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

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Remote control for distribution upgrade

I've launched distribution upgrade (from 13.10 to 14.04) in Unity. Upgrade is running, but at the moment I don't have physical access to that machine (SSH is active) How can I verify in shell status ...
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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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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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Upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10 broke remote SSH access? [closed]

I can no longer connect via SSH to my Ubuntu instance after upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10 with: # do-release-upgrade Connecting with $ ssh -vvv [ip here] gives me: OpenSSH_6.3, OpenSSL 1.0.1e 11 ...
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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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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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Remote connection

I have many pcs on my job running Vnc for remote access, and I use Ubuntu 13.10, Which way is best for this connection pcs? Is there any program that could use
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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 personal ubuntu computer remotely

Currently I am using ubuntu 13.10 and I want the steps to access my personal computer remotely without using team viewer. Could you please help me for the same. Thanks, Rohan
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Connect to Teamviewer inside a VM

here is my scenario; I installed a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32bit as a virtual machine using Virtualbox. installed latest updates and guest additions Install TeamViewer (official, latest .deb file from ...
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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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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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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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Access folders with sudo priviliges via Nautilius-Connect to remote server

I need to access the /var/logs folder & many such folders on my remote server from nautilus, using "Connect to server" via ssh. I avoid root logins & have disabled it. I would like to use sudo ...
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Remotely access mysql db on vm from windows as host [closed]

I have ubuntu on vmware. I've installed mysql-server on it. And now I'd like to connect to this db directly from the Host(windows) machine. Ubuntu is connected to the router via bridge. I can ping it ...
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Setting up Ubuntu 12.04 to be accessed remotely from anywhere

I am extremely new to Ubuntu. I am using Ubuntu for the very first time because this is for a school assignment. My main goal right now is to be able to access my Ubuntu desktop remotely from ...
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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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Is it possible to bypass cryptswap during boot?

I am using Teamviewer to remote into my laptop and the cryptswap password entry during boot occurs before Teamviewer gets executed, meaning that I cannot restart my laptop remotely. Is there a way to ...
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Command-line control login remotely from another computer

I need a way to get command-line control of a computer remotely, from another computer. That is, I need a secure way to log in from another machine on the network using a terminal.
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Editing remote files via SSHFS mount very slow (Sublime Text)

I'm trying to nail down the best way to work on projects located on a remote server. I use Sublime Text and I've been experimenting with SSHFS on Ubuntu to mount the remote directory locally and then ...
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Why doesn't ssh record failed access in /var/log/btmp?

I want to record ssh failed accesses. I know that I can use /var/log/auth.log but I rather want to use the command lastb. But when I execute lastb, it doesn't show any records from ssh failed access. ...
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Firebird - Connection Refused

Whenever I try to connect firebird on my Ubuntu 13.10 from my Window 7 computer I get an error message saying that the connection was refused. I'm trying to connect using IBExpert and Java. Java ...
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Setting up multiple VMs on home server for remote access of VMs to different users via internet

I have a home server (2.3GHz - 6core, 16GB RAM, 3TB HDD, etc.) with Ubuntu server running on it. I want to install 3 different VMs on it (all ubuntu) for 3 different people. Each person will access an ...
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Cannot start log in through rdp after restart (Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS)

I have installed xrdp, unity-2d and xubuntu-desktop on my VPS remote server with Ubuntu to have a remote rdp access to it. By the first time it worked fine. But after rebooting I cannot log in into it ...
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Before I upgraded to saucy, an ssh connection would prevent a shutdown started from X11

I upgraded to saucy not too long ago and now an X11 user can shutdown even if I'm connected to that computer via ssh. Before the upgrade, an ssh connection would prevent the X11 users from shutting ...
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setting up remote access to VPS where Wine runs; is window manager needed?

I have a VPS running Ubuntu 12.04. My purpose is to let a windows application run under Wine, around the clock, 24/7. It consists of two .exe's, both have to open their GUIs to run. From time to time ...
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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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Remote Control Desktop over Bluetooth

Is there a way to control my Ubuntu Desktop (13.10) remotely over Bluetooth, with my Android 4.4 device?
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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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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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Remotely view photos in Ubuntu PC from an iPad [closed]

In this answer it is explain how to use a program called Remiew to remotely view photos in a computer from a mobile device. The principle is quite straightforward: the program is an HTTP server that ...
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Alienware Aurora Ubuntu12.04 VNC Connection Refused

I have an issue with remote connecting to my computer through a VNC viewer. I have internet connection and I can connect through an ssh connection but I cannot remote connect through a viewer. I've ...
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Connecting remotely from Ubuntu to another linux

I want to connect remotely from Ubuntu to Suse. Two different systems in two different locations. I know how to use ssh to connect remotely to a machine in the same network. But, I do not know how to ...
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Want to access work computer: ssh and GUI or VNC

The title says it all: I have a workstation at work (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) and I want to access it from my home laptop (also running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS). I already do it via SSH, but would now like a GUI. ...
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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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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 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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keyboard behaves differently under bash

When logged to other computer from windows under bash, putty maps keys properly but under other shells like sh or zsh keys like Delete are mapped incorrectly (to ~ character). Setting XTERM to ...
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Can you set passwords in .ssh/config to allow automatic login?

I'm using ubuntu 11.10. I'm using ssh for connecting to many servers daily, so i put their parameters in .ssh/config file; like this : Host Home User netmoon Port 22 HostName test.com Is there a ...
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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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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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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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How to use Ubuntu to kill processes in Windows machine on my local network?! [closed]

Having two computers (1 Desktop Ubuntu, 1 Laptop Windows 7). Is it possible to kill a process of a given running service on Windows 7 such as Skype, knowing that I have its local IP address along with ...
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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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Need help with setup of two connected PCs

I'm planning the following: I've got two computers. Let's call them PC_A and PC_B I'm going to set up both with a Kubuntu Saucy system PC_A and PC_B should have a wired connection to each other -> ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Lan Messenger not receiving any files

I have installed Lan Messnger from http://lanmsngr.sourceforge.net/ which is working perfectly with text messenger. On other hand problem is, it is not able to receive files from other users though I ...
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Jump Desktop for Ubuntu?

Is there any way to install the Jump Desktop viewer on Ubuntu 12.04.3 (running on a 2004 Sony Vaio desktop) so I can remotely access my Mac?
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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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Remmina Remote Desktop RDP Connection Question

I am a student at Penn State and we have remote labs that we can access at anytime as an RDP protocol remote desktop. I am attempting to log in to it using Remmina remote desktop viewer, but the ...
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Why is ssh X-Forwarding of browser not working for internal IP addresses?

I want to access my private Ubuntu server at home during lunch break at and from work. The problem was, that at work, the SSH port is blocked by the firewall (default setting). So I changed the ...