Anything involving something running on one computer and interacting with resources of another computer (e.g. display).

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How to activate script on laptop from smartphone?

I want to run a linux script on my laptop remotely from my smartphone (iPhone, namely). For simplicity let's say the script is called myscript.sh and it is located in /root/Desktop. I am running as ...
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Connecting to a Remote Server for the First Time

I'd like to know how to connect to a remote Ubuntu 12.04LTS OS server. I've never done this, and wondered if anyone would be willing to help a noob out; I'd appreciate it! I've always wanted to be ...
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Unable to initialize frontend: dialog when using ssh

I am executing the following command over ssh in a testing environment, as root: ssh <remote_srv> "apt-get autoremove" In my sshd_config I have "PermitRootLogin without-password" and I have ...
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Is there a way to push an OS install remotely?

I would like to be able to push an Ubuntu install (most likely 12.04) to an old iMac 5,1 2006, OSx 10.58 (Leopard, not Snow Leopard). I am wondering if it is possible to do this entirely from a ...
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View ubuntu local desktop remotely

I'm just wondering we have linux ubuntu installed on one of our pc in the office and we use tightvnc to view it and I'm working remotely. How come the desktop I view from the tightvnc is different ...
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Why wget prints many new lines of status when downloading (using PuTTY)? [closed]

Why wget prints many new lines, when connecting to an Ubuntu machine via a remote terminal session like PuTTY? The issue is not just in wget but in byobu as well. Both programs behave queer. I assume ...
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Where does xhost (or related X11 services) store access denied logs

Every time I setup a new computer for remote access I have problems getting it added to the xhost access list. I eventually get each system added. It would save a lot of time if I could locate the ...
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Black Screen When Using NoMachine (Server is using FreeNX) Failed Gnome Session?

I was following instructions from here: http://www.drivard.com/2012/06/installation-freenx-server-ubuntu-12-04-lts-precise/ I installed FreeNX on my server (Ubuntu 14.04). I am able to remotely ssh ...
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Manipulating users' computers remotely [closed]

I need some service similar to Windows Terminal Services, which provides the ability to host multiple, simultaneous client sessions. So, users run their applications on a remote server as if on ...
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How would you access a remote system tray with X11 Forwarding via SSH?

X11 Forwarding is fantastic to remotely launch new programs. Some popular programs open themselves into the system tray (Dropbox, for example). I know you can use VNC or RDP for this, but is there a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop Sharing (VNC) encryptiom / auth problem

I know this has been discussed, but I can not find a permanent fix. I enabled desktop sharing, unchecked "manually approve every access", set a password, and I'm trying from the local network, or via ...
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I installed Mythbuntu 14.04 and can't get my remote to work

I try to restart lirc and I get the following error: find: `/sys/class/rc/*/': No such file or directory * Stopping remote control daemon(s): LIRC [ OK ] * Loading ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 & remote desktop

Till now I'm working with ubuntu 12.04 on a standalone pc (no display,mouse,keyboard). I installed xrdp and i'm using windows remote desktop connection. It's working fine with juste one adjustment : ...
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Ubuntu server and schooltool

I want to install schooltool on a remote webserver for trying it with some colleagues and I could not find any ubuntu free web server where to install it and isntructions on how to install it on a ...
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Remote Network Access Control

I'd like to know which software/process would help me do the following: I've got two offices (A & B) in which I will install Ubuntu 14.04 on their respective Desktop PCs. Both offices would have ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not starting GUI without monitor [duplicate]

I need the graphics to be loaded so it's possible to use VNC or TeamViewer for remote graphical access. I guess that's why TeamViewer is not connecting correctly. I have full SSH access so I can edit ...
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Enable to connect to remote server using ssh but i can connect one remote server

When I am connecting to remote server using ip address, I can connect to 192.168.12.141, but I cannot connect to any another remote server. Example: 192.168.12.12, 13, 18 etc... How can I get ...
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Using Vinagre With Multiple Computers

I have got multiple computers that I want to connect to. They're all in my local area network. I don't want to write their IP addresses all the time. I'm looking for an easier way to connect them. ...
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Remote Ubuntu Installation

Is it possible to install Ubuntu on a remote server ? I had to move to where my server is situated to install Ubuntu last night, which thing is not very funny.
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Finding Any Remote Connections

I want to find out if there are any current / inactive remote connections setup on my Ubuntu desktop. Is there a command, script, or similar that will allow me to see if there any remote access or ...
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How to share screen/window with a remote user?

I would like to share my screen or only a window with a remote user, something like Skype screen shearing. Is there any tool in Ubuntu that I can use to easily do this?
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Lightdm Remote Login disappeared (Ubuntu 14.04)

after some update, in the login screen, the option for the remote login disappeared. What should I do to restore the option?
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desktop environment delivery via remote virtual server

I've known since shortly after starting with various flavors of *nix circa '04 that the OS is multi-user server environment. There remains a nagging issue that I just can't seem wrap my head around, ...
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Check media center status

Is there any software available to check the status (temperature, disk storage, error logs, etc) of my media center or home server remotely through a web ui? Like Transmission Remote.
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14.04_LTS and Remote Login (UCCS)?

Upgraded my laptop to 14.04_LTS from 13.10 not long ago and decided to check that "Remote Login" thingy I have on the login screen (never used it before and I'm pretty new to Ubuntu) So I tried to ...
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How to install Ubuntu on network accessible mini-itx just like a Raspbian on a Raspberry?

