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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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Cannot RDP to Windows 7 with Remmina on 12.04 [duplicate]

Since I upgraded to 12.04, I am unable to RDP to a Windows 7 server. All I can see is a pop-up that says "Uable to connect to RDP server ". I am able to RDP using Vinagre, so that rules out any issues ...
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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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Why won't Remmina connect to Windows 7 Remote Desktop?

I'm using Ubuntu and I'm trying to connect to another machine in a different network using remote desktop. In Windows7 I have made the following in order to activate remote desktop: I've gone to ...
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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 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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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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I get “Failed to load session ”ubuntu-2d" when using XRDP

Initially, when I try to log in to my ubuntu machine (version 12.10) using RDP, I would get an ubuntu desktop background, with no text, menu bars, or anything to indicate it loaded the desktop. I ...
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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 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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Where is the terminal server client (tsclient?)

I accidentally done partial upgrade and there was Gnome3 ppa and broke my unity. After failed attempt to rescue (ppa-purge et al) I decided the only solution was to upgrade to Oneiric beta2 (fresh ...
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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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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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how to remote into 16.04 via rdp

All available information is for ancient versions, so here specifically for 16.04: Is it possible to remote in via a MSWindows PC with mstsc.exe to a Ubuntu 16.04 PC running xrdp without the need to ...
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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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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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Alternative to Remmina [duplicate]

I often have to do some work from home, so I connect via VPN and RPD to my Workplace! Unfortunately with Remmina I can´t get AltGr-Shortcuts working, it doesn´t show TextCursor in Editors and the ...
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How to configure XRDP to start cinnamon as default desktop session

I was wondering if there is a way to make Cinnamon 1.4 the default environment upon logging in to Ubuntu 12.04. I can install Cinnamon 1.4 without any problems, but I am trying to run XRDP to log in ...
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How do I stop Remmina nagging about rdp certficate validation?

I'm RDP-ing to a WIN2K8 machine from Ubuntu 12.04+Remmina but EVERY TIME I'm prompted with a Certificate Validation. Does anybody knows how to avoid these messages or validate them for good? .
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How do I configure my AWS instance to serve a remote desktop so I can use Windows terminal services to access it?

My evil plan is to serve rdp from an AWS ubuntu instance so I can have a permanent xubuntu desktop as I roam from windows computer to windows computer (or any computer really). It is as easy as ...
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Is there an RDP client that can work with a dual monitor setup?

I have a Windows Hyper-V Server setup. On the Hyper-V Server we have Windows 7 Pro 32 Bit installed. On Ubuntu it comes with Remmina RDP client by default. I like the default RDP client, however I ...
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Using gnome-boxes with Remote Desktop Connection

In the past I used to connect to my Windows server from Ubuntu with remmina (through rdp protocol). I've recently installed Ubuntu gnome remix (12.10.1) and gnome-boxes and I'm wondering if I can do ...
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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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Can I transfer files alo copy paste in Remmina (or another RDP client) on 13.04 while connected to a Windows 7?

When I connect to a remote Windows 7 using as FROM a Windows 7 machine, I can copy paste files between machines. How can I enable that feature while using as FROM Ubuntu?
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How do I install xFREERDP 11 on to Ubuntu 12.04

I am looking for a sure fire way of installing xFREERDP 11 on the Ubuntu 12.04 environment as my attempts have failed so far.
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How do optimise the performance of Remmina?

I have installed Remmina on my Oneiric Ubuntu laptop for home RDP access to my work Windows 7 PC. This works, I can access my work PC etc...however the performance is not what I had hoped. I am using ...
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VNC Alternative

Is there an alternative to VNC available which is on par with the features in Windows Remote Desktop? No configuration except possible switching it on. Authentication should be done just like a ...
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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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How to use RDP protocol in Remote Desktop Viewer?

I am using a Natty Live-USB, and the Remote Desktop Viewer application (Applications -> Internet -> Remote Desktop Viewer) only shows SSH & VNC protocols. How can I include RDP in the list, in ...
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What is X11rdp?

I have been using xrdp for sometime now (along with vnc4server) and I think I understand high-level overview of its working as described here. xrdp allows to communicate with RDP protocol and uses ...
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Use Remmina to RDP into home Remote Desktop Gateway Server

I have Windows Server 2012 R2 running at home which is hosting "Anywhere Access" and acting as a Remote Desktop Gateway Server. I have tried using Remmina to RDP into this gateway but I can't seem to ...
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Desktop sharing options for Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity

I would like to be able to access my office Ubuntu 12.04 machine from home, from a Mac Mini with Mac OSX. I have a VPN and I am able to access my office machine over SSH, so connectivity is not a ...
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How to associate RDP extension to open remote desktop client on 12.04?

The tsclient application used to work for opening .rdp files, but Remmina does not seem to work the same way. Does KRDC, Remote Desktop Viewer or some other application work? I'm using Precise ...
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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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Keyboard mapping lost using remmina rdp

I use setxkbmap -option "caps:swapescape" to swap caps lock and escape. When I use the remmina RDP client to connect to a Windows server computer, the keyboard mapping no longer works. I have tried ...
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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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Controlling a remote Linux machine with dual monitors

I have a remote Linux VM that runs Ubuntu 12.04. I currently use NX to connect to the remote machine and work on it in a GUI environment. On my host computer, I have 2 monitors of different sizes (22" ...
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How do I get tsclient back in 12.04?

I "upgraded" to Ubuntu 12.04 over the weekend and am not at all happy. tsclient which I used to use all the time here at work is gone. Remmina is terribly unstable and buggy. tsclient was so stable ...
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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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Switching between active RDP's via Reminna (How-To)

I often use RDP to remotely connect Windows servers & SSH to linux distro(s). As the subject explains; I always wondered how to to switch between active RDP windows. I'm using the default client ...
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Installing VNC with resumable sessions

I'm coming from Fedora, where there's a useful package called "vnc-ltsp-config", which installs VNC so that it functions just like a normal Gnome desktop (i.e. it provides a login prompt, and then ...
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Ubuntu GUI via VNC or XRDP from MacOSX in AWS EC2

I have read a lot about how to remote desktop on your Ubuntu instance. Please can someone tell me as of now what is the most recommended way: VNC or RDP? Does it make a difference to choose. I am ...
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Winconn replacement on Ubuntu 15.04?

I am currently trying to access Windows apps remotely using FreeRDP. I followed the steps found Here, and hit a stonewall. Apparently, Winconn is incompatible with 15.04, so I have no way of ...
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How to use Remmina or any alternative to connect to windows 7?

I'm new here & I just tried to connect to windows 7 on my laptop from Ubuntu 12.04 on my pc. First i tried tsclient but i couldn't isntall it on Ubuntu 12.04. Then I tried Remmina. The problem now ...
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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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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 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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Need Remmina desktop older version 0.9.99.1

Remmina was working fine with 0.9.99.1 untill I did experiment with new ppa and updated to 1.x version. Now I am not able to use clipboard and shared folder. I added ppa from https://launchpad.net/~...
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How to enable RDP on KVM

I installed KVM on a ubuntu natty server. I created a Windows XP Pro virtual machine that works perfectly and catch up with VNC, follow the setup string: <graphics type='vnc' port='5900' autoport='...
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remote connection using rdp protocol failure connecting to 12.04

new install of 12.04 64 bit installed vnc4server and xrdp trying to connect remotely to it using rdp protocol just getting blank screen with my desktop background then dialog box saying /usr/bin/...
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Will Windows 7 Remote Desktop client connect to 12.04 server?

What, if any, versions of Windows RDP will connect to Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS 64bit ?