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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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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 set up x11vnc on freshly installed ubuntu server with no gui?

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 server on my remote server, and then proceeded to use tasksel to install ubuntu-desktop (which means GNOME i think). all remotely. Now i'm logged on and want to start X and ...
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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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Running remote scripts on Linux Servers from Windows

I'm on a Windows server, I'm looking for a way to run some scripts (through RSH?) remotely on Linux servers. Thing is, I have to do a lot of stuff manually on different servers whenever I want to ...
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Login to OS X Server User Account from Local Computer

I have OS X Server installed on a mac mini. I've created several User accounts, one of which is Account Name: Bob Password: abc123 From the Mac Mini's login screen I can choose "Server" (main ...
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How to use remote microphone on Remote Desktop

I wish to connect to a remote Windows 7 PC that has a microphone, and use that local microphone (on the destination PC) in recording applications. Unfortunately whenever I connect on Remote Desktop, ...
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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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Debian network is constantly restarting

My eth1 network interface is constantly restarting. Googling for this suggests, that this is similar to my problem. The solution presented there is to either restart the server or rmmod and modprobe ...
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Can't connect to qbittorrent (or other client) Web UI, except through localhost

I'm trying to use qBittorrent's (I've also tried other torrent clients') remote Web UI, but can't seem to get it to work. I can connect just fine using http://localhost:PORT, but can't connect using ...
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Teamviewer-like SSH daemon

I have a computer at home with SSH installed which I would like to be able to control remotely. However, I am not able to allow SSH port forwarding through my router, so the only way to get in would ...
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Installing and running applications remotely

I was wondering if it was possible to run applications on a local machine from a remote server. Example: Desktop1 executes program from Server. The program then is loaded from the Server and runs on ...
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How to pull from the remote environment

I want to run sqlplus after remote login how can I do this? I'm using: wshShell.Run "C:\putty.exe -t -ssh -l someuser -pw pass -m c:remote.cmd 10.100.5.70" Contents of c:remote.cmd cd ...
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Program that allows me to manage several computers remotely? (Similar to Soluto)? [closed]

I hope this question is acceptable to ask here on superuser. My eyes have just been open to the website application "Soluto", in which you can monitor and manage several (1 to 200) devices (Windows, ...
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Windows 7/8 VPN to localhost (one computer only)

In Windows 8.1 (also try windows 7) I'm trying to create a Windows VPN connection that connects to 127.0.0.1 (localhost) I did all the configuration in the PC (as server) to accept connections, and in ...
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How to talk into a microphone on one computer and have it output the audio on a remote computer over the internet?

So let's say I decided to dress up as a ghost for Halloween. I hook up a speaker to my work machine, and then don't come in to work at all that day. Then while I am actually working remote I can talk ...
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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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Access Another Machine within a Hotel's Protected Network

I'm at a hotel right now and I need to do some dev with a Linux machine and a Windows machine. I need to access a web app that's running on the Linux box from the Windows for browser testing. While ...
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.NET Framework 4.5 remote install via PowerShell

I am trying to install .NET Framework 4.5 to the remote Win2008R2 Server via PowerShell session in such way (user is in the server Administrators group): $session = New-PSSession -ComputerName ...
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generating keys for SSH

From the Open-SSH Documentation what does username@remotehost mean in the following: *By default the public key is saved in the file ~/.ssh/id_dsa.pub, while ~/.ssh/id_dsa is the private key. Now ...
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How to attach a wireless remote without hardware

A long time ago I had bought an hp all in one system and it came with a remote an receiver to control windows media. The other thing is it had windows vista. I wanted to move this remote and receiver ...
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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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SSH bash - am I running a script?

I'm pulling my hair out on this one, but i've been looking around trying to find the answer to why my ssh connection to my vps has "[remote] 0:bash" in green color showing in my bottom terminal ...
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Run crontab non-interactively from script

I would like to schedule some tasks on remote servers by script but am having an issue with crontab expecting to be run interactively the first time. As far as I understand crontab needs to be ...
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How can I run a script locally from a remote server such as www.mysite.com/script.sh?

How can I run a script locally from a remote server such as www.mysite.com/script.sh I tried: . www.mysite.com/script.sh and it does not work.
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Why is Remote Desktop Connection crashing on Win 8 Pro?

