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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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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Translate SSH terminal input to X.org's?

I just had an idea that it would be nice to ssh on to my PC using my mobile phone and remote-control the keyboard by writing to the terminal, using arrow keys etc. A sample use case would be scrolling ...
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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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Disabling auto log off in Windows Server

I want to run GUI tests on my Windows Server 2012. So first I connect to my server remotely and then disconnect by using tscon: %windir%\System32\tscon.exe RDP-Tcp#NNN /dest:console as described by ...
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Remote Desktop Connection not working on Windows 8.1

I am having an issue with RDP on Windows 8.1. Just several days ago RDC worked fine but now it does not. VPN connects ok but not RDC. The tips on sysprobs.com are good but did not help. When I ...
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Sophos Remote Management & VuuPC - can my business partner access my private data?

I am not very security-savvy, but after getting loads of viruses and malware, one of my business partners offered to install their best antivirus software on my computer - it's called Sophos. A few ...
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How can I control a remote streaming VLC player with a local VLC player?

I know VLC player can stream video and audio in several ways, and that it also has web interface along with some other ways to control it remotely. But can I make a local VLC player be able to control ...
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How to watch video streaming from home PC with full control, like on a local player?

I'd like to watch (and listen to) all my media on home PC, from a netbook elsewhere. And I'd like it to appear as seamless as possible, as if I were playing media locally, but actually streaming from ...
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Information display systems Implementation

We want to implement multiple display systems at various places in our organization to show information and this information is for display purpose only. We dont know how to start. At first, we ...
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Trying to run an application on linux that can be accessed remotely

I am not the best when it comes to explaining my confusing goals so hopefully I make sense. What I am trying to do is: Trying to run an application on a server that can be accessed remotely but ...
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How to setup Microsoft Remote Desktop?

I'm trying to establish a connection between this app and my Win 8.1 Pro PC, but every guide I've found so far skip steps such as what to put under PC name or under Gateway. Also, should the User name ...
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remote desktop: the app on the remote machine is confusing the controller's hostname with its own hostname

I have 2 machines A, B, both run Windows OS. A is my work machine, B is a server on which I have already installed SQLServer. Now I want to install another software on B which runs on top of the ...
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Ammy admin - remote desktop is unavailable error after connect

I'm using Ammyy Admin. I've set all permisions. However once connected I receive "Remote desktop is unavailable" message. Why and how to fix this? upd if I have windows rdp connected then I'm able to ...
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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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Keys interpreted by host computer (TeamViewer on Ubuntu)

What I want to do: I am trying to remotely control another Windows 8 x64 computer using the latest version of TeamViewer on Ubuntu 13.10 x64. I installed the latest 32-bit version DEB of TeamViewer ...
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Is there a way I can set up my Windows 8 tablet as a graphics tablet for another machine?

I have a Windows 8 Tablet with a pressure sensitive stylus. Is there any way I can use this as an input device for my desktop computer (running Windows 7) and use as a fully supported graphics tablet ...
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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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Virtual Display with Apple Remote Desktop

I have a MacMini which uses a TV as display (it's my media center) and a MacBook, both running OSX Lion. I bought Apple Remote Desktop and set it up. I can connect to the MacMini with my laptop (using ...
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PC not seeing all button presses from paired Fire TV remote

Fire TV remote is paired to PC running Win 7 and successfully sends button presets from some buttons, but not others. The directional, Enter, and Home buttons work, but none of the others do. I used ...
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How may multiple LAN connected users control a single Windows instance (or run multiple Windows instances) simultaneously?

I am thinking of something like the combination of Synergy and TeamViewer but where multiple mouse pointers and keyboard inputs can work in parallel. Does anything exist to achieve this? Some ...
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Remote desktop to machine without locking out the user

I am looking to rdp into a remote machine, but still have that machine unlocked. The default behavior is to take the destination machine to a lock screen. I have tried remote assistance, but it does ...
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Remote desktop - “taking over” a big screen TV w. Raspberry Pi

here at my workplace we have a 60" tv that's used for monitoring stuff. A laptop PC is connected to it at all times. I have experimented with replacing this laptop with a Raspberry PI unit. But it's ...
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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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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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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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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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Fast, reliable solution to provide remote control with reverse and direct connection?

