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Virtual box: how to open and command a terminal on the guest VM from the HOST (Ubuntu)

I am working with several Ubuntu Virtual Machines with VBox (Version 7.0.18 r162988 (Qt5.15.3)) on a Ubuntu host. My goal is to be able to open a terminal on the VM from a terminal of the host, and ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 update disconnects Windows 11 network services

I'm running a Ubuntu 22.04-based file server (Samba to Windows 11 clients). Several weeks ago I ran apt upgrade. My ssh connection dropped part way through the upgrade. From that point I can get a ...
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Black screen when logging in via Microsoft Remote Desktop on Ubuntu 24

This is really annoying me. Initially, this worked. Now it doesn't, and I've not been able to figure out why. While I can log in, etc., I just get a black screen. I've checked that I can actually log ...
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How to lock or blank the local screen when a remote user connects ubuntu 24 gnome remote desktop

While using the inbuilt gnome remote desktop, I'd like the local monitor being locked or blurred, so nobody near of it could see what I'm doing (as it works on windows rdp host). I know about ssh and ...
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Was there an update that broke remote desktop?

TLDR; Was there an update that broke remote desktop? I have similar questions to the post here: use-logged-in-user-when-connecting-to-ubuntu-using-remote-desktop I've spent the weekend with my home ...
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How to enable bi-directional clipboard with Ubuntu 24.04 Desktop Sharing

I'm trying to use Desktop Sharing with Ubuntu 24.04 Desktop. I'm connecting with the Windows Remote Desktop client. I can connect and perform basic operations, but the clipboard is apparently not ...
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Maintain CTRL-CAPS swap when connecting to Ubuntu 24.04 with Desktop Sharing from Windows RDP client

I have a new installation of Ubuntu 24.04 on a Dell notebook. I added XKBOPTIONS="ctrl:swapcaps" in /etc/default/keyboard. The swap works as expected from the local keyboard on the notebook. ...
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Ubuntu Desktop 24.04 LTS RDP - Built in Gnome-Remote-Desktop feature - "Encryption Error"

sorry, im far off beeing a linux expert, i know nano, i know vim, i done this and that, things work for years if one get them to work at all, so at the end of the day i got no clue, just to point that ...
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Ubuntu 24.04 gnome-remote-desktop

So I'm not a IT person. I'm attempting to find a way that using gnome-remote-desktop to be able to log in from windows rdp client and reconnect where i left off without looking like a brand new login. ...
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How to disable logoff on session disconnect in Ubuntu native RDP

When I disconnect from RDP using the Ubuntu native RDP in 24.04, it logs off the account and I have to log back in and restart the apps every time I reconnect. Is there a way to disable the logoff? I ...
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Remmina doesn't respond to "press enter"

Here's how I install Remmina (from Remmina wiki) sudo apt-add-repository ppa:remmina-ppa-team/remmina-next sudo apt update sudo apt install remmina remmina-plugin-rdp remmina-plugin-secret I am ...
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use local user password instead of different user/password when connecting to gnome-remote-desktop

Is it possible to connect to Remote Login/GDM in ubuntu 24.04 with the local user account info instead of different login credentials? gnome 46 ubuntu 24.04
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how can I use Ubuntu 24.04 remote login for hyper-v enhanced session?

Trying to use Ubuntu 24.04 built-in remote login. It works :-) I can RDP to a Hyper-V based Ubuntu 24.04 guest machine from its Windows 11 host. However, when trying to connect from Windows Hyper-V ...
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How to use the ubuntu24.04 LTSC's remote login function?

I am a White programmer. And I have two computer, one Windows10 and one ubunt24.04LTSC. For the convenience of work, I want to use Windows10 to remotely login ubuntu24.04. As it happens, I noticed ...
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X2Go Client Crashes on Ubuntu 24.04 Raspberry Pi 5: Segmentation Fault Issue

I need to connect to an X2Go server from my Raspberry Pi 5 running Ubuntu 24.04. I've installed the x2goclient 4.1.2.4 package using apt. However, every time I connect to the server, the application ...
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setting up gnome remote desktop via cli. grdctl issues with ubuntu 24.04

root@ubuntu-24:~# grdctl --help Usage: grdctl [OPTIONS...] COMMAND [SUBCOMMAND]... Commands: rdp - RDP subcommands: set-port ...
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Desktop Sharing not working Ubuntu 24.04

