Chrome Remote Desktop on Debian Linux HOWTO  
First download the chrome remote desktop debian package. This can be done by launching the chrome remote desktop chrome app from the chrome web store. Chrome will put this file in the ~/Downloads directory. You can install it as follows:
sudo dpkg -i chrome-remote-desktop_current_amd64.deb
Then, add yourself to the chrome-remote-desktop group:
sudo usermod -a -G chrome-remote-desktop yourusername
Check that you are part of the chrome-remote-desktop group by typing:
The file ~/.chrome-remote-desktop-session should contain:
/usr/bin/pulseaudio --start
startxfce4 :1030
Note that should multiple users use chrome remote desktop, each user should change :1030 for another screen such as :1031, :1032, :1033 etc where the number is the user ID. You can find your user ID in the file /etc/passwd. The resolution can be set by adding the following to ~/.profile:
Restart chrome-remote-desktop:
sudo service chrome-remote-desktop restart
Then, go to, click on “REMOTE ACCESS”, go at the bottom of the page where the current machine should be available to be setup for remote access.
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