A remote desktop application allows to access a desktop and GUI applications on a remote machine. Popular remote desktop protocols are Microsoft's RDP as well as RealVNC's VNC protocol. There are also other protocols like NX and its derivatives like X2Go. This tag should be used for general remote ...

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clipboard not working when connecting via rdesktop to xrdp-sesman

I have a Debian machine with xrdp-sesman setup following way Xvnc 127.0.0.1:5910 xrdp-sesman 127.0.0.1:3350 xrdp 0.0.0.0:3389 I am connecting to this machine with rdesktop ...
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Clipboard doesn't work between Win7 (local) and Linux (remote)

I'm using Win7 64-bit and connecting remotely to Debian. The thing is copy/paste doesn't work even for plain text. I've tried killing this process rdpclip.exe and create again, but that didn't help. ...
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Linux cloud Desktop provider (Alternative to Amazon WorkSpaces with Windows)

Are there providers who offer Linux Desktop hosting? I wish to use it instead of VPN provider (privacy, private web browsing). Amazon WorkSpaces only offers Windows based Desktop.
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How can I achieve the effect of MS remote desktop on Linux?

On Windows machines, if one machine A runs the remote desktop service, and another machine B (which in fact doesn't have to be Windows) runs a remote desktop client - then the user on B can 'steal' ...
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Setup GUI via ssh

I can connect to my universitys server, where I have a virtual machine running on Debian 8.3 (as far as I can see, no additional software is installed yet). I have admin rights and can install new ...
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Empty desktop after installing xrdp on Centos 6.5 with XFCE as window manager

I followed the directions to install xRDP from this site (http://ajmatson.net/wordpress/2014/01/install-xrdp-remote-desktop-to-centos-6-5/) When I RDP from Windows -> Linux, I successfully enter ...
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What are the differences between rdesktop and xfreerdp?

rdesktop and xfreerdp are both linux clients for RDP. However from their respective websites it is not clear what advantages/drawbacks of using one over other are there. I found one post, which ...
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chrome remote desktop gives “Failed to start host service” error

I am trying to "Enable Remote Connections" after installing the chrome web app as well as the chrome remote desktop service as per the following article: ...
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How to show desktop when remotely accessing Debian?

Client: Win7 with Xming Server installed. Using putty to access with allowing X11. Remote: Debian 3.2.73 with GNOME as the GUI environemt. And X11Forward=yes in /etc/ssh/sshd_config I can launch ...
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How to reactivate remote desktop service “No Machine” using command line?

I wanted to connect to a Red Hat host with GUI. I have installed "No Machine" on that server. It worked perfectly. I got back to work a week later and the software is still installed but it no longer ...
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Make FreeRDP prompt user for username and password?

At the moment, I'm using the following command to start an FreeRDP session: $ sudo xfreerdp /v:farm.company.com /d:company.com \ /u:oshiro /p:oshiro_password /g:rds.company.com Works fine. ...
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Using VNC without unlocking the lock screen locally

Currently I use VNC to connect to a virtual desktop on my Fedora workstation, which for the most part works fine. But ideally I'd like to connect to my active session on the workstation and access ...
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Is it possible to use Unix commands to `cp` a file in my subdirectory into a remote computer via SSH?

I have a series of software files downloaded into my subdirectory "~/Downloads" on my personal computer. I am also using bash to connect remotely to a computer using ssh. Is it possible to transfer ...
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Remmina closes after connecting through RDP

I have an xrdp server running on my KVM guest. I connect to the server using Remmina, then it comes up with a login prompt, with the sesman-Xvnc module. I enter my credentials, the Connection Log ...
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Experience issues with rdesktop and Windows 8.1

For many sad reasons I have been combining my Linux desktop with a Windows session. I have been using a Windows Terminal Server with Gnome2/Mate and rdesktop like this: rdesktop [...] -a 24 -x l -D ...
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Which light linux distribution allows to connect via RDP from login screen [closed]

