Using something remotely or remoting into it means using it when one is not at the same location as what one is using. A common example is opening files on another computer, or controlling a computer different from the one that the user is physically using.

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How to test a PPTP VPN server from a remote location?

I cannot decide whether a VPN server blocks my geographic location or whether it is down altogether. What is a legitimate and trustworthy service that could (try to) connect from its own location as a ...
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remotely boot into different kernel version

I have a remote machine with Ubuntu 12.04 and the following kernel versions installed: :/lib/modules# ls 2.6.39.4 3.0.0-21-generic 3.2.0-25-generic 3.2.0-25-generic-pae 3.2.0-27-generic ...
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Managed USB Switch [on hold]

We have 4 computers controlled by an KVM-over-IP switch, so we can remotely control the keyboard and the mouse and can see the screens. Now, we need to connect an usb flash device to that computers - ...
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Retrieve secure copy in UNIX?

Is there a way to retrieve a secure copy in UNIX? Why would I need to do this? Because I can login to a remote machine from my local machine, but not the other way around. So I need to retrieve a ...
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Shutdown OSX from Windows 7

How can I shut down an iMac (OSX 10.6.8) on my wireless network wirelessly from my Windows 7 laptop? There are a few questions on this site for shutting down Windows from OSX, but I want it the ...
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Checking out TortoiseSVN files onto a server that does not have SVN to create a working files directory

We have a svn server that is a small machine for source control only. My group is working on a ColdFusion project. I installed TortoiseSVN 1.8.7, build 25475- 64bit. I can checkout the repository ...
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An attempt was made to logon, but the network logon service was not started,

I am remotely connected to a machine on the network and at the same time from that same machine trying to mapp a drive located on another machine I get the following error "An attempt was made to ...
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Remotely lock a computer

I provide temporary computers to businesses but sometimes they are very slow on letting me get them back. I was wondering if there was any way I could have a computer receive a command as soon as it ...
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Is there anything here to stop access to 3306?

I am trying to work out why a script on my online server cannot access MySQL to get playlist data and display it. I have checked all I can and it is not the script, as many others are using it with ...
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How do I block all internet access on the remote machine except for Teamviewer?

I would like to block all internet access on the remote machine but I still want to connect to it via Teamviewer. Is there a way to do this? I've read: How can I block all incoming and outgoing ...
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Restrict WinRM communication to specific server

I am working in an environment where we use WinRM to execute scripts on remote servers. All of this works fine but I am running into security concerns. What I would like to achieve is that execution ...
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Make (g)vim buffer a remote file

I regularly work remotely on a linux machine using vim. Sadly the connection to the remote host is not very good, giving me a very tough time. Is there a way to make my locally running vim or gvim ...
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Switch between RDP connection on time schedule

Is there a way to switch between RDP connection from one server to another one after a certain amount of time (like after 140 minutes) or maybe a way to schedule at what time it connects to server 1 ...
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How does Chrome Remote Desktop work?

What technology enables https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/chrome-remote-desktop/gbchcmhmhahfdphkhkmpfmihenigjmpp to be able to remotely control your entire computer using just the web browser? ...
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Remote Desktop Connection to a home computer from work

Can you remotely connect to a computer that's set on a workgroup if your laptop is on the same workgroup but on a different network?
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How to Lock A Remote PC for Not to be logged by users

After the restart Remote PC, we need to run a VBScript on Remote PC before Users log in. Becuase sometimes, users log in and VBScript doesnt work properly :( So Remote PC must be locked by us. How can ...
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Can't remote SSH into computer (Ubuntu 13.10 / Netgear WNR2000)

I've set up SSH on a Ubuntu machine in my office and it works fine on the local network, accessing via the local IP address (192.168.1.19) on ports 22 and 20022. I tried to set up port forwarding in ...
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How to ask for help using Skype

I'm using Skype (latest version 2014). There's some problem with my computer so I want to ask for help. How to give full access (view screen, control inputs) to my friend on Skype?
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How to set up password-less SSH for all users

I can set up password-less SSH for a single user by doing the following: 1) Generate RSA key pair for the local machine in ~/.ssh 2) Copy the local machine's public key to the remote machine's ...
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How to temporarily disable rsh between machines for user only

First, please note that I am just a regular user. I cannot do anything as a super user. Our sysadmin has enabled rsh between machines in our local network. That is, I can do this: [user@machineA] ...
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Using my server to do computationally heavy tasks

I have a laptop I do most of my computing on but it's very lightweight and it takes ages to compile anything on, or do any heavy tasks. Something like installing an emacs plugin or a cabal package can ...
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Remote Registry with alternate credentials from the command line

Sometimes, when I'm teleworking from my personal laptop, I run into problems with my SmartCard reader while trying to connect to systems that are configured to enforce SmartCard usage. The usual ...
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Remote Audio, wanting to speak through remote PC's local mic

How can I attend webinars or adobe connect meetings online and be able to do both talk and listen while connecting to my pc remotely, I have both Teamviewer and Logmein and none of them seem to work I ...
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Trying to run an application on linux that can be accessed remotely

I am not the best when it comes to explaining my confusing goals so hopefully I make sense. What I am trying to do is: Trying to run an application on a server that can be accessed remotely but ...
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How can I debug a login denied?

