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As of Ubuntu 12.10, the Unity 2D desktop interface ("Ubuntu 2D") no longer exists. Ordinarily, computers without adequate 3D acceleration use the llvmpipe software renderer. Unity 2d support dropped in 12.10, what now? Since Unity 2D used to be the easy way to xRDP into an Ubuntu system, its removal requires the use of a different technique. ...


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fyi... xrdp by itself uses VNC on the remote desktop/server to really take advantage of xrdp you also need x11rdp which is often is not provided in the software center etc. I've found and used the following scarygliders tool that automatically downloads & builds the latest/greatest xrdp and x11rdp on your machine and intalls it for you. It takes a ...


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Well, I was unable to find a way to do this with pure xrdp, but I did find a nice writeup on how to go about getting this set up as an rdp-to-vnc gateway. It works well enough to suit my purpose. Taken from http://ubuntuwiki.net/index.php/Xrdp,_installing Install xrdp and vino sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install xrdp vino Configure vino ...


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I had this same problem this morning; attempting to install on an EC2 Ubuntu 12.10 instance. I solved it thusly... After installing gnome and xrdp, install gnome-session-fallback (instead of 2d or 3d) sudo apt-get install gnome-session-fallback Then update .xession... pico .xsession Add the this line to .xession (remove others)... gnome-session ...


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Gnome-fallback package seems to be broken.... You could still use xrdp if you install an alternative desktop environment.. We have installed xfce desktop instead of gnome-fallback and we can perform xrdp connection to Ubuntu 13.10 a good explanation can be found at http://c-nergy.be/blog/?p=4448 might be a good idea to fill in a bug report for xrdp, ...


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You are accessing a terminal, which is 80x25 characters by default. This will not change. Different RDP software can resize fonts, but still will be 80x25 chars. It is not clear if you ar eusing VNC protocol to access the server, but most probably yes. I will recommend to use putty (http://www.putty.org/) for Windows instead via ssh protocol, which allows ...


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There are many ways you could accomplish this, the first couple that are most often used would be ssh (Secure Shell - so, primarily command-line interface to start), and other graphical interfacing methods like rdesktop. You can also use a combination of ssh and rdesktop or other methods, depending on what you're trying to accomplish. As other users have ...


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A very common way to do this is using ssh which gives you a remote shell. You can also use "ssh -X" to transparently forward X11, allowing you to run e.g. Eclipse or Firefox. This is however, somewhat slow, perhaps even more than you like. There is more than one way to do it. What fits you best, depends on what you work with, how fast a connection there ...


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On further investigation this does seems to be a widely noticed issue with XRDP. It's probably not the client sending rubbish along as I previously said in my comment, rather that it's the server doing weird stuff for an unknown reason. Many people have documented that fixing this involves disabling the <Super>d binding for showing the desktop but ...


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open Applications\System Tools\dconf Editor navigate to: org\gnome\desktop\wm\keybindings then change the "show-desktop" keybinding to "[]" Make sure to log out and log back in. It's a good idea to stop and start vncserver, as well. I am using ubuntu 13.04 and in my xstartup file I am using gnome-session --session=gnome-fallback & ...


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As root: cd /etc/xrdp cp km-041d.ini km-040b.ini This copies Swedish keyboard layout to Finnish keyboard layout. Now run in your actual X session (not xrdp): setxkbmap -layout fi Then connect to this machine via Windows RDP client and Finnish keyboard layout works.


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The answer is here. I needed to update my settings using CCSM. Steps I followed: Open a terminal and run "sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager" Run the compiz config manager from your terminal: ccsm In the compiz config manager navigate: General -> General Options -> Key bindings Set the key binding for "Show desktop" to whatever you want ...


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sudo ufw disable then try logging in using your rdp.. client software. I am in the process of setting this up for 12.04 linux vps, so far i got connected but not seeing a desktop only a command window. Hi bud, you said you got connected and all you see is a terminal window, i dont know what your complete set up is but here,s mine i hope it helps. Be ...


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I think that the xrdp.ini parameter that controls the listening interface IP is called 'address' not 'ip' i.e. in the globals section: [globals] address=127.0.0.1 At least, this works for me - however note that I am using a source-built xrdp from http://scarygliders.net/x11rdp-o-matic-central-downloads-page/ so I can't guarantee it is supported in the ...


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That's correct. That terminal is xterm It's like the Terminal in Ubuntu. The problem is your not running a window manager. The "Gray" area is just the default for X. In order to "fix" the problem you need to run a window manager. Start metacity or something. I can't really tell you how to start a window manager because I don't know what your using to ...


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ssh is better supported for remote file sharing, try with winscp from windows to connect to linux machine file system. You must have installed ssh on server. You can also try my answer from: Remote desktop for multiple users To have full support with x2go, I have tried it and works very well for lot of features with remote desktop.


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Theoretically, there are 2 ways to do this: [Source] Editing xrdp.ini to add a custom local login Make sure you have xrdp and vino installed sudo apt-get install xrdp vino Edit /etc/xrdp/xrdp.ini sudo gedit /etc/xrdp/xrdp.ini copy xrdp1 block and change its number to something else which is not already there in the ini file. Basically the number ...


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I did it via automatic tool. First you have to run install script then configuring script. A. (If you don't have git) Install git sudo apt-get install git B. Install X11RDP-o-matic git clone https://github.com/scarygliders/X11RDP-o-Matic.git C. Enter directory cd X11RDP-o-Matic D. Run the script and wait (quite long) sudo ...


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Create inside the /media directory the directory where you want to mount your dvd. In example mkdir /media/sasha Then figure out where your dvd can be found using the command lshw and look for something like /dev/srX where X is a digit. In my case the dvd was on sr0 so I needed to execute: mount -t iso9660 -o loop /dev/sr0 /media/sasha


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Ok - so as it turns out, it DOES log in and provide the desktop if i haven't logged in locally - I just needed to wait... It seems to take 20 or so seconds for the gui to fire up - rather than the couple of seconds if i'm already logged in locally. All that's to say, it works out the box... :)



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