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separate ssh remote session from multiple computer

I have following environments; Remote Server name rmserver01 User on rmserver01 is netuser using public keys authentication. Home of netuser is on share network file server. User bob and jane able to ...
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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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How to record x11 Display on remote server [duplicate]

I'm trying to use cnee to record the display of a touch device we have our application on (Deployed on ubuntu server 16.04). I don't have any experience with cnee and am willing to use a different ...
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Remote GUI, Windows client, Ubuntu 16.04 server

I need a GUI access to my remote Linux machine, from a windows laptop. To this end, I tried 2 methods as of yet: a) installed xrdp and tigervnc. It works but it's damn slow, plus I'm worried by the ...
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running synaptic remotely doesn't work

My Dell Inspiron 1100 (32-bit laptop) is running Ubuntu 17.04. The machine has an Intel 82845GL graphics chip, which I cannot get to work. I'll deal with that in a different post. I'm trying to ...
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Ubuntu 16.04.2 cannot login after installing xpra

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS (desktop). When I install xpra from official repository, I notice that it removes ubuntu-desktop and many xorg packages. Then as long as I don't log out or reboot, ...
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streaming audio from specific xsession to specific client

I've a good question for you, smart guys: I need to configure Pulseaudio in order to stream audio from a xsession to a specific client and not to all configured clients. Here's the situation: I've ...
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Ubuntu Server, multiple simultaneous remote users

I'm setting up a new Ubuntu Server (16.04) to which up to 50 people will have access at the same time. I've followed this tutorial to setup the XRDP with the xfce and every thing is fine so far, the ...
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Remote GUI Access to Ubuntu-MATE 16.04

I want to access a computer with Ubuntu-MATE 16.04 from my laptop (running Windows 10). I can use SSH and access it in terminal mode, but sometimes I need to access it using GUI. Years ago there was ...
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Is a remote X session GPU accelerated? Separate VMs for session and GPU rendering

I am using Ubuntu desktop. I'm under the impression even locally there is a client/server architecture for X. If I separate it into two VMs, one of which runs the entire desktop environment, and a ...
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terminator 0.98 with xpra 0.15.10 on 14.04

i need to be running on 14.04 for now, no upgrade possibilities. And I need to run from remote X (tghus using xpra). Now, I realized that 1 terminatot 0.97has some issues especially when it's about ...
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Apps on VNC and Local display: How to show running applications in all x sessions? (Xubuntu 14.04 x64)

Ok, I usually don't ask questions, because by lurking around here for a couple hours I can find what I am looking for. This one has me stumped though, and I'm not entirely sure that what I want is ...
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play sound in someone else's session from command line

I have tested playing sound via ssh console and it works with this: https://superuser.com/questions/276596/play-mp3-or-wav-file-via-linux-command-line I am wondering how to do the same in someone ...
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How to diagnose a vnc-crashing problem?

Tightvnc server keeps crashing on my dedicated Ubuntu server. The Ubuntu Unity main desktop is unaffected, but the tightvnc server crashes and takes down any program that was running in its (xfce) ...
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How to fix a constantly-crashing/freezing/disconnecting VNC server?

I am running tightvnc server on my Ubuntu machine, which I connect to from my Macbook, which then runs an XFCE virtual desktop (i.e. not the main Ubuntu desktop that shows up on the monitor connected ...
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Why has lightdm-remote-session been removed from Ubuntu 15.04?

Straightforward question, really. I must admit I haven't used it much, but just recently had started doing. Now it's not in the repositories. What's the thinking behind that?
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How to make X.org listen tcp port to remote connections? [duplicate]

Ubuntu 15.04 64-bit desktop. After install system X server run with -nolisten tcp option: 922 tty7 Ssl+ 0:05 \_ /usr/bin/X -core :0 -seat seat0 -auth /var/run/lightdm/root/:0 -nolisten tcp ...
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play video on ubuntu server

I have ubuntu server running, no xorg,x11,desktop. There are some videos in the server hdd. On a remote machine I can access them using samba or plex. The server machine has its own monitor+audio (its ...
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Ubuntu: encrypted remote desktop server?

I need an encrypted remote desktop server for my ubuntu computer. Can someone tell me which package or programm should I install? But the connection must be encrypted! Thank you very much. Kind ...
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Black Screen When Using NoMachine (Server is using FreeNX) Failed Gnome Session?

I was following instructions from here: http://www.drivard.com/2012/06/installation-freenx-server-ubuntu-12-04-lts-precise/ I installed FreeNX on my server (Ubuntu 14.04). I am able to remotely ssh ...
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Multiple user login via xrdp with separate session: How to do that?

I have been trying to set up a RDP connection using xrdp and have been having significant trouble getting a working configuration. When a user logs on, I need it to connect with a new session. So ...
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Why is ssh X-Forwarding of browser not working for internal IP addresses?

