Questions that refer to a software or an OS feature allowing applications, either command line programs or graphical applications, to be run remotely on a server, while being displayed locally.

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I have installed ubuntu 12.04 on a pc and I'm sharing the desktop to a win machine but the screen is not refreshing

The image is always the same as the first image. It never updates the screen. How may I fix it? thanks
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How to access and use another Ubuntu over LAN?

I'd like to have seamless control over my computer from my laptop within my home LAN. After seeing this post, it would seem that seamless (no lagginess at all, which VNC introduces) control is ...
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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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How to remote into windows 7 through virtualbox on ubuntu 12.04 from outside the network

I have ubuntu 12.04 installed with virtualbox 4.1.12. I have a windows 7 professional 32-bit virtualmachine with a bridged network adapter inside virtualbox. I've given a static ip to this machine ...
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rdesktop is not accepting a 3 key combination

So I'm using rdesktop to connect to a remote server of us where I have Visual Studio. The virtual machine is a Windows 2008 server. I use this parameters: rdesktop -D -g 1920x1200 -k it X.X.X.X ...
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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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Problem with using remote desktop application via citrix web client

I have problem when I connect to remote desktop (Windows VDI) via Citrix application from web, it look like that mouse hot spot is shifted to upper position then I can't click on the correct button or ...
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By default does RDesktop use any encryption?

When you use RDesktop to remote into another computer, is it traveling over the internet unencrypted? How secure is RDesktop, or should another application be used? Thanks
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How to view Windows desktops over network?

I would like to view a remote Windows desktop and also control the action/clicks, start applications, etc, from my Ubuntu desktop. Can this be done? If yes, is there any easy to use tool for this? ...
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How to control computer through iPod

I have enabled the setting that allows people who connect to my computer to control it. Now, I was wondering if there was a way to connect to it through my iPod and control it from there? If so, do ...
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How do I control remote Windows 7 machine? VNC/RDP/?

I have a Windows 7 laptop that's going out and about and I'd like to be able to admin' it from my Ubuntu (precise) desktop. While the laptop is in my office I can use Gnome's "Remote Desktop Viewer" ...
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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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Share only single screen with someone

So when I was on windows and working with a colleague I used to use Webex and would share my desktop, I could lock it down to showing only a single monitor - I can't find a equivalent on Ubuntu and ...
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which software is suitable for remote-desktop management?

which software is suitable in ubuntu for remote desktop management using internet. not home network (LAN).
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Setting up remote desktop via ssh? Not actually at the machine but can ssh

I'm not going to be in front of my ubuntu machine for a while but I very much need to be able to remote desktop to it. In an ssh session, what's the best route to take to set-up and allow certain ...
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SSH'ing to my machine attaches an existing screen session and detaching it ends my SSH session

ssh'ing to my Ubuntu machine automatically attaches an existing screen session and detaching ends my ssh session What I want is to be able to ssh to my Ubuntu machine without automatically ...
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freenx sound fw

How can I get sound forwarding from a 12.04 to a 12.04 ubuntu machine ? I have tried a couple things I found on google, but none worked. There were not targetted towards ubuntu.
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How to set a keyboard shortcut that is sent to Ubuntu rather than active remote desktop?

I have three workspaces: WS1, WS2 and WS3. In WS1, I have an active remote desktop session to a windows computer, started with "rdesktop ". In WS2, I have some bash terminals In WS3, I have some ...
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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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Bio-Linux: How to select an OS for remote desktop in dual boot environment? [closed]

I have a system dual-booting Windows 7 Pro and Bio-Linux ("Bio-Linux provides more than 500 bioinformatics programs on an Ubuntu Linux 10.04 base" 10.04 is LTS, supported until April 2013). I have ...
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Direct X-forwarding

I'm struggling to set up X-forwarding between 2 different machines on my local network and my ubuntu desktop. I'm able to connect using ssh x-forwarding one one machine, but the other machine (a Qnap ...
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Step by step copy paste tutorial for configuring VNC/RDP without a reboot

I have an existing ssh connection between my computer (A:12.04) and a remote computer (B:10.04) (from A I just type ssh B). I have root access on both. Both use ubuntu desktop edition. I am struggling ...
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How can I change the port of Remote Desktop?

How can I change the port of Ubuntu's built in Remote Desktop?
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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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Why won't Remmina connect to Windows 7 Remote Desktop?

I'm using Ubuntu and I'm trying to connect to another machine in a different network using remote desktop. In Windows7 I have made the following in order to activate remote desktop: I've gone to ...
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Desktop sharing options for Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity

I would like to be able to access my office Ubuntu 12.04 machine from home, from a Mac Mini with Mac OSX. I have a VPN and I am able to access my office machine over SSH, so connectivity is not a ...
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Can I use another computer as a second monitor? [duplicate]

Is there a way to extend my desktop's screen onto my laptop's display, as if the laptop was just another monitor in a dual-monitor configuration? Maybe with some combination of VNC and Synergy?
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How do I get around administrator priviliges are required for this task when installing real vnc?

