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

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Black Screen When Using NoMachine (Server is using FreeNX) Failed Gnome Session?

I was following instructions from here: http://www.drivard.com/2012/06/installation-freenx-server-ubuntu-12-04-lts-precise/ I installed FreeNX on my server (Ubuntu 14.04). I am able to remotely ssh ...
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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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How can I port forward for a remote tool?

I have looked everywhere and haven't found anything to work. I recently wanted to get into ethical hacking since I know physical security really well. I downloaded a RAT tool to play with but don't ...
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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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How to make X.org listen to remote connections on port 6000?

This is on Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) 64-bit desktop. I want to make my X server listen to remote connections from clients in other machines on the local network. I know about ssh -X and that is ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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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Ubuntu server as dhcp router/firewall

I have properly configured the ubuntu server to have dhcp service and firewall rules. I also placed some firewall rules for testing. I just do not really know how to test it on lets say another ...
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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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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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SSH: Connection refused from windows but NOT from linux

I have an issue when I try connecting to my Ubuntu server from local network. when I try to connect from my PC (static IP) with win7 and putty, I get Network error:connection refused But when I ...
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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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Copy from remote tmux+Vim to local clipboard

I use Kubuntu and sometimes I ssh out into a server and attach to a tmux session there. Is there any way I can select -using the mouse or the keyboard- a large chunk of text (more than une screen ...
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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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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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Teamviewer on 14.04, when remote access screen resolution limited to 640x480

I am connecting to my ubuntu 14.04 box via teamviewer 10. I m using gnome-fallback. My resolution on Ubuntu when connected via Teamviewer is limited to 640x480, option of changing resolution in ...
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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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Shutting down a computer remotely

What ways are there to shut down a computer remotely? My desktop is running Ubuntu 11.04 desktop edition and when I try to shut it down remotely using ssh, it doesn't actually work. I used the ...
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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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Unable to initialize frontend: dialog when using ssh

I am executing the following command over ssh in a testing environment, as root: ssh <remote_srv> "apt-get autoremove" In my sshd_config I have "PermitRootLogin without-password" and I have ...
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How to start a process and attach it to the terminal corresponding to the local graphical shell?

I'm running Lubuntu 13.04 using lightdm as my login environment. If I'm logged in to the graphical session and start my process, everything is groovy. But if I start the process remotely (ssh ...
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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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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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How to get MCE remote working with Kodi on Ubuntu 14.10

This is a very new computer (Gigabyte Brix i3-5010U) which is USB3 only. The USB IRC receiver has worked in the past, in fact it was working on the computer I was using immediately before this one. ...
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How do I use a XBOX 360 Controller as remote controle for my Xbmc?

i managed to use my Xbox 360 wireless controller and even test it via jstest-gtk. I used this 'How to' to get my controller working. How do I get an XBOX 360 controller working? I tried the guide ...
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Nautilus “Open in remote terminal” over sftp assumes wrong username in Ubuntu 14.04

I use the “nautilus-open-terminal” to open the terminal in the current folder in nautilus. This worked great in Ubuntu 12.04. However, after upgrading to 13.04, I am unable to open the terminal over ...
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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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Simultaneous remote connections

Is there any package for Ubuntu which allows me to connect to remote computer without disturbing or terminating others who have already connected to that server or who are accessing the computer ...
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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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Android Network remote controls for clementine and amarok not connecting

so a while ago, I could control both Clementine and Amarok with the respective RC apps for Android. And now I can't. I've left the port as it was, and put in the IP address which I found in ...
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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 I tap my notebook to a powerful stationary computer's CPU / GPU / RAM resources example via LAN?

THE GENESIS Currently I have a little experience with NoMachine, a great tool for cross-OS remote desktop, however this program has problems with H264 support while the codecs are actually working on ...
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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 ...
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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.