I would like to reactivate my old laptop and configure it in a way it will connect and login to other computer via Remote Desktop Protocol from login screen (e.g. to Windows 10). Do you know of any ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 - connect via RDP from login screen

Is there a way to connect via Remote Desktop Protocol to another machine from login screen in Lubuntu?
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RDP on Linux system

I want to know more about how Remote Desktop Protocol works on Linux system. Does RDP client on Linux (rdesktop, FreeRDP, etc) using same API as Windows remote desktop?
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Enabling graphics acceleration for OpenGL over remotely via VPN from Ubuntu client(my laptop)to Windows server(computation is here)

I have an access to Internet via a Wifi. Then, I have a VPN connection established from my Ubuntu laptop to a LAN network. My Windows Machine where computation happens using OpenGL is on the same ...
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How to fix x2go desktop that does not resize contents to fit in remote desktop window size

I transferred the KDE settings (ie contents of .kde) folder from an existing KDE to a new installed computer. Normally when I connect to a remote x2go, the windows are resizable, ie adjusting the ...
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How to show the status of all modifier keys in X11?

I have a remote connection through NX client (Remmina) from my local box (Ubuntu 12.04) onto a remote Linux box (CentOS 5.3) with no root privilege, and it only has a strictly restricted internet ...
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How do I change the configuration settings for xrdp?

I am working on a raspberry pi, we are having some network failure issues and we believe that the cause is too many remote desktop connections from multiple computers. We are using the rdp protocal ...
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Example xfreerdp usage with clipboard plugin

FreeRDP 1.0.2 has an updated their parameter syntax for "better interoperability with Windows." I had a problem using the old syntax where the clipboard plugin only worked the first time I pasted, ...
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spice-client full window

installing spice-client gives me 3 client options for connecting to qemu machines: spicec (small and ~perfect test-program but shift-F12 release cursor won't work) spicy (more useful options but can ...
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Remote support software Linux to windows, like teamviewer

Hi I am in desperate need for a free as in beer or free as in speech Remote support software. It needs to be painless for the people im supporting. here's the problem, I'm a sys admin / help-desk ...
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desktop at a remote location

Newbie here: I visited a friend's firm yesterday where they exclusively use Linux and one of the things that they implemented is that everyone's actual desktop / machine (they are a team of 20 ...
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How can I remotely access my Linux GUI?

I have a Linux machine at work (scientific Linux 6) and I would like to be able to remotely log-in from home. Security-wise we are already allowed, just the current setup requires SSH + Putty and I ...
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Displaying a remote window in a EOD session

Please can someone tell me how to display a remote window in a EOD session? The usual way of setting "setenv DISPLAY local.host.com:192" in the remote session and doing a "xhost +" in the remote ...
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Use hardware keyboard with rdp

I'm running xrdp on my RPi, and it works how it's supposed to, but since the keyboard on iOS behaves weird in Microsoft's rdp app, I would like to be able to use my iPhone/iPad as screen (+ mouse) and ...
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Why are RDP clients on Linux much slower than on Windows?

I have a Windows 8.1 remote PC, to which I am connecting using RDP from Windows 7 and Linux clients. I noticed that the performance e.g. when scrolling is much better on Windows than on any Linux ...
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RDP Application For Ubuntu To Debian

I would like to know if there are any prerequisite requirements that needs to be taken into consideration in order to remote desktop between different desktop environments. For example, on my Ubuntu ...
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Launching GUI on BeagleBone via putty

How to launch a GUI application on a BeagleBone that is running Linux (Debian 7.4) remotely? Notes: 1- putty is being used for the remote access. 2- The task is to have the GUI launched and displayed ...
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RDP enters command prompt automatically

Why is this? I did remote desktop connection from mac to ubuntu server. I get a command prompt automatically for some reason.
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no fonts showing up in filesnames in thunar (and pcmanfm). debian 7.8

