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is there a remote software with one time link for my clients?

I am looking for a type of software for a specfiic use case. Is there a software that can email my clients a link or a one time code to remote in to my setup workstation/computer? The simpler this ...
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Bringing RDP based connection to an Angular Component with full support on intractability on WebApp side

I have been continuously looking out for a solution or similar-way approached problem but in vain. SO also had similar questions but even they are yet not answered correctly (please bear with me as ...
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Microsoft Remote Desktop - UX for shared workstations, virtual computer lab, features like LogMeIn

Has anyone encountered a user interface (including 3rd party) that shows available remote workstations and the status of whether they are in session using Microsoft Remote Desktop? Note that this ...
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Which iOS remote connection apps permit persistent connections that do not drop in the background?

Some well known remote connection apps for iOS include RealVNC, TeamViewer, AnyDesk, Duet Display Air, Microsoft RD, and Chrome Remote Desktop. Of the above, the only one that I know keeps the remote ...
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Better administration tool for Windows RemoteApps

Is there any better tool for administering Windows RemoteApps, other than Windows Server Manager and PowerShell? i Find that if i need to change FilePath for a published App i need to run a Powershell ...
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What remote desktop software has a seamless mode for windows11 servers to a Linux client

I'm trying to replicate VMware's unity mode in QEMU (QuickEMU) I figured the best way to do this is with RDP software. I have some requirements. Mainly it needs to be free and possibly open source. I'...
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Remote desktop software that allows connection of multiple users concurrently

My team's remote device is a Linux machine running Ubuntu 20.04. We are looking for a remote desktop software with the following qualities: multiple separate users concurrently can connect and use ...
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Software for remote access with on-screen auto-translation

I often have to connect remotely to foreign clients and sometimes language problems arise. Yes, you can use Google Translator, but it takes time to copy the text and translate it, and there isn't much ...
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clean standalone, popup launcher for linux desktop

I have begun to work heavily by remote connection to Linux servers using Xpra, frequently opening a variety of windowed applications. When connected to a remote host, the Xpra client posts a tray ...
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Which remote control software has a multi-desktop feature (I am not sure whether it is the correct name)?

Which remote control software has a multi-desktop feature (I am not sure whether it is the correct name)? When I remote control my office PC from my home PC, no other person can work in my office PC ...
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Cross-platform remote desktop with video streaming

I'm looking for a remote desktop software with the following features: client cross-platform (Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04 at least), the "server" (my side) should support at least Ubuntu 20....
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Free remote control software for Windows support

I am looking for a solution to allow me to remotely solve issues or offer help on my parents' computers overseas. Requirements: Controlling the remote computer without logging out the local user. ...
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Web-based open source screen sharing (voice, chat, control, file transfer)?

I'm looking for an open source screen sharing that is web-based, are there any good options that I can look into? Thank you!
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What RDP program would you recommend as a KVM replacement (with drive sharing) but separate screens?

I am looking for a Windows 10 compatible RDP program (i.e. not X11/VNC based) to allow one laptop to act as a KVM for another. (I looked at the list of RDP software on Wikipedia, but most seemed to ...
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Looking for an app to control a tablet or smart device from a PC

Everything I find when I search for this topic is how to control a PC from a tablet/smart device, but I'm looking to control my tablet/phone from a PC. I've used TeamViewer in the past, but it is ...
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Software to enable right-click copy and paste files from a Windows local machine to a GCP linux instance

I have users who connect via RDP into a GCP Linux VM (GUI enabled) from their Windows local computers. They require to be able to right-click copy files from Windows and then right click and paste ...
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I need to accesss my Desktop computer over local LAN via tablet or laptop, what software can do this effeciently?

I need to access my desktop via local LAN using a windows tablet or laptop, what software do you recommend? Desktop has Windows Home. Main usage is: accessing large PDFs / possible gaming.
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Remote Desktop software that works with audio (Windows)

I've tried: Windows 7's built-in RDP / "Remote Desktop Connection" tool => works with audio, but there are crackles/pops, even with this trick and this one. UltraVNC => no audio ...
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Software for home network streaming a desktop PC to a laptop

I'm looking to create a remote desktop setup in my home where I can grab a cheap, low-end laptop, plug an ethernet cable connected to my home network, and stream Monitor 1 (with the option to switch ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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