Using something remotely or remoting into it means using it when one is not at the same location as what one is using. A common example is opening files on another computer, or controlling a computer different from the one that the user is physically using.

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Are there alternatives to LogMeIn Free and the free version of GoToMyPC that are free and licensed for corporate use?

I'm looking to remote control a PC that's at our company behind a firewall. LogMeIn Free and the free version of GoToMyPC do the trick but they're not licensed for corporate use. It's important that ...
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Access to Remote App requires login to remote Desktop

I have a remote app (using remote desktop) which I am happy for users to log into. But at the moment, when the user clicks on the link/icon on the web page to activate the app: • The Remote App ...
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Allow desktop composition is missing from Group Policy - Windows 7 Ultimate - RDP

I have two Windows 7 Ultimate machines both with SP1 and all updates installed of course. Both machines can run Aero and everything. They are both new and modern machines, you get the idea. But ...
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CygWin terminal in remote console (SSH) not starting at correct $HOME path

I have installed CygWin v1.7.28. The problem quickly explained: Basically, when starting a CygWin shell via remote login, the $HOME is not where it should, with all derivated (bad) consequences of ...
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looking for a simple program launcher that works with a remote [closed]

I am looking for a sort of launcher program for my HTPC. The idea is this program starts when windows (or linux, I am happy with either OS) and brings up a menu of programs, such as XBMC, HULU ...
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accessing remote server with name instead of ip address and port number

I have question regarding accessing my web application with some name,which is deployed on remote server. Currently, I using following URL http://160.110.67.181:8080/myapp So, I'm wondering ...
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Allow PPTPD Clients to Communicate

Ive set up a PPTPD VPN server on an Ubuntu 12.04 Machine. I have 3 machines connected to it, 2 of which are on the same network and one that is on a separate network. All 3 are on the VPN, and can ...
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how to mount local directory to remote like sshfs? [closed]

I know sshfs is used to mount remote directory to local, but I need to mount local directory to remote fs. I would like to mount a local folder such as: /home/username/project_directory onto a ...
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scp/sshfs on a remote 'not direct acessable' machine

Maybe the title must be changed but I have the following situation: I can ssh to a host A From A, I can ssh into a machine B, but this machine cannot be accessed from my computer. The name of the ...
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How to run a program on a remote pc via command line?

How can I run a program on a remote Windows PC in our network without the need of killing an existing remote-desktop-connection? I only need a command line for running the program and getting its ...
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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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There could be any difference of speed in a simple “copy” command for a big (2GB) file between local and SSH execution?

Example scenario: - Linux machine (I think Operating System doesn't bother). - OpenSSH Server. - Source big file in hard disk, about 2GB (I think SSD or classic HD doesn't bother, neither). - ...
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Remote emacs access to my main computer

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 which runs the Android OS. I have a nice keyboard for it and would like to be able to keep editing and working in emacs when I am not by my main computer. My desire ...
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Can't connect to azure mysql server in virtual machine

I have an Azure virtual machine holding an Ubuntu system, with MySQL server and I want to access the database from a web application. When I installed mysql-server, I executed $ iptables -I INPUT -p ...
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Connect via Remote Desktop to machine connected to VPN

I have a problem. I need to connect to a remote machine, which I can do fine. However, once I am on that machine, I need to open a VPN connection to another remote computer. This, I can also do. The ...
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Unable to load a file within a software using remote desktop connection

I was recently working with Windows Remote desktop connection. The local machine is windows 7 and the remote machine is windows 8. The connection was successful. I have a software installed on the ...
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How to remote-access a running program in linux?

I left a program (netbeans) running on a remote computer and I'd like to save the session (I know, I know |-( ), and exit, so I can work at my current location. I do have access to that computer via ...
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How to monitor/access my pc using my android phone?

Sometimes I leave my PC for hours, rendering and I need to know how to monitor it, maybe access it from my phone to send an email or something, is that possible?
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Remotely Administer Desktops [closed]

Example of accessing a single computer would be to do some helpdesk work Example of accessing many or all of them at the same time would be to install an update or change a setting on all of them ...
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How to get clipboard working for shared VMs on VMWare Workstation

You can connect to shared VMs running on VMWare Workstation 8 if you configured your VMWare correctly. Host and client are both Windows 7. One disadvantage of shared VMs is: The clipboard feature ...
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Redirecting xdg-open to another system?

I frequently ssh into a linux system offsite and love to use tools like 'hub' and others that offer commandline tools that open X-apps (most commonly web-browsers). However, it always fails because ...
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PuTTY SSH mode has no Ctrl-Z (suspend)

When I press Ctrl-Z in PuTTY client using a Debian xterm server nothing happens. The PuTTY documentation says that ctrl-z can be configured using the Terminal panel, but only for telnet, not SSH. What ...
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Remote login in, creating alias, need advice

I usually remote login to the server at my school. I have a user name and password. The command is 'ssh -l username -p port machineName'. (username is mine, port is a number and machineName is the ...
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How to start the Remote Access service if get error 1068?

