Questions tagged [remote-access]

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

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How can I host my website myself on my local machine and make it accessible to everyone on the globe?

I wish to host my website myself on my machine but I don't know how to do it. Also, I have set up Apache2 Virtual host on my Ubuntu 19.10 but nobody else can access the site except my local machine, ...
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Can multiple users remotely use X windows at the same time?

This is a simple question which should be obvious but I've Googled and I don't see an answer. If I set up X windows remotely like this: https://fabianlee.org/2018/10/14/ubuntu-x11-forwarding-to-view-...
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Accessing virtual machine from local host

After logging onto the virtual machine though putty, I got Welcome to Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS (GNU/Linux 4.15.0-91-generic x86_64) ... 80 packages can be updated. 0 updates are security updates However, ...
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Connecting to folder on remote machine using SSH-key - Ubuntu-flavor with suitable file-manager?

OK, this may come-out as newbie-question and a shot in the dark, but here goes... I would like an easy way to connect to a folder on a remote computer (a VPS I run), ideally through a folder/...
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How to connect remote machine by remote user name?

How to connect a correct remote Linux by using Remote Linux user name because my IP keeps a change. Note: my remote PC and my PC always connect the same wifi
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How to remoltly access my local home ubuntu machine from outside my local netwok usign VNC

I want to remotely access my home ubuntu machine using VNC. I have followed the link here How To Configure Remote Access To Your Ubuntu Desktop Now, I can remote access using the internal network. I ...
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Error opening anaconda navigator in putty

i am in a remote desktop connection through putty. In that ubuntu machine that i have connected remotely, anaconda is already installed and when i tried to open anaconda navigator it shows the ...
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Connect to remote Ubuntu laptop which does not load

I suspect the answer but still want to try. I have a relative who's got a laptop with Ubuntu. She just uses it for Internet browsing and she's not technical at all. Her laptop stopped loading. She's ...
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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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OpenVPN: Transporting a connection from that 'other' OS?

After finally making the change from windows to Ubuntu, one needed function remains unfulfilled - a needed connection via OpenVPN to a distant location. I have all the files from the previously ...
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Creating a server on ubuntu-desktop 19.04 using mobile hotspot

I am using ubuntu-desktop 19.04 and want to create my own temporary server using mobile hotspot for remote file sharing, webpage hosting. I have tried some solutions but they only supported local ...
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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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Remote desktop not passing all mouse buttons

I have a Logitech mouse with tilt wheel buttons. When I am using it locally on a system using Ubuntu 19.10 with the 5.3.0-40-generic kernel, it works as expected. When I connect to the same system ...
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Giving ssh/chroot access to specific folders/files only to friends?

Running Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and wanting to give a few friends access to ssh into my computer but only specific folders/files without giving access to the whole computer is there a way to do this? Was ...
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Sharing an Xubuntu / XFCE desktop remotely _and_ securely?

I want to access my Xubuntu desktop machine remotely, and see the same desktop as is shown on the remote machine's monitor. By default using both VNC and xrdp, one gets a new desktop session, and I ...
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Anydesk on Ubuntu does not save Unattended Access Security Setting

I tried to enable unattended access by: Run Anydesk as root user: sudo anydesk Go to Settings -> Security Check Enable unattended access checkbox Set password and click OK button But after OK button ...
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Enabling remote access to ArangoDB web interface

I am currently experimenting with ArangoDB installed on my Ubuntu 18.04 server. One of the really neat things about ArangoDB is the nicely designed web interface it provides for managing the database....
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Start application at start-up even without logging in

I have a small server (with Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop) that I leave at my parent's house while I live abroad. I use ngrok since I cannot add a static IP to their router, and I set it up so that it starts ...
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How to access a folder of the remote computer using url when the computers are connected to same network? [duplicate]

I want to access the files and folder of a computer from another computer using link. I tried ftp but for it we have to enable firewall. But for my project to run properly I cannot enable firewall. I ...
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Remote access solution for active and inactive sessions [duplicate]

I am running some Kubuntu 18.04 systems. I would like to to install a remote access software on these systems that allows accessing the systems from other Linux systems. Does a free software exist ...
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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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How to achieve perstistence with ssh keys using ssh-add

I'm trying to make my ssh keys permanent. I tend to use crazy passwords and typing it in every time destroys workflow. I have two keys, one with to a remote server and one for github. I would like to ...
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Browse a website from my personal computer as if I were using my server

I would like to be able to access websites from my laptop computer as if I were using a limited-access server that is connected to my university's network. I want to do this to access scientific ...
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Ubuntu mobaxterm that has drag and drop

I am using my pc to connect to the server with GPUs and need to do a lot of transfers. I used mobaxterm when on Windows. It has drag and drop which is very convenient. Is there a similar tool on ...
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How to see activities performed from WinSCP on ubuntu system

I frequently connect to ubuntu machines from WinSCP to perform some file actions like copying or deleting files. But these actions do not get recorded in any of the logs(Not that i know of) of Ubuntu ...
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sh: connect to host hostname port 22: Connection timed out

