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Questions tagged [remote-desktop]

Questions that refer to a software or an OS feature allowing applications, either command line programs or graphical applications, to be run remotely on a server, while being displayed locally.

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why must I restart a remote GUI session to use it on 18.04

In Xubuntu 16.04, getting a remote GUI session from a Windows XP was simple with remote desktop connection. On 18.04, nothing worked until ~/.xsession was modified to have a single line as follows: ...
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How to access or connect a desktop GUI on a remote Ubuntu 18 server?

I have a VPS running with Ubuntu 18.10 Server. I want to install a desktop GUI there, but I can't use or access the desktop environment on the actual physical machine (obviously, since it's just a VPS,...
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xrdp not working on XUBUNTU 18.04, getting VNC error 1 after security negotiation

xrdp has been working fine with XUBUNTU 16.04 but on a fresh install of XUBUNTU 18.04, my attempts to remote log-in always result in failure. A small portion of the xrdp.log is: xrdp_wm_log_msg: ...
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xfreerdp - don't connect if someone is already logged in

how do I tell xfreerdp not to logg on to a remote windows machine if someone with the same username is already logged in? The remote machine only accepts one instance for the same username. If I ...
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Control a remote Ubuntu Server using a GUI

I have created an amazon AWS ec2 instance with Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS on it. As it is my first server environment, I'd like to control it from my (Ubuntu Desktop 16.04) machine using a GUI. I don't ...
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Optimization of Linux (Ubuntu) for RDP

I am building up a pool of virtual machines for remote access via RDP. Currently, I want to stay on Linux side and avoid the need for using any Windows machines. Therefore I tested the latest most ...
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How to share desktop when no network is shown?

I have Ubuntu 18.04 connected to a wired network: But when I try to share my desktop I don't have any network available: How am I supposed to share my desktop if I cannot select any network?
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Virtual Box rdp connection problem

I have Virtual Box 5.2 Installed on my Dedicated Server running on Ubuntu 16.0.4. Since this Server obesely runs headless I have installed a ubuntu virtual machine via the command line with the help ...
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What is the best solution for securely accessing remote desktop?

Hello and thank you for your support. If there are related threads that cover this topic, I apologize and would be grateful to any relevant links. I spend quite a bit of time away from home. ...
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X2Go desktop sharing feature for single application only

I'm using X2Go to run a single GUI application on a remote system running Kubuntu. Instead of a whole desktop environment, you can launch single graphical applications in X2Go... source Also: ...
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Shift + special key does not work using real vnc viewer in windows to access ubuntu

Same issue as this: VNC: pressing Shift + Tab = Tab only I can write "A" by pressing shift+a, but shift+tab won't work. Tab be triggered without the shift key. This has been an issue since at least ...
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How do I access my host ubuntu files and navigate to and fro from host ubuntu to my remote machine?

My host machine is ubuntu OS and I launch my workplace connection through citrix remote connection. But I would like to know if there is a keyboard shortcut which would help me navigate with my host ...
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Extreme Lag Xrdp when remote from home, fine when remote in from work

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04 on a dual boot Windows 10 located at my office. When logged in locally to the machine, the performance and responsiveness is great. When remoting in from a ...
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How to stop Chromium from being shared between real desktop and remote desktop?

Still pretty new to Linux and ubuntu in general. Problem: I tried opening chromium on my ubuntu machine through the icon but it won't open. I then tried the terminal: "chromium-browser" which then ...
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Can login in WinSCP but not in RemoteDesktopConnection

i just changed my password. Now when i try to login in RemoteDesktop it says: Blockquote Connecting to sesman ip 127.0.0.1 port 3350 sesman connect ok sending login info to ...
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Best remote desktop tool(other than teamviewer) [duplicate]

what is the best remote desktop tool for controlling a remote pc with ubuntu? I am using TeamViewer and it keeps crashing all the time, I can't stand it anymore. Thank you.
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Black screen and hang when connecting to Windows 10 with Remmina

Whenever I connect with Remmina to my Windows 10 box, after entering a username and password, all I get is a black screen and I can't do anything with it but close the window. When I then try to ...
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Remote FreeRDP-X11 to Windows 2012 terminal servers?

I am not entirely sure on exactly what questions to ask and I am not succeeding in finding guides on doing this. Basically, I can use any old Windows machine to RDP into the office. I can use any ...
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Remmina connection via gateway not working from one machine when in certain network

I am facing a weird issue. My company has a remote desktop server, which can be accessed via a gateway. Remmina is configured and workes well with that connection when I'm at work with my laptop. ...
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X2go: Multiple remote monitors on headless session

I have installed Ubuntu desktop with xfce on a remote machine. I'm connecting to that from a local machine that has two desktops via x2go. So far, I managed to set up one desktop on the remote that ...
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Two vertical monitors: Connecting to VNC host without any monitors

I have two vertical monitors that I want to use to connect to a remote computer without any monitors. Both the remote computer and my local computer are located on the same desk, in hands' reach. Both ...
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One Way Communication Problem in Ubuntu Network

I have 5 computers networked via the same switch, all running Ubuntu 16.04. I also have internet access through the switch, which all computers are able to use. Recently, one of the computers can no ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 desktop share show connection icon when somebody connected over VNC till connection active

In Ubuntu 18.04 when desktop sharing is enabled and somebody connects over VNC. For the connection establishment, there is a notification received. But it is not possible to see that when the ...
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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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Lost all connection via Putty and RDP after upgrading to ubuntu 18

