xrdp is a free and open-source implementation of the Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) which allows you to graphically control a remote system. It will accept the connections from various Remote Desktop clients such as rdesktop, FreeRDP NeutrinoRDP and Microsoft Remote Desktop Client (for Windows, macOS, iOS and Android). This post explains to install and configure xrdp on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Desktop.
1. Running instance of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Desktop with GUI
How to install GNOME GUI (Graphical User Interface) on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Server
2. Internet access to download required packages
3. root or sudo privileges
Let’s get started!
Allow only from specific IP Address or range:
$ sudo ufw allow from 192.168.56.0/24 to any port 3389
Type IP Address of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Desktop and click on ‘Connect’ button.
It should open RDP connection, fill up with the username and password of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS desktop to connect.
Create user and set password if the user doesn’t exist with following command.
$ sudo adduser teclues
You are now remotely connected to Ubuntu 20.04 LTS desktop from Windows machine.
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