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

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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to access Ubuntu GUI through Teamviewer on headless server?

I'm building what will primarily be a Plex Media Server, but I also like to tinker with Linux, so I'd like to get to the GUI via Teamviewer. I got everything up and working before I realized GUI ...
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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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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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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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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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/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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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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What do I need for remotely accessing my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop?

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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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 ...