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ChromeOS RDP Application Supporting Gatekeeper with CA

I'm trying to utilise my Chromebook more for work purposes, and thus reduce the requirement to use 3 laptops for work, and 1 for home. The laptop I use is a Lenovo ChromeOS based laptop. I want an ...
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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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Open source program that can run Windows processes remotely (from a linux machine)?

Is there a Linux program that can run processes that exist on a remote Windows machine? E.g. I have several .dtsx files on a Windows Server 2012 machine that are executed via Windows Task Scheduler, ...
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Looking for a cross-platform (Mac server & Windows client) remote desktop LAN software that honors remapped Ctrl and Cmd keys on Mac

I'm a Windows user but sometimes I have to switch to a Mac in the next room. The keyboard settings in the Mac Preferences have been setup to use swapped Command / Ctrl keys to match my Windows habits. ...
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Remote control over about 8-10 PCs

I'm looking for a software to have remote control over about 8-10 PCs. It's for my business and I prefer (of course) freeware. I've seen Remote Utilities and it allows a control of up to 10 PCs even ...
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Multiple Server Managing Admin

What can I use to manage my remote Linux based servers at remote locations, like mass deployment, I want to be able to install applications via apt-get or similar, but have it install on all, given ...
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Remotely start/restart android application

I have android TVBox with the Droidmote Server installed on it that let's me to control this box via phone. It works well except 1 thing, from time to time I can't connect to it and the only thing I ...
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Access desktop remotely via web browser?

I'm trying to find an app which lets you remotely access your computer in a web browser. I've done some research about and I didn't find much. Do you know a good web app/service that could do this? ...
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Free text editing tool specifically designed for remote editing

I'd like a full GUI text editing tool that transparently opens and saves files over ssh or sftp as a built-in feature. I tested remote-edit with Atom and opening files doesn't work. Additionally the ...
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FOSS Gratis Windows SSH client that allows saving passwords

I'm looking for a FOSS Gratis (payless) Windows SSH client that allows saving passwords. As for now I'm using Putty that doesn't allow saving passwords (rather, only usernames) but I'm looking for ...
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Video Conferencing Platforms That Support Giving Remote Keyboard and Mouse Control to a Guest

I'm looking into video conferencing platforms that will allow me as the host to grant remote keyboard and mouse control to a guest to control what I share on my screen for the purpose of usability ...
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access to a document with some questions for a short amount of time

I am hiring for my team and would like to give access to a document with some questions for a short amount of time after they either access the document or after logging in on a platform. So the flow ...
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RDP (or alternative) with least latency

I currently use RDP to work on another laptop (running windows too). But I have two main problems: A) Latency. Even over same (lan over wifi), screen sometime lags. I don't know if it is problem with ...
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Remote access with username and password

I need to have my research participants work remotely on a specific PC with limited tools so that I can capture their screen and analyze their work process afterward (I will install a screen recording ...
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Scheduling remote access

I need a software for scheduling of remote access to my computer, so that many people are able to access it in a day, one or few hours at a time. This may be done by changing pass-codes every hour ...
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What's a free and open source alternative to TeamViewer (remote control software) for GNU/Linux?

So I'm running Debian 9.0 and I'm looking for a FOSS remote control software that allows me to remotely control other GNU/Linux' as well as Windows machines. Does such a thing exist? It should be as ...
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VNC server for Android

I would like to use my rooted Android phone from my PC. I have been testing several VNC server apps and none of them lets you control the Android device remotely. I have tried Droid VNC and it no ...
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Is there a remote desktop program that I can use reliably with conditions?

I believe that more than few people are looking for this. I am using a remote Ubuntu 16.04 desktop that is not mine and currently have ssh and sudo permission. I need the following. First, support of ...
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Open source/Free real time remote desktop software for linux/Mac Operating systems?

Use case: Accessing my office desktop, from home, as if I am sitting in front of the office desk :) Tools Used: Chrome remote desktop (latency, seems to be very slow) Team Viewer (not free) Any ...
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Remotely Play Games on PC While Someone is Using It

Basically what I would like is for someone to be able to remote onto my PC and stream a video game while I'm still using it. I've tried Steam In-Home Streaming, but that takes control of the entire ...
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IP Scanner to scan a remote network through SSH

I'm using Putty to log into a remote network via an SSH tunnel, and I set a Forwarded Port in Putty to be able to use Firefox on the remote network by setting the Firefox proxy settings to that port. ...
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Android IR Samsung TV application with the Tools support

Which Android IR (remote TV) application supports the Tools option for Samsung Smart TV? All the applications I tried support the usual options like: Arrows OK button Menu button Channels up and down ...
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Are there any free or relatively cheap remote classroom software applications?

