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

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Running program from a remote machine

I am currently working with 2 machines. Machine 1 has Matlab installed, and I have a large amount of data in Machine 2 that needs to be processed with Matlab. Copying the data from Machine 2 to ...
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How to parse remote html in ubuntu touch app

I am trying to find out if I can port a python based programm to ubuntu touch. My program parses remote html pages for items and then saves or streams the given link locally. How do I parse a ...
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What's the easiest way to send files to a remote computer?

Here's the situation: I'm working on a public computer. I want to process some data using a program installed on my remote Ubuntu computer. I can access the Ubuntu terminal through SSH on my phone, ...
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Remote connection from Windows to Ubuntu

Ubuntu server 14.04 (console version only) with LAMP stays in my work local network with local IP address. I'd like to connect with it from my home Windows PC. Is it possible by putty? If yes how to ...
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Infra-Red Remote control on Ubuntu

I've just got a new computer (Fujitsi-Simens Amilo Xi 3670). It came with a remote control for windows Vista. Is there any way to make it work with Ubuntu 14.10?
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Cannot connect to remote server from Ubuntu (xrdp)

I am working with a remote server with CentOS 6.5 and xrdp vncserver installed. My problem is that I am able to connect to the server using Windows and its Remote Desktop Connection, but I can't do it ...
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Android Network remote controls for clementine and amarok not connecting

so a while ago, I could control both Clementine and Amarok with the respective RC apps for Android. And now I can't. I've left the port as it was, and put in the IP address which I found in ...
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Teamviewer remote install on 14.04

Ok so it took some time, but was able to install and use teamviewer on a remote 14.04, at last. This post was of some help. Basically (that part is actually an answer by itself!) install the 32 ...
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how to set up a connection without using ssh

hey^^ currently I'm having a problem with a compute who has ubuntu installed on it, so I wanted to use putty and get remote access. Sadly the computer is a bit of a pain in the ass and not able to ...
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Recommended mce remote and/or wireless keyboard for ubuntu 14.04

I am looking for a mce remote or wireless keyboard to control vlc/smplayer/xbmc/clementine ... and everything ! Could anyone help with compatible good quality hardware, please.
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How to setup TightVNC reverse remote through SSH Tunnel?

The simple and secure way to setup TightVNC reverse connection through SSH Tunnel between Ubuntu(Viewer) and Windows(Server)?
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Reminna RDP & Windows Server 2012 R2 issue

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 and Ubuntu 14.04.01 LTS. When I connect to the server with the Remmina RDP client and type a "/" anywhere, it writes a "-", not a slash. How I can fix this? I already ...
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How to setup remote desktop?

I have 2 Ubuntu 14.04 machines running the default Ubuntu desktop, I only have a monitor for one so I'm trying to setup remote desktop on the machine without a monitor. How can I setup the non-monitor ...
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Problem connecting to remote desktop

I am having a problem connecting to my desktop remotely over ssh tunnel. Host and Guest machines are Ubuntu 14.04. SSH is working, high numbered alternate port. X forwarding works. I followed the ...
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Ubuntu: encrypted remote desktop server?

I need an encrypted remote desktop server for my ubuntu computer. Can someone tell me which package or programm should I install? But the connection must be encrypted! Thank you very much. Kind ...
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SSH PC at office from home

My office has one default gateway and behind that is a local network with locally assigned IP addresses to all computers including mine. I hold admin in my Ubuntu installed office PC and is it ...
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Installed Ubuntu Server - need to remote access

Hi I installed Ubuntu server on a machine, it is a server machine hence the graphic card is very poor; its a VGA. I cant access all of my screen, can only see the top 70 %, i tried changing the ...
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Uninstalling Desktop sharing programs

Sine I want the most security as possible, I'm removing some programs that could give the access to remote desktop. In this case, I removed the Remmina Desktop Client (I think, if it comes with ...
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Is there a remote sticky?

On my home network I often need to exchange small data, like a key or password. My main computer is Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop and my secondary (crap) is Windows 7. What is the best way to exchange such ...
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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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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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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. ...