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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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Help In Gnome Desktop

I have installed Gnome desktop in my Ubuntu Server and am using Xrdp to use GUI but the problem is RDP connection is very laggy. For Temporary solution, I changed color depth from 32 bit to 15 bit ...
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How do I enable RDP connections for when an account is already logged in?

I'm trying to set up a very amateur home server on an old PC, which I've wiped and installed Ubuntu 18.04. I've gotten VNC working with tigervnc, but a big problem is that it will refuse connections ...
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RDP started failing on Ubuntu 16

I have been using RDP from windows 7 into my Ub 16 PC for quite a while. Just recently (possibly as a result of standard updates and a reboot) the connection is failing. After starting win client and ...
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Ubuntu 18 - remote access with Windows / Multi-user

I have a small desktop computer on which I have installed Ubuntu 18. My goal is to operate this pc from my main computer running under Windows 10. I have configured a VNC server in command line to ...
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Can someone explain .vnc/xstartup content?

I have been setting up vnc connections on different ubuntu machine, and most of the time struggling with getting it to work. To get a better understanding, can someone explain what is supposed to do ...
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Onboard virtual keyboard error in RDP environment

When I use onboard command in RDP environment (Xfce), an error occurs. Below is a message when an error occurs. Could you help me with this error? version : 16.04 **hello@gbot:~$ onboard** 14:08:37....
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Why my rdp access to Linux consumes way more bandwidth than a rdp connection to a Windows 10 machine?

I have a first VM running Ubuntu 18.04 as a guest, and a second VM running Win10 as a guest, both powered by virtualbox. I have enabled on the 2 VMs the VRDP option to allow remote access. I can ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.1 - Remote Desktop / Sharing - No desktop session created

Ubuntu 18.04.1 Vino installed and up to date. Sharing and remote access enabled via gnome UI Port 5900 confirmed open When accessing via VNC - Appears to connect (Auth warning - local ensure ...
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How to accept all clients on lubuntu 18.04 using VNC server?

I have followed many tutorials on installing VNC server on my lubuntu 18.04 but unfortunately nothing worked, client was not able to connect. Recently I have followed this tutorial: https://...
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Remote Desktop via xrdp: Missing items in Applications menu and indicator applet

I followed Griffon's guide to install xrdp on Ubuntu 18.04 (http://c-nergy.be/blog/?p=12761) but modified /etc/xrdp/startwm.sh to use it with gnome-flashback-metacity: #test -x /etc/X11/Xsession &...
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Ubuntu 18.10 Enable Remote Desktop for root

I have enabled root login on Ubuntu 18.10 with gnome desktop, works fine. I also have installed xrdp, and it works fine for normal users but not root. I am facing three issues: I want to enable ...
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GNOME Terminal problem using xrdp version 0.9.5-2 on Ubuntu 18.04.1

I installed xrdp version 0.9.5-2 on Ubuntu 18.04.1. When clicking on the Gnome Terminal icon in the remote desktop login, the Gnome Terminal was started in another login of the same user on the Ubuntu ...
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Blur and unclear content on Ubuntu gnome desktop on VM being accessed through VNC viewer

This is how my Ubuntu gnome desktop appears like when accessed remotely through VNC viewer. The content appears very blurry and very difficult to read. I have set up this Ubuntu gnome desktop on ...
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Debian VNC goes black If I leave It open and I am inactive [closed]

I am having trouble with my VNC Server. The server keeps giving me black screen If I leave the viewer in the background, and don't do anything on the server specifically. If this happens, I can no ...
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NX/NoMachine client with support for “NoMachine login” 18.04

In NoMachine Client 6.x support for "NoMachine login" was removed: https://www.nomachine.com/AR11O00947 That makes it impossible to connect by NoMachine Client 6.x to NX server (with eg. nxserver 3.5) ...
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Installing FreeRDP and hit to error: field ‘des3_ctx’ has incomplete type

I was trying to install FreeRDP server using the link : https://github.com/FreeRDP/Remmina/wiki/Compile-on-Ubuntu-16.04 I hit to the below error during make and make install [ 25%] Building C object ...
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Why does a VNC Server needs Tunnel forwarding in local computer

I followed this tutorial to set up the VNC server in my remote machine : https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-and-configure-vnc-on-ubuntu-16-04 I am able to successfully ...
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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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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 ...