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

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remote terminal win8 can't access dvd in 12.04 computer when its monitor and KBD are removed

Want to run 12.04 computer as a server with no kbd or monitor. But if I remove them the dvd shows up in the remote terminal but I cant access it. It works with the monitor and kbd installed on the ...
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Screen Sharing Behind Firewall

I've setup my brother's computer with Ubuntu. I would like to be able to control his screen with his permission, to configure and instruct him when needed. However, he is on a provide IP provided by ...
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Using Ubuntu for Desktop as a Server

I am new to Ubuntu, and I have an application that runs on Ubuntu and Windows, but for security and efficiency, Ubuntu is recommended. I have installed Ubuntu for Desktop 12.40, and installed the ...
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SecureCRT VS Putty

i want my secureCRT looks like putty if I use Putty then it would look like this but when I use SecureCRT it look like this any idea how to do it
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Ubuntu's Desktop Viewer just shows the remote console of the computer not the GUI desktop?

I have done the things suggested here Remote Desktop Viewer Set-up for 12.10 but still cannot see the remote desktop. It only makes available the console. How can I get the real desktop over the app? ...
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How to shut down the 70+ systems by the one remote machine?

What ways are there to shut down a computer remotely? My desktop is running Ubuntu 12.04 desktop edition and when I try to shut it down remotely, it doesn't actually work. I used the command sudo ...
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SSH into shell, get 'Error: Can't open display: (null)'

I don't want to open an X11 Session or what not, just to open up a shell to a PC. I type in Terminal: ssh -p 1337 localhost After entering my password, I get the banner, last login, and then the ...
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How to create a remote desktop connection between two Ubuntu PCs

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 as a server on a PC, but I am unable to connect via remote desktop from my another Ubuntu PC. Can you help me? Thanks.
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How to administer, manage & update 40 to 50 Kubuntu laptops?

I have a custom developed application presently running on about 40 Kubuntu laptops (& more planned). Every few months I have to update the application. I also have to run Ubuntu updates and a few ...
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How to start GUI application on a remote Ubuntu box via SSH

I can log into the remote Ubuntu (Kubuntu 12.04) machine. Using the info from (How to start a a GUI software on a remote Linux PC via SSH) I tried the following after logging in: user@Kub:~$ export ...
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How do I SSH to machine A via B in one command?

I want to access a computer, say machine A which is based in my university's network. However, this computer is only accessible via the internal network of the university, so I can not use SSH to this ...
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Moving to Linux [closed]

The family PC is riding off into the sun. I want to replace it with a Linux solution. I'm looking at Ubuntu and openSUSE. I want to end up with a solution where anyone in my family can access their ...
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How to connect a CentOS system using rdesktop command?

I am using a Ubuntu system as server with windows xp clients. i have succesfully connected all xp system using the rdesktop command but when i tied to connect a CentOS system using rdesktop command it ...
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Accessing ubuntu remotely externaly network

Id like to access my laptop that is connected to the wireless of my university. I was connecting using TeamViewer but now the TeamViewer do not answer more when my computer is in university, I dont ...
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VLC Remote Access Hide

How can I configure VLC so that the host doesn't appear when searching for hosts from app like Remote VLC? Unfortunately I can't get a static IP for my Android phone so I can't restrict the access to ...
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Remote initialization of pulseaudio devices

I am administrating remotely a Ubuntu 12.04 which was originally installed as a desktop machine. I am away from home, so I want to use SSH in order to let my sound card to get access to a USB radio ...
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Remote Desktop from a ubuntu 13.04 to an Ubuntu 13.04 machine so the user on the second machine can see my movments

I would like to remote desktop/VPN from an Ubuntu 13.04 computer (a) to an Ubuntu 13.04 computer(b) so the user(s) on the second machine can see my movements. I would like something a lot like ...
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Run script on remote machine via telnet (not SSH)

I need to somehow run a script which resides on a remote machine running Ubuntu. SSH or any other connection type that requires complex encryption is not possible. The client that will connect to the ...
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unauthorized remote access

I continue to be harassed by unauthorized remote access of my computers, even though I have done everything NOT to be on the internet. I just located sone files indicating that I have the following ...
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TeamViewer and remote access problem

I install TeamViewer 8 on my Ubuntu 12.10 (64-bit) laptop. I can remotely connect to my Windows 7 PC (32-bit), but when I try to connect from my Windows 7 device to my Ubuntu device, it works once ...
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Where does VNC store its logfiles?

I've been getting a lot of VNC login attempts lately (it's probably because of that home server I set up a while back,) and I was just wondering where the access logs are. The directory ~/.vnc doesn't ...
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Anti Aliased Fonts with NoMachine NX

I am running nx server on a headless ubuntu server. Its desktop is to Unix -> Custom -> Emacs which gives me an Emacs window on the local machine. The only thing that does not work as expected is the ...
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How to connect to existing X session without unlocking physical display?

I usually leave many programs running on my workstation and sometimes I need to use it remotely. So I need to connect to existing X session, while keeping physical display (workstation's monitor) ...
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Offline remote management tool

Do you know of any tools that support the remote management of a Linux desktop, without requiring online access? I known of "online" alternatives and use them quite extensively (SSH and, for live ...
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How do I remote to my desktop? [duplicate]

I am wondering how I remote into my ubuntu machine from a Windows Machine that is on a different network?
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Why can't Ubuntu access my Raspberry Pi across LAN?

