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 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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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 ...
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Remotely executing a command in a new persistent session on Windows Pro 7

I would like to execute, in an automated way, a command on a remote Windows 7 machine. Ideally I do not want to stay connected, but create a persistent session which I can later manually log back into ...
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How can I remotely restart a Windows XP machine?

I would like to restart a remote XP machine by executing a script on my Windows machine. Any help would be appreciated.
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How to check how many remote ssh logins in my macosx

I allow remote ssh login to my Mac. However I only can see my local login when running command who. I'm sure a remote session has login my Mac via ssh. localhost% who kane console Jul 10 22:21 ...
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Does a Windows 7 system volume encryption tool exist that allows remote unlocking via ssh during boot phase?

Does a tool/method exist which allows encrypting a Windows 7 system volume while providing the possibility to remotely unlock it via ssh during the boot phase? Is it even possible with Windows 7 (I ...
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Logging into a hidden user account remotely on Windows 7

There are a lot of tutorials/articles to create a user account in Windows. In fact, they are just hiding the particular user name from the logon screen. But I want to create an user account that ...
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How to remotely connect to VMware linux machine hosted on Windows 7

I would like to remotely connect to a linux (Fedora) vmware machine hosted on a Windows7 desktop machine. My understanding is that this should work.
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Forcing Remote machine to serve RDP (or similar) session

Due to a Dell/Nvidia design flaw in the Dell Inspiron 1420 series, my laptop no longer shows a display. I am looking for a solution to view it remotely. I have used it via RDP in the past (not for a ...
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Compatible USB RF receiver for Boxee remote to use on PC / Mac?

I have a spare Boxee remote, and wanted to use on PC / Mac but require a compatible USB RF receiver, does anyone know of any compatible ones? (It would save me from having to purchase another complete ...
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Seamless mode for remote desktop software

Are there any remote desktop applications that make it possible to view [each window from one desktop] separately in another desktop (like "seamless mode" in Virtualbox?) I want to view each ...