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Questions tagged [remote]

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

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How to investgate why remote machine goes down every time (linux)?

I'm monitoring remote machines but some ones go down, Usually I'm getting in using SSH, however when machines got inaccessible. ping on the remote machine works by the way. the problem is I can ...
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unexpectedly closed network connection

Setup new Ubuntu server. Verified network settings working correctly. Verified the firewall is off. Can ssh locally and telnet locally to port 22. Cannot telnet nor ssh from another machine. Have ...
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Ubuntu Server requires service restart every few days

I'm new here and I hope you can help me out this time. I have a MySQL server which receives many requests from my other servers...daily up to 1000 requests (HTTP and remote MySQL). However, for some ...
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I wasn't able to access remote server using SSH!

I wasn't able to access to remote server using ssh! What should I do? I have installed firewall in my machine,now I uninstall it but it's still didn't connect!(the keypair is in the same directory.) ...
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How to remotely initiate a Ubuntu Server netinstall using GRUB + vncconnect?

I have a remote server running CentOS 7 which I want to re-install with Ubuntu Server 18.04. I don't have physical access to the server, so I cannot install any bootable media, nor do I have access to ...
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How can i run nsqlookupd on remote terminal detached, so i can close that terminal?

How can i run nsqlookupd on remote terminal detached, so i can close that terminal? I am trying to set nsq message queue on remote ubuntu server, how to do this and close terminal? Where can i see ...
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How to setup ubuntu for remote ssh access?

I recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 on my desktop computer at home. I'd like to configure it so that I can ssh into it remotely. How would I go about this? Or this functionality already enabled?
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What is the best way to run a server application on ubuntu?

This is my first attempt at running a Linux server. I have a server application which I want to run on a server to which I have ssh access. If this were a Windows server, I'd just open a remote ...
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Equivalent of `/etc/init/` folder for non admin users?

We have a cluster where I run some simulations. I want automatically sync the results between multiple computers so I decided to use syncthing. I'm trying to follow this tutorial setting up syncthing ...
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Execute remote commands for multiple workstations?

I need to run same commands for 15 workstations. E.g. apt-get update apt-get install gimp cd && wget http://example.com/examplefile.mp4 I cannot use SSH because not the all workstations are ...
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Connecting to work network from home

I have to work from home and need to connect to my work network. I have been given a RDP shortcut from work IT and need to connect to it. I have downloaded Remmina and few other RDPs apps but I ...
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How to send and receive packages from phone to computer

I want a way to "control" my PC without any third party program. Let me explain more. Few days ago I found the Wake On LAN feature, I set it up to my PC and I found it very useful and convenient. I ...
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To open Remmina on start up and connect automatically to .rdp server (with credentials included)

I'm new to Ubuntu, and I'm trying to set up Ubuntu to connect to a Windows terminal. I was advised to use Remmina. I'm using "Ubuntu 18.04.01 lts" I'm trying to do the following automatism: To start ...
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Headless server: no monitor, no graphics?

This issue appeared after upgrading from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04. I have an Intel NUC6i3SYH installed as a headless server on my local network. It has no display and no keyboard attached to it. I ...
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How to install node and nodejs-legacy on remote Ubuntu server without internet access? [duplicate]

I have a remote Ubuntu server without any internet access. I can access it shell and fileSystem (ssh and sftp). How can I install it? Is there any possible way to install it without root access?
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How to start a GUI program on a Linux PC via SSH, with NO local logged-in user at the Server ?

I KNOW there are other very similar questions here already - but this is subtly different - I have been through all of the similar ones, and none of the advice there solves the issue I am seeing. ...
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how to view exact ubuntu desktop on xrdp like general windows remote desktop

i followed the steps given here Can I access Ubuntu from Windows remotely? to setup my xrdp and able to successfully access my ubuntu machine from windows machine. Now, i am seeing problem while ...
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Remote control power off button behavior

A few days ago I updated my HTPC running Kubuntu from 14.04 to 16.04. I managed to get things working pretty well except one thing. When using 14.04 I used to press my remote control (Hama MCE remote) ...
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ssh login with public key stopped work in Ubuntu 16.04.4

I have two servers, one of them runs Ubuntu 14, another one runs 16.04.4. I'm trying to log in via ssh (Windows, Putty + Pageant) as a simple user, not as root. /etc/ssh/sshd_config files are ...
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Using Remmina to connect to a remote host

I utilize the RDP protocol by using the Remmina software in order to connect to a remote host. If I close the Remmina session utilizing the disconnect option, will the remote host continue its ...
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Remote Ubuntu 16.04 server creating partitions

Today I got access to a remote server with Ubuntu 16.04, basic installation. As far as I can see I got a small partition with the OS and a very big partition. Not that experienced with Ubuntu I ask ...
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how to change alias anydesk

I downloaded and installed anydesk (free licence) in Ubuntu 18.04: sudo dpkg -i anydesk_2.9.6-1_amd64.deb But it does not allow me to change the "alias" (change the number to a custom alias, like e....
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How to remote login to 18.04 with Cinnamon as desktop?

