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18 views

Remotely connect to MAC cluster GUI (multiple user accounts)

I got access to a MAC Server cluster running OSX Server (10.6.8). Now most people who are supposed to use this cluster have windows installed so I tried to connect them using TightVNC. However this ...
0
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1answer
15 views

How can I elegantly manage a machine for running slideshows using VNC or RDP?

I have a WinXP professional machine that is connected to a video distribution system. It needs to display a slideshow on screen, and this slideshow will be changed every weekend or so. The person ...
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Microsoft Remote Assistance on Windows 7 Home Edition from OS X 10.9.3 possible?

I would like to provide remote support to my "grandma" by some kind of remote screen sharing that allows me to perform admin tasks (fixing the e-mail configuration, etc.) on her behalf. She is running ...
0
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2answers
139 views

MS Remote Desktop on OSX : Arrow Keys Being Treated As Numberpad

When Using MS Remote Desktop 8.0.x to connect from my Mac to a Windows VM on another host I have a key mapping problem. Windows treats the Mac's arrow keys as if they were on the numeric keypad ...
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0answers
29 views

VNC into Mac doesn't transmit the control key

When I remote desktop into my mac from my windows laptop, I can't seem to figure out how to get the control key to transmit. This is very detrimental to me as I do most of my work in eclipse and I use ...
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0answers
308 views

Why does Remote Desktop Connection for mac work on ethernet, but not wifi?

I am trying to access my work PC from my home iMac (on wifi) using Network Connect and Remote Desktop Connection. NC seems to work fine in establishing the connection. But when I attempt to use RDC, I ...
0
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0answers
75 views

Microsoft Remote Desktop Mac - Caps not working

I am trying to get an RDP connection set up so that one of my sites can access their terminal server account over RDP from a MacBook. For security reasons, I don't want to have to save the password in ...
0
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1answer
107 views

Control key stuck on RDP from OS X to Windows

I'm using OS X 10.9.1 to connect to a Windows 2003 session via RDP. I'm trying to understand why the RDP session occasionally acts as if a man's finger is on the control key. If I were to type "HELLO" ...
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217 views

Mac Citrix Viewer, remote desktop curly braces

I am connecting to work from my Mac via Citrix Viewer 11.8.2 (255309). To access my development VM with Visual Studio 2012, I need to use remote desktop from the Citrix machine. I can type curly ...
0
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1answer
152 views

Keyboard and mouse stop working over VPN on iMac but not MacBook

I have a 2008 iMac 24 and an old white MacBook. I connect to work using a VPN. Using Microsoft Remote Desktop on the iMac 24, the mouse and keyboard stop responding and I have to kill the remote ...
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2answers
183 views

Connect from Mac OS X to Windows 7 Desktop

I am trying to connect from my MacBook to my Windows 7 machine within my own network - if it will work from outside my network that's a plus but no need to have. My Windows 7 machine is freshly ...
2
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1answer
67 views

Can I use different keyboard settings for different spaces on OS X

I use Microsoft remote desktop app on my Mac. Is it possible to have the keyboard settings different for the app, and for the rest of the OS? As I often put the remote app in a different space, I was ...
0
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1answer
57 views

How do I enable reboot in Windows 7 for Remote Desktop sessions when windows is not responding?

I tried to connect to a remote desktop via Windows Remote Desktop client for OS X, but the windows machine froze so no menus or keys are available. Therefore none of the other answers to similar ...
2
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2answers
627 views

Mac -> Windows Remote Desktop Keyboard [German Layout]

I thought, that instead of a VM on my MacBook, I would just RDP to a Windows Server, and write my code there (C#,Visual Studio). Problem is that the keyboard mapping is completely wrong: What I'd want ...
0
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0answers
29 views

Connecting a USB device remotely [duplicate]

The title is probably not clear enough. Say I have a Windows PC in front of me, connected remotely to a Mac Pro running XCode. Can I plug my iPhone to my Windows PC but have the remote Mac handle ...
2
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3answers
533 views

SSH won't work in new version of OS X 10.8.4

I was using a previous version of OS X and used to connected to a server with an SSH console. It used to run X11 after loading my requested programs (Mathematica) on the remote server and was working ...
0
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0answers
33 views

OSX for Chrome Remote Desktop as-a-Service?

