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Remmina can't connect to university PC

My university offers remote connection to Library PCs. Here is a list of RDP files they offer. The RDP files works seamlessly with Windows 10. But in Ubuntu LTS 20.04, it does not work. Here, I enter ...
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Can't start emacsclient via RDP and got error about XDG_RUNTIME_DIR

Please be aware that this question is not only about how to fix that specific problem but also about the underlying big picture or concept. The Problem When I am logged in via RDP (using Windows 10 ...
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I installed Microsoft RDP in my OSx to remotely access Kali machine using XRDP, but i am getting blank screen when i tried to login using XRDP

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How to install GUI on remote Linux server

I need to install GUI on a VPS Linux server. Service provider is Hetzner and Linux version is Ubuntu 18.04.6 LTS I'm using MobaXterminal for X11 forwarding. And I'm using root credentials. I have ...
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xrdp disconnects after logging into CentOS 7 machine

CentOS 7 image was installed with Gnome desktop to local server (on same LAN as the Windows computer I used to access it). Neither machine uses a VPN. etc/services says that port 3389 is being used ...
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How is the "Execute a Command" feature of Remmina used correctly?

I am using Remmina on Pop!_OS 21.10 to remotely connect to a Windows 10 machine via RDP. This is working well, however, I am having some difficulty understanding how exactly the "Execute a ...
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How can I continue an RDP session after reboot?

Is this possible? I will be using a Windows machine as the client but need to remote back in while the host is still on the login screen. I know on Windows that services don't actually start until ...
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Adding a virtual monitor to xrdp to allow dual monitors

I have two Linux systems (Server, and client). I am using Remmina on my client to remotely connect to the server which has xrdp (Session: xorg). The server is not connected to any monitor. Everything ...
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Secure RDP from windows to linux on port 3389

I'm looking for ways to access my linux machine (I've got two options, a machine running CentOS7 and a machine running Raspbian (rpi)) from a windows machine at school. I've installed xrdp and ...
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Linux to Windows 10 rdp with local echo cancellation

I am having considerable issues getting audio to and from Linux and Windows over rdp in a sane and rational fashion. It's 2021 so I think it's safe to assume I'm not the only one and there is a ...
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RDP stucked Ctrl key when connecting to Windows

I am connecting to a Windows machine using rdesktop and every time I do I need to press the FN button and the Esc, where I toggle the FN buttons, otherwise when I start typing it acts as I have the ...
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Remmina RDP connection from Bash without encrypting password or creating profiles?

How can I connect to a machine via RDP using Remmina? I understand that I can do: remmina -c "rdp://Administrator@192.168.122.2" But then I have to enter the password which I don't want to ...
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Log when a remote desktop connection is made to my linux machine (xrdp)

I have recently done some port forwarding stuff and opened a port on my network that forwards to port 3389 for remote desktop connections to my linux machine from outside of my local network. I ...
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Key bindings disabled due to conflicts do not work depending on remote vs. local login

I'm using Eclipse 2021-03 on RHEL 8.4 with Gnome 3.32.2. There are the following key bindings by default (found in dconf-editor): switch-to-workspace-up: ['<Super>Page_Up', '<Control><...
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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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Connecting to my session locale session from remote

I'm trying to find the best alternative to use my machine from local and remote "sharing" the same running application (I guess you could say the same x session, but I've not fully grasped ...
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I can't connect to xRDP by enter 127.0.0.1, but I can connect to it by enter "localhost"

I was installed GUI of Kali Linux on WSL. Now when I tried connect it through Remote Desktop Connection, I can’t connect to it by type 127.0.0.1:3390, but I can connect by type localhost:3390. 127.0.0....
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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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Why can't I start KVM when using RDP?

I can run KVM locally fine, but if I connect via RDP (tried via a Windows computer and a chromebook) I get the following error. Could not access KVM kernel module: Permission denied qemu-system-x86_64:...
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Linux: Lookup for an VNC Server that feels like RDP

I'm running a linux server somewhere in the internet. The linux server didn't have a display or keyboard attached. I want to use it as always online linux terminal server. I after some testing, xrdp ...
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RDP from Windows to Linux

Today I wanted to make my RDP from Windows to OpenSuse. After successful setup and configuration I can connect to my RDP but can't make any changes or see any views on OpenSuse desktop. When I login ...
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How does RDP client on Linux work, such as widgets rendering?

I am curious how the widget rendering is implemented in a Linux RDP client, such as Remmina, on a high level. If RDP protocol transmit semantics as much as possible rather than bitmaps, then the ...
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Bash Command to Parse `ps -ef` for XRDP Geometry/Resolutions

The following bash command (run on Ubuntu 18.04) displays the required XRDP information in a table, except for the resolution (geometry) of each XRDP session { echo "user pid Xdisplay port"; ...
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x11 auto updates the screen resolution in remote session

I am running creating a server client session where I am displaying my server which is a linux machine. I am using x11 as my display and video agent. The issue I am facing is, the screen resolution ...
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unable to access ssh at port 4422 on AWS

I have access to a cluster (paramshivay.iitbhu.ac.in) via port 4422 I can easily connect it by regular internet connection but whenever I try it to connect via AWS (either on ubuntu ssh instance or ...
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XRDP won't allow connections automatically on startup (CentOS7)

I've got XRDP installed on two of my CentOS7 machines, on one of them , XRDP works fine and allows connections straight away from when the machine is booted up. However, on the other, I have to boot ...
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Any suggestions for good Remote Desktop apps for connecting CentOS7 to Windows10? [closed]

Any suggestions for good RDP/VNX apps for connecting CentOS7 to Windows10? I'm currently using TigerVNC from my CentOS machine and it's really slow connection... has anyone got any good RDP/VNC or ...
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How do I retain keyboard setup for my xrdp session?

