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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remote connection to mysql

have two machine PC#1 with db mysql and appache and PC#2 with a c# form try to connect to this db here is my connection string used in PC#2: SERVER=My_public_ip;PORT=3306;DATABASE = my_test; UID = ...
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Remotely Access Developer Desktop Located At Home [closed]

I'm looking for a way to remotely use desktop computer located at home from a laptop from any location over Internet. The Setup: Windows with VirtualBox running several virtual machines (Linux for ...
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How to connect to machine using internet [closed]

Can someone help me with options on how to connect and work on machines connected via the internet. This would require the ability to operate machines on Linux, Windows and Mac. I heard about ssh ...
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Cross network access

I have two networks, for now we'll name them "Home" and "Office", it is as set up below: Internet -> Modem -> -> -> -> Router -> -> -> Router 192.168.2.100 ...
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Losing connection when computer date/time changed

I often remote into customers' computers and last night I had to temporarily change the date/time back 3 days on a customer's server to re-enter some tickets into their POS system to fix an issue we ...
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tunnel into an SSH (not through ssh)

Where I am located, I don't have access into a specific ssh host (through GIT) and I want to know if its possible to tunnel into it through something like proxy (even though proxy doesn't work with ...
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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 Do DVRs for remote vieiwing work

I may be posting in the wrong place here but I am thinking of developing a software solution to send images from digital cameras to a mobile phone. I have seen DVRs with 4-8 channels selling as kits. ...
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`x2gostartagent` `command` argument specification

Regarding x2go, a remote X system, that I am using with an ubuntu client and a headless ubuntu server with the ubuntu-desktop is the following question. I gather that on the server I have to issue a ...
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Access webpage from terminal

I have router web admin access via WAN disabled. I can however access a LAN server terminal via SSH. Can I access the router's web admin page triggered from the server terminal, i.e. as if I was ...
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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 can I remotely access the desktop of a Windows 7 Home Premium from a Mac Lion?

I need to access my development machine from a Macbook Air laptop running Lion. I've tried downloading the Remote Desktop Client from Microsoft for the Mac but unfortunately the W7 Home Premium ...
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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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Set Up Port-Forwarding on Netgear N300 Router

I have a Netgear N300 router that has DynDNS.org as a preset DDNS option. After setting it up it (unsurprisingly) sent traffic directly to my router. I'm essentially using this to connect remotely to ...
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Ubuntu Netbook.. how to access it remotely

I have a Ubuntu Netbook at home using fios.. I would like to know if I can access the computer from anywhere on the internet
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Concurrent Remote Desktop Assistance [duplicate]

I maintain a network of apx. 60-80 computers. Normally I can remote desktop into these machines via a windows domain. I'm for the most part self-taught however and I was wondering what is the ...
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A way of accessing a remote linux server via SSH anonymously and running a graphic web browser?

I need a way of connecting to a remote server anonymously and running (with further possibility of visual manipulation) a graphical Web Browser (not text-based) - Tor has been chosen for this and ...
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Connect to remote computer through one between (with credentials)

I need to access to remote computer and I have username and password, but I can access only from third computer ( like proxy, I also have credentials for third computer). WhenI start project, from ...
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Access SQL Server from remote location

I have remote access enabled in SQL Server at my work network, which is on my "server". In the office, I have my desktop machine which I can use SQL Server Management Studio to access - no problems. I ...
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Only Require password for Remote Desktop

I have a windows 7 machine that I primarily use as a media server (NAS). For this reason, I don't want to require a password when the machine boots up. So, I've disabled the password for the primary ...
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How log off from a session in Remote Desktop Connection without having the Windows login windows appearing?

I have a kiosk application running on Windows 7 Ultimate, I use Remote Desktop Connection to access the device for maintenance. As soon as I connect to the kiosk it shows the Windows login screen ...
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TeamViewer 9 - TeamViewer Mutes System Sounds

I am interested in using TeamViewer as my replacement for LogMeIn, which recently announced the termination of their free remote control service. Since I am using TeamViewer, I decided that I want to ...
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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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Software for controlling Windows 7 PC from Linux Mint over WLAN [closed]

I have two computers one running Linux Mint and other running Windows 7. I want to be able to control the Windows PC using Linux Mint. They are generally connected over LAN or Wifi using a router. I ...
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How to set up SSH access without a valid internet IP?

I want to allow other people to ssh into my Mac via login and password, but it does not have a valid internet IP. How to allow people to ssh when the machine might be at home, in an office, or coffee ...
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Why I am unable to connect to remote desktop.?