I get "Remote Desktop Connection has stopped working" whenever I try to log in to one of my other computers. On my wife's computer, I don't get this error. We are both using Win 8 Pro. I compared the ...
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Remote Desktop through lan cable

could u pls tell me the process to connect through remote desktop using lan connection from XP PC to Win7. I want to remotely connect to my home PC and access through Win 7 laptop Thanks in advance,, ...
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Backup or Sync Hard Drive to Remote Server, Deploy Backup to Hard Drive

All of our office computers are running Win 7 at the moment. We want to create a disk image nightly and send it to a server we house in one of our other offices. We have explored syncing the hard ...
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Remote shell account security

With a shell account like one of these http://shells.red-pill.eu, I would like to schedule chron jobs to backup from Google Drive to SugarSync. How secure are those servers? Can some obscure admin ...
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Is there a plugin that could replace Filezilla for vim?

I'm sick and tired of changing windows all the time just to upload a file. I would like a way to do that fast right from vim. Is there such a thing? I download the files, I edit them and then I want ...
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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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Why does SSH hang at the end of these commands and how can I make it exit?

I run this: ssh -t -vvv -i ~/.ssh/druid-keypair -o StrictHostKeyChecking=no ubuntu@${INSTANCE_ADDRESS} <<EOI # Setup Oracle Java ... # Install dependencies - mysql must be built from source, ...
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How to process local programs in server CPU connected by SSH?

Processing local application in Remote high performance Server I have a windows 8 Client desktop. Can I able to run my local programs in the CPU of the server computer via ssh connection? 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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Connect a PC in a LAN with shared Internet connection through a router

I have a LAN in my office with shared Internet connection through a router. I want to access a PC with remote desktop with only one public IP. I know the computer's public IP and LAN IP which I want ...
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Building code on Remote

I have a Linux (Mint) PC with a Nvidia GPU, which i want to make into a CUDA build server. I want to write my CUDA code on a different (if possible Windows) machine and build it on the server. So to ...
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Run local GCC on remote linux server

I'm sure this has been asked before but after some time searching I'm not finding quite what I want. I have a test server that I cannot install GCC or other development needs on. On my development ...
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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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SCP a remote file with a specific name

I have a script on a remote server that creates a log each day with the date on the name and need to import it to my local machine everyday, but with my script it transfers all the files and I just ...
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What can I use instead of remote desktop to reach my home server? [closed]

Remote Desktop and Logmein is banned at work, what are the alternatives?
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Windows 7 use remote PC as speakers?

Is it possible to "export" all sounds from one PC to another so it would act as a remote speaker? I have a media PC connected to my TV and surround system. I'd like to be able to play games, watch ...
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Use the internet connection of a remote desktop without VPN

I live in Iran, and due to my country's Internet policies, I am unable to use a VPN connection to a server outside the country. Without VPN access, how can I connect to my server outside Iran in order ...
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Alternative to Remote Desktop Connection to clean C drive

We have some issue in connecting the server via Remote Desktop Connection. It is not at all connecting As the server got low memory space in c drive we are unable to connect. I would like to know is ...
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Connect to ssh server installed on a local domain

I installed on my Ubuntu 12.10 open ssh server and I'm trying to configure to access it from anywhere. The problem is that I'm on a local network and all the computers surf on the internet with the ...
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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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Remote Desktop App for Windows 8 Home [closed]

I need to be able to remote connect to an IP address but, since I have Windows 8 Home and not PRO (where Remote Desktop App is included) I can't use the one of Windows. Can I get an other program that ...
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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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Restart windows service on LAN machine

I got administrative rights on the target machine, all the credentials, fully trusted network without firewall and antivirus software. I got windows 8 on the target machine and windows 7 on calling ...
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View video/game content over remote session in realtime

Is there any software to take full advantage of a 1Gbps LAN line to remotely view video or game content via a remote session of some sort (RTP/RDP,etc)? Around 24-30FPS would be sufficient and a ...
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How can I connect to sql server from a different domain/network

I installed SQL Server 2008 R2 on 6 machines. They are to be placed in 2 offices, 3 in each. I created a database instance and I used VB6 and was able to link both perfectly. I was also able to ...
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Misinterpretation of the @ key with LogMeIn on a Mac

I'm trying to use LogMeIn on a Mac to work remotely with a PC host. However, when I press @ on my Mac keyboard, it somehow translates to " on the PC host. What could cause this?