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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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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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 access between two Windows machines via USB

Is there a way to connect two Windows machines via USB cable so they can access each other via a remote desktop application (freeware) or even the default Windows RDP client? I can't use a network ...
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how to enable Android apps to browse user mount points in /mnt [migrated]

I want to access and work on my remote documents (such as .docx, .xlsx, etc... and pdfs) from within my apps. For this, I have created a cifs mount point from a network sdcard (NTFS v3.1) to my ...
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Remote Desktop windows server 2012

I've been 8 servers 1- domain controller win server 2012 R2 2-Exchange 2010 3- SCCM 2010 Etc. And I have 3 new Employees and I want to give them Delegate Control to do some small tasks as create ...
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Remote Linux in Windows

I have Windows7 on a work and Debian Jessie at home. I need to start some programs and work in Linux. I heard about SSH-connections I want to be able to work through the internet on my computer. ...
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Access to devices with embedded webpages remotely

I have a half rack of lighting equipment that gets rented out regularly. Some of the kit has simple embedded webpages for configuration and monitoring which is connected to a switch in the rack. I'd ...
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How to boot centos for recovery without monitor or DVD?

I modified the fstab to include the newly created partition, then rebooted. But the system won't boot, and I suspect it is due to incorrect information in fstab. My machine has no monitor, no working ...
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Remote Desktop Connection without lock 1

I am trying to find out the solution for remote desktop connection. If i access the remote PC through RDP connection, it is locking the remote PC. Customer requirement is, if the user connect the ...
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How to run a local bat file on a remote computer

Is it possible to use psexec to run a local bat file on a remote computer (windows 7)? or would I have to first copy it over to the remote location and then run it?
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Connection over the Internet using Android

Can I leave my android device at home or school network range and connect to that android form outside to get access to the network my android connected to?
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How can I read closed txt file on USB drive while it is connected to another device?

I would like to monitor how my heat pump is performing while I am abroad. The heat pump can output temperature logs to a USB drive. The logs are saved as a text file; a new file being created and an ...
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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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How to get clipboard working for shared VMs on VMWare Workstation

You can connect to shared VMs running on VMWare Workstation 8 if you configured your VMWare correctly. Host and client are both Windows 7. One disadvantage of shared VMs is: The clipboard feature ...
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Sleep in unified remote on ubuntu

I downloaded the unified remote app for Android, which has the ability to control your computer from your phone after setting up a server on the computer. I am running Ubuntu 15.04. Most things are ...
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teamviewer and 2 users linux

I have a linux mint machine (host machine) running team viewer for user1. After clicking alt+f2 on host machine I login another user - user2 and leave it active. When I try to use teamviewer from ...
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Reboot frozen remote Mac

I have a remote frozen Mac I need to reboot. I can see it's online through Teamviewer but it's not responding. This is what I have to work with: Admin user+password, Public IP address, It appears ...
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Remote desktop connection black screen on ICS, but ok when on WiFi

Working: One computer is connected to the router by cable (remote desktop host) and the other one through WiFi(client computer). In this configuration all works fine. Not working: Now to get better ...
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getting an external ip address on a LAN pc through proxy

My office computer works on local office LAN and has ip address like 10.12.133.45. i can access the internet through the office proxy(when i got to a site like whatismyip.com it shows the proxy ip) ...
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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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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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Linux CLI Connect Manager?

I am looking for a connection manager for Linux that runs in the CLI. To be clear, by connection manager I mean a program that allows you to create, save, and quickly launch remote connections. ...
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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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Access to Remote App requires login to remote Desktop

I have a remote app (using remote desktop) which I am happy for users to log into. But at the moment, when the user clicks on the link/icon on the web page to activate the app: • The Remote App ...
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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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Why NetBeans ( php - remote project ) change permission of files to 0600?

I'm using NetBeans for editing some php files ( in a php project ) at remote server. all go normal, but when saving the edited file using NetBeans, the file's permissions are set to 0600 by default, ...
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Backup remote Linux from Windows. Recognize symbolic links

I'm trying to backup a Linux Server from a Windows 7 Laptop. The Problem I'm facing is that backup solutions for Windows do not recognize Linux symbolic links. The backup clients just follow the ...
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Remote desktop access without client installation or download

Is there any solution where user can visit web page for tech support, and tech admin can access his pc to solve problem or perform maintenance. This should be done without any software installation or ...
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Remotely Authorize a local user login?

