Questions tagged [remote]

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

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vncserver error -possibly causing failed rdp terminal failure. ubuntu 20.04

I am unable to remote desktop from microsoft terminal server: Would it have anything to do with this vncserver log error? 26/05/20 16:32:18 Xvnc version TightVNC-1.3.10 26/05/20 16:32:18 Copyright (...
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Remote printer stopped working or unable to add. Error 0x00002fe3

I had a shared printer working on my 19.10 Ubuntu, I used these advices to set it up, expecially this one (even because the suggested system-config-samba isn't anymore advailable with since 18.04) ...
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Can Nautilus create thumbnails in separate directories for each mount point?

I've got some external and network drives and I have noticed that Nautilus keeps a single directory in ~/.cache/thumbnails which it uses to store thumbnails of these external drives right along with ...
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Display remote mount file icons

I have a remote drive connected via SFTP through the Ubuntu file navigator interface. While all my files display, the icon images for each file (or image) does not. Is there a way to have Ubuntu ...
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how to log with chrome remote desktop into ubuntu

my teenager daughter is pc addicted and i want to control her time and activities on using pc. I have installed Chrome Remote Desktop on Ubuntu 20.04 but got looped on login. Anyone can help? Before i ...
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No mouse icon when using remote input KDEConnect

I am trying to remote control my laptop using KDEConnect. It works, in the sense that it changes the mouse location, but the mouse icon remains in the same place, giving no indication where I am at ...
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Play remote videos with local media player

I have some videos on a remote machine and have to copy them to the local when want to enjoy them with a local media player such as VLC or mpv. Is it possible to play them over ssh or alternatives ...
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Configure Remmina or other GUI control app through ssh without X forwarding

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, I only have access to my work computer through ssh (so no physical access). Since I connect to this computer through another one that does not allow X forwarding, I can not ...
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“Device invalid” error trying to open Google Drive remote files with LibreOffice

Premise: I have never used LibreOffice's remote access option before - I just discovered it today and I think it might be very useful for me: I don't know how (nor whether) it works. I'd like to ...
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How to get screen back on ssh server after X forwarding

I have two physical computers with Ubuntu Bionic 18.04 LTS. Let's call the one with ssh server server, the one with the ssh client client. They have each have their own physical screen. One screen is ...
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Tiger VNC Configuration Help (Ubuntu Server 20.04, Ubuntu Desktop DE)

I'm trying to configure Tiger VNC on Ubuntu Server 20.04 via PuTTY. I installed Ubuntu Desktop to use as my desktop environment, but am unsure how to configure the VNC specifically using this DE. Any ...
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nfs does not mount on boot

I have an Ubuntu 16.04 on Azure and i mounted an nfs. fstab looks like: 192.168.2.2:/nfs-share mnt/nfs-share nfs defaults,nolock,_netdev 0 2 This works perfectly fine but when the VM boots, ...
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Trouble with audio in remote desktop session with xrdp

I've been trying to set up a radio streaming device using various versions of Ubuntu, various remote servers, and different remote clients. I'm trying to remote-desktop via Windows Remote Desktop ...
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How To Setup Open VPN to Open VPN SSH

I want to connect my home pc (Ubuntu Desktop) from the other place through SSH. Is there any possibility to create a VPN and access my Ubuntu desktop from another place through open VPN.
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Restricting color depth on vnc server mirroring current session

I'm trying to configure a VNC server that would show the current session / screen. This part can be done with vino or tigervnc-scraping-server (x0vncserver). This work fine. My other requirement is ...
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Desktop Sharing and Running application from host

Sorry for maybe silly question, just need some help. Im trying to set up home server. Got few questions as i got stuck a bit. 1) How can i switch on and off screen sharing through ssh( as i dont want ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop freezes when logging in Ubuntu 18.04

I have an Ubuntu host and a Windows client from which I am trying to access the Ubuntu machine. I set up the connection and I can see the Ubuntu host. I can enter my pin and see the log in screen. If ...
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Nautilus “Connect to Server” is much slower than the terminal's SSH

In both machines I usually operate on, one at home and another at work, Nautilus seens to work pretty fast when it comes to my local files. However, as soon as I connect it using the SSH option on ...
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Is it possible to share xrdp session local/remotely in ubuntu 18.04?

I have installed ubuntu 18.04 and got the xrdp server running and i am able to connect remotely. I need to use the same session when i connect localy and remotely. I only found info about using it ...
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How to ssh into local Ubuntu device?

I am trying to access my odroid-xu4 device running on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver, I tried to ssh the localhost and I got the following message odroid@odroid:~/Desktop$ ssh localhost odroid@...
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Repurposing unused desktop as server for data processing

I have two computers. One is a 2010 MacBook (the white polycarbonate one!). It's a very capable laptop, since I installed an SSD and upgraded the RAM. It does everything I need on a daily basis, but ...
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Problem connecting to XRDP… (Windows 10 RDP to Ubuntu XRDP)

I have XRDP and LXDE insatalled on my linux machine, and I use RDP to connect to it remotely. Every time I try to connect to my Linux machine after I restart it, about 50% of the time I am unable to ...
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Playing Ubuntu videos in android phones remotely

I am using android app named as ConnectBot to connect Ubuntu with the android phone. After connecting, I want to play Ubuntu videos which is stored at location ~/Videos in android phone. So I run the ...
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XRDP - I can't access to my Ubuntu computer from Windows 10 Remote Desktop client

I'm trying to access to my Ubuntu computer on local from Windows 10. So I installed xrdp: sudo apt install xrdp sudo systemctl enable xrdp If I check the status of xrdp I can see it is active: ● ...
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Security of JNLP connection to its slaves in jenkins when compared to ssh

Is the JNLP connection method in jenkins with its slaves as secure as ssh is?
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Ubuntu 18.04 Connect to Xserver from remote

I have setup an Ubuntu 18.04 on a Touchscreen-Display and I want to start a graphical programm from a remote system to display it on the touchscreen. When I try it I get the error Can't open ...
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18.04 Remmina, remote desktop connection, best way?