What's the closest thing to an OSX virtual machine that I can install apps on and use solely via a ChromeBook or other VNC client, provided as-a-Service, where I just pay for my usage? If no such ...
2
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2answers
799 views

How to type braces on Danish Mac keyboard when RDP'ing into Windows ?

Context: I am on a Mac (Macbook Pro) running OS X Lion with a Danish keyboard layout. I sometimes have to RDP (using the Microsoft RDP client for Mac) into a Windows machine, that also has Danish ...
0
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1answer
70 views

Incorrect username appearing in Terminal?

The other night, I was looking around on my MacBook's files and I came across a program that was like screen sharing or remote control. I guess it came by default on the computer or something, because ...
0
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1answer
305 views

Mac Internet Sharing and Remote Desktop

I've got an iMac running OS X 10.8.3. I connect to the internet via ethernet and have ICS setup to share the ethernet connection over wi-fi. I then have a Windows XP Dell laptop that connects to the ...
0
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2answers
2k views

Can't Connect to Terminal Server with Mac OS X Client

I downloaded Microsoft's RDP client for Mac OSX and when I try to connect to the Terminal Server at work it won't allow me to connect. I get the following error: Microsoft Error Reporting log ...
0
votes
1answer
194 views

os x vpn remote desktop to windows, cant find machine

I am trying to remote connect to my windows-computer through a VPN connection setup on the same machine, in Windows 7, through a Macbook Pro. I have created a new incoming connection on my windows ...
2
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2answers
519 views

Mac Alternative to Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection That Supports Aero? [closed]

I am experimenting with an Amazon EC2 server running Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter. I would like to have the machine run a theme (preferably Aero) other than Classic. Is there an alternative app ...
2
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1answer
148 views

Where is the “Experience” Tab on Remote Desktop Connection for Mac

I am working on an EC2 instance through RDC (Server 2008 R2 SP1). In many places, I hear the "Experience Tab" referred to. Here's my question: Where is the Experience tab or the equivalent thereof in ...
3
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2answers
880 views

Why can't my Macs recognize my Windows machines by their computer name?

I can Command+K in Finder on my Macs and connect to my Windows HTPC via smb://mediaserver. But if I use the Mac Remote Desktop client and try to connect to that PC via its name mediaserver, it can't ...
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0answers
545 views

Control + Alt + a Function in Remote Desktop on a Mac

I'm on a Mac and I'm using Remote Desktop to connect to my Windows machine. There's a shortcut needed in one particular program that is Alt+Control+F11. How do I go about doing that? F11 seems to ...
3
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1answer
131 views

How to remotely connect to a macbook from another macbook

I am a web developer. I am running on osx lion. A coworker, who runs snow leopard, found a bug in a feature that implemented that occurs only on his version of safari. The bug does not occur in ...
4
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1answer
845 views

Remote Desktop Connection over VPN on mac

I'm trying to connect to a Windows computer on over a VPN connection using Remote Desktop connection. I opened Network on mac and created a new connection. Interface: VPN. VPN Type: PPTP. I filled ...
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1answer
117 views

Mac OS free/opensource analog to Windows RDP that would have windows client?

So on windows its qite simple to create RDP accessible PC. I wonder how to create accessible for windows PC user Mac RDP alike host. I want to be capable to see desctop, and run apps (alike ...
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2answers
1k views

Network account no longer showing up as user on Mac OS X Lion

I'm puzzled: today I have tried to to connect to to my Mac at the office. To do so I use my company's active directory user account (this account has admin permissions on the Mac). The connection has ...
5
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1answer
2k views

Running a game over VNC is appearing as a black blank screen

I am running a Mac 10.7 and want to remote into my PC (running Windows 7 Ultimate) downstairs which is running Star Wars Old Republic game. I tried to install RDC and now VNC. VNC seems to work fine I ...
0
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1answer
750 views

Remote Mac OS X server using Windows 7 with VNC

I've search most of the topic around here in @SuperUser and around most of the webs they can easily access Windows uing Mac OS X but I have a question can I access my Mac using Windows? I've activate ...
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2answers
3k views

Speeding up remote X sessions

I have a remote machine running Ubuntu 11.10 Server, to which I connect via SSH from OS X 10.7.3: Host remote.example.com ForwardX11 yes ForwardX11Trusted yes Sometimes I want to launch a GUI ...
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1answer
1k views

Use a remote linux bloated graphical application from OS X

I need to use remotely some graphical application in a linux machine. For very basic applications, I just connect remotely from my OS X Lion using ssh -X machine: and then ./gedit & and it ...
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3answers
1k views

Is there a screen sharing/remote desktop app for mac that lets you use a different host screen resolution?

