Questions tagged [remote]

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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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 gets ...
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Remote sudo edit in Vim

How can I edit a remote file with sudo? I have ssh/scp access to remote server, and passwordless sudo on it. I want to edit /etc/some/file as remote root, so I ran: $ Vi scp://server/etc/some/...
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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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Can't connect to qbittorrent (or other client) Web UI, except through localhost

I'm trying to use qBittorrent's (I've also tried other torrent clients') remote Web UI, but can't seem to get it to work. I can connect just fine using http://localhost:PORT, but can't connect using ...
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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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Allow USB device access from SSH session

I am trying to set up a RaspberryPI 3 connected to a Canon EOS 350D (Rebel TX for American friends) for a timelapse using gphoto2. Everything works perfectly locally (monitor and keyboard connected to ...
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remote Desktop connection from Mac to Ubuntu

I'm trying to use my MacBook to Remote Desktop connect to my ubuntu server. I am able to ssh, but I can't seem to figure out how to Remote Desktop connect. Any suggestions? Also my ubuntu workstation ...
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Building code on Remote

I have a Linux (Mint) PC with a Nvidia GPU, which i want to make into a CUDA build server. I want to write my CUDA code on a different (if possible Windows) machine and build it on the server. So to ...
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Rsync, how can I delete remote duplicates?

I'm trying to delete remote duplicate files without transferring the non-existing files, and without updating the existing files. If I specify both --existing and --ignore-existing (along with -av --...
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Using NFS home directories when offline

I have a server which has a NFS4 server running and exports the home directories for all my users. This setup work great when the user have direct access via LAN or WLAN to the server. But if a laptop ...
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netbeans editor, stop the prompt to disable remote synchronization

Sometimes when I am working with remote sources on netbeans, if the connection fails, netbeans will open up a little window with a prompt that says something like "Remote synchronization failed, do ...
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VirtualBox OSE: Install Guest OS On Headless Host Via VNC?

I've remotely installed VirtualBox OSE on my Gentoo box at home. I have everything set up and ready for the OS. However all the documentation I've read seems to say that you can only use the PUEL ...
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VSCode remote Python virtual environment

Here is how the thing doesn't work: The project source code is located on a remote machine. The Python virtual environment is installed in the project's root directory (using venv). I sshfs the ...
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Wanting Chrome Remote Desktop to stay connected when program closed

I have been using Chrome Remote Desktop for a few years, everything worked fine, then suddenly it only works when the program is opened on the host computer meaning this window is open: This never ...
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How do I solve invalid credentials or usernames when connecting to Remote Desktop on Windows 10?

It works on my local account but not when I connect my Microsoft Windows Account. Remote Desktop Settings: Port 3389 is open: Tried both my Local IP as well as my public IP for the PC Name. ...
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Easiest way to remote into a Windows 7 laptop with no video capabilities?

My dear beloved laptop of 4 years's GPU is dead. It can no longer display video, even through VGA or HDMI. It can still log into Windows, and I am able to blindly use cmd.exe, Windows Explorer, and ...
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Change resolution without being able to see desktop

I am traveling. I use Splashtop to connect to my home PC. I changed the resolution and now my screen looks like an old NES game with a dusty cartridge or a scrambled cable channel. I can run ...
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Can't shutdown Windows 8 from Linux

I'm having trouble setting up a shutdown over LAN from a raspberry pi to a windows 8.1 PC. I get all sort of different errors. I'm logged with the Administrator account and I've set up a password (on ...
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Is pesexec only useful with administrative credentials?

I am an apprentice penetration tester, and I am trying to read as many tutorials and practice as much as I can. Something I continually see reference to is using psexec to execute commands remotely. ...
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scp files between hosts through intermediate

I have access to 3 machines, A, B, and C. The only possible (ssh) connections are: A -> B A -> C I need to get files from B to C, I can only scp the files from A to B (on A: scp remote local), and ...
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Redirecting xdg-open to another system?

I frequently ssh into a linux system offsite and love to use tools like 'hub' and others that offer commandline tools that open X-apps (most commonly web-browsers). However, it always fails because ...
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Backup or Sync Hard Drive to Remote Server, Deploy Backup to Hard Drive

All of our office computers are running Win 7 at the moment. We want to create a disk image nightly and send it to a server we house in one of our other offices. We have explored syncing the hard ...
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Windows 7 use remote PC as speakers?

Is it possible to "export" all sounds from one PC to another so it would act as a remote speaker? I have a media PC connected to my TV and surround system. I'd like to be able to play games, watch ...
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How can I connect to sql server from a different domain/network

I installed SQL Server 2008 R2 on 6 machines. They are to be placed in 2 offices, 3 in each. I created a database instance and I used VB6 and was able to link both perfectly. I was also able to ...
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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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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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Remote Access (via thin client, etc.) with sound?

I'd like to be able to have folks on Macs and with iOS devices access our Windows programs. I've seen a variety of services that web-enable a Windows app. The latest I've seen is Graphon. I'm ...
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Redirecting serial port keeping ability to send signals

I have the following scenario: a laptop running Windows XP, connected to a meter through its serial port. I need to read/write to this serial port from a remote computer (running windows 7). I also ...
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Get Apple Remote (Unibody) working on Linux?