I have installed Ubuntu 24.04, but now I am having some difficulties trying to connect with Desktop Sharing from Windows Computer. If I try to to activate Desktop Sharing and Remote control, first it ...
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Ubuntu 24.04 Remote Desktop with Dual Screens not working

I've got two Ubuntu 24.04 machines, both setups are the same (Shuttle DS77U + dual Dell 24" monitors at 1920x1080), I want to be able to remotely connect using the Remote Desktop RDP built into ...
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On Ubuntu 24.04, Remmina closes while connecting to any server as RDP

I'm using Ubuntu 24.04 LTS, When I try to connect with SFTP or SSH it is connecting but if I try to connect with RDP, It closes automatically. I also have another issue, While saving the data for SSH, ...
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Ubuntu 24.04 Fresh install. System 'Settings' freezes when going [System]-[Remote Desktop]

Ubuntu 24.04 LTS fresh install. Installed from USB a few hours ago, and then updated to latest. No extra software installed yet. After clicking 'Remote Desktop' in the 'System' group in Settings, the ...
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attempting to setup remote desktop but computer keeps freezing

I got an HP 15-ac130ca with 1tb of storage and 8gb of ram freshly installed with ubuntu 24.04. Every time I enter remote desktop settings to set it up my whole computer crashes. Any suggestions?
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Remote desktop option doesn't show up in Sharing in 24.04

I installed Ubuntu 24.04 LTS from https://ubuntu.com/download/desktop/thank-you?version=24.04&architecture=amd64&lts=true in Virtual Box VM and turned to instructions how to share RD https://...
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How do I link a wired desktop and a laptop on wi-fi both machines are running ubuntu?

There are two computers both running on Ubuntu and both connected to the same router. The desktop has a wired connection and the laptop has a WiFi connection. How can I link them together so that they ...
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Force gnome remote desktop daemon to use default GPU, not Nvidia dGPU

I'm running a Ubuntu 24.04 VM in Proxmox with a PCI passthrough Nvidia RTX 3060 GPU. Proxmox setup: The VNC console in Proxmox works fine, as well as RDP (using Remmina) however if I passthrough the ...
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How to install a certificate on XRDP installed on Ubuntu 22.04

I am setting up RDP connection in Ubuntu and trying to access it from another machine Windows,via Microsoft's Remote Desktop Connection. The setup is fine and works properly with username and password....
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Cannot launch snap store from VNC session on Ubuntu 22.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Desktop on a Dell server I had, and I use it as a headless machine, accessed by VNC. I could not run many of the software offerings under VNC, in fact, I had to ...
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Login issue with Active Directory on Ubuntu via XRDP

I can log in locally with both Active Directory and local users. However, XRDP only allows local user logins and gives an error for Active Directory users. Error: connecting to sesman ip 127.0.0.1 ...
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Remote Desktop - Authentication

I'm connecting to Ubuntu from a Mac using Microsoft Remote Desktop. The machine I am connecting to has no monitor or keyboard, and every time I restart it, the authentication password changes, so I ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 - How to change listen port for the native remote desktop?

First of all, I do not use xrdp so, it's not gonna be in /etc/xrdp/xrdp.ini. I can RDP from Windows to Ubuntu (hosted on VirtualBox - Bridged Connection) just fine via 3389 but I prefer using a ...
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What's the best remote access option without port forwarding?

Ubuntu 20.04. Company does not allow port forwarding. I'm currently using TeamViewer but it's very unreliable. I don't mind a CLI or desktop, just need something reliable.
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Items, background, and start menu missing while running Cinnamon on Remote Desktop

I'm trying to run Cinnamon using RDP on a WSL Ubuntu enviroment. I've properly configured the .xsessions file and xrdp, however, even after managing to make it work, the display is blank, only showing ...
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It is possible to use dual-screen RDP for an Ubuntu 24.04 LTS desktop VM?

I have an Ubuntu 24.04 desktop VM in VMware vSphere. I already set the virtual video card to have two displays and 128 MB of video memory. However, when I RDP to it (ensuring "use all monitors&...
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How to find the Disconnected Xrdp sessions?

