This is an old question. Is there something like remote desktop but have multiple users logging into their own desktop? Well as at home windows xp remote desktop.

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Look into VNC. That should be it.

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Try x2go, seems to be a good project with good support:


I had problem with athentication mentioned here: http://john.wesorick.com/2011/11/issues-installing-x2go.html

These step fixed it:

This will happen if you SSH into the server before installing x2go. SSH by default likes ecdsa keys, and x2go doesn't. On the server, edit the ssh config:

sudo nano /etc/ssh/sshd_config (Remmember, Ctrl+O saves changes and Ctrl+X exits from nano text editor)

Then comment out this line with a #: #HostKey /etc/ssh/ssh_host_ecdsa_key

Now restart ssh: sudo service ssh restart On your client you need to remove your old key. I just removed all of them.

rm .ssh/known_hosts

Gnome-session-fallback seems to be needed Please add this package on server:

sudo apt-get install gnome-session-fallback

And then configure custom desktop with gnome-session-fallback on client

Another amazing feautre from x2go, is this: http://wiki.x2go.org/doku.php/wiki:advanced:x2goplugin

I have tried it and changed html file localhost > my.ip.addre.ss and command= from xfce to gnome-session-fallback Also change quality and colors from 16m to 2m. Everything works great, now I'm posting it with a remote desktop session from a web browser with plugin and also copy and paste works! Sound works through net!!! Just very complete solution.

@Wolfer: I don't know how to have multile users remote desktop with VNC, do you have any information about it? link to some help?


Recently i have used remote desktop multi users.. this is how to configure.. ubuntu 14.10 multiple Simultaneous independent remote (desktop like ) connections

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