I'm looking for the following solution to provide remote support to Windows users: The connection should go directly from the customer's PC ("server") to the support PC ("client"). That rules out ...
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Remote Wonder II or similar under Windows 7 64-bit

Under XP I could use a Remote Wonder II from ATI to control my music (play, pause, next, previous, etc). This product does not work under Windows 7 64-bit because of driver issues and it seems to be ...
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no internet connection windows server 2012 setting up remote desktop connection

I'd like to setup my Windows 2012 Server so I can Remote Desktop Connection from my client (Windows 10) with the static IP that I'm going to give to the server. (So not through a site). After having ...
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How to pin an USB input device (remote control) to a window?

I bought a cheap USB remote control (1d57:ad02) that acts as a keyboard input device. It works very nicely, the only drawback is that it works only as long as the window has focus. Is there a way how ...
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Synergy (mouse and keyboard sharing tool) sends wrong keys: ő-q, ű-b

I have Synergy installed on 3 computers, all of them using Hungarian keyboard layout: c1win - Server - Windows 10 - I am using the mouse and keyboard of this computer c2ubu - Client - Ubuntu Linux ...
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Sleep in unified remote on ubuntu

I downloaded the unified remote app for Android, which has the ability to control your computer from your phone after setting up a server on the computer. I am running Ubuntu 15.04. Most things are ...
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Simple way to launch a script on a remote computer from android device

I have a certain script on a desktop/laptop computer (running OS X, but ideally the solution should be cross platform) that I need to trigger remotely from an Android device. I do not want to open up ...
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Disable remote input is greyed out in TeamViewer Actions menu

I'm trying to set up for unattended remote operation of an iMac and would like the remote system to remain black (as it's an all-in-one, I can't just turn off the monitor). On the local machine, in my ...
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Could not remotely control PC when doing certain stuff

I'm using the newest version of tightvnc, I have no problems accessing some PCs but when i'm trying to install something or change something like registry keys I suddenly can't give any input, mouse ...
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Enter-PSSession does not work for remote access

I want to have remote access to one of my server but there are some problems. first of all when I want to add this server(m-ad-vserver) in dashboard of server manager this error appears: ...
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Execute a .workflow file on a Mac from network

I want to execute a .workflow file to start playing iTunes on my Mac. I have started the apache server, and maked a php script: itunes_play.php <?php enter code hereexec("sh ...
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Intel AMT KVM: Accessing Multiple Servers Behind One Public IP Address

I have to host multiple servers in a collocation center which is distant over 250 km. I need to have as good remote control over the servers as possible. In other words, I need to be able to access ...
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Can Windows 2008 “call home”?

I'd like to set up Windows 2008 r2 images that I can then access remotely. Ideally, they'd "call home" once booted, and somehow provide a way for me to remotely administer them. They would likely ...
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How to use Windows's RemoteDesktopConnection even after restarting the system?

I want to connect a PC to laptop (with Ethernet LAN) and and use Remote Desktop Connection to control it . My PC is going to NOT have mouse , keyboard and monitor in a week . When I use Remote Desktop ...
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Long range wireless keyboard / numpad (remote control a computer from a 20-30 meter distance)

In order to illustrate my challenge, I'll explain what I'm trying to achieve. I'm training a young talent in tennis, and she's a real darling. I'm trying my develope the best environment for her to ...
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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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Using Smart TV bluetooth remote control to control a PC

Is there any way to use a Smart TV Bluetooth remote control to control a PC? Actually I have paired the remote with the PC and I see a device named "smart remotes" in device manager. But it does not ...
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Accessing mac mini server from win 7

I have a mac mini server with MacOSX 10.9. I want to connect to the server with my win 7 laptop in a different user. Then there will be two users working on different accounts seperately. Is that ...
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Which program allows remote management of Android devices?

I have 50 Android tablets. I want to be able to control from a central place the following things on the devices: General settings like date-time, unlock method, display sleep time etc; Chrome ...
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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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Remote access to a Java enabled mobile phone from PC

Is there any program that enable remote access to a Java phone from the PC? I have to configure several devices (Bluetooth access / device name, permissions, certificates, "desktop" shortcuts, ...
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Establish Wifi on startup

I have a Windows7 enterprise computer with a wifi dongle on it. I would like to establish a wifi on startup (before login) that is visible for other computers and awaiting (wpa2 secured) connections. ...
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gentoo sshd not work

I build gentoo 3 days ago, and I installed openssh. When I run the command /etc/init.d/sshd start, and the bash varible $? is 0, as it suggestes nothing went wrong. But I can't find a sshd's pid by ...
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How can I start a virtualbox vm remotely on a Windows host?

I've tried KpyM as an SSH server as well as cygwin. Neither vboxmanage nor vboxheadless seem to be able to recognized the virtual machines. commands run as expected via command prompt on the host, ...