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

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Self-hosted browser-based remote desktop script?

I need a self-hosted browser based remote desktop script that will connect me from any PC to my work PC. I need to either host this script within my own dedicated hosting or on my work PC. The PC that ...
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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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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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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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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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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.
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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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Windows 7 with low color depth?

I work from home, remote controlling a desktop running Windows 7 (primary applications are Office 2010, Visual Studio 2012, and so forth). Since I am working by remote control, for performance ...
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Stolen Macbook Pro, want to gain remote access

Hey guys I had a Macbook pro stolen. When I talked to the police they essentially told me there was nothing to do. Since then, I have read more about tracking down stolen macs and just last night ...
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Under what login/boot conditions can Chrome Remote Desktop access a computer? Does this differ by OS?

If I set up a host computer for permanent remote access via Chrome Remote Desktop, when is it accessible? Specifically: Is it accessible when it has been locally logged into only by a ...
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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 to link an inaccessible directory such that it is accessible?

In one system I have the following file system organization. /home/user1/MyDocs/ /scratch/user1/ Above /scratch/user1/ is accessible to all systems on the network, but /home/user1/ is not. I want ...
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How to run a program remotely and show it locally? [duplicate]

I have Windows 7 Ultimate on two PCs. I would like to open a program (like Firefox) on one PC, but have its window displayed on the other. Is this possible with Windows? Any programs I need to ...
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Viewing and managing remotely “another computer booting ”

Is there a way to view remotely an another computer booting since powered on until OS starts . (For example ,be able to view the manufacturer logo , Bios and Boot menu Keys screen , Windows Starting ...
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Remote connection with a public IP

I want to connect remotely to a friend's computer via remote desktop. That remote PC is not in the same network. I should connect through the Internet. I know, we should need a public IP address to do ...
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SSHFS graceful degradation instead of freeze when connection is lost. Is it possible?

A third-party program will write files to a SSHFS mounted dir. If the internet connection is lost, the third-party program will likely crash (badly), because all programs trying to access such an ...
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Software Suggestions For Remote Access To One Private Network From Another Private Network [closed]

I'm currently incrementally developing a piece of software for a small business which is located 50 - 60 kilometres from where I live. The employees of the company are not very tech-savy which means I ...
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Allow multiple users to login and track their use

This is for academic purpose. I am looking for a good option where students can log in to the system using a username and password and I can monitor what the students are doing. Students should be ...
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Are there other softwares like VNC in Linux like Windows Remote Desktop Connection Tool?

Are there other softwares like VNC thats is a remote desktop viewer like VNC but connects to the original screen rather than a virtual one. I m using ubuntu and i would really like to have a tool in ...
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Finding IP address of a PC when it changes by making some setting

I have a shared PC at a remote place on the LAN. I usually work on it using remote desktop connection. Sometimes the IP address of the PC gets changed when someone accidentally or intentionally ...
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Making some setting in the remote PC so that its IP address can be traced [duplicate]

I have a shared PC at a remote place on LAN. I usually work on that using remote Desktop connection. But sometimes the IP address of the pc gets changed when someone accidentally or intentionally ...
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Enable Remote Access Linux

It might sound very basic question but I am beginner on Linux... I have created a few users on my Linux distribution. I would like to enable Remote Connection through SSH for some of these users not ...
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RDP not allowing me to remote to any user?

I have a computer several actually that will allow me to RDP remote log into that PC but only under the admin account and not the other? For example the PC has two admins one might be Admin with the ...
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How to give each computer on the network its own url?

I remember when I was in university, I could remote access individual workstations in the computer lab by specifying p1.someuniversity.edu or p2.someuniversity.edu through ssh. Now at home I have ...
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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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How to automatically remember the last path where I was? [*nix]

Is there any scripts or tools that can automatically remember and write down the path I am? I asked because, when I was remote accessing my campus cluster via ssh last night, they will log me out ...
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Are all platforms vulnerable to RAT's?

I just resently found out about RAT and Keyloggers (Remote Administration Tool) that is used by "hackers" to take controll over a cumputeres. Here is some information on the topic. Is linux ...
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How to make SSH work faster?

