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

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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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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 ...
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Quickly access Auto-hide Option

When I use TeamViewer to access my laptop, I want the launcher to stay put (ie not autohide). But when I am at home I want the launcher to autohide. Is it possible to map the auto-hide option to a ...
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Need to install; then access via VNC or remote desktop; XScreen unusable

Got netbook. Installed Ubuntu 12.04 because want to be conservative re LT. Radeon X1270 I want to be able to sign in blind, install what I need to using some keystrokes and presumably to do the ...
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How to upgrade Firefox on several computers on the network

I have about 10 computers on my LAN and I would like to upgrade the Firefox on the computers across the LAN. The computers are not connected to the internet. I can download the tar files from the ...
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How To Access Eclipse workspace remotely from Ubuntu?

See title. I am running Ubuntu 12.04, the target machine holding the Eclipse workspace I want to access is running Scientific linux. Is it possible to work from within Eclipse remotely? Update ...
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How do you set up a ubuntu server so that it can recieve and run code remotely

I've gotten my hands on two older (i.e. ~2 years old) department towers that I came across when setting up our new workstations that I want to turn into servers that people can run code on remotely. ...
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Create a custom shortcut that types clipboard contents

I want to automate keyboard input so that I can "paste" my clipboard contents to a remote KVM such as IPMI, or Raritan. To accomplish this, I installed xdotool and xclip. I then wrote a simple command ...
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File manager (Nautilus) hangs or is ultra slow when listing contents of ssh/sftp server

I used to use File --> Connect to server to connect to my remote ssh a lot before 12.04/11.10. But now in a fresh install of 12.04, whenever I try to access the remote files, nautilus either always ...
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mount remotely mybook live network drive

I have a mybook live western digital 1TB hard disk connected to fritzbox 7270 router in office. When I am in the office, I can mount this drive to ubuntu since I have added to the etc/fstab file: ...
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Connecting from Work to home-

Any thoughts on how I can connect to my Ubuntu PC at home from work given they don't allow outbound VPN connections from the office? For my XP machine, I use logmein.
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Making Remotely Connected ubuntu server as GUI enabled

I am trying to connect to a remote server in cloud hosting service using remote desktop client application. Actually, the remote server is a server edition. I need it as GUI enabled like an Ubuntu ...
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Environment variables & xrdp

Something quite strange. I want to add a global environment variable JAVA_HOME. So I tried add this in /etc/environment JAVA_HOME=/usr/lib/java/jdk1.7.0_07 Ok, it's working but not if I open a ...
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Remote Desktop Connection from Windows 7 to Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to use remote desktop from Windows 7 to Ubuntu? I am new to ubuntu - I have my personal laptop on UBUNTU and work on WIN 7 PC at my office. Can you please ...
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Can I SSH into a computer using Landscape?

I have a couple of computers that I manage using Canonical Landscape. Both of them are behind routers and in different cities so I can't easily SSH into them using openssh. They're running Ubuntu ...
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Access ubuntu machine via VNC server

I am trying to access my Ubuntu machine remotely through a VNC service. I have configured the machine and am successfully able to open a VNC session when pointing to my own machine locally. Remotely ...
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Remote access via ssh with password

During my experiments with VPS (11.10 x86) I meet some problem with remote access to my machine. After installing the system, I'm able to login via Putty from Windows machine (default account with ...
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Execute a command on local computer from a connected remote SSH host?

Say I have connected to a remote computer via SSH. From a program on this remote computer, I need to execute a command on my local computer (the connection initiator). Which raises the question: is ...
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how to start LXDE session automatically after tightvncserver starts to make me able see desktop when connecting to the host via vncclient?

I have system which is equipped with Intel Celeron processor 1.1 GHz s370 with 384 Mb of RAM on Intel d815egew motherboard which supports wake-on-lan function. I want to use such a PC for Internet ...
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How do I start a program on my desktop from an SSH session?

Lets say I want to start Teamviewer on my home-desktop which I currently only have SSH access to. How would I do that?
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Can I use Ubuntu as a wireless media server which performs all decoding/processing server-side?

