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

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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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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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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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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 [email protected] 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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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 simulate keyboard input so that I can "paste" my clipboard contents to applications that don't allow it (e.g. remote KVM). Right now, I'm trying to use xdotool and xclip: xdotool type ...
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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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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 ...