When trying to start the Remote Access Connection Manager service, I always get an error message saying: Error 1068: The dependency service or group failed to start. I configured and included ...
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How to shutdown a computer remotely from outside LAN? [duplicate]

I would like to be able to shutdown or restart a computer on a remote network. If it were on my local area network, I would use the shutdown -i command. How can I do this remotely? I cannot use Remote ...
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manage booting OS remotely in dual boot windows-linux

I have a cluster of systems(somewhat like Beowulf configuration). I have to install windows(XP x64 is preferable) and Linux(Debian or Ubuntu) as dual-boot system on each of 30 computer. Now I want to ...
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Hide TeamViewer notifications about computers being used [duplicate]

I'm using the same Teamviewer account in several computers in an office to remote control them. It works fine, but whenever someone logs in or off of their computer, everyone in the office gets a ...
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How can TeamViewer work without modifying firewall/router settings?

All remote desktop software that I know about needs to modify firewall settings and open ports. How can Teamviewer work without modifying them? Does some alternative software exist that can also do ...
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file copy from remote client to NAS

Is there an easy way to file-copy/backup (not a system image) all files of a remote system to a NAS, without having the users to stop working? I was thinking along the lines of Administrative Shares ...
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how to remotely open an URL in Firefox in a specific profile?

I have several instances of Firefox with several different profiles running. Among them profiles with the names "software" and "test". I am trying to open an URL from a bash script to have it open in ...
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WMIC Node Information [duplicate]

Is there a way that you can get WMIC to prompt you for a node name each time? I will be running a similar command for different machines on different occasions. I.e. to get a remote computer model. ...
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How to Remove vocals from songs?

I need to remove the vocals from mp3 music file and want to keep the other instrumental sound. I have tried to do with YoGen Vocal Remover 3.3.9, but it does not remove voice completely. Is it ...
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Why I am unable to connect to remote desktop.?

I am able to connect to remote desktop from mu laptop. But i am getting error when i am connecting it from my desktop. I have checked internet connection. I am getting error as following. So ...
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Can I use my media keys to control MPD?

Can I make the media keys (play/pause, skip) buttons on my macbook control MPD, instead of iTunes? Also, can I make the apple remote not open iTunes? Right now, the MPD client I'm using (theremin) ...
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Windows support for headphones pilot

I have Harman Kardon CL headphones with remote made for iPhone. Is there any way I could use this remote in Windows (increase/decrease volume etc.) ?
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Log a Windows workstation in with user/password from remote

There are a bunch of computers I have to log onto guest accounts every once in a while. I prefer having the guests logged in by the time they arrive, so I'd like to log them on in advance. I used to ...
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How to connect to computer without a static IP?

Is it possible to connect to a computer without a static IP? I used before a remote desktop software that allows this, but I now wanted to setup a PC to run like a web server, mostly for ...
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Xampp and Remote Access

I have Xampp installed on my Windows 7 laptop so I can work/test a new website. This is working fine. Because the design is responsive and I want to connect to the Xampp server with a tablet and a ...
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How to test if the ENE CIR Receiver is working on my Toshiba P855-32X?

I have found my laptop has a Infrared Receiver on the front side to the right of the mousepad. I checked the device manager and have found these 3 devices installed: I searched my laptop and there ...
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Another way to concurrently RDP windows 7 after patch?

I've patched my windows 7 so to allow concurrent rdp connections and I would like to keep one user using it keyboard/mouse and another one remote. Is it only possible with windows builtin rdp program ...
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SSH viewer like behaviour

Is it possible to SSH into a shared shell session? I suffer from eye strain/computer vision syndrome and want to use my (jailbreaked) eink Kindle to SSH into a computer but use that host machines ...
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Remote pc connection

I need to connect to a remote pc from my desktop. My goal is to use an SSH connection to control the remote pc with my desktop. The remote pc and the desktop are in two different networks (behind a ...
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Best Performing Remote Desktop Software for WAN [closed]

I've been tasked with connecting a computer in one of our branches in the midlands to one in south wales. We have been using windows remote desktop but find it too slow. The ADSL on the computer ...
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Control an Android Tablet from OS X Mavericks

I have a Google Nexus 7 and a 2009 Macbook running OS X 10.9 Mavericks. I want to control the Nexus from my Macbook keyboard. I am not looking for advanced control; the ability just to browse to URLs ...
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How to shut down a Windows 8.1 Pro computer in remote session?

When you right click the Windows 8.1 "start" button, you get some options to quickly perform common tasks, e.g. to shut down, reboot, or put the computer to sleep. But when you're using the computer ...
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Looking for a Windows utility to send Wake on LAN magic packet [closed]

I am looking for suggestions a for a Windows application which can be used to send a Wake on LAN magic packet to a remote machine. I am using this in LAN.
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Option-key with VNC Viewer to remote control a Mac from a Windows 7 PC

I use a Mac Mini as Home Entertainment System (no keyboard or mouse connected). To access the Mac Mini from my Windows 7 PC I use VNC (note the Windows 7 PC has a German keyboard). My problem is ...
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Running commands on Putty without fear of losing connection

How do you use the "screen" command effectively? Is it: Type "screen" Type in command Lose connection Check back on lost session How do I carry out step 4?
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Spotify play/pause controlling from cmd

How can I control Spotify using command line in windows xp? I know how to do it in dbus on linux, but I have no idea how to do it in windows. You can show me universal command for stopping any music ...
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How to prevent gnu screen capturing the mouse?

I want to use local scrollback on my terminal, whilst using gnu screen. That's because my network connection is incredibly slow, so using screen's scrollback is very slow. Local scrollback is much ...