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

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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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command not found

I have compile my code in my local computer terminal and after that I run scp command to transfer the result of the compiling to the bin of the remote computer. When I tried to run my code from the ...
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How to measure FPS in an RDP connection?

There are two machines in my set-up, an Ubuntu client machine, and a Windows host machine. I have a game running on the host machine and the client machine connects to the host via RDP (currently ...
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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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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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Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop Sharing (VNC) encryptiom / auth problem

I know this has been discussed, but I can not find a permanent fix. I enabled desktop sharing, unchecked "manually approve every access", set a password, and I'm trying from the local network, or via ...
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Is there a ubuntu remote keyboard app?

I want to use a BQ M10 and a nexus4 together as a convergance desktop system. But can't find any app that can turn the nexus into a bluetooth or wifi remote keyboard/touchpad.. This way i can travel ...
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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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Alternative to remote desktop, more a remote screen

I'm using an Ubuntu pc for spotify, autoplay cd's, mediaserver with pictures synced by dropbox, that kind of stuff. In general it should be an automated pc which wont be monitored too often. It is ...
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remote desktop access to Ubuntu mate 15.10

I'm a newbie to Ubuntu. My laptop runs on Ubuntu mate and I wanted to have a remote access to it. Like when I'm not at home. Can I access it from another machine running windows. I would appreciate ...
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Install custom Ubuntu iso from network card

I have a few customized Ubuntu ISOs (based in Ubuntu 12.04) that I need to install in a SBC embedded in an enclosure. Until now, I have to open the enclosure, connect a screen, keyboard and a USB ...
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Can I remotely control my Ubuntu PC (16.04) from my BQ m10 Ubuntu Tablet?

I'm looking for a way to remotely control my desktop on my PC Ubuntu 16.04 from my Ubuntu touch BQ m10. is it possible? Thanks!
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alt-tab for IR remote

is there a way to set up a key combination that brings up the alt tab interface and leaves it up after releasing the keys, allowing to navigate between open windows with arrow keys and selecting them ...
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Make cursor visible after startup without moving the mouse

By default, Ubuntu doesn't show the mouse pointer after logging in, only as soon as the mouse is moved. This doesn't cause problems of any kind normally, however, I don't have mouse or keyboard ...
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Blocking Remote Login

Last night, I was shutting down my server and I saw a message asking if I wanted to shut down a "pts/0" session. Odd, I thought. So I logged back in and did a finger and saw that there was someone ...
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Is there a LiveCD that contains TeamViewer that works out-of-the-box? If not, how can I generate one?

Is there a Ubuntu distribution that comes with TeamViewer (or similar VNC based service) that is as foolproof as possible?
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How to setup xrdp to allow multiple users to connect to previous sessions automatically?

On Ubuntu 14 or 16 I wonder if docker containers can help (proxy each user to his container and open connection inside of it on only one port? Or may be there are some updates to xrdp that can be used ...
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Use Remmina to RDP into home Remote Desktop Gateway Server

I have Windows Server 2012 R2 running at home which is hosting "Anywhere Access" and acting as a Remote Desktop Gateway Server. I have tried using Remmina to RDP into this gateway but I can't seem to ...
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How to setup media-server on ubuntu watch movies on mobile in local network and from internet?

I want to setup a media-server to store movies and videos in Ubuntu and play and watch them on a mobile device or a tablet. What i have to do to make that happen ?
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How to run GUI program in remote shell via xterm and then close xterm without kill program

I need to launch a program having a GUI, press "start" button on it and then close xterm keeping up the program till the end of his process. How do I do that?
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Access to my localhost from computers on the same network

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 15.10 I am connected to the VPN of my office I have Apache installed When I try to access to my localhost via the IP address of my computer, from another computer on ...
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SSH connection in cronjob denied :“No supported authentication method”

I wanted to set up crontab to fetch resources from remote server to local server. Steps used as below In local server ssh-keygen with no passphrase copied the pubic key over to the server using ...
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run script on a remote machine

I'd like to run my script on a remote machine. I have a bunch of scripts,so I'd like to use source command in main file. How I can do that? Is this possible or not? My main file script: source ./...
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Is there a way to disable sleep of a remote computer from command line?

It's an Ubuntu 12.0.4 computer that I have access only through ssh. How to prevent it from going to sleep?
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How to make network connection to a Windows machine from Ubuntu?

