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a service which enables users to log in to Ubuntu remotely (from another system / device / location).

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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 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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Setting DEBIAN_FRONTEND remotely

Is there any way to set DEBIAN_FRONTEND=noninteractive when executing a script remotely via SSH? Doing so I get this error: sudo: sorry, you are not allowed to set the following environment variables: ...
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My screen has turned violet and I can't login

Suddenly my ubuntu machine changed its login page and it is now violet asking me for my password. However there is no response to my keyboard or mouse. The PC is stuck I can login remotely from ...
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"ssh-copy-id user@ip_address" throws error

In UBUNTU system, I'm trying to set up remote login system. It is failing in ssh-copy-id step. It throws the following error: /usr/bin/ssh-copy-id: INFO: attempting to log in with the new key(s), to ...
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How do I login to connected drive that has Ubuntu installed

I'm running Ubuntu Live USB right now. My SSD has Ubuntu installed on it, but it's having boot issues. I want to login to this SSD so I can run some updates. I was able to do this yesterday but I lost ...
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Unable to login to Ubuntu 20.04 Server

Team, I am Unable to login to Ubuntu 20.04 Server as post entering user credentials it again comes back to login screen. I tried with both local as well as domain credentials but same result. Need ...
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Weird browser-looking application opens itself in Ubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

Today, a weird aplication, that looks like a default Ubuntu browser (not firefox) opens at random times (it opened two times today) and that never happened before to me. I taked a screenshot and i'm ...
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Lost remote connectio after working several months

Setup: At Workplace: Ubuntu desktop computer I was able to connect to the above ubuntu computer from my laptop using VNC. At home: I would login to my virtual work network and I would connect ...
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SSH service not responding

I have a headless Ubuntu running on a regular PC in my garage. I use SSH to access it. It's running a good handful of Docker containers, including dashdot which indicates the CPU is under normal load ...
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Use GNOME Remote Desktop before the very first login

I already read similar post, like this or this. I have a remote PC that I turn on from a remote place using a "magic" Wake On LAN packet though (so no direct access to it). I am currently ...
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XRDP Gets Disconnected After Some Time Automatically in Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

While using XRDP, the connection gets disconnected automatically but the PC gets running; then I have to restart to get connected again. I can't figure out why its happening and how to resolve the ...
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Getting this error "puttygen: error loading `name.ppk': PuTTY key format too new"

I have a file name.ppk. I'm want to login ssh with .ppk file on Ubuntu Terminal. I have try this post Login SSH with .ppk file on Ubuntu Terminal but getting this error "puttygen: error loading `...
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ssh -X to connect with remote client

I try to use "ssh -X -p port username@ip_address" to login remote client.As you can see,I can use my local screen to open remote GNU application because of "-X". Unfortunately I ...
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ssh welcome message is suddenly gone

When I log in into my ubuntu server via ssh the only message that I get is the last login Last login: Sun Oct 30 18:26:33 2022 from xxx.xxx.xxx.xx However, previously I got Welcome to Ubuntu 22.04.1 ...
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SSH login in case Remote Login turned off (via GUI), on same subnet (router)

is possible (or some other way, another port, service...) login via SSH in case "Remote Login" is off (GUI - Settings / Sharing / Remote Login) on target computer, on same subnet (router - ...
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Login via xrdp session doesn't register as logged-on user

When I open a xrdp session (xorg) to my Linux system and check for existing user logins via who or last, there is no entry for the xrdp session. Why is that? And is there a way to show current and/or ...
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For new AWS instance, "Using username "ubuntu". Server refused our key."

I have been using Amazon EC2 instances in AWS. I have been successful connecting with WinSCP to a variety of instances, including Amazon Linux, Rocky Linux, SUSE, and CentOS 6, 7, and 8. All of ...
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How does ssh work if client doesn't have identity and public key file?

I was trying to connect to a remote host from a brand new local client via ssh. The remote host had a requirement that client need to put it's public key in remote host's authorized_keys file. Now, ...
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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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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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how to open the results of a DNN model from localhost of a remote server in local browser

I run a deep learning model on a remote cluster and I use visdom library for the visualization of the results. I use this command line to connect to the server: ssh -L 8097:localhost:8097 username@...
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How to let Chrome Remote Desktop run with encrypted /home before login

Background: I have a headless system put on a public place. I installed Chrome Remote Desktop on it, so that it can automatically launch several desktop applications after boot, and I can connect ...
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Remote access to Ubuntu Server

I disabled my ufw firewall in the morning(for pinging purpose). In the afternoon, I enabled it again. However, I can't access to the Ubuntu Server remotely after enabled the firewall. What are the ...
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Setting up remote access on command-line ubuntu server

I have an ubuntu server (command-line version of ubuntu). I want to access it from home using putty from outside the facility. I need a step-wise guide to setup remote access on my server. I am using ...
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Local ubuntu desktop cannot login after logging in remotely via Xrdp session

I login remotely to my PC (Ubuntu 18.04, XRDP 0.9.5) from my laptop (Windows 10) using windows remote desktop. Once I have logged in remotely to Ubuntu, I cannot login locally to it (for times when I ...
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VNC for remote login with Wayland? -- 20.04

I've been running Ubuntu 20.04 for some time now. I had a remote machine set up so that I could VNC into it using x11vnc at the login screen if necessary using the Xauthority file at /run/user/125/gdm/...
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Will ConnectWise work on Ubuntu?

