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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is there anyway to get remote shell from windows to windows over WAN? [duplicate]

Is there any way to get remote shell (not RDP) from home PC to office PC? i have 2 pc's on 2 different places pc number one ip : 66.33.22.885 ( home PC ) pc number tow ip : 77.13.85.676 ( office PC ...
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Sync laptop and desktop solution/ideas?

I have a laptop and a desktop I want to keep files up-to-date on both of them. I was thinking of creating a hard drive on 'server' and then changing "my documents" to that server path. It should work ...
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in bash, how to load and execute an external bash script from a server, like github?

I'm thinking maybe I could have my ~/.bashrc (or other such customization bash file) live on my github and load it from whatever remote shell I log into with a command. Is that possible, and if so ...
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How to work with Windows through Linux?

I have to work with some remote Windows machines in a project, I also need to check for logs and find fixes for some bugs and things like that. But honestly, I don't like to use Windows to do this ...
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Remotely use a local account to unlock another local account

So I have had an interesting problem pop up. I am trying to make someones life easier by making a script to help reset local accounts on windows 7 machines. Ideally, we'd like to do it remotely, so ...
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Copy 10 million small files between remote servers (over web), linux systems, no SSH on source

Here is the situation: Need to copy aprox 10 million of small files (1k - 50k each) from a single directory, between 2 remote servers over the web. Tried with FTP and SCP but failed since all files ...
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Convert Ubuntu desktop install to file server

I'll be moving across the country shortly but my desktop computer will be staying put here with power and internet hooked up. I want to be able to connect using my laptop to get or stream files, and ...
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iTunes opens on event of remote device or app in OSX

I was having trouble with iTunes opening once I paired my bluetooth headphones, I was trying to play something off of soundcloud, and every time I hit the button on my headphones or even pressed the ...
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Free internet radio station server software with remote broadcasting?

I am in the process of creating an internet radio station, but the two djs I have for it are not able to be in one place. I need for them to be able to login to a web based broadcasting session that ...
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How do I block all internet access on the remote machine except for Teamviewer?

I would like to block all internet access on the remote machine but I still want to connect to it via Teamviewer. Is there a way to do this? I've read: How can I block all incoming and outgoing ...
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Can a VPN tell my country besides looking at my IP address?

I VPN into a network daily. I'm currently in the USA, but will relocate soon. I am looking into buying a dedicated IP address located in the USA and setting up my router to use that from the other ...
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How to test a PPTP VPN server from a remote location?

I cannot decide whether a VPN server blocks my geographic location or whether it is down altogether. What is a legitimate and trustworthy service that could (try to) connect from its own location as a ...
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Retrieve secure copy in UNIX?

Is there a way to retrieve a secure copy in UNIX? Why would I need to do this? Because I can login to a remote machine from my local machine, but not the other way around. So I need to retrieve a ...
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remotely boot into different kernel version

I have a remote machine with Ubuntu 12.04 and the following kernel versions installed: :/lib/modules# ls 2.6.39.4 3.0.0-21-generic 3.2.0-25-generic 3.2.0-25-generic-pae 3.2.0-27-generic ...
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Managed USB Switch [closed]

We have 4 computers controlled by an KVM-over-IP switch, so we can remotely control the keyboard and the mouse and can see the screens. Now, we need to connect an usb flash device to that computers - ...
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Have remote X app open without manual “placement” on my local display

I am running X on my local machine and then using ssh -Y username@remotemachine to connect to a remote Debian server. Once logged in to this remote Debian server I type iceweasel at the command line ...
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Shutdown OSX from Windows 7

How can I shut down an iMac (OSX 10.6.8) on my wireless network wirelessly from my Windows 7 laptop? There are a few questions on this site for shutting down Windows from OSX, but I want it the ...
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Disable remote mail in exim

i am a web developer and have exim4 installed on my dev box, recently i needed to send a scripted email to a few project managers and so got exim heavy and all that setup which went well. Now i'm back ...
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Checking out TortoiseSVN files onto a server that does not have SVN to create a working files directory

We have a svn server that is a small machine for source control only. My group is working on a ColdFusion project. I installed TortoiseSVN 1.8.7, build 25475- 64bit. I can checkout the repository ...
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Running an executable in virtual machine through base machine

I want to launch an executable in my virtual machine(Windows Server 2003 OS and is installed using VMWARE Workstation) from my base machine I tried the following command "C:\Program ...
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Can I find the session ID for a user logged on to another machine?

I want to open an application on another computer on the same network via the command line. The scenario here is that the user is in a room surrounded by about 20 computers and wants to be able to ...
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An attempt was made to logon, but the network logon service was not started,

I am remotely connected to a machine on the network and at the same time from that same machine trying to mapp a drive located on another machine I get the following error "An attempt was made to ...
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Remotely lock a computer

I provide temporary computers to businesses but sometimes they are very slow on letting me get them back. I was wondering if there was any way I could have a computer receive a command as soon as it ...
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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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Is it possible to setup remote play for PC games

Specifically, is it possible for a desktop with a decent graphics card (say suitable for Eve Online combat at laptop resolution), to provide remote play to a laptop on wifi or 4G? I took a run at ...
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How can I turn on a PC remotely?

