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

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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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Connecting to different ports via scp and ssh - why a different flag?

I routinely run sshd on a non-standard port (ie, not 22). When ssh-ing to my machine I use the -p flag. However, when using scp, the flag is -P (lowercase vs uppercase). Since they come out of the ...
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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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radmin behaving as if my shift key is pressed down

I am using radmin 2.2 to connect to other PC's on my network, I have a problem when I remote access other users on my internal network, and I try to type a number, I am getting characters instead. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Windows Server 2012 Standard: Remote Access

Next week I'll be updating an old Windows Home Server machine at home to Windows Server 2012 Standard Edition, and I had a couple questions regarding the features/recommended usage: Is the Web ...
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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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MS-DOS applications via telnet

Is it possible to run MS-DOS applications via telnet on a Windows 7 system? Some applications we still use here were never ported to newer systems. Now the company wants to move the workstations ...
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Important Laptop Specs for Remote Computing [closed]

I'm looking to buy a laptop that will primarily be used for remote computing on my office/home machines (probably using Windows Remote Desktop unless there's a better solution). I'm wondering what ...
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Remote Desktop software: Why is Teamviewer so much faster than the open source competitors?

TeamViewer is faster compared to FLOSS alternatives concerning 2 aspects: The whole configuration process before the actual session: Determine IP, traverse through NAT & firewall, etc whereas in ...
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Remote Access to a computer that is behind a proxy? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Remote into Linux workstation behind a firewall I want to access a computer in location A that is behind a proxy server. I do not have administrator access to the router ...
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Remote working: Should I join Home PC to company domain?

I work from home and my PC is one the company bought for me. I connect to the company network with VPN (Shrewsoft VPN Connect if that matters). A fellow coworker (one who also works from home) ...
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Standalone independent pc units - what can I use to interface, setup and control that is portable (e.g., laptop)

Requirement: I will install standalone pc units running Windows XP Pro in venues to basically auto play music playlists through scheduling. To restrict access, the unit will not have a monitor, ...
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SSH into my Linux desktop computer from Chrome OS

I have a CR 48 and would like to be able to access files on my Linux computer remotely. What's the best way to go about doing this? I've been reading all day and I think I'm more confused then when I ...
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Remote access to web cam?

I have a mac & a PC at home, and wondering what it will take to enable remote access to them. I have router, have set up dyndns in the past, and assume that I'll need to configure it to do port ...
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Remote Desktop Solution for Mac OS X 10.5 or 10.6 that disables the screen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I leave the remote screen locked when I ARD/VNC/etc. to my Mac? I just set up an iMac at work running 10.5 and want to get to my desktop remotely. I see that I ...
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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 admistrator on another computer. After that, I can use remote registry, computer management, and file ...
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How can I use my desktop PC as part of my laptop?

I am running Ubuntu 9.04 on my machines at home. But my laptop is getting older and some tools run very slowly on it (esp Ruby on Rails, javac/java Tomcat6). However these tools perform very well on ...
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ping timing out from remote server to home box

I'm trying to connect from a remote ec2 instance to my home box over ssh and it's hanging (no error, just hanging), and I'm not sure why. I am successfully connecting over ssh from my home box to the ...
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Sysinternals pslist: client does not have required rights

I'm on an "ancient" machine running Windows 2000 right now. I'm trying to get the list of running processes on remote computer running Windows 7 x64 using Sysinternals pslist: pslist \\192.168.199.2 ...
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Apple Macbook Pro - Remote desktop to Windows 7 with drag & drop feature

I have a Macbook Pro and I have downloaded a remote desktop program to connect to a Windows 7 computer remotely which is this one:- ...
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How can I tell who is actively logged on (locally or remotely) a Windows 7 PC?

From my Windows 7 PC, I want to check to see who is “actively” logged on to another Windows 7 PC on my network, not who connected last. How can this be done? Throughout the day several people will ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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cannot launch matlab remotely on mac from linux in the terminal

After I ssh to the mac desktop from linux Suse, I could not open matlab even without GUI. The mac desktop has mac OS 10.6. At the beginning, I thought the reason is that I did not use -X flag. ...
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technicolor router can't access localhost from public ip

My provider gave me a new router (which sucks compared to the one I had; 2wire), it's Technicolor TG582n software version 10.2.0.B. I looked around for remote management in the router administration ...
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Allow another computer or mobile to access apache web server on PC(Win 7) through internet?

I downloaded and installed WAMPSERVER which is running perfectly. Now, I want to access it using my mobile. I went through these steps : http://dyn.com/support/wizard-js/#website WAMP Server ...
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Access Private NIC Through Public NIC

I am totally stumped. I have tried playing with the routing table but no luck. I am using Windows 7. I have a computer (#1) with two NICs (A and B). A is a wireless interface that connects to a WiFi ...
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Audio stream from secondary computer

What is the simplest/best way to get the audio from my desktop to output on my laptop? I have two computers at work, a laptop and a desktop. While I'm at work I have to use both machines ...
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Remote computer management

I need to be able to access a bunch of desktops/laptops on a company network for remote management like being able to push updates, fix issues, offer support all on a 24/7 basis. Are there ways to ...
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Is it possible to make VNC Viewer send keystrokes regardless of whether mouse pointer is within its window?

By default, VNC Viewer (I think it's Tiger VNC; whatever comes by default on Fedora) doesn't send key presses to the remote server if your mouse pointer is not within its window. This is annoying if ...
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XP: how to know whether someone 'woke up' computer?

I have been trying to connect all day via Teamviewer to a machine in a different town. Now it suddenly works. I think someone there may have walked by and moved the mouse to wake it up. What logs ...
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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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Access local hostname when connected to remote host

I connect from machine A to machine B. In machine B, I'd like to print A's hostname in bash's command prompt. I tried to get this using who -m and doing some cuting, put output differs between ...