Questions tagged [remote-desktop]

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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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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 ...
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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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Remote viewing software

I am building a series of scientific instruments that run computers with Windows 7 Embedded Standard inside, right now to connect to that computer we either connect a VGA cable to a monitor or connect ...
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Multimonitor VNC/Remote Desktop

Here is the setup I'd like to achieve: Upstairs is my home office, with my work computer with 3 monitors. Downstairs is my server rack, with my laptop (no extra monitors). My laptop has Windows 10 ...
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Free alternative to Teamviewer? [closed]

I need an alternative to Teamviewer for Windows. I have tried UltraVNC but it requires port forwarding and I don't have access to the router. For some reason Teamviewer is asking me for a licence and ...
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Linux remote desktop over SSH (alternative to FreeNX)

I need to find a remote desktop client on my Linux server than works over SSH. We use FreeNX before but it's got outdated and removed from many repos. Which client can you recommend?
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Remote desktop for Windows 10 IoT

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 with Windows 10 IoT and I can deploy and debug my applications. However, I only have 1 screen, so if I want to see the UI displayed by Raspberry Pi, I need to disconnect the ...
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Free software for tutoring remotely?

I'm going to start live tutoring remotely for some extra cash. I own a tablet with stylus, but am considering getting a Wacom Bamboo for my desktop because I'm not sure my tablet could handle ...
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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 Access software with USB Redirect or Biometrics?

Are there any pieces of software that allow USB redirection or work with biometrics? I want to plug in a fingerprint scanner on my computer and use it on a remote pc.
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Remote access/administrator with ability to make remote screen static

I have used TightVNC for a long time now. I want to be able to access/work-on my remote computer (rm1) from my present computer (rm2) BUT with my remote computer locked. Why? Nasty siblings, meh :P ...
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Open-source solutions to make Linux desktop easily accesible remotely from Windows

I want to setup a Linux desktop where friends with windows PCs can login remotely and play with it to get familiar with Linux. I've tried Ubuntu 14.04 but failed miserably while trying to share the ...
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Inhouse PC Remote Control Software

I need a software similar to TeamViewer. However, the computer that I will control is in the next room (two desktops). I do not want to go back and forth between two rooms. Why I don't want to use ...
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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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