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

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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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Can I fetch a file from a remote server from a Putty instance?

I have connected to my remote server using Putty and I want to retrieve a file back to my local machine. How do I do it? Can I do it?
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How to get around proxy server

I normally use Logmein to access my home computer from wherever. However, recently my company just installed a proxy server that automatically kills my LogMeIn program when I try to connect to my home ...
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SSH alternative for a long range/high latency connection [duplicate]

I'm about to set-up a raspberrypi in a remote location (300+km to me). It will connect via GSM since there's no landline on 3G/4G. I need a way to "ssh" inside the pi to manage some stuff. Since GSM ...
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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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Starting a job remotely

I have a job which is scheduled to take around 1-2 days .Only option I have is to ssh into the machine (where it is going to run) using my home computer and start the job .Now my problem is that I ...
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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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Remote login/access on windows

Hi I was wondering what software I can use to access my and other machines remotely? I used ssh which is nice but i don't know how it would be like on windows. (I assume its the same idea but windows ...
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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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How do I create a SSH server that runs a program rather than a full shell?

I've got a program that I want to share over ssh (or even telnet, security of the program isn't important), but I don't want to allow the connection to access anything else in my system except for the ...
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Remote access from Mac to PC? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Fast VNC from Windows to Mac? Hi, What is the best way to connect Mac from PC? I tried with VNCVIWER but it was very slow. Can you please tell me another best way to ...
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Remote Desktop assistance

Here is my current scenario: I have two PCs at different locations connected to same ISP. Note on both sides same configuration software / hardware ISP has provided me a device which is connected ...
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How to set up a easy-to-use proxy for the whole system with WinXP client and server?

I am working together intensively with a colleague on the Canary Islands. We speak through live messenger and work together using a RDP software. She has frequent problems with connections to certain ...
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How to access a computer remotely?

I am a beginner in terms of my computer knowledge. Recently I have been finding the need to log onto my girlfriend’s computer and was wondering if there were any good methods. Just to be clear—it is ...
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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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Forcing Remote machine to serve RDP (or similar) session

Due to a Dell/Nvidia design flaw in the Dell Inspiron 1420 series, my laptop no longer shows a display. I am looking for a solution to view it remotely. I have used it via RDP in the past (not for a ...
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How to send a simple command to a Window's program on another machine

I have a program on a Windows machine that I VNC into. It is a normal Window's program with a GUI written in Delphi. After I VNC into the machine, I can select the program and hit Alt+S and then F ...
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Determine the dynamic IP address of a remote computer in order to SSH

I will be setting up a computer with SSH and VNC servers in order to access it remotely since I won't have physical access. If the IP address changes how can I track this? The first idea that comes to ...
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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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How to use Windows desktop from a Linux machine on 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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Why won't my VPN connect?

If I try to log on to my company's VPN, Vista simply says that it failed. If I deliberately use the wrong password, then it prompts me for a new one, meaning that it is at least reaching the VPN ...
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Can't send key combinations with TeamViewer from Mac OS X to another Mac OS X

For some reason I can't send key combinations from my MacBook to my Mac Pro. I tried from a PC and it works, only from my MacBook seems to fail. Does anyone have any idea what the hell it's going on? ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Accessing journal articles from home as if from university

A long time ago as an undergrad I heard a rumour that there was a way of accessing journal articles from home as if you were on the university network. I am now a Ph.D. student and know a bit more ...
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Use macbook as remote touchpad / keyboard

I own a macbook, and am planning on purchasing a pc desktop which comes with no keyboard or mouse. I'll be hooking this pc up to my living room television. What I would love to be able to do is to ...
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Remotely running batches on a Windows PC

I want to remotely control my home desktop PC (running Windows 7 Professional), mainly to perform the following tasks: Downloading email attachments, and sending emails with attachments Running ...
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How to access a remote machine which is in a LAN

I have a machine located at my office. It is in a LAN, and has a private IP address, something like 192.168.X.X, but it can connect to the Internet. I also have another machine at my home. It share ...
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How to secure the SSH access in ubuntu server.

I just installed Ubuntu Server on one of my computers. I use a Netgear router and it helped me to create a DynDNS account. I have a host name for my dynamic IP address and I have forwarded the ports ...
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Remote keyboard and mouse - Windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Remote control Linux keyboard/mouse Remote control a computer using another computer I have my TV connected to a computer which I can start remotely via ethernet from ...
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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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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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Remotely Administer Workgroup Computers

At work, I can remotely administer other computers by first adding my domain account as a local administrator on another computer. After that, I can use remote registry, computer management, and file ...
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How to configure Remote desktop on window server 2008 R2?

I’m trying to connect over internet to my home workstation which has Windows Server 2008 R2 (Web Edition) installed from my PC at work (Windows 7 installed on it) via Remote Desktop. I configure the ...
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Is it possible to use some form of code for example in PUTTY to execute a task which is done Remote desktop connection?

Basically, Every morning at 6:00AM I have to do login to remote desktop, open a program, and click on a few things to make reservations before anyone else does. I want to know if there is any other ...
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Windows 7: Is there a log of my c:\ accessed over a LAN from another computer?

Windows7: Is there a log of accounts or IP addresses showing connections made to my computer's c:\ over a LAN connection using the format \\computername\C$?
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RDP session starts but remote window doesn't appear

Yesterday I configured RDP on my machine and it worked fine. I closed the connection and that's all. Today when I try to connect again I just get nothing. Credentials windows shows, I fill it (if I ...
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Show keys pressed in custom console

I have a custom client that connects to remote Ubuntu via websocket and runs bash there. But keys like Del, Arrows etc. don't work. How can I output what is being received on the server side? None of ...
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How can I find and break connections to my Linux via ssh?

I have root rights on my Linux. I logged in from outside but forgot to disconnect. How can I find and break connections to my Linux via ssh?
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Remote File Access [closed]

I'm looking for a feasible solution for remote file access. I want to be able to access my files stored on my HomeServer using any web browser. Also, if possible I want to be able to mount the drives ...
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No Machine: physical device forwarding

Is there anyway on No Machine to allow the server machine to have access to client devices, such as the webcam and wireless card of the viewing machine? I can only find the reverse process online. ...
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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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UNC path for windows service not accessible

I have a remote directory that a web application accesses via a UNC path e.g. \\192.168.0.42\g$\files. The web app runs on Tomcat which is being run as a Windows service i.e. no user is logged in. I ...
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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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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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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 ...