Ubuntu 17.10: Connect to Cinnamon desktop environment via XRDP

Table of Contents

1 Install Cinnamon desktop environment

Install Cinnamon desktop environment with this.

2 Install XRDP

Install XRDP. And change Xvnc to default session type because Xorg causes connection error.

$ sudo apt install -y xrdp$ cd /etc/xrdp/$ cat <<EOF | sudo patch -p1— a/xrdp.ini 2017-06-19 14:05:53.290490260 +0900+++ b/xrdp.ini 2017-06-19 14:11:17.788557402 +0900@@ -147,15 +147,6 @@ tcutils=true ; Session types ;-[Xorg]-name=Xorg-lib=libxup.so-username=ask-password=ask-ip= [Xvnc] name=Xvnc lib=libvnc.so@@ -166,6 +157,15 @@ port=-1 #xserverbpp=24 #delay_ms=2000+[Xorg]+name=Xorg+lib=libxup.so+username=ask+password=ask+ip= [console] name=console lib=libvnc.soEOF$ sudo systemctl enable xrdp$ sudo systemctl restart xrdp

3 Install TigerVNC

$ sudo apt install -y tigervnc-standalone-server

4 Create ~/.xsession

Create .xsession in home directory of user to be connected.

$ echo “cinnamon-session” > ~/.xsession

5 Connect to Cinnamon desktop environment via XRDP

The rdesktop connection is as the following.


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