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

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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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Is there a way to get a separate desktop for each user logged in through VNC? [duplicate]

Hi I am accessing my desktop remotely through VNC server/client connection. I used Vino to establish a remote connection. Now the app which I am building requires provision of a different section in ...
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how to allow access on port 3306 only via configured IP addresses?

I've LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL & PHP) setup on VPS (Virtual Private Server). I want to access database installed on Port 3306 remotely (outside VPS). Also, I want to ensure that Database access ...
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What's the normal way to manage MS-Windows Server 2003?

Ok, so I've never used a server version of Windows before (I've worked on, but never administrated, Linux servers). Because of this I decided to install Microsoft Windows Server 2003, set it up, and ...
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Windows: Connect to multiple shares on multiple FQDNs on same IP with different FQDN

As my title says, I want to connect from a Windows workstation to multiple shares on multiple FQDNs on the same IP with a different FQDN (Windows workstation or server). Of course I know about the ...
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Remote software solution that acts as a client

I have a remote computer that will not allow incoming traffic due to ISP blocking of ports (basically double NAT situation that I am unable to get around). I am wondering if I have a computer acting ...
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FTP not letting me upload files

I am able to connect to my FTP host properly, but whenever I upload any file I get some error. Here are some examples: Why can't I upload files?
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How to copy directory from remote server

I came across following instruction to copy a directory to my local machine. copy the gems from styx server from "‪location/to/the/directory" to your local directory I know rsync and scp can do the ...
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How can I connect Ubuntu Server 10.04 VM without router from my local computer?

I installed VirtualBox and installed Ubuntu Server 10.04 on it. I want to connect from my Windows 7 desktop with PuTTY to my server. I don't have a router, just a modem. On the settings in my VM I ...
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How do I restrict SSH to one directory?

I have a Bitvise SSH server on Win7 and I'd like to restrict access to one directory for the SSH user. Any guidance would be much appreciated.
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Remote Desktop would not work after router and Windows configuration

I have checked off "Allow Remote Assistance Connections to this Computer" and "Allow Connections from Computers Running Any Version of Remote Desktop." Additionally, I've configured my linksys router ...
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Control an empty desktop computer from my laptop

Can I somehow control a completely empty desktop computer from my laptop? The new desktop computer should eventually become a server. I would like to set up the desktop from my laptop. Is it ...
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End Reverse SSH session

I've got 20 or so machines scattered around the country (RPi's) and they are all on mobile networks (don't have a public IP.) Occasionally, I need to get access to a machine, so I've set up a rescue ...
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Can't access to my VPS

I try to connect to my VPS but I can't, even if i use an another computer. But when I use a different connection (other IP) it works. So I was wondering, why my VPS blacklist my IP ? And where can I ...
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SSH from my Android tablet to my Ubuntu machine

I believe I have finally have the prerequisite knowledge from asking other questions: question1 and question2 on this site. I wish to SSH from my Android Tablet (probably with SSH client Connect Bot) ...
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Remote Access Service

I just want to know that can any class of ip(both public and private) can be used for establishing a remote access service like ssh, or is their their any limitation that public cannot access private ...
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Remote administering a ubuntu-server, but user-admin cannot be unlocked?

it 's a long line in the buglist but i hope i find help here at superuser.com. I use FreeNx to administer the headless (by means there is no CRT-Monitor attached) server which runs like a charm. But ...
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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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Using 'diff' command over ssh

If I have a folder with several files on my computer, and a copy of the same folder on a remote server, is it possible to run 'diff' through ssh so I can see the differences between my copy and the ...
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Terminal host changed

I opened terminal today and realized that the usual startup text: my-macbook-pro:~ myUsername$_ has been replaced by: mscs256-24197:~ myUsername$_ I tried googling but couldn't find anything. ...
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Share USB port over internet?

I'm using TeamViewer to access my iMac (Snow Leopard) from my laptop (Windows 7) remotely. Is it possible to make Mac recognize my iPad as plugged in to a USB port on my laptop? Are there any free ...
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LogMeIn Host Computer

If my host computer is powered off, is there a way to power it back on from a remote location using LogMeIn?
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Possible to RDP into a desktop other than current one(using desktop manager)

I am using a Virtual Desktop Manager to run 4 desktops that I use. I am wondering if it is possible to RDP into a different desktop than the one that is currently being viewed on the local PC? So I am ...
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How to access Win 2008 RC2 on Azure over WinRS in non-domain situation?

I enabled WinRM on both client and server: winrm enumerate winrm/config/listener States: Listener Address = * Transport = HTTP Port = 5985 Hostname Enabled = true URLPrefix = wsman ...
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How can I access a Web server in a VM from an iPad?

I have a virtual machine (running Windows Server 2012, if it's relevant), on VMware Workstation. It is running an Apache Tomcat web server, and I'm wanting to access that webserver from an iPad. Is ...
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What is the best way to send a file from client PC to remote Machine in a fastest manner?

