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Playing remote audio files over SSH [duplicate]

I am connected to a machine via SSH and I often need to listen to WAV files on that machine. I usually open another terminal window and do ssh host 'cat /path/to/sound.wav' | aplay, but that's tedious ...
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Please explain the output of ssh control command ~#

I'm trying to figure out why it is that ssh hangs on exit if, and only if, I login with the -X option and run X11 programs. I found a thread on Google groups which hints to the problem. The ...
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ssh cannot open remote window, Segmentation fault (core dumped)

Actually, the remote window can be opened, but only for a short time. I mean it is OK to open the remote window when ssh connected, but the remote window cannot be opened later, for example after 30 ...
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How to create remote repository, and update it via apt-get?

Maybe I'm not asking the proper question, but since it's something new to me here it goes: I have a remote repository with some files. Let's say, a folder in this address 89.xxx.xxx.xxx:9999/myData ...
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Setup GUI via ssh

I can connect to my universitys server, where I have a virtual machine running on Debian 8.3 (as far as I can see, no additional software is installed yet). I have admin rights and can install new ...
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How can I achieve the effect of MS remote desktop on Linux?

On Windows machines, if one machine A runs the remote desktop service, and another machine B (which in fact doesn't have to be Windows) runs a remote desktop client - then the user on B can 'steal' ...
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why do I get “reason is: this server does not require authentication” in xpra

I 'd like to use Xpra as described on https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Xpra. However, I'm using the Xpra Windows client to connect but it doesn't work & and I keep getting an error message "this ...
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cannot launch konsole from xterm

I installed lxde & kde (along with konsole). now I launch xterm from a Windows host using Xlaunch(Xming) which works fine but when I want to launch konsole(my preferred shell) I get this error: ...
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Run OpenGl program on remote server

I often use X11 forwarding (occasionally VNC) to work on a remote machine, and this has worked great. But now I need to run a program that uses a specific version of OpenGL that means it doesn't work ...
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Can I install Ubuntu into a RPi2 remotely?

One friend of mine would like to install ubuntu mate into his new Raspberri Pi 2, but he would like me to help him trough the installation steps. My problem is that I am not aware if Ubuntu can run ...
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Problem with ssh connection [closed]

I need to connect to my computer via ssh. I have to use VPN, because the remote machine is my computer at my workplace. I have no problems with using VPN. So, I installed open ssh server from the ...
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not able to remotely display X11 applications

I have a server o which I have shell & VNC access. I don't like VNC for my X11 applications but prefer to render them on my Windows 7 system with Xming. Now, I have setup a few application ...
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why won't xpra connect from windows?

I'm having troubles with spotty connections using Xming to display X11 apps from my server (on my Win7 machione). I decided to try out Xpra. I followed the instructions on: ...
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ssh authentication and remote command output's redirection

I need to run a remote capture on a host via ssh and to authenticate twice, but the second prompt is being redirected. ssh -t user@host "sudo tcpdump -s 0 -n -w - -U -i eth0 not port 22" > ...
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want to ssh to a server behind NAT from a host also behind NAT

I want to ssh into a server at my home which is behind NAT enabled router from my laptop when I'm away, say whlie using a public wifi. Obviously, neither local nor remote port forwarding will work. ...
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what happens to remotely run process when remote host disconnects?

Say, I ssh into a remote host, initiate few processes on it and disconnect before the processes terminate. What happens to the processes? Do they continue?
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mount directory cannot be seen from within apps

I have successfully mounted a local network location on my Android device to /sdcard/routersd with permission set drwxrwxrwx; I can successfully browse within this mounted directory and do copy/delete ...
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How can I access my account and files from all computers

Linux noob here. Sorry if the question is unbearably stupid, I did my best to explain the problem as well as I could. I have noticed that when I'm on campus I can login to my account on any computer ...
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ssh some commands through (a variable amount of) intermediary hops

(I hope I did search the se sites correctly to avoid duplicates: I did not find a similar question/need, and most similar questions only hop through 1 hop) : the need: I need ideas to create a way to ...
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Remote Desktop to Linux server goes black after idle

I am connecting to a CentOS 6 VNC server with a Windows 7 Client with Remote Desktop. I can connect fine and as long as the console is being used and active everything is fine. If left Idle the ...
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How to retrieve SSH remote data from a tty device via linux?

I have data coming from a device tty which is on a remote machine (via a SSH connection with IP:Port and a user:password to access it). Via PuTTy, I can log on to that IP and Port and put manually ...
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How to kill telnet started via SSH?

I am sending a command to remote server via SSH as ssh raja@remote_host "telnet 192.168.56.101 8080" But we all know that , to quit from telnet we need to get back to telnet prompt with CTRL+^] ...
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launch virtual machine on remote computer with X forwarding

Is it possible to launch a virtual machine (using Virtual Box) on a remote machine and just forward the screen using X11 tunneling? I tried this from my remote host: $ssh user@myhost -X virtualbox ...
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SSH Remote Execution - checking server can do it?

I have a embedded device (Perle IOLAN+, an Ethernet to serial adaptor) that I can administer via SSH. From time to time, I need to log in and execute a command on this device. Logging in via SSH, ...
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OpenVPN Connection without disabling Internet debugging

I've recently configured OpenVPN on my server (CentOS 7) and been configuring it for hours now and everything seems to work fine except that when I connect using a client machine I cannot access the ...
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Sftp : local is remote?

