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Thread: XRDP Remote Desktop connection for Linux Mint

  1. #1
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    Oct 2010

    XRDP Remote Desktop connection for Linux Mint

    I have been using the Linux Mint and Windows 7 from the past several months in 2 different computers. The problem is the 2 computers are not located in the same place, I means they are not together. The Windows Computer is located in my Home and the Linux Mint system is placed at my office. Now it become very necessitates connecting them together by means of Remote Desktop Connection for the purpose of one big project. Obviously I gazed at VNC foremost, however this attested to be insufficient intended for my requirements. Issues such as an incapability to exhibit filled screen and time-consuming reaction ended VNC an impracticable choice. But I couldnít find any other choice for it. If you have any further option for this please help with one.

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    Feb 2010

    Re: XRDP Remote Desktop connection for Linux Mint

    I have examined No Machine's NX client - moreover although this is an extremely professional wrap up to state the slightest it at rest wasn't fairly what I was following. The Linux segment works enormous, however the windows client once more has problems by way of toggling toward full screen and flipside, making it fewer than attractive intended for my requirements. At last I originated XRDP - a server designed for Linux that permits it to agree to links from Windows Remote Desktop. Appeared to be approximating a faultless fit. It was trouble-free to install, Windows establish it instantaneously and delighted it just be fond of whichever additional remote desktop sitting.

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    Feb 2010

    Re: XRDP Remote Desktop connection for Linux Mint

    The xrdp is a release basis remote desktop protocol (also known as RDP) server. Xrdp make use of Xvnc otherwise X11rdp on the way to administer the X assembly and will exhibit X window desktop toward the client passing through Remote Desktop Protocol. In order to install physically, you may perhaps desire to come across by the side of any website which provides the completer tutorial. I am using the Fedora so I know the steps to configure XRDP in this :
    To install Install xrdp
    # yum install xrdp
    Generate soft link toward startup xrdp routinely lest of reboot
    # ln -s ../init.d/xrdp s99xrdp
    # service xrdp restart
    Organize the firewall by way of System > Administration > Firewall and permit port 3389 (TCP)
    Utilize Remote Desktop Protocol on the way to bond toward the Linux System.

  4. #4
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    Feb 2010

    Re: XRDP Remote Desktop connection for Linux Mint

    In reaction toward the preceding post regarding RDC (Remote Desktop Sharing), like it revolves out, whilst openSUSE contians the remote desktop sharing utilities installed as a result of default. But inside Linux Mint 2.1 system they donít subsist. There you need to install them physically. Using Synaptic I installed each and every one the RDC clients I be acquainted with, as well as only some VPNs. I was capable to check a little an RDC client in addition to it was booming.
    • The mainly wide-ranging (interpret feature-rich) one is: tsclient (terminal server client)
    • The straightforward is: grdesktop (gnome remote client)

    Linux Mint (almost certainly similar to Ubuntu) does permit desktop sharing right of entry to additional computers, despite the fact that Iím not certain whether Ubuntu got a desktop file sharing options as a result of default.

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    Re: XRDP Remote Desktop connection for Linux Mint

    Xrdp is the major server accommodating associations on or after RDP clients. Xrdp encloses the RDP, protection, MCS, ISO, plus TCP layers, a straightforward window manager as well as a small amount of controls. Itís a multi threaded solitary progression server. It is inside this procedure was the innermost organization of the sessions is preserved. Central management comprises shadowing a session plus controlling pop ups headed for clients. Xrdp is managing as a result of the configuration file xrdp.ini. RDP contains 3 protection heights among the RDP server with RDP client. They are Low, average and high.

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    Feb 2010

    Re: XRDP Remote Desktop connection for Linux Mint

    Supported taking place investigate effort by means of the rdesktop scheme, xrdp make use of the remote desktop protocol in the direction of offer a graphical based login toward a remote client. xrdp is capable connect to a VNC server otherwise a different rdp server. Microsoft windows customers are now capable to connect to a computer using xrdp exclusive of installing further software. Following are the commands to install XRDP in Linux MINT.
    # tar -zxvf xrdp-0.4.1.tar.gz
    # cd xrdp-0.4.1
    # make
    # make install
    # cd /usr/local/xrdp
    # cp /etc/init.d/xrdp_control
    # chkconfig --add xrdp_control
    # chkconfig xrdp_control on
    # service xrdp_control start
    # groupadd rdpusers
    # usermod -G rdpusers kittycool

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