Questions tagged [remote]

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

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Controlling Phone from ubuntu desktop?

Is there any way to see my screen and controll my Android smartphone from my Ubuntu 20.04 desktop computer? (possibly with little to no latency?)
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How to keep an encrypted home directory mounted (even after logout)

Sometimes I'd like to ssh to a machine, mount my encrypted home directory and disconnect and keep the directory mounted. What I managed already to do is ssh to my machine (without password only ...
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How can I connect with Transmission (GTK) client remotely?

I'm not a long term user of Transmission but since I got my new router I setup a Transmission server on it. I would like to reach it sometimes and I have the latest stable builds of Transmission QT/...
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Remote control Android phone

I want to control my android cell phone via pc. In this way i can work much more productively. I found references with the opposite controlling ubuntu from android, for instance https://www....
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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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etckeeper git backup on LAN server via SSH fails

I have a 20.04 server on my LAN. It runs a local git and etckeeper successfully I can SSH in using certificates/key from anywhere in my lan including local nameresolution via bind9 (ie passwordless) I ...
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How to control multiple computers from one? [closed]

Once I saw a friend who had created a study room where there were 10 PCs running Ubuntu. From each one of the PCs you could login into your personal account. There was also an 11th PC which was was ...
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Tips for remotely managing an Ubuntu Server on the go and on my local network?

Currently, I'm relying on SSH to manage my server at home. However, I've recently installed Ubuntu desktop to try out Docker Desktop and I am looking for an alternative to TeamViewer.
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Can I control PC via remote+hdmi?

I wonder if it is possible to connect my Linux PC to my TV (es. via HDMI), then use the TV remote to do some (simple) controlling of my PC. Please consider that I am quite ignorant about HDMI cables ...
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Get remotetime via commandline, set it to local clock with TZ

I was experimenting with the clock. Changed it on local box. After that, Google and other SSL websites stopped working so I was not able to get the exact local time (I don't wear a watch). Luckily, ...
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PC turns off/log outs when disconnected from TV

For some reason when I disconnect the HDMI cable from the pc it turns off/log out. When I reconnect the HDMI cable back it just outputs a black screen and I have to restart the PC. When I try to ...
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Installed google remote desktop now I need password for everything

I installed google remote desktop extension in firefox. I couldn't really get it to work, when I logged on it was only black. I didn't tinker with it because I saw that every time I did anything at my ...
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Using android phone as a second screen

There are many options in the market and in the community about virtual desktop and remote control, but until now I haven't seen any solution to be able to just control the smartphone (android) just ...
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Youtube-dl facebook video asks login details in remote server?

I was working on a project which uses youtube-dl, when I was working on the project from my local machine it worked fine without any problems but when I tried to run the same project in a remote VM (...
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How to install X11 (VNC VIEWER) in Ubuntu 18.04 and above to take system in remote with graphical interface?

Please help me to install X11 VNC VIEWER with graphical login screen in 18.04 and above.
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Remote connection from windows to ubuntu 20.04

I am new to Ubuntu. I have installed ubuntu 20.04 in my PC and want to remotely access it through windows on my laptop. I have successfully installed xrdp and it is working also. The only issue is ...
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kde connect problem in remote input and clipboard

I was using kde connect in ubuntu 20.10 and everything was fine. but when I updated to ubuntu 21.04, I faced problems. when I go to remote input menu in phone, nothing happen in my pc. another problem ...
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help configuring rspamd to be used from remote postfix

Good day! my postfix is in different host from my dovecot and rspamd, and everytime a mail comes the postfix will deliver it to my dovecot. Now I am having a hard time configuring my postfix to use ...
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How can I host VMs on my Ubuntu Server for remote access within my LAN?

I've read a bunch about KVM, installed it and then successfully create a VM inside it using this guide. Now I would like to be able to access it from my other computers (Windows and Ubuntu) within my ...
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Could not make connection from local machine to Ubuntu even after opening Firewall

I am trying to setup remote postgresql for my app on cloud, however the connection is refused from my local machine. Please note i am able to make SSH connection from my local machine using putty. But ...
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Share desktop in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS with Windows PC or Android mobile

So, I'm fairly new and everything I've tried so far has failed spectacularly. I just got a workstation in which I installed Ubuntu Desktop. I want it to work without screen or periferals and monitor ...
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Setting up remote access on command-line ubuntu server

I have an ubuntu server (command-line version of ubuntu). I want to access it from home using putty from outside the facility. I need a step-wise guide to setup remote access on my server. I am using ...
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Controlling a media centre box with vnc

I have a laptop with a ubuntu vncserver installed, and i want to be able to connect to it with a VNC client on windows to control Spotify, however I can only get access to a "dummy sound" ...
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AeroAdmin crashs in Wine under 64-bit Linux

I am looking for a remote control software which runs in 64bit-linux and works without being in the same network. The only program (except of TeamViewer) I found is AeroAdmin. According to its ...
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My Samsung HW-T650 Remote is seemingly not supported by lirc or ir-keytable

I've gotten my other remote for AAXA P7 remote to work with both lirc and ir-keytables(see pictures), but cycling through all the various supported IR protocols, those seen below, does not yield any ...
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server ubuntu xrdp connection problem

I tried to connect into my server ubuntu from a remote ubuntu pc using remmina but i suddenly encountered this connection problem. I tried using another person's server profile and it works perfectly, ...
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Easy remote control for Ubuntu