I want to access my private Ubuntu server at home during lunch break at and from work. The problem was, that at work, the SSH port is blocked by the firewall (default setting). So I changed the ...
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Opening and controlling a window over ssh

I have a raspberry pi to which a monitor is connected. I have ssh'd into this raspberry pi from another box. What I want to do now is: Open a window (ie a browser) on the monitor connected to the ...
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Share SSH Session at login

Hi there im trying to give some support for a co-workers im making a reverse ssh tunnel from remote machine to one of my cloud servers. I want to control remote machine with the reverse tunnel but at ...
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Running remote X11 applications with unity menu and look and feel

How do I configure a server (12.10 - 13.10) to run remote X applications using the Unity menu and look and feel? I can run applications fine by logging into the server from my desktop, like so: # ...
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Is it possible to use two laptops as dual display monitors in the same X Session?

Picture this : You have two identicle laptops. Both running Ubuntu with X11. Now rather than having two seperate ubuntu machines is it possible, through XServer, to connect Laptop2 to Laptop1 as a ...
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How to start a new Xsession for SSH forwarding?

I want to forward an Xsession over ssh to another system, but I get this error: Fatal server error: Server is already active for display 0 If this server is no longer running, remove /tmp/.X0-...
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using old spare laptop as a monitor

Just got a new laptop and installed ubuntu on it. I have an old one that also runs ubuntu. Is there a way I can use the old laptop as an additional screen for the work I do on my new laptop? I saw ...
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How to connect to existing X session without unlocking physical display?

I usually leave many programs running on my workstation and sometimes I need to use it remotely. So I need to connect to existing X session, while keeping physical display (workstation's monitor) ...
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How can I share the Ubuntu screen to Mac?

I'd like to know how can I share my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS screen with a Mac OS X 10.8.2 machine. Is there a easy way to do this?
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Full screen Chromium but no remote desktop

I've followed this guide to set up a Kiosk pc: http://www.instructables.com/id/Setting-Up-Ubuntu-as-a-Kiosk-Web-Appliance/ Small difference is that I did it all with the admin account and I didn't ...
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Run application on local machine and show GUI on remote display

Is it possible to run an application on my local desktop but display the GUI on my laptop (remote X)? I'm wondering if it is possible to emulate a dual-monitor setup using 2 distinct lan connected ...
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How to access and use another Ubuntu over LAN?

I'd like to have seamless control over my computer from my laptop within my home LAN. After seeing this post, it would seem that seamless (no lagginess at all, which VNC introduces) control is ...
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Run application in specific X server or VNC port

I have an application that I'd like to run, yet I'd like it to be visible only through a certain VNC port. I don't want the app to show up on the normal Ubuntu desktop. I want the app to run "in the ...
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how to start LXDE session automatically after tightvncserver starts to make me able see desktop when connecting to the host via vncclient?

I have system which is equipped with Intel Celeron processor 1.1 GHz s370 with 384 Mb of RAM on Intel d815egew motherboard which supports wake-on-lan function. I want to use such a PC for Internet ...
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How to stream audio via X11RDP

How can i stream audio from ubuntu 12.04 server to wyse s10 terminals using X11RDP?!
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How to get a window from a remote box, command line only?

I've got a remote Ubuntu box (a Linode) that I need to run a Java program which is not headless (it has a GUI window). I am having the worst time trying to get this to work. I don't need a whole ...
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X opens local firefox instead of distant one

I usually use vinagre or vncviewer to work from home, but since my screen size is not the same on both computers (Ubuntu on laptop, Fedora in the office) it's not comfortable at all. I'm currently ...
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GUI logon into remote system

I'm looking for something similar to RDP for linux. I know VNC, but it doesnot work like RDP - it just sends images of screen, mouse position, keystrokes, etc. RDP just sends info that I've just ...
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Cant Remote Desktop To Server

I am trying to vnc into my server. On my actual server, when I type startx, it boots into gnome. It is at this point that my server will allow me to remote desktop into it. My problem is right now my ...
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Can I run a remote X session in windowed mode?

I want to run a remote X session in windowed mode. I cannot find any help in the Manual of X, nor in the internet. Does anyone know how to do that? By now I'm doing: X :2 -query hostname Thanks in ...
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How do I set up XDMCP?

Numerous posts for adding XDMCP to Ubuntu server tell me that I just need to bring up the login screen settings and flip to the "Remote" tab and ... The Login Screen Settings in 11.04 (natty) has no ...
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Access a machine remotely?

I have a local network of 80 machines, all with Ubuntu 10.04 installed on them. All the machines are connected to a central switch. I have some contractors that are located overseas. I would like to ...
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Simultaneous remote connections

Is there any package for Ubuntu which allows me to connect to remote computer without disturbing or terminating others who have already connected to that server or who are accessing the computer ...
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Remote X sessions, how to discover GUI applications?

I've started playing around with remote X sessions and really like it so far as it allows me to use GUI tools to configure my server (sometimes, I just don't feel like editing text files). One thing ...