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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Unable to share my entire screen on ubuntu 20.04

I've enables screen sharing from settings. Even though I'm able to share my window and tabs through Chrome but I'm not able to share my entire screen.
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How can I configure Google Remote Desktop so that it doesn't create a new session when I connect to it?

When I remote connect to Ubuntu using TeamViewer, I view the same session as the session in which TeamViewer is running. However, when I connect using Google Remote Desktop it creates a new session ...
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Unable to use power options remotely

I have hyper-v virtual machine that is running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS with Deepin Desktop Environment. I have managed to set up xrdp and to connect to it remotely from Windows 10 using Remote Desktop ...
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Can multiple users remotely use X windows at the same time?

This is a simple question which should be obvious but I've Googled and I don't see an answer. If I set up X windows remotely like this: https://fabianlee.org/2018/10/14/ubuntu-x11-forwarding-to-view-...
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How to remotely connect to Ubuntu from Ubuntu using Remmina?

I'm running latest Ubuntu on my machine. I'm using Remmina RDP to remotely connect to Windows machine. But I want to migrate our current Window server to Ubuntu so I have purchased a live Ubuntu ...
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App Launcher for X11 (Xpra)

After using tigervnc for a while, and enjoying the Unity launcher favorites on the side, I switched to Xpra for a more seamless desktop experience. Launcher functionality would be nice, so I made a ...
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VNC on Ubuntu 20.04 without monitor

since couple of days I am trying to set VNC Connection with my "server" Ubuntu desktop 20.04. I want to use it as remote workstation and I want to use gnome3 environment, VNC Connect or NoMachine (for ...
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Built in microphone OK in Windows, but noisy in Ubuntu & not detected in Citrix Remote Desktop app

My built in internal mic on laptop Lenovo Ideapad 320 works fine while using Windows. But when I try to use it in Ubuntu, its performance is somewhat between Properly working and Not working. The ...
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Ubuntu Remote Desktop Failed: Login Failed for Display 0

Relatively new Ubuntu user here who's trying to learn how to setup a remote desktop. I've tried to do so on Ubuntu 18.04.4 to connect from a Windows 10 PC but I keep getting the same error "Login ...
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Installing TeamViewer 11 in Ubuntu 20.04

fairly noobish to Linux, although I have a few machines with different distros to fiddle around with Getting a server up and running with 20.04 LTS, and having issues with getting an older version of ...
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How to take a Ubuntu system running in kiosk mode on remote outside the local environment

I am running a cefpython application in kiosk mode on ubuntu 18.04. I want to take it on remote which is outside of local environment. I tried the port forwarding which is unsuccessful due to router. ...
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Which VNC Servers work with Ubuntu 20.04 and Wayland

I recently upgraded my Ubuntu Desktop from 18.04 to 20.04 and have been accessing it via SSH. But, some of the scripts that I want to run require an actual desktop with a terminal. I've used VNC ...
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Access a remote Ubuntu based system terminal in background?

I need to access the terminal remotely of systems running Ubuntu 18.04 in my organisation for remote maintenance without hindering the working of the system hence it essentially needs to be in ...
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Static IP DNS Emulation

I have to access a Windows Server 2014 TS via Ubuntu, but the DNS just accepts Static IP, so I have to send them my IP to permit my access. Since for default my internet is a Dynamic IP, from time to ...
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Cannot restart xrdp in ubuntu 20.04

I cannot restart xrdp after stopping it with sudo /etc/init.d/xrdp stop Here is a summary of the error I get. When I type: $ sudo /etc/init.d/xrdp restart, I get: xrdp.serviceJob for xrdp.service ...
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How to login GUI Desktop using only terminal?

Sorry, I'm a Linux newbie and may ask some stupid questions. I use SSH and TeamViewer to control my Ubuntu server in my lab. However, I find that if I remotely restart my server, then I don't know how ...
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After installing ubuntu-gnome-desktop i can't remote destop to vps

I install ubuntu-gnome-desktop on my Ubuntu16.4 using putty and after installation completed , i can't remote to VPS using remote desktop. I try this command to install sudo apt-get update sudo ...
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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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Configure Remmina or other GUI control app through ssh without X forwarding

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, I only have access to my work computer through ssh (so no physical access). Since I connect to this computer through another one that does not allow X forwarding, I can not ...
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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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Ubuntu 20.04 - issue with VNC

I have been using Ubuntu on a headless server (with Ubuntu desktop) and a vnc with Gnome since 16.04 LTS. My setup is very similar to everyone else who publishes a How To. I plug in a monitor/...
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Vulkan driver stops working when running in google remote desktop

I am running an ubuntu gcp instance with nvidia v100 attached. I installed the graphics drivers and checked the correctness using nvidia-smi and vulkaninfo. Both show no errors. This shows that the ...
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How get full Xubuntu desktop via VNC?