I am having problems logging into a machine remotely using ssh. It allows me to enter the user name, but when I enter the password I get "Access denied." I can login using the same user/pw locally and ...
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LinuxMintDebianEdition mate 32bits VNC no keyboard

I can't use my keyboard trought a vnc session and i've the same problem with X2GO on my lmde server. It works on the search menu and I can use the mouse.
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How to Quickly Draw Temporary Squiggles, Lines and Arrows on Desktop

During remote training sessions, instructors often draw red squiggly lines or circles on their desktop to emphasize key ideas. This helps offsite viewers better understand what an instructor is ...
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scp files between hosts through intermediate

I have access to 3 machines, A, B, and C. The only possible (ssh) connections are: A -> B A -> C I need to get files from B to C, I can only scp the files from A to B (on A: scp remote local), and ...
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File open as read only from ftp server

im not sure if this has been addressed before but here is the case: I have a remote ftp server with some files on it. when connecting to this from an windows XP pc it all works fine. But from a ...
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How to delete origin/master in Git

I cannot remove origin/master from my server. No idea why. The error message is the following remote: error: By default, deleting the current branch is denied, because the next remote: error: ...
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Can I start a remote connection on an other location from my own pc

I have 2 pc's. Both running microsoft remote desktop. Now I want to start a remote dekstop connection on pc 2 of pc 1. I want to do this from pc 1. Is this possible with remote desktop or any other ...
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Connecting to remote database via phpMyAdmin - Validation error

I've been trying to connect to a remote MySQL database via local phpMyAdmin, as per explanation by this tutorial. However, I'm not authenticating properly with the database due to the IP address ...
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Configuring PHPMyAdmin to connect to remote database

After Googling the possibility of using PHPMyAdmin to connect to remote databases, I found this article, which confirms that this is supported after a simple config edit. In the article, the author ...
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How can I tell who is actively logged on (locally or remotely) a Windows 7 PC?

From my Windows 7 PC, I want to check to see who is “actively” logged on to another Windows 7 PC on my network, not who connected last. How can this be done? Throughout the day several people will ...
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Creating a video with ffmpeg using a remote image file

I'm trying to create a video using ffmpeg, my goal is to put together 1 mp3 and 1 image file which are on a ftp server. When i use a local file as my input image, it works as expected: ffmpeg -loop ...
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Access to Remote App requires login to remote Desktop

I have a remote app (using remote desktop) which I am happy for users to log into. But at the moment, when the user clicks on the link/icon on the web page to activate the app: • The Remote App ...
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Allow desktop composition is missing from Group Policy - Windows 7 Ultimate - RDP

I have two Windows 7 Ultimate machines both with SP1 and all updates installed of course. Both machines can run Aero and everything. They are both new and modern machines, you get the idea. But ...
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accessing remote server with name instead of ip address and port number

I have question regarding accessing my web application with some name,which is deployed on remote server. Currently, I using following URL http://160.110.67.181:8080/myapp So, I'm wondering ...
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Allow PPTPD Clients to Communicate

Ive set up a PPTPD VPN server on an Ubuntu 12.04 Machine. I have 3 machines connected to it, 2 of which are on the same network and one that is on a separate network. All 3 are on the VPN, and can ...
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How to run a program on a remote pc via command line?

How can I run a program on a remote Windows PC in our network without the need of killing an existing remote-desktop-connection? I only need a command line for running the program and getting its ...
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VNC non copyleft alternative

Is there a commercial friendly open source licensed VNC alternative available ? I have .Net windows forms application. I am looking for a way to package VNC like solution to allow remote support. ...
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There could be any difference of speed in a simple “copy” command for a big (2GB) file between local and SSH execution?

Example scenario: - Linux machine (I think Operating System doesn't bother). - OpenSSH Server. - Source big file in hard disk, about 2GB (I think SSD or classic HD doesn't bother, neither). - ...
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Connect via Remote Desktop to machine connected to VPN

I have a problem. I need to connect to a remote machine, which I can do fine. However, once I am on that machine, I need to open a VPN connection to another remote computer. This, I can also do. The ...
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Unable to load a file within a software using remote desktop connection

I was recently working with Windows Remote desktop connection. The local machine is windows 7 and the remote machine is windows 8. The connection was successful. I have a software installed on the ...
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How to remote-access a running program in linux?

I left a program (netbeans) running on a remote computer and I'd like to save the session (I know, I know |-( ), and exit, so I can work at my current location. I do have access to that computer via ...
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How to monitor/access my pc using my android phone?

Sometimes I leave my PC for hours, rendering and I need to know how to monitor it, maybe access it from my phone to send an email or something, is that possible?
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CygWin terminal in remote console (SSH) not starting at correct $HOME path

I have installed CygWin v1.7.28. The problem quickly explained: Basically, when starting a CygWin shell via remote login, the $HOME is not where it should, with all derivated (bad) consequences of ...
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Remotely Administer Desktops [closed]

Example of accessing a single computer would be to do some helpdesk work Example of accessing many or all of them at the same time would be to install an update or change a setting on all of them ...
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How to get clipboard working for shared VMs on VMWare Workstation

You can connect to shared VMs running on VMWare Workstation 8 if you configured your VMWare correctly. Host and client are both Windows 7. One disadvantage of shared VMs is: The clipboard feature ...
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Redirecting xdg-open to another system?

I frequently ssh into a linux system offsite and love to use tools like 'hub' and others that offer commandline tools that open X-apps (most commonly web-browsers). However, it always fails because ...