Questions tagged [remote-access]

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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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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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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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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 ...
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Share screen and control iPhone from Windows PC

I need a software from where I can broadcast my iPhone screen to a Windows PC and control it from there. I want to do things like reply to text messages (iMessage, WhatsApp, etc.) from my PC instead ...
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Multimonitor VNC/Remote Desktop

Here is the setup I'd like to achieve: Upstairs is my home office, with my work computer with 3 monitors. Downstairs is my server rack, with my laptop (no extra monitors). My laptop has Windows 10 ...
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Software to share serial port over network

Is it possible to share serial port over the network? I need to access my serial device from remote computer. I have no opportunity to connect to it physically. I need a software for remote access to ...
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Web-based or hosted remote access software

I'm looking for web-based or hosted remote access software (like Teamviewer) for our helpdesk staff, with no client installation necessary. Most of our customers use a business network where no ...
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MS-DOS file sharing

I need to access an MS-DOS machine remotely. For Windows, such as Windows NT or Windows 2000, I would use SMB/CIFS (the JCIFS library), but for MS-DOS what should be used to access the filesystem?
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What is a good program for remote acces to a layman's computer

I'm looking for a program that allows me to securly take over another computer with minimal technical knowledge from the person whose computer I'm taking control off. The full story is that I would ...
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Windows Remote Assistance Android client?

I am searching for RA client on Android platform. Main aim I pursue is to be able to start RA session with PC that run Windows 8.1 Pro x64. Session should be started in a standard MS-native way (like ...
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Android remote file browser for Ubuntu, graphical

From Ubuntu Linux, I want to quickly find and download any file present on my Android device, and in particular pictures. Requirements: Runs on Ubuntu Graphical interface with pictures thumbnails (...
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Mobile app for remote control from a computer to take photos and save them on the computer

I want to use a mobile phone to capture images and transfer them to my computer to create a stop motion animation. On the mobile phone I have access to iphone, android or windows phone. The ...
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Remote Access software with USB Redirect or Biometrics?

Are there any pieces of software that allow USB redirection or work with biometrics? I want to plug in a fingerprint scanner on my computer and use it on a remote pc.
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Remote access/administrator with ability to make remote screen static

I have used TightVNC for a long time now. I want to be able to access/work-on my remote computer (rm1) from my present computer (rm2) BUT with my remote computer locked. Why? Nasty siblings, meh :P ...
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Retrieve the list of installed applications of a remote Windows system

Are there any software that I can list down the list of installed application of a remote Windows system? The remote Windows system can be a Windows 7 or Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 system or Windows ...
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Inhouse PC Remote Control Software

I need a software similar to TeamViewer. However, the computer that I will control is in the next room (two desktops). I do not want to go back and forth between two rooms. Why I don't want to use ...
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What is the Yatse alternative for a Ubuntu PC?

I have setup OpenElec on my raspberry pi. When I browse my files on my smartphone, I can choose to Play on Media Center through the Yatse app. When I do so, the movie starts on the raspberry pi. How ...
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Full remote access to Android device

Background: I'm looking for an app that lets me control my Android device from my computer. Sadly, any attempt at Googling this, only yields results for using the Android device as a remote control. ...
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Remote desktop software which dedicates identical but separate desktops to clients

I'm looking for a software that works like a remote desktop but the person who is sitting in front of the monitor doesn't see the changes. i'm currently working with Real VNC but that does not support ...
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Windows Remote Control?

I am trying to control Windows 8 from a remote client. As soon as I login though, the session on the remote computer is logged off to give it to my remote session. What I am trying to do is to ...
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Low latency remote control within a local network (for games)

I'm looking for a remote control solution that would allow for the best gaming experience within a home. The logic is simple: There is a powerful desktop computer in the house connected to a WiFi ...
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Run a Linux GUI application as service accessible via web (VNC?)

We have a Linux GUI application (written mostly in Qt) and we need to create a web-accessible method of running it. That is, the application will be hosted on our server(s) and the users should be ...
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Interactive remote file manger over SSH / SFTP / SCP

I am looking for an interactive (graphical or text interface) file manager which would be able to manage files and directories on a remote machine over protocols based on SSH (SSH itself, SFTP and SCP)...