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

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Connecting two computer via internet .like teamviewer in Windows

I want to access my friends system . As he is facing problem with some software installation in Ubuntu. Is there are any applications (like to Team Viewer in windows) to connect to Systems remotely. ...
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Install Ubuntu over Internet, if installed GRUB

For example, my friend does not boot the computer (problems with OS), he asked me to reinstall it OS, he has GRUB. It would be convenient to install the OS it remotely. Does GRUB installation from the ...
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Cannot connect remotely to either MySQL or Postgres

I am trying to connect remotely to the MySQL database on my cloud server which is configured with Ubuntu 14.04.03. However I cannot do so (details below). I can neither connect from a Windows client ...
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Remmina VNC doesn't connect to remote machine

I need to connect to a workstation from a personal machine but don't have any luck with it. The workstation is also Ubuntu 14.04. My personal machine: Remmina 0.9.99.1, Ubuntu 14.04. The window I ...
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How to disable IR receiver

I'm running Ubuntu on a mid 2009 iMac, which has an IR receiver built in. Every time I use the remote for my Apple TV which is seated right next to the computer, the computer responds to the remote. ...
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Stream a local mp3 file to a remote UPnP-client without a UPnP-server

I have a nice hardware UPnP streaming client (Phillips NP2900) here in my room. I want to play music from my PC (Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS) on that remote device. But I don't want to setup a complete ...
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How to work remotely on Ubuntu from another Ubuntu [14.04.3]?

I have a machine at home and a second at work. Both run the same version of Ubuntu 14.04.3. I want to be able to connect to my home computer from the one at work. I want to see my desktop and work ...
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Remote Desktop connect with SSH client

I have went through openssh server set up but it seems all command line. Is there a gui for it? The main option I am looking for is a way to know people connected to the server real time and ...
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A GUI that runs on a remote computer, not the server?

In the past I have used Webmin to manage my linux servers. These days I primarily work off the command-line. I'm aware that one can install a GUI on linux servers, but this makes things much heavier ...
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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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How can I set audio output to my remote headset in stereo? (It only works in MONO by setting output as 1.1 root hub analog mono.)

I have a Rii Mini i28 remote keyboard/mouse with a headphone jack. This device uses a USB dongle, which is plugged into an old Dell Inspiron 1525 running 32 bit Xubuntu. (It's salvaged to be my ...
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How can I map ALT+F4 in ir-keytable?

I am using ir-keytable to map buttons on my xbox remote to use on my media centre (kodi and mythtv) and want to be able to map alt-f4 to a button so I can close any other programs (I will have ...
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Suspend Ubuntu with unified remote

I downloaded the unified remote app for Android, which has the ability to control your computer from your phone after setting up a server on the computer. I am running Ubuntu 15.04. Most things are ...
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Broken screen phone as wifi hotspot

I have dropped my android phone (Galaxy Ace 3), and unfortunately screen is not working. Is there anyway to turn on usb tethering or wifi hotspot remotly via usb with my ubuntu?(yes, the phone works ...
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How can I reset NX sessions?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and x2goserver. The x2go sessions boot into openbox, which starts a java program as defined in its autostart profile. Question is, if I make an update to this java ...
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WiFi Mouse Remote Desktop RDP on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am trying to get WiFi Mouse Remote Desktop feature to work on my system and it says that I have to run the a RDP but is really vague on the requirements. I have Remmina Remote Desktop Client but am ...
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Switching to usb devices from another computer(remote desktop)

How can i use keyboard, mouse, or another usb-device from another computer? For example: we have some network and we need(client side computer) to catch keyboard device handler from another ...
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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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xRDP - how to view all running sessions

I am new to xRDP..and to Linux from the admin point of view.. I have installed xRDP and xfce4 desktop and I am able to connect with Microsoft RDP To my Ubuntu 14.04 x 64 bit desktop / server. My ...
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remote accessing linux system

I would like to access my Linux system's command shell remotely. The system runs at home behind a router which connects it to the internet. I was thinking I could forward a port on the router to the ...
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Google chrome remote desktop connection only display wallpaper

I installed Google Chrome Remote Desktop without any problem, i can connect to the machine but for some strange reason all i get when i connect to the computer is the wallpaper and the mouse pointer i ...
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Grey screen when Remote Desktop'ing, any help?

