the process of accessing a system remotely, over the network. eg via vnc or ssh.

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Remotely install Ubuntu

I am connecting remotely to a laptop running windows 7 which I do not have physical access. I want to install ubuntu on it. The laptop connects to the router wirelessly, the ubuntu image has to ...
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Problem getting Google Remote Desktop to work

I am trying to get Google Remote Desktop to work on Ubuntu 14.04 with the Unity desktop but every time I click on Share it just downloads a fresh copy of chrome-remote-desktop_current_amd64.deb. ...
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How to get external IP from remote Ubuntu computer

My ISP typically leaves my IP address fixed, but when there is a power failure, or if their service goes down for more than about 15-30 minutes, my home is assigned a different IP address. My goal ...
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How to enable remotely access?

I'm trying to access remotely my 8080 port but when I try to check if it is opened the site ("http://www.portchecktool.com/") tells me that the port is closed. Here's my ufw status: sudo ufw status ...
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register DNS for connecting to my computer

I am using a PC at university and I need to set up a DNS name for it under the network of university such as: my-pc.dm.myuniversity.edu for accessing this computer via my laptop from home (through ...
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Connect to ubuntu from windows 7

I read lot of blogs and SO questions. xming VNC I found these two things to achieve my requirement. xming opens everything via commands in the putty. Is there any other way to install a software ...
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Ubuntu, SSH: handshake failed

so i'm currently using packer to build an ubuntu ami through AWS. After which i'm using terraform to launch and provision the instance. I'm running in to problems when I try provisioning within ...
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Remote desktop setup on Ubuntu 15.04

I installed Ubuntu 15.04 in Eucalyptus cloud environment . Now I'd like to setup remote desktop connection from Windows Laptop to linux (Ubuntu 15.04). What is a best solution for that ? I tried ...
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Is it possible to connect remote machine using mac-address?

Is it possible to connect remote machine using mac-address in ubuntu? I don't want to use ip-address. Both machines are in same LAN.
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Remote login program and disconnect

I'm not sure if this is possible, but I'm trying to run a program in remote login, and then disconnect whereas the program is running. More specifically: I have a Matlab program which ends with the ...
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ssh'ing from one computer to another on the same subnet

I have two computers connected to the same subnet. The first (A) is running 14.04, the second (B) 12.04 I can ssh from the first to the second, but not from the second to the first. Don't really ...
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What is the best way to secure remote acess a Ubuntu server from Windows? [closed]

I know this a constantly ask question here, but I am looking for more clearer answer. I want to remote access a Ubuntu server securely either using SSH through PUTTY, and if its more popular to use ...
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Why has lightdm-remote-session been removed from Ubuntu 15.04?

Straightforward question, really. I must admit I haven't used it much, but just recently had started doing. Now it's not in the repositories. What's the thinking behind that?
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Why does shutdown from a remote terminal fail to power off my machine? [duplicate]

I have noticed that if I shutdown Ubuntu 14.04 from a remote terminal via ssh and running sudo shutdown now, the machine does not power off. If I use the GUI (shut down using Unity on the machine ...
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How do I access other computers in a home network remotely and in the background?

I maintain a all of the computers in my house. The other users couldn't be bothered with the system updates by Ubuntu. What I currently do is borrow a few seconds of mouse and keyboard control and ...
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Forward Internet connection over ssh to remote computer

I'm struggling to access the internet from my remote computer. I'd like to access the remote computer via ssh and have there the internet connection available to install packages etc. It looks like ...
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Monitor network load on ubuntu server 14.04

I wanted a lightweight tool so that I can remotely monitor the network load on my server(apache2) I want to know the bandwidth usage the IP addresses of the traffic Any tool in mind guys?
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Unable to find Remote Desktop icon in System->Preferences

I've been using Ubuntu 12.04 for around 8 months, but I have a question that probably a "newbie" should be asking. I'm unable to find the "remote desktop" icon that is generally accessible from ...
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Remote connection from Ubuntu to Ubuntu

This may be very trivial for most of ubuntu experts; but, I am still to figure out how to do this as I am quite new to Linux / Ubuntu. I would like to have graphical connection just like chrome- ...
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Using ssh as a proxy

I work remotely and I don't have access to some resources of my company from my local machine. Those resources can be accessed only from remote virtual machine. It's not very handy and I see two ...
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Accessing Webmin from external network failed

I have webmin set up on my linux server and I am trying to access it form the external network with address https://www.domain.com:10000, but I am redirected to https://192.168.x.x:10000 which is the ...
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Is it possible to ping a remote Linux machine without using ssh?

I am trying to poke/ping a remote Linux machine without using ssh. Is there any other utilities to do this? Addition: It would be quite a lot of helpful if poke can be done without providing the ...
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Sharing files with remotely accesses Ubuntu desktop

I logged in from my Windows 8 desktop to my Ubuntu desktop successfully using 'Remote Desktop Connection'. But I need to share files between them which I am not getting able to do. Help needed.
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Remote access via GUI

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 machine that I currently access using SSH. I'd like to know if there's a way to remotely access via GUI from a Windows OS, because I would like to access my Ubuntu box when I'm ...
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play video on ubuntu server

I have ubuntu server running, no xorg,x11,desktop. There are some videos in the server hdd. On a remote machine I can access them using samba or plex. The server machine has its own monitor+audio (its ...
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Can I access to Ubuntu from Windows remotely?