I now have SSH daemon on a remote server and SSH client my PC, both running Debian Linux. Currently it uses password authentication. The trouble is that it takes about 5-6 secs (I have not measured ...
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Best way of reliably SSHing to a remote roaming linux host

I have a remote linux host that moves around the world on a boat. When the boat docks in a port the boat's network connects to (essentially) public wi-fi. I need to be able to administer the remote ...
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Is there a program or way to monitor or record or track a remote desktop session?

I may be hiring some remote employees and would like a way to track that they are working when they say they are. Is there a way to track how and when someone connects via remote desktop to a ...
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Remote access to Windows applications from Linux without limiting to desktop area

For example xming (for access Linux/Unix X Window application on Windows host) I be able to select multiwindow mode when each Linux windows show as resular MS Windows application: But I don't know ...
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Linksys Router Remote access to LAN network, Static Routes

I am trying to set up remote access to a controller on my LAN-side network from off-site. I can hit the remote access page of the router, but I am unable to hit any of my equipment on the LAN side ...
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Trying to access Ubuntu 12.10 rdp via SSH tunnel

So I have a Ubuntu 12.10 sitting at home. I SSH to my DD-WRT router. I use the Bit Vise SSH client to SSH from my Windows 7 laptop at work to my router. I have terminal access to the Ubuntu PC thru ...
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How do I ssh-login into my Mac as root?

For some reason I can't login as root into my Mountain Lion 10.8.2. I've already edited /private/etc/sshd_config file by removing the comment from PermitRootLogin yes and restarted Mac. Still it ...
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Which editor to use for frequent remote editing [closed]

I am currently working in an environment where I have to deal with a lot of remote machines (test machines, customer setups, build servers) and frequently edit/read files on them. I use ssh to access ...
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How to establish temporary remote connection between two hosts both behind router

The scenario is as follows: NOVICE == PC_A (192.168.0.X) <-> Router_A <-> Internet <-> Router_B <-> PC_B(192.168.1.X) == ME I need access to PC_B in order to access not only PC_B but ...
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grant only specific IP access to network drive

how to grant a specific IP on my LAN permission to my network drive running on Win7. this machine can't see my ubuntu, and I want only this ubuntu to have access to the drive. so is there any option ...
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SSH into Linux box from EC2

I can't seem to ssh from my ubuntu EC2 server into my work linux box. From my work linux box, I can ssh into myself via ssh -p <my listening ssh port> <user>@<my ip> The same ...
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Run a graphical program remotely

There's a remote Linux server I connect to over ssh, which has an OpenGL program I wrote. I'm working from home on Windows connected to the Linux server remotely via SSH. I want to display the ...
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MySQL access database through remote machine without user access

I'm trying to access a MySQL database on a remote machine. I do not have user access to the machine that the server is running on, but I do have access to another remote machine on the same network. ...
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NX keymaps all messed up in Gnome 3

Back in the days of Gnome 2, I was happily using NX (NoMachine, FreeNX, neatx) for an extremely low-latency and usable connection to several Linux boxes. Everything worked like a dream. Then, Gnome 3 ...
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Wake machine from hibernation remotely

Is there a way to wake a hibernating windows 7 machine remotely either via software or some other solution? I use LogMeIn but have to also hibernate my machine every weekend but want to be able to ...
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How would I configure a music server that allows remote management of files?

There are lots of music servers/solutions that take a media player, or an existing music library, and serve it to remote clients. Most of them are read-only: you manage the media files on the server ...
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Remotely Managing Desktop PC From Power Off to OS Load

Is it possible to manage a PC Remotely even when the power is off? ie, turn it on, reboot, view the screen data etc. I know HP servers have an integrated lights out card that provide this ...
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Linux Remote Server Workspace is too busy and nonresponsive?

I have access to a remote server linux workspace, which is currently overloaded with jobs from many users and thus is not responding to any ssh request, currently we do not have any IT personnel to ...
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can't access smart card attached to remote computer via RDP [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Access host’s smart card reader via Remote Desktop Connection I work in a location where im not allowed to have any electronic devices, I am however allowed RDP access ...
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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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How do I learn IP of my home computer from a remote computer?

I want to access web user interfaces of some of my desktop applications (like uTorrent and JDownloader) in my home computer from a remote computer. For this purpose, I need to know the IP of my home ...