All our workstations are Ubuntu 18.04.5. Currently, to connect from home, employees use X2GO. Problem is, there are complains about it crashing, getting stuck, being un-intuitive, and not having the ...
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Launch Firefox window on local raspberry from remote ssh [duplicate]

I have a raspberry 4 with Ubuntu 20.10. I need to see one firefox in kiosk mode from hdmi0, and lounch it from ssh. any ideas?
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Authentication Required Popup

Edit: The popup problem is caused by Chrome Remote Desktop. When I uninstalled it, the problem is resolved. However, I want to have this app. How can I manage to have it without seeing disturbing ...
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How to make PROFTPD files accessiable through internet

I am new in Linux/ubuntu. I created a Proftpd server and configured it all. When I tried to access in local(ftp://127.0.0.1) with username and password, I am able to see and download files. I want ...
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Parallel remote control for multi users (linux and windows) on ubuntu desktop 20.04

There is a computer with ubuntu 20.04 desktop. What is the best way to remote control on the computer for multi users in the same time ? Multi Users - also Linux (ubuntu 20.04) and Windows 10. Thank ...
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How to choose songs from my Rhythmbox library using Web Remote Control plugin?

Im using the Web Remote Control Plugin for Rhythmbox and it works. However its functionality is limited to showing album art, and previous, next and Play/Pause controls (see image). Is there a way ...
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ssh public key problem: /usr/bin/ssh-copy-id: ERROR: No identities found

I have two users each with their own computers running Ubuntu. I want to remotely access one of them (say the desktop server) from the other one (say the client pc). I'm trying to enable public key ...
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How to load a project from a Google Cloud VM that runs Ubuntu 18.04 into my local PyCharm Pro in my local Ubuntu 20.04?

Is there a way I could load a folder/project from a GCP VM into my local PyCharm Pro in my local machine so that changes would be affected in the GCP VM and what's the process for that? I connect to ...
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How to copy/paste text in Remmina from snap

I have remmina installed through snap in Ubuntu 20.04 and I cannot copy/paste. There is no copy/paste/clipboard option on the permissions of this snap, and the solutions I find talk about installing ...
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How to make Pulseaudio work with MPD via network when using the client in Guest session?

mpc status shows the playback is on, but "ERROR: Failed to open audio output". If I log in as special purpose user, playback works fine. I have remote mpd server, but the audio should play ...
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How do I send prtscn keystrokes from Windows 10 to Ubuntu 18.04 remote computer with Teamviewer?

How do I send prtscn keystroke from computer A with Windows 10 to remote computer B with Ubuntu 18.04? I connect by means of Teamviewer to computer B. When I am connected with Teamviewer to computer B,...
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What Remote Desktop Client to install

I use Ubuntu 20.04 with Fluxbox as a window manager. I need you to recommend an application that acts as a remote desktop client, that supports the most common network protocols such as VNC, XDMCP, ...
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web based remote control - send keystrokes to X Window

I've switched from an apple TV to an HTPC with Linux - I love it except for lack of remote control. I don't want a bluetooth keyboard, I'd rather have a simple web page to send commands to my browser (...
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How do I configure x11vnc.service to run x11vnc as root?

I'd like to access my "real" display remotely. Basically use my macbook to pilot what I see on the display of my local server. My goal is that the same image is duplicated: in the actual ...
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ir-keytable and Imon as MCE remote for Kodi

When I switched to Ubuntu to run my kodi media centre I manahged to get ir-keytable set up and work (under 18.10) and it worked well even through upgrades to 19 and then 20.04. However, about 3 weeks ...
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Remote shutdown Ubuntu 20.04 with Google Home

I want to tell Google Home to shutdown my Ubuntu 20.04 machine. I have followed this guide: How can I remotely shutdown Ubuntu using Google Home? If I run the script mentioned in the post manually and ...
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How Do I Prevent Access To My Server via SSH During School Hours?

I am doing homeschooling and I am wasting a lot of time on my server, how do I turn off SSH during school hours so it blocks me from accessing my server via ssh then when I am done it turns ssh back ...
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Remote System Monitor for Ubuntu and Android

I'm looking for a software for Ubuntu that is similar to Remote System Monitor I would like to access to my data and see them from my Android phone. Could you suggest any software like that?
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How to remotely connect to Ubuntu 18.04 with UI and keeping locked screen?

How to remotly connect to Ubuntu 18.04 with UI, with the following conditions: Be able to login remotely even if no local session exists (eg.: after reeboot) Keep locked screen in the phisical ...
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rhythmbox webremote

I would like to control rhythmbox with my android phone and local domestic network. How to use the defaut plugin webremote ? I use Ubuntu 16.04 and rhythmbox 3.4. I tried to launch the plugin, and ...
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Remmina blank screen after remote server reboot vnc connection

Rebooted remote server running Ubuntu 18.04 and attempted to login using a Remmina VNC connection from an Ubuntu 16.04 client. Received black screen and nothing else. Is there an additional ...
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Restrict SSH-login with public-key only to selected users

Using OpenSSH, I have enabled ssh-login to my Ubuntu 18.04 machine, call it Remote and my user account on Remote is called Remote-User. I have also made sure that login is only possible by means of ...
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How can I know what message Gnome is currently displaying through an SSH session?

I have a computer I can access remotely via SSH and I also have a camera which gives me feedback from the X11 interface. Today I noticed a message like so: Now I'm sure the camera is not going to ...
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Anydesk offline on the ubuntu 16.04

I have a remote server which is Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS. I can only access it through ssh, so I want to install Anydesk on it. But after installation, I get Anydesk running while the status is offline. ...

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