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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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 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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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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Wii remote set up not working with Clementine on Ubuntu 12.10

I have tried to follow this link to set up a wiimote to work with clementine and control the music, but i have reached an impasse. When i try to run cmake . -DDISTRO=ubuntu ...
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Updated: Remote login in LightDM and GNOME Shell

After I installed GNOME Shell, the option in LightDM for remote access ("remote login") disappeared. What should I do to restore the option? Original untranslated version: Al instalar GNOME Shell ...
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nested syslog servers

I have 3 servers (all with linux and syslogd, no rsyslog, no syslog-ng) lin1 is configured to forward the syslog messages to lin2 lin2 -> lin3 The messages from lin1 are visible on lin2, and the one ...
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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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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 ...
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How can I improve my remote computer visualization?

Here is the thing guys: I enabled my GNOME Desktop Sharing 3.4.2 on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and installed the VNC Viewer software on my Windows 7 Desktop. I can actually access the Ubuntu remotely, but I ...
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Remote control: too much output

I use an X10 remote control and dongle on Ubuntu 12.04, loaded on a Dell Latitude 430, and have been happily mapping the output to keys with no problem at all. Lirc is loaded and I use irxevent -d to ...
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Remote installation . What is he doing?

I give access to a company to remotely install ubuntu for me . Is there a way to monitor/see that what is he doing now ?
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ssh -X :XIO: fatal IO error 14 (Bad address) on X server

When "ssh -X" was executed between remote computer (Ubuntu 13.04) and local computer (Ubuntu 13.04), the error was displayed as shown below. XIO: fatal IO error 14 (Bad address) on X server ...
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Multiple Ubuntu workstations running Windows applications

I would like to achieve something like this. Multiple Ubuntu 12.x Unity workstations can simultaneously access centralized server where they could work on Windows application. Let's say Adobe ...
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Can I trick Ubuntu into thinking a keyboard and mouse are attached?

I am using this system as an HTPC and do not want a keyboard and mouse laying around. I have remotedroidserver set to launch at startup, and it works great as long as there was a keyboard and mouse ...
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Ubuntu does not suspend via (IR) RC, but suspend via keyboard does work

I connected a Microsoft IR receiver to my Gigabyte Brix (core i5 4200U) running Ubuntu 13.10. The code for my IR receiver is: Bus 002 Device 005: ID 0471:0815 Philips (or NXP) eHome Infrared Receiver ...
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Grub menu appearing without timeout after rtcwakeup

I am attempting to set up a remote server at home while I am off at college. I have a few scripts I would like to run using rtcwake. However, whenever the computer wakes up the GRUB menu will always ...
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xfreerdp crashes with segmentation fault

I've (for now) given up with remmina, and tried the simplest app out there, I think, xfreerdp. Here's my session: nick@ishtar:~$ xfreerdp -d BSD -u chackowsky.nick remote.bsd.ca connected to ...
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Help getting ATV remote to work with XBMC

I am new to ubuntu and terminal commands. I am trying to get my Apple TV remote to work with my XBMC install on ubuntu 12.04 or a XBMCbuntu install. I have tried using lirc but don't understand how to ...
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what is Remmina's “remoteFX” secret to running ANY sort of application remotely?

I am attempting to run an openGL application from a remote pc. Both pc's are on intranet (so GBit connection) and both are running ubuntu 13.04. If I share the desktop of the pc running this openGL ...
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RDP to ubuntu 13.04 from windows 8 is not working

RDP to Ubuntu 13.04 from windows 8 is not working. I have used sudo apt-get install xrdp to install xrdp I am getting a blank screen after giving user credentials of ubuntu(sesman-Xvnc) How to ...
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Xboxdrv messes with mouse

I'm using xboxdrv, as I downloaded a PSP emulator called PPSSPP (website here) to play some Patapon 2 with my PS3 controller... Anyway, I was setting up xboxdrv, and it worked at one point. I was ...
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Remmina Remote Desktop RDP Connection Question

I am a student at Penn State and we have remote labs that we can access at anytime as an RDP protocol remote desktop. I am attempting to log in to it using Remmina remote desktop viewer, but the ...
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font garbled on remote desktop from 13.04

When I try to take remote desktop of my windows pc the font get grabled(especially the small letters, cap letters are displayed properly). I face this issue only in ubuntu 13.04 also in lubuntu 13.04. ...
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I wish to wipe my computer and back up files as someone has remote access to my laptop and then reinstall ubuntu

Can someone please tell me how I can back up my files and successfully wipe my computer then reinstall ubuntu as someone has remote access to my laptop
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How to start vnc without interactive session?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and will connect it with VNC. But after the system start, my vnc server did log me interactive in, after I open VNC connection I didn´t need to login on the Ubuntu host. That ...
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How to correctly compile remote-viewer/spice protocol on Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to compile, unsuccessfully, remote-viewer/spice protocol client on ubuntu 12.04.I need version 0.5.6+ Has anyone managed to get it work and which steps did you follow? thank you
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Viber Headless?

Is it possible to use Viber on a headless Ubuntu system? I want to use it through an SSH connection remotely, I need to get and send messages by it. But on SSH, there is no easy way to use GUI based ...
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NetSupport Problem

i have 2 windows pc and 1 ubuntu. I have installed the software netsupportmanager in windows and ubuntu. windows as server and another windows and ubuntu as a client. after installing netsupport for ...