I want to open file which is on windows machine on \\192.168.1.188\Media\sdff.vdi How can I do this in Linux 14.04 ? Firstly, I would like to download this file, but it's the question. How?
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Remote Desktop Linux to Linux

I'm a new user and recently I installed Debian Wheezy in PCs. I'm in charge of a computer center in a public school, and I need a software which control another ones. The trouble is I have been ...
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Open folder GUI in remote machine

I have ssh connection with a remote machine (ssh username@server). But now I want to open a certain folder path/to/folder in a GUI environment. The following I've tried while being in username@server:/...
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How to remote unlocking a fully encrypted ubuntu 16.04 server?

I want to remote unlock a fully encrypted server using dropbear in the initramfs process. My procedure that has worked from ubuntu 10.04 to ubuntu 14.04, does not work on ubuntu 16.04. I noticed ...
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Remotely Ubuntu management & monitoring?

I have a bunch of PC's running ubuntu and have them configured on that way that I can connect via VPN with bunch of ports. I have issues monitoring them as /var/ partitions, RAM "magically" missing ...
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remote development with netbeans

I need to develope an application with jsp and java to handle a huge ammount of data (900 million data sets with over 100 fields). The idea is to use for the data processing an ubuntu 16.04 server ...
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How to share files from Win7 to remote Lubunto desktop server

Could you kindly recommend a tutorial or the right software for sharing files between a computer Win 7 OS and a Lubuntu Desktop OS server? they are not on the same network. Thanks B
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VNC connect to background user

Is it somehow possible to allow local VNC connection to background user to other people while I'm myself working as the main user?
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Is it possible to replace 14.04 LTS with 16.04 LTS remotely?

As the title says, I have a 14.04 server that I don't mind formatting and want to replace with 16.04. However, I don't want to drive to the datacenter to plop a cd into the drive. Is it possible to ...
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Slow connection to linux servers

My connection to my servers is slow. When i try to download directly from my dedicated server (hetzner server 1gbit duplex with 200 mbit guaranteed upload) i get around 5 mb/s of download, while my ...
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Virtual Remote Desktop

I'm running an Ubuntu server which I do not have physical access to. I'd like to setup a virtual machine on the server (probably using Oracle VirtualBox) and install a desktop Linux OS (probably ...
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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 "network"...
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Grey screen when Remote Desktop'ing, any help?

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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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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File server that works like samba but over internet? :)

Is there any alternative file-server program because i want to edit my files on the server so i don't have to download all files to my computer before i can edit them. I'm using samba locally it works ...
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VNCviewer on ethernet cable

I have a Raspberry PI which starts a VNCserver on boot (with tightvnc). I want to remote access the PI via an ethernet cable. It works on windows with tightVNCviewer, but on Ubuntu 15 when i run the ...
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I'm trying to install ssl-vision in ubuntu and I'm getting the following errors while connecting to the remote host

kv@kv:~$ svn checkout http://ssl-vision.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/ ssl-visionread-only svn: E000111: Unable to connect to a repository at URL 'http://ssl-vision.googlecode.com/svn/trunk' svn: E000111: ...
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How do I connect remotely to an Ububtu Gnome desktop?

I am running two PCs with Ububtu 14.04. I want to control one desktop remotely from the other. I have activated remote control on both computers. How shall I proceed? Do I have to install something? I ...
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How to enable indirect GLX contexts (+iglx) in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with nvidia gfx-cards

I am running a linux-host for Qt-software-development at a central place. With my windows box I use Xming as a local X-server and putty to connect to that linux-host. With this configuration I can ...
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ssh server unaccessible

I have an ubuntu server (as a NAS) at home. I use an always-on Raspberry Pi to turn the server on when I need it (WakeOnLan). Both the server and the Pi are accessible via the local network. My ...
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Ubuntu remote question

I have been looking all around the web for answer to my problem but I haven't found the solution. The thing is I have ubuntu 14.04 64-bit server that I use with remote access from my windows. As I ...
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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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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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Secure way for stranger to install software remotely on fresh install of Ubuntu

I have been trying into install GPU accelerated TensorFlow on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine but keep failing. I am new to Ubuntu and know I should get acquainted with the OS but I need to get up and running....
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ps3 bluetooth remote connected as linux input device has only one event type on 13.10

I'm trying to setup my Harmony Smart Control as a PS3 Bluetooth Remote Control (it pretends to be this remote) under Ubuntu 13.10 (latest kernel and updates installed). My bluetooth dongle wouldn't ...
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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 ...