Running RDP on my Win10 box against my Raspbian distro on an R4 with xrdp. My keyboard layout was not corresponding to my Norwegian keyboard. I followed the advice in Save setxkbmap settings? to get ...
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Terminal Copy+Paste not working over RDP+SSH

I am on a Windows machine VPN'ed into an internal network, then RDP'd into my Kubuntu work machine. I can copy+paste into a terminal just fine using Ctrl+Shift C and Ctrl+Shift V. However, when I SSH ...
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How to make Remmina grab all "special" keys with GNOME on Ubuntu 18.04?

Up front, I found this answer and it didn't help (read below). I am using vanilla-gnome-desktop in Ubuntu 18.04 and I have not been able to pass through special keys like Windows (aka Super) to the ...
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Cant Enable audio on through xfreerdp. Remmina works

Guys please help me enabling audio via xfreeRdp. It works for me better then remmina. Only issue I have is audio I can hear remote (Windows 7) PC audio (rg from youtube) on my Linux box only when Im ...
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Why does RDP hit .bash_profile three times?

Is RDP actually invoking three separate sessions when I log in? I connect to a CentOS 7 laptop via RDP from my Win10 desktop. I've noticed that when I do this the personal paths that I have in ....
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xrdp blue screen after login. Kali linux, 2020, CLIENT:windows

Oke so i'm trying to get access to a kali computer from my windows computer. And i've been stuck for a while now. First i was getting this: So after some searching online i altered some setting in ...
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Ubuntu 19.10 login screen changed after XDRP installation

I installed xrdp in Ubuntu Linux as this: sudo apt-get install xrdp It worked fine and I can connect via rdp remote, the big problem is that previously after install xdrp the main login screen when ...
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Multiple chrome instances with one user (remote VM)

I want multiple people to remotely log in on a VM with the same user and use 'individual' Chrome instances. (they don't have access to chrome on their devices) So far I've tried multiple solutions: ...
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How can I access a rdp remote application on linux?

I have a webfeed url for a rdp remote application, served on a remote windows machine. If I was on a windows OS, I could just go to the control panel and there would be an option there (as shown on ...
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Arch Linux Issues with xorgxrdp and xfce4 windows manager

I'm trying to use xrdp to RDP from my windows machine to my linux box(specifically xorg xrdp as mentioned in the Arch Linux wiki for setting up RDP). I'm having an issue with what I believe to be my ...
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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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How to make Google Chrome and work through corporate proxy? Ubuntu LTS 18.04

I'm using RDP Ubuntu LTS 18.04 under corporate proxy. When I'm trying to use google it's doesn't load any web pages: This site can’t be reached www.google.com refused to connect. Try: Checking the ...
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Error connecting to Debian 9 VPS via RDP

I am using A DEBIAN 9 VPS with 1GB RAM and 20GB storage. Soon after I installed it on cloud, I connected to it via PUTTY and there was absolutely no problem. I then upgraded and updated my machine (as ...
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Cannot connect with rdesktop, but can with remmina

I don't understand what can be the reason of an unsuccessful login with rdesktop. After I run the command: rdesktop -u "user" -p "pwd" ip-address it shows me the screen of my remote Windows PC with ...
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Not VNC based solution of a Remote Desktop access to Linux from outside

I want to use Linux at work on my workstation PC but currently I can't. The main reason is lack of useful Remote Desktop access to Linux from outside. By useful Remote Desktop access I mean how it's ...
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XRDP and dynamic screen resolution

I need to connect remotely from a Windows machine to an EXISTING session on a Linux machine. I'm currently using XRDP on the Linux server and mstsc (native RDP client) on the Windows client. The ...
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qemu usb mouse passthrough to windows 10 guest

Trying to passthrough a usb mouse with qemu 2.0 fails however I try it. What I have tried so far: evdev passthrough: -object input-linux,id=mouse,evdev=/dev/input/by-id/usb-...
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Can't connect to remote server using RDP remmina after upgrade

I recently upgraded my Ubuntu to 18.04, and now my Remmina cannot connect to a windows server we use at work. Now I am getting a popup about certificates. It asks if I want to accept the certificate, ...
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How do connect to a Windows NT 4.0 Terminal Server from a Linux machine?

Having recently encountered a very old Windows NT 4.0 terminal server that is still in use, working off-site, and having to do remote support, it has become necessary to use this really old system at ...
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Remote desktop on Debian 9 with cinnamon desktop

I have two machines: 1 - $Clients: dual-boot of Linux Mint 18.2 Cinnamon 64-bit Windows 10 Pro 64-bit on a laptop. 2 - $Server: GNU/Linux Debian 9 Cinnamon 64-bit I would like to connect from $...
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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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How do I fix blackscreen after connecting to xrdp on xfce4 (Kali Linux Rolling)?

I installed xrdp on xfce4 using Kali Linux Rolling distribution. I'm able to successfully connect to rdp service via Microsoft Remote Desktop from my Mac Pro. I am unsure, how would I go about fixing ...
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