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How to configure Remmina to trigger the super key in the remote client and not in the host?

I use Remmina to do an interaction from the Host to the Remote Client, therefore Host (Remmina running) ---> Remote Client The Hosts can be either as Ubuntu, Peppermint or Fedora and the Remote ...
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Is possible restart a suspended system remotely?

For Ubuntu and Fedora based on GUI - both as remote clients - in a laptop (and even PC) is possible execute remotely through either SSH or Remmina the following command: sleep 15 && systemctl ...
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I can't connect to x11vnc from different network

I am trying to connect from my laptop (with Linux Mint) to my remote desktop (with Linux Mint too) using VNC Viewer on my laptop and x11vnc on my desktop. I manage to connect if I am on the same ...
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Controlling other Linux desktops from a central one

In our school lab, we have 20 computers and we want to set up Linux on them. Is it possible to control them (I mean tasks like updating, upgrading and so on) from a central computer? N.B: Zorin Grid ...
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Is it possible to create a ncat loop?

If you had two computers, wanting to control one from another using only ncat, without using telnet, ssh or other networking tools and only two shells, how could i go about that? I have successfully ...
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RemoteControl on Samba AD?

I have an AD/DC, running on Zentyal 6.1 (wich is a web service of Samba 4.11 running on 18 iirc). But here is the thing: I have some users (we are on the same network, I can even reach them via ping, ...
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PulseAudio as remote source *and* sink?

I'm an amateur radio operator, and I use a software package called WSJT-X to connect my computer to my radio to operate it using what we call "digital modes". This works by sending audio ...
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Remote script for multiple machines

I have multiple CentOS machines on a network and I need to be able to push one script at a time to all of the machines at once. I have looked at something like Atera, but that is for windows, is not ...
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Using Laptop to serve as monitor, keyboard and mouse to another PC

I have a laptop for my regular use which is compact and for regular day to day work. I need a much powerful PC so I buy/ assemble one. But I dont want to buy peripherals like Monitor, Keyboard and ...
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How to setup VLC to use Infrared remote control using LIRC

How can I setup VLC to use Infrared remote controls using LIRC ?
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How to SCP the output of a command from a remote server to another remote server?

I am connected to a remote machine ( server1 ). On server1 I want to make a script that is copying & renaming some files that have a specific size but to rename them only after they are ...
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Enable Gnome Screen Sharing via Commandline?

I set up a automated kickstart-installation for a "digital-signage-client" based on Fedora 30 (soon 32), now I want to add the enabling of the "Gnome Screen Sharing" to the installation to be able to ...
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How can i offer a single GUI app (trough e.g VNC) that is open to anyone on the internet to control, somewhat safely?

I'd like to make a solution that let's me offer a single Linux GUI app of my choice, e.g an emulator, to be controlled by basically anyone on the internet, trough e.g browser-based VNC. So, i'd like ...
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Can I remotely connect my office system "PC-A" to another neighbouring office system "PC-B" through mac address?

System description I have two Ubuntu (Mate-flavour) systems in my office "PC-A" and "PC-B". previously(4 days ago) I was able to remotely connect both the PC from home. both are connected with the ...
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How do I force x11vnc to stream lower quality?

I need to access a remote machine via a high latency, slow connection. It uses x11vnc and I want it to broadcast video in much lower quality than what's actually on the screen. First thing that comes ...
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NoMachine behind a NAT

My provider uses a NAT network. I would like to expose a NoMachine server over the WAN (like I do with TeamViewer). When starting the server, I only get a list of private IP addresses, which are not ...
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Monitor a burst of events with inotifywait

I have a service which is sporadically publishing content in a certain server-side directory via rsync. When this happens I would like to trigger the execution of a server-side procedure. Thanks to ...
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Unable to do RSH connection

I have two servers with RHEL 6.6 installed. I'm trying to do an RSH connection between these two. Following are the errors which I'm getting: connect to address 172.21.70.95 port 544: Connection ...
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How can I emulate (inject) system-wide keystrokes and mouse movement via a TCP server?

I'm running Debian on a dedicated HTPC without a keyboard or mouse attached. Most users will use LIRC and an IR receiver to control the system, but my remote control is advanced and can send direct ...
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Is it possible to transport any device over TCP?

Is it possible to transport whole device as in /dev entry over TCP? I'm talking about transporting e.g. joystick over TCP or mouse/rs232 port/framebuffer dev, soundcard dev, disks, etc. I'm mostly ...
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Monitor/spy on tty1 or see the output from tty1 via SSH? [duplicate]

I started an fsck locally from tty1 on my Linux server and it seems to take forever. Would I have thought about this before or known I would have run a screen fsck. Is there any way to monitor tty1 ...
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Run local python script on remote machine

I wish to run python script that I have locally on disk on remote machine. I used to run bash scripts like this: cat script.sh | ssh user@machine but I do not know how to do same for Python script.
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How to evaluate commands on the given node of cluster by using plink?

