ParrotSecurity 3.8: Install XRDP for remote desktop server

This article will describe installing XRDP and connecting XRDP server from Windows 10.

1 Install XRDP

Install XRDP and TigerVNC server.

$ sudo apt install -y xrdp tigervnc-standalone-server

Because desktop environment cannot be connected if session type is not Xvnc, change default session type from Xorg to Xvnc.

$ 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

@@ -166,6 +157,15 @@ port=-1


Restart XRDP.

$ sudo systemctl restart xrdp

2 Connect XRDP from Windows 10

Run remote desktop.

Windows start button -> Windows Accesssories -> Remote Desktop Connection

Input FQDN or IP address of XRDP server and connect to XRDP.


Input username and password.


Desktop environment is displayed.