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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Transfering long files with SSH to RHEL

I am using SSH Secure Shell GUI to transfer some folders from Windows to a RHEL server, but one of the file inside the folders has a name which is too long and I can't shorten the name as it is some ...
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How to execute a script saved in the local system from a remote server?

I want to execute a script saved on the local system from a remote Unix server to help me automate a deployment process. The script contains some commands to rename an existing file on the remote Unix ...
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keeping remote X11 applications during remote client (i.e. Xserver) computer sleeps/hibernate/suspend

i'm using using slow but portable computers (asus eeepc, vivobook, etc) and do all my development on a remote server. most of the time i just ssh to the server, start a screen session, if anything ...
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Parsing Remote Files

I have two systems. I have some log files on one system (A) that are being generated every hour. I want to parse those files from another system (B). One way is to copy the files and then parse them ...
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How to see what's changed on git

A bunch of new commits have been made on the remote git repository, and you want to see what's changed from the version you have checked out on your computer previously. How do you do so?
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Remote cold boot Mac

As long as Wake for network access is checked off, I was wondering if there is a way to remotely boot up a Mac computer. Say your Mac is fully shut down, you're off somewhere and want to use Back To ...
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X-Forwarding on server

It is possible to use X11-forwarding running on a common remote server without GPU ?
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How can I remotely run PC applications on my tablet?

I'm sure I'm not the only one who has run into this situation before. I have a mouse-input-oriented application designed only for PC that would work fantastically on my tablet, but running it through ...
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Keeping bootable images of all my operating systems and run them over LAN

I love being able to run what ever, whenever. Is is possible to store images of all my operating systems on a server, and run them over a LAN whenever I need to, on what ever computer I log in from? ...
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How do I get my Ubuntu laptop's display on the ubuntu desktop connected to the network?

My network consists of an ubuntu laptop and an ubuntu desktop connected via a router. Now, I want to work on my laptop and see the output on the desktop screen, through the network. How do I achieve ...
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Make local scanner a network scanner?

I have a Canon MP530 attached to my PC. Other PCs in the house can print to this printer (when my PC and the printer are switche don) but I need the MP530 to scan, and send files to other PCs. At ...
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Unable to reach remote server from new ISP

From my previous Internet Service Provider I was able to reach (ping/trace/remote desktop) my remote server (windows 2003). Since I changed ISP I cant reach it. This is a tracert to the server from ...
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3 2560x1440 on Mac OS X without Mac Pro [closed]

I am trying my very best to do this but I am failing to succeed... :/ 1) I have a 2011 Mac Mini (1 1280x1024 monitor) (Dual core i5, 8GB RAM) 2) I have a windows PC (3 2560x1440 Korean monitors) (i5 ...
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Using Windows 7 with Dual Monitors to access Headless PC via Remote Desktop

I work remotely and access a computer in my office. That computer is headless and I use cisco vpn and RDC to access it. (Both machines are running windows 7 pro) At home I have 3 monitors and when I ...
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How can I remotely lock a Windows 7 computer from linux command line?

How can I remotely lock a Windows 7 computer from linux command line? They are both on the same lan. It would also be cool to know how to unlock it, but that isn't as important to me as of now.
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Can BitLocker in Windows 7 or 8 notify a server or administrator of password-failures?

There seems to be no significant security consequences to failing login-attempts with BitLocker other than brute-force prevention. Is there a way to have a deployment notify a server or remote user ...
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“Wrapper” ssh script freezes when executing remote command

I am running OSX Mountain Lion and the remote server is CentOS 6. I have several scripts on my local machine that I want to run on the remote server and to that end, I thought to write one script that ...
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How do I boot my iMac over the internet?

I am running Mac OS X 10.5.8 Leopard on a 2009 iMac. For when I am not home, how can I turn on/start up/boot my Mac over the internet? I have a Verizon Actiontec router if that helps and I will be ...
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How do you set up a VirtualBox CentOS 6.3 VM . . . in order to access it via SSH from a remote host (not host to guest)?

What should I do? I installed VirtualBox 4.2.6 I installed CentOS 6.3 It's powered on # ip addr 1: lo: <LOOPBACK,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 16436 qdisc noqueue state UNKNOWN link/loopback ...
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How to find logs of Remote Management and Remote Login on my Mac?

Today I was going to share my WiFi internet connection, when I realized I had the Remote Management sharing turned on, on my Mac, giving all privileges to all users including Guests. I thought it was ...
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How to remotely download any file from the Internet? [closed]

Is it possible to download a file over VPN via the command line in Ubuntu 12.04.1?
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Can't connect to Virtual box remote screen on linux Fedora 17 host

I get trouble to use virtualbox remote screen on a linux host. I activated server in settings->display->remotedisplay and the port is 33333. Then on linux I do : $ rdesktop 127.0.0.1:33333 ...
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Mounting local external hard drive on a remote machine

I have an external hard drive, which stores extremely large files. This is LOCAL and is connected to my laptop/desktop. I run many different programs on a REMOTE Linux server. I need to use some of ...
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Windows Installer does not permit installation from a Remote

“Windows Installer does not permit installation from a Remote Desktop Connection” When you try to install an MSI through an RDP connection you could get the “Windows Installer does not permit ...
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Android XBMC remote: Java error: FileNotFoundException (command=getSystemInfo)

