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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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Alternatives to MS Remote Desktop for mac

I installed MS Remote Desktop in my Macbook pro and I was accessing a linux system without problems. Suddenly it has stopped working well. I am trying ways to find a solution to this. But to try a ...
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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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Remote Desktop Software with USB passthrough

I want to set up a virtual Windows 10 with steam and all of my games and to be able to remote desktop in over the internet and use my usb game controllers. Is there some remote desktop software with ...
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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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Library options for screen monitoring in C++

What options are there for embedding (non-interactive) RDP sessions inside of an application? Are there any good libraries already made for this task? I've looked into Live-streaming to the ...
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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 aternative to Teamviewer that can block inputs on remote PC+turn remote screen black

Teamviewer recently decided to cut off the Block Remote User Input and Show Black Screen from Free users, and limit it to Business+ plans (starts at $50/month...yikes!). So was looking to an ...
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Sending signal from android phone to receive on windows PC

I'm trying to get started on a simple project where I execute some script or some cmd command via a "button" on my phone. For starters I just need to figure out how I set up the interface from phone ...
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Software recommendation for remote control on Windows

I am using Teamviewer for remote control on Windows 10. However, it starts warning commercial use and limits the connection. I am a masters student and I do not use it for commercial proposes. I ...
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What software can I use to automatically click the OK button in a 'Remote Desktop Session Time Limit' pop-up?

We have an application installed in a Remote Desktop Service(RDS). But due to Session Time Limit enforced, we are being prompted with the Idle timer expired pop-up whenever there is inactivity. In ...
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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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What is the best VDI solution for Android developer?

I would like to start to develop android applications. I have a 10 years old desktop, but it is fine to use for general. I don't want to buy a new PC or Linux machine. So, I'm looking for a VDI ...
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Guacamole recording

I'm using Guacamole project to provide a vnc proxy. I followed the Documentation to record a vnc session. it produce a file for me named "recording" without any format. I know I can use guacenc to ...
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Remote Desktop Software Recommendations

we need remote desktop software for our company. We already search in the internet but we cant find it. Software should contain them: easy to use(setup and other stuff) should not request permission ...
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Software with sessions for a wall of VNC windows on Windows?

Is there a software where you can monitor a bunch of read only VNC Viewer sessions at once, but smaller, and then zoom in on them? And also open a bunch of related ones together saved a "session"?
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Remote control program that can automatically show the monitor corresponding to the most recently opened window

I am looking for a remote control program that can automatically show the monitor corresponding to the most recently opened window (assumed that the computer being remote-controlled has more than one ...
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A linux distribution, solely for RDP access (Thin Client)

The question: Is there a linux distribution, just for RDP access to a Windows terminal server? Let's say you have a Windows terminal server that can be accessed from anywhere to be used like your own ...
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Remote desktop protocole with Angular application

I need to display an external machine's desktop inside my angular 6 application, so I should have a connection to that machine via rdp protocole(I guess) , any ideas on how to achieve that ? I tried ...
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Which Database can be use on android, web and as well as windows smoothly?

I am looking for a database which can be use smoothly on android apps, web applications and windows as well. I am working on C# winForms projects and i want to run my desktop application and android ...
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Remote desktop to Windows for congested/bad connection

I'm on very congested network, both Wi-Fi and upstream - pretty much standard for any small hotel. When I connect to my remote PC I often experience still screens that never come to live again until I ...
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GUI Interface with RDP/VNC Connection to Mobile

What application would I use if I wanted to get a desktop display of my iphone through a protocol like RDP/VNC. Basically, I am trying to access my phone in some type of virtual machine GUI ...
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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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Which software supports multiple users logging in remotely, simultaneously and independently into a Mac?

I would like to know if it is possible for multiple users to log-in remotely into a Mac system and doing their work independently at the same time? Each user has his own desktop (window machine). Is ...
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Secure, Reliable, Remote Control of WIndows Desktop (Alternative to TeamViewer)

After using TeamViewer for years, it has finally shut itself down, declaring I am using it for commercial use. I use it between my surface, pc at home and pc at work. I tried explaining to them that ...
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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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Organize and Manage Remote Desktop Sessions

In our company we have a list of Windows PCs that are available via Remote Desktop to a lot of users. As we haven't got enough remote machines for everyone, and not everybody needs one all the time, ...
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SSH and remote desktop solution for iOS

My brother is looking into upgrading his MacBook Pro and is worried about carrying a €4k hardware around. Sometimes he works from home and sometimes at his office. Since he has an older iMac (not ...
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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 desktop application that runs on Wayland (alternative to Teamviewer)

Teamviewer runs on Linux but not on wayland, I'm looking for a team viewer alternative that: Is free Runs on Linux wayland, primarily ubuntu 18.04 Not Anydesk, because it causes too many issues with ...
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Remote control Windows 10 Pro laptop in backpack from Android phone without internet, but Bluetooth or WiFi

I travel a lot in my town on foot and via bus/train/tram and it's winter. Therefore, I have no time or space or way to take out my laptop until I'm sitting somewhere. I was thinking if I could access ...
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Remote Desktop/RemoteApp manager that saves or autofills passwords

I've got a number of Microsoft Remote Desktop and RemoteApp connections with different servers and different username/passwords. These are set to disallow storing the password, so I have to type it ...
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Free remote desktop software for Linux with modern secure protocol using system authentication

When connecting to a Linux desktop remotely it seems like the only games in town are NX and VNC. NX is now very not free. And VNC is stuck in the 70s - authentication doesn't even have the concept of ...
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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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Linux Alternative for Windows RDP

I am searching for a Linux alternative, which has the following specific features: When I remotely login to my workstation from my portable device, my workstation should show a lockscreen, and my ...
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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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full dualmonitor support for vnc/remote-desktop to Centos machine?

We have to switch over to using linux VM's, connected to from a windows box using vnc, at our office, removing existing linux development boxes that developers use to have. We want to minimize the ...
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Software to popup a dialog box on Windows, initiated from Linux

I have Linux machines. My kid has a Windows machine (used only for gaming). From my Linux laptop, I want to send an annoying dialog box that would display in the middle of the screen something like "...
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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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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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Remote Desktop with “VMware Unity Mode”

I often Remote Desktop (to another Windows server as another user) to run one of a few applications (including Windows Explorer itself) to perform various administrative tasks. I am looking for a way ...
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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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i need a software for online class

I'm going to hold an online class. I need a software to share my microphone and monitor by my students. How i can do it? I assemble team viewer by skype! but it's not best way!
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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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VNC client with GUI that can connect to a VNC server through an SSH tunnel

I am looking for a VNC client with a GUI that can connect to VNC server through an SSH tunnel. It should work on Microsoft Windows. Any license and price is fine. RealVNC client does not have SSH:
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Remote Desktop software from Windows to Linux for real remote sessions, not just remote control

After doing a little bit of thinking and research, it appears there are actually 2 ways you can "do remote desktop": the Remote Control way: the software opens a channel to replicate the screen and ...