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Working through the network with files, programs, etc., that are stored on a distinct machine from the original host.

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Multi screen remote desktop

I am looking for a solution (free or paid.) for our small company to improve the environment for working from home. (especially during this period) We have 3-4 monitors at the remote site (homes) and ...
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How can I rotate Ubuntu 16.04 screen in ssh [duplicate]

xrandr -o left isn't working. It displays Can't open display. I tried to find config, but screens have different device ids. What if I want many screens to rotate same rotation?
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How to start applications on a remote second machine with systemd

The question is: can systemd start a service on a second remote machine? Scenario: applications 3X the name I call it app1 app2 app3 machines 2X the name I call it ms1 and ms2 ----MS1---------MS2 --...
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Ubuntu 19.10 login screen changed after XDRP installation

I installed xrdp in Ubuntu Linux as this: sudo apt-get install xrdp It worked fine and I can connect via rdp remote, the big problem is that previously after install xdrp the main login screen when ...
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xargs command is running on local machine but results in an “invalid command” error when run on remote host

I run this command on my local machine to delete a list of files contained in a text file. xargs rm -r < deletion_list.txt It works as expected and deletes all of the files in the current working ...
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connect to ssh and execute command in spite of changing shells after login

I am trying to connect to a server via ssh and then execute a command. So far so simple. The twist is that on that server, I start zsh from my bash. So in my .bashrc I have the command: exec /bin/...
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Copy between two remote servers via local server [duplicate]

I've search and tried many solutions from this page. But I wasn't able to use any of them. Here is the situation: I have linux VM (hostname = debianVM). From this VM I'm connecting to remote servers. ...
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Keep a log of system start with GNU grub2 bootloader?

Since the GNU grub2 bootloader is able to read files from partitions and supports ext4 filesystem is there a way to make it record/log boot processes to a file? Such a log would help me enormously to ...
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Script fails when run over inline ssh but not locally or over full ssh session

I have a script on a server that pulls from a remote git repo then compiles the code with make and presents a compiled file to download. When I run locally on the machine or through a regular ssh ...
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VNC Connection Refused Problem Ubuntu Secondary router

Hello I installed VNC time ago but never worked until I went to the Ubuntu Wifi settings and enable Remote ON. After that worked with IP’s in 192.168.1.xxx. Now, I have a second router connected to ...
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How to run Bash Script in background [duplicate]

I am remotely connected to a system using ssh and want to run nmap on a system from there. But every 5 minutes, my SSH connection breaks and so the process running on my shell stops. How can I run ...
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Locked out of remote machine when changing password

TLDR : Not able to login after resetting the password on a remote machine. The machine is on a truck that's 1000kms away. I have a remote ubuntu machine which is connected through a service called ...
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Remote SSH copy files with filenames that contain certain strings

I have two remote servers. One that I am currently connected to and one that I am trying to copy a lot of files to (10.10.0.13) I have a series of files I need to copy within various directories of ...
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Connecting to linux-server with Remmina RDP gives error: Unable to establish a connection RDP server <server>

I have been trying to connect remotely to the server of my department using Remmina (my OS is Linux). I am able to connect to it via the terminal using SSH (ssh user@ip_adress). As the work I am ...
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Command to display previous,current,next month of Cal of year 2015 dec

I know how to display the previous, current ,next Month of ongoing current month .but I didn't know for the particular year mentioned...what is the command used in Unix to get the output
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realVNC very slow, what is the bottle neck if the network is fast?

I hope this is the right place where to ask this. Background: I need to connect remotely to a Cents OS 7 server from my ubuntu 18.04 and to use a GUI, but not concerned with image quality: just need ...
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Historically, what was the first OpenBSD remote hole?

On: https://www.openbsd.org/ I can see: Only two remote holes in the default install, in a heck of a long time! I understand the concept what are they pointing out, since other OSes have ...
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Anydesk connect Linux to Windows and transmit super key

I have Anydesk installed on both my Windows 10 desktop and Linux Mint laptop. Whenever I connect to Linux from Windows, the Windows key is transmitted perfectly. Whenever I connect from Linux, the ...
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How to use an handheld device with GNU/Linux and YouTube to protect from death threats?

Suppose you fear you could meet someone who will threaten you with death. Assuming the bad guy won't destroy your handheld (for example an Ubuntu Touch device) on sight, a barely decent form of ...
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mmauth , mmremotecluster, mmremotefs configured correctly but mmmount is not working

I'm trying to get some multi cluster thing working between two of our GPFS clusters. In the "client" cluster, when trying to mount the "remote" cluster, I get: [root@gpfs2 ~]# mmmount all Tue Dec 10 ...
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Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) not actually saving $DOCKER_HOST

The situation: I develop on a windows VDI that uses the WSL to run docker, and I'm actually using a remote docker daemon running on a Red Hat server. Locally, I have the DOCKER_HOST variable set to ...
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Remote Tunnel Mac OSX Permission Denied

I am on a Mac and trying to create a remote tunnel. I can run ssh localhost on that Mac fine and login. I am basically following the steps in this tutorial: https://medium.com/@cristianduguet/play-...
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sftp put - equivalent to rsync

I would like to use the command put to recover an ongoing file transfer via sftp after a broken pipe. Files should be uploaded only if the destination size is smaller than the one of the source file. ...
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Ssh tunneling with ProxyCommand with different usernames

I need to access a remote server (let's say host2) which I can reach only after accessing another server (let's say host1). My problem is that I have different usernames for both the machines, and ...
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'nc.exe' not showing up in directory listing inside netcat session

Sorry for the confusing title. For a class lab, we were required to use netcat to establish a bind shell with a Windows workstation that was listening on a particular port and pushing out its command ...
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SSH: RemotePortForw. - Binding privileged port

very short and basic question, i'm having trouble in a network's homework i'm having. This is the point i'm asked to implement: Configure SSH remote port forwarding in order to redirect the port 83 ...
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Allow the contents of a server port to be accessible to public

I have a live, automatically updating plot(using Bokeh) in python being displayed in a remote Linux server(set up by my university for me) at its port 127.0.0.1:5006. Usually, I have to connect to the ...
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How to keep a local directory automatically synced with a remote, without latency issues?

