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Linux RDP client: Connect to machine with self-signed certificate

I can remote into a Windows machine using Windows' default RDP client, but I would like to do it from Linux. The clients I have tried so far complain about a self-signed certificate, although Windows ...
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How to launch 3+ instances of freerdp for 3 windows VMs from single centos

I have 3 or more windows machines, those I can connect from centos individually using below command xfreerdp /u:username /p:password /v:hostname but what I want is to connect them in parallel, using ...
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How to extend two monitors in a freerdp session?

I would like to extend my two monitors in a FreeRDP session. I want something like this. In Windows, we normally go to the displays settings and there we choose to extend the monitors, but I don't ...
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freerdp session unknown

I'm trying to use xfreerdp to connect to our Windows 7 VM from a Debian 10 box and I keep getting the error session[UNKNOWN]. I've tried the xfreerdp 2.0 and 2.2 from backports and even the 3.0 ...
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Is there a remote desktop solution for GNU/Linux as performant as RDP for Microsoft Windows? [closed]

Currently I have a very powerful dedicated server I run Windows 10 on and RDP into from other Windows "thin clients". This works very well and you can barely feel that you're RDPing. ...
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FreeRDP takes too long to fail

I am configuring a jump box which (amongst other clients) will connect to targets using xfreerdp. Going down the happy path (target RDP server is switched on, correct credentials supplied) it works ...
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Remmina works once - after which it needs to be restarted part 2

Yes. This was originally intended to be a comment on this post but I don't have permission to comment. Probably better off as it's own question anyway. I'm experiencing the same issue, in the same ...
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Freerdp issues while connecting to a terminal server

Firstly i am sorry if i sound insane since i am very new here following is my question: I am having an HPthin client(with Freerdp to version 1.1.1-hp14.6 and Ubuntu 12.04) with which I try to ...
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FreeRDP - launch an application with command line argument

I want to launch a Windows application via FreeRDP with command line arguments. I tried: xfreerdp -v 192.168.1.100 -u myuser -p mypassword -app 'c:\windows\system32\notepad.exe' -app-cmd 'c:\test\...
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RDP to i3wm-session from a windows machine

At my university, I have a Linux workstation, on which all my simulations and other scientific applications/calcs are run. When I am physically present in the office, I use the i3 window manager, ...
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Nginx for reversing proxy on guacamole but RDP not working on External LAN with proxy

I use Nginx on Ubuntu 16.04 for using Guacamole as RDP clientless. This is working perfectly on my computer which is in an external LAN. But not working in another external LAN which have proxy (work ...
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How can I start xfreerdp on localhost?

I've installed Kali sana on my Android tablet -lenovo a5500-hv- using Linux deploy and I use either vnc or xrdp to connect it to my Android and have ability to use GUI. But they don't support audio ...
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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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FreeRDP Security Negotiation Failure

When I Try to connect from Ubuntu with FreeRDP to Windows 2008 R2 with NLA: [14:29:31:523] [1146:-1236755648] [ERROR][com.freerdp.core] - connect [14:29:31:523] [1146:-1236755648] [ERROR][com.freerdp....
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Cannot rename directories on samba share

I mounted a samba share on my machine by making an entry in fstab as : //<IP of smb server>/<share name> /media/smb_share cifs user=<uname>,pass=<pass>,uid=<my uid>,gid=...
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Getting VLC and Remmina working together

I've installed Remmina on Linux Mint 17.2, which was working great. Then I wanted to use VLC, but it wasn't installed. After struggling a bit to install VLC, it was finally working. However, Remmina ...
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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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Using xfreerdp with variable IP/hostname [duplicate]

I got a very simple alias on my bash: alias xfreerdpp='xfreerdp /v:ip_address /u:username /d:domain /p:password /size:1024x768 /clipboard /cert-ignore &' All I want to do is to make the ...
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Is it possible to run FreeRDP without a display for running scripts?

I am working in a very strict enviroment where I only have access to a remote computer via RDP and it is impossible for me to enable SSH or SFTP etc on the other computer. I CAN connect to the ...
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How to start freerdp fullscreen on second monitor

when I log in to a Windows Computer with xfreerdp -v computer -u user --workarea -f the full screen window always appears on the first of my two monitors. Is it possible to tell freerdp to start on ...
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Linux RDP with audio and mic

I've been trying to establish an RDP conexion with a Windows 7 machine from Linux with sound AND microphone redirection, I have tried rdesktop, remmina and freerdp with no use. Finally, with freerdp ...
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How do you redirect audio output in FreeRDP?

I have trouble redirecting audio during my rdp connection with freerdp. When I use this command: xfreerdp /v:ServerName /u:User /p:Password /d:Domain /audio I get this error: Warning ...
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Securing a script a little more

I currently have the following script which works fine: #!/bin/sh user="$(zenity --entry --title="Username" --text="Username")" pass="$(zenity --password --title="Password" --text="Password")" ...
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xfreerdp keeps disconnecting

I'm logging into an rdp environment using Linux. Everything works fine if the session is constantly in use. However, if the user walks away from his/her desk, and comes back say 5 minutes later, the ...
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Can't connect to an external RDS TSG server from home

We have a company RDS (Remote Desktop Server) TSG (Terminal Services Gateway) server, which allows employees to connect to an RDS session from home, so they can see a work RDS desktop from home. This ...
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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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Launch RDP silently?

I currently use the following command to launch an RDP session which works fine: rds@rds:~/Downloads/FreeRDP$ xfreerdp /v:farm.company.com /d:company.com /g:rds.company.com /f /u:username /p: At the ...
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Diagnose very slow Remmina session for VirtualBox VM

I'm using Remmina 0.9.99.1 with CrunchBang VMs on a remote server (VirtualBox 4.3.4 on Debian 7.2.0 x64). I'm using RDP with TLS security, and connect through a UDP-mode VPN. With freshly-installed ...
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Failed to check FreeRDP file descriptor

Using xfreerdp version 1.1.0: oshiro@debian:~$ xfreerdp --version This is FreeRDP version 1.1.0-beta1 (git n/a) oshiro@debian:~$ I am getting the following error message: oshiro@debian:~$ sudo ...
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Logging into an RDS session from the command-line

Is it possible to start an xfreerdp session into Microsoft windows from a command-line only install of Linux? The command I use from a full blown Linux install is this: $ sudo xfreerdp /v:farm....
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Error because $DISPLAY environment variable is not properly set

Is it possible to start an xfreerdp session into Microsoft windows from a command-line only install of Linux? The command I use from a full blown Linux install is this: $ sudo xfreerdp /v:farm....
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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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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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