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2answers
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reliable virtual desktop environment for Amazon EC2 Ubuntu

I have an ubuntu 13.04 instance in the Amazon EC2 Cloud. I am trying to run some java programs on the server that require a GUI desktop environment. I need just 1 desktop instance to connect to via ...
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1answer
11k views

I can't connect to VNC Server (connection refused : error 10061).

I purchased a vps and configured it by using this tutorial (means installed GENOM desktop and VNC server): http://www.time4vps.eu/knowledgebase.php?action=displayarticle&id=41 Then I installed ...
3
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1answer
182 views

RDP or VNC a single application

I'm working at a school and need to put together a solution that allows our students to access certain flash-based websites on their iPads. The existing commercial solutions like Puffin Browser don't ...
2
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1answer
493 views

Remote Access from Windows to Ubuntu Server with mstsc.exe easy-going?

I installed for testing win server 2008 and its really easy to get remote access. Just enable RA with one click and then im able to get access with my win 7 with mstsc.exe - IF I would install a linux ...
2
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1answer
3k views

Login error with Remote Desktop to Ubuntu server

I use Ubuntu Cloud Guest account and install xrdp (sudo apt-get install xrdp) then I use Remote Desktop Connection of Windows to remote it. But on login step I always get this error after I enter ...
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2answers
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Is it possible to install GUI on Ubuntu VPS then do remote desktop from Windows?

I am using Windows 7 and going to purchase a VPS with Ubuntu OS. I used to use VPS with Windows 2008 Enterprise OS and used windows remote desktop to remote the VPS. Now if I switch to Ubuntu VPS can ...
0
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1answer
1k views

How do I enable the GUI and remote desktop on Ubuntu Server 10.11 running on Amazon EC2?

Before everyone clamors "use SSH", this is NOT a server. I've to use the server images because I couldn't find the ubuntu desktop images. The EC2 virtual machine/instance will be used like a shared ...
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4answers
7k views

Sharing a linux desktop server for multiple users: remote desktop or virtualization?

We are a small web software company (~ 10 people). At present, every dev works on his local machine (some windows, some ubuntu) using a local apache. We have a samba share for shared files and central ...
0
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3answers
400 views

Remote application in ubuntu?

I am using ubuntu for development. And I want to test my application on IE. So, instead of remote desktop I want to access IE as remote application from other windows machine. So the other guy whose ...
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3answers
5k views

Best practices for remote GUI access to ubuntu server

I would like to get an overview of available solutions for having a remote GUI access to ubuntu server: -do you recommend installing a basic GUI then administrating over VNC? -is X11 forwarding a good ...
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5answers
5k views

Can not connect remotely to MySQL Server on Ubuntu 10.10

Ok I have searched google for two days trying to get this to work. Here are the steps I have taken so far: Clean install of Ubuntu 10.10 Install mysql 5.1 as well as admin Comment out the bind ...
0
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5answers
6k views

Access VNC on Ubuntu through web browser?

I want to install desktop GUI on my Ubuntu server (for development usage) and then be able to see my remote screen through the web browser with VNC. Is this possible? If so, could you provide me some ...
0
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1answer
2k views

How to use remote desktop on Ubuntu without a X logged in session?

I am able to use remote desktop on my Ubuntu server (with gnome desktop installed) when I also have an active session on the desktop. I would like to be able to remote desktop to this server after I ...
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5answers
3k views

Run a batch file silently, executed at remote desktop login

In our office we are using Linux thin client machines, they work very well except the lack of IE, which is a pain because the corporations we deal with are too stupid to update their web apps (no ...
0
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2answers
690 views

Can I connect to Linux VM from Windows Remote Desktop Connection

I am able to connect to windows VM using Remote Desktop connection. BUt i am not able to connect to linux VM. However if i use VNC software , then i can connect. Can i do some setting in RDC so that ...
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8answers
4k views

Best/Fastest way to access desktop GUI on a remote Ubuntu server

I've been using X11 and Xming, but it's much too laggy for practical use.
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6answers
10k views

Remote-desktop into Ubuntu 9.04 from a Windows PC

My server is Ubuntu 9.04 and I want to 'remote-desktop' into it from my Windows PC. vnc4server is not working even though I confirm that the services are running on the Server PC - 'connection has ...
0
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4answers
609 views

Remote desktop on local display that allows to login

I'm looking for a free solution that runs on Ubuntu and allows to remotely manage an Ubuntu desktop (local display :0), even at the login/gdm phase.. What would you recommend? Many thanks! (For the ...