Accessing or controlling a computer that you are not physically in front of.

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FileZilla: Can I run a remote shell command via FileZilla client?

I have a very simple question. Can I run a remote shell command on the server via FileZilla client. For instance can I do a: tar -zxvf myarchive.tar.gz etc... (didn't think it was possible with ...
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Remote desktop solution which works with port 80

The corporate firewall where I work won't allow any programs to access any ports other than 80. This is a real bummer because when I try to remote in to external machines, using either LogMeIn.com or ...
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Is there a command for ubuntu,mint-like systems to open n-terminals, automatically name these, connect and cd on a remote server?

Every morning I have to open a lot of remote sessions at work on a linux distribution, label the session-Windows, type ssh user@server and cd to a directory on that server. I want to save time and do ...
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Launching programs remotely via SSH on Windows 7

I've installed freeSSHd server on Windows 7. It works fine but when I try launching any graphical executables via SSH (e.g. "C:\Program Files\GIMP 2\bin\gimp-2.8.exe" or start /d "C:\Program ...
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Remotely cat (view) a file on a Windows computer using native tools

Something of an equivalent to running ssh remote.linux.box cat /somedir/somefile Note: I realise not all Linux systems will have sshd installed AND running. Most server systems would however. On ...
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Aero does not reinitialize after remote access

First time this happened to me it was on my personal x64 PC at home. Now it's my work laptop: When I remote access into my PC, it disables Windows Aero. That's fine, I have no issue there. However, ...
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Remote access over internet via third party application [closed]

I have a wireless IP camera (D-link DCS-932L) at home that I connect wirelessly to my WiFi router by storing my Wifi SSID and password into it. I can access the camera through my phone via a ...
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Disconnect a remote session from a remote session

I have a remote server running at my university (Windows 8 Enterprise). I'm going to have 10 different people/testers run some tests on that server, they will not run the tests simultaneously but ...
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TeamViewer meetings on a LAN connection

I know that we can use TeamViewer on a LAN connection without internet for remote control. I was wondering whether we can use meetings to connect via LANs without internet as well. I tried doing this ...
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Company offers remote maintenance: Can it leave holes open?

My father has a tricky problem with RealPlayer (the login silently fails without either error or success message). In response to his question, the maker (RealNetworks) offers remote maintenance. He ...
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If my firewall is switched off,what else could be blocking access to mysql?

I want to have remote access to my mysql server but when i telnet my server from my computer i get this C:\Users\USER>telnet 197.000.0.00 3306 Connecting To 197.000.0.00...Could not open ...
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How to check if someone on the same network accessed/tried to access my shared resources

Simply I have shared some folders on my system in Windows 8. I just want to know who on the same network accessed or at least tried to access them. thank you.
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Can see, but can't remote control Win 7 Client with iTALC (XP works)

I've set up iTALC (latest version 2.0.1) on several PCs for testing and encounter the same problem for all client PCs. They currently have both XP (SP3) and Win 7 (32Bit) partitions, for XP everything ...
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How can I control iTunes remotely

I have a desktop with a large music library connected to a high quality stereo and I'd like to be able to control which songs are playing, and in an ideal world, make playlists, using a laptop. ...
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How to set up limited access remote control to a specific program?

I have a certain program running on a Windows 7 PC and I want a group of people to be able to access it and use the program remotely. However, these remote users shouldn't have any other permissions ...
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Taking remote control of a PC [closed]

I'm a computer technician, I repair computer for my customers, and many of them don't pay in time. So instead of holding their computers with me until they pay what they have to. I want to give them ...
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How to create a VPN Connection to Office Server

I have been having this problem for the past 3 weeks and its really killing me. I am trying to create a VPN connection to my Win2k8R2 Server which is a Virtual Server. The server has a IP Address ...
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remote terminal(shell) access from web browser

I want to access terminal (linux) remotely from the web browser. Is there any freeware available for that ? Which we can auto configure to set username and password.
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Completely Disable Remote Access?

I recently had to install something to allow a tech agent free reign on my Win 8 Pro Home PC. The tech agent was courteous and professional and I have reasonable faith in her/him; however, I must be ...
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Remotely managing Scheduled Tasks on another computer: Access Denied

I need to remotely create new scheduled tasks from a Windows 7 computer in my company (which according to this Microsoft TechNet article I should be able to do. ...
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Access Windows shares on remote computer

Is a VPN connection required to view a computer's shares? In other words, using my computer's WAN IP, Can I access its shares? And what port does this system use (so I know what to forward through ...
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How to connect to a remote computer from Windows cmd.exe

I am trying to connect to a remote computer from Windows cmd.exe. At first I was trying to cd to it, but then I discovered pushd. Now I am trying pushd to it with a UNC path, and the hostname is ...
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Share desktop in Windows Netmeeting

We are using "netmeeting" in XP home pc. But every time(Once in a day) we have to accept the call, share the desktop& set as automatically accept the calls(By going to that pc). Any alternate ...
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How can I use Android “remotes” when outside of my home network when using a VPN?

