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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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SSL Network extender check point unable to have remote access intranet

I'm trying to remotely connect to my desktop to have access to the private network of my company. I have been able to run Java on Firefox. However, when it ask me to give access to execute Java and I ...
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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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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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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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How to create a remote desktop connection between two Ubuntu PCs

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 as a server on a PC, but I am unable to connect via remote desktop from my another Ubuntu PC. Can you help me? Thanks.
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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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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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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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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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How to administer, manage & update 40 to 50 Kubuntu laptops?

I have a custom developed application presently running on about 40 Kubuntu laptops (& more planned). Every few months I have to update the application. I also have to run Ubuntu updates and a few ...
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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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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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cost free vnc and remote offsite monitoring

I'm looking to remotely use and fix my girlfriends computer 300 miles away and after that manage and watch it. She has over 10,000 updates and does not know how to use her computer. Can some one ...
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remote terminal win8 can't access dvd in 12.04 computer when its monitor and KBD are removed

Want to run 12.04 computer as a server with no kbd or monitor. But if I remove them the dvd shows up in the remote terminal but I cant access it. It works with the monitor and kbd installed on the ...
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Remote initialization of pulseaudio devices

I am administrating remotely a Ubuntu 12.04 which was originally installed as a desktop machine. I am away from home, so I want to use SSH in order to let my sound card to get access to a USB radio ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Connecting Android Device To Remote Machine Using USb

I have an android device which I have connected to my desktop running linux using USB. I am accessing a remote machine using my desktop which is also running linux. I want to run some command on my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How do I access my Linux and Windows XP computers from my Ubuntu 13.04 computer?

The Ubuntu 13.04 computer is connected by cable to a Linksys E1200 router for internet access. The Linux computer and the Win XP PC access the internet by wireless to the router. How do I access ...
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I wish to wipe my computer and back up files as someone has remote access to my laptop and then reinstall ubuntu

Can someone please tell me how I can back up my files and successfully wipe my computer then reinstall ubuntu as someone has remote access to my laptop
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Any recomendations for a Remote connection manager

I currently use PAC (Perl Auto Connect), but I am largely unhappy with it in a few way. I am looking for a remote connection manager to replace it. This should be a very popular topic with people that ...
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Using Ubuntu for Desktop as a Server

I am new to Ubuntu, and I have an application that runs on Ubuntu and Windows, but for security and efficiency, Ubuntu is recommended. I have installed Ubuntu for Desktop 12.40, and installed the ...