I had recently installed a debian 7.8 system. I connect to it both locally from the attached monitor , but also remotely from an nx session. "Fluxbox" is the desktop environment and "thunar" the file ...
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XDMCP login to a Solaris 8 box fails

I have a remote Solaris 8 box, a Barco EOS X Terminal(Redhat-based) and some other Linux machines in my local network. My Barco is configured to indirectly connect to a chooser server via the XDMCP ...
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How SSH Tunneling is working

can someone explain how the following ssh tunneling is working ? ssh root@localhost -P 2222 -pw 1234 L 3300:remote_WIN_machine1:3389 this ssh command is running from Linux machine while the remote ...
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Remmina window closes unexpectetly

I am trying to connect to a windows remote server 2003 from linux via remmina. The connection uses a java app tunnel. Every time the connection opens, it closes shortly after. Can you help?
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How do I setup remote desktop to work seamlessly?

I've been using laptops for a very long time, and have preferred them over desktops for many reasons (one being, obviously, portability). However, right now I'm planning on building a simple home ...
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Using MATE with FreeNX

I have installed freenx-server on a Fedora 20 system. I can't get the default gnome-session to start up. Using the Remmina Client on Xubuntu, I can connect to the remove machine. However, a black ...
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Screen doesn't lock properly when remote desktop is in use

I am using Debian8 (Jessie) when I use the remote desktop remmina, to connect to an XP box the sleep function doesn't lock out the remote host properly. This is a security bug I think. When I return, ...
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Linux Desktop Access via Web Browser

This should be pretty simple, in my naive opinion of course... I have a tower that I am going to run a media server off of, along with some other functions but that's the main (re)purpose of the ...
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HTML client for X11 ssh forwarding?

Not totally sure if this is the right place but here goes. I understand that you are able to use X11 to ssh to GUI's and view them, without the server having a full on GUI system running/installed ...
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make existing rdesktop session grab keyboard/mouse

By default, rdesktop grabs keyboard, so that key combinations such as Alt+Tab or Alt+F4 act inside the rdesktop window. This can be overridden with the -K option rdesktop -K myserver.mydomain.com ...
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How do I enable remote desktop of the GUI?

I can ssh into my machine. I want to be able to login to the GUI to do dev work. I went go Applications > System Tools > settings > Sharing > and I have Remote login and Screen Sharing both on. I ...
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Plain remote Linux desktop on my VNC Viewer?

So for some reason my VNC Viewer is not showing any desktop icons on the remote Linux. I remember it first happened after I clicked on the button "Quit this session". I am using putty as a terminal ...
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X2Go client connecting to AWS Ubuntu 14 shows black screen with GNOME

X2Go client connecting to AWS Ubuntu 14 (AMI:ubuntu-trusty-14.04-amd64-server-20150123 (ami-29ebb519)) shows black screen with GNOME and with KDE pops-up an error unable to load kde...what gives ? ...
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Eclipse over X11 forwarding is not showing all icons/assets

I have a virt running RHEL5 which has Eclipse installed on it. I'm using ssh -Y to start eclipse on my Ubuntu host. My problem is that not all assets in Eclipse seem to be shown. Some of the menus ...
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Remote Desktop Connection Login Failed, error-problem connecting

I am having a problem remotely logging into my server using remote desktop and XRDP. When attempting to login, I get: Connection Log: -connecting to sesman ip 127.0.0.1 port 3350 -sesman connect ok ...
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Set up graphic interface (desktop) for remote connection

I was assigned a CentOS VM that I manipulate through Putty. Everything I do to it is by command line so far, and I have admin rights to it. The VM is stored in the corporate data center served up by ...
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Run full kde desktop remotely on another Linux box?

I have two identical Linux boxes, A and B, both have KDE installed. Sitting in front of the screen of A, I'd like to have B's full KDE desktop appear on A's screen, using X11 (not VNC). Presumably ...