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Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) allows users to access a desktop environment on a remote computer over the network.

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RDP Black screen

I installed XRDP on Ubuntu 20.04 Webserver and also added the GNOME Desktop. It had been very slow and laggy. I found details online advising to navigate to etc/xrdp and edit xrdp.ini It advised that ...
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How can I edit display settings of a screen connected via remote desktop protocol (RDP) in ubuntu 22.04?

I was able of setting up an iPad as a second screen in Mirror mode, by following this tutorial. It uses the new Remote desktop feature, inside Settings -> Sharing -> Remote Desktop. I can ...
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Remina doesn't ask for remote access enabled error while windows RDP showing this message

I just switched to windows 11 from linux for testing some applications. Whenever I tried to connect to remote server, I am having this error window but I never faced such issue with Remmina.
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Is ubuntu 22.04 builtin remote desktop secure/encrypted by default?

Installed ubuntu 22.04 recently. I noticed that screen sharing now supports both vnc and rdp. Are they secured? I know rdp supports tls... when enabling this feature does it use certificates? are they ...
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Why Remmina RDP doesn't work and Windows Remote Desktop Client Does?

I usually connect to several different remote desktops using a VPN and Remmina (to many different OS, including win10), but for some reason, there is a specific Win 10 machine that Remmina does not ...
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Connect when Remote Desktop is on login screen or screen locked (without autologin)

I can connect to my Ubuntu 22.04 computer using Remmina RDP with "Remote Login" enabled when I'm logged in. However, as soon as the target's console is locked, I can no longer connect. ...
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How can I observe a G Cloud VM Ubuntu, instance while a consultant is connected to the GUI via Google RDP?

I have a Google Cloud Ubuntu VM instance setup, with GUI access, through Google Remote Desktop. A consultant is going to be doing work on this instance. How can I give him full access, while still ...
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How to Restart or Power Off Headless Ubuntu 20.04 accessed via RDP

I have provisioned a desktop Ubuntu 20.04 to run headless (power and network connections only, no keyboard, mouse, or display), and I access it via RDP from a Windows desktop. This configuration is ...
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Enabling RDP sharing

I want to connect via RDP from an Ubuntu 20.04 laptop to an Ubuntu 22.04 desktop. I've read in the release notes that the 22.04 release support RDP connections. I enabled Remote Desktop sharing in ...
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How can I block the internet but keep wifi available for RDP using UFW?

I'm accessing my Ubuntu machine using RDP from a Windows desktop, in the same wifi network (that is, I'm only using RDP locally, not through the internet). I want to disable all internet traffic, but ...
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Enable remote desktop control in Ubuntu 22.04 [duplicate]

I have a clean installation of Ubuntu 22.04 on a remote machine that I can reach only via ssh (I have no physical access). I want to enable the remote desktop protocol (RDP). In this article the ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 RDP remote desktop screen update lag

The new RDP connection is amazing. I have got an issue though where the screen doesn't update quickly when I do things like right click to open some menu or sometimes even typing/using backspace in ...
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Typing lag for remotely connected Ubuntu 22.04 Machine from Windows 10

I will first of all start by telling that I am not an expert Linux user and most of the things I use on Linux are based on trial and error :) I have an Ubuntu Machine with Ubuntu 22.04 which I aim to ...
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Xrdp: Why is it locked to 50 Hz, not 60 Hz?

My client monitor is 60Hz. But the Ubuntu 22.04 over Xrdp (official repository) is locked to 50Hz. Why? Is there a reason why it has to be 50Hz, or is this some sort of a bug?
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Make mouse pointer size bigger, when using 2x scaling over XRDP

I have set up XRDP with XFCE on Ubuntu Server 22.04. Since the Window PC is using a 4K monitor, when I connected to Ubuntu from the Windows PC using RDP (full screen), the resolution became 4K and ...
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Better Performance and Control When Running a Full Windowing System in WSLg

As for creating a root window in WSLg (e.g. for running a full Desktop Environment) there have been several options, but performance varies between them. I've tried several methods for having better ...
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How to connect to Oracle ubuntu instance using RDP protocol via Windows or Ubuntu

I want to run selenium on my ubuntu server (oraclecloud) on instance type VM.Standard.A1.Flex. I did try to install RDP and connect with RDP client but connection is failing. I followed multiple blogs ...
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RDP software with MFA?

