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the process of accessing a system remotely, over the network. eg via vnc or ssh.

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Issues with PiVPN Wireguard Port Forwarding on Ubuntu Server

I'm experiencing some difficulties with setting up PiVPN with Wireguard on my Ubuntu server. Here are the details of my setup and the issues I'm facing: Setup: Ubuntu Server: Running on my home PC. ...
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Ubuntu 24.04 gnome-remote-desktop

So I'm not a IT person. I'm attempting to find a way that using gnome-remote-desktop to be able to log in from windows rdp client and reconnect where i left off without looking like a brand new login. ...
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What's the best remote access option without port forwarding?

Ubuntu 20.04. Company does not allow port forwarding. I'm currently using TeamViewer but it's very unreliable. I don't mind a CLI or desktop, just need something reliable.
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How to do I make X.org listen to remote connections on a Kubuntu 22.04 system on port 6000?

There are several solutions which I have already tried proposed. But none specifically addresses Kubuntu 22.04.. I've tried them all but the closest one to working is the use of socat to connect ...
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I need advice on removing a scammer's program from my computer

I need advice on how to remove Anydesk from my computer. I had received an email from someone that (I since found out that it was a fake) appeared to be from PayPal that said I needed to pay $XXX, I ...
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Remotely Accessing Linux Mint(GUI) using Ubuntu 22.04.3

The problem: My primary laptop is running ubuntu and I recently fixed up an older machine which my parents used to use. I upgraded some necessary hardware with plans to make it into a NAS server using ...
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Remote access from home when I'm doing a home lab

How can I access my Ubuntu Server GUI away from my home network?
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Can Ubuntu remote access behind CGNAT?

Remote access/desktop sharing/viewing on the home network used to work with Ubuntu's VNC and Remmina on a remote laptop, using port forwarding and an ISP with no CGNAT. However the new ISP's CGNAT ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 LTS XRDP terminates with There is no X server active on display 10

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu desktop 22.04 and installed XRDP. After entering my credentials, the connection just terminates. here is the relevant output from syslog: Nov 20 16:05:37 ubuntuserver ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 remote assistance from Windows

Does anyone know a software I can install in both Ubuntu and Windows to remote assist users on Linux by screen sharing? The IT assistance team uses Windows, the user needing assistance uses Ubuntu 20....
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Remote SSH access to a ubuntu server in a different network with port forwarding

I am badly facing a stone wall while trying to remotely ssh into a local machine via Port 22 from anywhere outside my local network. I have a local machine running with Ubuntu Server and a Fritz box ...
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Remote Ubuntu pc

I built a great ubuntu pc at my family house, but now moving to university dorms. I can't take my pc with me because of space and electricity issues, but will take my monitor and laptop (that has ...
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ubuntu 22.04 Remote desktop showing black screen

I'm using the built-in remote desktop on ubuntu 22.04, and I can connect without issue, however, I do not get any video. The keyboard and mouse work but there is only a black screen.
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Recovering from `error symbol grub_is_lockdown not found` on a cloud host

I rent a bare-metal server which, following a recent Proxmox update, started sporadically throwing errors at boot -- specifically error symbol grub_is_lockdown not found. Proxmox is built on Ubuntu, ...
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Lost remote connectio after working several months

Setup: At Workplace: Ubuntu desktop computer I was able to connect to the above ubuntu computer from my laptop using VNC. At home: I would login to my virtual work network and I would connect ...
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How do I read and write to my Ubuntu HDD from my Win10 PC?

I have a new Ubuntu computer on the same internet network as my primary Windows 10 PC. I do not have a need to Remote Access into the whole Ubuntu PC, but I would love to be able to read and write ...
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deny access to Python as normal user

im seeking for some scripts that deny access to the app python in my PC. example: a new user with low privileges can call python without type sudo or su, i wanna prevent this kind of situation by the ...
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How to access my computer's terminal in the university dorm from another computer?