Ok, there are tons and tons of questions about remote desktop for mac and they're all being closed as duplicates. I however am specifically looking for one that will let me use a different resolution ...
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2answers
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How can I right click in Microsoft's Remote Desktop Connection while in OS X

I have a MacBook Pro with a touchpad, and the only way I can figure out how to use the right click in my remote desktop session is by plugging in a mouse. Ctrl-click (what I usually use for right ...
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1answer
300 views

Remote connect to OS X from Windows - is there dual monitor support?

I have a computer running Windows 7 with two monitors connected to it. I would like to remote connect to a Mac Mini and use both monitors. Is this possible, or am I stuck with the KVM solution?
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0answers
278 views

RDP from OSX to W2K3 (and XP): No dead-keys anymore

This one is driving me nuts. Several Macs, mini, MacBook Pro and iMac's, currently running Lion and having de MS RDP client for OSX (latest version) installed. All do RDP sessions to several XP and ...
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3answers
692 views

OS X: What remote support solution can be installed with the fewest clicks after a grandma is given a link?

Preferably free please. Edit 1: Please bare in mind how much effort, e.g: clicks and key presses is it from download to screen sharing! Compiling a custom reverse VNC connecting app to a pkg file ...
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5answers
16k views

How to print screen in Remote Desktop Client (RDS) on Mac OS X?

I'm using version 2.1.0 of Remote Desktop Client on my MacBook Pro with Mac OS X Snow Leopard (version 10.6). How do I use the fn or cmd call to simulate a print screen on the remote system?
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2answers
1k views

How can I control my Mac remotely? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the best Remote Desktop Application? What's the typical way of managing a Mac remotely? Say I'm at home on a MacBook Pro, I'd like to be able to access my ...
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2answers
4k views

How to connect to the native (non-VNC) Mac screen sharing from a Windows PC?

I have a Mac with screen sharing enabled through "Remote Management" and not through the "Screen Sharing" setting. I also disable regular VNC since it seems like pretty insecure and I'd like to rely ...
0
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2answers
389 views

Mac VNC and Windows Remote Desktop License Issue

I am trying to connect a Windows 7 machine to Mac using Windows Remote Desktop Client. It works and shows MAC login screen but when I try to login using a username and password it gives me following ...
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4answers
8k views

How to use a Windows keyboard on Mac OS X?

I have a Logitech Windows keyboard and I want to use it on my iMac. The problem is that many buttons are mapped to the wrong places. For example, when I press Right Alt + 2 I get the ™ symbol and not ...
2
votes
2answers
700 views

Exposing OSX via VNC on Internet

I have a macbook that I've managed to expose (using port forwarding) to the world. It works nicely but I'm worried that, while it's not pingable or otherwise detectable, it might get detected and ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Can't find the hash key when using Remote Desktop Connection (Connecting from OSX to Windows 7 on MacBook Pro)?

As the title says, I'm using a MacBook Pro to log in to my Windows 7 desktop (using "Remote Desktop Connection"). I've tried all the usual keyboard combinations to get a hash key from within Windows: ...
0
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1answer
307 views

Can't access Leopard (Mac Mini) from Snow Leopard (Macbook) - Remote Management & File Sharing

Solved - It was my router, that had some issues routing this traffic in between Wired & WiFi connections. When I switched both to WiFi, it worked right away. Problem - Can't access Mac Mini's ...
3
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3answers
928 views

Synronize caps-lock between OSX and Windows via RDC client

I'm accessing Windows via the RDC client for OSX. Occasionally, the caps-lock willget out of synch between the two environments. When this happens when I am using a Windows VM in VMWare Fusion, I ...
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votes
1answer
383 views

View OS X Desktop on windows remotely at higher resolution then hosting machine

I have a new macbook air 11, which I do some web based programming on, I have a windows box with a 1920x1200 display which I'd like to use to view the mac desktop and keep working at home when I can - ...
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4answers
28k views

How to increase Remote Desktop resolution?

I'm using Windows 7 on a PC and connect to it via Remote Desktop Connection for Mac by MS, using a Mac. On the Mac, I have a 27" Display with 2560 x 1440 px resolution. The PC has a high performance ...