I want to setup UBUNTU 12.04 desktop as Home media server. I have window 7 netbook and UBUNTU 12.04lts laptop even a samsun galaxy note tablet (android). Two desktop in other room with dualboot win7 ...
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Remote access from an Ubuntu desktop on internal LAN over internet to Ubuntu machine on another LAN

This question is prompted by another question here. Now I use teamviewer to connect to a Ubuntu desktop in a customer's LAN from my LAN. I get a password and access ID from him and connect, then use ...
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Setting up external HDD to be accessable from Android device

I am a brand new Ubuntu user on 12.04 and am trying to figure out how to set it up so that I can access my external from my android device from any location. I use the external for all my media and ...
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Remote Desktop (Vino-Server) connects but display doesn't work?

Ubuntu comes default with vino-server, I can remote into my machine, and connect to it, however, the display inside my remote client, is a mirror of my own desktop. I tried using one monitor, ...
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How do I allow more than one user to read the output and enter commands for a program running in the Terminal remotely via SSH?

I've looked around and I've seen that some people recommended using Screen, but I don't exactly know what they meant. The program in question is a Minecraft server. I need it to be able to allow ...
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Annoying file system check, when starting the computer with WOL

Sometimes I need to get some files from my desktop computer, so I send a wake on LAN package (using my laptop) to the computer and it turns on. But every 30 times I have to wait ~30 minutes for the ...
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How do I install TeamViewer Host?

How do I install TeamViewer 7 Host on Ubuntu Server 12.04?
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Opening the file browser of the remote machine via terminal and moving files around?

I can SSH to my remote desktop machine via my laptop and launch its file browser via terminal by: nautilus but I would like to be able to drag and drop the files from remote machine to my local ...
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How do I remotely control another Ubuntu desktop from Ubuntu?

How do I remotely control another desktop (both are Ubuntu 12.04) from my client machine? Is it possible to use Remmina Remote Desktop Client?
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How to get a window from a remote box, command line only?

I've got a remote Ubuntu box (a Linode) that I need to run a Java program which is not headless (it has a GUI window). I am having the worst time trying to get this to work. I don't need a whole ...
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Send current workspace to another computer?

I have a desktop and laptop, both running Ubuntu 12.04. Frequently when working, I will need to move from the desktop to the laptop and go on the road. Is there any way possible that on the desktop, i ...
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How to share screen on Ubuntu 11.04

I am new to Ubuntu and am trying to share my screen (To a user who geographically sits thousands of miles away from me). Basically, he wants to control my desktop and perform some ...
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ssh: connect to host myremotehost.com port 22: Connection refused

So I am trying to get ssh working on my server. I can connect on my local network with the local ip address of the server perfectly fine. When I try to connect remotely (through a domain name that I ...
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How do I access my ubuntu computer using vncserver/viewer?

I have an ubuntu computer that I want to remotely log into using a vnc connection. So far, this is what I have done: sudo apt-get install tightvncserver After downloading the software, I typed on ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 Server remote access

A IT Tech person set us up a Ubuntu Server 11.10 fileserver is there a way that you can remote access the file on the server, I know that it can me done but I'm not sure if it have been setup. how to ...
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Accidentally accepted unknown IP to Desktop Sharing

I was using Desktop Sharing on 12.04 for some days, and there were a lot of connect requests from unknown IPs. One of the connect requests I accidentally agreed to because I mixed up the ...
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Problem with scp syntax

I am trying to copy a .tar archive from remote server to my pc. Directory of the archive that I want to copy: canserhan@embserv:~/tar_files/rtl_archive.tar Destination: ...
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XRDP: How to get remote terminal services without local user login?

I just installed xrdp (remote desktop) and I realise it works great, except 1 problem. When the machine reboots I have to redo the local user login on the machine to start the service. Ideally I'd ...
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Remote ssh configuration problem

My basic problem is that I would like to launch graphical application (eg firefox) on a remote computer (at work) from my computer at home. The computer at work (WPC) is behind a firewall. So I'm ...
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default shell for remote commands through ssh

I have the following setup on my ubuntu 10.04 box ~$ echo $SHELL /bin/bash ~$ grep $USER /etc/passwd ubuntu:x:1000:1000:Ubuntu,,,:/home/ubuntu:/bin/bash However, when I run a remote command, zsh ...
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How to solve: “Connect to host some_hostname port 22: Connection timed out”?

I have two Ubuntu machines. Both have openssh-client and openssh-server installed on them. ssh-ing from machine G (fresh Ubuntu 11.10 installation) to machine K works great. But ssh-ing from machine K ...