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xfreerdp is an X11 Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) client which is part of the FreeRDP project.

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How to launch 3+ instances of freerdp for 3 windows VMs from single centos

I have 3 or more windows machines, those I can connect from centos individually using below command xfreerdp /u:username /p:password /v:hostname but what I want is to connect them in parallel, using ...
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Store Username and Password securely for xfreerdp

I am xfreerdp to login to my other pcs. I am storing the connection on bash file, xfreerdp /multimon /u:{username} /v:{ip:port} /p:{password} -d:{domain} /f /floatbar /multitransport /network:auto ...
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Multiple monitors with xfreerdp and Xvfb

I am trying to start an X server with multiple screens on a single Xvfb like this: Xvfb :50 -screen 0 1792x1120x24 -screen 1 1792x1120x24 and start an RDP connection which will use those two screens: ...
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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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freerdp with alternative keyboardlayout

Connecting to a Windows server from linux host only allows keyboardlayout from remote machine. My setup: Local Machine: Centos 7, Keyboardlayout: Neo2 Remote Machine: Windows Server 2016, Installed ...
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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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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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Freerdp mouse cursor changes its shape to X on the margins

I'm running xfreerdp on an arm64. The package version is 2.0.0~git20190204.1.2693389a+dfsg1-2~bpo10+1. Sometimes when I run an xfreerdp instance and then move the mouse cursor to the margins of the ...
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xfreerdp multiple screens don't work

I have dual monitor setup. I can't get xfreerdp to launch full screen on both monitors. $ xfreerdp /monitor-list * [0] 1920x1080 +0+0 [1] 1920x1080 +1920+0 xfreerdp /multimon - ...
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USB/Smartcard rdp Passthrough

Im trying to get the USB/Smartcard (Datev Smartcard Reader) redirected to my Windows Server 2019 Remote Desktop Service from my Fedora 31 machine. I tried rdesktop and xfreerdp but none of them are ...
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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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Launch a GUI app on Linux Core (without desktop)

Is it possible to launch a GUI app (like XFreeRDP) on a Linux without having to load the whole desktop ? The goal is to have thin clients with Linux launching XFreeRDP uppon boot
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Using xfreerdp to connect to Remote Desktop Gateway Server

I am trying to use Remote Desktop connection on Linux. After some research, it seems that xfreerdp can do what I need. The basic usage example provided by that tool is: xfreerdp /u:CONTOSO\\JohnDoe /...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Freerdp smartcard problem

We use Ubuntu 16.04 and we must run e-sign card on Windows Server 2012 Terminal Server. I installed libccid, libusb-0.1-4, pcscd, libpcsclite1 packages, and I see device of lsusb output. Bus 001 ...
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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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xfreerdp microphone forwarding, but Windows says “No audio devices are installed”

I'm using xfreerdp to connect to Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard as a regular user. I need to use participate in a telecon using Skype for Business. Therefore, I need to forward both audio and ...
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xfreerdp (sometimes) doesn't connect for various reasons

I run my workstation on Linux Mint 17.2. I have a Windows 2012 server VM I connect to when I need to do windows work. I use the following script: xfreerdp +clipboard /u:<username> /p:<...
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xfreerdp not connect to server with different RDP port!

I have changed default RDP port on server from 3389 to 1687. Here is the command I'm trying to connect : xfreerdp /u:administrator /v:177.8.130.250 /p:1687 /size:1280x700 But it returns this error :...
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Set a program or bash as default program for *.rdp files

I have a xfreerdp connection file like: xfreerdp /v:10.1.60.151 -sec-nla /cert-ignore The file name is test.rdp and I can run it with the command bash test.rdp But I need to run this file from GUI ...
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Enable audio on remote Windows computer through xfreerdp

I'm using xfreerdp to login to a windows machine (runnning windos 7 64bit) on my desk next to my linux machine (running RHEL7). Normally I use: xfreerdp -k uk -g 1280x950 --no-nla --plugin cliprdr ...
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Configure xfreerdp to always pass some options

I need to configure xfreerdp to be set as 15 bpp every time is launched, without the need of use the # xfreerdp --sec rdp -a 15 --no-bmp-cache srvaddr Opening the config.txt of xfreerdp, shows me ...
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How to log into remote windows desktop server from linux mint?

I need access a remote windows machine which I don't have any privilege on. The machine runs windows server 12R2, and the sys admin tells me that the RDP protocol there is the latest one. I tried to ...
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How can I start xfreerdp on localhost?

I've installed Kali sana on my Android tablet -lenovo a5500-hv- using Linux deploy and I use either vnc or xrdp to connect it to my Android and have ability to use GUI. But they don't support audio ...
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Is it possible to run FreeRDP without a display for running scripts?

I am working in a very strict enviroment where I only have access to a remote computer via RDP and it is impossible for me to enable SSH or SFTP etc on the other computer. I CAN connect to the ...
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How to start freerdp fullscreen on second monitor

when I log in to a Windows Computer with xfreerdp -v computer -u user --workarea -f the full screen window always appears on the first of my two monitors. Is it possible to tell freerdp to start on ...
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ePass2003Auto Integration in Linux

I am trying to integrate ePass2003Auto USB token in Ubuntu-14.04, so that I can pass this device for xfreerdp connection. I followed gooze instructions for ePass2003 token. But when I execute these ...
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Why does xfreerdp say "connected" three times every time?

Every time I use xfreerdp on Mint 17 to connect to a Windows Server 2003 box, it gives the successful "connected" line identically three times before launching the window: $ xfreerdp (...
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Example xfreerdp usage with clipboard plugin

FreeRDP 1.0.2 has an updated their parameter syntax for "better interoperability with Windows." I had a problem using the old syntax where the clipboard plugin only worked the first time I pasted, ...
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