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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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.NET based RDP connection for a Mac

We have some software that users access through an RDP server. However, we also need to be able to initiate certain tasks on the local PC (from the RDP application). For example, initiate phone ...
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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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Dummy VNC client for use in continuous integration

Use case I'm starting to develop an iOS app on Windows using Xamarin. For reasons I don't fully understand but which probably boil down to licensing, part of the compilation has to be done on an OS X ...
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Fastest desktop viewer for a WAN? (macOS)

I have a powerful MacPro in one place of the house where the ethernet network cable reaches and the MacBookPro through WiFi I use around the house. I want to do the CPU/GPU intensive work in the ...
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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 software (RDP) with customizable layout for windows

Do you know Remote Desktop software (RDP) with customizable layout, so it is possible to change displayed font at remote mashine, colors and border size? Problem is that I have not enough space at ...
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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 ...
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A Remote Desktop app for Samsung Gear VR

There are apps like Teamviewer that allows you to access a desktop computer remotely from an iPhone, iPad, or Android. My question is, are there any apps that allow you to access a desktop computer ...
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Free Remote desktop for Windows+Linux without ads, with QuickSync

I'm looking for a Remote Desktop solution. It must: Cost nothing Support both Linux and Windows (unlike UltraVNC) Have no ads or popups (unlike TeamViewer or AnyDesk, like NoMachine) Preferably be ...
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What Program or Software can I put on user's desktop to run reports

What program, software, tools or application that a developer can create to the user's desktop that looks like an icon for the user to manipulate data, and run reports. The program can be installed ...
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Remote Desktop Manager

The OSX remote desktop application has a handy feature where you are able to translate an IP (such as 10.10.1.1) or DNS Entry (such as myprimarydc.localdomain.com) into a user-friendly name such as My ...