Will ConnectWise work on Ubuntu 20.10? I downloaded a file called 'ConnectWiseControl.Client.jnlp' but I don't know how to run it as it's a text file. Alan
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X11VNC When open VNC connection my desktop is being kind of duplicated

Pretty new to Linux, so my question might be a dummy one. I have ubuntu 20.10 on raspberry Pi 4 (8GB) with Desktop environment. Installed X11VNC and spent some time configuring it. After few hours ...
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After login as a particular user, how do I login as another user? [duplicate]

Such a basic thing I can't find anywhere in google. I just need to re login as another user, without having to annoyingly logout. Logout closes my putty terminal, and I have to relaunch and reconnect ...
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How to remotely connect to Ubuntu 18.04 with UI and keeping locked screen?

How to remotly connect to Ubuntu 18.04 with UI, with the following conditions: Be able to login remotely even if no local session exists (eg.: after reeboot) Keep locked screen in the phisical ...
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Restrict SSH-login with public-key only to selected users

Using OpenSSH, I have enabled ssh-login to my Ubuntu 18.04 machine, call it Remote and my user account on Remote is called Remote-User. I have also made sure that login is only possible by means of ...
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How can I use SSH as a domain controller?

I would like to use SSH as a domain controller instead of samba as the lab is only running 8 Ubuntu computers and 1 Ubuntu server. Is there a way to get Ubuntu to do this at GDM or after a user logs ...
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Allow Remote Users to Add/Remove Printers

This is driving me up the wall! I feel I'm so close, but I'm probably missing just one tiny detail. I have a Ubuntu desktop setup to be a CUPS server. I need to add printers via the GUI interface, ...
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No GUI to login, but can access remotely

We have a problem with some of our desktops, and I do not know what to do about it. The OS is Ubuntu 18.04: 5.3.0-51-generic #44~18.04.2-Ubuntu SMP Thu Apr 23 14:27:18 UTC 2020 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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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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Start application at start-up even without logging in

I have a small server (with Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop) that I leave at my parent's house while I live abroad. I use ngrok since I cannot add a static IP to their router, and I set it up so that it starts ...
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Ubuntu 18.04: ssh won't let me login to another computer on my small home network

I have two laptops and one desktop computer at my home, all running Ubuntu 18.04. Openssh-server and ssh is installed on each of them. However, I am unable to login from one of them onto another of ...
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Have x11vnc automatically start in Ubuntu 16.04 server without someone first logging in at the server physically

What I would like to do is automatically start x11vnc as a service. Then lets say when the server restarts for some reason, I would remotely login to the remote ubuntu 16.04 server, without anybody ...
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How to elimitate ssh login delay

i have a small (4 seconds) login delay on my 18.04 ubuntu servers, that drives me crazy: $ time ssh root@gateway exit real 0m4,066s user 0m0,015s sys 0m0,005s I've already checked the "...
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Can't login to a remote server after uploading ssh key to the remote server

I tried installing ssh-key on a remote server. However I can't login into the remote server without using password My effort is described in this... How can I solve the problem?
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Reboot through SSH not back online [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 16 desktop, but I do plan to SSH into my machine just as much, if not more, than I use it as a desktop. I am noticing that when I issue an sudo reboot command while I am SSH'd in, ...
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How to use PuTTY to login MySQL account directly?

How to PuTTY access MySQL directly with MySQL ac but skip the Ubuntu login? I would like to skip the Ubuntu login to access the MySQL server with MySQL account directly by PuTTY. Thanks!
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How to login to the MySQL in Ubuntu from Windows?

How to access MySQL directly with MySQL ac but skip the Ubuntu login? As I PuTTY to MySQL server in Ubuntu, the first login is Ubuntu account. I would like to skip this part and login to the MySQL ...
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Login failed when trying to log onto Ubuntu 16.04 from Windows 7 using Windows RDP

I've seen this problem reported a few times for example this Ask Ubuntu question: Xrdp login failed but none of the questions had answers which worked for me - so I am raising a new post to try and ...
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Failed remote connection to University windows client [closed]

In my university we use Matlab, and to use it at home (to write the lab reports) we need to remote access the client with an RDP file. So, after searching for options I tried using Remmina to access ...
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Open server browser in local browser

When I ssh into my server and do my things there. How can I for example open a browser on the remote machine, and display it on my local machine, I run Ubuntu desktop on my local machine. On server ...
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read variable value from xterm and export value in another bash file

I am trying to do a remote desktop connection between Ubuntu desktop and another Ubuntu system. I want to develop an application so it is necessary to use shell command. ssh -X or -Y username@...
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After installing KDE, how do I make it the default desktop enviornment?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 which is required by the work I am doing. I've installed KDE. When I get to the login screen, I have to specifically select KDE plasma. I don't want to hotlink the image but ...
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How to configure SSH Server - Password doesn't work when remotely connecting

There seem to be many related posts, but nothing specifically addressing the following: I configure SSH server, and I have been struggling with connecting to my SSH server remotely; It keeps ...
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