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

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remote accessing linux system

I would like to access my Linux system's command shell remotely. The system runs at home behind a router which connects it to the internet. I was thinking I could forward a port on the router to the ...
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A GUI that runs on a remote computer, not the server?

In the past I have used Webmin to manage my linux servers. These days I primarily work off the command-line. I'm aware that one can install a GUI on linux servers, but this makes things much heavier ...
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Google chrome remote desktop connection only display wallpaper

I installed Google Chrome Remote Desktop without any problem, i can connect to the machine but for some strange reason all i get when i connect to the computer is the wallpaper and the mouse pointer i ...
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Keeping VLC on top in AUDIO play (not video)

I want to keep the vlc window on top when in audio mode, not just video. The remote only works when it's on top.
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Grey screen when Remote Desktop'ing, any help?

I installed xfce4 + xrdp. I then decided that I wanted the Unity Environment with sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends ubuntu-desktop. I've restarted my VPS and now whenever I join I get:
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Access Ubuntu Trusty GUI remotely from Windows 7 [duplicate]

I've just installed Ubuntu Trusty Server 14.04.3 on an old Dell server and included the SAMBA option during setup. I have downloaded a GUI (sudo apt-get install Ubuntu-desktop^). I can gain remote ...
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How to create and transfer files from desktop to remote server?

Currently trying to convert a folder on my desktop to transfer over to a remote server so I can run Banjo Bayesian network software. Been attempting to do so using filazilla but unsuccessful. Thanks!
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AIMP remote control problem. Can not connect to local IP

I use an AIMP music player version 3.0 via Wine. This player has a remote control ability, so that you can control the player working on your laptop with your android phone. How it works is it has a ...
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How can I access my web server remotely

I have set up my web server and can access through all my computers in the my network now I want to make it public. I forwarded port 80 to the web server (192.168.2.9) but when I use my public IP to ...
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How to ssh to a remote machine with intenal IP [duplicate]

I am going to ssh to a remote machine that has local IP. For example it's address is 85.185.211.20 and a local IP 192.168.X.X, so how could I ssh ? I think I have to ssh twice but how?
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Run command on remote server over SSH - without exiting

I connect to my school's Linux Lab frequently to work on my programming assignments remotely. Sometimes, when there are lots of other students logged in to the server, the connection is slow, and I ...
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Browser tha runs on Linux and allows remote connection

I have a really strange request, does anyone know of a browser / server, that I can install on my Linux server vps, that allows me to browse it from my computer. For instance I want to connect in my ...
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Run script instead of opening Application (xdg-mime, gvfs-mime)

following this little hack, my goal is to upload any magnet link to my "remote" Desktop PC: https://blog.flo.cx/2011/02/how-to-open-magnet-links-on-a-remote-transmission-daemon-with-one-click/ ...
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SSH terminal locks after remote reboot

Whenever I am remotely logged into another machine and I type: sudo reboot The terminal locks up for a significant period of time. So far the only solution that I've come up with is this ...
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How can I visit external website through ssh forwarding through a single port?

I need to ssh into my work computer, and then I need to connect to an external website (hosted entirely at another company) that my work has contracted with using my work machine. This answer says I ...
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Connect Remote Server

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 as Desktop. I would like to connect my Desktop with remote Linux server to run shell command. In this regard I tried this command ssh username@hostname I found below error ...
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Remote code execution on linux computer connected to router

I am new to using the routing tables on linux, but it seems like routers are actually able to change what the routing tables are in a computer. Why can't this ability to insert a value into a computer ...
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can maas set up diskless systems

I have a number of servers that need no local storage, working on a CPU bound process: output of 4,000 3GHz core days is 2GB, processes only use a few hundred MB RAM. I have set them up with MaaS and ...
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ssh prompts for password when passing sudo command, even with ssh key

I'm trying to expedite restarting some services across several ubuntu servers. I've: added the command to the sudoers file generated an ssh key and copied it to one of the test servers wrote a ...
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How can I reset NX sessions?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and x2goserver. The x2go sessions boot into openbox, which starts a java program as defined in its autostart profile. Question is, if I make an update to this java ...
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Ubuntu Server and Kodi

Currently I have a Raspberry Pi connected to TV, LAN and NAS, I use it to enjoy all my multimedia files through an OpenELEC distribution with Kodi. I like it and everything is working fine. I just ...
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Remote control while on the lock screen (Session or service based remote control)

I want to remotely connect from a windows to an ubuntu, and I don't want the ubuntu user see what am I doing in the ubuntu pc while I am connected remotely from a windows pc. If the ubuntu pc is ...
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Remmina Remote DeskTop

I have need to connect to office laptop behind firewall. I am able to connect to it using IOS and windows. But I am new to this tool. Here is the question. Where I have to mention remote PC name. If ...
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Remotely install Ubuntu

I am connecting remotely to a laptop running windows 7 which I do not have physical access. I want to install ubuntu on it. The laptop connects to the router wirelessly, the ubuntu image has to ...
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DLNA / UPnP Server not showing up when connecting remotely

I have a miniDLNA server running on Lubuntu on my little Banana Pi, which is extended by an BubbleUPnP server. As media renderer I use the BubbleUPnP app on my android smartphone. I configured the ...
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Kubuntu - unable to open remote files with wine

