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

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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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Grey screen when Remote Desktop'ing, any help?

So, 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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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 ...
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Connect Remote Server

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 as Desktop. I would like to connect my Desktop with remote Linux server to run shell command. In this regard I tried this command ssh username@hostname I found below error ...
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Remote code execution on linux computer connected to router

I am new to using the routing tables on linux, but it seems like routers are actually able to change what the routing tables are in a computer. Why can't this ability to insert a value into a computer ...
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can maas set up diskless systems

I have a number of servers that need no local storage, working on a CPU bound process: output of 4,000 3GHz core days is 2GB, processes only use a few hundred MB RAM. I have set them up with MaaS and ...
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ssh prompts for password when passing sudo command, even with ssh key

I'm trying to expedite restarting some services across several ubuntu servers. I've: added the command to the sudoers file generated an ssh key and copied it to one of the test servers wrote a ...
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DLNA / UPnP Server not showing up when connecting remotely

I have a miniDLNA server running on Lubuntu on my little Banana Pi, which is extended by an BubbleUPnP server. As media renderer I use the BubbleUPnP app on my android smartphone. I configured the ...
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Clock on remote server is not syncing with local time

I run a health clinic. Our patient records are on a protected server on the east coast. When I log in the clock on the server is not syncing to the clock on my local computer. This throws off time ...
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Something wrong in 14.04 LTS with ssh when no password is authorized by remote server

After loosing days for a solution (including here), I will ask more expert people about a way to connect a new desktop ubuntu 14.04.LTS to some ubuntu 14.04 LTS servers accessible only by using a ...
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MySQL remote access doesn't work when there isn't internet connection in router

I'm using Ubuntu Server 14.04, and installed MySQL 5.6 to be accessed remotely on my LAN. Everything is working perfectly, except when I lose my router internet connection. My ISP goes down often, so ...
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Workstation Desktop Shortcut Icon to a Windows document server

I am New to Ubuntu. I've searched all kinds of FAQ's and Forums, but have yet to obtain a simple answer to these questions. Probably a typical situation for a new Linux User. Here are my ...
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Ubuntu server as dhcp router/firewall

I have properly configured the ubuntu server to have dhcp service and firewall rules. I also placed some firewall rules for testing. I just do not really know how to test it on lets say another ...
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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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Teamviewer on 14.04, when remote access screen resolution limited to 640x480

I am connecting to my ubuntu 14.04 box via teamviewer 10. I m using gnome-fallback. My resolution on Ubuntu when connected via Teamviewer is limited to 640x480, option of changing resolution in ...
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How to get MCE remote working with Kodi on Ubuntu 14.10

This is a very new computer (Gigabyte Brix i3-5010U) which is USB3 only. The USB IRC receiver has worked in the past, in fact it was working on the computer I was using immediately before this one. ...
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How do I use a XBOX 360 Controller as remote controle for my Xbmc?

i managed to use my Xbox 360 wireless controller and even test it via jstest-gtk. I used this 'How to' to get my controller working. How do I get an XBOX 360 controller working? I tried the guide ...
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Nautilus “Open in remote terminal” over sftp assumes wrong username in Ubuntu 14.04

I use the “nautilus-open-terminal” to open the terminal in the current folder in nautilus. This worked great in Ubuntu 12.04. However, after upgrading to 13.04, I am unable to open the terminal over ...