When I try to install real VNC and enter in the registration code I get administrator privileges are required for this task. How do I get around this? I am the only user on the computer and already ...
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Connection to host xxx.xxx.xxx.xx was closed Ubuntu 11.10 to Mac

I am trying to do a remote desktop connection to a Mac using the remote desktop viewer in Ubuntu 11.10 with the VCN protocol. I get to the password prompt enter my password then I get the error that ...
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Send current workspace to another computer?

I have a desktop and laptop, both running Ubuntu 12.04. Frequently when working, I will need to move from the desktop to the laptop and go on the road. Is there any way possible that on the desktop, i ...
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How can I clear history and settings for the Remote Desktop Viewer (Vinagre)?

How do I clear all the settings for Vinagre to take it back to a brand-new, virgin state? I accidentally typed a connection in wrong and I cannot figure out how to delete it. Also some of my ...
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Connecting to Ubuntu box

I am trying to remote desktop from one Ubuntu machine to another. I can ssh from client to server successfully. On the server machine I set up everything that is mentioned in the guides (Remote ...
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Can I access my home PC from the office with SSH?

I want to use my home pc at my office, without literally taking it to my office. I would like to have a simpler solution than TeamViewer, cause I'm usually using Live distros at my work place, so SSH ...
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Accidentally accepted unknown IP to Desktop Sharing

I was using Desktop Sharing on 12.04 for some days, and there were a lot of connect requests from unknown IPs. One of the connect requests I accidentally agreed to because I mixed up the ...
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Copy and execute file via rdesktop

I successfully conntected to a windows machine in LAN via grdesktop. Now I would like to have a script which copies a *.bat file and executes it on the windows machine via rdesktop. Any suggestions? ...
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How do I set up xrdp session that reuses an existing session?

I have been trying to set up a RDP terminal server on precise using xrdp and have been having significant trouble getting a working configuration. When a user logs on, I need it to connect to that ...
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How to disable Remmina Remote Desktop automatic shortcuts?

I noticed that Remmina Remote Desktop comes installed by default in 12.04. This is great because I have used it in the past and really enjoy it. Anyways, there is a little problem. When I am doing ...
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Lubuntu and remote desktop

I have a SSH address that I connect through command line, but I would like to have a GUI option to make my work easier. So is it possible to connect through ssh using remote desktop on Lubuntu 11.10? ...
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How to setup Remote desktop sharing?

I am using Ubuntu 11.04 and I want to know how can I access another one of my friends system using Ubuntu 11.04 over remote desktop.I have installed openssh-server,Now what will be the next step to ...
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Can an Android phone control Ubuntu like a remote?

I am looking at making a budget media centre. I am new to Linux and have not yet installed it but think I can manage. I want to use Ubuntu and would like to use my Android phones to control or work as ...
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Do I really need desktop sharing for one PC?

I am running ubuntu 11.10. I saw this thing about desktop sharing and saw what it was. I also read that it takes up a lot of the PC's speed. I am only on this computer and that is all I have. Do I ...
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What is the alternative for Teamviewer?

Is there any Ubuntu alternative for team-viewer software for Windows?
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How can I access one desktop session from another on the same machine?

I want to run a desktop session as user A, and from that session access a different desktop session as user B. This way I can test, screencast or share my screen from session B, while having access to ...
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How do I remote desktop to Linux (Ubuntu) from Windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to use remote desktop from Windows 7 to Ubuntu? I see folks have asked how to remote desktop from Ubuntu to Windows, but not vice versa. How can I remote ...
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VNC Alternative

Is there an alternative to VNC available which is on par with the features in Windows Remote Desktop? No configuration except possible switching it on. Authentication should be done just like a ...
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remote desktop only works locally

here's my problem, I want to be able to remote control my grandparents computer in order to help them without having to drive 20 minutes to get there. however I can only connect to their machine when ...
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Desktop sharing - which port to forward?

I'm trying to share my desktop with the integrated tool Desktop Sharing Is there ports to forward on the router, and which ones ?
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How to connect to a virtual server using TightVNC from a Windows XP machine?

Our client from a different country provided us a VPN connection which we connect through Sonicwall net-extender. I am using Windows XP 32-bit. After that I use putty to connect to the client's ...
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Installing VNC with resumable sessions

I'm coming from Fedora, where there's a useful package called "vnc-ltsp-config", which installs VNC so that it functions just like a normal Gnome desktop (i.e. it provides a login prompt, and then ...
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VNC clients with Snow Leopard support

I am looking for a good VNC client to use with Snow Leopard. Vinagre works, but is not flexible, and thus slow. I tried a couple other ones, but they failed to connect. (Incompatible protocol or ...