On Kubuntu 15.04 (and on Linux Mint 17.2 KDE) I am unable to open files from remote shares with wine. It seems Dolphin downloads the file first to a temporary directory and tries to open it from there,...
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Clock on remote server is not syncing with local time

I run a health clinic. Our patient records are on a protected server on the east coast. When I log in the clock on the server is not syncing to the clock on my local computer. This throws off time ...
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Something wrong in 14.04 LTS with ssh when no password is authorized by remote server

After loosing days for a solution (including here), I will ask more expert people about a way to connect a new desktop ubuntu 14.04.LTS to some ubuntu 14.04 LTS servers accessible only by using a ...
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how do I send control characters to serial device

I have a serial device, which needs to receive the commands ctrl+W and ctrl+V before I can begin programming it. I was trying to use cutecom, but I don't see an option to send control characters. ...
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Remote Reboot an Encrypted Disk Ubuntu Server?

I've got a small ubuntu server running the LAMP stack that uses an encrypted disk. I would like to know if it's possible to reboot it remotely. Currently I have to be physically present at the machine ...
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MySQL remote access doesn't work when there isn't internet connection in router

I'm using Ubuntu Server 14.04, and installed MySQL 5.6 to be accessed remotely on my LAN. Everything is working perfectly, except when I lose my router internet connection. My ISP goes down often, so ...
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Workstation Desktop Shortcut Icon to a Windows document server

I am New to Ubuntu. I've searched all kinds of FAQ's and Forums, but have yet to obtain a simple answer to these questions. Probably a typical situation for a new Linux User. Here are my challenges:...
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RDP From Windows 8.1 To Virtualbox Ubuntu 15.04

Well I have been on to this problem for quite some time now. I've been trying to search for legit answers, but everytime I do, it doesn't seem to work out for me. Mostly, the answers I get is from ...
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running command on remote host by ssh fails when running inside script

The Situation: My Computer runs on Kubuntu 14.04. I am Admin of a Students House with some Netgear-APs. The idea is to have a script rebooting them all by one script. (ssh-key isn't posible) The ...
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How do I disable the local screen in Vino VNC?

As the title says, when I remote into my machine through VNC, how do I disable the local screen? I am currently running Ubuntu GNOME 15.04
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kdiff3 how to compare files over remote server ftp?

I followed the instructions from here http://kdiff3.sourceforge.net/doc/misc.html But i can't make it working. For some reason the kdiff always throw an error it's not a file. How can i compare ...
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VNC connection not displaying correctly

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 64bit and trying to vnc to a netbook running Ubuntu 32 bit 14.04. Whenever I connect I just get a grey image of a screen and my mouse appears as a black x (can't attach images ...
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Remotely manage files from a Windows machine

I have a home server/media center using Ubuntu 14.04, and I need to manage files on it from my Windows 7 machine (same LAN). At the moment I am using TeamViewer, but it's not really what I want, and I ...
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Remote graphical access to Ubuntu 15.04 on raspberry pi 2 from outside network

I have Windows 7 and I would like to remotely access my rapsberry pi 2 running Ubuntu 15.04. I want remotely connect to its graphical interface and I cannot forward ports as I have no access to the ...
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VNC Desktop on AWS

I've installed ubuntu-desktop and tightvncserver on my Amazon AWS instance, I've configured Putty to forward port5901 and that all seems to work fine, I can connect but instead of seeing the Ubuntu ...
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Login to IDM Server with Ubuntu Client

I am new to Linux Admininstration and IDM server. I am using CentOS 7 on one machine ( PC1) and Ubuntu Client on another machine (PC2) . On the CentOS I have installed IDM Server which is running ...
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Can I remotely choose and control Grub on an Android device?

This may seem awfully ambitious or like complete nonsense as it probably is. Is it possible for me and others who have dual booted and use Grub to remotely control Grub and select which system to ...
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Is my system being controlled maliciously via wifi? [duplicate]

For many weeks now I have had the feeling somebody is controlling my computer over the wifi and etc. I have hundreds of screenshots that look something fishy about too, here are some of the software ...
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remote booting into guest os

I have installed kvm. and i installed Ubuntu as guest OS in kvm. Now I want to centralize the system. where my users will log in to to their guest account remotely. if yes how to do this?
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Unable to find Remote Desktop icon in System->Preferences

I've been using Ubuntu 12.04 for around 8 months, but I have a question that probably a "newbie" should be asking. I'm unable to find the "remote desktop" icon that is generally accessible from ...
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bash - using lftp to mirror specific files from remote folder

I want to mirror files from a remote directory via ftp. The following code works: lftp -c 'open ipaddress; user myusername mypassword; mirror -e /files/ /home/user/files/retrieve/; quit' However, ...
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Installing Remote Administration Tool on Ubuntu

i want a R.A.T for Ubuntu 14.10. I don't know if there is any kind of RATs for Ubuntu and i've already searched it, but no results except fake RATs. Which RAT do you prefer for Ubuntu 14.10 and how to ...
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can't connect my Internet Service Provider ftp server

can't connect my isp ftp server. before that in windows 7 usually i can access my isp's ftp site. but in ubuntu it takes too long and at the end it shows "10.112.200.11/is not available". What can i ...
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Share Ubuntu server desktop remotly

Is it possible to setup a Ubuntu server desktop environment with a user and share this environment (both remote control and ftp of some sort) with multiple computers (especially Microsoft Windows 7/8)....