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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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how can I connect to remote desktop of a fedora machine from another linux?

I try to connect remote desktop to my fedora machine from another linux machine. I did it for specific programs and run them with GUI however I cannot find a way to remote desktop access other then ...
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How can I connect to a Fedora remote desktop from Windows with putty

I aim to connect my fedora host running some matlab code and check its status at present. Is is it possible to connect to the host from Windows 7 machine and see the curret desktop environment as ...
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Suspicious activity on port 3389

Today I opened TCPView to see what was causing a lot of outbound network activity and could only identify svchost.exe on port 3389 (which i understand to be the port used by remote desktop). I ended ...
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Windows Remote Assistance

Problem: Prior to running USMT on win7 I am able to connect to the Win7 desktop using Windows Remote Assistance. However, After I run USMT I am unable to connect and received the following error: ...
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How do you attach another server to Windows Server 2012 essentials?

My primary server is setup as a Windows Server 2012 Essentials. I have another server running Windows Server 2012 Standard and I would like to show it via the Dashboard that I get from Essentials. I ...
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Can I set a custom resolution in TeamViewer 8? I need 1600x900, but closest I can get is 1600x1200

The description says it all. Can I set a custom resolution in TeamViewer 8? I need 1600x900, but closest I can get is 1600x1200. My computer is a Win8 while the computer I am connecting with is a ...
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Configuring Server with no monitor

Sitting in front of me is an HP DL 380 Generation 4 with no monitor. I'd like to install an OS on the thing but for reasons obvious, I can't. I got excited when I found the ILO port on the back but ...
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Secure access to ESXi guests from outside of my home network

I have an HP Proliant DL380 G4 running ESXi 4.1. So far, I have Server 2008 and Linux Mint guests running on the host. What I want to do is access either of these VM's from outside of my home (i.e. ...
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Unable to remotely schedule tasks from the command line

I'm on a Windows 7 machine, attempting to use the command line to schedule a task on another Windows 7 machine in my company's network. I have administrative-level credentials for both computers. With ...
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Technicolor TG582n set up Dyndns

I have set up xampp on Windows, and everything is working in my LAN. I set up my router with Dyndns, but when I go to my site, I only have my router's login page and if I try to go to another page it ...
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Parental control identifies unknown users on my PC

I've been using for a while a comprehensive security product for my PC (Kaspersky pure): The parental control pane is now listing three new users that I did not create (it's a home computer and I'm ...
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Is it possible to make a Remote Desktop connection private from people physically watching the screen?

When I use VNC or RDP to remotely control my office computer, as far as I'm aware, someone standing in front of my computer could be seeing everything I'm doing. Furthermore, if I lose my connection ...
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Best way to edit remote linux files on emacs from windows

What's the fastest and most reliable way of working on files via a Linux machine with Emacs through a Windows host machine? I need to be able to easily copy and paste text between Emacs frames and use ...
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Remove remotely logged in users?

How can I prevent users (who have remotely logged before) from logging into the computer, without changing the password? Answered by Journeyman and William
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VNC-like remote control over home network

I'm aware of how to use VNC to share screens or grant remote control of your machine over the internet by using VNC or one of the web-based "go to my pc" type services. If two computers are connected ...
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Looking at current desktop through ssh

Is there any way for me to look at the current running desktop through ssh? Meaning, if I ssh from machine A to machine B, I get terminal access in machine B. And if I run ssh -X from A to B, I can ...
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get data from pc

I have a little problem I need to solve probably easy and here is the setup: There is PC »A« (windows7) with data I need at location »L1« and PC »B« (Ubuntu 12.04) at location »L2«. »L1« and »L2« ...
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Putty freezes at random when logging into a remote machine in another continent

I have to ssh to a remote machine in Europe from Asia every day for my work. But Putty freezes sometimes at totally random times and I have no choice but to close and re-open a new ssh session. It's ...
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Remote Access a computer with flash Drive

is there software you can put on a flash drive, then plug that drive into a computer and then have access to that computer from a second, remote computer? I would love it if someone knew a way how. ...
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Using VNC to Control PC behind NAT

I need to use VNC to control a computer behind a NAT. I have no access to the remote router, but I can have the person sitting in front of the computer follow very simple instructions. I'm also ...
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A VNC solution that supports multiple screens

I am using Windows with two screens, and I have to connect to another linux box to work. I am looking for a solution in which I can: display my Linux desktop in both of my screens. I can drag ...