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

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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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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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SSH acting up on mac

I have a problem with a mac remote server I can ping it, but every time i try to ssh to it, it can't find a route to host. After that error i can't ping it for like 5-10 minutes, but then the ping ...
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Is there a fax daemon I can install on a remote machine and use over the internet?

Here's the situation: As a poor student I currently don't have a phone line and so obviously no fax capabilities. However my parents have a phone line and a fax machine (One of those HP combo machines ...
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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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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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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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Create a VPN Reflector to connect from laptop to home network via server in cloud

Is is possible to use a Windows Server 2008 r2 Datacenter edition server in the cloud to route a VPN connection from my laptop via the server so that I can connect to my computers at home without ...
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How to provide “reverse ssh” to a shell?

Scenario: Many embedded devices (running Linux) out in the fields, behind routers so NAT'd and we can't make connections to them. We need for a support person to be able to initiate a terminal/shell ...
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Can I increase the resolution of a remote connection to my netbook?

I have a Win XP netbook with a busted internal panel, and I'm planning to repurpose it as a home server of sorts. As a first step, I installed TeamViewer (amazing cross-platform client support!) ...
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Remote Desktop Connection Randomly Stopped Connecting to Windows 7 Ultimate x64

I have allowed remote desktop connections on my home machine: Windows 7 x64 Ultimate. Fixed IPV4 set via LAN (in network adapter settings). Router is set to forward port 3389 to my fixed IP ...
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VM Host Windows VNC Client isn't finding VM Guest Linux VNC Server … why?

I have a Debian 6 guest (VirtualBox) sitting on a Windows XP host. In Debian I've configured tightvncserver. In Windows XP I've installed TightVNC client. On Debian I do the following: $ sudo ...
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Dell DRAC 4 connection problems

I recently got an old Dell poweredge 2850. It came with DRAC 4 already installed and set up with the old network it was on. I tried to set it up for the home network i am using it on, but nothing is ...
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CMOS editor on Windows?

I need some way to modify BIOS settings in the CMOS memory from within Windows. Particularly I want to change the "state after power failure" setting through a remote VNC connection. Mainboard: ASUS ...
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How does Chrome Remote Desktop work?

What technology enables https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/chrome-remote-desktop/gbchcmhmhahfdphkhkmpfmihenigjmpp to be able to remotely control your entire computer using just the web browser? ...
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Tethering using a Nokia N8-00

My trusty old ZTE Android wich I used as an wireless access point for my computers was stolen the day before yesterday... I have a Nokia N8-00 but it seems to be really flaky... I had to d/l an app to ...
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Can Juniper's Network Connect SSL VPN software access information on a Windows client PC?

Looking for some help with the questions below. 1) Can the Juniper Network Connect VPN client be used to gather information on the client PC? 2) Does the Juniper Network Connect VPN client support ...
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How to temporarily disable rsh between machines for user only

First, please note that I am just a regular user. I cannot do anything as a super user. Our sysadmin has enabled rsh between machines in our local network. That is, I can do this: [user@machineA] ...
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Desktop Icons missing with remote GotoMyPc session

When using gotomypc to log into my workstation from home, sometimes all of the icons on my desktop continue to vanish – apparently requiring that the computer be shut down and restarted in order to ...
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User has Sudo access locally but not remotely

I've got a Ubuntu desktop installed as a vm on Windows 2012 server. I've installed Likewise Active Directory to allow domain users to log into the machine with Windows credentials. In my sudoers file, ...
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AWS Server 2008, Restore RDP-Tcp Connection from Remote Desktop Session Host Manager

I accidentally deleted the RDP-Tcp Connection from Remote Desktop Session Host Manager. Is there a way that I can restore connectivity via the registry or the file system? Obviously I am an idiot, ...
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To make remote RPCs to a Windows 7 computer, does a user have to be in its Administrators group?

The ability to see who is currently logged on to a computer via Remote Desktop Services Manager is quite nice. Can anyone do this or do they have to have Admin rights on the computer they are trying ...
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Can remote RPCs on a Windows 7 computer be restricted to specific users?

