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Which app to access my Windows machine from Mac machine?

I need remotely access my Windows machine from Mac machine while I am somewhere else, mostly for chats and emails. What web / desktop app / web app can I use? I tried a few apps, but most of them are ...
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Is there a SPICE client Java library similar to how there is one for VNC?

There is a VNC client library called Vernacular VNC written in Java for getting the graphics output and of course doing everything else a VNC client would need to do. I was wondering if there is the ...
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Can websites be opened without cursor detection by using cloud services or remote access tools?

Is there a way to open a website and move the cursor to another screen or browser on my laptop without the website detecting it? Typically, this can be achieved by using remote access tools to connect ...
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any rustdesk alternative can p2p focused where can we remote over internet when the other pc is in the ready to pair mode and we know its public ip

would like to have some control on my home pc when I am traveling. So we can set up the home pc in in ready to pair mode after reboot. Any tool that opensource/selfhostable like what rustdesk ...
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Opensource alternative to Anydesk

I'm looking for an opensource remote desktop software like AnyDesk. Here the most relevant features I need: local and remote machines run Ubuntu built-in way to create a VPN tunnel reliable handling ...
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Alternatives to two RDP sessions to the same box by different users or RDP + 3rd party remote support software at the same time?

Both Windows Server Essential and Standard allows / allowed to have 2 simultaneous sessions. Now that Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials EOL is this October, and Windows Server 2019 Essentials EOL is ...
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VDI setup from any OS (e.g. Windows) to Linux machines

The goal is to setup a set of remote VMs on a hypervisor to act as developer machines which can be accessed from any client (windows/linux). A similar setup can be seen via citrix The ideal scenario ...
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Which Windows remote desktop software can mount remote drive as local drive?

Almost every remote desktop software has a file transfer mode where one can send/receive files between local and remote machine in their GUI, but I wonder which software can simply mount a remote ...
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Remote to support users over the internet

I am new to VNC/remote assistance. I would like to check if there is any free/suggested software that allow remote assistance/ full control to clients' computer. Requirements are as the following: ...
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Completely Web based bastion/jump host for SSH/HTTPs

I've been trying a lot of various web based remote access services and I have not found one that meets my needs. I have tried the following software and each kinda meets parts of my needs, but I would ...
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Remote access softwares for android mobiles

Is there software for unattended remote screen sharing on android? On laptops, there is software like jumpdesktop and teamviewer that can be installed on local and remote system for unattended access. ...
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Which software can help me execute commands on a remote Windows machine without opening the command prompt on the remote machine?

The title says everything. I am looking for a TeamViewer like software which allows me to run commands on the remote machine without needing to start command prompt on the remote machine. I am not ...
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is there a remote software with one time link for my clients?

I am looking for a type of software for a specfiic use case. Is there a software that can email my clients a link or a one time code to remote in to my setup workstation/computer? The simpler this ...
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Bringing RDP based connection to an Angular Component with full support on intractability on WebApp side

I have been continuously looking out for a solution or similar-way approached problem but in vain. SO also had similar questions but even they are yet not answered correctly (please bear with me as ...
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Software for remote access with on-screen auto-translation

I often have to connect remotely to foreign clients and sometimes language problems arise. Yes, you can use Google Translator, but it takes time to copy the text and translate it, and there isn't much ...
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Which remote control software has a multi-desktop feature (I am not sure whether it is the correct name)?

Which remote control software has a multi-desktop feature (I am not sure whether it is the correct name)? When I remote control my office PC from my home PC, no other person can work in my office PC ...
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VPN software to easily manage connections

I'm looking for a service that can manage multiple VPN connections. I'm a developer and my goal is to connect to a specific VPN whenever I need to code and debug on a specific target. Looking on the ...
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Method or application for updating files and/or applications on many remote computers?

I have several Windows 10 and Windows 7 machines that are operating remotely. Sometimes, certain files or executables need to be updated. This would involve the following. Close running program. ...
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Free remote control software for Windows support

I am looking for a solution to allow me to remotely solve issues or offer help on my parents' computers overseas. Requirements: Controlling the remote computer without logging out the local user. ...
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Web-based open source screen sharing (voice, chat, control, file transfer)?

I'm looking for an open source screen sharing that is web-based, are there any good options that I can look into? Thank you!
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Android app that remotely takes photos

I am looking to send a request to my phone's IP over the LAN using curl and get back an image from the camera. At the moment, I am doing this with IP Webcam, but I don't need the video stream – just ...
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Looking for an app to control a tablet or smart device from a PC

Everything I find when I search for this topic is how to control a PC from a tablet/smart device, but I'm looking to control my tablet/phone from a PC. I've used TeamViewer in the past, but it is ...
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I need to accesss my Desktop computer over local LAN via tablet or laptop, what software can do this effeciently?

I need to access my desktop via local LAN using a windows tablet or laptop, what software do you recommend? Desktop has Windows Home. Main usage is: accessing large PDFs / possible gaming.
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need W10 install-free screen sharing

I want to share my desktop and collaborate with someone outside my org. Normally I would install teamviewer or anydesk, but that won't work. My W10 computer is locked down by the infrastructure ...
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Remotely directing actors and recording sound

I am directing actors to produce an audio show, on which I later add video. In a time of pandemic, I prefer to direct and record remotely. I know that some podcast producers (such as Radio Ambulante ...
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What VNC client for Mac and/or Windows can I use to connect to “Screen Sharing” on Fedora and Ubuntu (desktop OSes)?

