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

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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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Remote desktop resolution

I'm connecting to a Windows desktop through Remote Desktop Viewer but their desktop is so small that it's to difficult to work with it. Is there way to increase the resolution?
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Can I set up LIRC to enable me to navigate the Unity Launcher, using my MCE Remote Control, and how would I do this?

I have MythTV front-end, XBMC and Steam Linux installed and running fine on my Ubuntu 12.04 HTPC and would like to be able to control the machine by IR Remote Control, without having to plug in a ...
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How do I get my Ubuntu laptop's display on the ubuntu desktop connected to the network?

My network consists of an ubuntu laptop and an ubuntu desktop connected via a router. Now, I want to work on my laptop and see the output on the desktop screen, through the network. How do I achieve ...
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apple remote control setup on iMac with Ubuntu 12.10

in the process of setting up the remote control of my iMac (running Ubuntu 12.10), I am stuck. I followed the instructions that I found on https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LIRC and I am stuck after ...
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How can I have the applications listed on an application menu be invoked on a remote system?

I can invoke an application via a command line in a terminal emulator: $ ssh -X rome xeyes I can also invoke an application from a GUI application menu on a panel. I can have two GUI application ...
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Limit access to specific devices with VLC remote?

I could set up VLC and the host files so that I can use my smartphone as a remote controller for VLC (through http connection). Is there a way to limit the remote access only from a specific device, ...
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Use bluetooth game controllers in kubuntu

How can I use a bluetooth gaming controller to play games in kubuntu 12.04? Specifically, I want to play with a wii controller, but also have access to ps3 and xb360 conrollers. I installed wmgui, ...
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How to edit files directly on server with GVim when ssh is mounted from Dolphin?

I would like to use GVim to edit external files that are accessed through Dolphin. I have an external server with files to be modified I access the server using SSH using Dolphin's built-in module I ...
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Keyboard not working properly when remoting into Ubuntu 12.10 via tightvnc

I have an interesting problem that I can't seem to fix. I am running into the problem outlined here and there is a solution posted by user ecadman. However, the steps to fix it are: Alt+F2 ...
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How can I mount remote folder on D-Link 320 automatic?

I have a D-link 320 NAS server with my movies and musics on there. How can I mount it automatic on login? I´m using Ubuntu 12.04 on Ultrabook Samsung Series 5. The path for my data is: ...
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In XBMC, “OK”, “Vol +/-” and “Back” buttons not working

I have an Asus S1-AT5NM10E HTPC which has an integrated IR receiver. On Ubuntu 12.04, I have installed XBMC, but when I press "OK", "Vol +/-" or "Back" on my MCE remote (in fact, a Logitech Harmony ...
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How to I insert a command into a script located on a remote server?

I want to insert rm $0 in a script (/home/user/config-script) located on remote server with echo "rm $0" >> /home/user/config-script with expect. But fail because expect interprets $0. ...
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Can I pass a keystroke from command line into the gui

I am trying out different options for remote desktop control, and at the moment Slashtop Streamer seems promising due to the speed, and some other things regarding the way it handles multiple screens. ...
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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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Ubuntu Remote Control using android

Ubuntu Remote Control is an android app. I want to use it to control my ubuntu desktop. It works on ssh. I'm a newbie and don't know how to setup. Please help.
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Xming Alternative for ubuntu

I have a ubuntu machine that can be accessed remotely using putty. I run xming in the windows and Enabled X11 forwarding in putty. So if i start wireshark in the putty, i get the display in my ...
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What are the easy ways to install ubuntu remotely?

GUI (graphical user interface) metod preferred. For example - can the new remote login feature be used for the purpose if the remote person has Ubuntu live cd and know how to boot it? The built-in ...
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Is there an Android remote app compatible with LibreOffice Impress under Ubuntu?

I have an upcoming presentation I want to make in LibreOffice Impress on my Ubuntu 12.10 laptop. I was wondering if I could get ahold of an Android app which would act like a remote control, allowing ...
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Zotac ZBOX NANO

Does anybody use Ubuntu on Zotac ZBOX NANO? Is it possible, what is working and what is not? How about playing H.264 1080p video packaged in MKV? Is remote control working?
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Download file directly to a remote machine

Is there any possibility to download a file to some remote machine which has ftp, ssh, nfs access. What I mean is that it doesn't have to go through the machine from which the download is issued.
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How to synchronize a local folder with a remote?

I want to upload a batch of files to my server periodically preserving the originals only in the server, that is: If I delete the local folder, files are not ereased from the server. If local files ...
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InfraRed Remote Control stopped working

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 and my Compro K100 worked fine in the beginning. But somewhere along the way it has stopped working. Who can help me diagnose the problem? To start off here is some ...
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How can I install applications, share files on a remote computer?

My friend and I are both using ubuntu 12.04, however we live in different places. We want to access each other's computer through internet. How can we do that? For example, if I want to install a ...
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Make PC w/ Bluetooth fake Keyboard + mouse for other computer?

Is there a way to have my PC talk to my laptop and have it send Keyboard commands?
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LIRC (remote control daemon) doesn't work

I have Pinnacle's Analog TV PCI card with remote (IR) controller. I want to use this remote controller to control XBMC. I've read that I need LIRC daemon so I installed it (sudo apt-get install ...
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How: windows remotely connects to ubuntu?

