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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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RDP unable to connect Remmina/Ubuntu 14.04

Remmina had been connecting to my RDP service for several months, until it just stopped. It will still connect by IP address. Ping confirms that the domain name resolves to the proper IP, and nothing ...
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freerdp printer redirect || share local printer

I am new to xfreerdp and having some printer issues. I have everything working the way i like with this command: xfreerdp /u:$(zenity --entry --title="Enter Username")@wilsonlogistics.local /p:$(...
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Wrong keyboard layout

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise server, with which i'm connecting with remmina to it. When i press / in the num pad, it writes a - instead of /. How i can fix this?
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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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Ubuntu 15.04 Client doesn't create xrdp desktop?

We've been having a bit of an issue, and saying that it's a bit of an issue is an understatement. Our client (Ubuntu 15.04, specs linked) has these installed, and in this order: Ubuntu-desktop (...
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Remmina remoteapp over RDP

I was wondering how to use remmina to open applications on a Windows machine over rdp using remoteapp (or seamless or whatever it's actually called). I've already used Kim Knight's RemoteApp Tool to ...
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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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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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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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Remmina remote desktop RDP randomly logs off

I am using the Remmina remote desktop connection on Ubuntu 12.04 to create RDP connection. The system on the remote desktop is Windows Server 2003 RC Standard 64 edition which logs off by itself ...
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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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How can I copy/paste files via RDP in Kubuntu?

I recently installed the latest Kubuntu (x64) on my work machine as I am trying to migrate away from Windows. Unfortunately I use RDP very frequently to connect to customer's servers and need to be ...
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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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Stream audio from VNC/RDP server

My server is running Ubuntu 14.04. My laptop, which is running an RDP client, is also running Ubuntu 14.04. I want to connect to my server and be able to listen to videos over the connection. How do ...
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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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How to remotely control my Android?

I had a Windows OS earlier and could use TeamViewer to connect to my Samsung phone and execute actions. However that was not only very slow but also very slow in response. Is there any other way to ...
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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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How do I set up xrdp session that reuses an existing session?

I have been trying to set up a RDP terminal server on precise using xrdp and have been having significant trouble getting a working configuration. When a user logs on, I need it to connect to that ...
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Copy or export Remmina remote desktop files to another Ubuntu install

Is there a way to do a bulk copy or export of all my Remmina connections? I have the option to export one by one, but with 50 connections this seems ridiculous. I tried looking for a connections file, ...
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Unable to save connection remmina RDP

I have been using windows remote desktop from remmina, what i feel so awkward is I don't see the save password button enabled, I need to frequently use my remote connection, and don't like entering ...
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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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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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Using windows exported “.rdp” file from Ubuntu

I got this ".rdp" remoteAPP file from work which enables me to run a specific application from the terminal server, I can open it easily using windows with a double click, are there any ways to open ...
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How do I use dual monitors with Remmina Remote Desktop Client?

I am trying to use my two monitors when I use Remmina remote desktop client. There is no option for using all monitors like RDP in Windows. Does any one know how can I accomplish that with Remmina? ...
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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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remmina no longer working “cannot connect to RDP server localhost”

Until sometime last night, I had remmina working fine. I could run RDP through an SSH tunnel and all was well. Then it stopped working. I can get as far as the password dialog for my work machine, ...
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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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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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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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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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Remote desktop solution working with Ubuntu 12.04 + Unity (3D)?

I'm trying to install a remote desktop solution on some clients using Ubuntu with Unity (3D). I've uninstalled Unity2d because it behaves not very well. Xrdp won't work, only the wallpaper is shown. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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xrdp and xfce4 Ubuntu 14.04 slow refreshrate

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32bit and I am connecting via windows rdp to my ubuntu machine that has xrdp with xfce4 session. Network is 40mbps/5mbps. RDP to a windows machine from a windows machine ...
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Using Alt+Tab in Remmina RDP connection

In Ubuntu 12.04, I want to use Alt+Tab in remote PC connected using Remmina by RDP connection. At this time, when I go full screen, this shortcut is always handled by "host" and not by remote machine, ...
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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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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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Unable to connect Ubuntu 14 & Windows 10 with Remmina

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and trying to connect to another machine (Windows 10) in a different network using remote desktop via RDP Protocol. But when I try to connect I get this error message: Unable ...