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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How to stop ubuntu from prompting for confirmation for remote desktop

I was trying to setup a remote desktop solution for an Ubuntu virtual machine running version 22.04 LTS, installed on a Mac Mini that I now use as a home server. However, after I installed TeamViewer ...
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Enable remote desktop control in Ubuntu 22.04 [duplicate]

I have a clean installation of Ubuntu 22.04 on a remote machine that I can reach only via ssh (I have no physical access). I want to enable the remote desktop protocol (RDP). In this article the ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 RDP remote desktop screen update lag

The new RDP connection is amazing. I have got an issue though where the screen doesn't update quickly when I do things like right click to open some menu or sometimes even typing/using backspace in ...
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Typing lag for remotely connected Ubuntu 22.04 Machine from Windows 10

I will first of all start by telling that I am not an expert Linux user and most of the things I use on Linux are based on trial and error :) I have an Ubuntu Machine with Ubuntu 22.04 which I aim to ...
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Vinagre has max password length?

When authenticating a user on the remote machine, the form limits the password to 8 characters, why? The password is longer than 8 characters.
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TeamViewer on 22.04 remote access

I am trying to use TeamViewer to remote into my Ubuntu-based server, so that I could manage it when I am away. The problem is, every time I try to remote into the server, I get this message displayed: ...
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chrome remote desktop connection disconnected immdiately

I installed chrome remote desktop in Ubuntu 18.04. First issue, I can't add a new device which solved by: Can't set up remote access on chrome remote desktop The current issue, the connection is ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 remote deskop headless?

I just installed Ubuntu 22.04 LTS and was delighted to see that a remote desktop server is built in and supports MS RDP in addition to VNC. It has some quirks related to the password, which I found ...
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Remote desktop via Vnc is black, mouse/keyboard works

I have installed Ubuntu 22.04. I enabled remote desktop in settings -> sharing -> remote desktop -> enable legacy VNC protocol. When connecting using Remmina to this machine, session starts. ...
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Wake On Lan UBUNTU 18.04 - DELL OptiPlex

How to enable Wake on Lan on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS? I tried what's in this question: How to enable Wake On Lan (WOL) in Ubuntu 16.04 But it did'nt work. Thanks in advance... Edit: Optiplex model is 5050
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Remote crontrol from Android mobile (over the internet) working in Wayland

For some time I've been using VNC Server on my Ubuntu laptop and VNC Viewer (client) to connect from my Android phone over the internet and control the laptop. It works very, very well and it is ...
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Why are the options Sharing and Remote Desktop always on between restarts on Ubuntu 22.04?

I use GNOME 42 on Ubuntu 22.04. I was checking for open ports on my network and noticed that port 3389 (RDP) is open. I disable it through the gui. When I restart this port opens again. Why?
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Remote Desktop from Windows onto Ubuntu 22.04 takes me to a XRDP login then a blank screen

I'm trying to get the Remote Desktop feature working on Ubuntu (Desktop) 22.04, but I can't seem to connect to my Ubuntu desktop from a Windows (10) PC. I'm using these instructions: https://help....
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Back screen connecting Android VNC Viewer by RealVNC with Ubuntu 22.04 Remote Desktop

I just installed Ubuntu 22.04 LTS and I'm trying to connect Android VNC Viewer by RealVNC as I did with Ubuntu 20.04 and it doesn't work correctly, I only see a BLACK SCREEN on Android, however: ...
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How to run GUI on ubuntu server and access it from Ununtu or Windows using private key

I have oracle instance with ubuntu as a OS. Now I want to install GUI onto ubuntu and access it from my laptop (Ubuntu or Windows). I know how to install GUI on Ubuntu but how do I access it. When I ...
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Share *current* screen with xRDP

Whenever I connect to my Ubuntu vino-server, I see in the client (e.g., TigerVNC in Win10) exactly the same screen as in the server console. But when I connect via xRDP, I see in the client (e.g., ...
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RDP on EC2 works until logging out and back in RDP, SSH works without issue - must reboot to get RDP to work again

