Author Archive | Armada

Orcus Update 1.8.2

This update adds the new command “Drop & Execute” which allows easy execution Features Add full screen feature for all external command windows; Remote Desktop can be viewed in full screen now Add thumbnail support for file explorer Add Drop & Execute Changes Service will be directly started after installation Bugfixes Fix bug Remote Desktop […]

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About the .Net Framework

A lot of questions regarding the .Net Framework are coming up frequently, so I decided to write this article to don’t always write the same. What is the .Net Framework? This part is fairly complicated, I will try to explain it as easy as possible: First of all, you have to understand the difference between […]

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Orcus Update 1.8.1

This is a bug fix release. Bugfixes Fix webcam command Fix library deploying system for client .Net Framework versions 4.0 and 4.5 Fix dead lock in Remote Desktop Fix bug in Voice Chat which caused the stream not to stop Fix crash on disconnect Fix possible crash when two plugins have the same id Fix […]

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Orcus Update 1.8

Features Add french translation Rewrite Remote Desktop Improve speed drastically: Use faster Windows APIs when possible Use other connection method when possible Rewrite codec Use different image compression method Remove extra window -> inputs can be made directly Add voice chat (based on Microphone recorder plugin) Stream your microphone to the client and the client’s […]

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Orcus Update 1.7.1

This is a bug fix release. Changes Remove client actions command, use static commands instead Add Alt+J key combination to adjust the size of the main window (e. g. for screenshots) Bugfixes Fix passwords available condition Fix file explorer transfer manager close button Fix Remote Desktop mouse inputs Prevent crash when the MainWindow is closing […]

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Orcus Update 1.7

I know, a lot of time has gone since the last update and some people might question my effort I put in this project. I can tell you one thing: I worked really hard on Orcus almost always when there was time. About 100 commits were pushed to the private repositry (in contrast, only 50 […]

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Getting Started with Orcus

Technical stuff you should know Orcus is not just one application but consists of three core applications: Administration The administration is the application you will use most of the time. Using the administration, you can send commands to clients, view statistics, build client executables, etc. Server The server is the application the administration and the […]

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Orcus Update 1.6

This is a really huge update – I know, if you look at the changes, you might think what I have done the last month; I can tell you, I was working on Orcus really hard. The File Explorer is the most complicated and advanced command currently implemented. It contains all features I could think […]

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Salt Hardware ID of Client

A customer reported an issue because all PCs had the same hardware id and therefore couldn’t connect (because the orcus server rejects all clients which run on a computer that is already connected). It is hard to solve that issue, especially client PCs which are running a Window server client are hard to identify. To […]

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Setup Orcus Server on a Linux system

The CLI version (CommandLine) of the Orcus server is┬ácompatible with Mono, a .Net Framework for Linux systems/OSX. That allows you to run the application on Linux if Mono is installed. This tutorial will show you how to install Mono and how to setup the server on a Linux VPS. First, the Linux system/version is important, […]

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