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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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vncserver error -possibly causing failed rdp terminal failure. ubuntu 20.04

I am unable to remote desktop from microsoft terminal server: Would it have anything to do with this vncserver log error? 26/05/20 16:32:18 Xvnc version TightVNC-1.3.10 26/05/20 16:32:18 Copyright (...
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Unable to Access ubuntu 20.04 server Remotely using RDP

I recently installed Ubuntu Server Version 20.04. From the Terminal I install the Gnome Desktop. The desktop works except that I am unable access the Server using remote desktop. SSH works fine. When ...
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RDPing from Windows 10 into Ubuntu 18.04 on Azure VM gives RDP error

I have followed all the steps from this: https://linuxize.com/post/how-to-install-xrdp-on-ubuntu-18-04/#disqus_thread to have an RDP connection to Ubuntu 18.04 server, which is on an Azure VM, from my ...
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Slow RDP with Remmina to Windows Server 2012 R2

I'm trying to connect to a remote Windows 2012 R2 server with RDP using remmina. It connects fine, but it's really slow. The mouse clicks and keyboard events take a lot of time to register, I can ...
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Guacamole logs “Wrong number of arguments”

I've built and installed Guacamole 1.0.0 and Tomcat 8. Make and install went fine so far. Tomcat and Guacamole are running. However I fail to connect (tried SSH and RDP). Syslog says: Apr 13 21:05:...
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Remmina - use client certificate

I'd like to use Remmina client to connect to Windows Server on remote location. The provider supplied me with a client certificate and an RDP file. When I click the RDP file Remmina not surprisingly ...
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Remmina not connecting to Windows Server

I am trying to use Lubuntu 18.04 to connect over remote desktop connection to a server. Each time I want to log in I am sent an auto generated .rdp file. However, remmina fails to connect using this ...
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changing modifier key for freerdp?

I'm using freerdp as a remote desktop client from Ubuntu 18.04 to a Windows 10 machine. It seems like the Windows, or Super key, is the special modifier key -- if I hit Print Screen, it triggers ...
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Port forwarding Linux->Windows

My situation is the following: I have an old laptop with Wi-Fi and Ethernet onboard, windows PC with no Wi-Fi and my new laptop with both. I want to have remote desktop access from my new laptop to PC ...
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Remote desktop login screen unresponsive Ubuntu 18.04

I have Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS running as a guest OS in VirtualBox 6.1, and the login screen appears frozen. I have VDRE enabled in VirtualBox to provide remote desktop access I can remote to the guest ...
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Access localhost from a remote desktop with Remmina

I have RDP connection using Remmina and need to access my localhost from the remote desktop. How could I do that?
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XRDP Opens some applications on actual desktop rather than remote port

I have managed to get XRDP working, but now if I click some applications such as Terminal in my RDP client I don't see them. If I look at the machine I am remoting into (the RDP server machine) the ...
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Configuring remote access via slow inet in 2020?

I'm in a rural area with a 3Mbps wireless link that works great for remote desktop access to Windows 10 systems, but is completely saturated by xrdp to a remote Ubuntu 18.04 system, even when the only ...
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multiple rdp connections?

I've set up a physical box with ubuntu, for learning purposes. Currently, I am able to remote into it by using NX and the native VNC client on my mac. How can I go about allowing remote connections (w/...
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Remmina RDP connection problems

Good evening! Could anyone help me with my problem... I'm using ubuntu 18.04 on my local pc and I need to connect to a remote windows 8.1 pc by rdp, using a VPN. I've managed to set up VPN as it shold ...
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FreeRDP connecting to Windows 2016

System: Desktops = mix of Ubuntu 16.04 and Ubuntu 18.04 Connection broker = Windows 2016 RDS servers = Windows 2016 Authentication method = Network Level Authentication Security Layer = RDP Security ...
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Creating a RDP Kiosk Ubuntu 18.04

