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 management of parents' computers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Free remote desktop app good for working with someone computer illiterate? I am looking for something that I can install on my parents' and grandparents' laptops to help ...
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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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How can I turn on a PC remotely?

I am using Team Viewer to control my PCs remotely. It lets me restart my PC, and this is a good feature. Is it possible however to remotely turn a PC on which is already off (as in powered down)? ...
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Windows Alternative to Rsync? [closed]

I'm trying to setup a file sync between the file server at my house and the one at my brother's so that we each have offsite backups of important data. Both systems are running Windows (XP on one, 7 ...
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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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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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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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Where TeamViewer keeps the ID?

I'm using TeamViewer 9. I need to find where it holds ID and get it. I tried to find it in the regedit but i didn't find it. What can you advise me? I need to find id and send it to my gate.php or i ...
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How to mount remote SSHFS via intermediate machine? Tunneling?

I would like to mount a remote file system (A) using SSHFS, but sometimes I have IP address, access from which is not allowed. So my plan is to access it via another machine (B) in that network. Do I ...
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How can I set my computer up for remote SSH access?

I have a Linux machine that I can access by SSH from my laptop when I am inside my house, but when I am using another Internet connection, I can't connect. What do I need to do? I have Verizon DSL ...
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Remote start up a machine that is in the shut down state? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Remotely turning on or rebooting a frozen computer May I know how can one remote start up a machine that is in a shut down state?
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Why does net rpc shutdown fail with the right credentials?

The command $ net rpc SHUTDOWN -f -I xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx -U uname%psswd Fails with the following errors: Could not connect to server xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx The username or password was not correct. ...
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Running computer from separate room

I want my computer to be in the basement, but to use it on the first floor. Which cables should I run through the floor? Can some be wireless or other methods? Here are some of the options I've ...
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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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Listen to a microphone remotely

Is there a way to listen remotely to a microphone located on a another computer? I don't want to do a remote desktop connection with sound support, nor to connect to a webcam using some client (Java, ...
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Access Windows box from Linux

how can I access Windows box from Linux both GUI, or non GUI? opposite of something like VNC or SSH.
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How to run a program on a remote pc via command line?

How can I run a program on a remote Windows PC in our network without the need of killing an existing remote-desktop-connection? I only need a command line for running the program and getting its ...
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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 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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Save me from gibberish terminal

While logged in to a remote ssh session, sometimes I do cat to the wrong file (a binary or a diretory) and the display converts to gibberish. The only way out is to close the terminal and open a new ...
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What are the different ways of remotely turning on a computer?

What are the different ways of remotely turning on a computer and which one is the best?
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Enabling RDP, or installing a VNC server, on Windows 7 from the command line

I've got a remote Win7 box that I can SSH into (via Cygwin). I apparently forgot to turn RDP on before leaving it. I've got wget accessible, but obviously no way of getting to a GUI. Is there a way ...
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how to remotely open an URL in Firefox in a specific profile?

I have several instances of Firefox with several different profiles running. Among them profiles with the names "software" and "test". I am trying to open an URL from a bash script to have it open in ...
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Outlook desktop alerts don't work while in a full screen RDP window

I have a user running Windows 7 64-bit who's started to use Remote Desktop a lot to remote into our servers. The user is quite important, but he isn't getting his desktop notifications while remoted ...
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Is there a Windows command line tool to copy files to remote computers?

I'm looking for a way to copy files over to/from remote Windows hosts, and need to provide domain user credentials as part of the process, similar to the way psexec does. I know I can use net use to ...
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“Remote” registry editing - Windows 7

Are there any registry editors available that can edit a registry, given specific files (ntuser.dat, etc.)? Let´s say I have an old system-drive, we can call that "A"; If I were to plug A into my ...
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Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection - Keyboard Locale

I use Microsoft Remote Desktop connection (mstsc) to connect to work computer from home computer. They both have different keyboard layouts, One at office computer is European key board with keys ...
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Is it possible to setup remote play for PC games

Specifically, is it possible for a desktop with a decent graphics card (say suitable for Eve Online combat at laptop resolution), to provide remote play to a laptop on wifi or 4G? I took a run at ...
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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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Running an executable in virtual machine through base machine

I want to launch an executable in my virtual machine(Windows Server 2003 OS and is installed using VMWARE Workstation) from my base machine I tried the following command "C:\Program ...
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One server with multiple desktops “heads” with VNC

I am managing a system of kiosks. Each kiosk currently is running a web browser with the application for the kiosk running in the browser. Each kiosk needs to be able to display separate content. ...
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Block all network traffic from/to laptop except explicit apps/protocols/targets?

Usually I connect my WinXP laptop via WiFi to my home LAN, but sometimes I have to use tethering with cellular phone where traffic prices are very high ($1 = 2 MB traffic counted in both directions). ...
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“Unable to decrypt password” popup in Remote Desktop Connection Manager

I am using Remote Desktop Connection Manager 2.2 and every time I click on properties on a VM of mine, I get a popup window: unable to decrypt password How can I make this popup go away?
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Recommended Connection Speed for Remote Desktop

I will be working remotely from India during my vacation there and am looking to get an internet setup there that will allow me to work from India when needed. However the internet connection speed in ...
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Close VIM session over ssh

I work remotely some days and I left vim open with some unsaved changes at the office. Now I'd like to save and close those sessions so I can work on those files at home. I am logged into that machine ...
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Can I make scp ask before overwriting an existing file?

Is there a possibility (man scp didn't reveal any) to make scp interactive like cp -i? That is, scp asks, if the target exists, if it may overwrite it? If yes, does it work locally and remote? If ...
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Can I find the session ID for a user logged on to another machine?

I want to open an application on another computer on the same network via the command line. The scenario here is that the user is in a room surrounded by about 20 computers and wants to be able to ...
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Is it possible to open a remote terminal session on a Windows XP machine?

Remote desktop is... useable, but I'd like to get a proper remote terminal window open on the Windows XP machine, like I'm able to with Linux. A quick Google points at this, but it looks like it's ...
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/usr/bin/reset disables backspace

Following this question, running /usr/bin/reset destroys my backspace functionality. What can I do? After pressing backspace I get ^?
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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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Can I use an iPad as the display for a Mac Mini?

Is it possible to use an iPad as the monitor for a Mac Mini? Input would be from the Mac Mini's keyboard and mouse.
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Transfer sound to remote computer

I have been looking for a while, for solution to a certain problem, with limited success. What I wanted to do is to transfer sound TO remote computer, not from remote computer. I'm looking for a ...
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Controlling my Computer via Remote Controller

Is it possible to control my Computer using a Remote Control device (something similar to our TV Remotes) ? So that I don't have to get up from my sofa or bed to turn of my computer or switch it on or ...
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Can I remotely un-install an installed graphics driver on Windows 2008 Server?

I had to install a new graphics driver that turns out its not to working properly. My remote login now states: "A device attached to the system is not functioning.". Can I login anyway to un-install ...
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Filesystem which heals itself, supports removable media and incremental backups

I'm looking for a filesystem that heals itself like ZFS, which allows to add and remove new (remote) devices at runtime (for example to add a partition of a disk on a new computer in the network: that ...
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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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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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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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Executing local script/command on remote server

I have a command that I want to run on machine B from machine A. If I run the command on machine B locally, it works fine. Here is the command: for n in `find /data1/ -name 'ini*.ext'` ; do echo ...
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Remotely running batches on a Windows PC

I want to remotely control my home desktop PC (running Windows 7 Professional), mainly to perform the following tasks: Downloading email attachments, and sending emails with attachments Running ...