I'm a beginner in Ubuntu. I had a RDP connection to connect from my Windows10 to a VM with Ubutnu server v. 16.04.5 I launched an upgrade to ubuntu 18 using these commands: sudo apt update sudo apt ...
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Remote Access to Kubuntu from Windows

I've got it to work so I can get to it with TightVNC but the Kubuntu machine keeps changing the password. I want to have a fixed password for remote access to the machine which is there when it ...
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How to open a terminal on remote desktop of Ubuntu 18.04

I installed XRDP on Ubuntu 18.04, and it worked. But, I cannot open a terminal on remote desktop. If I try to open it, it opened on original computer not remote desktop. And also if I open some ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04 over Windows RDP on a virtual machine

I tried to upgrade a virtual machine to Ubuntu 18.04 over a remote desktop connection. Used the command do-release-upgrade. Unfortunately the remote desktop connection was interrupted. My guess ...
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Ubuntu xrdp mate desktop display problem - I am seeing double

I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04 on a machine. I installed the Mate desktop , as I prefer it to the Gnome. I then installed xrdp and connected with no problem, but I had the Gnome desktop. I ...
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How do I remove or reset all xrdp settings for user

I am running xrdp on my Ubuntu 18.04 computer. I got 3 users. Two is working well. They can connect from Windows 10 rdp without any problem. But the last one does fail with a "Connection problem, ...
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how to connect to the Vino server desktop from the client-side?

I read https://help.ubuntu.com/community/VNC/Servers to configure vino server on my ubuntu 16.04.LTS desktop. Using other vnc servers, I used to connect to 129.254.xxx.yyy:1 (when the vnc session is 1....
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Is it possible to use Cygwin/X as a remote desktop?

By following the guide from here, I can achieve these: Use my local Windows machine as the X11 server. Run a program, the xterm, on the remote Ubuntu 18.04 computer. And the remote Linux program will ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.1 XRDP startup failure

I saw a number of posts SIMILAR to this one but not with the identical error and I'm finding those answers are just having me chase down blind alleys. XRDP did once work on this machine... prior to ...
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How can I get a full desktop remotely?

I have installed Ubuntu Desktop on my personal computer desktop. How can I get the same desktop experience on a server running Ubuntu Server remotely? I have tried things like VNC but it does not look ...
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Headless server: no monitor, no graphics?

This issue appeared after upgrading from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04. I have an Intel NUC6i3SYH installed as a headless server on my local network. It has no display and no keyboard attached to it. I ...
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Forward X session over SSH for an already-running program?

I know how to forward X sessions to my local computer, and I know how to run GUIs to start on the remote machine using export DISPLAY=:0.0. However, let's say I have a bittorrent client, like ...
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Remote control a Ubuntu system with multiple different sessions through remmina

everyone, I am trying to remote control the desktop of another PC with Ubuntu installed through Remmina. There are multiple sessions with different users and passwords in that PC. I logged in my ...
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Remote Desktop Settings aren't allowing setup in Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS?

I am trying to set up remote desktop but on the computer that I'm trying to setup access for, it will not even load the sharing settings. All other settings load fine. I have attached an image of the ...
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Accessing Ubuntu via Remote Desktop

More specifically the way it looks via Remote Desktop. I've tinkered with Ubuntu for a long time, but wanted to try something new. I have a Scale HC3 cluster (KVM/qemu) and have Ubuntu installed in ...
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How do I report that Chrome's Remote Desktop causing multiple, severe problems?

I'm new to Ubuntu...switching my homestation PC from Windows, over to Google Chromebook, and now onto your UBUNTU:GNOME... I've always been able to control my homestation remotely using Chrome-RDP. ...
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how to view exact ubuntu desktop on xrdp like general windows remote desktop

i followed the steps given here Can I access Ubuntu from Windows remotely? to setup my xrdp and able to successfully access my ubuntu machine from windows machine. Now, i am seeing problem while ...
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Trying to run windows programs using wine and vnc, can't set color depth to 32 bits

I am trying to find a way to run some windows programs/games on a headless ubuntu server and have it accessible from multiple computers on my home network. I installed Ubuntu server (mainly to ...
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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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remmina 1.2.31 cannot connect RDP ERRCONNECT_CONNECT_FAILED [0x00020006]

Using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS x64, and remmina v1.2.31. Trying to RDP with remmina from Ubuntu to Windows8.1 pro laptop that is on the same wired network and subnet as ubuntu. Remmina fails to connect, ...
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Need to configure XRDP service to listen using IPV4 not TCP6 [duplicate]

I have installed xrdp on ubuntu 18. xrdp by default listens to 3389 so that it can support Window RDP When I run "netstat", it shows that the service is listing with tcp6 and IPV6 syntax (colon ...
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Change Virtualbox Remote Display address?

The remote display feature doesn't seem to have an option to change the listen address. It's broadcasting on every interface by default -- which I don't want. Would it be possible to add a value to ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 - Teamviewer wrong keymap (AltGr missing) for Virtualbox and Remmina (rdp)

When I work locally on my computer everything is fine. I can work without problems with the local VMs in Virtualbox as well some VMs where I connect with Remmina (vrdp). AS soon I connect by ...
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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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Ubuntu 18.04 vnc grey screen on remote display

I have seen several questions about how to solve this problem. However none of the exmaples have worked for me. I followed the install as per the link: https://linuxconfig.org/vnc-server-on-ubuntu-18-...
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Using Remmina to connect to a remote host

I utilize the RDP protocol by using the Remmina software in order to connect to a remote host. If I close the Remmina session utilizing the disconnect option, will the remote host continue its ...