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

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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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Tweaking Remote Control (In-Kernel LIRC)

I've recently rebuilt my MythTV box using Mythbuntu 12.04, to take advantage of newer hardware (Ivy Bridge). On my previous build I used lirc to manage the remote, i.e. the mapping of key codes -> ...
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Cannot connect to remote server from Ubuntu (xrdp)

I am working with a remote server with CentOS 6.5 and xrdp vncserver installed. My problem is that I am able to connect to the server using Windows and its Remote Desktop Connection, but I can't do it ...
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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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How to share screen/window with a remote user?

I would like to share my screen or only a window with a remote user, something like Skype screen shearing. Is there any tool in Ubuntu that I can use to easily do this?
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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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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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Connecting to a Remote Server for the First Time

I'd like to know how to connect to a remote Ubuntu 12.04LTS OS server. I've never done this, and wondered if anyone would be willing to help a noob out; I'd appreciate it! I've always wanted to be ...
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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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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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how to set up a connection without using ssh

hey^^ currently I'm having a problem with a compute who has ubuntu installed on it, so I wanted to use putty and get remote access. Sadly the computer is a bit of a pain in the ass and not able to ...
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Recommended mce remote and/or wireless keyboard for ubuntu 14.04

I am looking for a mce remote or wireless keyboard to control vlc/smplayer/xbmc/clementine ... and everything ! Could anyone help with compatible good quality hardware, please.
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How to setup TightVNC reverse remote through SSH Tunnel?

The simple and secure way to setup TightVNC reverse connection through SSH Tunnel between Ubuntu(Viewer) and Windows(Server)?
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Reminna RDP & Windows Server 2012 R2 issue

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 and Ubuntu 14.04.01 LTS. When I connect to the server with the Remmina RDP client and type a "/" anywhere, it writes a "-", not a slash. How I can fix this? I already ...
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How to setup remote desktop?

I have 2 Ubuntu 14.04 machines running the default Ubuntu desktop, I only have a monitor for one so I'm trying to setup remote desktop on the machine without a monitor. How can I setup the non-monitor ...
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Scan a file over the Internet by its url using ClamAV

Sometimes I have a need to scan the files over the Internet given their urls. I didn't find any information about this capacity at the documentation of ClamAV. Does it allow to do that? How do I get ...
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14.04_LTS and Remote Login (UCCS)?

Upgraded my laptop to 14.04_LTS from 13.10 not long ago and decided to check that "Remote Login" thingy I have on the login screen (never used it before and I'm pretty new to Ubuntu) So I tried to ...
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Remote Network Access Control

I'd like to know which software/process would help me do the following: I've got two offices (A & B) in which I will install Ubuntu 14.04 on their respective Desktop PCs. Both offices would have ...
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Problem connecting to remote desktop

I am having a problem connecting to my desktop remotely over ssh tunnel. Host and Guest machines are Ubuntu 14.04. SSH is working, high numbered alternate port. X forwarding works. I followed the ...
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Ubuntu: encrypted remote desktop server?

I need an encrypted remote desktop server for my ubuntu computer. Can someone tell me which package or programm should I install? But the connection must be encrypted! Thank you very much. Kind ...
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I installed Mythbuntu 14.04 and can't get my remote to work

I try to restart lirc and I get the following error: find: `/sys/class/rc/*/': No such file or directory * Stopping remote control daemon(s): LIRC [ OK ] * Loading ...
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Installed Ubuntu Server - need to remote access

Hi I installed Ubuntu server on a machine, it is a server machine hence the graphic card is very poor; its a VGA. I cant access all of my screen, can only see the top 70 %, i tried changing the ...
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SSH PC at office from home

My office has one default gateway and behind that is a local network with locally assigned IP addresses to all computers including mine. I hold admin in my Ubuntu installed office PC and is it ...
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(SOLVED) 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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Uninstalling Desktop sharing programs

Sine I want the most security as possible, I'm removing some programs that could give the access to remote desktop. In this case, I removed the Remmina Desktop Client (I think, if it comes with ...
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Is there a remote sticky?

On my home network I often need to exchange small data, like a key or password. My main computer is Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop and my secondary (crap) is Windows 7. What is the best way to exchange such ...
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How to connect to remote directory

I am new to ubuntu and I need to connect to such directory for example \\abc.cba.com\xxx\yyy\zzz On windows I just simply opened it via win + r and pasted that there. How can I do something like ...
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Cannot change vncserver default geometry

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 (I think it's desktop...) and running vncserver to connect to it remotely. I can successfully set the resolution if I use the -geometry flag when starting the server, but I ...
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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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Configuration of X10 remote?

I have a low price remote controller, a X10 OR22V USB (MCE compatible?). It works out from the box after installing Ubuntu 14.04 or Mint 17. Nice, but only few keys works and some are mapped ...
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Can ubuntu be compromised?

My main reason for switching over here from Windows was because with the release of Windows 10, the VP of Microsoft wrote in the ToS (Yes, I read this with my very own eyes while installing it) that ...
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Why can't I start a VNC session using the randr flag?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 (I think it's desktop...) and can successfully run vncserver (which ultimately links to /usr/bin/vnc4server) and connect with my client, and I can also add the -geometry flag ...
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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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VNC Server Questions and Advice

I'm looking at which VNC server (and possible viewer) would be best for my needs. I've ruled out vino and x11server but there is also TightVNC, TigerVNC, TurboVNC, Xvnc and vnc4server to just name a ...
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Chrome Remote Desk, dont work

anyone can help me to run this extension, and perform the command post askubuntu post
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How do i set up a remote desktop connections from Ubuntu 14.04 to a WIndows 7 dekstop?

i've looked at all the discussions i could find on this & haven't found one that gives sufficient information on how to set this up using Remmina. Just not sure what i'm doing & i need to ...
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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 to install Aio Remote?

Can I ask you how to install the serve (receiver) of the android app Aio Remote. I'm new to Ubuntu and Linux in general and came accrues your recommendation on a form. If you can please help me it ...
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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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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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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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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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how to remotely control Ubuntu 14.04 via SSH

I have (indirect) SSH access to the machine and a user is currently logged in physically. I want to get access to the physical screen. How? There are many related question, but none really help me: ...
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What command do I use to find physical disk size?

I use df -h to see formatted size, but how to see actual? I believe one of my disks is 3TB but formatted as 2TB but not sure which. (they're remote so I can't look!)
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webstorm website connecting remotely

I am new to Ubuntu and to webstorm so please bare with me if its very basic question. I am trying to connect to the website run by webstorm on Ubuntu from Windows 8.1 PC ...
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Vlc http interface keep asking password

I am trying to control vlc from browser or my android phone. I read wiki vlc. And I believe I did everthing right. Enabled Http interface, set a password. But when I go to localhost:8080 browser asks ...
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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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How to activate script on laptop from smartphone?

I want to run a linux script on my laptop remotely from my smartphone (iPhone, namely). For simplicity let's say the script is called myscript.sh and it is located in /root/Desktop. I am running as ...
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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 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 ...