I have an Asus H81I-PLUS mini-itx machine with intel core i3 processor with a 60 GB Kingston SSD (intended to use only for booting). I want to install Ubuntu on this machine. But, I don't have ...
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Multiple Connections through SSH

We have a server which we connect through and do remote tasks. However, around 4-5 people login with the same username and password. Can this situation cause anything weird?
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Need to install a Multi-Desktop Environment on a virtual machine

I need to install a virtual machine with seperated desktops for each user and each one with it's own customizing enabled. There should also be a separate desktop for guests with a fixed envirionment ...
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Using Ubuntu OS as a thin client on machines for users to access and then remote onto a windows terminal server

I was wondering whether anyone had ever installed Ubuntu OS onto a VM and then used it as host system to enable users to login to a windows terminal server from it or if this is possible at all , any ...
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How to fix quadruple screen in teamviewer?

When I connect with my remote Ubuntu server (from Windows 7) everything I get is a quadruple cut-off image of something that from far looks like a desktop environment: I have googled this error and ...
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Facing error while connecting Remote PC in Aptana Studio on ubuntu 12.04

While using Aptana Studio on Ubuntu, I want to Connect remote file in my system and i am facing this error Establishing SFTP connection failed: The connection did not complete The connection did not ...
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issue regarding chrome remote desktop in 12.04 LTS

I am using internet through proxy server.I want to insatll app chrome remote Desktop on my Computer but error "An Unexpected error occurred.Please report this problem to the ...
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Remote connection

I have many pcs on my job running Vnc for remote access, and I use Ubuntu 13.10, Which way is best for this connection pcs? Is there any program that could use
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XBMC and Power Saving

I have set up my XBMC system on my ASUS X401A laptop. I am now getting towards the stage where most of my film collection is on an external hard drive and as such I will be putting it closed on a ...
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Is there another option besides MythTV for watching video files with remote control access?

For one computer I have, I'd like to be able to watch videos I have in a local directory on the monitor, but be able to control which files play, and be able to pause, rewind, fast forward, and so on, ...
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Ubuntu server remote access?

Hi i'm pretty new to the use of ubuntu server. i had a spare computer laying around and i figured i'd make it into a storage device. I have been able to get the server to work on my home network but ...
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How to transfer files to Windows Server through rdp?

I am using Ubuntu, and have tested a lot of rdp clients, right now I am using "Remmina RDC". As a web developer I, need to transfer files to the server "Windows Server" and vice versa. I am new to ...
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I'm Unable to change/set Read write permission on mounted remote drives and directories

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS I've been working on a read write permission issue involving a network drive mounted locally on my Ubuntu box. I Use this device to run my Plex server, I keep my media files on a ...
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Ubuntu does not load the remote control to start

I just purchased a Philips remote control rc-197 with its USB receiver, lsusb recognizes it as: Bus 004 Device 002: ID 0471:060c Philips (or NXP) Consumer Infrared Transceiver (HP) Lirc install the ...
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Why my remote control does not work in Ubuntu?

I switched from openSUSE to Kubuntu because of bad funtion of XBMC in openSUSE, but in Kubuntu my remote control does not work out of the box, this related with systemd? Because in archlinux the ...
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Using remote desktop WITH monitor connected fails

Situation: I was running ubuntu 12.04 headless and then remote connecting from a windows box using Remote Desktop Connection. This worked fine. In fact, more than once person could connect this ...
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Remote desktop client for windows with sound support [closed]

Please advice windows client to connect to ubuntu remotely. I need to have audio support also. I used x2go but there were problems with audio. Is there anything else to try? Thanks, Alexey
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How to get VLC working with my remote?

Ubuntu 12.04, StreamZap remote. I have lirc installed, and it can see buttons being pushed. I went to VLC, Tools, Preferences, Show settings:All, Interface, Control interfaces an selected "Infrared ...
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Send play/pause command to android phone via bluetooth

I've set up my Ubuntu LTS as a Bluetooth A2DP receiver for my android phone. It works well. I would like to control music player on my phone via bluetooth as well. So are there any tools to send ...
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How do I make an app run on startup with root privileges?

I'm trying to install a remote shutdown program on my machine , so I can shutdown it from my android tablet , and it needs root privileges to run successfully. I'd rather not have to load it with ...
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How can I improve my remote computer visualization?

Here is the thing guys: I enabled my GNOME Desktop Sharing 3.4.2 on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and installed the VNC Viewer software on my Windows 7 Desktop. I can actually access the Ubuntu remotely, but I ...
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How do i use a virtual internet connection?

Can I login to my local computer, but use the internet connection of a remote server ? if so, how ? I have never done this before and am trying to experiment with ssh/tunneling protocols like socks ...
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Remote control: too much output

I use an X10 remote control and dongle on Ubuntu 12.04, loaded on a Dell Latitude 430, and have been happily mapping the output to keys with no problem at all. Lirc is loaded and I use irxevent -d to ...
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Remote into Desktop on ubuntu through ssh

So we have SSH access to a ubuntu server, and we need to setup some programs that require visual access, but we have no clue how to do this through SSH, any help?
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How can I stream my screen to other computers?

I am looking for something like the TightVnc Projector but cross-platform and free if possible. I have seen stuff like iTALC but it was hard to setup on Windows and long-winded for what I need. all ...