Anything involving something running on one computer and interacting with resources of another computer (e.g. display).

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How to install Ubuntu on network accessible mini-itx just like a Raspbian on a Raspberry?

I have an Asus H81I-PLUS mini-itx machine with intel core i3 processor with a 60 GB Kingston SSD (intended to use only for booting). I want to install Ubuntu on this machine. But, I don't have ...
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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?
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Need to install a Multi-Desktop Environment on a virtual machine

I need to install a virtual machine with seperated desktops for each user and each one with it's own customizing enabled. There should also be a separate desktop for guests with a fixed envirionment ...
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Using Ubuntu OS as a thin client on machines for users to access and then remote onto a windows terminal server

I was wondering whether anyone had ever installed Ubuntu OS onto a VM and then used it as host system to enable users to login to a windows terminal server from it or if this is possible at all , any ...
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How to fix quadruple screen in teamviewer?

When I connect with my remote Ubuntu server (from Windows 7) everything I get is a quadruple cut-off image of something that from far looks like a desktop environment: I have googled this error and ...
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Facing error while connecting Remote PC in Aptana Studio on ubuntu 12.04

While using Aptana Studio on Ubuntu, I want to Connect remote file in my system and i am facing this error Establishing SFTP connection failed: The connection did not complete The connection did not ...
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issue regarding chrome remote desktop in 12.04 LTS

I am using internet through proxy server.I want to insatll app chrome remote Desktop on my Computer but error "An Unexpected error occurred.Please report this problem to the ...
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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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XBMC and Power Saving

I have set up my XBMC system on my ASUS X401A laptop. I am now getting towards the stage where most of my film collection is on an external hard drive and as such I will be putting it closed on a ...
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Is there another option besides MythTV for watching video files with remote control access?

For one computer I have, I'd like to be able to watch videos I have in a local directory on the monitor, but be able to control which files play, and be able to pause, rewind, fast forward, and so on, ...
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Ubuntu server remote access?

Hi i'm pretty new to the use of ubuntu server. i had a spare computer laying around and i figured i'd make it into a storage device. I have been able to get the server to work on my home network but ...
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How to transfer files to Windows Server through rdp?

I am using Ubuntu, and have tested a lot of rdp clients, right now I am using "Remmina RDC". As a web developer I, need to transfer files to the server "Windows Server" and vice versa. I am new to ...
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I'm Unable to change/set Read write permission on mounted remote drives and directories

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS I've been working on a read write permission issue involving a network drive mounted locally on my Ubuntu box. I Use this device to run my Plex server, I keep my media files on a ...
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Ubuntu does not load the remote control to start

I just purchased a Philips remote control rc-197 with its USB receiver, lsusb recognizes it as: Bus 004 Device 002: ID 0471:060c Philips (or NXP) Consumer Infrared Transceiver (HP) Lirc install the ...
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Why my remote control does not work in Ubuntu?

I switched from openSUSE to Kubuntu because of bad funtion of XBMC in openSUSE, but in Kubuntu my remote control does not work out of the box, this related with systemd? Because in archlinux the ...
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Using remote desktop WITH monitor connected fails

Situation: I was running ubuntu 12.04 headless and then remote connecting from a windows box using Remote Desktop Connection. This worked fine. In fact, more than once person could connect this ...
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Remote desktop client for windows with sound support [closed]

Please advice windows client to connect to ubuntu remotely. I need to have audio support also. I used x2go but there were problems with audio. Is there anything else to try? Thanks, Alexey
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How to get VLC working with my remote?

Ubuntu 12.04, StreamZap remote. I have lirc installed, and it can see buttons being pushed. I went to VLC, Tools, Preferences, Show settings:All, Interface, Control interfaces an selected "Infrared ...
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Send play/pause command to android phone via bluetooth

I've set up my Ubuntu LTS as a Bluetooth A2DP receiver for my android phone. It works well. I would like to control music player on my phone via bluetooth as well. So are there any tools to send ...
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How do I make an app run on startup with root privileges?

I'm trying to install a remote shutdown program on my machine , so I can shutdown it from my android tablet , and it needs root privileges to run successfully. I'd rather not have to load it with ...
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How can I improve my remote computer visualization?

Here is the thing guys: I enabled my GNOME Desktop Sharing 3.4.2 on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and installed the VNC Viewer software on my Windows 7 Desktop. I can actually access the Ubuntu remotely, but I ...
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How do i use a virtual internet connection?

Can I login to my local computer, but use the internet connection of a remote server ? if so, how ? I have never done this before and am trying to experiment with ssh/tunneling protocols like socks ...
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Remote control: too much output

I use an X10 remote control and dongle on Ubuntu 12.04, loaded on a Dell Latitude 430, and have been happily mapping the output to keys with no problem at all. Lirc is loaded and I use irxevent -d to ...
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Remote into Desktop on ubuntu through ssh

So we have SSH access to a ubuntu server, and we need to setup some programs that require visual access, but we have no clue how to do this through SSH, any help?
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How can I stream my screen to other computers?

I am looking for something like the TightVnc Projector but cross-platform and free if possible. I have seen stuff like iTALC but it was hard to setup on Windows and long-winded for what I need. all ...
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Remote installation . What is he doing?

