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Questions tagged [rdp]

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

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Ubuntu/Remmina kills rdp session

I have setup a script to connect to a windows server. After a seemingly random amount of time the rdp windows closes. When i log onto the server again the session is right where it was when it closes, ...
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onboard command in RDP environment (Xfce)

When I use onboard command in RDP environment (Xfce), an error occurs. Below is a message when an error occurs. Could you help me with this error? version : 16.04 hello@gbot:~$ onboard 14:08:37.352 ...
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Problem connecting to xrdp (windows 10 ->ubuntu 14.04)

I have a Windows 10 laptop trying to RDP into an Ubuntu 14.04 desktop. I installed TightVNC on the ubuntu station, then installed xrdp, basically following the instructions on this page When I ...
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Vinagre. Is it possible to make the bookmark file executable?

I have no idea if this is even possible. I found out where the bookmark file is located. I would like to make it, so when i press the bookmark file, it automaticly opens the program and connects to ...
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Remmina Error when connecting to server

I'm trying to convert some old Windows 7 machines to Lubuntu to be used to rdp to our Windows Terminal Server. I got it setup so that the lubuntu account auto logs in, then it runs a script that auto ...
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Why my rdp access to Linux consumes way more bandwidth than a rdp connection to a Windows 10 machine?

I have a first VM running Ubuntu 18.04 as a guest, and a second VM running Win10 as a guest, both powered by virtualbox. I have enabled on the 2 VMs the VRDP option to allow remote access. I can ...
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How do I remotely control an Ubuntu GUI session from behind a NAT?

Of course I can use Remmina and the like, as in this answer. But both the source and target Ubuntu laptops are behind their own routers (NAT). I am not able to configure port forwarding. Some sort ...
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Black icons when connecting to a Windows with Remmina

Whenever I connect to a Windows 7 machine using Remmina's RDP Protocol, any shortcut (i.e: Google Chrome shortcuts to web sites) icons on the desktop have black boxes on them, instead of the arrows. ...
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Remmina scaling options

What is the purpose of the following settings in Remmina and how to use them? Desktop scale factor % Device scale factor % I'm connecting Ubuntu 18.04 to Windows 7 through RDP and interested in ...
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Connecting to work network from home

I have to work from home and need to connect to my work network. I have been given a RDP shortcut from work IT and need to connect to it. I have downloaded Remmina and few other RDPs apps but I ...
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RDP Client Ubuntu [remmina] Proxy Problem

I have to access the internet through the proxy of my college, which none of them apparently supports. I have Remmina installed. I've tried to connect to my RDP through Remmina, but I'm not able to ...
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RDP without host machine unlocking

I would like to remotely connect to my Ubuntu from another Ubuntu machine. The problem is when I'm at the remote location and I log in via RDP, it also unlocks my host PC. I would like to log in as ...
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XRDP on Ubuntu 18.04LTS with multiple simultanious sessions

I have seen this question, and noted this line in the top answer: If you are not logout in local, the remote login would fail. I would like to access my machine remotely without logging out on ...
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Connecting ubuntu AWS instance to desktop view using RDP

I have ubuntu AWS instance. I am trying to connect to desktop view using RDP. For this, i have followed below mentioned steps: sudo apt update sudo apt install -y ubuntu-desktop xrdp cat /etc/xrdp/...
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Remmina Copy-Paste issue

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 ...
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Unable to RDP into UBUNTU VM (hyper-v)

I have windows 10 machine with hyper-v and have got a ubuntu VM on it I have installed xrdp on the same with xfce4 but unable to get RDP connection from my windows host .. I get following error ...
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various clients cannot RDP to AWS Windows Server 2016 [closed]

I am trying to RDP connect to a AWS windows machine from ubuntu 16.04. I tried Vinagre (3.18.2) and Remmina (1.1.2) unsuccessfully. I succeeded connecting to the machine from a mac and a windows ...
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Remmina breaks connection

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 and try to connect to Windows machine through RDP. When Remmina had connected to the client, I can see an only black window and after a few seconds connection was breaking. I ...
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Can't switch language in RDP login to Ubuntu window

I want to connect to Ubuntu through RDP from Windows 10, but I can't type username and password, because I can't switch language to English. Tried Alt+Shift, Ctrl+Shift, Ctrl+Alt, Alt+CapsLock, Ctrl+...
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remote XFCE4 chrome window is hidden

I start a remote desktop XFCE4 session where then I'm clicking the chrome shortcut. I can see with ps that chrome is started, but I don't see its window. Why this happens? How to bring to front the ...
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VNC with Gnome on GCE Instance

I was trying to set up a VNC server on a google compute instance, so I used vnc4server and installed gnome-core on my Ubuntu 16.04 Server. I can connect to VNC and all, but the display seems to not ...
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New user is unable to Rdp.

When trying to use RDP to access a Linux VM a new user is unable to connect. It seems to authenticate the same as I do, but then the screen is simply blank. Do we need to do something else to his ...
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Remmina: an extremely bad microphone sound via RDP

There's a PC with Xubuntu 16.04 and the latest Remmina from the developers' repository. The programm is used as a RDP client to a terminal on Windows 2012 R2. The RDP connection by itself is good, but ...
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After running dconf reset -f/ under 16.04 LTS how can I correct my environment for RDC?

