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

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ubuntu 14.04 xrdp grey

I installed the latest ubuntu desktop and when I install xrdp I get a grey screen when I connect from windows rdc. this works fine in ubuntu 12.04. I found several solutions but they are not really ...
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Use xrdp to connect to desktop session

I use Ubuntu on my desktop. When I am away from my desktop, I would like to access the session using my Windows 7 laptop. Currently, I am using xrdp to connect, but it starts up a remote session. Is ...
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I get “Failed to load session ”ubuntu-2d" when using XRDP

Initially, when I try to log in to my ubuntu machine (version 12.10) using RDP, I would get an ubuntu desktop background, with no text, menu bars, or anything to indicate it loaded the desktop. I ...
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Run RDP server on Ubuntu 12.10

What's the best way to run a RDP Server on Ubuntu 12.10? I'd like to run an RDP server on my Desktop running Ubuntu 12.10 and be able to login from another 12.10 machine using the remote login ...
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XRDP Gray Screen, Tried Everything

After a couple days of searching for solutions, I still cannot get a proper RDP connection fron Windows 7 to Ubuntu Desktop 13.10 (or 14.04). When I use RDP in Windows, it will connect to my Ubuntu ...
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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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13.10 XRDP problem with gnome-fallback [closed]

I have an issue with xrdp being unable to display gnome fallback session in 13.10 - connection works fine but everything I get is Xserver grey screen and X cursor. My hardware config is ATI HDMI with ...
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xrdp tab does not work

I installed xrdp on my Ubuntu 14.04 and am connected using Remote Desktop Connection. Everything works fine except "Tab" button has no effect. Any advice on how to fix it?
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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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Mouse scroll slow, settings not present (Ubuntu 14.04, hyper-v, xfce4, xrdp)

Please pardon my inexperience with Linux and related packages. I am very new to such systems. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 in a Windows Hyper-V virtual machine (VM). For a VM on a Windows host, ...
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XRDP screen size is tiny

I am using Windows7 remote desktop connection. The 'Display' settings for RDC are set to [1920x1080]. When remote desktoping into my Ubuntu Server 12.04, I get a 1920x1080 window. However, the actual ...
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Is it possible for 2 users to work at the same time, one is connected remotely? And how to set it up?

I am running Xubuntu on my main PC at home. Is it possible for 2 users to work simultaneously on one computer, while one is physically in front of the computer, and another one is connected remotely ...
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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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How to Remote Desktop from Windows to Lubuntu [duplicate]

I have tried to use the xrdp to remotely connect from Windows to Lubuntu. I have tried several ways and have followed several guides but nothing worked. When trying to connect from Windows I am asked ...
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xrdp setup over ssh

Here are the steps to install xrdp on ubuntu 12.04 and get it working: http://www.ubuntututorials.com/remote-desktop-ubuntu-12-04-windows-7/ However, I want a secure xrdp connection over ssh and ...
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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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'd' minimizes all windows on Ubuntu when connecting with XRDP

Currently I am working on a remote server using Ubuntu yet the 'd' key cannot be used since it minimizes/maximizes all windows to show/hide desktop. Many answers point to the fact that I should go to ...
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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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Getting grey hash screen when using RDP into my server

I've just installed Ubuntu Server 12.04 - this is my first ever outing with Linux; this may well be a simple question.... :) (on a different note, i LOVE this apt-get stuff!) I have installed the ...
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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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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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Cannot logout of XRDP in XFCE4

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed and have managed to setup XRDP so I can remote desktop to it from Windows, everything works except that I cannot logout of a remote session, when I choose logout from the ...
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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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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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Black and white Checkerboard in XRDP [duplicate]

I've recently been trying to install and connect to xrdp in Ubuntu 13.10, and authentication seems to be going properly, but when the screen transitions to the OS, the only thing I can see is a ...
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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 12.10: 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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Unable to do remote desktop using xrdp

I have a virtual machine (ubuntu) to which i need to do remote desktop. I do not have physical access to that machine and I can do only ssh to the machine. I wanted to do remote desktop and came up ...
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how to remote into 16.04 via rdp

All available information is for ancient versions, so here specifically for 16.04: Is it possible to remote in via a MSWindows PC with mstsc.exe to a Ubuntu 16.04 PC running xrdp without the need to ...
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Remote Desktop - RDP blank screen and aborts after disconnect

Attention: I scrolled through a lot of questions and didn't find an answer, please don't mark this as duplicate! A similar question is already here, but sadly it didn't receive any answers. I'm ...
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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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xrdp - how to change keyboard layout

When I open an xrdp session from a Windows 7 machine to my Ubuntu machine, US keyboard layout is utilized. However, my default keyboard layout is different on Ubuntu machine and I want to use it ...
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xrdp to Ubuntu loads different session

When I use my PC A to log into remote desktop of the server, which runs Ubuntu, run some program (say MATLAB), close the connection and re-log into the server, the MATLAB still runs. However, if I ...
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XRDP with Finnish keyboard?

How I can get Finnish keyboard layout to work with XRDP?
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How to change input language in login to XRDP?

I can enter my login name in RDP since it is latin. While installing Ubuntu, I set language switch to Ctrl-Shift and it works in console. Here it is ignored.
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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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xrdp mount cd manually

I am running ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS 64 bit I work through remote connection using xrdp. The problem is when I connect remotely I cannot access CD/DVD drive but I can see the icon in nautilus. When I ...
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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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Blank Remote Desktop 13.04

I am having an issue regarding remote desktop from a Windows 7 machine. Right now, the machine with Ubuntu 13.04 has a cracked LCD and is a paperweight until I can replace it. My KVM switch is already ...
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Xnvc process continues to run after remote user logs out

Running xrdp and xfce. When remote users log out in the gui they continue to see the xfce logo on an otherwise blank screen. If they close the window there are no apparent errors. But running htop on ...
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Ubuntu 15 xRDP from Windows XP - breaks connection

I installed Ubuntu 15 and made the steps described here: XRDP – Installing XRDP on Ubuntu 15.04 then I was able to connect and use remote desktop from Windows XP using usual "Remote desktop ...
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XRDP shows “black” mouse cursor

I've currently installed xrdp 0.61 on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS system. I can remotely login using the sessman-XVNC config and get my xfce4 desktop, but the mouse cursor is not drawn correctly. It has the ...
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XRDP Ubuntu - Default Ubuntu shell

I have installed Ubuntu for enterprise purposes. I have also configured it With XRDP, but what bothers me is that when I use xrdp I just see an ugly Shell. I want the People to RDP to the ubuntu ...
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How do I get rid of this box that opens when logging in using remote desktop?

This box shows up every time I login to Ubuntu using remote desktop. I'm on Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 LTS with the Lubuntu LXDE Desktop (lubuntu-core). Is there any way for me to get rid of it?
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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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xrdp desktop environment comparison

I know that this question might tend to somehow opinion based answers but I think it is very helpful anyways. I am using xrdp to my Ubuntu Computer (from Windows and Linux). I have figured out that ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Client doesn't create xrdp desktop?

We've been having a bit of an issue, and saying that it's a bit of an issue is an understatement. Our client (Ubuntu 15.04, specs linked) has these installed, and in this order: Ubuntu-desktop ...