Despite plink (putty link, which provides remote evaluation of commands on remote cluster by using ssh) is Windows application, I hope that You will help me in this question. I have the remote ...
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Use Unified Remote on Fedora over Bluetooth

Unified remote server works perfectly with one error Bluedtooth: Could not connect to SDP. I tried running sdptool browse local and it claims Failed to connect to SDP server on FF:FF:FF:00:00:00: No ...
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Setting up LIRC in Debian 8

I have an infrared remote control which sends RC-5 signals and a computer with an IR receiver. The computer runs Debian 8 and I'm trying to set up LIRC so that I can control the music player daemon (...
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Make IRDA hotkeys work in the lock screen

I have some IRDA reciever and remote controller. Some keys on it emulates hotkeys. So, I've created a hotkey that locks my current session. Now I want to create one that will unlock it (for example, ...
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Find a IR transmitter device

I would like to use the IR transmitter included in a cubox. I did not found any documentation to use it, so I would want to learn how to communicate with periphericals on linux. Commands like lshw,...
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Unlock the encrypted Volumes after restarting the server via SSH

I used the sudo shutdown -r to restart my Mac server via SSH. However, after restarting the server, I discovered that two volumes are offline due to encryption. What I am trying to do is input the ...
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Using remote XServer

I recall seeing a tutorial on setting up Xorg to be a vnc replacement without installing anything, but I cannot find it. I was hoping someone here could help out. Scenario: Machine A no monitor ...
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How do I login to another UNIX machine and execute a shell script stored there? [closed]

How do I login to another UNIX machine and execute a shell script stored there?
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Available console solution for a physical machine running OpenBSD?

If we have a physical server running OpenBSD, what are the available remote console solutions for it? Are there any unique methods because it's an OpenBSD? Console of course means if there is no ...
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is it possible to have a dhcp client stop the dhcp service of the server after receiving an address?

Is there anything (specifically in linux machines) that can jump from client to server that would have the ability to perform a root-level task, such as stopping a service in an automated manner? (...
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Transport keyboard/mouse events to a keyboard/mouse-less remote host

I want to send keyboard and mouse events from a small ARMv7 computer board to a remote one, which has no keyboard nor mouse. I'm planning to send these events on a locally implemented CAN bus. The ...
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Is there any way of knowing who [including remote users] can access a paticular file / folder?

In Windows you could enter file properties and see which users have an access to a particular files. [Including remote users / groups that are part of your domain] In unix when you enter properties ...
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Remote Mouse netcat (/dev/input/mice)

I was playing around with nc and I'm discovering how powerful and versatile this tool is. I was wondering how the file /dev/input/mice works because when I do cat /dev/input/mice you see the output, ...
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Remotely use SSH key authentication (3

I have a VM using ubuntu 14.04. running on a windows. If I use the terminal on the VM desktop, I can connect to my servers without passwords using registered SSH Keys. When I connect to the VM from ...
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SSH PC at office in local network from home

My office has one default gateway and behind that is a local network with locally assigned IP addresses to all computers including mine. I hold admin in my Ubuntu installed office PC and is it ...
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Restricted ssh remote execution with arguments

I need to enable remote execution of a shell script on a server, but deny all other access. The script is a toggle that accepts a single parameter (on/off/status). This comes close to answering my ...
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iKVM: return to graphic mode

In iKVM (Supermicro) I have switched to text console mode using <Ctrl>+<Alt>+<F1>. How I can switch again to graphic mode? (the same keyshortcut pressing again doesn't do anything).
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ssh (remote console) between 2 computers from different private networks

I have two computers. Both of them are from different private networks. I'd like to connect from one of them to another (to program on it remotely). I attempted to use some remote desktop software (...
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How to connect a Wiimote to a Fedora 19 system?

How to connect a Wiimote for remote controlling purposes under Fedora? (actually, it is a 3rd party wiimote clone, like the ones sold on amazon for 15 $)
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Remote support: routing RDP over ssh tunnel?

I want to replace TeamViewer with a FOSS solution. I need to support some remote computers. I have a working SSH tunnel set up between two computers using a middleman server like this: Kubuntu_laptop-...
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Install Desktop on Centos 6.3 remote server

Through our hosting provider, we can create servers running CentOS 6.3. However, these installs are meant to be used as servers that are accessed remotely. They do not come packaged with a GUI "...
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Configure remote control Zydacron

I have found an old infrared remote controller with the receptor connected as USB. I connect it into my Linux box (Mint LMDE kernel 3.2.0-4-amd64). It's recognized with lsusb as "Zydacron HID Remote ...
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X windowing system remote desktop procedure? (No VNC, no XN)

I want to display the desktop of my raspberry pi on my laptop. On the rPI runs Raspbian with LXDE. I am on Ubuntu 12.04/awesome. Is it possible to display the complete rPi-desktop on my laptops ...
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Do I need to install LIRC separately in Fedora 18?

I just finished installing Fedora 18 and out of the box I noticed that it recognizes my IMON/MCE Remote control. I have had to make some changes to the rc_keymaps/imon_mce file to remap some of the ...
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Certain keys (arrows, page-up, page-down) not working in rdesktop-vrdp

I start and stop my VM headless style. Start VBoxHeadless -s Windows -v on -e "TCP/Address=0.0.0.0" -e "TCP/Ports=3389" Stop VBoxManage controlvm Windows poweroff And I connect to it using the ...
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How to disable remote access on a linux distribution?

So I've read in Mark Sobell's book on Linux, that Linux by default is open to remote administration. Now seen as I'm running a Fedora 17, on a laptop I never have to administrate anything on remotely, ...
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How to configure vim to interact with interactive command line shells?

From time to time I want to use vim as scratch pad for commands that I would like to send to a command line shell like psql (Postgres), ghci (Haskell programming language), octave ('calculator'), ...
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Preventing multiple keypresses from RF remote

I needed to replace a Gyration remote control (which was for controlling MythTV) and it is no longer made. So I got a Keyspan TSBX-2404. It works in the sense that it communicates with the box (...
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