I have been suffering for long with Remmina and RDP connection. It turns out that Remmina does not support Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), i.e. while connecting using RDP, I get a notification on ...
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Remmina RDP - Issues with IP range on VPN

I've recently switched to ubuntu after many year using windows 10. After this switch, I couldn't remote connect to my work server (over VPN - OpenVPN). The error in Remmina was "Couldn't connect ...
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How to have the same behaviour as with Windows / Windows RDP when logging remotely into an Ubuntu system?

I want to setup my Ubuntu system with regards to remote login. The behavior should be as close as possible to when logging into a microsoft windows system via RDP. I got the impression that I can use ...
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Some Variables Question

I am relatively new to Ubuntu. I am wondering whether someone could explain what these variables mean while setting up xrdp and how to use them XKL_XMODMAP_DISABLE SESSION_MANAGER ...
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RDP connect to server with signatured .rdp file

I try to connect to an RDP server using a .rdp file. The file contains a signature and it should allow me to connect without username and password which I did not receive by the company. I tried to ...
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Remmina RDP connection remain in "Connecting to"

I try to connect with Remmina installed on my Ubuntu 20.04 to Windows Server 2016, but connection remain in "Connecting to" I have no error and the port 3389 is correctly open (if I use ...
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Unable to remote to Ubuntu from Windows

I have Ubuntu 20.04 which also has Security Onion installed on it. I'm trying to connect to my Ubuntu from a Windows 10 machine. XRDP has been installed on Ubuntu. I can connect if I'm logged in but I ...
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RDP connection times out before 2-phase authentication completed

We have a connection to a customer site that requires (phone-back) 2-phase authentication. If I am slow to complete the authentication, Remmina times out with a "Cannot connect to RDP server"...
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I'm looking for a VNC or RDP Ubuntu to Ubuntu setup that logs into current user session

My main computer is dual boot (Ubuntu 20.04, Windows 10) and connected to our family TV. Sometimes I'm working on something and somebody else wants to use the TV so I have to leave it as they switch ...
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FreeRDP on Kubuntu: Autohotkey on remote, Autokey local

On my local machine (Kubuntu), I use Autokey. On the remote machine (Windows) I use Autohotkey. I have lots of shortcuts setup on both machines. When I'm on the server through FreeRPD and I use a ...
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When connecting with xrdp connection crashes/closes [from w10 to u20.04]?

If I installing xrdp and use Windows (I also tried different devices) RDP to connect it crashes. If I have Xfce installed it connects normally and force uses it over gnome/default envoirnment and ...
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How to change the desktop envoirment in xrdp? [20.04]

I have a server with a gui version of Ubuntu installed. I have installed xrdp in order to access it from windows. I had done the same thing once before and when I connected with windows it displayed ...
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Can`t connect to remote desktop in virtualbox machine

I have installed Lubuntu 20.04 in virtualbox machine and enabled Remote Desktop. Network mode is Bridged. I can't connect from host (Lubuntu 21.10) to this machine with Remmina. Vm can be ping'ed from ...
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Connect to remote host via RDP with PFX certificate

I have a .pfx certificate and the password for it. Also, I have a server name (like "remote.server.com"), and my login and password. I need to somehow connect to the remote desktop, but I ...
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Remmina : unable to save new connections and passwords

Regularly, my Remmina client (installed with snap) doesn't save new connections or new passwords. I can create a new connection, then click on "Save and connect" button, but the connection ...
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SSH/RDP remote desktop client

Currently, I manage my many SSH/RDP connections with Remmina. I want to find an alternative (regularly, Remmina refuse to save my new connections or new passwords so I have to completely remove and ...
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Looking for diagnosing RDP access to my Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