I have used ssh to access remote computers/servers where they provided me a username, a password, and an IP address (like xxx:xxx:xx.xx). What I need to do is: ssh [email protected] and then it ...
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Chages to sshd_config not disable password only login

I have Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS installed as a virtual machine (Windows Hyper-V). I am making the following changes to /etc/ssh/sshd_config PermitRootLogin prohibit-password PubkeyAuthentication yes ...
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Remote access from windows machine to ubuntu by ssh need to see gui

I run a local Ubuntu machine. I am on an external network and windows boxes. Typical ssh ports are blocked by the network. Is there a way to ssh via web (some other) to the my home ubuntu box and ...
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Remote Desktop from Mac to Ubuntu stops working when I change rooms

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu, so forgive the noob. I have this odd situation when trying to remote desktop from my macbook to three separate mini pcs which all have Ubuntu 22.04. I set them up in my ...
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Remote Desktop Ubuntu22.04.2 and MacBook M1

I have an Ubuntu 22.04.2 version installed over an old MacBook Pro 2011 installed. I'm trying to connect from a MacBook Air M1 and I can reach my Ubuntu computer and see the message Do you want to ...
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SSH service not responding

I have a headless Ubuntu running on a regular PC in my garage. I use SSH to access it. It's running a good handful of Docker containers, including dashdot which indicates the CPU is under normal load ...
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How do you install Chrome Remote Desktop from .deb?

I downloaded the .DEB from https://remotedesktop.google.com/access I get this: I'm on Kubuntu 22.04 LTS.
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How to disable Wayland on multiple users

I am attempting to disable Wayland on 2 users at the same time on my machine so I could remote connect using TeamViewer. I tried setting sudo nano /etc/gdm3/custom.conf to WaylandEnable=false on both ...
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mdadm: error opening /dev/md?*:

I have a Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish system with RAID0 and LVM on 2x 2TB hard. After rebooting, the server ended up in initramfs: mdadm: No devices listed in conf file were found. mdadm: error ...
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Use GNOME Remote Desktop before the very first login

I already read similar post, like this or this. I have a remote PC that I turn on from a remote place using a "magic" Wake On LAN packet though (so no direct access to it). I am currently ...
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Run an Android VM on a ubuntu server, and remotely access it

I can't find anything related to what I'm looking for Found this : [github.com/DeviceFarmer/stf][1] but not what I looking for any tips to guide my research? [1]: https://github.com/DeviceFarmer/stf
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Access my Ubuntu from a flash drive

I have the following situation: My main Ubuntu that is installed on PC's ssd won't boot because of 'dev/sdb2 clean' black screen I can't get through. I installed a new test Ubuntu on my flash drive. I ...
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Is there a way to turn off (Teamviewer) accept requesting

I am using Teamviewer to gain remote control to my Ubuntu wipe server, but I am getting this message that I need to accept the connection otherwise it will not get any connection. I want to make sure ...
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Possible to connect remotely only once. Repeated access required for second or more connection

My office laptop has Ubuntu 18.04 OS. I used to seamlessly connect via RDP(xRDP) and VSCode from my Windows laptop. Few weeks backs I was on short vacation and when I assumed my work I am not able ...
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Trying to ssh into IPv6 address, getting "no route to host"

I have a home computer that uses Ubuntu 22.04, that I'd likely to remotely SSH into, from the internet. I'm trying to do this through its public IPv6 address. The address doesn't begin with fe80::, so ...
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Is the ~/.bashrc file user specific when I am connected to a remote system using Secure Shell (SSH)?

I am doing work on a remote computer using Secure Shell. I would like to add aliases to the ~/.bashrc file, but only if this edit applies to my user only. So the question, as the title states, is ...
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gnome-remote-desktop: Couldn't retrieve RDP username: Credentials not set - AND MORE

After installing a fresh copy of Ubuntu 22.04 I attempted to enable Remote Desktop: I then went to another workstation (tried both Windows and macOS with the Microsoft RDC and with Jump Desktop) and ...
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Remote Desktop from Windows onto Ubuntu 22.04 takes me to a XRDP login then a blank screen

I'm trying to get the Remote Desktop feature working on Ubuntu (Desktop) 22.04, but I can't seem to connect to my Ubuntu desktop from a Windows (10) PC. I'm using these instructions: https://help....
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How to operate a remote laptop?

