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xRDP/XORG Login fails for other users

Im currently providing a physical ubuntu machine which should be used as a remote machine. I don't have any problems connection to it from a windows machine, but for others user the login mask ends up ...
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Problem with remote connection through RDP or VNC

I would like to re-open this subject, thinking there may have been some progress in the last 4 years. I want a user to be able to open a session on a desktop computer, sometimes locally in the office ...
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Remote Desktop Connection closes almost immediately when trying to connect to Debian via WSL

Hello everyone, I'm facing intermittent issues with accessing my Linux server from a Windows 10 PC using XRDP. Here are the details: Linux Distribution: Debian 12 XRDP Version: 0.9.21 Desktop ...
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How can I Screen Share into Ubuntu remotely after a fresh boot?

I usually use Ubuntu via Screen Share (RDP) in another building and sometimes I need to reboot. But 1st thing after a reboot is a box asking to authorise the keychain/keyring which I can't type into ...
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When using the remote desktop feature of Gnome, is it possible to lock the local screen when a remote session is active?

I'm trying out the RDP functionality of Gnome 45 and I noticed that the local session is not locked automatically when a remote session is active the way it is on Windows. Is it possible to have this ...
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On-Demand Virtual Display as a kmod

I have a usecase where I want to use RDP on an Debian based machine to control it remotely. I want to be able to fully use the onboard GPU to run tasks based on CUDA or anything else. My usecase does ...
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black screen on the second monitor connected trought RDP on Fedora

My linux machine bruno@fedora:/$ cat /etc/os-release NAME="Fedora Linux" VERSION="39 (Workstation Edition)" ID=fedora VERSION_ID=39 VERSION_CODENAME="" PLATFORM_ID="...
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/tmp/.X11-unix: mount point does not exist

I installed Athena OS on WSL. I installed Win-KeX via pacman. Attempting to start Win-KeX is problematic. The mountpoint /tmp/.X11-unixdoes not exist. kex --win -s Starting Win-KeX server (Win) mount:...
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Whats the purpose of SSH Tunneling when anyone can access that server?

Let me explain the scenario that goes in our company. We use VPN. Then, we use Remote Desktop Connection RDP and connect to a server. From that server, we access other remote application servers using ...
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XRDP/VNC not working in Ubuntu 22 container

I'm trying to create a Dockerfile based on Ubuntu 22.10 that has some way of remote access (XRDP/VNC/etc.) I basically installed xfce4 along with xrdp, according to guides on installing it on linux ...
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Recording/capturing/grabbing remote desktop RDP session as video on Linux?

I have just learned about RDP, and have successfully used remmina on my Ubuntu machine to connect to a remote Windows PC. Now, I would like to record that remote desktop session as video from the ...
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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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Remote Desktop Solution for Ubuntu 22.04, Wayland, RDP, and session management

I've been looking for a Remote Desktop solution for Ubuntu 22.04. 'gnome-remote-desktop', Ubuntu 22.04's standard RDP solution, automatically quits when the user logs out and it does not support login ...
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RDP outside of home network

I'm leaving for the rest of year soon, and I'd like to be able to remote desktop from my ubuntu into both a popos and a windows 10 machine using remmina which is installed on both linux computers. I ...
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interpreting xsession-errors log after xrdp disconnection

I am trying to understand why my xrdp drops immediately upon connection. The ~/.xsession-errors log showed this. dbus-update-activation-environment: error: unable to connect to D-Bus: /usr/bin/dbus-...
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WSL2 Kali-Linux Win-KeX Stopped Working Without Root

I have been able to use win-kex for a long time until today. Now I am having an issue where running kex gives me the following error: However, I am able to run sudo kex and it works fine, minus that I ...
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rdp disconnect aftter connect to vpn [duplicate]

I want to connect to the server with rdp and connect to the vpn with the server. Is there a any way in centos to pass a specific port through a specific bridge interface, because whenever I connect to ...
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Unable to connect to rdp on linux from windows Almalinux 8.6

I am trying to connect from RDP(mstsc.exe) from windows machine to my linux machine. I have installed xrdp and can see that the port 3389 is being listened on. But the RDP fails due to(Communication ...
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Port forwarding 3389 into local network safety

I've installed xrdp on a system running centOS7 - this allows me to rdp from any pc on the network using the local ip/hostname. I'm looking to be able to rdp straight into the system from outside of ...
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RDP Timeout Using Libreoffice Impress on Pop!_OS

I am connecting using RDP a raspberry pi 400 to a desktop, both running Pop_OS, the pi running 19.10 and the desktop running 22.04. Everything is fully updated. I am using Remmina to manage the ...
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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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Blank Screen with Microsoft Remote Desktop

I installed Microsoft RDP in my OS X to remotely access Kali machine using XRDP, but I am getting a 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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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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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://[email protected]" But then I have to enter the password which I don't want to ...
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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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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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