I am using Team Viewer to control my PCs remotely. It lets me restart my PC, and this is a good feature. Is it possible however to remotely turn a PC on which is already off (as in powered down)? ...
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Is there anything here to stop access to 3306?

I am trying to work out why a script on my online server cannot access MySQL to get playlist data and display it. I have checked all I can and it is not the script, as many others are using it with ...
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Can't connect to a local FTP - “Connection closed by remote host.”

I'm getting baffled by a seemingly simple problem: When I connect via VPN to my remote network, I can't connect via FTP to my FTP server - but I can do everything else (including Remote Desktop). ...
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faster way to mount a remote file system than sshfs?

I have been using sshfs to work remotely, but it is really slow and annoying, particularly when I use eclipse on it. Is there any faster way to mount the remote file system locally? My no.1 priority ...
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Restrict WinRM communication to specific server

I am working in an environment where we use WinRM to execute scripts on remote servers. All of this works fine but I am running into security concerns. What I would like to achieve is that execution ...
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Switch between RDP connection on time schedule

Is there a way to switch between RDP connection from one server to another one after a certain amount of time (like after 140 minutes) or maybe a way to schedule at what time it connects to server 1 ...
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Make (g)vim buffer a remote file

I regularly work remotely on a linux machine using vim. Sadly the connection to the remote host is not very good, giving me a very tough time. Is there a way to make my locally running vim or gvim ...
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How does Chrome Remote Desktop work?

What technology enables https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/chrome-remote-desktop/gbchcmhmhahfdphkhkmpfmihenigjmpp to be able to remotely control your entire computer using just the web browser? ...
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Is it possible to SCP from a remote to local whilst logged into the remote and without knowing the local's IP address?

I regularly find myself wanting to copy a file from remote terminal session to my local machine. Usually I log out of the remote session and call an scp transfer from local to copy the file from ...
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ssh and cd into current directory

When I ssh into mycomputer from logincomputer, I would like to automatically cd into the current directory (the one from which the ssh command was executed) on mycomputer. In particular: > cd ...
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How to Lock A Remote PC for Not to be logged by users

After the restart Remote PC, we need to run a VBScript on Remote PC before Users log in. Becuase sometimes, users log in and VBScript doesnt work properly :( So Remote PC must be locked by us. How can ...
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Remote Desktop Connection to a home computer from work

Can you remotely connect to a computer that's set on a workgroup if your laptop is on the same workgroup but on a different network?
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Can't remote SSH into computer (Ubuntu 13.10 / Netgear WNR2000)

I've set up SSH on a Ubuntu machine in my office and it works fine on the local network, accessing via the local IP address (192.168.1.19) on ports 22 and 20022. I tried to set up port forwarding in ...
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How to ask for help using Skype

I'm using Skype (latest version 2014). There's some problem with my computer so I want to ask for help. How to give full access (view screen, control inputs) to my friend on Skype?
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How to set up password-less SSH for all users

I can set up password-less SSH for a single user by doing the following: 1) Generate RSA key pair for the local machine in ~/.ssh 2) Copy the local machine's public key to the remote machine's ...
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How can I debug a login denied?

I am having problems logging into a machine remotely using ssh. It allows me to enter the user name, but when I enter the password I get "Access denied." I can login using the same user/pw locally and ...
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How to temporarily disable rsh between machines for user only

First, please note that I am just a regular user. I cannot do anything as a super user. Our sysadmin has enabled rsh between machines in our local network. That is, I can do this: [user@machineA] ...
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Using my server to do computationally heavy tasks

I have a laptop I do most of my computing on but it's very lightweight and it takes ages to compile anything on, or do any heavy tasks. Something like installing an emacs plugin or a cabal package can ...
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Remote Registry with alternate credentials from the command line

Sometimes, when I'm teleworking from my personal laptop, I run into problems with my SmartCard reader while trying to connect to systems that are configured to enforce SmartCard usage. The usual ...
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Remote Audio, wanting to speak through remote PC's local mic

How can I attend webinars or adobe connect meetings online and be able to do both talk and listen while connecting to my pc remotely, I have both Teamviewer and Logmein and none of them seem to work I ...
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How to remotely detect (past) human activity on a linux machine

I need to find out if a human is working on a remote linux machine. Either also remotely or locally. For now, I log into the machine via ssh and get the output of w | grep -v `whoami` which tells ...
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How can I organise files in a disconnected manner?

I know that cloud and syncing solutions are popular now, but I've got a scenario where I would like to work with files in a disconnected manner (i.e. without a network connection back to the computer ...
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How can I make my configuration available regardless on which machine I am working on?

I have created a custom .vimrc and .bashrc in my local machine. Also I have a couple of vim plugins that I find useful. Now I ssh remote servers to work very frequently. But each time in order to work ...
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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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scp files between hosts through intermediate

I have access to 3 machines, A, B, and C. The only possible (ssh) connections are: A -> B A -> C I need to get files from B to C, I can only scp the files from A to B (on A: scp remote local), and ...