Remote Desktop is Microsoft's software that allows a user to access applications and data on a remote computer over a network.

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Enable Remote Desktops Recent Connection List (jump list)

I would like to enable the remote desktop recent connection list. In Windows 7 this is referred to as a "jump list". I seen many Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 Remote Desktop icons work. You can ...
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Setup ubuntu for remote access?

I have a ubuntu machine that is not ideal to work directly on the machine as there is no monitor,mouse, keyboard usually connected to it. So I have VNC on it so I can remote access it from my desk. I ...
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How to setup VNC on linux

Is it possible to have VNC running on ubuntu to share just 1 application running on the desktop instead of the whole desktop? Thank you.
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Difference between vnc and Windows Remote Desktop? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What’s the difference between RDP vs VNC ? It seems to me that Windows Remote Desktop is ridiculously resource hungry and has to load up every window on the remote ...
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Remote Desktop leaves host unresponsive

I have my desktop PC at home set up to accept remote connections, and I often connect to it from work on my laptop via mstsc.exe. However, every time I remote to it, I find when I go home that despite ...
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Looking for Inneroffice Access Tool, Workstation to Workstation

This may be a simple question to answer, and I apologize if it's a duplicate. I looked through the suggestions and nothing jumped out at me as the right answer, so here goes: My office has several ...
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Accesing Mac OS X from Windows: Slow, and not multi-user?

Just a quick question, although I fear I know the answer. I've just got myself a new Mac mini for my living room-TV. Being a newcomer to the "Mac experience", I just assumed a mature, Unix-based OS ...
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Gucacamole behind proxy, refresh issues - How to make proxy flush?

I'm using guacamole (http://guac-dev.org/) to access (parts of) my home computer clientless, on the go. From my work computer (University Network) the screen is however not updating and only shows ...
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Use Remote Desktop on Win7 Logs out the current user

I've done my homework and I everyone says that it's not possible to RDP a remote machine on win7 without logging of the current user, but I read somewhere that this happens IF you try to login to the ...
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Whats the difference between the Remote Desktop Services options on Windows Server 2012?

Whats the difference between the early option when installing Remote Desktop Services compared to explicitly choosing Remote Desktop Services under the Roles section? (All within the Add Roles and ...
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Remote desktop to server through an intermediate computer

I have access to 3 machines: A(Windows 8, on which I am admin), B(Old Ubuntu distro on which I am root), and C (Server running Ubuntu, on which I am NOT root). I need to remote desktop from A to C. ...
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how to publish the GitHub app to remote users of Windows Server 2012?

I think I have an idea what publishing apps to users mean on a Windows Server I administer. (More on that in this wiki, perhaps) However, it seems to work well with apps with exe's in the main ...
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Remote Desktop Graphics Card

So as most people know, when you use RDP to connect to your desktop, it disables the graphics card and uses generic CUDA. I don't want Windows to revert to using CUDA instead of the Graphics Card. I ...
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Not able to ping remote server

I am getting Request Time Out on pinging a remote server. I am on my laptop connected to the this server via Remote Desktop Connection. tried but still not able to ping it. I just want to ellaborate ...
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VPN or Remote Access?

In what circumstances would you setup a VPN instead of just allowing Remote Desktop to a machine in a network?
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Can the “guest” user login via RDP in Windows XP?

Does remote desktop permit the guest user to log in? If so, how do I add the guest user the remote desktop ACL? I've added a password for guest using net user guest *, I just want to permit remote ...
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Remote desktop hangs

I can log in once, use the remote machine ok, and disconnect or logout, but remote desktop login hangs if I try to log in again. The remote computer login process completely hangs. I can't go to it's ...
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Why can't I connect to my Windows 7 via Remote Desktop?

I am unable to connect to my Windows 7 machine via RDP. I also can't ping it. Is there something special I need to configure?