I used the following command dconf reset -f / from to reset my desktop environment. The issue that I currently have is that I can still ssh into the machine, but connecting via Remmina fails with ...
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problem connecting to VM with xfreerdp: how to solve

I'm trying to connect to VM with xfreerdp (using Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS). I have installed the latest version of the xfreerdp via Remmina PPA, my current version of FreeRDP is 2.0.0-rc1. However, ...
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Ubuntu 17.10 - XWrapper.config missing

I have installed Ubuntu 17.10. I'm trying to RDP onto Ubuntu by following this tutorial. http://c-nergy.be/blog/?p=11336 I don't seem to be able to find Xwrapper.config in /etc/X11/. It just doesn't ...
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Remmina Desktop - cannot connect to RDP server

Good evening, I am a new user of Ubuntu, so please be kind to me if I don't fully understand what I am doing or what you'll tell me. I installed Ubuntu 16.04 a few days ago and everything is fine. ...
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remmia keyboard issues: AltGr not recognized for German 105-key keyboard

I'm trying to access an RDP server using a German keyboard configuration. The keyboard works perfectly well on clients but not if used in a full screen RDP session: In that case the Alt+Gr-Key does ...
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How to set up RDP server for existing/local desktop?

I'm been able to set up xrdp server on my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, using xface4 without any issues. Standard solution starts a new X server on a new port with xface. Nonetheless I'd much prefer connecting ...
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Remote Connection on ubuntu from win7

I am new in UBUNTU world and I running Ubuntu 16.04 TLS. I did everything like this Can I access Ubuntu from Windows remotely? and i got remote connection successfully from UBUNTU to Win7 (64). When ...
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XFCE/XUbuntu quicklaunch shortcuts don't work under rdp

I'm experiencing some problems using a remote desktop connection from Windows 7 to a Xubuntu 16.04 machine. Seems as if the Super-Key (Windows-Key) is not processed correctly through the connection. ...
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Can't access Ubuntu desktop from RDP

The RDP screen i.e; the remote Ubuntu desktop displayed a grey screen and the RDP windows closed, just can't connect.
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RDP into Guest VM running locally

I've gotten RDP through Remmina to connect to a Windows 8 guest running locally on my Ubuntu 17.04 installation on my home network using the Bridged Adapter setting in the VirtualBox Manager. The ...
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how do I RDP to Ubuntu 16.04 from windows [duplicate]

how do I RDP to Ubuntu 16.04 from windows?
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Linux alternatives to Team Viewer?

I'm wondering if there are any open-source applications or services that run on Linux and can provide remote access over port 80? I don't specifically need graphics, so it could just be SSH/shell ...
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Remote desktop client to access Windows from Lubuntu

I want to access a Windows machine on my LAN from Lubuntu 16.10. Looking for RDP client software for Lubuntu. Is there any?
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How to connect from Xubuntu 16.04 to remote Windows 10 with audio in/out

I wanted to connect to my Windows 10 (pro) at the office, mainly in order to be able to use Skype for Business. For this you need audio in both directions. Have a broadband connection that makes RDP ...
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LAN casting slides / spreadsheet to an ubuntu projector

A VGA projector is connected to a laptop-docking-bay (LAN connected), that is configured dual boot with 16.04 / Windows XP I would like to boot into 16.04 to display the desktop of aLAN connected ...
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RDP via ssh stopped working

I run a headless VM (an old WinXP) on a Ubuntu server. I haven't used it in a while, and I just started it but it won't connect via ssh tunnel. I start the VM on the server like this: client $ ssh -...
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Why can I not connect to a remote desktop? [Slolved]

I am using a VPN connection and a remote desktop client called Rammina. The VPN is successfully connected and I am able to connect remotely to a windows server using a Remote Desktop Protocol (I put ...
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RDP from Win 7/10 to i3-wm session

At my university, I have a Xubuntu workstation, on which all my simulations and other scientific applications/calcs are run. When I am physically present in the office, I use the i3 window manager, ...
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Remote access Via HTTPS instead of RDP?

I'd like to be able to create a Ubuntu VM which will allow access to the desktop via a web portal so i can access the machine from any web browser enabled machine. The typical use would be to allow ...
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Set bash as default program for *.rdp files [duplicate]

I have a xfreerdp connection file like: xfreerdp /v:10.1.60.151 -sec-nla /cert-ignore The file name is test.rdp and I can run it with bash in a terminal with the command bash test.rdp But I need ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop Sharing - connect from one Ubuntu to another

I am trying to connect from an Ubuntu 16.04 workstation to another Ubuntu 16.04 workstation on my local LAN. I have enabled Desktop Sharing as per the official documentation. I have no confirmation ...
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Monitoring of Windows RDP farm with nagios

I'd like to have a somewhat specific custom check to monitor Windows remote desktop server farms with nagios (nagios3 on ubuntu 16.04) Specifically, I'd like to have a WARNING state if any of the ...
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XRDP Server keyboard

I have a new Xubuntu 16.06 workstation that I have installed XRDP on and can connect via RDP however am having problems with the keyboard layout. The keyboard works fine from a console. I have read ...
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How to resolve error “Unable to connect to rdp server” with Remmina?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I am trying to connect to a Windows 10 Home computer remotely on the network using Remmina. Remote connections seem to be enabled on the Windows 10 machine (at least for a ...
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sesman-Xvnc doesn't connect over xrdp

i'm trying to enable remote desktop on my xubuntu machine with xrdp. I am on a (pretty much) vanilla xubuntu install. I installed xrdp with apt-get. My xrdp config looks like this: [xrdp1] name=...
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Error/problem connecting (Windows 10 RDP into XRDP)

I am running into another issue where the XRDP is not working. I have been at it for quite some time now and I think that I need help. I believe that it is an issue of the Ubuntu machine not listening ...
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xenial: remmina unable to connect via rdp to win 10 vdi

Remmina (supplied host name, userid, pw, domain, security=rdp) gives the subject response. Also, per other posts, xfreerdp gives the following response: expected PDU_TYPE_DEMAND_ACTIVE 0001, got ...