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

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unhandled error message: failed to retrieve share list from server:connection refused

I have been a hard time having access to my pc since i reinstalled Ubuntu 14.04 can access pc via Remmina: "no problem" can access pc via Desktop sharing: "no problem" just cannot get connection by ...
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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 ...
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How to connect to my computer from a chromebook via SSH?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 on my desktop and I'd like to be able to remote into it when I'm on the road. How can I set up my desktop to allow me to connect remotely from my Chromebook via SSH? How long would ...
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No windows partition's avaliable

Ok so, I'm connected to my laptop remotely via SSH. I have 3 partition's 2for win and one for Ubuntu. I wanted to check something on my windows partition but it's not showing up.. The worse is that it ...
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Locked myself out of remote server

Before I left, I've set up an old computer with Lubuntu 14.04 32-bit. While trying to set up rtorrent, I did something to lock myself out while following this tutorial. Normally my computer has one ...
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Unable to perform root login

When I try to ssh into my friends computer in the same LAN with his host-name and IP I am able to login successfully. But when I try to login using the root user password it shows me the following ...
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Is it possible to log into a remote LAN user using the ssh client without using his password?

I am on a LAN network having around 50 systems using ubuntu. I know the root user password used by most of the systems. If i know the root user password of a system, is it possible to ssh into that ...
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How to run Mathematica on remote server

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and have connected to a remote server using SSH. I would like to run Mathematica 8 which is installed on the server. When I type mathematica in the terminal, it says Can't open ...
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Remote Desktop from Ubuntu 14.04 to Windows 7 black screen

I am experiencing problem when connecting to remote desktop from my Ubuntu 14.04 to Windows 7. Previously I had no issues connecting to my computers (one Win7 on desktop and other Vista laptop). ...
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How do I connect two remote servers

I've been working with LANs using Ubuntu for some time now. So I have 2 office locations, each with their own Ubuntu servers. Now we need to link them and we have been provided with a leased line. In ...
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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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ubuntu server performance very slow while connecting with vnc viewer

We have IBM X31000 server and using Ubuntu 14.04 amd64 os. the server performance going very slow while connecting with VNC viewer or other remote desktop application. Please help us how to resolve ...
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vsFTPd limit virtual users access

I have configured virtual users in vsFTPd . let say i have created two virtual user vivek and sayali It is working fine My problem is sayali user has access to vivek's and all system folders . how ...
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how to open ports in Ubuntu Server 12.4 LTS

How to open ports TCP 1723 / UDP 1701 / UDP GRE 46 on Ubuntu Server? Note: ufw is disabled in the server. sudo iptables -L -nv gives me the following result. Chain INPUT (policy ACCEPT 1613K ...
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vino-server: local connection works but not remote connection

I would like to remotely take control over ma grandma's PC, where I installed lubundu 14.04.1. This is not a duplicate of this other question (I want to avoid teamviewer + see below). I configured ...
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Desktop Sharing Application port

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my desktop. I have seen the Desktop Sharing application which is installed with package. This application is running on port: 5900. I need to change the port of ...
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/etc/sudoers file problem understanding

According to the documentation, modifications of this file may enables local users to execute sudo commands on remote machines: user1 192.168.1.14=(user2:group1) ALL According to what I read, ...
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Fastest(low latency) way to mirror a screen over Gb eth

I have 2 computers directly connected via Ethernet 1k. Wondering what codec in vlc or program would achieve the lowest latency and/or quality. Because I'm going to use synergy to access the screen,I ...
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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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I can't connect to localhost from other computers

I can see the web pages I created in /var/www/html/ by typing localhost in URL bar. A few months ago I could even access those pages by typing my ip address from other computers, but now I am getting ...
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novnc error unrecognized service on ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to do the setup for openstack. I installed novnc but when i try the command "service novnc restart" i get the error "novnc : unrecognized service". What should I do ?
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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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Resuming a vim session I have accidentally Disconnected from

I came across an unusual problem today, I was using vim, had created a new alias in bash, and wanted to try it out. so I ctrl-z, exec bash (I do this because I don't like nesting it with bash. and my ...
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teamviewer in “client only” mode

I have a remote PC with the teamviewer on it. I want to use my local teamviewer installation only for connecting to that remote PC, and I don't want any services (teamviewerd) running on my local ...
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What do I need for remotely accessing my Ubuntu 14.04 machine?