I am using a Microsoft Surface running Ubuntu (which works surprisingly well) and have been given the task of making it run Remmena and only Remmena. I need Remmena to open during startup and reopen ...
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How to allow multiple rdp sessons with allocated resources on ubuntu

I have a computer with 16gb ram i want to make a mini rdp setup in which my workers are able to acess the server simultaniously (max 5) with allocated ram of 2gb each and they can access server with ...
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xfreerdp stops working after installing Guest Additions on Ubuntu 18.04 VirtualBox VM

I am running Ubuntu Bionic in VBox on a Win7 SP2 host: Virtualization: oracle Operating System: Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS Kernel: Linux 4.18.0-21-generic Architecture: x86-64 ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.03 with xvnc or xrdp connection problem

I wanted to connect remotely via RDP or VNC to an Ubuntu server with xubuntu-desktop installed. I tried the last 12h to fix this. I installed both services and started them up and checked if they are ...
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Yubikey won't authenticate over RDP to Windows from Ubuntu but will to Windows from Windows

We have locked down our windows servers so you need a local Yubikey to log in to them over RDP. This works fine if both the local workstation and server are Windows but it doesn't if the local ...
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Xrdp login session terminated after login on AWS EC2 Ubuntu 16.04

I connect my instance based on Ubuntu v16.04 on AWS EC2 using PuTTY on Windows 10. In order to use GUI environment on my instance of EC2 Ubuntu, I followed all the instructions referencing "https://...
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cannot remove 'known_hosts': operation not permitted

I am having problems with my remmina remote desktop and I've been searching online how to fix it. As mentioned here and in other posts on this forum, one suggestion is to try: rm ~/.freerdp/...
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Connect to server PC with GUI for multiple users

Problem: Need to use one ubuntu machine(main machine) by two people, one will use it by connecting the machine to a monitor and the other will have his own windows/ubuntu machine and connect to main ...
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VM workstation running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on a windows 10 machine stops working on accessing windows 10 machine via RDP

I am running VM workstation with Ubuntu 16.04. VM workstation is on a Windows 10 host machine. Entire setup works fine if I am accessing VM directly from Windows PC. However when I access the windows ...
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How do I share WiFi connection AND connect to the same computer via remote desktop over an ethernet cable at the same time?

I have an Ubuntu MATE laptop which I'm trying to connect to a Windows 10 PC with a crossover ethernet cable. Both computers only have one ethernet port each, so I need to be able to connect to the ...
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How to connect ot Ubuntu Remote Desktop

I have installed the latest Ubuntu on a PC stick and will be hopefully using it as a remote computer to remotely control my astronomy equipment. I would like to remote into this computer from a Mac ...
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Use host resolution in Remmina RDP connection

I am able to connect to my remote Windows 10 computer via Remmina using RDP, however it uses the client resolution (1366x768) which makes certain applications designed for use with the host resolution ...
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use remote desktop on ubuntu 18.10 (not xbuntu or xfce)

I'm trying to use the "Remmina Remote Desktop" application that came with my Ubuntu 18.10 (64 bit) install to connect to another ubuntu desktop. But anytime, I try to connect, then automatic it's ...
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xfreedrp does not work with dual screen?

I am running xfreedrp on Ubuntu 16.04 connecting to Windows 10. Everything goes fine if I run $~: xfreerdp -f -u -p ip.of.target.pc Now I am trying to get dual monitor working and the /monitor ...
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remmina crashes after login

What I have done: I was trying to log: to a remote Ubuntu 16.04 computer (4.15.0-38-generic x86_64 GNU/Linux) where xrdp is installed from the official repositories: $ xrdp --version xrdp: A ...
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Remmina returning credentials error for Win 10

I am attempting to remote to my Windows 10 machine from an Ubuntu 18.04 machine via remmina. I am entering the external IP, and my Microsoft account credentials. It thinks for a moment and returns an ...
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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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Massive latency with xrdp over LAN

I recently setup a VM running Ubuntu 18.10 and installed xrdp so that I can connect to it from my Windows machine running on the same network. I am connecting using the built-in Windows RDP client and ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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, ...