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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Rather than installing Linux on a computer at home, I want to run it “in the cloud” and access it using a web browser [closed]

I've seen others do this, but I don't know how to do it myself. Here's what this would look like: I would have a cheap (ideally free) hosting plan with a cloud provider. I would have Ubuntu, or ...
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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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How to use host peripherials when using VNC as second display

I have a tablet laying around which I want to use as second monitor, on Manjaro. I've sucessfully set the vnc,(Tigervnc) but can't use host mouse and keyboard with the VNC display. According to this, ...
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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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Neither TightVNC nor VNC View is able to connect to remote host

I configured VNC Server on my remote Ubuntu host. netstat -tulp | grep vnc status says I ran vnc on the host (Not all processes could be identified, non-owned process info will not be shown, you ...
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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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Customize configure XPRA HTML5 Webserver Interface

I have a simulation (gazebo) running on a workstation that I would like to make accessible from outside. Therefore I installed xpra and start my simulation with the --bind-tcp option so I can access ...
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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 to access a Mac with “locked-in syndrome”?

On Saturday, the keyboard of my MacBook (running Mojave) suddenly failed (very likely hardware failure), and since then, the situation only deteriorated. For 1.5 days, I could still log into it ...
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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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Run a second X server which shows a part of my main DISPLAY's picture?

I'm using vino (gnome's sharing desktop VNC server) for monitoring my Linux's screen on another device in LAN. Now I'd like to share only the desired part of my screen, not whole screen. As vino ...
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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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What's an alternative to XDMCP that uses TCP instead of UDP so it can be tunneled over SSH?

The problem with forwarding XDMCP over SSH is that it uses UDP, not TCP, and UDP cannot be forwarded over SSH, but something tells me TCP can be forwarded over UDP. https://www.google.com/searchq=%...
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Unable to switch the remote screen served by VNC

I setup a secured VNC link to my Ubuntu 18.04 office computer from home. I'm using unity to work when in the office but installed XFCE on it for access over ssh. I can connect fine over VNC and am ...
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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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Can I remotely connect my office system “PC-A” to another neighbouring office system “PC-B” through mac address?

System description I have two Ubuntu (Mate-flavour) systems in my office "PC-A" and "PC-B". previously(4 days ago) I was able to remotely connect both the PC from home. both are connected with the ...
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RHEL 8.1 - Tiger vnc shows dark screen after connecting

I've followed the instructions shown on the link below to install tigervnc on a Red Hat 8 Enterprise server. https://www.tecmint.com/install-and-configure-vnc-server-in-centos-7/ However, when I ...
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Sharing desktop/network of another computer on LAN

I have a work laptop and a personal desktop, for the foreseeable future I'll be working from home and I would prefer working with a keyboard, mouse and multiple monitors I have on my desktop. The ...
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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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Display a Server Desktop To Remote User

I installed Ubuntu desktop to my AWS server, and it boots successfully. I know this because AWS lets me take an instance screenshot, and it shows the log-in screen of the desktop. The only problem is, ...
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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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How to share audio and video via video-chat software on linux?

Me and my friend are both using Fedoras latest version (at the moment 31) and want to video chat with monitor/sound sharing, so we can watch a movie together. I've tried several options to meet this ...
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does Chrome Remote Desktop support Curtain Mode?

I use Chrome Remote Desktop to access my work machine which runs Linux Mint. It's frustrating that, instead of connecting to my existing desktop session (so I can pick up where I left off), it starts ...
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MATE desktop GUI shows displays only background, unresponsive after waking?

Have been using MATE on CentOS7 (and accessing via Windows RDP Connection Manager) for some time and recently found that after waking the server from sleep, the desktop is blank (only displays the ...
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Are there any Desktop environments that work in the SSH environment? [closed]

Basically I am looking for an ASCII desktop environment, that I can run in the terminal environment, and exit to the terminal. Think the Links2 browser for Ubuntu. Except with the ability of a desktop ...
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How to connect to virt-viewer (remote viewer) from remote client

I just installed a remote viewer virt-viewer on a Fedora based server dnf install virt-viewer but the command used to connect to the viewer from a remote client is spice://(server name or IP ...
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Unable to connect remotely to a Debian server through Remote Desktop/Remmina/VNC from Debian 10

I am trying to connect remotely to a Debian server from my Debian client. However, neither Remmina nor VNC work. In fact, Remmina shows the following information: Reconnection in progress When I try ...
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Centos 7 xrdp allow connection from specific IP's only

I have installed xrdp on a local Centos 7 Server using command: yum install xrdp I have turned off the firewall and i need to keep it turned off. Its working fine and I can connect to the server ...
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How to enable Unattended Access in anydesk, debian 10, openbox, lightdm

Regarding https://support.anydesk.com/Command_Line_Interface#Setting_a_Password I login $ su - and do # echo my_new_password | anydesk.exe --set-password after that I exit/login to standard user ...
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Open 2 windows in 1 window

When doing a presentation, I only have the option of sharing a window or sharing the entire screen. I don't want to share the whole screen because I want to see the speaker's notes on my screen. ...

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