I want to use my raspberryPI as a HTPC. I installed Raspbmc and tried to connect to it via Official XBMC Remote but I get the error: I/O Exception (java.io.FileNotFoundException) ...
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Reliable cross-platform way of determining hostname from IP address

Within the DHCP table of a router, clients that have sent their network name are listed with IP and MAC addresses. I need a way to get the host names that clients have sent. The router does not store ...
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Extending screen via network connection

I have a notebook running OSX 10.8.2 and another notebook running Windows 8. Both of them are in the same network. Is there a software that, installed on both machines, allows the Mac notebook to use ...
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Linking my Humax Foxsat HDR to my wifi (XP) laptop via ethernet

I want to be able to remote record to my Humax Foxsat HDR and believe that I can do so via a website so if I can get an internet connection to it. Sadly, the SFR box (I'm in France) and the PC are ...
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High Resolution RDP on 30" portrait monitors showing with black line at the top and bottom

Can anyone tell me how to get 30" monitors to work in portrait mode with RDP in high resolution? I'm having an issue whereby I remote desktop into Windows Server 2008 R2 from Windows 7 x64. Our ...
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How to connect to my PC remotely without having to deal with dynamic IP problems?

I am trying to find a program that allows me to connect to my Windows machine at work from my Windows machine at home. Or the other way around. The problem is that my home network has dynamic IP hence ...
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Is there anyway to print to a remote client/printer from a cloud-based virtual CentOS machine?

The scenario is that I will potentially be using a cloud based virtual machine and then accessing the machine from a tablet. I then need to send a command to a wireless interfaced printer that will be ...
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'Share' a VPN across internet- or VPN over VPN?

First of all, apologies if this is poorly worded. Tried to explain as best as I can. Would anyone know if it's possible to 'share' a VPN to a remote user across the internet, on windows, without ...
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Shutdown whole network computers [closed]

Imagine you have network with about 70 computers which work with none-administrator users. What I need is to shutdown whole network or group of computers at once from one computer. I actually found ...
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Remote restart computer using command line

I want to remote restart a computer with the administrator account user and password provided. Can this be done from command line ? like so : shutdown \m pcName \r If not can you please provide a ...
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How to remote into my network using some sort of second isp connection

My network is going down sometimes, and I need to be able to remote into the switches and look at what is going on and troubleshoot (turn off links to switches, etc). The inside of the network stays ...
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Unix script to launch an application on local PC

There is a webpage hosted at unix server serverX .The contents of the web-page are shown below. user1@server1 user2@server2 user3@server3 Now user1@server1 user2@server2 user3@server3 are links.In ...
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Is there a GUI app to monitor remote load or memory use?

I'm administering a set of Linux servers with varying purposes, and occasionally when I run maintenance tasks I'd like to see how each of the servers handles them. For this I need to open several ...
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Why won't Win 8 Remote Desktop Connection connect to a workstation within a Win Server 2008 domain [closed]

We have Win 8 (not Win 8 Pro) laptops that will connect to our Win Server 2008 machine via the domain name (xxx.domain.com), an allowed user name and PW. But we cannot figure out how to get to any of ...
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How to connect to my lan from the outside (e.g. internet)

I want that my router will see me as an inside the LAN host when I access him from an outside IP that is not in the LAN so I can access my printer and storage device that are connected to him. I can ...
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How to setup a Linux machine to remotely use laptop screen as a second display?

I would like to reopen this question, because it is NOT a duplicate of that question. I am using Kubuntu 12.10, or Mint 14 - any of these two will do. Synergy offers similar functionality, but does ...
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Moving files on Remote server but on same hard drive

Basically, I have a Remote Server ( we'll Call it 'Server' ) running windows 7, and all it does is Share out 4 Hard drives to 2 streaming devices and my main computers. when i want to move files on ...
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Remote GVIM with Xming hangs when lost and restored focus

I have a following setup: a Windows 7 laptop with Xming installed and FreeBSD with GVIM in VirtualBox. I set up everything (set DISPLAY env variable, opened ports, allowed Xming to accept connections ...
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How to find the remote ip address? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Command Prompt - Command for external IP ipconfig (Windows) or ifconfig (Unix) only seems to show the IP address for the local area networks. Just wondering if there's ...
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Remote Desktop in Windows XP - How to share desktop with the local user? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Remote desktop connection without locking the remote computer I have Windows XP Professional Edition SP 2 - 32 bit. I have read other threads which show how to bypass ...
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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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Enable remote access for MySQL on OS X

I need enable the remote access for mysql on my Mac (OS X 10.8). I installed MySQL from the .dmg downloaded from the MySQL website (So no MAMP). I works great on localhost, now how do I enable ...
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Any way to mount a TrueCrypt Windows system partition remotely through LogMeIn after a WOL?

I have a Windows computer that I've encrypted the OS of. I would like to be able to connect to this computer after a Wake On LAN through some means (I have DynDNS configured so it doesn't have to be ...
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Ways to remotely reboot a Linux system

I had a remote server running Debian Sarge that experienced some HDD failure and I meant to reboot it hoping that fsck could repair the errors automatically. I eventually drove out there and replaced ...
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How to access firefox history remotely

I want to monitor the Firefox history of a PC from another remotely. Is there any add on or something else which exports and uploads / syncs Firefox history to an FTP server so that I can access 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 ...