I have a Ubuntu 18.x that I have installed XRDP on and GNOME so I can configure Security Onion 2 for my org. This is a VM running in AWS on a EC2. I have whitelisted my public IP for SSH and RDP in ...
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GUI appearance in remote desktop

Suddenly, all the applications with GUI on the remote desktop of my server started looking like this: Paraview graphics interface, totally unusable. Can someone please point me to the right setting ...
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Mac linking Ubuntu 20.04 through RDP

I'm trying to access gnome desktop on ubuntu 20.04 by macos remotly. The ubuntu was configed by xRDP script V1.3 and can be accessed by windows locally on Win10. I'm in China so that Microsoft Remote ...
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Must specify the --user-name option when running as root - Chrome Remote desktop

I've installed Chrome remote desktop and Xfce on Ubuntu server 18.04 aiming at connecting with it remotely via remote desktop.When I try to execute the connection command DISPLAY= /opt/google/chrome-...
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VNC server without monitor show blank screen

I am running Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS on my remote pc. I used VNC without problem but today I go away and I disconnected the monitor. This is a stupid idea because now when connecting to my remote pc view ...
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How to I enable screen sharing from command line over ssh?

I want to enable screen sharing through command line over ssh. In a nutshell I'm looking for the command that does the same as toggling the GUI switch under Settings > Sharing > Screen Sharing. ...
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Trying to remote access from windows to ububntu

I'm trying to share the Ubuntu desktop through SSH (my company required it to be through SSH, can't use VNC). I installed xrdp, updated it, enabled it and added firewall rule. Now the nmap command ...
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Remote Into Ubuntu From Windows (Not Locally)

I have a desktop at home that has Ubuntu 20.04 freshly installed and is connected to my router through LAN. I also have a laptop with Windows 10. I'd like to remotely connect to my ubuntu desktop, not ...
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How to have the same behaviour as with Windows / Windows RDP when logging remotely into an Ubuntu system?

I want to setup my Ubuntu system with regards to remote login. The behavior should be as close as possible to when logging into a microsoft windows system via RDP. I got the impression that I can use ...
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Is there a way to switch to a user of a remote machine like normal user?

I am planning to use a Raspberry Pi as my secondary pc(Ubuntu). Like how I switch to users on my primary machine(Ubuntu 20.04 ) navigating to the top bar, clicking on the Power Icon then selecting ...
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21.10 make (screen) share password permanent?

I am running a headless raspberry pi and I want to remote into the desktop. I set the user to auto login, enable screen sharing with a password (there's nobody there to respond to a request!), and it ...
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Enable remote screen sharing from headless server on 21.10

I have a VPS running Ubuntu 21.10 that I can SSH in to and doesn't have a video device. I want to know how to configure it to be able to remote in to the server from my personal machine via VNC or RDP ...
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Choose desktop environment programmatically

I have a remote machine with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS to which I have graphical access via xrdp. This machine has 3 desktop environments installed - Gnome (i.e. standard Ubuntu desktop), KDE Plasma and Xfce. ...
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how to replace default console remote access server

I used to access a headless machine running 20.04 over the LAN by the built-in screen sharing function, using RealVNC on my desktop. However, since I upgraded to 21.10, I ran into that weird problem ...
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Remote Desktop Connection not working - not enabled or not available [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 I tried installing xrdp but it didn't work. I used some methods like apt-get install xrdp apt-get install xfce4 apt-getecho xfce4-session >~/.xsession install xrogxrdp ...
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How to set up NoMachine in Ubuntu with key based authentication?

