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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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 ...
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Remote Subversion URL Completion in Bash

Has anybody added Bash completion support for remote urls in svn commands? It could typically be implemented through parsing of calls to svn ls.
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A VNC solution that supports multiple screens

I am using Windows with two screens, and I have to connect to another linux box to work. I am looking for a solution in which I can: display my Linux desktop in both of my screens. I can drag ...
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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 ...
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Gnu screen with local scrollback buffer?

I'm using a remote server over a very slow and unreliable network connection. So, I want to use gnu screen in order not to lose what I'm doing whenever I get disconnected. But I want a local ...
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How do I disable RealVNC side scrolling?

I've got a screensize mismatch going on between my server/client sides that results in my "full screen" view actually only showing about 75% the width of the server side (and more than 100% height). ...
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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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Where can I get a good WMP or WMC remote for my phone? [closed]

I've seen a few options, but ideally it would be able to load the library and display song, video, and picture information while allowing controls for play, pause, volume, next, etc... Please no ...
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Uploading many large files to a remote server

I am in the process of creating an offsite backup, and need to do a initial load of data. Currently, that's about 400Gb, give or take 10Gb or so... The backup system is producing files which are about ...
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copying from VIM in a screen in putty under windows

Anyway i can get text from Vim in the windows clipboard? my sessions are usually via PuTTY, and almost always in a gnu screen if using :set mouse=v i can highlight some lines and they appear in ...
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How can I use a remote machine for swap space?

I have two Linux boxes, one of which doesn't have much RAM or disk space. How would I go about setting up a swap file on the second machine for the first to use?
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Remote Linux system via Windows 7

I have a dual boot with Windows 7 and Fedora. Though I can log into both without any problems, I am trying to log in to the Linux account via the Windows account. Is that possible? Or, is it possible ...
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Read-only vnc connection to an existing X11 session

I need to allow people to view (but not affect) my X11 session remotely. tightvncserver has a read-only password, but doesn't work with existing sessions. x11vnc works with existing sessions, but ...
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How can I run several parallel shell jobs and monitor all of them at once?

I have a large number of large files (hundreds of files, hundreds of MB each) which I need to pipe through a number of programs to filter and convert them. I'm taking advantage of multiple CPU cores ...
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How can I remote control mac from a linux machine?

I have a Mac Mini without a display and I'd like to remote control it, including desktop sharing, from a Linux machine. My goal is to use XCode on the Mac Mini for iOS development. What are my ...
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OSX best performance remote desktop?

I am new to osx. I began using OSX Mountain Lion few days ago and now finding out best performance remote desktop solution. I only have bandwidth around 1.5 MBytes per second. I tried two solutions ...
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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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Is it possible to RDP into Windows Server 2008 on a machine without any video card or integrated graphics?

Basically, I plan to install Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 on a machine by plugging in the video card initially and then I plan to remove it completely because I need the slot for something else. The ...
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Android: accessing Linux PC? [closed]

I'm looking for a way to access my home box PC drive (Linux-based) on Android. What can I use for that? ATM I've found only FTP and SSHFS, both are slow and have issues (couldn't even install SSHFS on ...
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When can authorized key user feature fail?

I recently generated a key value pair on my university remote server to create .ssh directory and then I copy pasted contents of my .pub file in .ssh directory on my laptop into the authorized_keys ...
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Automated Remote SQL Backup

I'm looking for a program that can be scheduled(weekly) to back up a SQL database on a server and download it to my local machine, does anyone have any suggestions? Thanks EDIT: i should have ...
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Is there a way to remotely reboot a Windows CE device?

I know how to restart it locally but it would be very useful to find a way to do a remote reboot on Windows CE. How would i do this?
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Remote Execution working on local PC

i'm working on a project where i need to do some stuff with remote computers. My problem is that i need to execute some program on a remote machine, but working on my computer. To be more specific, i ...