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

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Use resources of high end servers to run lubuntu in low end hardware

In our home there is one high end computer with lots of RAM and other low end old computer running lubuntu , the lubuntu itself has become slow so we were thinking of making the lubuntu machine a ...
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SSH into Ubuntu 12.10 from a remote computer

I am trying to login to my Ubuntu 12.10 desktop remotely. I have the SSH server installed and it works fine when I am on the same network as the Ubuntu desktop. However, I am unable to connect ...
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how to start firefox or other gui application on windows 7 remotely

I am using ubuntu locally. Also I have another server running windows 7. I want to start firefox or notepad on windows 7 through the bash on ubuntu. And what I want is to let the firefox/notepad ...
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IR Remote button being recognised by ir-keytable but not by irw

I am having a strange problem where one button on my media center remote is not being recognised by irw. I have it setup to receive ir-keytable scans via devinput. I have had the same environment ...
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Which download manager is capable of 'throttle' and 'pause & resume' a running instance of download from a script

When downloading big files it necessary to pause the download many times. A big file can be downloaded by using wget. First start download, then kill wget, then resume download by wget -c. I want to ...
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remote connection from WP8 to ubuntu 12.04

Is it possible to establish something like a remote desktop connection from a Windows Phone 8 based phone to Ubuntu? I just migrated my desktop from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 12.04. So I'm pretty much an ...
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Ways to share specific desktop window/region via web?

Is there a package distributed through Ubuntu which will let me record either a specific window or region/rectangle of my screen, or a website which can do the same? Specifically I would like: Free ...
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remote control a download manager

I am pretty much a newbie, but I have set up an old pc to run Ubuntu as a file and print server in the home. So far everything is working great, but I want to be able to download files to the server, ...
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How to install winexe on Ubuntu?

I don't seem to find a working tutorial on how to install winexe, which is a program that allows for execution of commands on a Windows machine remotely from a Linux machine. None of the tutorials ...
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Unable to save connection remmina RDP

I have been using windows remote desktop from remmina, what i feel so awkward is I don't see the save password button enabled, I need to frequently use my remote connection, and don't like entering ...
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Accessing Ubuntu Server from a Windows Machine?

I just bought a PowerEdge 1850, it's great and doing exactly what I need it to do but it's loud so I've placed it into my attic. The only trouble is every time I need to make a change or install new ...
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How can I remotely stream videos to my tablet?

I'd like to be able to watch my videos that I keep on my desktop running Ubuntu 12.04.2 on my tablet (Nexus 7) when they're connected to different networks. For example, when I'm at my girlfriend's ...
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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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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!