How do you set up NoMachine on Ubuntu? Why Nomachine? On Windows, I love using Chrome Remote Desktop for remote logins, and it works great. But, on Linux, I just have problem after problem with Chrome ...
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VNC not working when Desktop Sleep [duplicate]

I need to use VNC client on an Ubuntu Desktop. When the machine is not sleep, I do VNC. But it is sleep, and I try to connect with VNC, it will say the machine is not up. Is there a method that allow ...
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xrdp slow on ubuntu 20.04 when screen saver is active or lid is closed

Cheers, I connect via Win10 with RDP to a Xubuntu 20.04 Laptop. I installed xrdp and xorg. My goal is to work remotely on a laptop, when the lid is closed. The Live session works fine (When I first ...
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After installing Chrome Remote Desktop polkit permissions are all skrewed up

After installing chrome-remote-desktop on Ubuntu 21.10 it seems to mess up polkit permissions. It asks for my password 3 times after logging in (color profiles, remote repositories, color management?),...
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RDP power buttons don't work

With a clean Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Server running GNOME, everything is working fine when I physically log into the unit. But when I RDP into it as xfce4, the Restart, Shu Down, and Suspend button are all ...
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KRDC rdp login via ssh pem

I would like to login to a remote desktop in which xrdp and xfce are already installed and running. I can both login to the machine via ssh from terminal with username and password ssh user@address ...
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Chrome remote desktop, Ubuntu 20.04, login to an existing session

When I try to access my remote Ubuntu server via remotedesktop I'm presented with two login options, Default Launch the default XSession Ubuntu This session logs you into Ubuntu The first option ...
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When connecting with xrdp connection crashes/closes [from w10 to u20.04]?

If I installing xrdp and use Windows (I also tried different devices) RDP to connect it crashes. If I have Xfce installed it connects normally and force uses it over gnome/default envoirnment and ...
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How to change the desktop envoirment in xrdp? [20.04]

I have a server with a gui version of Ubuntu installed. I have installed xrdp in order to access it from windows. I had done the same thing once before and when I connected with windows it displayed ...
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How to increase clipboard timeout in remmina?

I've got a large amount of data I need to copy/paste from a remote machine to my local clipboard. I was puzzled at first as to why after the copy was complete (this took around 16 seconds) when I ...
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chrome remote desktop, headless install, black screen when accessed

I've got an ubuntu 20.04 desktop that I'm trying to access with chrome remote desktop. I had troubles installing via the gui so I went through the "headless" installation. When I connect ...
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PulseAudio is installed and configured but doesn't start at system boot. How to fix?

I'm on Ubuntu 21.10 with Budgie desktop. I somehow messed up my audio configuration so that the pulseaudio daemon won't load unless I manually run pulseaudio -D from command line. I think it might've ...
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Ubuntu screen moving while using remote desktop of Windows 11

When I am using remote desktop connect to Ubuntu 20.04 in Windows, it doesn't show the full screen. When I move the mouse, the screen move along with the direction my mouse moving. The screenshot is ...
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VNC doesn't work in Ubuntu 21.10!

I'm desperately trying to trying to enable remote desktop on Ubuntu 21.10, in a way that could allow me to view and control the desktop even when there is no monitor attached to the computer. I've ...
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remote desktop connection WIN10->Ubuntu18.04 black screen

I can not seem to use rdc from Win10 to connect to my Ubuntu box (on the same network). None of the suggestions have worked for me yet (disabling bitmap, changing resolution etc). It will connect but ...
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I cannot use VS Code with Remmina over VNC, because CTRL keys do not work

I cannot run VS Code locally and and use Remote SSH developement, because I am using the Tails OS on my local machine. But it should be straightforward to use VS Code remotely through VNC. So I am ...
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X2Go and command line usage?

I have started trying out X2Go instead of VNC for control of my Ubuntu PCs - and, while it generally works, I cannot quite figure out how to do the things, listed below. But first - I'm using Ubuntu ...
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RStudio not launching in xfce (ubuntu 18.04)

Even after installing everything and getting the RStudio icon in the 'Development' section of x11 xfce Remote Desktop, the RStudio is not launching. It has no error, yet it is not launching. How to ...
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Better Linux Operatings System for fast remote access

I want to access a computer remotely from my Ubuntu [20.04] Computer. I installed Ubuntu [20.04] in that Computer, but remote access doesn't work smoothly [mouse pointer drags not so smoothly]. Next ...
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