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

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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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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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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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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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how to remote desktop into server gui without logging into the console beforehand

ok so I want to use something like VNC or RDP to connect to my Ubuntu 12.04 server after it has booted up and is displaying a login prompt without having to go to the console and actually log in at ...
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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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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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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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how to remotely control Ubuntu 14.04 via SSH

I have (indirect) SSH access to the machine and a user is currently logged in physically. I want to get access to the physical screen. How? There are many related question, but none really help me: ...
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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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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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vsFTPd limit virtual users access

I have configured virtual users in vsFTPd . let say i have created two virtual user vivek and sayali It is working fine My problem is sayali user has access to vivek's and all system folders . how ...
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how to open ports in Ubuntu Server 12.4 LTS

How to open ports TCP 1723 / UDP 1701 / UDP GRE 46 on Ubuntu Server? Note: ufw is disabled in the server. sudo iptables -L -nv gives me the following result. Chain INPUT (policy ACCEPT 1613K ...
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vino-server: local connection works but not remote connection

I would like to remotely take control over ma grandma's PC, where I installed lubundu 14.04.1. This is not a duplicate of this other question (I want to avoid teamviewer + see below). I configured ...
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Desktop Sharing Application port

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my desktop. I have seen the Desktop Sharing application which is installed with package. This application is running on port: 5900. I need to change the port of ...
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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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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 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 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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Does “old” rsh exist in Ubuntu?

I wanted to try out rsh (or rshell?) - the old, insecure way of logging in remotely. On my Ubuntu 11.04, it turns out an rsh command exists: $ which rsh /usr/bin/rsh ... however, it turns out it ...
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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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Unable to connect to Ubuntu from a remote machine

In my Ubuntu I installed tomcat and deployed web application.I started tomcat and trying to access from windows like below: http://<54.85.125.1:8080>/manager I am getting output like this: ...
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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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Simultaneous remote connections

Is there any package for Ubuntu which allows me to connect to remote computer without disturbing or terminating others who have already connected to that server or who are accessing the computer ...
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How to access personal ubuntu computer remotely

Currently I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I want the steps to access my personal computer remotely without using team viewer. Could you please help me for the same. Is it possible to access my ...
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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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Fastest(low latency) way to mirror a screen over Gb eth

I have 2 computers directly connected via Ethernet 1k. Wondering what codec in vlc or program would achieve the lowest latency and/or quality. Because I'm going to use synergy to access the screen,I ...
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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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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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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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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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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 machine?

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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xubuntu desktop breaks on tightvncserver

I have a desktop PC I want to remote desktop to, I also like the concept of virtual displays, so no one can see what I'm doing as I do it unless they connect to the display (as opposed to the standard ...
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How to automount a gvfs file system on logon

I configured a remote folder in nautilus. I always need this remote folder, so I created a symbolic link to it in my home folder: ln -s ~/.gvfs/remote_folder ~/remote_folder. Though, when I first ...
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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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teamviewer in “client only” mode

I have a remote PC with the teamviewer on it. I want to use my local teamviewer installation only for connecting to that remote PC, and I don't want any services (teamviewerd) running on my local ...
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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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How to reset/flush remove ufw rules in recovery mode in ubuntu 12.04

Hello I think I have mistakenly locked myself from a remote server (ssh). I had a way to restart in recovery mode but it seems ufw is not even installed when in recovery mode. should I follow ...
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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 ...
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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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configure remote server's apache and php to locate a website [closed]

I need to locate website files to remote machine which runs CentOS with no graphical user interface. My machine runs ubuntu. Is there a way to check configuration of installed apache and php or how to ...
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Why is netcat remote shell not returning any output on ubuntu 12.04?

I'm connecting to a server I have on my laptop, both are on the same vmnet and both systems are Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. In order to connect I use reverse shell from the web sever. First I start listening ...
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LTSP thin client would not login

The situation is: I have created an Ubuntu LTSP 64bit Server with 32 bit clients using the steps in this tutorial. I used Virtual Box machine as thin client using same procedure in this tutorial. ...
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Multiple Connections through SSH

We have a server which we connect through and do remote tasks. However, around 4-5 people login with the same username and password. Can this situation cause anything weird?