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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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How to grab a screenshot of a 4x4 screen composite display?

I'm supervising a number of headless displays, and in order for me to see, remotely, what a screen is currently displaying without actually going there and look at it, I'm using scrot to take a ...
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SSH reverse tunnel and port forward to a different machine on remote network

i am trying to do something , but i cant get it to work After at least 4-5 hours of research and trying , its time for help I want to connect to a second remote machine trough a primary remote machine ...
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Ansible - Push authorized key to multiple host groups with different passwords

I want to push a new user's public key to a host invetory using Ansible. For that, a playbook was created like the following example. --- - name: vms1 - Authorize hosts with pub key hosts: vms1 ...
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How to enter user's password on remote server within SSH (not SSH password)

I'm pretty sure this question has been already come up not only to me but I just fail to find answer. So I do ssh connection to a remote server with ssh certificate. No issue so far. Then I'm doing ...
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Allow remote (SSH, XRDP, etc) sudo users to suspend/shutdown without privilege elevation

Sudo users do not seem to need privilege elevation to suspend/shutdown the computer when they are doing so locally, but require privilege elevation (e.g., need sudo shutdown instead of just shutdown). ...
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How to run and stop scripts with parameters on multiple remote machines

10 years ago, there was a question: Automatically run commands over SSH on many servers. I have basically the same one, but I need to run commands/scripts with (potentially different) parameters there ...
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How do I force reset (from the host) a VM started with qemu-system-x86_64?

I have a Windows VM that is stuck on the blue reset screen. Usually in this situation I just kill the process for the VM, but obviously that isn't ideal. It seems that they way to do this is through ...
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Install teamviewer for debian 9 cli only

Until now I used zerotier in order to reach a remote linux debian 9 machine that is a sort of vpn service, it assign you virtual router and you can add machines to it. Something got really strange ...
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Is there an enterprise service or native method that provides remote disable for Linux laptops for corporate IT? Like jamf but for Linux

I'm trying to work with our IT to provide a Linux option for laptops. The main sticking point is the ability for IT to disable the possibility for anyone to login to the machine in the event of a lost ...
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Automatic SSH prompt input

I'm trying to copy a bunch of RSA keys to multiple servers for a specific user. Whenever I issue the ssh-copy-id command it asks me to confirm by typing "yes", then asks me for the password. ...
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Alternative to SSH and SNMP for remotely gathering metrics

Does anyone know of alternative protocols for gathering metrics remotely from Linux servers other than SSH and SNMP? We are looking to support as much of the Linux ecosystem as possible including very ...
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Setting up a bastion host to access local machine

My ISP gives me a 192.168.* IP to my home router. Only the main company router in the building gets a real IPv4 IP but all of the tenants in the building share that. They don't do IP forwarding so I ...
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Remote access to a Minecraft server over SSH [duplicate]

I have a dedicated server running Ubuntu Server 18.04. I'm going to be hosting a Minecraft server for someone. What's the best way to restrict their read, write, and execute access to only the ...
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How can I fix broken https on Cockpit?

I've just installed cockpit on my CentOS 8 box: dnf install cockpit systemctl start cockpit.socket systemctl enable cockpit.socket Once I'd let it through the firewall, I can get it up on a.b.c.d:...
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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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Specify boot device from within linux

I have two hard drives in a machine, one with CentOS and the other FreeBSD. For remote administration, is there some way to specify the boot device from within the OS before I reboot? This is ...
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automatically keep trying to connect to telnet host until it suceeds (over ssh)

I want to automate logging in by telnet on a remote host. The thing is, the telnet session becomes reachable a few seconds after ssh is available, i.e. user@hostA telnet hostB will fail until hostB is ...
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How to connect remote Linux Machine via SSH [closed]

I want to connect remote my linux machine via SSH. What should I do for this?
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Trying to remotely execute a string via ssh but my back slash keeps on getting duplicated

I an trying to pull cpu data on PMD's (Poll Mode Drivers) from remote servers and this is what it should look like: pidstat -t -p `pidof ovs-vswitchd` 1 1 | grep -E pmd\|%CPU 01:48:19 PM UID ...
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TeamViewer, open source replacement? (Connection created from remote device)

Is there an open source alternative to TeamViewer? The issue is having the remote placed device initiate a connection so that the help desk can manage the device. I am looking to create a facility ...
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How to reset router through command line browser? [closed]

I need to reset router and I just get access with ssh to raspberry in local network with router. I'm trying with elinks and w3m browser but I can't see any option, maybe because the router's control ...
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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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ssh server alternative for remote terminal e.g like putty work [closed]

As per my knowledge, putty is the best solution for the remote terminal but we need run the ssh server on Linux. In my case, I want to take Linux remote terminal on Windows machine but do not want to ...
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Managing personal site on home computer [closed]