I am able to connect to remote desktop from mu laptop. But i am getting error when i am connecting it from my desktop. I have checked internet connection. I am getting error as following. So ...
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SSH to computer with shared public IP and no admin rights over the router

I live in a student dorm (off-campus) and all students of the dorm share the same WAN IP (Internet or public IP), which is fortunately static. I am not an admin and have no control over the router ...
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WINEXE + run CLI command on WIN from linux machine

I use the winexe tool in order to run cli command on my WIN xp from Linux machine as the following example ( from my Linux ) 10.18.15.132 - IP of the WIN XP machine ./winexe -U ...
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TeamViewer special key on local and remote end not matching

I am using TeamViewer 7.0.11474 to remotely control a Mac Pro from my Macbook Pro. I occasionally find that some key strokes (likely the special keys) I type on local machine gets translated ...
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Reaching the login screen of a remote Windows 7 machine

It's a very funny situation actually. I installed Windows 7 to a friend's machine, and must have added my own password there. Now, my friend can't login, and I don't want to share the password with ...
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Router behind router network setup

My relative has bought a router instead of a switch which causes remote-access control issues on his network. His existing network has a 1st router where all PCs are connected via LAN cables. The 2nd ...
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Prolink router telnet remote management

I have a Prolink H5204 router. When I type 192.168.1.1, I can configure my router (as expected) but when I type my public internet IP address I can also configure my router. So I want to stop this ...
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How do I do remote logging on DD-WRT with rDNS?

Here's what I want to do: I plan on setting up VPN on the router so that I can change the router settings remotely: http://www.howtogeek.com/51772/how-to-setup-a-vpn-server-using-a-dd-wrt-router/ ...
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Shift and Control keys out of sync with normal keys over RDP

I spend quite a lot of time working on various machines via RDP (usually RDPing to one machine and from there RDPing to other computers outside our LAN) and have an issue where the modifier keys ...
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remote access gurus : assistance needed accessing system with vnc stuck on a black screen after video driver update

I have a system I have no physical access to that is booting into the windows 8 desktop automatically. windows own remote desktop services are disabled and the system is otherwise exactly as ...
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Disable remote shutdown on windows 8.1

i want to disable remote shutdown to prevent the timer (on my internet cafe) from shutting down a certain pc (obviously, that pc should not be shutdown... diskless setup). how? Obviously, im ...
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Can I acces my server that is on Virtualbox from another computer that is not connected on same router

I am new here, so I hope I will formulate my question correctly. I am using Windows 7 and I have Oracle Virtualbox, and I have on it running Windows Server 2008. I have set up internet connection (I ...
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Remote Access through same Wi-fi

I want to access a file on my computer, a friend of mine made the mistake to push the computer from the small table it was. There was a really important file I want to access but the screen is all ...
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How to allow fast user switching on a remote Mac?

Our server has been locked by a person who haven't logged out after working on it, so now I cannot access it without restart. Can I somehow allow via SSH fast user switching without restarting the ...
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How can i browse home computer files remotely or from web interface

I have data on external USB dribe around 5TB. I want that should be able to browse my external drives from web interface and download some files if i need. Is there any software / website to do ...
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When controlling a remote computer in a Lync presentation, my local keyboard layout is ignored

When remoting into a computer using RDP, GoTo Assist, Bomgar, and most other assistance tools the local keyboard layout is properly translated to the remote computer. However, when taking control of a ...
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Remote Desktopping - 1 computer control 30

Is there a remote desktop solution that will allow one computer to control 30? I have 30 student computers in a computer lab all displaying the same webpage. I want the teacher to be able to click ...
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How can I remotely control a linux box from my Mac?

I set all of my family members up with Linux Mint so that their computers would stop punching themselves in the face, but I'd like to be able to control those computers when my mom calls up and wants ...
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How to copy a file to a remote server using the command line?

I am trying to copy a file from my desktop to my remote server using the sudo command. I am doing this from the remote machine since I know the password for this machine and I do not have a password ...
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Remote machine running XP won't shutdown, which processes should I kill and in what order?

Unable to restart or shutdown remote Windows XP using psshutdown or psexec/shutdown. I tried shutdown -s -t 0, but this failed. Pulling the power isn't an option as no one at machine to do this. I'm ...
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Connect from Mac OS X to Windows 7 Desktop

I am trying to connect from my MacBook to my Windows 7 machine within my own network - if it will work from outside my network that's a plus but no need to have. My Windows 7 machine is freshly ...
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Running remote scripts on Linux Servers from Windows

I'm on a Windows server, I'm looking for a way to run some scripts (through RSH?) remotely on Linux servers. Thing is, I have to do a lot of stuff manually on different servers whenever I want to ...
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Can't remotely access my IP Camera

I got a Foscam(FI9821W) IP camera, which I can access on LAN, but not from outside! It has port forwarded on my Netgear router, DDNS available, I even put it on DMZ on router, disabled my firewall, ...
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Trouble in Team Viewer VPN Connection

I have completed initial vpn connection setup. It has connected. I have tested with ping and it is ok. My problem is, when I want to start file transfer in VPN it asks for username & password. So ...