Chrome Remote Desktop

Access another computer with Chrome Remote Desktop to provide remote support or use application on another PC located remotely etc is quite a costly fair, if you are using TeamViewer or Ammyy. of course if it's your business and the support is paid for, then I will recommend TeamViewer. 

Most of us provide support to our friends and relatives, some time hobbyist and part time professional also require to provide remote support, using TeamViewer is a choice but to clicking "Fair", while honestly it's not complete non commercial, is quite a moral challenge.

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Small & Medium Business Cost Effective Virtual Private Network (VPN) Tunnel

While Consulting for a Business doing about +20Cr (3M USD) revenue, It was a challenge to have full-fledged IT team to manage the Network and other IT related stuff.

The Primary issue was the Accounting Package “Tally ERP9” a popular Accounting Package which is licensed as a server with multi user but lacked remote connectivity but for “tally.net” which used a ddns server hosted by tally. Tally now provides a sync facilities but expects each of the branch to buy a lic..? which requires to renewed every year.

There are many hardware suppliers like Cisco, Netgear etc which provide VPN Routers like RV80 or VPN FireWall from Netgear again these are licensed per connection. They are worth the buck but involves issues beyond a small business person. To find a skilled person on VPN tunnel is also quite a challenge.

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VirtualBox: using macbook iSight or FaceTime HD Camera [SOLVED]

Virtualbox is a excellent freeware to test Virtual Machine Systems or Virtualisation..  it has a few issues.

It cannot use the builtin Camera iSight or FaceTime HD.. the following is a fix to it.

1. Read Section 9.7 “Webcam passthrough”

2. Note: The webcam passthrough module is shipped as part of the Oracle VM VirtualBox extension pack, which must be installed separately. See Section 1.5, “Installing VirtualBox and extension packs” for more information.

3. Open “terminal” and check which camera you have and then attach it to the VMContinue reading