Questions tagged [remote-desktop]

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 desktop questions or if no specific tag for the remote desktop application or protocol in question is available.

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CapsLock and NumLock behavior in FastX

I am connecting to a remote linux XFCE session from Windows through FastX. Whenever I press, mainly by accident, Capslock or NumLock inside the XFCE session it somehow prevents me from typing numbers ...
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Securely Forward Service on Private Network to Client on Another Private Network

I have two computers on private networks and a VPS, all running Linux. I would like to be able to make a secure tunnel between the two computers so that one can securely access services hosted by the ...
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Shutdown/Restart a pc that has fedora36 via XRDP

I am repurposing an old desktop and installed fedora 36 kde version. I installed XRDP and it is working well for me. The only problem I am having is that when I try to restart or shutdown that pc ...
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RDP client for Linux/Unix with remoteApp support

Is there a RDP client that is capable of working with published remote apps. Analogously to what MS Remote desktop for macOS is doing? The goal, when the program is launched, is to show the user the ...
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Installing chrome remote desktop on linux mint

Hello I am running Linux mint 20.3 Cinnamon edition on my host machine and am having an issue installing chrome remote desktop. I'm on the remote desktop page and after clicking the download button I ...
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Container: Failing to start mutter (as headless wayland compositor with a gnome session)

What I'd like to do is have a container (OCI container, preferably) that works without a host session manager interface exposed "into" it, and runs a wayland compositor has a >= gnome40 ...
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Sudo password dialogue not showing up for some apps over XRDP

It happens in both Ubuntu 22.04 and Manjaro (Gnome). If I install XRDP on it and connect to it via XRDP, for some apps the sudo password dialogue is working, and for some other apps, it does not work. ...
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blank window with XDMCP between linux and unix

I have a Digital Unix 4.0 emulation running without a display (FreeAXP). I have an X app (Open Genera 2) on this host that I would like to use. I managed to configure both Unix and Linux and I can do ...
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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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HP ZCentral Remote Boost Opening Session for Users with Expired Password

I am using HP ZCentral Remote Boost Version 20.1.2.8161 on RHEL 7.9. Current behavior: When an LDAP user (free IPA) with an expired password authenticates (using their expired password) via the HP ...
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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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Install teamviewer for debian 9 cli only

Until now I used zerotier in order to reach a remote linux debian 9 machine that is a sort of vpn service, it assign you virtual router and you can add machines to it. Something got really strange ...
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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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remote gui support

On Linux, is there any possible solution for remote GUI support? It must work on gnome3. Currently, I have X11VNC with gnome2 which runs as service. This has VNC sharing a user's physical desktop. ...
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Faster alternative to vnc

I have a vnc server running on a macbook (the default one in sharing settings). I'm connecting to it using a linux computer on the same local network. It works but the performance is abysmal (2-5fps), ...
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Ufw allow app: ERROR: Need 'from' or 'to' with 'app'

I am using Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS, although this question is probably not specific to Ubuntu but to any system using ufw. I am setting up a rule for VNC vino connections. I meant to do that via a ...
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Login Failed For Display 0 (Logging in Remotely Using Windows Remote Desktop Connection)

Let me start by saying I'm brand new to Linux and I followed the steps here to install an ubuntu server gui. I then tried to connect using Remote Desktop Connection with the same settings that I was ...
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Connection from Remote Desktop WIN10 to work station UBUNTU20.04

I would like to connect to a work station with Ubuntu 20.04 (private ip) using the remote desktop present in win10. I tested meny tutorial present in internet, without success. I would like ask: there ...
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How to source /etc/profile for Remote Desktop Sessions

I want to set up a server with some functions and aliases available for all users. I set these up initially in a file in /etc/profile.d and everything was working fine both from: SSH Local desktop (...
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How to find out a process name for an application, when desktop application uses a different name in the taskbar?

Usually a desktop application uses a similar name in the taskbar, that it uses in the ps output. For example, Evolution mail client can be started from a command-line as evolution. But some ...
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How to fix "Dummy Output" device and enable sound to be played on a Linux machine when remotely connected to it (xrdp) from a Windows 10 client?

When I remote connect from Windows 10 (using the default Windows RDP client) to my Linux Mint 20.1 remote machine (running xrdp), I would like to be able to play sound on the remote machine. However, ...
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How to restart Anydesk every time I restart the PC using FreeBSD

Actually I'm using Anydesk on freebsd 13R to allows access to some coworkers. I have two problems to fix with FreeBSD and Anydesk : Anydesk server closes when the remote user closes the client ...
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LSPCI detects two 3D display vga

I'm running debian 11 (Bullseye) with AMD CPU (without iGPU) + NVIDIA GT1030. Initially the debian did not recognize the gpu driver (which is just my guess) because the screen was all black until I ...
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Unable to connect to an existing X session w/ Nomachine

I've used Nomachine for years to connect my 2 Linux laptops. The client machine A has always connected to an existing X session in the server machine B displaying it in both A and B. However, lately ...
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How can I set up x11vnc to start on boot, with lightdm?

I have an X server all configured and running with LightDM and GNOME desktop. I have x11vnc installed to access the X server. I open a terminal in GNOME and run x11vnc. This gives me VNC access to the ...
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Debian 9.13 Vino remote desktop gets black screen when machine boot with no monitor connected

I was running debian 9.13 with gnome GUI on a x86 (atom E3950) computer. If I connect the machine with a HDMI monitor, and try to access its remote desktop vino-server, everything is ok. but if the ...
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Raspberry Pi remote desktop gateway tunnel

For a university project, I have to remotely work on a raspberry pi. Currently, I connect to it via ssh in the terminal: Win Home PC --ssh--> uni-gateway-domain.com --ssh--> Pi. Now, I want to ...
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Why can't I connect to my remote desktop with rdesktop command?

