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Remmina is a remote desktop client written in GTK+, released under GNU GPL license.

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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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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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/dev/video permissions Arch Linux (Remmina using FreeRDP)

I am trying to redirect USB through Remmina to an RDP session (FreeRDP on Linux). Access to the usb camera works just fine when I run Remmina as root, which is not an ideal scenario for obvious ...
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Debian sleeps / hibernates only during remote desktop session using remmina [duplicate]

I am running Debian Buster. On my desktop settings/ Power, suspend and hibernate are deactivated. As expected the computer never sleeps/ hibernates. The problem: When working remotely, and the ...
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xrdp_iso_send: trans_write_copy_s failed - Issues rdp from RaspiOS to Arch x86 when using Remmina

I am trying to setup rdp from my rpi 4 with Raspberry pi OS to my laptop running Arch Linux using Remmina. Currently I cannot rdp from my rpi into any Arch machines (there are two) using Remmina. ...
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Poor remote connection performance using Remmina with lowest quality settings

I'm using Pop!_OS 20.04 LTS with GNOME 3.36.8 and want to use a .rdp file using Remmina SNAP Build - 1.4.12 (git 0ad90e24) to connect to a Win10 machine. I only care about performance so I set the ...
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can't use RDP client with VPN on

As soon as I turn on my corporate VPN, remmina looses connection (rdp protocol to a host outside of VPN). Similarly, as soon as I turn off tap0 connection created by VPN, remmina starts working again. ...
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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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How to customize the mouse cursor when over a specific X11 window?

My main system has 1080p displays but I often connect to a 4K laptop via VNC under Remmina. When connected and the mouse pointer is over the Remmina window, the cursor expands in size by a factor of 4 ...
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how can the language for rdp sessions in remmina be set? mine changed to slovenian

My English remmina-rdp connection one day switched to slovenian (i think it switched when it was trying to reconnect to an rdp session more times than the maximum set in the preferences). where can ...
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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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Connecting to linux-server with Remmina RDP gives error: Unable to establish a connection RDP server <server>

I have been trying to connect remotely to the server of my department using Remmina (my OS is Linux). I am able to connect to it via the terminal using SSH (ssh user@ip_adress). As the work I am ...
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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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Remmina works once - after which it needs to be restarted?

As the title says, every time I try to connect (via RDP), Remmina only connects once (and it works for that remainder of the session), but any subsequent attempts of connecting to another or even the ...
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tightvnc on Linux Mint says "could not acquire name on session bus"

I have two linux machines running Linux Mint 19.3. I just install tightvnc server on one of them from apt. On the other I install remmina and remmina vnc plugin. I run vncserver on the host and it ...
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Shutdown PC after remmina connection closed

I'd like my PC to shutdown straight after I close my remmina remote connection. I searched for solutions but remmina itself shows abnormal behavior. someprogram && sudo shutdown -h 0 Running ...
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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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VNC error - only supporting 8, 15, 16 and 24 bpp rdp connections

From an Ubuntu 16.04 system, I am trying to make a remote desktop connection using Remmina Remote Desktop Client version 1.1.2 to a fedora server. I can login, but I get the message VNC error - ...
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Linux Remote Desktop over the internet, Remmina or other free clients?

I'm trying unsuccessfully to remote desktop from a linux mint 18.3 to another linux mint computer over the internet, without messing with the routers settings or manually opening ports, something ...
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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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Remmina can't remote into Windows Server

I'm trying to use Remmina on Ubuntu to remote into one of the servers at my work. However, after entering the connection information in I get the following error: "You requested an H264 GFX mode for ...
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SSH Connection on Remmina using AWS public key

I am trying to login to remmina using the ssh .pub key. but when I try to connect it is asking me to ssh private key passphrase. I do not know what I am doing wrong but here is a debug log. [SSH] ...
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Installing Remmina on Yocto Project

I have a YOCTO image running on ARM based board(ICM 3011). I want to install Remmina (rdp client) on the image. The problem is I don't have apt-get on the image , I don't have any package managers ...
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x11vnc exits reverse connection immediately

I'm using x11vnc for reverse connection, that the help seeking persons only have to click a button (a launcher for a bash one-liner with x11vnc and a DDNS) when I ask them to do so. I stripped down ...
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Can't connect to NoMachine NX Server. Using Remmina

My Setup Client Ubuntu OS Remmina Remote Desktop Client + remmina-plugin-nx Server Arch Bang OS NoMachine for Linux - x86_64 Chose fedora system for install My Userlist [folatt@ArkOS_Dev log]...
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Remmina troubles

Installed remmina and now trying to run it with sudo remmina. But getting this: No protocol specified ** (remmina:9005): WARNING **: Could not open X display No protocol specified Unable to init ...
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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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How can I forward sound over VNC?

I use TightVNC and Remmina Remote Desktop to connect my Raspberry Pi to my Ubuntu laptop over VNC. It works great for the most part, except for the fact that there is no sound. I have googled all ...
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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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Remmina doesn't work with keyboard when connected remotely [duplicate]

In order to bypass firewall/GPO constraint, I want to use Ubuntu as springboard to rdp to a Windows box on the same LAN remotely. I can xrdp to ubuntu via sesman-Xvnc module. I can run remmina from ...
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Is it possible to access a remote computer on a different network using Remmina and Vino and how?

I am using Linux Mint 14. Remmina and Vino is installed on my system. Now I want to access another remote computer (which is in different network and IP is not static). I only want to use VNC. Is ...
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Remmina doesn't eat keys

Unlike rdesktop, when I press ALT + F4 in remmina, it doesn't react in the Windows system, but instead closes the remmina window. Any thoughts?
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