I have 2 laptops with Ubuntu 18.04 with XFCE installed, on different networks (providers), locations are about 30 km distant. SSH connection configured, no problem with connection to remote machine ...
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Remote connection

I have Ubuntu 16 32bit running on 6 pcs and I have a server running ubuntu as well I would like to access each pc and server when I’m away from my network I love vnc viewer on iOS and I would like to ...
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Intrusion detection

In this day & age, it is almost impossible to detect who is lurking in the background in our system while we use our Ubuntu desktop / Laptop. Any idea of how to detect such intrusion or how to ...
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How do I use my desktop as a home desktop server

I have a PC which I want to use as a common server for all my devices. I want to be able to keep it in my basement and use it's gui desktop on my raspberry pi 4(I also want to plug in my 2 monitors on ...
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Issue with Chrome Remote Desktop on Ubuntu 19.10

I recently attempted to upgrade from Ubuntu 19.04 to 19.10 but encountered an issue. During the process, the upgrade froze with the following message: lvm2-activation-generator activation generator ...
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How to use Ubuntu and YouTube on a handheld device to protect from death threats? [closed]

Suppose you fear you could meet someone who will threaten you with death. Assuming the bad guy won't destroy your handheld (for example an Ubuntu Touch device) on sight, a barely decent form of ...
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multiple rdp connections?

I've set up a physical box with ubuntu, for learning purposes. Currently, I am able to remote into it by using NX and the native VNC client on my mac. How can I go about allowing remote connections (w/...
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Why starting any GNOME based program over SSH takes about 30 seconds?

GNOME based programs always take about 30 seconds to start over SSH. Even simplest ones, like gnome-calculator. After said programs start, they run absulutely fine. I am starting SSH session using ssh ...
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SSH EXEC not working to execute remote jar cmd

What happened: I have entered ssh root@ip nohup java -jar app.jar & to run a jar on my remote server(the jar is an API server). My local server is getting the jar logs instead of writing into ...
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Remote Desktop with full control on Ubuntu

I would like to be able to remotely control my Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS for maintenance purposes: sometimes I need to correct a bug on a Kiosk application and so I have to connect to the remote computer . ...
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How to connect remotely to the Ubuntu CLI from a Mac?

I have a mac and I want to access my ubuntu Desktop's hardware remotely from anywhere to run some programs. I am aware of apps like teamviewer however I am only interested in using Ubuntu's terminal ...
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could I start a remote batch process, go out of the system and come back to get results?

I am using mobaXterm to use R into an Ubuntu remote server using R CMD BATCH ..., but I need to be connected all time. Could I put the job, go out for a while and next return to recover results?
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VNC desktop visual bugged without screen

i can connect to my ubuntu 18.04.3 lts with VNC, with screen or without screen. The problem come with the fact that, without screen, the machine just shows a bugged desktop, not usable. I put an image ...
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Airdroid like app but self-hosted

i used AirDroid a lot but always on wifi, but now i need to use it on 3G/4G since on my new work there isn't a wifi available for phones But instead of paying the premium account, since I have a ...
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Remote Desktop from Windows to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I tried to connect Ubuntu 16.04 LTS from Windows Remote Desktop utility. I get only blank grey windows, but not the contents of Ubuntu? Any suggestions? Thanks.
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XRDP from windows 10 machine to UBUNTU 18.04 audio not working

I am using XRDP in UBUNTU 18.04 to connect from a windows 10 desktop audio not working . But audio works locally . I am new to Ubuntu. Any suggestions greatly appreciated.
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Unable to reach self hosted Ubuntu gitlab's login page from web browser remotely

I am new to ubuntu as well as gitlab. This is my first time setting up the self-hosted Ubuntu Gitlab Server in my own laptop. Problem Statement : Unable to reach gitlab's login page from web browser ...
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remote desktop from windows10 to ubuntu without log out

I have a problem regarding logining a ubuntu both locally and remotely at the same time. I have two computers A and B, A with ubuntu 16.04LTS system and B with windows 10 system. I can physically ...
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How to screen mirror android phone to Ubuntu PC? [duplicate]

I need to screen mirror my android phone to Ubuntu PC. Is there any tool or package available in Ubuntu to do this?
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Network manager opened by itself

I left my computer on overnight because it had some updates to install, and I didn't feel like waiting for it to reboot just to shut it down. However, when I logged back in this morning, the network ...
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Connect to an already open terminal over SSH

My specific example, I run a few Minecraft servers and was wondering if there's a way to interact with the terminals that host the servers over SSH.
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remote login using ipad

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS Desktop version. I'm trying log into my Ubuntu using my ipad. I've searched and read all about remote logins. They say there is desktop sharing in activities > search, ...
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CPU not fully utilized when logging in via SSH

I have a desktop computer (with i7) that runs Ubuntu 18.04. I am using Docker to run a container that trains a model using Keras. The training process is divided into multiple steps, some of those ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 || Remote access - remote server display not supported

I've been running anydesk and teamviewer on my headless ubuntu (18.04LTS) box for a while now (over 6 months) without issue. I had to set up an xorg.conf to allow things to run headless over anydesk ...

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