Install MATE desktop with xrdp on Ubuntu Server

Login to ubuntu server using SSH and run the following command to install MATE desktop environment

Create a normal user. We will use this user to login to XRDP desktop.

You can change user name “desktop” to any other username you need. Make the user super user

Switch to desktop user

Create .xsession file

Exit back to user root

Install xrdp package

Create file

with following content

Restart xrdp

Now you should be able to connect to remote ubuntu server using RDP.

back to xrdp

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