I recently downloaded Transdroid (Transdrone) and started using it. It is an app that allows me to operate Transmission on my desktop from my phone. I was able to get it to connect properly while ...
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Shutdown Access is Denied (5)

This is a bit different, so not a duplicate of the other question. I heard that you need access to the computer that you want to shut down remotely but doing net use \\remcomp\IPC$ password ...
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How to share my puTTY SSH tunnel with another computer on LAN

I have SSH running on my home tomato router and connect to it successfully. I'm at a client and want one of my co-workers to be able to access a resource I have there and I tried having him connect ...
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Remotely turn on a device that is powered off? [closed]

Verbatim from the interview between Brian Williams and Edward Snowden last night: Snowden: Any intelligence service in the world that has significant funding and a real technological research team ...
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how to ssh to home computer from outside

I have ubuntu machine at my home where i have Time Warner internet connection. Sometimes I want to connect to my home computer when I'm outside but unable to. What IP address should I ssh to? Do I ...
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Port Forwarding to make my localhost available for everyone

I have installed Apache web server on my local linux machine. Now, I followed the steps described here to do port forwarding.. I wanted my localhost to be accessible from outer web too. Now, I am ...
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shellinabox - How can I restrict access to certain users only?

I've got a Ubuntu 14.04 machine which I've set up with shellinabox. Now I would like to restrict access to shellinabox to only a certain user account. Nobody else should be able to log in with it. ...
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Is it possible to add hardware on a remote machine and use it as if it was installed on the local machine?

We have two computers in the apartment running Windows 7 and Windows Vista. 99% of the time we use headphones but every now and then we have a desire for some ambiance so we got a set of 2.1 speakers. ...
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How do I run an application from a server? What kind of server do I need? how do I execute the application? [duplicate]

How do I run a program from a server? Hello. Just to clarify what I am asking: I want to write a lightweight program to manage my forum. Because there are not enough settings in the forum to do ...
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What is the name of a hosting service that allows me to control an operating system on their server?

What is it called when you remotely access an operating system on a server. So that you can control the server as if it was your own computer? I thought it might be called VPN but they did not offer ...
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CMOS editor on Windows?

I need some way to modify BIOS settings in the CMOS memory from within Windows. Particularly I want to change the "state after power failure" setting through a remote VNC connection. Mainboard: ASUS ...
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Is this a virus, a dying hard drive, or something else?

Details leading up to problem: I have about 3 year old second hand laptop. I experience two hard drive realted bluescreens, BBCode 7a, within the last month. I ran Chkdsk and found I have 4 ...
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Dell DRAC 4 connection problems

I recently got an old Dell poweredge 2850. It came with DRAC 4 already installed and set up with the old network it was on. I tried to set it up for the home network i am using it on, but nothing is ...
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Allowing Remote Connection in IIS on Windows 7

I'm trying to give access to a website in IIS on my Win 7 machine to another person on my network. He's unable to access it. I was wondering if perhaps it was because IIS isn't configured to allow ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop in LAN environment

Is it possible to setup and use Chrome Remote Desktop in a LAN environment? So you don't need to login to google or need a google account to use it? i.e. use Chrome Remote Desktop in a LAN ...
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Wanting to setup a desktop to be accessed via a laptop for its processing power

As per the title, I'm currently building a desktop which far exceeds the capacity of my laptop, but I would like to access said desktop with the laptop. When I say access I'm speaking in terms of ...
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Windows 7, how to configure/allow remote cmd access to specific PC/IP address from the local network?

In Windows 7, how do I configure/allow remote command prompt access to specific PC or IP address from the local network? LE: PsList gave me: "Access is denied." Firewalls are on both PCs, off. RPC ...
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Enable remote desktop or remote administration remotley

I recently reformatted one of my computers and have forgotten to turn on Remote Desktop. Now I am trying to grab some files off that computer, but I have no way of accessing it. I have an ...
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Can you enable Remote Desktop Connection on a new first-turned-on Windows PC via a CD/USB stick WITHOUT a monitor?

I have a specific problem. I'm trying to get a relative to setup a new PC for me. The issue is there is no monitor installed! When it arrives I want a relative to plug it in (just the basics, power ...
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How to access AMT SOL from Windows?

I have a program which gives debug output to a serial port (running in a small OS framework) - but no output shell / window. I need therefore to access the information from another computer. The ...
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How do I connect to my work computer from my home computer and borrow its IP? VPN?

My work computer has access to IP-restricted resources within my company. I need (well, want) access to those from home. How do I go about connecting to my work machine and using it as a pass-through, ...
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Is it reasonable to deploy PCoIP for 1 to 1 configurations? [closed]

I frequently need to connect from my laptop at remote locations back to my primary work PC. I've been using Remote Desktop for this (over VPN of course). It's usable, but I'd like better ...
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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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Installation from shared drive

I want to install a software from a shared drive in a Virtual Machine from the base machine.Is there any way to disable open file security warning using command prompt
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Tethering using a Nokia N8-00

My trusty old ZTE Android wich I used as an wireless access point for my computers was stolen the day before yesterday... I have a Nokia N8-00 but it seems to be really flaky... I had to d/l an app to ...
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Is it possible to “reverse” a remote computer access session? [closed]

For example: I want to bait a scammer into accessing my throw-away computer, then flip the connection around so that I'm now accessing THEIR computer so I can wreck their scamming operations.