Questions tagged [remote-desktop]

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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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Remote desktop software where every remote client has their individual desktop session of the host, so that each client can work independently

Microsoft's RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) supports multi user/session remote access, where every remote client has their individual desktop session of the host system, so that each client can work ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 [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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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 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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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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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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Manage and monitor internet traffic in remote computers

I have a main PC that connects to network by wireless and get internet by a VPN. 5 PCs connect to this computer by remote desktop and use internet from main PC. How can I monitor internet traffic? Is ...
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Windows Remote Assistance Android client?

I am searching for RA client on Android platform. Main aim I pursue is to be able to start RA session with PC that run Windows 8.1 Pro x64. Session should be started in a standard MS-native way (like ...
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Remote Desktop Terminals alternatives

I use Windows 10 x64 to connect to Windows Server 2012. Using Remote Desktop (mstsc) is OK connected Using "Terminals" https://github.com/Terminals-Origin/Terminals for connect using RDP ...
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Online VPS with remote desktop option

I need an Online VPS hosting solution that will allow me to connect via Remote Desktop or TeamViewer. I would like to setup a development environment for one developer and he should not be able to ...
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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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Internet KVM Options?

I need to be able to have a kiosk that allows someone at a desk to accept computers from customers and then to simply hook up the cables for a KVM and have TeamViewer like internet accessible control ...
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Screen mirroring remote proctoring

I want to know how I can see the screens(entire desktop and all actions) of four users simultaneously. I don't want to take remote access . I want to just see all the activities of 4 users for 3 hours....
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Cloud Desktop with software included for fee

Are there any cloud desktop providers (similar to Paperspace) which include software packages such as Adobe Creative Cloud installed on their systems ready for you to use? (and instead of paying Adobe ...
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Free remote desktop application for rarely use

Sometimes my team member or co-worker has a problem with his project application environment or another software problem. So I need to remote my friend or co-worker(WFH) using the remote desktop ...
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Multiple remote users interacting concurrently with program windows on single machine

Can we have a single Windows 10 PC with, let's say, 5 users connected to it remotely and have each one of them interact with a single window of x or y program without affecting the others? For ...
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How to hide an application from the system tray in Windows 10?

I want to use my remote desktop access software to control my PC from my phone when my little brother uses it. The problem is that the application is visible in the system tray. So whenever my brother ...
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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 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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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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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 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 ...