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I utilize the Remmina software in order to connect through the XRDP service in a remote Ubuntu server. However, I cannot use the copy-paste functions to copy information from the remote machine to my personal host and vice versa. Specifically, I use the 1.12 version of the Remmina.

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Unfortunately that's a known bug in Remmina 1.12 running on Ubuntu 15.04-16.04 and you have a few options:

  • Do nothing and live with it :-( (That's always an option)
  • Install the Remmina PPA on 16.04. :-)

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:remmina-ppa-team/remmina-next
    sudo apt update
    sudo apt dist-upgrade
    
  • Upgrade Ubuntu to Bionic 18.04 which has version 1.2 :D (a bit of overkill, but it's also an option)

    sudo do-release-upgrade
    
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    Lacks pretty pictures and steps like add ppa, sudo apt install, etc. but +1 :) Also the Xenial bug fix has been triaged... Aug 28 '18 at 22:49
  • Mentally sending you a second +1 in virtual / metaphysical form. Shouldn't there be a sudo apt install ... after the sudo apt update you just added? ;) Aug 29 '18 at 12:34
  • I have installed the Reminna PPA on Ubuntu 16.04. However, what are the configurations to use the copy-paste capability with my personal host?
    – Panagiotis
    Aug 31 '18 at 9:34
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    @Fabby: Xmm, the dist-upgrade was conducted successfully (now I have the new Remmina version), but I still cannot use the copy-paste between the remote and my personal host.
    – Panagiotis
    Aug 31 '18 at 12:57
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    I'm on Ubuntu Bionic 18.04, fresh installed, Remmina 1.2.0-rcgit-29, zero advanced configurations in my remote connection; but still it doesn't work. Sep 19 '18 at 23:43

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