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

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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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nested syslog servers

I have 3 servers (all with linux and syslogd, no rsyslog, no syslog-ng) lin1 is configured to forward the syslog messages to lin2 lin2 -> lin3 The messages from lin1 are visible on lin2, and the one ...
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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 ...
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Is it possible to continue an ssh session upon each re-connection? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to keep processes running after ending ssh session? I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 on a remote server. I'd like to know if it's possible to continue an ssh session upon ...
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In over my head with thin clients

I have been looking into using an old (Sempron 2200+) computer for the kids to play games on. The only problem is flash games run horribly slow, one game installed with wine won't even start, and most ...
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Changing Remote Control Mapping

I just got my remote control working, but some of the buttons do things I don't like (e.g. the button with a Windows logo on it opens my default music player, the OK button doesn't do anything). How ...
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How to login into a Ubuntu machine from Windows

We have Windows Vista/XP machines connected to a Win 2k3 server in our LAN environment. We recently got few laptops configured w/Ubuntu 11 and we would like to enable our Windows users to remote login ...
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Gmote fails to install. Java problem?

I am having problems installing the gmote server for linux (12.04 lts0 java jre is installed (i think) anton@anton-VGN-NW11S-T:~$ '/home/anton/Downloads/ GmoteServerLinux2.0.0/GmoteServer.sh' ...
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Tweaking Remote Control (In-Kernel LIRC)

I've recently rebuilt my MythTV box using Mythbuntu 12.04, to take advantage of newer hardware (Ivy Bridge). On my previous build I used lirc to manage the remote, i.e. the mapping of key codes -> ...
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Resume from suspend with MCE remote doesn't work after Mythbuntu upgrade [duplicate]

I upgraded mythbuntu 11.10 to mythbuntu 12.04. I had a working MCE usb remote suspend/wakeup thing going for me. After the upgrade wake on usb does not work. The light on the usb ir-receiver does not ...
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Do I need to install a desktop to run a nomachineNX server?

I've installed a Ubuntu 12.04 cloud guest server. I don't have a desktop. I can open a X window remotely. I'd like to improve the speed by installing nomachineNX server. The community doc stays ...
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How to stop SSH filesystem from discarding root permissions after every command?

i have a small bash script that mounts my sshfs... problem is it ask for the server/host password for every mount... i have four mounts and i have to enter it every time for 4 times and its ...
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How to disable MCE Remote in Ubuntu?

I have an HTPC (running XBMCBuntu) and a laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 and I recently purchased an MCE Remote for my HTPC which works great using lirc. I just noticed the remote is also controlling my ...
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uinput won't load - even manually

I'm trying to get input to work so that I can remote control Myth with a Sony PS3 remote control. The remote pairs okay - but none of the buttons on it work. I've added uinput to /etc/modules - but ...
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how to establish a phone call remotely via ubuntu?

I'd like to be able to establish a phone call in this procedure , tunnel my voice from PC called a to PC called b b had modem with phone line connected so how to establish phone call remotely ? ...
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Unable to wake display with remote

I'm running an HTPC (xbmc) without a keyboard/mouse attached, running oneiric. After some indeterminate amount of time, sometime between 1 and 12 hours, the display goes to sleep. The computer ...
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GUI application on (from ?) a server without X11

Is it possible to run a GUI application (firefox / xterm / GNU plot) on an Ubuntu server (The server does not have X11 installed) over an SSH with X11 forwarding (The client has X11 installed)? I am ...
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Where can I find Italc2 packages?

I checked from packages and I se, that even Ubuntu 12.04 contains old version even Italc2 has been released already half year ago... Is there any hope, that it will be renewed?
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How can I login to a display-less machine via ethernet?

I have two Ubuntu systems. The first I'd like to use as a server. Hence I don't have a display or even keyboard for it. The other is my laptop and can connect to the network. Upon bootup, the ...
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How can a gamepad control THE mouse?

There are many questions about this subject: Remapping both mouse and keyboard to a gamepad How do I configure a joystick or gamepad? How to control the mouse pointer via my keyboard? ... But the ...
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How do I tunnel and browse the server webpage on my laptop?

I run a web app in one of my lab servers, and I have already setup X11 Forwarding on those machines. Other lab members can tunnel through SSH, and browse that web app on their local browser at home. ...
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Simple ssh examples for Ubuntu

I would like to use ssh to access the shell of another Ubuntu computer and issue a few commands. I'm interested in how to form the shh command in the following scenarios. To keep it simple, I will ...
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My OS disappeared (WIN7) on Acer Aspire Lap top including BOOT file

Okay, I'm obviously an extream novice with computers no matter what OS! So Whoever responds To my Question must be patient & Take it Easy on me please. (OKAY) this is what happened Misplaced my ...
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Set up a VPN, route samba over it

I get 3 IP addresses from my ISP, so after my modem I have a switch with three things. Two are servers, one is a router. All my personal computers are behind the router. My old server used to have two ...
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Lirc not running, yet the remote can control the desktop. Through what?

I am trying to configure my remote. The good news, is that it "Just worked". Meaning: I plugged it in, ran the gnome-lirc-properties and now I can control some parts of my desktop with it. It seems, ...
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How do you get the remote to work on my Hauppage TV card?

I've installed Mythbuntu and during the install I selected my hauppauge tv card and the remote doesn't work. Now what do I do? I see a .lircrc file in my home dir but ps -ef|grep lirc yields ...
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How do I connect SAMBA with a remote Print Server (i.e. Remote CUPS)? [closed]

In this particular setup, SAMBA & CUPS run on two different servers, say Server A (for SAMBA) and Server B (for CUPS). What I want to achieve is that print jobs coming from SAMBA users (Windows ...
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UbuntuServer, graphics-card died, cant log in to use SSH/VNS

Okay, weird situation. I have a really old desktop and yesterday I decided to setup ubuntu-server as a home server on that thing. It has no onboard graphics. I installed gnome-desktop, so at the start ...
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Is it possible to ssh my Ubuntu machine from an iPhone? [closed]

I want to control my Ubuntu machine by SSH (or something similar) from my iPhone. Is this possible?
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How can I get the HP RC6 ir (HP SPS : 435743-001) Remote for my Laptop to also work on my desktop

I Have this remote and it works with XBMC in Windows 7 64bit. I would like to know if it is possible to also get this to work with my Ubuntu 11.10 64bit system. I am not sure what I need to get it ...