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Connecting to Remote Desktop using Ubuntu

  1. Open the ‘Remote Desktop’ settings: System -> Preferences -> Remote Desktop
    • *If this option is not available, install VINO.
  2. Open Terminal type vinagre <Machine’s IP Address>:5900

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  3. Login with password you created in setup and click ‘Authenticate’

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  4. You should now be connected to your desktop.

Getting Help

If you require any help with installing and connecting your AnyConnect VPN client, contact the WSU Front Facing Service at 509-335-HELP (4357), or send an email to