Does anyone know any good free or relatively cheap remote classroom software? I want to be able to have training sessions with multiple students and have a working session where I can monitor ...
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VNC Viewer with AutoX option

I'm using bVNC: Secure VNC Viewer for Android. It has feature called AutoX. It finds or starts x11vnc and can automatically discover existing or create new X session when connecting through SSH. ...
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Remote Apps Solution

At work we are looking at either updating our current XenApp Citrix solution or publish a new remote-access solution. The current issues we have with the XenApp product is the inability to publish ...
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VLC remote for Android with huge Play/Pause button

I watch movies with VLC running on my laptop, and want to play/pause using my Android. All VLC remotes that I have found have a moderately-sized Play/Pause button: My use case is that I watch a movie ...
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Looking for Remote App Streaming software for Windows

I am currently looking for a remote app streamer/server that works similarly to a remote desktop software (Ultra VNC, Logmein, Splashtop, etc...) but that only streams or shares an apps screen and not ...
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Remote desktop software for Android/Windows that runs well enough to be used for light gaming

I'm looking for remote desktop software that lets me control a Windows machine from an Android tablet. I've looked around and tried a few things, but none of them do what I want to a usable degree. ...
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Watch movies remotely with a friend

Task I want to accomplish My friend lives in another country and has a bunch of movies on his computer in the form of MP4 files. I want to be able to watch those movies with him. My requirements ...
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Remote Windows explorer

I am looking for a program that would allow me to move or copy files on a remote computer that runs on Microsoft Windows 7. The program should be GUI, and conveniently allow to move or copy files. E....
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Remotely administrate Android devices in the same network (no cloud!)

The question: I'm looking for a tool to remotely access/administrate Android devices within the same network (so no cloud based stuff, please). I'd like to see the display/screen content be able to ...
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Operating system with option to connect to other LAN PCs via RDP

I have an environment where a number of people connect to their office PCs from home via RDP using port forwarding. My router has a limitation in that it cannot handle more port forwarding entries ...
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Software to access my development server over internet - ubuntu

friends I need to access my development server over the internet. Is there any software for that? SetUp : We have a Linux server (a PC with ubuntu and LAMP server installed) which we access using ...
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Control Android device from PC with linux

I know there's a lot of similar questions, but this is why it's not a duplicate: I've checked most of the questions I need to control the device from Linux I don't need shared screen I'd like to see ...
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Remotely control and manage Android device from another Android device? [duplicate]

I am looking for an app that will allow me to control an android device from another android device... use my primary cell phone to log into and control a secondary cell phone that is on my home wifi ...
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Android app to fully access Android Device from another Android Device

I already see this question (Full remote access to Android device) and the answers. But am not looking for PC to Android access. I want to access my Android Device from another android device. The ...
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VNC-like application to remote control a Windows 10 PC (and blank screen)?

I'm looking for a free, VNC-like application that will allow me to remote control a kiosk PC, and most importantly, allow me to blank the screen of the remote PC when required (e.g. making config ...
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No-install remote desktop without any pop-ups

I am looking for an application that is a remote desktop client (similar to TeamViewer), but requires no install and no popups. It must work on Windows Free software is preferred, but a one-time-fee ...
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Remote access to Mac from android

I currently have an android phone I use to connect to my laptop using phonemypc. I am looking for an app that can connect me from the same android phone to my mac. An important feature (Aside from the ...
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Telnet alternative that supports cursor

I'm looking for a simple Telnet-like application that would allow me to connect to a server running on my local machine. That server implements a REPL shell to my backend application. Telnet doesn't ...
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Remote control software - quick enough to record- over a local network?

I wish to record the screen of a PC on my network that will be running VMWare and am looking for some remote control software that will be fast enough to respond over Wifi. I have an initial idea of ...
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Open source remote access software for Windows

We are evaluating remote access software for our organization for the purposes of I.T. support. We have over 300 PCs spread across various sites. We have narrowed down on two paid-for solutions: ...
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Is it any IP based remote access software avalaible?

I want software which is work like IP_tux or ipmsg, but that software can be able to access remote PC from LAN network. If I have 20 PC in my organization. and I want to fix some task from another PC ...
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Remote access to Android Phone including Voice

I've been googling for some time, and I've found various apps to control an android phone to some extent, however none that I have found allow what I would control full control. The main features I ...
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Remote Access to Android Device Out of State

I travel a lot and sometimes need to access an Android device that I left at home. I'm looking for a Teamviewer-like solution that can remotely access my device from my PC, and allows me to do ...
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Is there an alternative to Microsoft's RDP with multi user/session remote access

Microsoft's RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) supports multi user/session remote access, where every remote client has their individual desktop session of the host system, so that each client can work ...
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Deployment tool with two-factor authentication and code comparison

I need to access a remote server which has a two-factor authentication (TOTP) for deploy some files. Commonly, I use the deployment feature from PHPStorm for compare my local code with the remote ...
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Remote viewing software

I am building a series of scientific instruments that run computers with Windows 7 Embedded Standard inside, right now to connect to that computer we either connect a VGA cable to a monitor or connect ...
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Autonomous remote control of Android device with terminal access for monitoring and testing

I came across a related but simpler article: Full remote access to Android device But before trying to evaluate all that is recommended there, wanted to see if there is really any existing solutions ...