXDE > ~/.xsession With Unity 3D???
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Is it possible to connect to login screen on console session via VNC or RDP?

Following the instructions from Use xrdp to connect to desktop session, I've set up xrdp/vino so that if I'm logged on at the console, I can remote in and share the desktop. However, my question is ...
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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 ...
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XRDP Xsession Errors

So I'm using xrdp to remote in to my linux box running xubuntu 13. I had some issues originally logging in getting a gnome error, which I was able to fix thanks to this: I get "Failed to load ...
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Ubuntu 14.x with xfce4-session desktop - Terminates abruptly

I am setting up Ubuntu 14.x to use XRDP so that I can use RDP clients to use my computer. I saw several articles which state clearly that you cannot use gnome sessions for this. And a work around is ...
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RandR extension is too old- using xrdp to log into Ubuntu 14.04 with MATE desktop

I've got a rather hackneyed setup in order to run an Ubuntu 14.04 VM on my laptop (Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro with 3200x1800 resolution screen) with Hyper-V. Unfortunately, the screen resolution is so high ...
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What is X11rdp?

I have been using xrdp for sometime now (along with vnc4server) and I think I understand high-level overview of its working as described here. xrdp allows to communicate with RDP protocol and uses ...
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Why is my reported RandR version different when connected via xrdp vs remmina

Setup Linux 3.11.0-22-generic #38~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Fri May 16 20:47:57 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux installed xrdp and set "gnome-session --session=ubuntu-2d" in ~/.xsession Problem ...
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Unable to reinstall unity-2d on Ubuntu 14.04 desktop LTS?

It is wiered that I'm not able to reinstall unity-2d on my system. I removed it as it was not ready to go into the 2D mode. I have XRDP install for which I need Unity-2D. after removing the unity-2d ...
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RDP from Windows into Ubuntu VM

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 running as a VM on a windows server 2012 host OS on a server. I want to Remotely connect into this Ubuntu VM from a remote machine which is running windows 7. How can I do this? ...
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XRDP with sound redirection Ubuntu 12.04

How can I install XRDP with sound redirection to client on Ubuntu 12.04? After clear Ubuntu and XRDP installation I can connect to XRDP but I have no I've tried script for compiling xrdp from ...
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Ware, Ubuntu, xRDP and Network Issues

So we are experiencing something we can't quite figure out. What we have is : ESXi 5.5 Ubuntu 12.04 VMs xRDP on VMs for RDP access. iSCSI NAS for VM storage. vCenter Server (Physical Machine) ...
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chromebook to ubunt 12.04 through xrdp

When i try to connect to my Ubuntu machine using the VNC app for my chromebook. The connection is denied unless i connect to Ubuntu through anther device ie windows machine or my android rdp app. I am ...
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Add new Layout Keyboard not available

I have install remote desktop with XFCE and XRDP. I'am trying change my layout disposition but not option for add new layout is not available. the "Add" button appear as disable. How can I fix it? ...
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Cannot start log in through rdp after restart (Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS)

I have installed xrdp, unity-2d and xubuntu-desktop on my VPS remote server with Ubuntu to have a remote rdp access to it. By the first time it worked fine. But after rebooting I cannot log in into it ...
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Using xcfe4 to run apps requiring sudo user

Total newb. I installed Ubuntu 13.10 desktop to use as a server to play with on my home network. Intended to use RDP from Windows and found Unity 3D made this impossible (blank screen) so I've ...
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Cannot connect to Ubuntu 12.04 with RDP, but can with RDP app

Just set up a ubuntu box and installed xrdp so I can remote onto it from my work station. I cannot connect with mstsc, however when remoting in from the Microsoft RDP app on my mobile, it works fine, ...
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Change XRDP Default Desktop to Lightdm

I read this post about changing xrdp defaults environment but how can I get lightdm to be default xrdp shell? I got that shell as default when I log in locally but when I log in using xrdp it log to ...
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Set no monitor resolution for xrdp

I have read numerous posts on different sites and still cannot get this to work. I have an Intel NUC that is running Ubuntu, and I need to Remote Desktop into it. I need to sue xrdp because I am not ...
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xfsettingsd crashes due to missing XI

When trying to XRDP on my XFCE install, xfsettingsd chrashes due to missing XI Extension. I am using Ubuntu server 13.10 + xubuntu-desktop + XRDP (branch of XRDP ~ 0.6). From what I managed to find ...
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XRDP Very slow in AWS EC2 instances when ubuntu-desktop isn't pre-installed

I have tried the standard canonical Ubuntu LTS images in EC2 for both Lucid & Precise (64-bit) When I first ssh into the server, I run: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop ...
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How to diagnose when xrdp stops serving?

I have been using xrdp to remotely login to my Xubuntu desktop server. I use port forwaring using RDP port 3389. Last week we took the computer into Fry's to help with a fan noise. Meanwhile the same ...
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xrdp KDE issue. Can't run remote from sudo

I need some help. I have my home PC with Kubuntu 13.10 and xrdp server on it for remote usage. The problem is when I login in through rdp and trying to run any aplication from root (using sudo in ...
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Session logsoff automatically when using XRDP

I have installed xrdp and setup a thin client as my remote system using the information from this AskUbuntu post. When I log in from the remote system, user gets logged in and I can do my work. But ...
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How to change xrdp listening port

I want to change the listening port for xrdp from 3389 to something else. Can someone explain how to do this ? I don't know much abotu Linux, yet. Thanks!
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XRDP and Openbox

I have a problem with my server. It is running on ubuntu 12.04 LTS and using XRDP as remote desktop server for other machines. Recently I installed OpenBox WM, I set it in login screen and it works on ...
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Setting up Qtile to work with XRDP

I'm trying to get a basic RDP GUI for a VPS server I have running precise. Qtile seems like the perfect lightweight interface for remote desktop. However, it's written in python and XRDP doesn't ...
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How to change XRDP port

How can I change the default XRDP port? I would like to connect from Windows7 RDC using other than default port 3389?
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Cursor is a dot when establish connection via xrdp

Hi i have an Xrdp server running on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS . A proper connection is established and i can access my screen remotely the only shortcoming i have is my cursor appears as a Dot on remote screen ...
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Why am I getting default icons and style when running Xubuntu over VNC?

I'm having this problem both when I run vnc4server configured to run startxfce4, and also when I use xrdp sesman. The icons and the style are not displaying correctly, here's some screenshots: How ...
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How to disable user remote logins in my ubuntu server?

I have an Ubuntu server that I have installed KDE on it. I use XRDP package that enables users to use Microsoft Terminal Services Console to remote to my server. I have a backup operator that I need ...
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Samba shares offline after period of inactivity

I have a machine running 13.04 that is always on, with Samba always running so that I can stream videos to other computers in the house. After a period of inactivity of I don't know how long, The ...
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Change the default desktop enviroment when using XRDP

I am wondering how to load the GNOME Fallback desktop when I cannon to a Ubuntu machine using xrdp. Currently unity loads as default and I haven't figured out how to change this.