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

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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 ...
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How to remove a repository and all it's installed programs? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I remove all packages from a certain repository? i have installed programs from the nautilus-actions-extra and it cause a lot of problems so i want to remove this ...
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How do I create a remote location?

So here is my deal. I'm thinking about using Bluefish to do remote file editing (PHP, HTML, Js etc) on our webserver. This is pretty easy with a program like Dreamweaver that has FTP capability built ...
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How to get my IR remote to work? Lirc can't see it

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 (amd64) and I'm trying to get my infrared remote control working. The IR device is a part of a DVB-T USB stick (Based on a RTL2832u chip). I'm using these drivers - it's the ...
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How do I make my Windows Media Center remote control work?

How do I make my Windows Media Center remote control work? Here's the lspci output: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 82X38/X48 Express DRAM Controller 00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation ...
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Allow a remote control to work while on lock screen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to allow key functions while desktop locked I'm looking for a solution to the following problem. I use a remote control to pause/skip music that I am playing in ...
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What command can mount an SSH share and launch a file?

I have a file on another Ubuntu machine. I want to access it from my machine on my LAN. I don't want to go into Nautilus to mount the share first and then browse to the file. I want a command that ...
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Prevent Nautilus from displaying thumbnails on a specific mount

I have written a filesystem over Fuse to access a remote pseudo-NAS (the French "Freebox V6", I'll soon publish it as GPL3... when it's a little bit more polished!). The NAS is connected to a home ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 Desktop Sharing resolution

I have 11.10 running on a Netbook with Unity2D @ 1024x600 resolution. I VNC into my Ubuntu Netbook from Win7 @ 1920x1200. Is there a way make Desktop Sharing on 11.10 run at a resolution higher than ...
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Remote desktop view (krfb / vnc) not updating on client

I am having a weird problem when running krfb (KDE remote desktop sharing). I can see the initial snapshot of the remote desktop after connecting, I can manipulate windows on the remote desktop with ...
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desktop sharing on ubuntu

I am searching for a desktop sharing solution on ubuntu that has the same features as remote desktop on windows. I tried a VNC, FreeNX XRDP, remote X but none of them fulfils my requirements which are ...
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Can I run the same instance on two machines, without connecting from remote?

Just wondering if I can run the same Ubuntu instance on two machines, without connecting from remote. I have 2 laptop with both the latest version, same programs but I cannot remotely access to share ...
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sshfs someuser@192.168.0.100:/ ~/Documents/somefolder makes somefolder an unreadable file [closed]

I installed fuse, and added myself to fuse usergroup. The directory somefolder is already created. When I run the command, it asks for the remote password, and if I enter it correctly, prints nothing ...
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How do I change the keymap of a single device (Logitech presenter)?

My Logitech R400 presenter sends the following key codes: keycode 112 (keysym 0xff55, Prior) [page up] keycode 117 (keysym 0xff56, Next) [page down] keycode 60 (keysym 0x2e, period) keycode 71 ...
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How to set up my Gigabyte GT-E8000 TV card to work? [closed]

I have a Gigabyte GT-E8000 hybrid HD TV-tuner in my system. I wonder if I could make it work, tried several softwares, but no luck at all. I usually watch analogue broadcast (through cable-TV) and ...
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IP Access field missing in remote desktop [closed]

In Oneiric the access IP is missing in Remote Desktop configuration. I get my IP at whatsmyip.com but still can't login. Any ideas if the Remote desktop preferences IP showed in early versions is the ...
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How to ssh to a running X instance remotely?

I have an X instance running on my server computer, and on occasion I connect to it remotely via TeamViewer. Once in a while TeamViewer crashes and I cannot restart it remotely. Is there a way to ...
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Get Ubuntu Anywhere? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set up remote desktop? I want to be able to remote to my Ubuntu desktop from anywhere, but securely. Windows, of course, has all kinds of free programs that I ...
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irw isn't picking up all of my remotes keypresses

I have a Harmony 650 remote I am using for XBMC. I have it set up as a MCE remote in lirc using an HP ir usb receiver. When I run irw, not all of the keypresses are being picked up. I can see the red ...
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Is there any way to connect to Windows PowerShell from the terminal?

I want to access a Windows machine from Ubuntu. I don't want to connect with to the GUI (rdesktop) - instead I want to connect to Windows PowerShell from the terminal. This is because I want to ...
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How to use SSH (ssh & rsync commands)?

How can I SSH with a remote server so I can browse files and edit them. I have a username and password to use.
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Download remote FTP directory

How can I download a specified directory and all it's files from an FTP server (requiring username+password)?
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Is it possible to get an HP Media remote to work with Ubuntu?

I have two HP remotes, one is a huge remote for the TV tuner and media centre, and the other is a tiny remote for just controlling a media centre. Is it possible to get them to work with Ubuntu ...
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Remote desktop from ubuntu to windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Remote Desktop similar to Teamviewer? I want alternate to Dameware which will be free. As i want to give remote support from Linux desktop to windows desktop. Avoiding ...
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How to automount a gvfs file system on logon

I configured a remote folder in nautilus. I always need this remote folder, so I created a symbolic link to it in my home folder: ln -s ~/.gvfs/remote_folder ~/remote_folder. Though, when I first ...
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“rsync” from remote to local

Let say that I have 2 machines: local (centos) remote on IP: 123.123.123.123 ssh port 456 (ubuntu server) and I want to synchronize my remote folder /home/wolfy/py with my local folder ...
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Is there a way to close cmus without quitting?

I'm using cmus to listen to music now.One problem is that I couldn't close the interface while listening, i.e. keep it running background.The raw '&' doesn't work.I know moc(p) has the ...
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Can't select OS with remote in Burg

I use BURG where i can select one of 3 OS (Openelec - Windows - Ubuntu). But selecting don't work with my remote control. I can use my remote for starting the system, but not for choosing the OS. Who ...
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How to remotely enable connecting to the main desktop

First let me state my problem I need to be able to remotely log into the main desktop. By main I mean this. I have VNC and NX setup. If I'm locally logged in I can then remotely connect to that ...
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How can I connect a Wiimote to my computer to control an audio-player?

I want to connect a Wiimote. I'm running natty and would like to control an audio-player with my Wiimote. Is that possible?
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How to either configure, or completely remove policykit? [closed]

Where can someone get policykit related tools? gnome-policykit-authorizations polkit-config-file-validate polkit-policy-file-validate And if getting them is not an option: Where can I get a full ...
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Is there a Cyber-Cafe program for server-client places (Internet Cafe)

Is there a program for Ubuntu that can be used to control the time for the clients in an Internet Cafe or Cyber Cafe. Similar to Cyber Control and others. It blocks the Clients PC until a client comes ...
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How do I get apple remote to work?

I have installed Ubuntu 11.04 on my MacBook and am trying to get the Apple Remote to work with it. Does anyone have a set of instructions that will help me get it to work.
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How to enable true remote login

I don't quite know how these things are called, so a search did not product any help. I've got two computers, a desktop and a netbook. The netbook is really weak, and there's hardly any fun doing ...
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Nautilus “open in remote teminal” fails after login

I have installed open-in-erminal package and now I have "Open in Terminal" and "Open in Remote Terminal" in right click menu in Nautilus. First one works perfect, but remote does not. It opens ...