Installing GNOME Desktop GUI and xRDP on Ubuntu 18.04



This video is going to show how to install GNOME desktop GUI and xRDP to Azure Ubuntu 18.04 VM.
 
There are many desktop GUI alternatives which you can install and use in Ubuntu. This video is using GNOME (sudo apt install ubuntu-gnome-desktop) and xRDP as an example to show how to install this kind of desktop GUI in Ubuntu.

Related post: https://blog.51sec.org/2020/03/connect-to-gnome-desktop-environment.html
 
Commands for Ubuntu:
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo apt-get install ubuntu-gnome-desktop
sudo apt-get install -y xrdp
sudo sed -i ‘s/allowed_users=console/allowed_users=anybody/’ /etc/X11/Xwrapper.config
sudo nano /etc/polkit-1/localauthority.conf.d/02-allow-colord.conf

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polkit.addRule(function(action, subject) {
if ((action.id == “org.freedesktop.color-manager.create-device” ||
action.id == “org.freedesktop.color-manager.create-profile” ||
action.id == “org.freedesktop.color-manager.delete-device” ||
action.id == “org.freedesktop.color-manager.delete-profile” ||
action.id == “org.freedesktop.color-manager.modify-device” ||
action.id == “org.freedesktop.color-manager.modify-profile”) &&
subject.isInGroup(“{group}”)) {
return polkit.Result.YES;
}
});
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sudo apt-get install gnome-tweak-tool -y

Other related videos:
Install / Configure VNC Server and XFCE GUI on CentOS7 – https://youtu.be/NLH-v-95tSY
Install xRDP and Remote RDP into CentOS 7 – https://youtu.be/exSq8eMzW0c
Windows RDP Client through SSH Tunnel to Remote Linux xRDP Server with Putty – https://youtu.be/gjw7gGwAsr8
Installing GNOME Desktop GUI and xRDP on Ubuntu 18.04 -https://youtu.be/G7uU1234tZ4

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Commands for CentOS:

Blog post: https://blog.51sec.org/2020/03/connect-to-gnome-desktop-environment.html

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Devin BARTON

Devin BARTON

I am an avid Linux lover and open source enthusiast. I use Ubuntu and believe in sharing knowledge. Apart from Linux, I love classic detective mysteries.

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