I have trouble connecting to a server with ssh from ubuntu 16.04. I can't get to the address online either. When i try connecting through terminal i got the following error ssh: connect to host ...
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Showing Black Screen on Screen Sharing When try to Switch User

i'm installed Ubuntu 18.04 on my system and enabled screen sharing, also the screen sharing encryption disabled. after i try to access from windows to Ubuntu 18.04 system through TightVNC. The sharing ...
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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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Log into Mac from Ubuntu via VNC

Hi I am using Ubuntu on my desktop and I also wanna access my MacBook (MacOS mojave) within local network , I followed “Sharing” preference panel and checked the box next to “Remote management .” “...
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How to connect to my ubuntu VNC server from outside my network

How can I connect to my ubuntu pc running vncserver from outside my network? I can access it from inside my home network using 192.168.1.123:3389 (the address of the pc and the port I have opened ...
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How i can access my home server outside network or on domain

I have setup ubuntu on my old computer and create a home ubuntu server. I have access the server on my network.I have use putty and with server (old computer) ip i have access it.But now i want to ...
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Access Ubuntu device from Windows 10

I am trying to set up remote access to my Ubuntu device (Ubuntu 18.04.2 desktop) from Windows 10. I tried xRDP but could only get a pale blue screen appearing. Also the device is set to auto-login so ...
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could not open remote file with libreoffice

I can't open any remote file with libreoffice. When to open files on remote folders(mounted by sftp), a error General input/output error while accessing (path of my file)/summary_counts.csv showed by ...
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Making all folders not readable to “others” - but keeping their original status regarding “write” and “execute”

TLDR: How can I change permissions of all folders in the computer such that, for "others", the folders loose only readability? In other words, they keep their status regarding "write" and "execute", ...
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How to Remote desktop into UBUNTU 19.04 from Windows 10, over home wifi with sudo access

Any recommendations on how I can connect from Windows 10, to Ubuntu 19.04 over home wifi (but preferably from anywhere on the internet), and do a screenshare of Ubuntu desktop, and control the desktop ...
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Permission denied, please try again

I'm trying to connect to another computer in my house via ssh. Both computers have ubuntu and openssh installed. When I run the command "ssh username@ip" on terminal I'm asked for the user's password ...
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How to connect with x2go to remote desktop via public ip?

I have two laptops. Using x2go I succeeded at connection from one to another and vice versa via local IP, e.g. in the field Host i typed 192.168.0.101 for first and 192.168.0.102 for second. Now, I'm ...
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Can't access server port from remote network

I've got Hetzner VPS with Ubuntu Server 16 (Server). I'd like to use it as HTTP-proxy from remote network and my problem is I can't access to proxy port outside Server. I use tinyproxy as simple http-...
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Independent remote GUI session

I have an Ubuntu machine at work that I often need to connect to, either from another computer in the same LAN or from home. I usually use SSH (optionally with X11 forwarding) but sometimes I need to ...
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vino: no such schema of “org.gnome.Vino”?

This is more a follow-up question regarding this issue (e.g., Enable remote VNC from the commandline?). I am using desktop sharing of Ubuntu 18.04 (without vino server). For remote access from another ...
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Elasticsearch remote access between two separate ubuntu servers

We are running a website on ubuntu 16.04 where we are going to use a search function that uses Elasticsearch. We plan to have multiple projects with each project having two indexes. For that reason we ...
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Why my rdp access to Linux consumes way more bandwidth than a rdp connection to a Windows 10 machine?

I have a first VM running Ubuntu 18.04 as a guest, and a second VM running Win10 as a guest, both powered by virtualbox. I have enabled on the 2 VMs the VRDP option to allow remote access. I can ...
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How do I remove another computer which has remote access to my laptop?

I visited a friend recently and he uploaded Linux on my laptop. He uploaded many programs from his laptop unto mine using a terminal. To do this he had to add a very long code from his laptop onto my ...
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sshfs “reset by peer” after new installation of server OS

I'm trying to mount a drive from my work PC to my home PC using the command below: sudo sshfs -o allow_other home_username@home.ip:/ /mnt/home-pc This command was working fine before. However, I've ...
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How to open remote folders in Dolphin

We have multiple repositories on our server, that we can only compile and run on that server. I have a XUbuntu machine and on Thunar I mount the remote folder with ssh://myname@server.domain. Then, ...
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Connect remotely to Win7 from outside local network

I have Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop and when I travel, I want to connect it to a Win7 laptop on my local network at home, using Remmina. I have successfully made the connection while both machines are on ...
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configure error c compiler cannot create executables server while installing python in remote server

I tried to install python3 in remote server using wget https://www.python.org/ftp/python/3.7.1/Python-3.7.1.tgz tar -xvzf Python-3.7.1.tgz After that, I tried cd Python-3.7.1 ./configure --...
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How do I access my host ubuntu files and navigate to and fro from host ubuntu to my remote machine?

My host machine is ubuntu OS and I launch my workplace connection through citrix remote connection. But I would like to know if there is a keyboard shortcut which would help me navigate with my host ...
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Using sshfs on C accessed via A and B

The current set up I am working with requires me to ssh onto a machine C by first ssh-ing into A and then into B. Something like this: ssh [username]@[university].com # Machine A ssh [department] # ...

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