I develop a git-tracked codebase that has a lot of files. This code must be run on a remote machine. So every time I make a change locally, I must then sync it to the remote and run the new code on ...
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Syntax to transfer from remote to local scp by leapfrogging onto another host?

I am trying to copy files from a remote server to my local server, however, my remote server first requires me to connect to an intermediate host and then leapfrog onto the actual server from there. I ...
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SSHFS: Cannot umount / re-mount remote directory after connection is interrupted

I often use sshfs to mount a remote directory to make it appear as local: sudo sshfs -o allow_other myname@server:/remote/path /mnt/remote/ Occasionally there could be interruption to the connection ...
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VNC connection to Xorg window

I have a computer with an attached display starting a Java application via startx. Now I want to access the application remotely via VNC. Is it possible to open a x11vnc session for one Xorg window? (...
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SSH X forwarding too slow

I have the following setup: internet host_1 --> router_1 <----------> router_2 <-- host_2 Both host_1 and host_2 run Ubuntu 18.04. From host_2, I ...
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unbundling a file of here docs when file's directory is different from pwd

All, I have a file (called, say, bundled_file.txt) of here docs stored in a directory, and the file looks like this: cat > a.txt << 'eof' ... ... ... 'eof' cat > b.txt << 'eof' ......
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install pip and setuptools on remote machines

we want to install pip on all remote machines on each remote machine we have ls -ltr -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 855608 Oct 7 01:39 setuptools-41.4.0.zip -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 1140573 Oct 20 07:23 ...
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Start command remotely and then close connection

I'm trying to start a trim command on a bunch of servers remotely since these are appliances and we lose support if you change anything like cron jobs locally. I'm trying to do this: ssh root@192....
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Execute Python script located on remote Windows machine from Linux server

I have following task: I have Linux (RedHat) server and Windows machine. I need to execute Python script located on Windows side from Linux using ssh. SSH server with password-less access is ...
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Remotely changing the password on Ubuntu system accounts

I've recently set up an SFTP server for a number of people and their projects. For security reasons, people were given system accounts so they have no SSH access (we don't want them to accidentally ...
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SCP as different user

I was wondering if it's an option to scp as different user(not the one who connects to remote server). For example, if user A has kerberos ticket to server X and user A has sudo access to user B. Is ...
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File Access over VPN - Freenas

I recently started working from home for a local print shop. Now that I'm working at home, I need to access their network remotely using VPN through their sonicwall device. I need to access files ...
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How to VNC to Ubuntu 19.04 without monitor while connected via SSH

I am trying to figure out how I can VNC to my Ubuntu 19.04 desktop which doesn't have a monitor or keyboard/mouse. I installed Ubuntu 19.04 on an external USB hard drive using my MacBook Air. I then ...
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Run Ubuntu No Monitor

I would like to run an Ubuntu (18.0.4) desktop with no monitor/keyboard attached, and access it via VNC (or Remote Desktop) from a Windows 10 Pro machine. I have installed VNC Viewer on Windows and ...
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Failed to run bash script remotely Too many )'s

After some research: Script to ssh and run a command doesn't work Multiple commands in sshpass Make a shell script execute commands in telnet or programs I've come up with a script that logs ...
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How to specify port for scp for a remote server?

I have two remote nodes that I am trying to send files from one to another. scp remote1:~/testSCP remote2@10.0.1.10:~/ I have ~/ssh/config set up in my local machine so, it is using port 2222 by ...
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How to configure remote machine to use local timezone on login?

I work on a remote Linux machine which is located in a timezone which is off by 9h from my local time. I spend most of my time working from the shell, dealing with files versions and logs. Because the ...
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remote id of hardware

Basis of this question. Each hardware circuit board has an id that can be checked with a Linux command, for example lspci. The various hardware circuit boards ids in a computer might together ...
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I’m doing plink (ssh) → sudo → remote file copy in an X11 environment, and it’s failing

I'm new to Linux, so I may be a bit unfamiliar with the terminologies used here, but what I'm trying to do now is from a Windows PC, I would use plink to ssh into a Linux server and use sudo to run as ...
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tar on remote machine and save the compress file under specific folder

we want to tar the folder - current on remote machine and save the compressed file under /tmp so we do that: ssh 18.23.2.12 "tar -zcvf current_bck.tar.gz /var/current -C /tmp" but on remote ...
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Debian ssh issue after Buster upgrade

After I upgrade my laptop to Buster (stable) from Stretch (old Stable) I get the following error while I try to connect to my remote workstation: ssh workstation sign_and_send_pubkey: signing ...
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Copy files from remote machine to folder on remote machine

Why do we get the following error about "No such file or directory" when we copy files from remote folder to another remote folder? ssh -n -o ConnectTimeout=50 -o StrictHostKeyChecking=no -xaq $IP ...
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SCP from remote network - finding address of local network

I'm trying to copy data from a remote server (university) to my local machine via scp I know the basic command username1@source_host:directory1/filename1 username2@destination_host:directory2/...

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