Has anyone managed to get a newer Apple Remote (Unibody, aluminium design) working on Linux? What IR Receiver are people using? I had no luck with the ones I tried...
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Setting up a reverse connection for remote code development with Eclipse

I am using Nvidia Nsight 10.2 which, under the hood, ships Eclipse Platform version 4.4.0. I would like to develop CUDA code remotely on a target following the broad lines of https://forums.developer....
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Remote Win 10 clients not communicating with ubuntu LAMP server

Thank you in advance for assisting me. I have three nodes on a NW. Node 1 is a LAMP server on Virtual Box (VB) and node 2 the computer hosting VB. These two nodes form a LAN connected via my ISPs ...
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WinRM keeps giving me firewall error message

I'm trying to enable the remote management on my Windows 10 machine but when I run the command: winrm quickconfig It keeps giving me a firewall error and, although I already did it, it keeps ...
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simple way to remotely trigger my pc

I have a python script which updates data on my google sheets which I access through my phone alot. I'm trying to enable me to trigger that script remotely, even if I'm not at home (outside LAN). ...
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How do i retrieve the version of an executable file using Winexe and WMIC on a remote window's machine from a linux machine?

I am currently trying to retrieve the file version of an executable file on a remote host windows machine. I am doing this on a linux machine. The command I've tried is the following: winexe -U ...
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Remote wiping a managed computer

I'm an MSP with a client across the country who is selling one of their branches. The computers they have (some Windows 7 and some Windows 10) are also being acquired. The computers are on a domain ...
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Developing with Visual Studio Code in a remote container

I am trying to setup a development environment based on Visual Studio Code. The goal is to write and debug Python code that executes in a remote Docker container. This is what I did: I installed ...
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How to switch between two disks “quite fast” without exposing them to eachother?

Let's say that I'm working remotely on my private PC in my Home (PC is standing next to me) I'd want to have One disk for my private things Second one for job, only. When I'm working - I'm using ...
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MS RDP - XRDP - VNC Resolution change

I am using a RaspberryPI 3 with Ubuntu 18.04 x64 with a 64bit fork of the raspbian kernel. No monitor is connected to the Raspberry. I installed the xfce desktop environment to run some graphical ...
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tasklist.exe gives incorrect errors

Running tasklist.exe to check the running processes on a remote system. I sometimes get spurious errors (listed below). Command: tasklist.exe /nh /s \\RemotePcName /fi "memusage gt 200000" ERROR: ...
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Can't access server with username that has spaces

I amn trying to test out how PsExec work. However, even when I'm trying to simply send a 'echo Hello', with the correct password and everything, it says that couldn't access the other computer. Here'...
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open SQL Server Management Studio from another machine

I have SQL Management studio installed on my VM and I use VDI to access VM. the only reason i login into VM to access the SSMS. Is there is any way i can open the SSMS from VDI without login in to VM? ...
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ESXI 6.5 copy paste - remote guest

I am connected to my remote ESXI server via Workstation 14. From this remote connection I have a console window open for VM test. The issue is I cannot copy and paste from my local system(Windows 10) ...
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what to do when vs-code remote C++ debugging asks to set gnutarget format-name

I am on to debugging remote C++ program running on raspberry pi on ubuntu. I have followed https://medium.com/@spe_/debugging-c-c-programs-remotely-using-visual-studio-code-and-gdbserver-559d3434fb78. ...
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Can a remote location on a server be the default download directory?

Motivated from this question, I have a question in general : Can a remote location on a server be the default download directory ? If that's possible how one should proceed in order to achieve that ?...
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Opening a PDF with online verification on Linux. Unlock PDF given email/password pair

I have an email/password login pair for a PDF file which needs to validate these creds against a remote server. This is a normal feature of Adobe Acrobat which simply asks for creds, queries the ...
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Windows 10 PPTP Client Does Not Work

I am running Windows 10 Home and attempting to use the built-in PPTP client to access a remote VPN server. As a test, I attempted the same using Linux Mint's built-in VPN client, and everything works ...
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Install Imdisk remotely

I try to automate ImDisk remote installation. I started with local experiments. At first to avoid kerberos double hop problem I copy imdiskinst.exe from UNC share to local folder C:\temp\. Then I run ...
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remote reimage with custom windows 7 image

I have a custom image of Windows 7 on a PC that I want to reimage remotely over an owned network, no VPN. I would like to avoid the shipping cost of sending a USB stick or HDD out to have someone on ...
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Remote Desktop Connection Fails on Some Computers

Issue Can't connect through RDC on most of our network PCs. The issue is recent, it used to work just fine on all PCs. OS: Windows 7 32/64bit I can't make remote on most of them, but it's working ...
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Interacting with a site that requires a USB device attached to a computer

I've got a finger print reader which has been registered to my desktop. I can use it to fill applications on an online website which requires the fingerprint of the customer. The problem though is ...

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