This post will be extremely short.
We have uploaded a video where we quickly perform the installation of the xrdp on a fresh Ubuntu 14.10. We have not configured anything on the ubuntu machine. We wanted to demonstrate that we have indeed performed a standard installation using the ubuntu xrdp package and that we have now the capability to reconnect to an existing session with no tweaks or configuration changes. This is really a welcome change.
We also wanted to demonstrate using this video a quick step by step installation and configuration of the xrdp. If you follow the steps in the video (or if you use the different posts about xrdp – you should check the latest one located at XRDP – Reconnect to existing sessions made easier – New xrdp package on Ubuntu repository) , you should be good to go and not have any issues while connecting to ubuntu using your remote desktop client.
In this video, we are performing the following actions :
- get updates (if any)
- Install the mate-desktop interface
- install the xrdp package
- create the .xsession file and append the information about which desktop environment to use (i.e. mate-session)
- we connect to the ubuntu machine. We open some applications
- we disconnect from the ubuntu machine
- We reconnect and bam, we have access to our existing session
PS : In the video, we do not show how to configure the xrdp keyboard layout ! see links below for more information
This is it for today ! Enjoy the video !
If you need more info about xrdp, check these posts and links on my blog ( www.c-nergy.be/blog (or blog.c-nergy.be))
How to install xrdp based on your Ubuntu Distribution posts !
- Remote Desktop Connection against Ubuntu 10.10
- How to use Remote Desktop connection against Ubuntu 12.04
- How to remote desktop into ubuntu 12.10 using xRDP
- How to customize xrdp install & login screen on Ubuntu 12.10 – Part I
- How to customize xrdp installation on Ubuntu 12.10 – Part II
- How to customize xrdp login screen on Ubuntu 12.10 – Part III
- How to install xrdp in Ubuntu 13.04
- Ubuntu 13.10 – How to install xrdp in Ubuntu 13.10
- Ubuntu 14.04 – How to install xrdp in Ubuntu 14.04
- xRDP – How to perform a Custom installation on Ubuntu 14.10
- Ubuntu 14.10 – How to install XRDP and have it working
- XRDP – Reconnect to existing sessions made easier – New xrdp package on Ubuntu repository
We have also explained how you could reconnect to an existing session, using different methods. if you are using the latest xrdp package (0.6.1-1), you do not need to perform additional configuration to have reconnection working. it's included in the package.
- Xrdp Tip – How to reconnect to the “same” remote session - Up to Ubuntu 13.10 (see below for Ubuntu 14.04)
- Xrdp Tip : How to reconnect to the existing session while using the xrdp package from Ubuntu Repository
- Ubuntu 14.04 – How to install xrdp in Ubuntu 14.04 - Check Section Reconnecting to existing session
- Ubuntu 14.04 – Perform a custom XRDP Install (using X11VNC)
Some posts about installing alternative desktop interface
- Ubuntu 14.04 – LXDE Desktop Alternative for XRDP
- Ubuntu 14.04 – Gnome Classic alike Desktop for XRDP : MATE-Desktop
- Ubuntu 14.04 – How to install xrdp in Ubuntu 14.04 - XFCE Desktop
- Ubuntu 14.10 – How to install XRDP and have it working (xfce,lxde,mate-desktop)
One post about how fixing your xrdp keyboard layout when you have special charaters in it
Other Topics about remote connection to Ubuntu (coming soon)
- Ubuntu 14.10 – Configure your sytem to have x11vnc running at startup
- Ubuntu 14.10 – Connect to Unity Interface via Web vnc viewer client (NoVNC)
- XRDP – How to connect to console or how to connect to Unity Desktop