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

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Tracing IR to Hauppage remote on Mythbuntu 12.04

I have installed Mythbuntu 12.04 on an AMD dual core. Basic TV play and record functions are working, but I am having some troubles with the remote. The card is a Hauppauge WinTV-HVR 1250. I have ...
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How to administer, manage & update 40 to 50 Kubuntu laptops?

I have a custom developed application presently running on about 40 Kubuntu laptops (& more planned). Every few months I have to update the application. I also have to run Ubuntu updates and a few ...
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Ways to share specific desktop window/region via web?

Is there a package distributed through Ubuntu which will let me record either a specific window or region/rectangle of my screen, or a website which can do the same? Specifically I would like: Free ...
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How can I have the applications listed on an application menu be invoked on a remote system?

I can invoke an application via a command line in a terminal emulator: $ ssh -X rome xeyes I can also invoke an application from a GUI application menu on a panel. I can have two GUI application ...
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How to edit files directly on server with GVim when ssh is mounted from Dolphin?

I would like to use GVim to edit external files that are accessed through Dolphin. I have an external server with files to be modified I access the server using SSH using Dolphin's built-in module I ...
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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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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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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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Remote Ubuntu Installation

Is it possible to install Ubuntu on a remote server ? I had to move to where my server is situated to install Ubuntu last night, which thing is not very funny.
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How to install Ubuntu on network accessible mini-itx just like a Raspbian on a Raspberry?

I have an Asus H81I-PLUS mini-itx machine with intel core i3 processor with a 60 GB Kingston SSD (intended to use only for booting). I want to install Ubuntu on this machine. But, I don't have ...
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issue regarding chrome remote desktop in 12.04 LTS

I am using internet through proxy server.I want to insatll app chrome remote Desktop on my Computer but error "An Unexpected error occurred.Please report this problem to the ...
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Remote connection

I have many pcs on my job running Vnc for remote access, and I use Ubuntu 13.10, Which way is best for this connection pcs? Is there any program that could use
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How to get VLC working with my remote?

Ubuntu 12.04, StreamZap remote. I have lirc installed, and it can see buttons being pushed. I went to VLC, Tools, Preferences, Show settings:All, Interface, Control interfaces an selected "Infrared ...
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how do I launch XBMC with green button on MCE remote?

At present by default in Ubuntu 12.04 it launches Rythmnbox. how do I change this to XBMC?
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Remote with DVB tuner - shows up in evtest but not showkey

Trying to get an IR remote as part of a DVB tuner (avermedia a835) to control my music (I don't care about the TV part). I'm running Kubuntu 13.10 on a Thinkpad T400. It shows up in lsusb fine Bus ...
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Is it possible to upgrade a machine remotely using local system resources?

I'm doing an upgrade on a little Intel Atom "nettop". It's extremely slow and takes somewhere around an hour to do a release upgrade. I'm looking to improve that. This question follows a slightly ...
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Unsupported infrared (IR) remote in Ubuntu

I have an infrared eye and remote, named IR 507 and RC105, which only has Windows-support (drives avaliable on http://edio-rc105-ir507.driver.soft32download.com/). Seems I only use Ubuntu nowadays, I ...
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remote connection from WP8 to ubuntu 12.04

Is it possible to establish something like a remote desktop connection from a Windows Phone 8 based phone to Ubuntu? I just migrated my desktop from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 12.04. So I'm pretty much an ...
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Remote Desktop / File Transfer PC to PC using Ubuntu 12.04 as Master with DHCP

I'm new here, I need help on this following case as my job requires it. Master - using this for field work Brand/Model: Dell N7110 Type: Laptop Interface: eth0 OS: Ubuntu 12.04 Note: Installed DHCP ...
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Remote Install from Custom ISO

I've googled around looking for an answer to this question, but can't seem to find it anywhere.. I'm doing a setup of quite a few VMs that will be running a customized version of Ubuntu using the ...
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Limit access to specific devices with VLC remote?

I could set up VLC and the host files so that I can use my smartphone as a remote controller for VLC (through http connection). Is there a way to limit the remote access only from a specific device, ...
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Hauppauge remote “ok” and “back” buttons not working

I'm having some issues with getting my remote fully functional with Ubuntu 12.04. Some of the buttons work, but the OK and back buttons don't. I could make do without some of the others, but I really ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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Is there a way to push an OS install remotely?

I would like to be able to push an Ubuntu install (most likely 12.04) to an old iMac 5,1 2006, OSx 10.58 (Leopard, not Snow Leopard). I am wondering if it is possible to do this entirely from a ...
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Where does xhost (or related X11 services) store access denied logs

Every time I setup a new computer for remote access I have problems getting it added to the xhost access list. I eventually get each system added. It would save a lot of time if I could locate the ...
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How would you access a remote system tray with X11 Forwarding via SSH?

X11 Forwarding is fantastic to remotely launch new programs. Some popular programs open themselves into the system tray (Dropbox, for example). I know you can use VNC or RDP for this, but is there a ...
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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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Lightdm Remote Login disappeared (Ubuntu 14.04)

after some update, in the login screen, the option for the remote login disappeared. What should I do to restore the option?
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Check media center status

Is there any software available to check the status (temperature, disk storage, error logs, etc) of my media center or home server remotely through a web ui? Like Transmission Remote.
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Using Ubuntu OS as a thin client on machines for users to access and then remote onto a windows terminal server

I was wondering whether anyone had ever installed Ubuntu OS onto a VM and then used it as host system to enable users to login to a windows terminal server from it or if this is possible at all , any ...
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Facing error while connecting Remote PC in Aptana Studio on ubuntu 12.04

While using Aptana Studio on Ubuntu, I want to Connect remote file in my system and i am facing this error Establishing SFTP connection failed: The connection did not complete The connection did not ...
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XBMC and Power Saving

I have set up my XBMC system on my ASUS X401A laptop. I am now getting towards the stage where most of my film collection is on an external hard drive and as such I will be putting it closed on a ...
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I'm Unable to change/set Read write permission on mounted remote drives and directories

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS I've been working on a read write permission issue involving a network drive mounted locally on my Ubuntu box. I Use this device to run my Plex server, I keep my media files on a ...
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Ubuntu does not load the remote control to start

I just purchased a Philips remote control rc-197 with its USB receiver, lsusb recognizes it as: Bus 004 Device 002: ID 0471:060c Philips (or NXP) Consumer Infrared Transceiver (HP) Lirc install the ...
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Why my remote control does not work in Ubuntu?

I switched from openSUSE to Kubuntu because of bad funtion of XBMC in openSUSE, but in Kubuntu my remote control does not work out of the box, this related with systemd? Because in archlinux the ...
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Using remote desktop WITH monitor connected fails

Situation: I was running ubuntu 12.04 headless and then remote connecting from a windows box using Remote Desktop Connection. This worked fine. In fact, more than once person could connect this ...
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Send play/pause command to android phone via bluetooth

I've set up my Ubuntu LTS as a Bluetooth A2DP receiver for my android phone. It works well. I would like to control music player on my phone via bluetooth as well. So are there any tools to send ...
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How do I make an app run on startup with root privileges?

I'm trying to install a remote shutdown program on my machine , so I can shutdown it from my android tablet , and it needs root privileges to run successfully. I'd rather not have to load it with ...