Is there a way to restrict which users have remote RPCs privileges to a computer? I would like to setup a list of users allowed to make remote RPCs, and deny everyone else. From another post, I ...
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Connecting to remote database via phpMyAdmin - Validation error

I've been trying to connect to a remote MySQL database via local phpMyAdmin, as per explanation by this tutorial. However, I'm not authenticating properly with the database due to the IP address ...
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Wanting to setup a desktop to be accessed via a laptop for its processing power

As per the title, I'm currently building a desktop which far exceeds the capacity of my laptop, but I would like to access said desktop with the laptop. When I say access I'm speaking in terms of ...
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VNC non copyleft alternative

Is there a commercial friendly open source licensed VNC alternative available ? I have .Net windows forms application. I am looking for a way to package VNC like solution to allow remote support. ...
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winexe not working on a local account

I have been trying to get winexe working. I believe winexe is based heavily on samba. For comparisons sake, everything works as expected with a samba file transfer to the host: smbclient ...
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PsExec and invalid handles

I am trying to use a windows batch script that uses PsExec to execute commands on a remote machine. Periodically it has "invalid handle" and the script then fails. The script has not altered or ...
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xrdp (Windows 7 to Ubuntu Desktop) not showing existing open programs?

I use xrdp to remotely connect to my Ubuntu Desktop-running server from my main Windows 7 computer. It works good enough most of the time, but whenever I connect, none of the preexisting open programs ...
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passphrase required by slave nodes when master node accessed remotely

The problem is that: 1) When a 9-PC cluster's head node is provided an openmpi (ver 1.6) job (w/o using -hosts or -hostfile switches) by a remote PC client, it works and execute jobs fine without ...
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Creating an autologin macro in Reflection for UNIX?

I am using Rflection for UNIX and OpenVMS, and also have Reflection X. I want to create an icon which upon click will open the window, autologin to my unix side, and then login to a network program. I ...
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Access ejabberd remotely

I have two servers both running on different physical machines. On one server I am running Ejabberd and on other server I am running a web server. On the web server I am creating a page where user can ...
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How to set up Ultra VNC (UVNC) so it refreshes automatically

Using Ultra VNC (latest version as of Jan 2014) with host only on target PC (win XP SP3 or Win 7) and viewer - inside a LAN: the remote access works fine EXCEPT that on any changes made from the ...
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Restrict access to remote machines via computer management or hyper-v manager

Currently any user in the network can access any server by opening the computer manager, action, access other machine. The same is true for the hpyer-v manager and my be some other management tools. ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 - Anywhere Access to your server is blocked

I have installed Windows Server 2012 R2. When I want to setup Anywhere Access I get those error messages: Anywhere Access to your server is blocked There may be more than one router on your network ...
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How can I see the Start menu or screen of a remote machine using RemoteApp?

I am using RemoteApp to access a remote PC running Windows 7 from a host also running Windows 7. How can I see the Start menu of the remote machine on the local machine?
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When remoting into a computer using SCCM, 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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VNC unattended Server (No user Interaction)

I worked on a proof on concept a while ago.... whereby I managed to get VNC going in full "unattended" mode... I.e. The VNC Server dials into the viewer... which is running in Listening mode. The ...
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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 ...
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What remote desktop software will share Audio and Desktop to multiple users?

Is there any remote desktop software that will allow people to log in and share both audio AND video when sharing a separate 3rd machine? So they would see the the same screen and be able to edit it, ...
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SSH into current Windows session

I need to be able to SSH into my Windows 8.1 laptop but into the current session, meaning I need to be able to start programs on my laptop sort of like VNC except from a CLI. Does anybody know how to ...
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emacs as frontend to remote emacs session

I would like to use emacs within a Windows desktop, but as a client to a remote server I access through ssh. I need emacs to give me access to shells and filesystems as found in the remote server. I ...
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VNC or remote desktop with client-server-client approach

I have a PC in my office with static dedicated IP address and I want to control it via home using something like VNC or Remote Desktop. But the problem is my office PC is firewalled and I don't have ...
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Remote file management queries from twin panel software

I have a server running CentOS. I can access my files through Samba or SCP, on Windows or Linux clients, without too much problem. But I have 4TB of unsorted data that I really need to start some work ...
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how to allow access on port 3306 only via configured IP addresses?

I've LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL & PHP) setup on VPS (Virtual Private Server). I want to access database installed on Port 3306 remotely (outside VPS). Also, I want to ensure that Database access ...
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How can I install Gstreamer library to my home and include by the MATLAB to use vision toolbox?

I want to use matlab vision toolbox at remote machine but I do not have gstreamer. Also I am not the root so I cannot install to machine. Is ther any chance of installing to home and include by the ...
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Lock the Windows XP machine over the network

I'm a victim of funny prank: From time to time colleague uses "Lock computer" remotely over the network. How can I protect against it? How is he doing it? What information he must have? I guess he ...
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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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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 ...