Questions tagged [remote-access]

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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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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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Internet KVM Options?

I need to be able to have a kiosk that allows someone at a desk to accept computers from customers and then to simply hook up the cables for a KVM and have TeamViewer like internet accessible control ...
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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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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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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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Free remote desktop application for rarely use

Sometimes my team member or co-worker has a problem with his project application environment or another software problem. So I need to remote my friend or co-worker(WFH) using the remote desktop ...
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Multiple remote users interacting concurrently with program windows on single machine

Can we have a single Windows 10 PC with, let's say, 5 users connected to it remotely and have each one of them interact with a single window of x or y program without affecting the others? For ...
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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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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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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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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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Looking for a remote access software with user managment via Browser

I have been assigned a task and some difficulties finding a suitable solution. The requirements are: multiple users need access to a remote computer (running Windows or OSX) via Internet. (not at the ...
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Free Remote desktop for Windows without ads

what are the all programs do the same functions of Remote administrator ( Radmin ) I'm looking for a Remote Desktop solution. It must: Cost nothing Support both Windows 7 and 10 Have no ads or ...
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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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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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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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VNC server for MacOS 10.2

I've been setting up our office to permit as much remote access as possible, and one of our production systems is still running MacOS 10.2.8. Unlike newer versions of MacOS, this doesn't come with a ...
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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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Windows SSHFS/SFTP mounting clients

I'm looking for a solution that lets me 'mount' a remote server via ssh or sftp protocols. The remote directory should show up as a drive letter on Windows. (optional) More than one simultaneous ...
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Gaming over Lan on one Server — what can I use?

I have some friends coming over with their laptops and I have a computer with really good configrations (I can play Fortnite on Ultra at ~260fps) Now my question: Is there any way I can share my ...
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Enabling black screen after connecting remotely to the target computer?

I am using team viewer but I found out that enabling black screen mode is not available for free. One has to upgrade it. Is there any other remote connection software that enables the black screen ...
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VNC server that allows server to client connections

I remember hearing about a VNC server that allows you to create an exe program which you distribute to clients, and they only need to double-click it for you to get access to the remote PC - i.e. they ...
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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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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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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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Send a file to yourself without registering

There is a specific computer which often generates files that I need to take with me to other machines. However, obvious solutions do not work: I cannot bring a flash drive or similar physical ...
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What is a better option in terms of security between anyDesk and team viewer?

My company is looking for a remote desktop software to contact out clients and our two candidates are anyDesk and teamviewer, in terms of securing connections and access, how do both compare? Thanks ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Remote Download Manager on Windows

I need a download manager that supports remote control like uTorrent client on Windows 8. I have a PC running Windows 8 at home and I want to add download links when I am at work remotely onto my ...
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Many user remote desktop / screen share solution?

We currently use teamviewer / join.me for many remote users to share their screens in a collaborative teaching environment. Usually, one instructor monitors half a dozen to a dozen students. We've ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...