I have a site on my personal computer (with OS Ubuntu 16.04), there is static IP so I can go to my site from anywhere. I am trying to find a way to manage and configure my site remotely. My first ...
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Expose public ports only to the sshed user

We have a VPS running on AWS, although generic solution is expected regardless of hosting vendor. This VPS is acting as a Jump Box (running CentOS 6) for various other internal server such as SSH ...
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Can't send password through ssh command, incorrect password error

I have a script that does various things, and among those things, it prompts the user for a password, stores it in the $password parameter and the executes this command: ssh [host] 'cd someDir; echo "...
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Writing logs on remote server with rsyslog

I am trying to configure my firewall to write logs on a Virtual machine (Debian, bridged adapter). I've managed it to work, however, all messages going to /var/log/messages, if I don't explicitly ...
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Parallel execution of sh script in multiple servers [duplicate]

I am trying to execute action in multiple servers in my loop but I would like to launch my actions in the first server and go directly to the second one without waiting for the first one to complite . ...
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wayland and remote desktop

apparently Fedora 25, even if in alpha state (not for long, beta comins soon) is doing extremely well with Wayland enable by defaut. I wonder if there's any graphical/easy_to_setup solution out there ...
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Trick to create restricted linux user I can remotely control no matter where it connects

Short version: I need to give my 4 yr old son a laptop so that he can skype with me from the other side of the globe. The only help I can expect from his legal guardian is turning the laptop on at the ...
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Kali linux: I cannot connect from remote system using xrdp and mstsc

I have some trouble I want to connect to kali from remote system that is the Windows7 using xrdp and mstsc. so I installed xrdp service and run, next I tried to connect from windows, but it didn't ...
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phpVirtualBox - Control Remote Servers - Central Management

Not sure if this is possible, all my google results come up with RDP stuff, or just basic, how to install phpVirtualBox. I was wondering If I can set up a Central phpVirtualBox and connect it to ...
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How do I ssh my Mac from another server? [duplicate]

I want to ssh my iMac at home from my MacBook when I'm away, but I can't figure out how to ssh when I'm not on the same local network. I have configured my iMac to accept ssh through the "Remote login"...
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Linux distro for mobile screen remote access?

Are there any distros that have a UI made for mobile phones? I want to setup a server that can be accessed remotely with a phone.
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Linux equivalent to PowerShell's "one-to-many" remoting

Coming from Windows administration, I want to dig deeper in Linux (Debian). One of my burning questions I could not answer searching the web (didn't find it) is: how can I achieve the so called "one-...
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Moving files between two drives remotely

Any ideas on a OS X app or protocol that would let me easily move files between say... /home/user/Downloads and /media/user/External my attempts so far trying to use SFTP or SMB haven't worked. ...
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Local graphical tools to control remote non-GUI server

I am running an openSUSE server without any GUI components (for the classical reasons: performance, security, patching, etc.). Are there Linux related graphical tools that I can run on my local (...
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Any way to perform failsafe upgrade without having two images?

I'm figuring out a failsafe upgrade scheme for my embedded Linux device. I want to be able to upgrade the kernel and RFS, and have the system revert to an older image if the new image fails for some ...
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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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How can I remotely access an intranet website from an external network via an SSH tunnel?

I recently setup FreeIPA on an internally accessible system at home. I'd like to manage this web UI from networks that are external to my LAN, but at the same time, I don't want to have to expose this ...
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Why am I getting this message from xauth: "timeout in locking authority file /home/<user>/.Xauthority"?

While attempting to SSH into a host I received the following message from xauth: /usr/bin/xauth: timeout in locking authority file /home/sam/.Xauthority NOTE: I was trying to remote display an ...
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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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Best way to connect to an existing user context through SSH

What we would like to do: We have short living virtual machines for running scripts. The virtual machines are used through SSH to perform "builds" (sequence of scripts) and discarded once all 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 shell - are there any non-ssh based alternatives?

Are there any alternative SSH servers other than SSHD? One that is not SSH based? Ideally one that can be installed from offical Debian repository, that listens on a port other than port 22. (To ...
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ipmitool set idrac mode

I have a DELL server R610, on this server there is a RHEL 6.4 This server has an idrac entreprise. I would like to configure the idrac from command line, avoiding reboot. I read on the man page of ...
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How to do x2go Remote Login for Machine Initialization?

I am a cloud computer user. In order to create a new virtual machine in the cloud, usually I have to initialize it using vnc viewer in the cloud control panel before I can access it with x2go client. ...
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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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How to remote install CentOS/RHEL 7 using a rescue image like GRML?

Assuming a remote machine where you can PXE boot into a GRML image that also provides ssh access. Now the question is how to install CentOS in such an environment. Something like KVM access is not ...
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