can't remotely control ubuntu 18 after a reboot until i log in on the physical server

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Posted by
Photon

can't remotely control ubuntu 18 after a reboot until i log in on the physical server

pretty much the topic. as soon as i log in I am able to teamviewer into the box.

 

i ssh'd in and saw it was started / etc  and it shows up in my list of machine to log into.

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Posted by
Photon

Re: can't remotely control ubuntu 18 after a reboot until i log in on the physical server

Happens to me too. After each restart in Ubuntu 18,.04.1 TeamViewer 13.2.26559 hangs connecting, after manually logging in in the remote computer, It connects but freeze the screen after few seconds. So far the only solution is to restart the TeamViewer service via SSH:

systemctl restart teamviewerd

Already tried reinstalling TeamViewer with no success...

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Posted by
Electron

Re: can't remotely control ubuntu 18 after a reboot until i log in on the physical server

Same issue here.  It shows the computer as online after a remote restart, but then I still cannot connect (just fails with no error message) until I log in locally.  After that I can connect remotely and everything works fine.  The target computer is running Ubuntu 18 and TeamViewer 14 (start with system is checked).

 

Edit: see bobgutierrez's answer here: https://community.teamviewer.com/t5/Linux/Teamviewer-13-not-connecting-in-Ubuntu-18-04-Login-Screen/...

It says:

sudo gedit /etc/gdm3/custom.conf

Uncomment this line in custom.conf file:

WaylandEnable=false

and Reboot.

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Posted by
Henagon

Re: can't remotely control ubuntu 18 after a reboot until i log in on the physical server


@JamesKCS wrote:

Same issue here.  It shows the computer as online after a remote restart, but then I still cannot connect (just fails with no error message) until I log in locally.  After that I can connect remotely and everything works fine.  The target computer is running Ubuntu 18 and TeamViewer 14 (start with system is checked).

 

Edit: see bobgutierrez's answer here: https://community.teamviewer.com/t5/Linux/Teamviewer-13-not-connecting-in-Ubuntu-18-04-Login-Screen/...

It says:

sudo gedit /etc/gdm3/custom.conf

Uncomment this line in custom.conf file:

WaylandEnable=false

and Reboot.


Thanks @JamesKCS 

Worked for me on Ubuntu 20.04 with TeamViewer 15.3

Posted by
Photon

Re: can't remotely control ubuntu 18 after a reboot until i log in on the physical server

This worked for me on 

Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS
Release: 18.04
Codename: bionic