I tried to use SSH and FTP to send the file but it is really slow (of course it depends also to the connection quality but I think that my connection can provide better performance with anther ...
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SSH acting up on mac

I have a problem with a mac remote server I can ping it, but every time i try to ssh to it, it can't find a route to host. After that error i can't ping it for like 5-10 minutes, but then the ping ...
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Lock the Windows XP machine over the network

I'm a victim of funny prank: From time to time colleague uses "Lock computer" remotely over the network. How can I protect against it? How is he doing it? What information he must have? I guess he ...
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Is there any freeware for remote access via web browser?

I have a PC at home which I want to access from a web browser at school. I looked for many software solutions but they had at least one of the following problems: Not free Need to install client ...
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Best option for web-based remote access to client computers? [closed]

I saw a similar question on here, but I'm looking to be a bit more specific... I'm in need of a web-based remote access solution that will allow me to log-in to clients' computers from my office. I ...
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How to use windows desktop from a linux machine in a local network?

I have a computer running Windows 7 with no monitor or keyboard, connected to a local network. I have a few laptops running linux, also connected to the local network. I want to feel like I'm sitting ...
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Allow multiple remote connection on microsoft remote assistance

We are accessing one XP home pc via microsoft remote assistance. But it allows only single connection at a time. We need 3 more connections at a time over LAN. Is there any way to have multiple ...
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Audio problems with RGS and LDAP

I have been working on creating a new RHEL 6.x image for a college computer lab. We use LDAP authentication so that the users can freely move between computers, and so that they can then connect to ...
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Does an ISP have admin access to your modem/router?

I use a Zyxel P-660HN-T1A modem/residential gateway to connect to my home ADSL subscription. I called my ISP today to inquire about upgrading to a faster broadband package. For some reason, my call ...
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Why do I get a different subnet on VPN?

I've set up a VPN on my router, Asus AC66U. The VPN works, I can get an IP and it works fine for browsing the network. When I connect I get a different subnet (255.255.255.255) then the local ...
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Is there a fax daemon I can install on a remote machine and use over the internet?

Here's the situation: As a poor student I currently don't have a phone line and so obviously no fax capabilities. However my parents have a phone line and a fax machine (One of those HP combo machines ...
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I think someone is remotely viewing my laptop; how can I stop it?

My laptop was a gift from my ex-boyfriend, who spent years studying studying network security, VPNs, partitions, and remote admin/access. Upon dumping me last week, he said: I'll be watching you. ...
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Need a light-weight remote desktop utility that doesn't eject the user (other than teamviewer) [closed]

I need a desktop assistance application similar to windows' but that allows both users to interact with the PC. I prefer it to be light-weight and free. Also I don't like Team Viewer.
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Remote Access without Teamviewer or Hamachi - Part 1 of 2

I want to securely access my Raspberry Pi running Arch Linux from far, far away. (The entire system is running on a 2GB microSD card by the way.) I'm not afraid of the bash shell and I'm not afraid to ...
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Use remote computer desktop win7 - win xp [duplicate]

I need to use via my laptop (windows 7 installed on it) my office pc computer with windows xp on board. You can say try to use teamvieawer, radmin etc.... But main trouble is that i must to use it ...
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Automated file send from remote desktop

I have a main PC (running WinXP), on which Remote Desktop Connection Manager is installed. I use it to connect to a remote virtual environment (running Win 7). Currently, I am able to copy\paste text ...
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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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Connect access remote desktop web from IE [closed]

I try to login to remote desktop web acces on my server from an other computer. I can do so using chrome, but then I can't use the remoteapp. So I tryed internet explorer. But every time I login from ...
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Is it possible to control a remote terminal window?

I run a few things in a terminal window at work (osx and linux servers) and would often like to check on them from home. I can ssh to my work computer, but I'm wondering if it's possible to control ...
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How to connect home computers (Linux) from office computer (windows) using putty

Is there any way I can connect home computers (Linux) from office computer (windows) using putty. If yes, please tell me the step to make the connection.
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Connecting to localhost with smartphone: possible?

I am currently developing a mobile PHP project on localhost (or, to be more precise, a locally hosted website reachable at http://azgoth/) on my desktop computer and wish to check out how the design ...
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How to start a Windows program from a remote system?

I have Windows 7 (x64) running in VMware Fusion on my Mac. To make debugging apps on the Windows side from the Java side easier, I'd like to be able to start the app in Windows from the Mac side. ...
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Mass updating/install on Windows [closed]

I currently use LogMeIn to remotely manage a bunch of computers around the country. However, I am curious as if there is a way to make updating on them automatic and install and make system changes on ...
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Using Windows laptop to access Mac mini

Is there a way to access my (headless) Mac mini from my Windows laptop? Via WiFi networking preferred, but if needed I can bring along a hub to connect the 2 machines. I'm looking either for a good ...
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If my Windows user account (admin) is password-protected, can my PC still be accessed remotely without my knowledge?

My Windows user account (admin) is password protected and I'm wondering if my PC can still be accessed remotely without my knowledge.