Lubuntu Via Remote Desktop

Thomas Johannes Matthias Kühner tjm at
Tue May 13 21:53:55 UTC 2014

Why don't you make use of Teamviewer?

Am 13.05.2014 23:47, schrieb Andre Rodovalho:
> I'm using *x11vnc*... It's quite simple, you can activate when needed or
> make a simples script to run on startup. I also use *vncserver*, it is a
> little hard to setup, and you will probably connect to a different
> display, so, on the case to assist an user, it is not good!
> 2014-05-13 15:43 GMT-03:00 John Hupp <lubuntu at
> <mailto:lubuntu at>>:
>     On 5/13/2014 2:30 PM, John Hupp wrote:
>>     On 5/13/2014 8:57 AM, Chuck Boecking wrote:
>>>     Hi Everyone,
>>>     What is the best way to connect to lubuntu remotely from multiple
>>>     devices (computer, tablet, etc..)? I am _not_ referring to
>>>     connecting simultaneously. I just need access to the remote
>>>     desktop from what ever device I am using.
>>>     I have become a big fan of lubuntu in the last year. Mainly
>>>     because I can use it with xrdp to manage remote servers and
>>>     perform remote development. When not connected, xrdp+lubuntu
>>>     leaves virtually no traces in memory or CPU. Another benefit is
>>>     that remote desktop exists for almost any client.
>>>     As you are probably aware ubuntu 13+ breaks xrdp+lubuntu. When
>>>     you try to log in, you get a gray screen. There are many people
>>>     posting solutions that prescribe leaving lubuntu to go to xfce4.
>>>     Here are more details
>>>     <>. I
>>>     believe the issue is with xrdp (not lubuntu).
>>>     I am hoping you guys can help me find a better remote
>>>     connectivity option. Please let me know what works best for you.
>>>     Thank you for your consideration and regards,
>>>     Chuck Boecking
>>>     512.850.6068 <tel:512.850.6068> (office and cell)
>>>     chuck at <mailto:chuck at>
>>>     chuck.boecking (skype)
>>     I'm currently using Google Chrome Remote Assistance, which so far
>>     is the best compromise I've seen for a situation where a set of
>>     known devices are accessed regularly (as opposed to one-off
>>     connections).  I'm using it with laptops/desktops running Lubuntu
>>     and Windows.  I don't know about tablet support.
>>     It's not as good as Chrome Remote Desktop (which is not offered on
>>     Linux), in that it requires the user to start the host program
>>     (which can be a bookmark in Chrome, or a desktop shortcut), issue
>>     an invitation, and give you an access code.
>>     But the performance is better than any VNC-based solution I know
>>     of, and I don't have to set up and run some sort of an access server.
>>     In the past I have used Intel Mesh, which doesn't require user
>>     intervention on the host machine, but I have not been able to get
>>     it working under Lubuntu 14.04.
>     I should have added that I was looking for a solution that was free
>     even for business usage.  For cases that are personal-use only or
>     where there is a budget for it, TeamViewer works VERY well.
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