The only app I've found that works is Remmina, but of course that only runs on Linux. Apparently the issue is with encryption, which I don't even need because all traffic is staying on my LAN (behind ...
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Free alternative to Teamviewer with commercial use allowed

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, I'm looking for a desktop solution so that employees can access their work PC from home via a laptop. Team-viewer is the obvious choice for most people, but I don't want ...
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Software for switching between Mac laptop and Windows workstation using multi-monitor setup

(x-post from stackexchange/superuser) Here is my current setup at home: For now, I am able to connect remotely to my work computer at the office, both via my Mac work laptop and my Windows desktop. ...
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Looking for recommendation for Software Deployment Tool

I have a piece of software which is built in c#.Net and uses MS Sql Server as a database back end. It is currently installed on around 100 Windows Pc's and growing. I am looking to see if anyone had ...
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Read logs from the remote server

I have a Spring Boot server which generates Logback logs. Now I need to read these logs on the remote server from the local machine(e.g. my PC). But the main problem is that I will not have a ...
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VPN client on Windows 10 to connect to multiple server at the same time

I would like to connect to multiple server at the same time to monitor multiple server (>3) without disconnect/connect. For the moment, I'm using Sophos SSL VPN Client with 3 different configurations....
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Creating a file server so I can access it from anywhere

I'm a filmmaker/video editor and I'm often in the situation where I'm on location and I have my laptop and I want to edit on the go, but all my files are at home. I'm wanting to create a file server ...
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Online Meetings

We have a board meeting that goes on every Friday of the week. The online meeting room is booked for that but we want to run another meeting at the same time when the board meeting is running but we ...
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Looking for software to remote manage family computers

I help a couple of family members out with computer issues when they have them. This happens a few times a year, but not frequently. I was using Team Viewer, but that software has gotten stupid, and ...
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ios remote access

Is there a way to access my iOS device through some type of virtual machine or graphical user interface in a similar way that I could access my servers? My device is currently jailbroken. I don't know ...
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Remote monitor of log files

I looking for software to monitor multiple linux remote servers log files. How I do it now? Just open ssh client and tail the file what I want but you had to open terminal for every server and every ...
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Best cheap remote software to login to work with clients

I wanted recommendation please on software I can use to assist clients remotely, this could involve excel, access or other system issues. Could you please let me know the best way to go about this ...
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USB Over Network for Windows/Linux

I need to plug my USB device in my Windows machine and have it read/accessed by the client which is a Linux machine without the client knowing it is not local. I have found the USB/IP Project which ...
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Music Player with Web Remote

I recently found the plugin for Rhythmbox (the standard music player shipped with Ubuntu) which lets you control the playback from any other device in the network via a web interface. Unfortunately ...
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Remotely access Linux desktop from the Android tablet with minimal lag

I have an Android tablet with a keyboard and a mouse attached to it, and I want to use the tablet as a thin client for my Linux workstation. Previously, I've used a netbook with X2Go for this purpose ...
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Python IDE to work on remote servers

For my work, I need to write and test some python code on several remote linux servers. I am looking for a user-friendly IDE on my local windows computer that can: "load" remote filesystems over ssh, ...
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Looking for a great Remote Desktop recommendation

I'm looking for a reliable alternative to TeamViewer. I don't need it to be open-source or free, I just need the following features: (This is a long extensive list that I have in mind, please feel ...
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Remote Desktop Software [Windows<->Linux]

I'm looking for remote desktop to be able to connect (primarily) from Linux PC (Debian, regular X and no display manager such as gnome/xfce etc) to Windows 7. I can't use Teamviewer (version 13/14 - ...
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On-premise Mobile Device Management solution for Android

I'm looking for a Mobile Device Management solution that can be deployed on my own servers. Cloud-based solutions are strictly NOT required. Please enlist such solutions which can cater at-least ...
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Eclipse: Work in a team on a remote server

I am working on a big Java-Project. We are a team of currently 4 developers/designers. We all use Eclipse Now we want to work server based (on an Ubuntu 18.04 Server). Is it possible to have a local ...
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Privacy-focused remote desktop tool/service

Could somebody advise any safe remote desktop service? By privacy-oriented, I mean: Open source Encrypted Sends to third-party servers only the minimum amount of information required to establish a ...
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App to remotely access Android from other Android device without having to press "allow" each time

This is similar to the question "Full remote access to Android device". I also am looking for an app to control (or possibly just view) my Android device remotely. I need to view live the display of ...
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Portable, open source windows SSH client that bundles a terminal, coreutils and an X11 server

The title pretty much sums it up. I am a PhD student working on computational modelling. I have a very powerful linux workstation at my desk. However, I sometimes work from the university library in ...
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Free remote desktop from laptop with proxy or tablet without admin access

I have a desktop computer at home which I want to control from my workplace sometimes. In my work I have a laptop that has admin access but has a company proxy, and I have a tablet that doesn't have ...
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TeamViewer Replacement

Fed up with TeamViewer, need replacement to support elderly Aunt and Uncle in distant city, I am retired and do not charge anybody, yet they are claiming I am a commercial business. I would pay but ...
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