I have an ubuntu 20.04 LTS VM. It is a default installation and its networking seems properly up and running. I am able to remote SSH to the machine, no problem. I ran the following commands to enable ...
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Use mouse 4 and mouse 5 as back and forward in rdp (win->cinnamon)

I'm just trying to get my mouse back button to work on RDP (win-> cinnamon). But it seems to just send shift+scroll up and I can't change that. Please, how do I get my mouse back key over to my ...
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Unable to connect Windows 10 server using Remmina on Ubuntu 20.04

I am not able to connect to a Windows VM from Ubuntu's Remmina. It was all working fine till the day before yesterday but when I tried yesterday- the issue emerged. I asked my colleagues to try ...
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Cannot start Kubuntu 18.04 desktop from WIndows 10 remote desktop

My system is Ubuntu 18.04 with Kubuntu desktop running on a Raspberry Pi Model 4, 8 GB. Until recently all was working fine when I logged in from Windows 10 via Remote Desktop. The current issue is ...
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Remote Desktop to Ubuntu from Raspberyy Pi

I have a virtual Raspberry installed on VmWare. Likewise, there are virtual Windows 11 and virtual Ubuntu 20.04.2 installed on VmWare. With the help of Remmina, which I installed on Raspberry, I can ...
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Connect local computer from remote server

I connected to remote server which is based on Ubuntu using windows remote desktop application. Now I want to access camera, microphones and drive folders in remote server. I tried by checking local ...
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Monitor settings changes after removing display cable

I have pc that is currently attached to monitor but i want to move it other place and access it just by using rdp. I have xrdp installed and set working. Resolution is right 1680x1050 when the display ...
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How do I RDP from windows into Ubuntu with i3-wm?

I installed regular Ubuntu 20.04 I then installed i3 On the local computer I have a choice on login of ubuntu or i3 and logging into i3 works beautifully! I installed XRDP and I am RDP'ing from a ...
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libusb errors when trying to redirect usb webcam with xfreerdp

Having difficulty redirecting my logitech webcam/mic with xfreerdp. I keep getting access errors from libusb despite udev rules that should give my plugdev group (of which I'm a member) access to the ...
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xfreerdp redirect usb webcam

I'm trying to use xfreerdp to connect to a windows VM, and I need to forward the local webcam on my Ubuntu box. My Ubuntu distro has xfreerdp "2.2.0 (n/a)" I've found some conflicting ...
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Startxfce without a screen?

I'm connecting to my Ubuntu 18 server through RDP (xRDP) with xfce as environment. Some scripts are launched when the graphic interface is launched. (these scripts required the graphic interface). ...
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wherei need to create /.config/winapps/winapps.conf

Step 3: Creating your WinApps configuration file You will need to create a ~/.config/winapps/winapps.conf configuration file with the following information in it: RDP_USER="MyWindowsUser" ...
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How to access Ubuntu installed as dual boot but with out leaving Windows

I have Ubuntu latest version installed along side Windows 10 as dual boot. I usually program in windows for everything PHP related and boot to Ubuntu for everything ruby related. Both works perfectly. ...
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How to enable RDP or VNC on Ubuntu through CLI

I have a desktop running Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS, I have SSH enabled however I would like to also manage the computer either through VNC or RDP. I looked through a couple of forums on the internet however ...
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XRDP disconnects immediately after correct credentials

I am facing an issue with XRDP where in the session immediately terminates after entering the correct username password. I have seen so many occurences of the issue on the forum but none of the ...
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Windows Remote Desktop Connection and Workspaces Functionality

I'm trying to access a remote Windows desktop hosted on Azure from my local Ubuntu 18.04 PC. There is a link to do this directly from within my browser which works fairly well, however some ...
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RDP Smart Card Redirect

I'm trying to get my smart card passed through RDP from Ubuntu to a Windows box. It didn't work in the beginning, randomly worked for a couple of logins, and then never worked again (no changes made). ...
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