Why is this such a difficult thing to achieve? This was working for me under 17.04 and I don't know what has changed. I am able to work with just the command line, but I am not the only person using ...
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how to open something on screen of remote server from my laptop (not like xming)

Hi I know that i can do: export DISPLAY=X.X.X.X:0.0 && ssh -Y4C user@server then on server export DISPLAY=Y.Y.Y.Y:0.0 firefox But is it possible to open something from my laptop on LCD of ...
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Using Ubuntu Server 18.04 on a virtual machine to 'simulate' a remote server

I'm using Ubuntu Server 18.04 on a virtual machine(VMWarePlayer), my main OS is Windows 7. It is possible to 'simulate' a remote server on the VM, connecting from Windows 7. I want to do some ...
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How to forward X over SSH to run gnome-terminal remotely? (18.04)

It runs remotely in version 14.04 but not in version 18.04. All graphics applications (gnome-todo, firefox etc) are lunched remotely via SSH. However, when I run gnome-terminal remotely via SSH, it ...
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SSH session gets stuck while updating kernel

I'm accessing a server running Ubuntu 14.04.1 with kernel version 3.13.0. I need to upgrade the kernel version to 3.19 and I am using: sudo apt-get install linux-generic-lts-vivid The problem is ...
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How To Install VNC Server On Ubuntu 18.04 LTS [duplicate]

How To Install VNC Server On Ubuntu 18.04 LTS ... How to access Ubuntu 18.04 from Windows 10 using Remote Acess ...
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How to install a gui for remote desktop on server 18.04?

I am a new user to Ubuntu server and trying to install a lightweight GUI on my server via SSH - so that i can remote in via a Windows 10 machine. Is this possible or have i misread some of the ...
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problem in establishing ssh connection to a remote server

When I use this command ssh someserver i get the following error Could not chdir to home directory /var/ak/home/username: No such file or directory aksh: fatal error: user account has been deleted ...
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How do I RDP to Ubuntu14 from Windows7xpro remotely AND see the native desktop(open apps, process, etc)?

So I successfully installed an XRDP client using this post. But the desktops are all like VM desktop emulators and don't show the real desktop. Odd that I can be logged in on both RDP and direct to ...
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Upgrade to 18.04 (fresh and clean) from terminal without boot/physical access (on an existing Ubuntu system)

I don't have physical access to the server at the moment and I want to upgrade to 18.04 clean fresh (if possible) from the existing install I'm running now. As no physical access is possible I'm ...
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control the mouse

lets see if somebody can give me ideas I want to make the cursor automatically select ten different areas of the browser, and then read and save a small text which will appear every time(maybe on ...
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(eog:4461): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display when trying to use eog to open images on Windows via SSH [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 And when I try to use eog to open images on windows 10 While using SSH it says: Failed to connect to Mir: Failed to connect to server socket: no such file or directory Unable ...
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TeamViewer slow on Ubuntu without monitor 16.04

After restarting my server without a monitor connected, TeamViewer is extremely slow. But if I restart with a monitor it runs fine. How can I get it working like normal without a monitor attached?
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TV13 in ubuntu 14.04 64bit error. “Not ready, Please check your connection”

everyone, I have installed tv13 64bit (teamviewer_13.1.3026_amd64.deb) and this is my first attempt to run teamviewer in linux ever. The OS is ubuntu 14.04 64bit. there are dependency errors (with ...
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Can't connect from Windows7 to Ubuntu 16.4 original desktop/the one which loads after entering pass [duplicate]

I'm a newbie to Ubuntu, sorry in case this question is too stupid for you. I need to connect to my original desktop Ubuntu 16.04 from Windows 7 via my router(local network). By "original desktop", ...
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Failed remote connection to University windows client [closed]

In my university we use Matlab, and to use it at home (to write the lab reports) we need to remote access the client with an RDP file. So, after searching for options I tried using Remmina to access ...
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remote boot option select

I am looking for a solution/a way that allows me to select the boot options of a computer from another computer. To make it clear what I mean, just consider the following example: A local network ...
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Remote Desktop XRDP install

I followed the directions for installing a remote desktop server XRDP on my Lubuntu virtual machine. On the third step I am supposed to update the file sudo nano /etc/xrdp/startwm.sh , for that ...
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How can I set up a 2nd computer to run apps remotely via GUI?

I usually have many programs open, and my memory use is at 95%. That presents some problems. Would like to know if it's possible to setup another computer on the same network and run some apps there ...
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How to add an ssh key from other computer to my Ubuntu server [duplicate]

how can I add an SSH-key generated from a computer of a friend to my server? Currently I don't have access to his computer he just sent me his SSH key.
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Shutdown computer via e-mail

Do you have a idea how to shutdown my ubuntu via e-mail? For example I send specific e-mail from my @gmail what cause my ubuntu shutdown.
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control multiple vnc server using one client

So. I'm searching a way to control multiple vnc server which have the dame settings and the same resolution with only one vnc client . The goal is to acheive batch operation to do exactly the same ...
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Access android phone via Ubuntu

I would like to connect my android phone to my ubuntu laptop in such a way that any phone calls or notification is shown on my laptop.For example I am working on my laptop and someone calls me on my ...
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installing packages on a remote linux not connected to internet [duplicate]

Since my internet is at another location from my home, I have to copy what I'm working on using a thumb drive. I don't have an internet connection at home. Is there any kind of package that can '...
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Configure Apple IR Remote 16.04 MacBookPro6,2

MacBook Pro 2010, 4.13.0-32-generic, 16.04.3 with all updates. I am trying to reconfigure the input keys generated when using any of the apple remotes with the built in ir receiver. For reference, ...
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Paste a password on login screen

I've set up a small server with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and I'm accessing it remotely with teamviewer 12 as it is enough for my needs. I like working with graphical interfaces (as well as with ssh), so ...
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Executing commands over SSH

I am trying to run commands remotely via SSH using the following syntax: ssh user@host "ps -eaf" This has normally worked in the past, however in this case I keep getting the SCP Usage Returned. ...
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How to bring a background process started by a script to foreground

I have a server setup that runs some java servers but since I am not home all the time those servers are activated via a .sh script. But now I don't know how to bring the java background processes to ...