I have Ubuntu installed on my work computer. I am wondering whether I could access to it from another computer with Windows installed. If so, could you give a step by step guide, please? Thank you!
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Readonly remote access to AWS console (non graphical)

I need to provide read only access of my ssh connection to a AWS ubuntu box to my customer. I dont want to provide him Graphical access, but I need him to see what I type as I type it on his laptop. ...
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Remote ssh to machine that has no open ports to internet

I have Ubuntu that runs in my office network and no ports are forwarded to my machine from internet router. Sometimes I need to get ssh terminal connection via internet from my home. How to organize ...
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Google Chrome won't refresh in vino on Ubuntu 14.4

Client: Max OS X remote desktop on Yosemite 10.10.3 Server: Vino (Desktop Access) on Ubuntu 14.4 running in a parallels VM on ANOTHER Mac It took a while to get all this to work and I followed all ...
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System crash when using rsync to remote server with davfs2

I have been trying for some time to set up a folder on my computer to sync automatically with a online cloud storage system: box.com. There are several online tutorials showing how to set up the sync, ...
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can someone remotely access your ubuntu user account on your computer if they steal your ubuntu username and password

I would like to know if it is possible for someone who steals your ubuntu username and password to remotely access your ubuntu user account on your computer and even see what you are doing when you ...
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Make a pc on lan accessible from outside network

I have a broadband service but I don't have a static IP from my ISP. I wan't to remote-access my PC from outside. If a had a static IP of my router, then I would have connected to the PC. Is there ...
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Looking for VINO on Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS

I'm very new so excuse me for this question. I've installed ubuntu 14.04 on a machine to play with linux and try to include it in my netword (sounds like a good idea to me). Then I'd like first to ...
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Remote Access to Ubuntu (as guest OS) from Linux Mint (as host OS) in VirtualBox with ssh

I'm trying to access remotely to Ubuntu virtual OS from the host OS which in this case is linux Mint. My Ubuntu version has no GUI, just a terminal interface. And change the network setting in ...
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What do I need to set up a remote terminal

So I have looked at the other questions that seem similar to this one, but they don't answer it for me. I do not believe that VNC or Team Viewer is appropriate because I am not looking for a desktop ...
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Recursive display of remote desktop screen

I tried to set up remote desktop to connect to an Amazon EC2 ubuntu instance. The steps are: (1) sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends lightdm lubuntu-desktop tightvncserver (2) create a file ...
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x11vnc choose which of the remote's desktops to view

I have a linux machine connected to a monitor on my desk. It has 2 desktops set up: desktop1 is playing a movie, desktop2 has a word processor program. I am connecting to it using x11vnc from Windows ...
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Remmina desktop not copying from Windows

When logged into Remote windows machine through Remmina Remote Desktop Client and copy some contents and try to paste in ubuntu. But it won't paste. it's seems very difficult to work .... Any other ...
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setup remote desktop without gui

I have a computer running ubuntu that I want to be able to remotely access. Is there a way to set this up using only the terminal? if so, can you provide step-by-step instructions?
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Cannot SSH into Ubuntu14.04 Server Remotely

So I am able to SSH onto the server when connected to the same network, but I need to enable remote connection. When I enter ssh -v user@serverIP, I get the output: OpenSSH_5.6p1, OpenSSL 0.9.8y 5 ...
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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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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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VNCviewer to Ubuntu Desktop 14.04

I have recently setup Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 on a vm. This server needs to be accessed by multiple users from different location. With this requirement, i have installed vncviewer on my labtop and have ...
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Access my ubuntu terminal form other computer

I having a Ubuntu 14.04 system in my office. I want to access the Terminal of my office system from home itself. I have enabled SSH and its is working fin with the local network connection in office ...
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unable to access to localhost remotely with ubuntu 14.04

I have an old PC that I have set up as a server. I've installed webmin and Plex Media and ssh server. The problem is that I could easily connect to these services in Windows 7 using firefox by just ...
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Error connecting to server. “ Failed to startup SSH: Connection refused ”

I'm trying to get into my Ubuntu 14.04 files remotely from my laptop via wired connection but I keep getting " Failed to startup SSH session: Connection refused ", I have setup the samba shared ...
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Accessing Ubuntu VM GUI over SSH remotely

How can I access Ubuntu 14.04 VM GUI over SSH remotely? To be clearer, I don't want to run Ubuntu 14.04 on a headless VM and access over VRDP client, e.g. Remote Desktop. Rather, I'd like to log in to ...
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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 to remote access Aster express through ubuntu?

I am using latest version of Aster express edition form Teradata and configured, which is run only in windows so create a virtual machine of windows on my Ubuntu machine, and its perfectly working in ...
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Different desktops for a single user in remote desktop log-in to Ubuntu server

I am accessing a Ubuntu server (12.04.5 LTS) from two different computers by remote desktop log-in. One has Windows 7 OS and other has Windows 8. When I log-in into our server through "Remote Desktop ...