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Have I upgraded a package, and why is there a mismatch of its version shown?

Originally $ xpra --version xpra v3.0.7-r25627 I then upgraded xpra by $ sudo apt install xpra [sudo] password for t: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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xpra: client window shows only part of the screen of the server host

I am running xpra client on a 14" laptop, and xpra server on a 15" laptop. The xpra client window on the 14" laptop shows the screen of the 15" laptop only partially (a part near the bottom and a ...
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Fail to connect to a XPRA server

Why can't I connect to the remote xpra server? t@ocean:/u/l/jvm$ xpra shadow ssh:"onion":0 (xpra:24602): dbind-WARNING **: 21:28:35.326: Couldn't register with accessibility bus: Did not receive a ...
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Shared clipboard between multiple X11 servers (Xephyr, Xpra etc.)

I plan to run potentially dangerous applications (browser, etc.) on a separate X-server, but since each server has its own clipboard, it is impossible to copy the link / text from one window to ...
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How can I access the remote's speaker, microphone and webcam via xpra?

I try to start xpra server on a remote Lubuntu and connect to it by the following command. But I can't access the remote's speaker, microphone and webcam, and they are greyed out in the local's system ...
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sudo apt-get xpra version confusion

I have been trying to get my sysadmin to install xpra on our shared linux environment. Following these instructions, we used apt-get xpra to install a version of Xpra on the machine. xpra --version ...
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Yum won't resolve a lib dependency though it is available/installed?

I am trying to install xpra on CentOS 6.9. Upon yum install xpra, I get: Error: Package: xpra-1.0.12-2.r19800.el6_9.x86_64 (winswitch) Requires: libx264.so.148()(64bit) ...
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Do I need to log into the remote desktop environment first before connecting to it by xpra or VNC?

I connect to a remote Lubuntu PC by: xpra shadow ssh:t@olive:0 When I log out of the remote Lubuntu, the connection of xpra is lost. When I try to connect to a remote Lubuntu which I haven't ...
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Can any (web) application tell that the web browser is accesed from a different host via vnc or apra?

If I access the desktop of a remote Lubuntu 18.04 via vnc or xpra, start a web browser in it, and open some URL to run some web applications in the browser, can any web application tell that I am ...
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Can I lock the screen of a remote computer and still keep it visible to the others on its side, but keep it unlocked to me on my side?

I would like to accessing a remote computer via xpra or vnc or some other desktop sharing way, and on the site of the remote machine , I would like to lock the screen (and optionally make it ...
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VNC versus xpra

I was reading https://security.stackexchange.com/questions/120612/x-windows-security-vnc-and-x-server-vs-xpra. In the following scenarios, what protocols are encapsulated i.e. above what protocols? ...
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Duplicate screen Xorg over network (Xpra ?)

I'm looking for a way to duplicate my desktop on a network. (Something that would work on a web browser client would be amazing.) I tried to use vnc / x11vnc but quality/framerate is too low. (cpu ...
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How to detach from xpra, started from client?

I ran xterm as in example: xpra start ssh/SERVERUSERNAME@SERVERHOSTNAME --start-child=xterm And it worked. Now how to detach from it, to keep it running? If I ctrl-c the running program, it also ...
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xpra: failed to receive anything, not an xpra server?

I am experimenting with xpra. On calculon computer (expecting it will be server) I ran $ xpra start :100 --start=xterm Entering daemon mode; any further errors will be reported to: /run/user/1000/...
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What is the correct format for xpra password files?

I created a username/password combination of the form onetwo:bucklemyshoe, ie the password file contains the single line onetwo|bucklemyshoe Whenever I try to connect the message appears on the ...
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Mapping key using xmodmap changes multiple keys

I am running Ubuntu server 16.04. Not sure if this matters, but I am forwarding the screen to a browser using XPRA. All works reasonably well except for a few pesky key combinations. I am using a GB ...
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How to change DISPLAY of currently running application

I have multiple displays open on a central server. Is it possible to "move" a X-window application that is running on a particular DISPLAY to a different DISPLAY? How can this be done? I'm using xpra ...
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Unable to use xpra: “Authorisation not recognised”

After some trickery that I learned from the answer to this question I, too, managed to install xpra on my Raspberry Pi. I'm able to run graphical applications just fine without xpra, but after I start ...
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Why xpra html5 client don't show client's local printer and regular xpra desktop client does?

I'm using xpra on lubuntu16.04 , I used below command to start xpra xpra start :5007 --start-child=leafpad --html=on --bind-tcp=0.0.0.0:44444 -d printing --encoding=jpeg After starting xpra, when ...
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xpra not working after upgrading debian

Once upon a time, I installed xpra and have been using it without problem. Then my harddrive crashed. I installed a new identical one, and restored a dd image of 6 months ago (before I had installed ...
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How to use xpra like xvfb-run?

xvfb-run allows me to open a display and run a graphical app and when the app finishes xvfb closes too. for example xvfb-run --auto-servernum --server-args="-screen 0, 1920x1080x24" nw script.js is ...
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Build xpra on local directory without root privileges

I am trying to build xpra on local directory without root privileges. The xpra official site says: https://www.xpra.org/trac/wiki/Building Building with distutils For installing into a local ./...
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Xpra server error (error accepting new connection)

I'm having trouble connecting to my xpra server. I've installed Xpra version v0.14.10, on my raspberry pi 2 which running on Raspbian Jessie Distro. I connect to my RPi through putty with X11 ...
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Use sudo as login

I've picked up the habit of using sudo and disallowing root logins. In cases, sudo is integrated with GUI configuration tools that require it. Are there any serious efforts to replace login and ...
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xpra attach failure

After entering the command to attach to an xpra session: xpra attach ssh:SERVERNAME:100 we get this response: connection lost: empty marker in read queue Connection lost What does it mean? We can ...
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Unable to host a server with Xpra, only connect to an existing one

I've downloaded and installed Xpra from their distribution hosted on winswitch. However, when I try to run it on my server I'm getting: This xpra install does not support starting local servers. ...
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Alternatives to xmove, xpra

A bit of background information: I'm dealing with a piece of software that is part of a larger system. Most pieces of the system have a background process that runs continually, and a GUI that can be ...