I need to support a person's remote Ubuntu laptop, from my Ubuntu desktop. I need the ability to use my desktop to access the remote laptop and take control of the laptop: install apps; invoke apps; ...
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Is there a way to switch to a user of a remote machine like normal user?

I am planning to use a Raspberry Pi as my secondary pc(Ubuntu). Like how I switch to users on my primary machine(Ubuntu 20.04 ) navigating to the top bar, clicking on the Power Icon then selecting ...
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VNC not working when Desktop Sleep [duplicate]

I need to use VNC client on an Ubuntu Desktop. When the machine is not sleep, I do VNC. But it is sleep, and I try to connect with VNC, it will say the machine is not up. Is there a method that allow ...
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When connecting with xrdp connection crashes/closes [from w10 to u20.04]?

If I installing xrdp and use Windows (I also tried different devices) RDP to connect it crashes. If I have Xfce installed it connects normally and force uses it over gnome/default envoirnment and ...
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Ubuntu 20.04. How do I set up a virtual/dummy monitor so that I can use NoMachine without a monitor plugged in?

I am running the NoMachine Client on my windows 10 desktop and my server on my Ubuntu machine. I want to use NoMachine to remote control this server but I can't unless a monitor is plugged in.
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Allow different users to connect to a ssh server (openSSH)

I'm new at this: I'm trying to set up a ssh server on my personal computer with openSSH. So far, I was able to connect to my server through my computer and also from a different computer in the same ...
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Remote debugging of java maven project on Raspberry Pi using Eclipse IDE: Handshake error

I am trying to configure the Eclipse IDE (2021-09 (4.21.0)) on Ubuntu 20.04 to remote debug java applications on a RaspberryPi. I followed multiple 'tutortials' (link1, link2). With the combination of ...
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xrdp "window manager exited quickly"

I'm trying to remote on to Ubuntu (21.10) from Windows 7. I read a few web pages, which suggested to install xrdp, so I did. I'm not an expert on this topic. From Windows 7 Remote Desktop Connection, ...
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Setting up a reverse SSH tunnel to access remote ubuntu pc from windows

My work desktop is an Ubuntu, and I'm trying to access it from home through a Windows laptop. Something like TeamViewer doesn't work, since these kinds of remote access options are blocked by the ...
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Connect two PCs over Internet

Suppose I have 2 PCs running linux (say, Ubuntu 20.04). One of them is mine, other one belongs to a person who lives in another city district. These are ordinary PCs: they both access Internet through ...
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Seeking an "operator present" indication for a remote system accessed over ssh

An elderly relative uses a Ubuntu 18.04 + LXDE desktop, mostly just for internet browsing and to play a few word games. They rarely shut the PC down...last time I checked, it had been turned on for ...
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ssh to a remote terminal and bypassing dotrc files

I want to rapidly execute a remote command using ssh, for example ls -al /path/to/myfile. Unfortunately, I'm using tcsh rather than bash. My .cshrc file is quite long and slow, so I'd like to bypass ...
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Control PC from Android phone?

I always wanted to control my Linux PC via my smartphone, and found a way to do it. It's called CRC Remote. I could have several profiles with buttons, and on the press of one it would run the ...
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XDCMP for controlling desktop

Can XDCMP be used to view the current user session / desktop? I'm running Ubuntu Desktop 21.04 and have modified my /etc/gdm3/custom.conf file so the xdmcp section looks like [xdmcp] Enable=true Port=...
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How to use my laptop camera with SSH using my PC?

My PC and laptop are both connected to the same router, and I would like to turn the laptop camera and have it live feed on my PC. My PC using Ubuntu 20.04 and Laptop Elementary OS6.
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