How did I connect to Ubuntu 18.04 MATE desktop from Windows 7 via xrdp?

Step 0

I have removed the previous desktop (Xfce 4):

aptitude remove xfce4

Step 1

aptitude install xrdp

Step 2

I have installed MATE.

apt install tasksel
apt update
tasksel install ubuntu-mate-desktop

Step 3

echo mate-session > ~/.xsession

Step 4

I have changed the /etc/xrdp/ file:

Step 4.1

I have removed the following lines:

test -x /etc/X11/Xsession && exec /etc/X11/Xsession
exec /bin/sh /etc/X11/Xsession

Step 4.2

I have added the following line to the end:


Step 5

service xrdp restart

Step 6

Then I have connected to Ubuntu 18.04 desktop from using the «Remote Desktop» application in Windows 7.

See also: How did I connect to Ubuntu 18.04 Xfce 4 desktop from Windows 7?