Okay, I recently got a Raspberry Pi, and I got it connected to my Wi-Fi - I enabled the SSH and installed Hiawatha, and I could access it just fine from my Desktop, which was running Puppy Linux at ...
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Accessing phpMyAdmin remotely

I've installed and got everything working and set up fine and I can install phpMyAdmin fine as well, but I am unable to access it remotely. I've tried adding the following into ...
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sudo: no tty present and no askpass program specified

When attempting to run a remote binary using sudo on the remote box: ssh remotehost "sudo ./binary" I see this error: sudo: no tty present and no askpass program specified How can I work ...
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How to acquire a remote host fingerprint that is not in known_hosts?

ssh-keygen -l -F host will print out the key of a remote host, but only if the host exists in known_hosts.Is it possible to request a fingerprint from a host that isn't in the known_hosts file? ...
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Doubts on remote access on Ubuntu 12.10 via FreeNX

I'm currently a little confused: what I'd like to do is to remotely access my Ubuntu 12.10 machine from an external device. I thought it would be straightforward, but I'm finding lots of issues and a ...
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VNC Server not asking for user-auth

I have setup my VNC Server on Ubuntu 12.04 following this guide. It all works fine, but what I would like it to do is upon connection prompt the user VNCing to login. At the moment I am auto-logged on ...
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How can I control an Ubuntu computer from another Ubuntu computer through the internet?

I'd like to know how to control another Ubuntu OS from my personal computer with Ubuntu, like remote access through the internet. There is any native software to perform this task? Or a built-in ...
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I have recieved messages informing me that a ip address is trying to view my computer remotely.

How do I safeguard my computer from remote attempts to hack my system ? I have a HP G72 laptop and am running Ubuntu 12.10.
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How to delete the .swp files when working remotely

I opened a file in vi, but unfortunately while changing it the terminal crashed. Now when I Try to open the same file again in a new session it displays the following message E325: ATTENTION Found a ...
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How to install winexe on Ubuntu?

I don't seem to find a working tutorial on how to install winexe, which is a program that allows for execution of commands on a Windows machine remotely from a Linux machine. None of the tutorials ...
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How can I log into an existing remote session using FreeNX?

I successfully installed FreeNX server and the QtNX client. When I connect to the server, the screen does not reflect my current desktop on the server, but a newly spawned session. How can I have ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 VNC Server with Java Client

I'm trying to setup a machine that I can admin remotely using VNC and I'm a tad stuck The particulars: These machines are inaccessible after they've been setup and as I need to set up a lot of ...
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Why doesn't Splashtop Streamer load?

I just installed Splashtop Streamer from Ubuntu Software Center. It installed without any errors, but it's not loading up when I try to start it. I'm using Ubuntu 12.10.
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How can I install Ubuntu on a device without a screen nor a keyboard?

This is tricky. I would like to install Ubuntu on a machine that is intended to work as server, and for some reason I do not have an option to connect a screen to it. I expect this may be similar to ...
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Accessing APACHE Remotely

I have two machines A and B. I have connected both machines using UTP cabel. I have assigned an IP address to Machine A (192.168.0.1) and Machine B (192.168.0.2). Machine A contains Ubuntu Server ...
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Can i control Ubuntu 12.10 desktop while it is being remotely controlled?

Me and a friend are trying to do a certain activity on my Ubuntu desktop; it is a program on my computer that he and I want to work on remotely. So naturally the remote login feature occurred to me, ...
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How to work remotely on Windows 8 from Ubuntu 10.04

How can I work remotely on Windows 8 machine from my Ubuntu 10.04 PC? Is there any guide how to set up remote desktop and VNC this way? (I don't want to use TeamViewer).
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Unable to do remote desktop using xrdp

I have a virtual machine (ubuntu) to which i need to do remote desktop. I do not have physical access to that machine and I can do only ssh to the machine. I wanted to do remote desktop and came up ...
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Remote desktop from Windows to Ubuntu

The only monitor I have is one of those crt huge dinosaurs. I want to access my ubuntu machine from my windows laptop. I have tried a few VNC programs already and I cant get it to work. Any tips? Or ...
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Why is this Nautilus script not working over SFTP?

I wrote the following script to use it in Nautilus. It merges files into folders. But when I try this for sftp://user@mynas/ it is not working. How can I fix the script to get it working via the ...
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Connecting to a TTY from another computer

How do I access one of my TTYs from a computer on my home network? For example, if my Ubuntu PC is running, and I want to access it's terminal from my Mac or Windows PCs that are on the same network. ...
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Why does my MySQL remote-connection fail (VLAN)?

ubuntu-community! Again I have a problem with my special friend MySQL :D I have got two servers - a database-server and a web-server - who are connected via VLAN. Now I want the web-server to have ...
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remote access a duel boot OS?

I've had problems with Virtual box in the past, and i feel more comfortable running a duel boot with ubuntu and windows 8, but it can be tiring having to turn off the computer when i need to skype or ...
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I am not able to login to another laptop

I am using this command: userA :~$ sudo ssh userB@192.168.1.3 It says ssh: connect to host 192.168.1.3 port 22: connection refused. I want to login remote & this is not working. In a forum ...
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Error 1130 connecting to MySQL on Ubuntu Server 12.04

I hope this is the right place for this...I currently am running Ubuntu Server 12.04 through VirtualBox on a Windows 7 host. I am trying to connect to the VM's MySQL engine using MyDB Studio for ...