I am trying to remotely connect to University to do some maths simulations, for which I am proceeding by... ssh -X mouser@remoteIPaddress then sftp mouser@remoteIPaddress All connections ...
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Create remote file stream into terminal

I'm not experienced unix user so terminology may be not correct. Suppose I have a remote unix hosting which I'm connecting to from windows by ssh with putty. So I have terminal window with access to ...
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How to use SSH tunnel to connect to remote MySQL server?

I am trying to connect to remote MySQL server, which runs on CentOS 6.6 cPanel server. I am creating tunnel this way: ssh -L 3306:xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:3306 user@xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx -p PPPPP Where ...
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Remote folder access on Linux

In my school I have a fedora system running without root rights. At home I have a pc with root rights. Because the memory on school's fedora is for me not enough and I want to share some things ...
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Access from unknown IP tracks to non-existent website

Just had a warning that my Gmail's been accessed from the following IP: 151.230.107.114 which routes to something called htc_frisbee.com , which doesn't appear to be a real website. Could this just be ...
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Is it possible to use Unix commands to `cp` a file in my subdirectory into a remote computer via SSH?

I have a series of software files downloaded into my subdirectory "~/Downloads" on my personal computer. I am also using bash to connect remotely to a computer using ssh. Is it possible to transfer ...
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How to copy symlinks as symlinks from one machine to another?

Let's assume I have two identical systems. On the first system I've created a symbolic link. On the second one I want to copy that symlink via sftp and the symlink shall work the same (i.e if the ...
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Remmina closes after connecting through RDP

I have an xrdp server running on my KVM guest. I connect to the server using Remmina, then it comes up with a login prompt, with the sesman-Xvnc module. I enter my credentials, the Connection Log ...
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Cannot telnet to Postgresql Forwarded Port

I'm trying to portforward a PostgreSQL port using my DLINK ADSL Router. I have the following IP addresses. Public Internet IP 197.321.321.32 PostgreSQL 192.123.123.12:5432 (Port To ...
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PostgreSQL Remote Connection debugging

I'm having issues connecting to my PostgreSQL database from an online source. PostgreSQL seems to be setup up fine it is running on it's default port 5432 and the postgresql.conf has the following ...
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remote connectivity tool like teamviewer for ubuntu server

I have Ubuntu 12.x server edition at office. it is hosted behind multiple wan load balancers. is there any tool like teamviewer that i can use to connect with it from my home?
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CentOS 7 ssh to LAN using internet

In the LAN we all access the server (Centos 7) using ssh but I was wondering how to enable ssh connections from outside the LAN, if a user wanted to use the Internet from their own Network to ssh into ...
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Apache PostreSQL database server only

I was wondering if it's possible to use apache to make a postgresql database available for connections from the web without using a website to interface with the database. Instead of having a webpage ...
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PostgreSQL ssh connection from outside network

I have a PostgreSQL Server (CentOS 7) running on the network, it is set up to allow remote connections which works from inside the network. Any computer on the network can connect to it using ssh -L ...
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scp can't upload/download files even though ssh works

I can connect to my server using ssh dziura and it works as it should, but I have problems copying any files to/from the server using rsync/scp/sftp. Scp: $ scp dziura:/home/kossak/file_remote.txt . ...
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How to get information about files being copied to my machine by remote rsync command?

I am rsyncing a directory from machine B to machine A. rsync command is run on machine B. On machine A, what kind of information can I get about this rsync process (progress/amount of data downloaded ...
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Exactly what does rpcbind do?

According to the documentation: The rpcbind[3] utility maps RPC services to the ports on which they listen. RPC processes notify rpcbind when they start, registering the ports they are ...
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Using remote server IP like a proxy command line on my local machine

I have a remote linux server with an ip like x.x.x.x. I want to use my server to use my commands. for example I want to use apt-get update command from my local machine and command run in my local ...
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Remote queue-like auditing service (“append-only pastebin”)

I am looking for an existing service / tool which would support the following in a UNIX-like shell environment: append-only writes, with writes guaranteed to be persistent for some well-specified ...
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Can't access my device via SSH over internet

I'm running sshdroid server on my android device at port 22 and I get this while I use my pc to connect to it via ssh (LAN) root@kali:~# ssh -l root 100.107.219.116 The authenticity of host ...
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Remote DLNA / UPnP Media Client / Controller

I have a MiniDLNA + Bubble UPnP Server running at home and I would like to access it remotely from my PC at work. I can check that the server is properly accessible though the Bubble UPnP App for ...
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How can I tell if someone has connected to my machine remotely?

One thing I have found very disappointing in computing is the lack of notification when someone connects to your computer. I do a lot of remote work and when I connect to anothers machine they get no ...
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read-only ldap client setup

I have a Debian Linux box hosted on the cloud that I want to provide mail services with (Postfix/Dovecot). I want it to access my openLDAP server at home for authentication and to provide users email ...
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While logged in to remote, cannot push a file from remote back to local host

I am logged in to a remote host and trying to push a file back to my local machine. Using scp myusername@university_computer:/home/myusername/filename /home/myname/folder results in the error ...
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Showing login message when connecting to Screen

I have added this to .profile: [ -z "$STY" ] && screen -Rd "work" When connecting to a remote machine via ssh, the automatic attachment to screen is hiding the server's motd (message of the ...