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

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Cannot connect remotely using ssh

I have recently installed an ubuntu 16.04. I have installed ssh server and the sshd service is up and running. I have some other PCs in the same network (windows, mac, ubuntu 14.06) and I can ping ...
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VNC connect to background user

Is it somehow possible to allow local VNC connection to background user to other people while I'm myself working as the main user?
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gnome-session-Unity logs - VNC connection messages

I recently realized that my 'Desktop Sharing' was turned on and as a result there were numerous Brute Force attacks on my system. Going through the gnome-session-Unity logs I have searched to see if ...
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How to access kvm guest on a remote headless ubuntu server?

How do I access - the console (like Dell's iDrac) of a kvm guest (created using virt-install) on a remote Ubuntu15.10 headless server - access from a windows desktop (vnc client)?
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How to deny outer world from accessing the webserver?

I have a Wordpress Server hosted on Apache2 in my official network. I don't want this site to be accessible to the outer world. This should only be accessible in my office network. What can be done on ...
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Error when running “vino-preferences” on Ubuntu 15.10

I'm trying to configure and enable remote login on an Ubuntu 15.10 machine by connecting to it using ssh from Ubuntu 14 machine. On Ubuntu 15.10 machine, I've installed vino using the following ...
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allow remote mysql access (through webmin or shell)

Spec: Ubuntu 14.04 webmin/virtualmin 1.791 I am using following code to test remote mysql database connection: <?php $db_host = "123.456.789"; $db_name = "database"; $db_user = "user"; $db_pass ...
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How to securely ssh into a machine at home over the internet

I will be travelling shortly, and I have a machine that run runs a bunch of cron jobs etc. I need to log in remotely to check the results of the jobs run and to do some work on the machine. Here are ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop on 15.10

I have the CRD (Chrome Remote Desktop) installed on my Ubuntu machine, and I am able to "share" from it, and "access" from another computer. But I want to add it as one of my "computers". Whenever I ...
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connect / ssh as root using a script without everytime typing the password

Is there any way to connect or ssh using a script without everytime entering the password from my machine. I tried ssh key-gen available here , it is working but when I want to run something as ...
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Remotely control Ubuntu machine over the internet [duplicate]

What options are out there so that I can remotely control an Ubuntu computer at home, from anywhere, over the internet? Basically the same as what you'd do using VNC to control an Ubuntu desktop on a ...
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How to get remote access to Linux interface

Hi I am trying to access my school Linux system remotely. I have downloaded Putty and now get a terminal where I can type command and run the scripts (remotely) that already exists in my school Linux ...
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Connecting two computer via internet .like teamviewer in Windows

I want to access my friends system . As he is facing problem with some software installation in Ubuntu. Is there are any applications (like to Team Viewer in windows) to connect to Systems remotely. ...
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Destroy ssh tunnel if exists and create new one

I open a reverse ssh tunnel after the OS reboot (on office pc to a dedicated server). I put it into cron by @reboot /myssh.sh. The ssh opens a port on server. My problem is : If the OS (office pc) ...
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Access to data on phone with dead screen?

I have an orginal BQ Aquaris 4.5 Ubuntu edition. Problem is the screen is now dead. There is still guarantee on it, but if I send it to BQ, they are forced to wipe all data due to EU rules or ...
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Unable to access remotely (LAMP issue)

I'm unable to access my home server remotely although it works fine in LAN. When I try to access it remotely using http://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/ I get router control panel page and when I browse ...
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Suspend Ubuntu with unified remote

I downloaded the unified remote app for Android, which has the ability to control your computer from your phone after setting up a server on the computer. I am running Ubuntu 15.04. Most things are ...
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Remote SSH command requires a terminal

So for one of my servers, most of what I do is edit files with vim. Is it possible to do something like ssh me@myserver vim ? When I try to do that, I get "Warning, output is not to a terminal", and ...
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Which is the most secure way to connect to the office network from outside? [closed]

For working remotely, I am looking for the most secure way of logging-in to office network from outside. Being a data center, the minute chance of vulnerability issues cannot accepted. Is open VPN ...
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Unable to mount anything through gvfs

I used to mount remote folders on my computer using the simple "connect to server..." tool available in Nautilus, which worked perfectly, using sftp and gvfs. For some reason, after I updated to ...
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How to configure Shrew Soft VPN Access Manager in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm a Ubuntu beginner and I would like to know how to set-up Shrew Soft VPN Access Manager in Ubuntu 14.04, using Terminal, I would like to connect my computer to vpn-server.uji.es These are all the ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04-Internet Access

I've setup a Ubuntu server in virtual box. I tried to host a owncloud on it so I can share photo's with friend and don't have a data limit. After a few hours I finally managed to set it up. I'm able ...
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Vinagre XML bookmark password

We have a couple of machines that run on Ubuntu and have Remote Desktop Viewer (Vinagre) to connect to a Windows 2008 R2 server. I have edited the vinagre-bookmarks.xml file to add bookmarks. I wanted ...
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Remote Computer Access [closed]

I have used Logmein in the past for remote access for Windows. What application is recommended for remote access for ubuntu 14.04? Thanks
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Run program in graphics mode - before login

I am running an Octave script that captures data and plots the results on the screen. The program runs 24/7 and needs to restart automaticly if system falls. The Aim is that: The program will ...
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Start NoMachine before login

I’m using NoMachine on a pc with Ubuntu as server and an Android tablet as client. I want the server-side application to start before the login to the desktop environment, so I don’t have to log in ...
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Vinagre host key?

Does vinagre (Remote Desktop Viewer) has host key, usually it is Right Ctrl ? This is helpful to switch between remote keyboard shortcuts and host keyboard shortcuts. I use this program frequently ...
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Bacula Device “FileStorage” requested by DIR could not be opened or does not exist

i am trying to setup bacula to remotely backup my machine. My Configuration looks like this: Job { Name = "LocalBackup" JobDefs = "DefaultJob" } Job { Name = "RemoteBackup" JobDefs = ...
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how to use remmina remote desktop client for ubuntu 14.04 to ubuntu 14.04 desktop sharing? [duplicate]

Please share steps how to use remmina remote desktop client for ubuntu 14.04 to ubuntu 14.04.
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Eclipse doesn't transfer a binary file correctly by SSH . Error: No such file or directory

Im having a trouble with remote access to transfer the executable file from my PC to my Beaglebone Black with Eclipse Luna. The transferring is not working properly. My PC is Ubuntu 14.10 64bits. ...
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How to use bind address for ssh port forwarding?

I want to forward my port 2222 on localhost to remote host's port 2223 on the address 127.0.0.2. I am trying to bind the address 127.0.0.2 with this command: ssh -R [127.0.0.2]:2223:localhost:2222 ...
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local user XYZ can create and edit network settings, but remote user logged in as XYZ cannot

I setup a local server recently, for the first time. While modifying settings for security reasons (as per an online tutorial), I think I changed a network (or related) configuration file. And so it ...
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Remotely control a remote Ubuntu server

We have a remote Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS server with SSH, which we use for Selenium tests. I have to login to https://mail.live.com/ from the server's IP address, and confirm the verification code in my ...
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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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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 ...