How should I use no machine in windows to remotely connect to ubuntu12.04? I got this: Authentication failed. Do I need to configure something in Ubuntu machine? In Ubuntu machine, I chose ...
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Log into desktop using SSH?

A few months ago I converted an old desktop computer into a basic server by putting Ubuntu (desktop version) onto it and setting up apache2, etc. I have SSH configured so that I can work on it ...
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Is there an easy way to configure an Ubuntu system to function as a proxy/file server from behind an NAT?

Sorry for the long question, but the situation/desire is quite complex. Here is my setup: I have a laptop which I carry around everywhere and I have a desktop sitting at home, connected to the ...
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How more than one engineers can code on a single machine

We have ubuntu 12.4 (Desktop Version) running on our server and four engineers (2 using windows and 2 using ubuntu). Is it possible for all of them to code on the same package on the server directly ...
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How to associate RDP extension to open remote desktop client on 12.04?

The tsclient application used to work for opening .rdp files, but Remmina does not seem to work the same way. Does KRDC, Remote Desktop Viewer or some other application work? I'm using Precise ...
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Difference between “halt” and “shutdown now”?

Ubuntu one remote uses sudo -S -p '' halt for shutdown and does not work to the end. leaveing monitor on with message will now halt [22225.11163] halted What is the difference between sudo ...
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How can I view an X Window from a remote system on their local system?

What shall I do to show my remote x window on my local system? From the local system: export DISPLAY=local:0.0 OR From the remote system: export DISPLAY=local:0.0 OR From the local system: export ...
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WMI Windows Management Instrumentation on Ubuntu

Is there a tool for accessing windows'wmi interface? I know once there was wmic-client (hardy) but it has been removed. I'd like to administrate some windows machines remotely trough shell: i.e. ...
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Will just any IR remote work with an irDA adaptor? [closed]

Will irDA accept just any old universal remote or does it have to be a special kind?
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Tracing IR to Hauppage remote on Mythbuntu 12.04

I have installed Mythbuntu 12.04 on an AMD dual core. Basic TV play and record functions are working, but I am having some troubles with the remote. The card is a Hauppauge WinTV-HVR 1250. I have ...
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How do I set my wallpaper to auto-change periodically? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I create a desktop wallpaper slideshow? How to get desktop background picture changed periodically? How can I set wallpaper to change every 5 minutes or so? ...
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Remote access from an Ubuntu desktop on internal LAN over internet to Ubuntu machine on another LAN

This question is prompted by another question here. Now I use teamviewer to connect to a Ubuntu desktop in a customer's LAN from my LAN. I get a password and access ID from him and connect, then use ...
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Remote Ubuntu Install

How would I go about installing Ubuntu Server on a remote dedicated server? I am not sure whether it has pre-existing OS on it or not. Thanks!
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How to restore on another Ubuntu computer a MySQL backup made by rsnapshot?

How to restore on another Ubuntu computer a MySQL database backup made by rsnapshot on an external USB hard disk? This seems to be difficult because the UID and GID of mysql differ on both computers. ...
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How do I automatically enable desktop sharing on startup

Desktop sharing works just fine when a user is logged in, but I am using Ubuntu 12.04 as a media server and I want desktop sharing launched automatically. Is there a way to do this without ...
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After upgrading to 12.04 from 10.10 my mythbuntu standard MCEUSB remote no longer works

I had no problems using my Windows Media Center Remote with 10.10 Mythbuntu, but after upgrading, it no longer affects Mythbuntu. I have verified and re-installed it in Mythbuntu Control Centre. I ...
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How would you go about backing up a remote Ubuntu VPS via SSH?

So, as I said I have a VPS, Raspberry Pi and a plan, but I am in need of some advice, so here goes. I have a VPS with prgmr.com which I ahve up and running nice and smoothly without any issues. I ...
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Hauppauge remote “ok” and “back” buttons not working

I'm having some issues with getting my remote fully functional with Ubuntu 12.04. Some of the buttons work, but the OK and back buttons don't. I could make do without some of the others, but I really ...
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Installed Xubuntu desktop on Ubuntu 12.04 server and now can't connect via SSH

I have a ubuntu 12.04 server that I could connect to fine using ssh over the internet. I installed the xubuntu desktop on it, didn't change any settings, then suddenly ssh stopped working. I can ...
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Using MCE remote at Unity Greeter?

Is there any way to get LightDM to see a MCE remote as an input device at the greeter screen? I have three accounts -- my user account, MythTV, and XBMC and I'd like to be able to switch between these ...
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How to create a Remote Desktop Server on Ubuntu Server per user

I want to create an old style server - thinclient/terminal kind of work with ubuntu server 12.04. I was trying to use x11vnc to serve remote desktops to users but from what I have understood [after ...
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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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Print to an Ubuntu Printer that is not supported by Windows 7

I have an HP Laserjet 1000 that is working fine in Ubuntu 12.04 and is shared but there is no driver for Windows 7. Is it possible to create a wrapper for it, maybe with something like GhostScript to ...
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Save and restore nautilus server connection bookmarks

Usually I open Nautilus \ File \ Connect to server. Enter some authentication data (usually FTP). Login, go to some folder (usually public_html) and save bookmark to remote server (so later folder can ...