I'm using Ubuntu 22.04 with Xrdp enabled. I need a list of disconnected sessions (Users can often use the "X" to close the RDP session (therefore disconnect but not logout)). I went through ...
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Suddenly remote desktop tu Ubuntu desktop stopped working

For many months I have been using a remote desktop connection from a Windows 11 computer to a remote Ubuntu desktop (22.04), without any problem. Since this remote Ubuntu desktop doesn't have a ...
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Which VNC client is the most convenient one?

My every day workstation is an Ubuntu 22.04. Sometimes I work at the same time remotely on a Windows desktop via VNC. For the connection currently I am using RealVNC on both server and client sides. ...
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How to use a tablet as a second screen?

A few months ago I was able to use RDP to use my tablet screen as a second screen to my Ubuntu 22.04. However, I'm unable to achieve the same now. After several hours of looking around on the web, I'...
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xRDP reinstalled on Ubuntu 22.04.3. Can't get it to load into Gnome desktop instead of xfce

I have an Ubuntu setup, 22.04.3 lts. A while back I set it up using xrdp and xfce4 and xfce4-goodies. When I RDP to that computer I get the xfce desktop. I then set up another Ubuntu setup for xRDP, ...
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Remote Desktop - connect to existing local logged-in session (:0)

I'm trying to figure out if it's possible to have a remote desktop setup on Ubuntu similar to what happens with the Windows Remote Desktop. I've seen a lot of tutorials and Q&As that talk about ...
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Remote Desktop tool for ubuntu that can accommodate concurrent session with GPU acceleration [duplicate]

Is there any remote desktop tool out there for ubuntu/linux that allows multiple users to have concurrent sessions and allow GPU acceleration?
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How to set up remote desktop software for a PC where I will only have remote access to in the future?

I have set up CCTV running on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS on Intel NUC. I want to be able to remote access the PC for troubleshooting mostly and want a graphical interface for the remote desktop. The software I ...
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Remmina against a specific port and display

I run x11vnc in my office. It's running on display :1 and a nonstandard port dictated by the firewall. Usually I use xtightvncviewer against it, but I thought I would try remmina. When I run remmina I ...
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How use Remote Desktop Address when desktop sharing on Ubuntu 22.04

At home I sometimes connect to a workstation from my laptop (both are at home). To connect to the server (i.e. the workstation) I use its internal IP in Remmina on my laptop. As the following image ...
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remote desktop from windows 10 to ubuntu 22.04 [duplicate]

i am new to linux but is time to learn i have installed ubuntu 22.04 and i need to use this as server for nextcloud but i like to be able to connect with remote desktop to this computer i have enabled ...
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Green screen with X org / Black screen with Gnome RD on Wayland

So this is probably 2 issues but they are related so I need to put them in the same thread. My goal is to use Gnome Remote Desktop and establishing the connection is fine. Except, when using Wayland ...
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Ubuntu 23.10 raspberrypi 5 No bluetooth found using XRDP

Bluetooth audio is fine locally on a RaspberryPi5. When remote from Win10 using RDP I get No Bluetooth Found, plug in a dongle to use Bluetooth. I've tried suggestions to add user to audio, lp, ...
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Use KDE Plasma desktop over VNC on Kubuntu 22.04

In short: how I can I use the Plasma desktop environment over VNC? I am running Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS with KDE Plasma 5.24.7 (the "Kubuntu" image install). Logging in to the machine physically ...
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Remote mouse pointer not rendering using RDP to connect iPad as a monitor for Ubuntu in extend mode

I have a multi-monitor setup. I am using the iPad as another screen. I followed these instructions: https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2022/06/use-ipad-as-second-monitor-ubuntu-22-04 It is usable but, the ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 resets Remote Desktop after reboot - how to keep it enabled permanently?

I have a remote Ubuntu device, and I'd like to be able to remote desktop into it after it boots. So, I went to Settings/Sharing, got asked to specify a password to open the keyring, enabled Remote ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 allow VNC server connection from LiveUSB image?

So, I need to install Ubuntu on a machine, and I booted Ubuntu Desktop (Gnome) LiveUSB image there. The user ubuntu there by default has no password, so I had to so sudo passwd ubuntu in order to ...
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NoMachine remote desktop flickering on Ubuntu 23.10

Good morning everyone! I am trying to share my desktop with Ubuntu 23.10 installed. This machine has two GeForce RTX 2080 and consequently NVIDIA proprietary drivers (I need CUDA API so I cannot use ...
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