I configured a Raspberry Pi 4 with Ubuntu 20.04. I want to use it as headless server, so I installed xubuntu-desktop meta-package as DM and TightVNC server. I can connect to the Pi via RealVNC Viewer ...
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Tiger VNC Configuration Help (Ubuntu Server 20.04, Ubuntu Desktop DE)

I'm trying to configure Tiger VNC on Ubuntu Server 20.04 via PuTTY. I installed Ubuntu Desktop to use as my desktop environment, but am unsure how to configure the VNC specifically using this DE. Any ...
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How to remoltly access my local home ubuntu machine from outside my local netwok usign VNC

I want to remotely access my home ubuntu machine using VNC. I have followed the link here How To Configure Remote Access To Your Ubuntu Desktop Now, I can remote access using the internal network. I ...
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XRDP client crashing on loading screen for Jetson Nano

I am trying to access my Jetson nano from an XRDP client (mac). I have installed XRDP on the jetson using the following: sudo apt-get install xrdp It seems to work, as when I type systemctl status ...
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Remmina not receiving audio

I have two PCs both running Ubuntu 19.10. I need to remote control one of them with the other one, so I enabled screen sharing (Settings > Sharing > Screen sharing) for the "server" and ...
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I cannot log in a VNC session after the screen locks: “Authentification error”. Why?

I've setup successfully a tigervnc server. I've been able to successfully remotely log in the VNC session using a viewer desktop client or Apache Guacamole. Now is the day after and the host ...
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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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Does anybody know a Remote Desktop alternative for W10 that works through LAN besides Windows Remote Dektop, available for Ubuntu

I'm using Windows Home, and it doesn't include WRD; and I tried to activate it but it is still not working; so, is there any alternative to a remote desktop that works through LAN? I'm using Ubuntu ...
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How to set a password for logging into remote servers that are normally accessed through public keys?

I have an AWS EC2 instance running Ubuntu 18.04. It uses public key authentication, and I can ssh into it using the .pem file. I also installed the ubuntu desktop environment on it, and also ...
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Remote desktop in online ubuntu host

I have  free host at some sites like codeanywhere or codeenvy. So like to know can i have access to this ubuntu servers by graphic version. I have tried to install tightvncserver in codeanywhere and ...
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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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Restricting color depth on vnc server mirroring current session

I'm trying to configure a VNC server that would show the current session / screen. This part can be done with vino or tigervnc-scraping-server (x0vncserver). This work fine. My other requirement is ...
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Configure a VNC server on Ubuntu 19.10 desktop

I am trying to set up my Ubuntu Desktop to allow me to access it from my Windows 10 laptop. I installed the latest supported version of Ubuntu and it runs very nicely from the desktop. I simply ...
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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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How to configure remote desktop from Raspberry Pi 3 to Ubuntu 18.04 on a VM

I am looking for a solution where I can install Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS in a VM running on a headless server, then remote into that desktop environment from a Raspberry Pi 3 (as a thin client) with sound ...
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How can I connect to a Windows 10 remote desktop over openfortivpn from behind a router?

I am trying to set up a remote desktop to my office Windows 10 machine from my home PC running Ubuntu 19.10, using Remmina. My home router is a Synology RT2600ac. My company uses a Fortinet SSL-VPN, ...
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How to use Microsoft Remote Desktop to connect with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

I think I am asking a old question for a newer version of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. I have done my research for past 2 weeks and I didn't find a single blog or guide in SoF or any other source with a ...
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How can I improve performance with spice protocol?

So I have a number of VMs running under quemu on Ubuntu 18.04. Everything works fine except accessing the VMs remotely: the slower the connection, the worse it gets. Running them on 4K monitor. Using ...
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xrdp stops working when Nvidia driver was installed

I installed xrdp on a fresh installation of Ubuntu 19.10 Desktop. It worked fine and I could connect from my Windows computers using Remote Desktop Connection. I installed the Nvidia proprietary ...
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Trying to install/enable XRDP on Ubuntu

I am trying to install XRDP onto Ubuntu, I have tried many different steps and keep coming across the same error: E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) I am brand new to Linux over ...
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Setting up Ubuntu 18.10 LTS Server with Windows 10

I've set up Ubuntu Server most as a storage thing as I do website and software development as well as various other things so set this up as a way to store all of my stuff as well as my families stuff ...
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TigerVNC vncviewer => vncserver Ctrl+Shift+Tab interpreted as just Ctrl+Tab

I have 2 Ubuntu 18 computers. Local, has VNC viewer (TigerVNC Viewer 64-bit v1.7.0) , the remote has a VNC server. If I do Ctrl+Shift+Tab in applications that have tabs (e.g. Chrome) on BOTH devices ...
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Can't connect to TeamViewer host

I can't connect to my work machine with Teamviewer anymore. It says check internet connection... My remote OS is Ubuntu 16.04 I have tried to check what's the issue and saw that it related to PID ...
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Mouse + keyboard only work in remote desktop?

I followed a tutorial to make my Ubuntu computer able to be controlled using Windows RDP. However, now my mouse and keyboard will not work on the actual machine. It actually works fine logging into ...
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Problem connecting to XRDP… (Windows 10 RDP to Ubuntu XRDP)

I have XRDP and LXDE insatalled on my linux machine, and I use RDP to connect to it remotely. Every time I try to connect to my Linux machine after I restart it, about 50% of the time I am unable to ...
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Access via Guacamole

I have a successful working instance of Apache Guacamole working through docker on my server. However, I'm trying to connect to my new ubuntu box (not a VM) through VNC, but guac is not allowing this ...
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Update script in one location among many desktop

My friend have to update 60 Ubuntu desktops and also put script in one location. They need to update with any automated tool or script. How do they do it?

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