Tag Archives: remote access

Freeing disk space on a shared hosting account

Recently my web host informed my that my account was over-quota on disk space usage. Here’s how I tracked down and fixed the problem. Advertisements

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Setting up sshd

Setting up an ssh server.

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NX remote desktop

My notes as I try to get NX remote desktop software accessible from my box.

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Remote desktop solutions

Remote desktop software allows a user on one computer to take control of a remote computer. Typical uses include remote administration or support, and presentation.

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TeamViewer

TeamViewer is multi-platform remote desktop software, allowing a user on one computer to take control of a remote computer. Uses include remote support, presentation, and file transfer. TeamViewer is proprietary but is available at no cost for non-commercial use.

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Setting up the No-IP dynamic DNS mapping service

The No-IP free Dynamic DNS (DDNS) and redirection service maps a dynamic IP address to a URL such as yourname.no-ip.org.

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Using ssh to connect with remote hosts

ssh is a useful tool with which to connect to remote hosts. …

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Setting up a FileZilla FTP server on a Windows workstation

Windows is not an ideal platform for a file server, but the FileZilla FTP server is an easy way to allow a Windows user to access his documents remotely while away from the office. Windows users being what they are, … Continue reading

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