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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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Remote shell account security

With a shell account like one of these http://shells.red-pill.eu, I would like to schedule chron jobs to backup from Google Drive to SugarSync. How secure are those servers? Can some obscure admin ...
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How to execute a script saved in the local system from a remote server?

I want to execute a script saved on the local system from a remote Unix server to help me automate a deployment process. The script contains some commands to rename an existing file on the remote Unix ...
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How can I run several parallel shell jobs and monitor all of them at once?

I have a large number of large files (hundreds of files, hundreds of MB each) which I need to pipe through a number of programs to filter and convert them. I'm taking advantage of multiple CPU cores ...
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Run Program Escape Sequence Putty

I currently have a 75 user license for FacetWin and am looking to upgrade to an open source solution like putty. However I do need one key feature which is used a lot. In FacetWin, there is an option ...
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How to connect to a remote server and run some code on that particular server?

I am implementing an automated backup scheme so I created a shell script which first creates SQL dumps for all MySQL databases, then retrieves all websites from the /var/www directory of a remote ...
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Execute remote shell commands on windows XP embedded

The following situation: We have Windows XP Embedded clients that have all admin shares disabled and only have read-only shares (for security reasons). What we want to do is run remote shell (dos) ...
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Mac Remote Shell

I am trying to create a remote shell on OS X with NC. I tried nc -l 1337 -e /bin/bash but it seems that the Mac version of NC does not support the -e option. Does anyone know how I can achieve a ...
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Is it possible to open a remote terminal session on a Windows XP machine?

Remote desktop is... useable, but I'd like to get a proper remote terminal window open on the Windows XP machine, like I'm able to with Linux. A quick Google points at this, but it looks like it's ...