Windows Group Policy

xrdp in Fedora 20


$ yum install xrdp
$ systemctl enable xrdp.service
$ systemctl start xrdp.service
$ systemctl enable xrdp-sesman.service
$ systemctl start xrdp-sesman.service


Enable remote desktop on fedora 20 kde

$ netstat -4anp
Active Internet connections (servers and established)
Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address           Foreign Address         State       PID/Program name      
tcp        0      0*               LISTEN      9266/xrdp-sesman
tcp        0      0  *               LISTEN      9265/xrdp

$ firewall-cmd --zone=public --add-port=3389/tcp --permanent
$ firewall-cmd --zone=public --add-port=3350/tcp --permanent


Fedora, xrdp, and xfce

$ vi /etc/sysconfig/desktop

False positive?
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xrdp_mm_process_login_response: login failed

Start xrdp in shell

$ /usr/sbin/xrdp --nodaemon
local keymap file for 0x0807 found and dosen't match built in keymap, using local keymap file

$ /usr/sbin/xrdp-sesman --nodaemon
[20150811-17:09:02] [CORE ] starting sesman with pid 9266
[20150811-17:09:02] [INFO ] listening...
[20150811-17:10:53] [INFO ] scp thread on sck 7 started successfully
pam_authenticate failed: Authentication failure

$ cp /home/andreas/Downloads/km-0807.ini /etc/xrdp

Restart both!

[20150811-17:23:10] [INFO ] listening...
[20150811-17:23:22] [INFO ] scp thread on sck 7 started successfully
[20150811-17:23:22] [INFO ] ++ created session (access granted): username andreas, ip - socket: 7
[20150811-17:23:22] [INFO ] starting Xvnc session...

$ /usr/sbin/xrdp --nodaemon

$ /usr/sbin/xrdp-sesman --nodaemon
Xvnc TigerVNC 1.3.0 - built Mar 19 2014 17:10:53
Copyright (C) 1999-2011 TigerVNC Team and many others (see README.txt)
See for information on TigerVNC.
Underlying X server release 11404000, The X.Org Foundation

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False positive?
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Exchangeable Image File Format (EXIF)

Exchangeable Image File Format
Geotagging (Fotografie)
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Description of Exif file format

Comparison of metadata editors


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Reading EXIF data from an Image

Metadata Extractor

github: metadata-extractor




JHead – Exif Jpeg header manipulation tool


JHeader Java EXIF/JFIF Header Library


MAT: Metadata Anonymisation Toolkit


Wikipedia: ExifTool
ExifTool by Phil Harvey
ExifTool FAQ
GPS Tags

$ ./exiftool.exe \
-GPSAltitude=0 -GPSAltitudeRef="-" \
-GPSLatitude="51.515744" -GPSLatitudeRef=N \
-GPSLongitude="0.188979" -GPSLongitudeRef=W \
-GPSProcessingMethod="NETWORK" \
-GPSDateStamp="2015:07:27" -GPSTimeStamp="07:52:14" \


Latest ExiftoolGUI version 5.16
ExifToolGUI for Windows v5.xx


Example 2: addmoddel.cpp
Exiv2 utility sample output
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TigerVNC with CentOS

VNC (Virtual Network Computing)
How to install VNC server on CentOS 6

# yum install vnc-server
# yum install tigervnc-server
$ su -
# useradd larry
# useradd moe
# useradd curly
# passwd larry
# passwd moe
# passwd curly
VNCSERVERS="1:larry 2:moe 3:curly"
VNCSERVERARGS[1]="-geometry 640x480"
VNCSERVERARGS[2]="-geometry 640x480"
VNCSERVERARGS[3]="-geometry 800x600"

Recovery from a logout (Not implemented for CentOS 6)

If you logout of your desktop manager, it is gone!