I give access to a company to remotely install ubuntu for me . Is there a way to monitor/see that what is he doing now ?
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(SOLVED) SSH: Connection refused from windows but NOT from linux

i have an issue when i try connecting to my Ubuntu server from local network. when i try to connect from my PC (static ip) with win7 and putty, i get Network error:connection refused But when I ...
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ssh -X :XIO: fatal IO error 14 (Bad address) on X server

When "ssh -X" was executed between remote computer (Ubuntu 13.04) and local computer (Ubuntu 13.04), the error was displayed as shown below. XIO: fatal IO error 14 (Bad address) on X server ...
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Multiple Ubuntu workstations running Windows applications

I would like to achieve something like this. Multiple Ubuntu 12.x Unity workstations can simultaneously access centralized server where they could work on Windows application. Let's say Adobe ...
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Is there any app for lubuntu which has ability to remotely turn on the PC and use it and then tun it off also

Is there any app for lubuntu which has ability to remotely turn on the PC and use it and then tun it off also. I want it as my computer is in NewYork and I want to access some files in my office at ...
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Can I trick Ubuntu into thinking a keyboard and mouse are attached?

I am using this system as an HTPC and do not want a keyboard and mouse laying around. I have remotedroidserver set to launch at startup, and it works great as long as there was a keyboard and mouse ...
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Remote desktop connection color not proper

I am using lubutu 13.10.I have installed remima in it.When i connect to remote connection which is windows server 2008 the display is not proper.It has different colour some weird colours.I have ...
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Ubuntu does not suspend via (IR) RC, but suspend via keyboard does work

I connected a Microsoft IR receiver to my Gigabyte Brix (core i5 4200U) running Ubuntu 13.10. The code for my IR receiver is: Bus 002 Device 005: ID 0471:0815 Philips (or NXP) eHome Infrared Receiver ...
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Open a window in a remote machine

Is there a way to open a window in a remote machine via ssh? I know that ssh -X redirects to my local remote windows but is there a way to open that windows in the remote machine and keep it alive ...
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control pc through ethernet line

I have my desktop setup with internet and have an Ethernet connection to my Raspberry Pi, using network sharing the Pi can access the internet. Can I use the Ethernet line to control the Pi with my ...
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Grub menu appearing without timeout after rtcwakeup

I am attempting to set up a remote server at home while I am off at college. I have a few scripts I would like to run using rtcwake. However, whenever the computer wakes up the GRUB menu will always ...
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Help getting ATV remote to work with XBMC

I am new to ubuntu and terminal commands. I am trying to get my Apple TV remote to work with my XBMC install on ubuntu 12.04 or a XBMCbuntu install. I have tried using lirc but don't understand how to ...
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How to setup telnet to accept remote connections

I am using Ubuntu server 13.10 and I am trying to get my telnet to work. I am using a vpn service to test the remote connection. Connection: MBMacBook-Pro:~ mb: telnet telnet.mysite.com 666 Trying ...
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How can I remote control Ubuntu from a Mac?

So I am going out of town for a month and want to be able to control my Ubuntu from my MacBook Pro since it will be mining litecoins and I want to be able to make sure it starts up/works correctly if ...
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Scan a file over the Internet by its url using ClamAV

Sometimes I have a need to scan the files over the Internet given their urls. I didn't find any information about this capacity at the documentation of ClamAV. Does it allow to do that? How do I get ...
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Errors with VPS.ME Free

I need your help. I'm a total noob about Linux, thats why I need you to help me by telling me what to do, step by step. My problem is that I have only IPv6 from vps.me hosting and I want to ...
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Shift running X window (display environment) on SSH X11 forwarding

I want to see remotely some running GUI application without kill the current process, I have tried vnc and xrdp, xrdp opens a new blank session, so it is not for me, vnc is good, but not exactly what ...
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Web based download manager

At some places some ports/protocols are disabled such as ssh. So it's simply not possible for me to use such things like wget. So I am looking for a download manager that I can control it over HTTP ...
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How to get remote server's ip?

I've got the server's adress and I don't know how to get its ip adress. I have an access via ssh and I need it so bad, please help. (As for your information I've been looking for this for some time, ...
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what is Remmina's “remoteFX” secret to running ANY sort of application remotely?

I am attempting to run an openGL application from a remote pc. Both pc's are on intranet (so GBit connection) and both are running ubuntu 13.04. If I share the desktop of the pc running this openGL ...
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Server GUI, problem after installation

I've recently acquired a small dedicated server from "X" company. I'm using it for small tasks such as torrenting, ftp, minecraft, etc. So, I'm trying to install a GUI for my server to browse the web ...
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how do I launch XBMC with green button on MCE remote?

At present by default in Ubuntu 12.04 it launches Rythmnbox. how do I change this to XBMC?
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sudo emacs crashes with tramp when I start a line with /

I run emacs in command line [-nw] on ubuntu 12.04 as root. If I start a line with '/', emacs freezes for a while and displays "Tramp: Waiting for prompts from remote shell". please note that I don't ...
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ps3 bluetooth remote connected as linux input device has only one event type on 13.10

I'm trying to setup my Harmony Smart Control as a PS3 Bluetooth Remote Control (it pretends to be this remote) under Ubuntu 13.10 (latest kernel and updates installed). My bluetooth dongle wouldn't ...
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How to turn off Remote login?

How do I turn off Remote Login? I don't want people to login to my computer remotely.