I am at a loss as to how to set up my machine for remote connection. Do I need to install a VNC server (which one?) or is Vino (installed by default) enough? I opened Desktop Sharing Preferences ...
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Problems accessing my Ubuntu system

I have a problem accessing to my Ubuntu 13.04 system. Recently I updated from 12 to 13 and after some hard work I am able to input my password and user name, but I can't get any further, because the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 denying incoming access

I just install a Counter-Strike: Source Dedicated Server on my Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop amd64 and I'm having trouble to allow incoming access to this server from the internet. I did a port forwarding on ...
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How to reset/flush remove ufw rules in recovery mode in ubuntu 12.04

Hello I think I have mistakenly locked myself from a remote server (ssh). I had a way to restart in recovery mode but it seems ufw is not even installed when in recovery mode. should I follow ...
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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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configure remote server's apache and php to locate a website [closed]

I need to locate website files to remote machine which runs CentOS with no graphical user interface. My machine runs ubuntu. Is there a way to check configuration of installed apache and php or how to ...
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Why is netcat remote shell not returning any output on ubuntu 12.04?

I'm connecting to a server I have on my laptop, both are on the same vmnet and both systems are Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. In order to connect I use reverse shell from the web sever. First I start listening ...
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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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Connecting Android Device To Remote Machine Using USb

I have an android device which I have connected to my desktop running linux using USB. I am accessing a remote machine using my desktop which is also running linux. I want to run some command on my ...
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How to change Gsettings via remote shell?

I need to automate desktop configuration via Puppet, virtual terminal or ssh. Unfortunately, invocation of gsettings via ssh or virtual terminal gives: gsettings set ...
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SSL Network extender check point unable to have remote access intranet

I'm trying to remotely connect to my desktop to have access to the private network of my company. I have been able to run Java on Firefox. However, when it ask me to give access to execute Java and I ...
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how to install the iso file of ubuntu 14.04 into VirtualBox in means of command line, which is installed in the linux server from windows using putty

This situation is somewhat complicated! I use win7 os and I have to work on the Linux server by the SSH client, PuTTY. Right now I have installed the VirtualBox into the Linux server in means of ...
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Remote control for distribution upgrade

I've launched distribution upgrade (from 13.10 to 14.04) in Unity. Upgrade is running, but at the moment I don't have physical access to that machine (SSH is active) How can I verify in shell status ...
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Unable to connect to Ubuntu from a remote machine

In my Ubuntu I installed tomcat and deployed web application.I started tomcat and trying to access from windows like below: http://<54.85.125.1:8080>/manager I am getting output like this: ...
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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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How to access personal ubuntu computer remotely

Currently I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I want the steps to access my personal computer remotely without using team viewer. Could you please help me for the same. Is it possible to access my ...
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Connect to Teamviewer inside a VM

here is my scenario; I installed a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32bit as a virtual machine using Virtualbox. installed latest updates and guest additions Install TeamViewer (official, latest .deb file from ...
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Remotely access mysql db on vm from windows as host [closed]

I have ubuntu on vmware. I've installed mysql-server on it. And now I'd like to connect to this db directly from the Host(windows) machine. Ubuntu is connected to the router via bridge. I can ping it ...
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Access folders with sudo priviliges via Nautilius-Connect to remote server

I need to access the /var/logs folder & many such folders on my remote server from nautilus, using "Connect to server" via ssh. I avoid root logins & have disabled it. I would like to use sudo ...
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Setting up Ubuntu 12.04 to be accessed remotely from anywhere

I am extremely new to Ubuntu. I am using Ubuntu for the very first time because this is for a school assignment. My main goal right now is to be able to access my Ubuntu desktop remotely from ...
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Is it possible to bypass cryptswap during boot?

I am using Teamviewer to remote into my laptop and the cryptswap password entry during boot occurs before Teamviewer gets executed, meaning that I cannot restart my laptop remotely. Is there a way to ...
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Command-line control login remotely from another computer

I need a way to get command-line control of a computer remotely, from another computer. That is, I need a secure way to log in from another machine on the network using a terminal.