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

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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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SSH: Can connect locally but not “remotely”

A bit of background: I'm a ubuntu user for almost a year now. I had an old box lying around and decided to put it to some use. The first thing I wanted to do was set up SSH so that I can place it in a ...
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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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Network Access: I can't access 192.168.1.101 from 192.168.1.102

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 on my PC with IP 192.168.1.101. every thing work fine, e.g. my web server is running and I can see http://localhost/ or http://192.168.1.101 properly. But the problem is that ...
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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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Disable interactive SSH at user-level

I connect to a server I don't control via SSH. I use public key access and don't need to be able to connect with a keyboard-interactive password. I would like to disable keyboard-interactive access ...
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How do I block myself from logging in over the weekend?

I'm wondering if anyone has ever written a cron script that blocks ones remote access (specifically a linux email server that I access via alpine on my local linux machine over an ssh connection) over ...
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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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how to copy file or directory to remote machine using sftp

I used this command sftp cbuser@10.250.41.20 to start session with a remote virtual machine on the cloud and tried to copy files from my local machine to that machine and I used this command : put ...
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How to make x11vnc run on multiple clients independently?

I have installed x11vnc on my ubuntu machine. Below is its x11vnc.conf script : start on login-session-start script /usr/bin/x11vnc -shared -xkb -forever -auth /var/run/lightdm/root/:0 -display :0 ...
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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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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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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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How do I disable remote SSH login as root from a server?

For security purposes my company wants me to not allow anyone to be able to log into our Ubuntu server as root remotely over SSH. We still want the root account to exist, we just do not want it to be ...
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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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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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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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How to copy/paste text from remote system?

I used to access a remote system via VNC viewer, but when I copy some text from the remote system and paste it in my text editor(local system), nothing happens. Do I need to install any additional ...
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How to access an ubuntu machine via VNC from the login screen?

I want to access an Ubuntu machine remotely via VNC. But I can access the Ubuntu machine only if the user is logged in. I want to access the ubuntu machine via VNC from the login screen itself. We can ...
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What free Remote Desktop (server) solutions are there?

I know Ubuntu comes with a "Remote Desktop" option that appears to be a straightforward VNC server, and I'm trying to understand the alternatives. Here are the possibilities I've heard about so far: ...
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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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Blank desktop when logging in via xrdp

I am trying to access Ubuntu 11.10 using Remote Desktop from a Win 7 machine. I installed xrdp. I launch the Windows remote desktop client and login in. I then get prompted for the user name and ...
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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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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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How can I share my desktop using Skype?

I'm running Ubuntu Lucid Netbook Remix on my laptop and I need to be able to share my desktop for a Skype call. Does anyone know how to get this done?
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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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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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Remotely access postgresql database

I need to access a postgresql database from a remote machine on a VPS at DigitalOcean running 12.10 and postgresql 9.1. How do I do this? I noticed port 5432 is closed, how do I open this?
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copy with ssh with port other than 22

How do I copy files from my local to some remote server which hosts ssh on port other than default (22). I usually connect to the server using ssh username@remotehost.com -p 2000 Now I need to ...
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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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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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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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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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Access workstations without public IP - maybe with VPN

My friend told me, that without public IP of the workstations, I can access machines remotely. But I'm a rather confused in using VPN, I don't understand how can it manage to connect. I saw this video ...
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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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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 ...