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How to connect to remote directory

I am new to ubuntu and I need to connect to such directory for example \\abc.cba.com\xxx\yyy\zzz On windows I just simply opened it via win + r and pasted that there. How can I do something like ...
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Can I tap my notebook to a powerful stationary computer's CPU / GPU / RAM resources example via LAN?

THE GENESIS Currently I have a little experience with NoMachine, a great tool for cross-OS remote desktop, however this program has problems with H264 support while the codecs are actually working on ...
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Configuration of X10 remote?

I have a low price remote controller, a X10 OR22V USB (MCE compatible?). It works out from the box after installing Ubuntu 14.04 or Mint 17. Nice, but only few keys works and some are mapped ...
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Cannot change vncserver default geometry

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 (I think it's desktop...) and running vncserver to connect to it remotely. I can successfully set the resolution if I use the -geometry flag when starting the server, but I ...
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Why can't I start a VNC session using the randr flag?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 (I think it's desktop...) and can successfully run vncserver (which ultimately links to /usr/bin/vnc4server) and connect with my client, and I can also add the -geometry flag ...
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Can ubuntu be compromised?

My main reason for switching over here from Windows was because with the release of Windows 10, the VP of Microsoft wrote in the ToS (Yes, I read this with my very own eyes while installing it) that ...
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VNC Server Questions and Advice

I'm looking at which VNC server (and possible viewer) would be best for my needs. I've ruled out vino and x11server but there is also TightVNC, TigerVNC, TurboVNC, Xvnc and vnc4server to just name a ...
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Chrome Remote Desk, dont work

anyone can help me to run this extension, and perform the command post askubuntu post
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How do i set up a remote desktop connections from Ubuntu 14.04 to a WIndows 7 dekstop?

i've looked at all the discussions i could find on this & haven't found one that gives sufficient information on how to set this up using Remmina. Just not sure what i'm doing & i need to ...
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How to install Aio Remote?

Can I ask you how to install the serve (receiver) of the android app Aio Remote. I'm new to Ubuntu and Linux in general and came accrues your recommendation on a form. If you can please help me it ...
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Need guider to install a driver!

I need someone to help me installing this.I wanted to use the wii u pro controller on linux.But seems too complicated for me.Also, i'm not a programmer or etc... Please help!I really want it!
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Copy from remote tmux+Vim to local clipboard

I use Kubuntu and sometimes I ssh out into a server and attach to a tmux session there. Is there any way I can select -using the mouse or the keyboard- a large chunk of text (more than une screen ...
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how to remotely control Ubuntu 14.04 via SSH

I have (indirect) SSH access to the machine and a user is currently logged in physically. I want to get access to the physical screen. How? There are many related question, but none really help me: ...
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webstorm website connecting remotely

I am new to Ubuntu and to webstorm so please bare with me if its very basic question. I am trying to connect to the website run by webstorm on Ubuntu from Windows 8.1 PC ...
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Vlc http interface keep asking password

I am trying to control vlc from browser or my android phone. I read wiki vlc. And I believe I did everthing right. Enabled Http interface, set a password. But when I go to localhost:8080 browser asks ...
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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, ...