Gaining control to a computer or equipment while not necessarily being physically located near it. More specific tags include [remote-desktop] and [vnc]. Not the same as [remote-access].

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How to choose a media center remote with mouse pad to control my pc for Windows/Linux?

My goal is to make my windows 7 mce htpc to use linux instead, I would like to use Mythtv and Xbmc to use my tv tuner and others sources. (tube sites, tv channels sites and others ...)
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can somebody from my VPN see my screen, if yes how to stop this?

I'm a member of VPN at my work (I'm not the admin of the network), I have installed windows 7 pro on my pc myself and all the other software, and I am the admin of my PC, is it possible for someone ...
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Remotely send current website to another browser on network

I have a number of non-technical trainers who use their browsers to run training sessions. They need to quickly send their current website to a number of browsers within a local area network - this is ...
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Remote control a mac without a monitor from PC and fill PCs 3 monitors

Having: 1) A windows 7 PC with three 2560x1440 monitors attached (total resolution of 7680x1440 pixels). 2) An OSX 10.8 Mac Mini with no monitor on it. What software i need in order to remote ...
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3 2560x1440 on Mac OS X without Mac Pro [closed]

I am trying my very best to do this but I am failing to succeed... :/ 1) I have a 2011 Mac Mini (1 1280x1024 monitor) (Dual core i5, 8GB RAM) 2) I have a windows PC (3 2560x1440 Korean monitors) (i5 ...
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Why don't the play/stop/etc buttons on my XBMC Android remote app work?

I've installed the official XBMC Remote on my Android phone to communicate to my XBMC instance on our Windows 7 HTPC. I can browse and select videos with no issues, and the video starts playing on ...
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Is a screen mandatory for using remote desktop?

I'd like to use the GUI environment on a spare box I have headless, not just ssh into it. Is it possible to setup a remote desktop service even when there's no screen attached to the remote host? ...
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How can I disable the IR/Remote Control on an HP Laptop?

I've seen this happen on 2 different HP laptops now. If I try to use them in the same room as a Media Center, the MCE TV remote keeps sending commands to the laptop. This can do anything from wake ...
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Remote Viewing Software

I'm looking for some software and having a difficult time finding what exactly I require. What I would like is to run on a central computer somewhere, a piece of software that I would like ...
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Shutdown whole network computers [closed]

Imagine you have network with about 70 computers which work with none-administrator users. What I need is to shutdown whole network or group of computers at once from one computer. I actually found ...
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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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Connecting a TV remote control to a Windows 7 Desktop?

I was just wondering how possible it is to connect a remote control to a Windows 7 system. I’m connecting the computer to a 24" TV via HDMI to be used as a TV, playing things mainly through VLC. ...
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Xbox360 Universal Media Remote - out of sync?

I have the Universal Media Remote from Microsoft, which was included with my HD-DVD package. I've been using it for over a year to watch videos/DVDs on my Xbox360 and it saved me the hassle of ...
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How to programmatically control slave computer on BIOS level?

I want to run some test on hardware level. My goal is to create or find a way to control one computer from another down to BIOS settings changing. For example: Master computer sends a signal for ...
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Controlling TV Channel Through Computer

I'm passing my TV input through my computer so that I can use the video stream in an application I'm creating which then outputs to my TV. E.g. Sky Digibox/FreeView box -> Laptop -> TV Where on my ...
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Send keystrokes simultaneously to both host and slave over internet?

I would like to watch movies with a friend who lives far away from me. For this, the playback should be synchronized on both our pc. However, we have some constraints: Due to our low bandwidth ...
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Restart Online Computer in Teamviewer without Log In

I have Teamviewer installed on the target machine as a service so it can work unattended. I was using it just fine and then suddenly I got kicked from the session. Now when I try to reconnect a ...
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Windows 7 Remote Control Tools

I used to see someone else using a Windows built-in remote control tool to connect to my Windows 7 and take over the control. I've been looking for that tool. Is it "Windows Remote Assistance" or ...
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Why can't I turn on my pc with my remote control?

I want to use my remote control to turn on my pc but it doesn't work. I can turn off my pc with the remote control. How can I also use my remote control to turn on my pc? Is this a missing bios ...
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What can I do to receive LG SimpLink signals on my PC?

Is it possible to receive LG SimpLink signals on PC? I have an LG TV connected to PC with HDMI, and I want to manage JetAudio with the remote controller of the TV. I think the TV behaves like a ...
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Can i control my Desktop machine from Laptop if both use same internet connection

Below are the resources i have: 1) Desktop(No Wireless card) 2) Internet Connection with wireless router 3) Laptop with wireless card My Question: If i choose to connect desktop to Internet via wired ...
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Can I remotely hibernate a computer?

