I've attempted to setup RDP on my Ubuntu machine (Running 16.04) so I can RDP from my other Windows Machine (Windows 10). Following tutorials online I've installed 'xRDP' when entering the IP of the Ubuntu machine I am greeted with a credentials screen.

After entering my credentials and clicking 'Ok' it goes to this very funny/strange screen? Screenshot

Then after seeing this screen after about 5 seconds I get disconnected.

Fingers crossed someone has an answer to this, I've had a Google for hours but couldn't seem to find anything relating to it.


Make sure you set the colour depth on you client. Try setting it to 16 bits or higher manually, especially don't set it to 256 colors. I get a really weird display when I do that.

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