I can connect remote desktop in remmina with RDP protocol. It encounters an error when I connect to the remote desktop with rdesktop command: rdesktop 192.168.31.21 Invalid MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1 ...
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when connecting to remote desktop connection using kali linux my computer doesnt allow me to connect but xrdp works fine

When connecting Kali to a remote desktop connection it connects but when I use remote desktop connection on windows 10 I get an error saying I cannot establish a connection. does anyone know what the ...
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I can not copy or paste in Debian Remote Desktop Viewer

I can not copy or paste in Debian Remote Desktop Viewer i have tried all the possible combination written in literature, Ctrl+C, Ctrl+v, right click, shift+right/left click, wheel click, almost ...
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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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How do I share the same copy/paste clipboard between Centos and Vinagre Remote Desktop Viewer?

I am using Centos 8 and I am using the Vinagre Remote Desktop Viewer to access Windows 10 computer. Is there a way for me to share the copy/paste clipboard between the two? So I can just copy text,...
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RemoteControl on Samba AD?

I have an AD/DC, running on Zentyal 6.1 (wich is a web service of Samba 4.11 running on 18 iirc). But here is the thing: I have some users (we are on the same network, I can even reach them via ping, ...
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Forward audio from Linux to Windows

For example, how do I forward audio from a Ubuntu guest (in Hyper-V) to the Hyper-V host, considering Hyper-V doesn't virtualize audio hardware? There is no pulse client for Windows 10 as far as I ...
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One monitor, 2 boxes - want to do remote login and X from one to the other, how?

So I have a laptop, an older box, and one monitor. The former has some work stuff which is sensitive, I want to use the other one for anything web browsing etc. Both run linux (manjaro the first, pop-...
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debian 10 / lxde / tight vnc - copy paste from windows in both directions not working

We are moving from windows server to debian 10, we need a gui for a while until we transition to full command line. we need to vnc (lxde gui) into the debian server and be able to copy and paste files ...
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Can XDMCP be encrypted with RSA or AES? Can XDMCP be forwarded over SSL or TLS?

I know XDMCP cannot be forwarded over SSH because XDMCP uses UDP and SSH uses TCP. Can XDMCP be forwarded over SSL or TLS instead? XDMCP is not encrypted by default. Can AES or RSA be added to XDMCP ...
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How to make Ubuntu Desktop 18.04 accessible from the outside?

I have installed Ubuntu Desktop 18.04 on my parents computer but want to be able to administrate it from the outside (install updates, fix issues etc). I need access to the main desktop (:0), not ...
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how to start display server?

I was trying to install nvidia driver from the official nvidia.com sit on a server I was fowlling the installation and in order to complete the installation I should have done the below command where ...
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French localization in xfce4.12 for Ubuntu 18.04

I'm trying to get an xfce4 (version 4.12) French environment up and running with a "headless" vnc session courtesy of this docker image. If I use the original word for word and just install ...
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Single mouse click turns into drag and drop when connecting to remote devices

On Ubuntu 20.04, I have a strange problem which is that regular mouse clicks turn into press and hold, drag and drop icon events when connected to a remote mobile device. The strange thing is that ...
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Using Remote Desktop on my private VM, I enter another existing session than the previous one, depending on... my screen resolution?

At work, we are developing programs, each developer having his own private VM under CentOS. I disconnect my session at the end of the day, then the next morning I start Remote Desktop under Windows ...
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How to feed my webcam's input to a machine I SSHed into?

I am working on a Machine Learning model that works on video data. I made this model on an AWS EC2 instance with GPU that I SSHed into. And as part of testing it, I would like to test it with live ...
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How do I view only one display at a time, connecting to a two-display system via X2go?

I have a Linux Mint 20 box at work that I want to connect to via X2go. I want to be able to pick up my work where I left off, so I want to access the current desktop, not start a new X session. The ...
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How to transfer file from remote server to local machine over VPN?

I can transfer files from local to server and vice versa using scp from local machine, but my connection speed is slow on local machine and i want to use connection speed of server to transfer file ...
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Why can't I remote access machines on my router via internet [SSH and even tried RDP]?

this is my first post on here so constructive criticism is appreciated. target machine uname -a (the NAS itself): Linux nas 4.19.0-9-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.19.118-2+deb10u1 (2020-06-07) x86_64 GNU/...
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Gnome Tweak Tool settings not effective on RDP sessions (xfreerdp)

My local machine is a Dell XPS running Ubuntu 18.04. I remap ctrl and caps via the Gnome Tweak Tool (Keyboard & Mouse -> Additional Layout Options -> Ctrl Position -> Swap Ctrl and Caps ...
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Enable Gnome Screen Sharing via Commandline?

I set up a automated kickstart-installation for a "digital-signage-client" based on Fedora 30 (soon 32), now I want to add the enabling of the "Gnome Screen Sharing" to the installation to be able to ...
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Remote Dekstop software on Linux that could be installed without root?

Is there any remote desktop software(like x2go, nomachine) that can be installed without root permissions? Thank you.
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Initiate a new (X11) desktop session on a remote host

I would like to start a new Xorg server on a remote host. At first, I tought this would be as easy as it is on the local host: $ xinit /usr/bin/startxfce4 -- :4 On a local host, this command typed ...
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