So, is there any way to authorize a local user login remotely? Assuming the computer is connected to the Internet, is there any way to set up something that will ask for my authorization in order for ...
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Pulse-Audio Desktop stream to headless ALSA Soundrenderer

I recently have come to the following configuration (had to change my setup): Desktop: Ubuntu 14 Pulse Audio having soundcard(s) but without any speakers (except headphones) DLNA Sound Renderer ...
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Is there an opposite to Wake On LAN?

Would there be an easy way to remotely shut down a computer, like the opposite of Wake On LAN? I can easily use a program, such as an iOS App, where I just press a button and it starts up. Could I do ...
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Cannot log in to RDP

I have 2 IPs on my Windows Server 2012. 1st is local the 2nd is real public. Whenever I try to login using RDP from a windows 8 from inside the network of the local IP, I can easily log in. However, ...
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Remote performance monitoring Windows 8.1 machines

I want to be able to monitor the performance of some remote machines from my local machine. Here is my setup so far: local machine: Windows 8.1 Professional 64-bit; remote machines: Windows 8.1 ...
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Send files between two online servers?

Is there a tool which I can user to send files between two remote servers? For example, I have hosting at hostgator and I create a directory there. Then I use that tool to send files from some other ...
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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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Remote desktop sessions getting terminated all the time

I recently got a new computer with Windows 10. I set it up on my TV but I often remote into it from my desktop which runs Windows 8.1. For some reason I cannot keep a session connected. I can connect ...
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SSH: execute sudo command

I have an interactive shell script, that at one place needs to ssh to another machine (Ubuntu based) and execute something as root (the user should enter his password, but the remote command should ...
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How do I lock a windows 7 pc from linux?

I have a raspberry pi box that I can SSH into, and sometimes I want to remotely lock pcs on my local network Note: Do not mark this as duplicate, all ones require SSH on the remote and sometimes when ...
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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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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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VNC session with locked screen

Is there a way to run a VNC session while the screen is "locked" on windows? I want to start a VNC server on a windows box, lock the screen (so that no one locally can access it), and then later ...
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When using RDC to access From my virtual Box to my physical computer (same place)

I have been trying to RDC from my virtual box (windows 7) to my physical windows 7 so I can transfer some files, since the copy and paste don't work in Virtual Box, but it tries to log in it shows a ...
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How to start the Remote Access service if get error 1068?

When trying to start the Remote Access Connection Manager service, I always get an error message saying: Error 1068: The dependency service or group failed to start. I configured and included ...
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Mount Remote Share without fuse / alternatives for SSHFS

I am running Ubuntu on a Virtual Server (1and1). The host does not provide the Kernel mod Fuse, which is the reason I cannot use SSHFS to Mount the remote directory locally. Does anyone know how to ...
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how to only copy files that will fit

I'm heading on a big trip tomorrow and want to copy some movies from a local drive to a usb stick. The stick is 128GB and the drive has 183GB of movies. I don't care which movies are copied and ...
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webbased or hosted remote access software

I'm looking for webbased or hosted remote access software (like Teamviewer) for our helpdesk staff with no client installation necessary. Most of our customers use a bussiness network where no ...
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How to extend a logical volume using Powershell

On Windows XP SP3, how can I extend a volume using Powershell on a remote computer? I prefer WMI over Powershell remoting.
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How can I boost clipboard sync over RDP on my local network?

I have two computers on the same network, one of them has two monitors. On the one with two monitors I like to have RDP open on one monitor that is always connected to the other computer. Everything ...
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How to automatically reconnect/reboot remote computer when internet disconnects

Normally I work connected to my computer in the office (Windows 7) via Team Viewer. Sometimes the internet connection fails and the connection is lost, so I have to hit the streets and go to my office ...
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Remote PW change for OSX

I am trying to script a password change to push out to all of our Macs from Altiris. I can get the password to change locally from terminal: sudo dscl . -passwd /Users/username newpassword But I ...