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

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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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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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Can I make PCSX2 on Ubuntu be remotely controlled?

Can I set up PCSX2 to allow people from remote IPs be able to connect to my computer, use THEIR controller, and play the game on my computer? I know it's a weird question, but can it be done?
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How to access camera behind router

Following scenario: home adsl on the LAN 1 pc with Ubuntu 1 dvr with some camera on the internet I have Ubuntu server with public IP Can I get access to my camera by my public server in a ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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Apps on VNC and Local display: How to show running applications in all x sessions? (Xubuntu 14.04 x64)

Ok, I usually don't ask questions, because by lurking around here for a couple hours I can find what I am looking for. This one has me stumped though, and I'm not entirely sure that what I want is ...
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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. Sometimes, when there are lots of other students logged in to the server, the connection is slow, and I ...
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what is the preferred app for vpn remote server access?

i am currently using the RDP (and RDP connection manager) app with a windows machine. trying to make sure that when i leave windows soon that i will be able to do the same thing with my ubuntu ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...