So, I installed xfce4 + xrdp. I then decided that I wanted the Unity Environment with sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends ubuntu-desktop. I've restarted my VPS and now whenever I join I get ...
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Keeping VLC on top in AUDIO play (not video)

I want to keep the vlc window on top when in audio mode, not just video. The remote only works when it's on top.
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How to access an ubuntu machine via VNC from the login screen?

I want to access an Ubuntu machine remotely via VNC. But I can access the Ubuntu machine only if the user is logged in. I want to access the ubuntu machine via VNC from the login screen itself. We can ...
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Access Ubuntu Trusty GUI remotely from Windows 7 [duplicate]

I've just installed Ubuntu Trusty Server 14.04.3 on an old Dell server and included the SAMBA option during setup. I have downloaded a GUI (sudo apt-get install Ubuntu-desktop^). I can gain remote ...
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How to create and transfer files from desktop to remote server?

Currently trying to convert a folder on my desktop to transfer over to a remote server so I can run Banjo Bayesian network software. Been attempting to do so using filazilla but unsuccessful. Thanks! ...
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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 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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AIMP remote control problem. Can not connect to local IP

I use an AIMP music player version 3.0 via Wine. This player has a remote control ability, so that you can control the player working on your laptop with your android phone. How it works is it has a ...
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How can I access my web server remotely

I have set up my web server and can access through all my computers in the my network now I want to make it public. I forwarded port 80 to the web server (192.168.2.9) but when I use my public IP to ...
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How to ssh to a remote machine with intenal IP [duplicate]

I am going to ssh to a remote machine that has local IP. For example it's address is 85.185.211.20 and a local IP 192.168.X.X, so how could I ssh ? I think I have to ssh twice but how?
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Run command on remote server over SSH - without exiting

I connect to my school's Linux Lab frequently to work on my programming assignments remotely. Somtimes, when there are lots of other studetns logged in to the server, the connection is slow, and I ...
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Run script instead of opening Application (xdg-mime, gvfs-mime)

following this little hack, my goal is to upload any magnet link to my "remote" Desktop PC: https://blog.flo.cx/2011/02/how-to-open-magnet-links-on-a-remote-transmission-daemon-with-one-click/ ...
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Browser tha runs on Linux and allows remote connection

I have a really strange request, does anyone know of a browser / server, that I can install on my Linux server vps, that allows me to browse it from my computer. For instance I want to connect in my ...
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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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SSH terminal locks after remote reboot

Whenever I am remotely logged into another machine and I type: sudo reboot The terminal locks up for a significant period of time. So far the only solution that I've come up with is this ...
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How can I visit external website through ssh forwarding through a single port?

I need to ssh into my work computer, and then I need to connect to an external website (hosted entirely at another company) that my work has contracted with using my work machine. This answer says I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 & remote desktop

Till now I'm working with ubuntu 12.04 on a standalone pc (no display,mouse,keyboard). I installed xrdp and i'm using windows remote desktop connection. It's working fine with juste one adjustment : ...
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Connect Remote Server

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 as Desktop. I would like to connect my Desktop with remote Linux server to run shell command. In this regard I tried this command ssh username@hostname I found below error ...
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Remote code execution on linux computer connected to router

I am new to using the routing tables on linux, but it seems like routers are actually able to change what the routing tables are in a computer. Why can't this ability to insert a value into a computer ...
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Teamviewer remote install on 14.04

Ok so it took some time, but was able to install and use teamviewer on a remote 14.04, at last. This post was of some help. Basically (that part is actually an answer by itself!) install the 32 ...
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can maas set up diskless systems

I have a number of servers that need no local storage, working on a CPU bound process: output of 4,000 3GHz core days is 2GB, processes only use a few hundred MB RAM. I have set them up with MaaS and ...
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ssh prompts for password when passing sudo command, even with ssh key

I'm trying to expedite restarting some services across several ubuntu servers. I've: added the command to the sudoers file generated an ssh key and copied it to one of the test servers wrote a ...
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Ubuntu Server and Kodi

Currently I have a Raspberry Pi connected to TV, LAN and NAS, I use it to enjoy all my multimedia files through an OpenELEC distribution with Kodi. I like it and everything is working fine. I just ...
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Remote control while on the lock screen (Session or service based remote control)

I want to remotely connect from a windows to an ubuntu, and I don't want the ubuntu user see what am I doing in the ubuntu pc while I am connected remotely from a windows pc. If the ubuntu pc is ...
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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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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 ...