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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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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Is there an alternative to Microsoft's RDP with multi user/session remote access

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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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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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 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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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 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 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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Free Remote desktop for Windows without ads

what are the all programs do the same functions of Remote administrator ( Radmin ) I'm looking for a Remote Desktop solution. It must: Cost nothing Support both Windows 7 and 10 Have no ads or ...
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Alternative X-Servers for use with X2Go on Windows?

Are there any alternative X-Server implementations for use with X2Go other than vcxsvr and XMing? For tele-working my company has set-up X2Go for accessing our Linux-based PCs remotely. However, ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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 ...
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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 ...