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Questions tagged [remote-desktop]

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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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Mirror Windows 10 display to 3 Android devices simultaneously

Have a windows 10 notebook and three android v6.0.1 tablets. What do I want to achieve? I want to mirror windows 10 screen to all android devices at the same time via wi-fi connection in LAN (without ...
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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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A remote login for Windows that fully supports local monitors

Is there a remote login product for Windows, that allows to use all local monitors in their native resolutions (like Remote Desktop Connection and unlike most other solutions like TeamViewer, LogMeIn, ...
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Looking for a cross-platform (Mac server & Windows client) remote desktop LAN software that honors remapped Ctrl and Cmd keys on Mac

I'm a Windows user but sometimes I have to switch to a Mac in the next room. The keyboard settings in the Mac Preferences have been setup to use swapped Command / Ctrl keys to match my Windows habits. ...
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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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Open source VNC solution with hardware encoding support (Linux, Android)

I have an Nvidia Shield Tablet. It is capable of receiving a stream from your Windows machine with extremely low latency, but also with extremely good image quality. From what I understand, this is ...
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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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Is there a screen viewing application for iOS devices?

For android, there's VNC server. A remote user can log in and see what you see on your screen. Is there anything equivalent for iOS 11 devices, that are non-jailbroken? Open source would be a plus, ...
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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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Is there a remote desktop program that I can use reliably with conditions?

I believe that more than few people are looking for this. I am using a remote Ubuntu 16.04 desktop that is not mine and currently have ssh and sudo permission. I need the following. First, support of ...
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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 ...
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App that controls PC's mouse cursor using Android's mouse cursor

I want an app that let me control the mouse cursor on my computer using a mouse connected to my Android device without having to touch or drag on the screen to move it, i.e., when I see the mouse ...
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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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rdp clients on windows with command line support

Are there any free /commercial tool that can connect to windows server (logon using rdp) and execute a command ? I have program that require a GUI to run. That makes testing difficult. One way this ...
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Light weight alternatives to Teamviewer on Raspberry, Android type devices & Tiny linux distros?

Little bit about TeamViewer & how it operates What is the difference between TeamViewer and VNC? With numerous modules and features, TeamViewer goes far beyond the functionality of ...
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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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Windows PC as server (for Mac users)

We are setting up a Windows PC to be accessible to all the users in the office. The users will be using Mac computers. This machine will be a workstation capable of some really complicated computer ...
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RDP app for Android

I'm looking for an RDP app for android that: Is FOSS Can connect to a xrdp server Can send all the characters on my (virtual) keyboard Has all mouse buttons (left, middle and right) Has a mouse that ...
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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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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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Utilize a webcam on a Linux PC to a Windows PC

I have a dummy PC (Linux Mint 14 Nadia) that it just have a webcam and TeamViewer. I use that PC to connect to a virtual machine (Win 7) hosted in a more powerful PC. Both are located in the same ...
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Lightweight, multi-platform, remote desktop program running directly

I have at work, a very specific network environment for testing satellite connection, which we have a computer that is connected to the satellite environment. Over this network we then connected to ...
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Free remote desktop software for real time screencasting

I am selling desktop-based application, and I want to demo my software to potential clients who are living thousands of miles away from me. I can either fly in and demo to him in person, or I can ask ...
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Remotely control and manage Android device from another Android device? [duplicate]

I am looking for an app that will allow me to control an android device from another android device... use my primary cell phone to log into and control a secondary cell phone that is on my home wifi ...
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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 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 ...