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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. I'...
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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 manager 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)...
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Multi-site small business data entry and billing software

Trying to find a better solution for your data and billing process. Right now we use Excel to enter our customer information at 5 sites around the city. The files are saved to a NAS. At the middle ...
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Generic RPC stub generator

I am looking for an RPC (Remote Procedure Call) stub generator that generates C code that allows me to call functions from one device (embedded) on a different device (PC) over some data link (USB or ...
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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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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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Remotely manage child's computer [closed]

I'm looking for a program that will allow controlling when a child can use their computer when I am not home. I want to be able to set a basic schedule, but be able to modify it remotely. I haven't ...
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Remotely controllable parental controls

My child has serious issues focussing on school work. I would like to help her a bit, and am looking for a program that simply does the following. Remotely, from my computer I need to be able to put ...
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What is the equivalent (if any) of ssh-agent on Windows?

ssh-agent can prevent you from having to enter passphrases into your public key's when connecting to a remote server on Linux; thus enabling you to automate remote tasks over a secure channel. Is ...
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Utility for string searches on remote server

I need a utility that I can run on my Windows 7 PC, that will give me the capability to do string searches on ASCII files (HTML, SHTML, CSS, JS, etc.) residing on a REMOTE Linux/Apache server. Reason ...
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Software to remotely change a user's password on a Solaris client

I'm looking for software that will provide the ability to our helpdesk to remotely change a user's password on Oracle Solaris systems. The Solaris systems use local /etc/passwd files (no LDAP/NIS etc)...
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Auto sync libraries on two machines without storing data with 3rd party

I have two laptops. I use them interchangeably and want a system where a "shared" library is synced between the two machines, such that if I create/change/delete a file on machine A, the same happens ...
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Remote desktop program that allows multiple monitor spanning

I want to be able to more easily work from home, but doing that is difficult. So I'm looking for tools that would make it easier. Here's my setup: At home I have: Desktop computer 3 monitors ...
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Looking for a Command-line Portable ssh server (reverse connect)

I have been searching recently for a command-line server for remote administration on Windows. I have also used ncat, which got the job done but unfortunately it is flagged by antiviruses. I needed a ...
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Remote desktop freeware for troubleshooting Mac and Windows computers

I want to be able to help my folks with their computer problems but they are over 1000+ miles from where I live. Is there a good cross-platform (Windows 8.1 and Mac Mavericks) free to use software ...
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Rrsync alternative for this use case on Windows

On Linux Server has a rsync daaemon running, allowing only read requests from clients. It's over HTTP Clients sync using rsync -r ip::public/ . --delete --compress Is there similar alternative on ...
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Remote Desktop Management software for managing multiple Windows machines

I am looking for a program that will allow me to view multiple (8+) computers on one main computer. All these computers are monitoring data, and many are in different locations (same network). The ...
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Remoting solution

I have tried Teamviewer and Windows Remoting. I have 2 problems: I have some requirements about which devices/user accounts should have access to which devices. With teamviewer I have to create one ...
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Remote Workstation Management

I have a small number (less than 5) of standalone workstations (currently running windows 7) for staff who are based in India. I have 3 requirements to solve here. I need to lock down their systems ...
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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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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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Android RC app that doesn't try to be a multimedia pilot

I need an app that can be used for remote control of simple devices connected to the net, be it through some open (or at least non-secret) protocol, or customizable, say, sending given strings over ...
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Remote Desktop For Mac

TeamViewer was my original option, but I want to have a application like Microsoft Remote Desktop which connects to the computer and the connected computer's screen will be locked. So no one sees my ...
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How do you edit remote files - SFTP net drive alternatives [closed]

I have all my code files on remote linux machine. I code on windows, and so I need to mount the remote machine source folder on my windows box. I use SFTP net drive to do this https://www.eldos.com/...
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Android app to remotely copy and rename files on Linux PC

I know I can use an SSH client on Android to perform tasks like copying and renaming files. However this method is tedious on a touch screen. Is there software which will allow me to easily perform ...
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Remote Access Software for Raspbian (ARM)

I am looking for a Remote Access software similar to Teamviewer for Raspbian. Although Teamviewer has a Linux client, it's only for x86/x64 and not ARM. Although GUI controlling would be nice, I would ...
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Remote Control Desktop via Firefox

I have a Windows 7 PC that I would like to remote control the desktop of using Firefox 28 (running on Windows XP) across the internet. Is there anything that makes this possible? The Windows XP ...
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SSH implementation for cmd.exe

Is there an SSH2 implementation that will run in the Win32 console (i.e. cmd.exe)? As far as I know (correct me if I'm wrong) I know of the following SSH implementations: PuTTY - Doesn't run in the ...
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Android RDP / Terminal Server client with custom screen size

I am looking for a RDP/Terminal Server client with support for custom screen size, because I want to run an application on my server from a device. The "official" Microsoft RDP Client for Android ...
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Remotely access developer desktop located at home

I'm looking for a way to remotely use desktop computer located at home from a laptop from any location over Internet.  The Setup: Windows with VirtualBox running several virtual machines (Linux ...
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Alternative for CrossLoop

Since 31-01-2014 CrossLoop isn't available anymore. We used this a lot to give support to our technicians in the field. For us it was a perfect, and free, solution to take over their laptop while ...
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How to remotely control Android device?

Is there any application for Android that let me see and control customers' Android devices (like TeamViewer on Windows)? I can Image it as a client-server application. I published an application ...
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Secure, Remotely Accessible, Windows Password Manager

I am looking for a password manager to keep track of the plethora of work and personal passwords I have. Requirements: Windows Compatible (7) Remotely accessible from my android device (HTC1) Very ...
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Remote Desktop Software from Linux to Windows

What software can I use to reach Windows from Linux via Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP)? Windows supports remote desktop protocol in almost all versions, and the mstsc command exists in all modern ...
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Remote desktop software for Linux

I am a bit of a newbie when it comes to using Linux. I usually use Windows for everything but I do currently have a machine running Ubuntu that I would like be to able to administer/occasionally use ...
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Is there a program to control other computers from another computer?

Is there a good remote desktop software tool that I can use to control my Windows and Linux PCs from my Mac, and vice-versa? I don't care if it uses up lots of internet bandwidth. Desired features: ...
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Remote Desktop/Viewer from Windows to Mac

I'm looking for some software that will allow a remote desktop connection from a Windows 7 machine to an iMac (OSX) across the internet. I use the term "remote desktop", but the primary requirement ...
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X Server for Windows that will run from memory stick

I have a corporate laptop (Windows 7) that has restrictive permissions as far as installing ad hoc software packages. I need to be able to remotely use a Linux desktop (Ubuntu), and for a secure ...
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Program to use a second PC as second monitor

I've seen that application but I forgot to note its name down, and now I can't find it: You to place e.g. your laptop next to your desktop PC's monitor, you start the application in question on both ...
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Is there an iOS app that I can use to remote desktop/VNC into my server 2012 machine?

I've been playing around with Windows 8 (for all it's faults, it kinda looks cool). I have access to a few Windows Server 2012 machines, and I'd like to be able to VNC/RDP into them from my iPad. ...
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