I know the shutdown command (and the corresponding shutdown /i switch to show the GUI), but is there a way to hibernate a computer remotely in a similar way? The machines are running Windows XP and ...
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Run a remote command using ssh config file

I'd like to be able to setup a command to run on ssh login to a server, without needing to type it. Basically I'm looking for the ssh config file equivalent of: ssh host command so that all I need ...
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how to allow netcat-like connection to graphical interface (KDE, GNOME)

I'd like to use my linux server KDE remotely. Is there anyway to do this? It seems that KDM is running as a TCP service, but I am unsure whether I can use this to connect remotely to graphic ...
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Cannot remote access win 2008 server r2 from internet [closed]

I have a problem to access my windows 2008 server R2 with remote desktop mstsc.exe other than my home network. This is what I have done / checked: I can access my server within my local area ...
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How can I use system keys in a Microsoft Live Mesh remote desktop session

I'm using the remote desktop feature from the Windows Live Essentials to connect to my computer at home and noticed some differences. When I do some while at work shortcut like Alt+tab would change ...
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How can I control two computers with the same keyboard and mouse?

How can I control two computers (with seperate monitors) with the same keyboard and mouse? Is there a software solution to this? Can the computers be running different OSs?
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Working on Mac OS from Windows

I have a PC with Windows 7 installed - my colleague has a Mac Mini with Snow Leopard. I know that I can use VNC to access to his OS but only to the active session. I want to keep my friend working in ...
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Remote control for Steam

I set up uTorrent so that it monitors the Dropbox folder, and by putting there my .torrent files I am able to start the download on my home server. I love this system and I was wondering if there ...
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Run VNC only for a region of the screen

Is there a VNC server that lets me define only a region of the screen for remote control?
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Remote Control Home PC from Corporate Work PC

Here is my situation: I am currently on a Windows XP workstation at work. I have an android tablet that I use to splashtop into my home PC. I would like to be able to use my work keyboard and mouse ...
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Control laptop video playback via iPhone

I've connected my windows7 laptop to my TV using an HDMI cable so that I can watch iplayer, youtube, google videos etc. Is there any way I can control the video playback remotely using my iPhone 3. ...
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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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One server with multiple desktops “heads” with VNC

I am managing a system of kiosks. Each kiosk currently is running a web browser with the application for the kiosk running in the browser. Each kiosk needs to be able to display separate content. ...
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Control BlackBerry from PC

I've got a BlackBerry Storm running OS 5.0 and I'm looking to control it from my Windows (and/or Mac) as the screen button it broken! I only plan to use this for development until we buy another ...
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Can an infrared port be added to a laptop?

Recently I bought a used TV tuner which came with an MCE remote, but unfortunately not the receiver. I know that there are some receivers available on eBay (for a pretty penny), but I thought it would ...
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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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Lightest Linux Desktop supporting Firefox/graphic browser [closed]

I am on Windows and I have a remote server with Ubuntu 10.10. I want to use Firefox or other graphic browser on that remote server. The problem is, the server's memory is only 512MB, so I can ...
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Remote Control Adapter for PC

Does there exist a product out there that attaches to your PC (preferably USB) that enables Infrared signals to be received (by a regular remote control) ? It seems a novel idea to be able to get ...
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something like logmein that will let me login to a remote ubuntu

I am looking for something like logmein but my target machine is Ubuntu 8.04. I.e. I want to easily log in from any place in the internet to my ubuntu machine.
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With pcAnywhere remote, can I set a default option when doing things such as Alt-Enter to get properties?

When in pcAnywhere remote control I often use the standard Windows key sequent Alt-Enter to get the properties of an object. In response you get a dialog with the options, "Execute locally", "Send to ...
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Prevent shutdown, reboot etc. for the remote control via TeamViewer

Is it possible to configurate the TeamViewer so the user can't performs the shutdown, reboot, lock user, log off etc. via remote control?
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How to send keystrokes over internal network?

Anyone know of a small, lightweight solution to send keystrokes from one PC to another PC over an internal network? I want to be able to send all types of keystrokes, including the modifier keys and ...
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Remotely control Powerpoint/OpenOffice Impress over network

I need to remotely control a Microsoft Powerpoint or OpenOffice.org Impress presentation over the network. I am having a presentation running and I won't have physical access (and I cannot use an IR ...
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Video player that can be controlled by Socket / TCP

Is there a Video Player that can be controlled with TCP? I think VLC supports this - but I can't find any easy to follow instructions on how to do this. I will be using this on a windows 7 machine, ...
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Looking for experienced VNC advice for specific control and display requirements

First off sorry for raising a fairly common question, I have done my research but there are still some unknowns. I have a requirement to share a single user's desktop with four clients, where all ...
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Which application to use in Linux when the remote PC is Windows-based and behind a firewall and I need access?

I have a situation where I am in Europe and the remote PC is in USA. So my duty falls back always when my time is 1am and I need remote access to a new PC in USA for configuration and setup. They are ...
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Remote control (via ethernet) a computer from boot for Grub choices. (On Linux)

I have a computer that I use for practically everything. In the same room I have a second computer that I use purely for trialing Linux distributions, It currently has Debian, gNewSense and Kubuntu on ...
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How do I change the default TCP listening port for VLC HTTP Remote Control from 8080?

I think most of the info is in the question but here's a little more detail on what I'm trying to achieve. I control VLC via my Android phone and the VLC Remote app. It works just fine, but I'd ...
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VNC tunnel via SSH connection

Here is the situation: Server 1 - I have direct SSH access to this machine. Server 2 - Can only be accessed via Server 1 (SSH). (Both Linux boxes.) Is there a way to set up direct VNC access to ...