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

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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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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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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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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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Kubuntu - unable to open remote files with wine

On Kubuntu 15.04 (and on Linux Mint 17.2 KDE) I am unable to open files from remote shares with wine. It seems Dolphin downloads the file first to a temporary directory and tries to open it from there,...
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How do I disable the local screen in Vino VNC?

As the title says, when I remote into my machine through VNC, how do I disable the local screen? I am currently running Ubuntu GNOME 15.04
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VNC Desktop on AWS

I've installed ubuntu-desktop and tightvncserver on my Amazon AWS instance, I've configured Putty to forward port5901 and that all seems to work fine, I can connect but instead of seeing the Ubuntu ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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kdiff3 how to compare files over remote server ftp?

I followed the instructions from here http://kdiff3.sourceforge.net/doc/misc.html But i can't make it working. For some reason the kdiff always throw an error it's not a file. How can i compare ...
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Remote graphical access to Ubuntu 15.04 on raspberry pi 2 from outside network

I have Windows 7 and I would like to remotely access my rapsberry pi 2 running Ubuntu 15.04. I want remotely connect to its graphical interface and I cannot forward ports as I have no access to the ...
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Login to IDM Server with Ubuntu Client

I am new to Linux Admininstration and IDM server. I am using CentOS 7 on one machine ( PC1) and Ubuntu Client on another machine (PC2) . On the CentOS I have installed IDM Server which is running ...
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Can I remotely choose and control Grub on an Android device?

This may seem awfully ambitious or like complete nonsense as it probably is. Is it possible for me and others who have dual booted and use Grub to remotely control Grub and select which system to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 computer(...
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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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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 ...