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 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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Possible to continue runas /u:domain\admin cmd with followup commands in the new CMD window?

Is it possible to continue runas /u:domain\admin command with followup commands in a new CMD.EXE window? I tried this but it didn't work: Runas different user to launch CMD and run command What I ...
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Cause of IP port blocking when network is inactive

i have a static IP connection to access my office DVR remotely. i am using a bridged modem, configured the ports to forward everything correctly. everything was working perfectly for a few weeks and ...
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How can I make ssh connections under restrictive conditions?

I am demoing a product that will soon be sold, but during demos I have found that peoples internet is often more restrictive than I ever thought. In one particular area the internet provider does not ...
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I need a program that will do a mouse click on the Firefox browser [duplicate]

I need a program that will do a single mouseclick at a certain place on the Firefox browser. Nothing else. It needs to be executable under Windows-XP (an .exe, .vbs, etc.) The mouse click will ...
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SSH from Linux computer into GUI of windows computer?

Basically I want to store my Windows system somewhere remote and use SSH (or any other protocol that would work) on Linux (specifically a raspberry pi) to access the entire desktop GUI on the Windows ...
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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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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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Is there any freeware for remote access via web browser?

I have a PC at home which I want to access from a web browser at school. I looked for many software solutions but they had at least one of the following problems: Not free Need to install client ...
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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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Can't connect over internet but port is open

I trying to connect to my own computer over internet over port 3389, when i go to site yougetsignal can see that on my external ip port is open for sure. Also on firewall options Remote Assitance is ...
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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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Remote desktop solution where the desktop sharing party contacts the computer it wants to share with

I'm in a situation where I act as a sort of techinical support to my family and less techinically experienced friends. I'm looking for a remote desktop solution where it's possible to setup a ...
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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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Options for gaming remotely on a LAN?

I have a Windows 7 desktop for gaming, a big bulky tower with a nice graphics card. I'd like to sit out on my porch rather than inside while the weather is nice and play games. I have a high end ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Installation from shared drive

I want to install a software from a shared drive in a Virtual Machine from the base machine.Is there any way to disable open file security warning using command prompt
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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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How to control 2 similar monitors from Samsung with Logitech Harmony?

My Problem Yesterday I set up a new Samsung T24A350 for my PC. The monitor has a build-in TV receiver and a remote control. Unfortunately I also have a Samsung TV and whenever I use the monitors ...
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automate your computer via sms

I was wondering if it was possible to automate my pc by sending sms text messages to it. This is the plan: connect usb gsm modem to the pc Send the text "start explorer" to the usb modem using my ...
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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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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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Windows remote shutdown: access denied

I have 3 "client" computers, on which the mentioned user is administrator: CPU1: Win Vista 32-bit -- User: Domain\User1 -- IP: 192.168.42.1 CPU2: Win 7 64-bit -- User: localhost\User2 -- IP: ...
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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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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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How can I control iTunes remotely

I have a desktop with a large music library connected to a high quality stereo and I'd like to be able to control which songs are playing, and in an ideal world, make playlists, using a laptop. ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...