Virtual Network Computing (VNC) is a graphical desktop sharing system that can be used to control a computer remotely.

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x11vnc exits reverse connection immediately

i'm using x11vnc for reverse connection, that the help seeking persons only have to click a button (a launcher for a bash one-liner with x11vnc and a ddns) when i ask them to do so... i stripped down ...
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Sort, right-click context menu, on linux vnc desktop

I use Open in Terminal lot of times. On right-clicking VNC desktop, more often, create folder is clicked. To avoid that I wish to have Open in Terminal on top of menu or remove Create ... options ...
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tightvncserver crashes when started with a user other than root

I have installed tightvnc on a debian server and I can start the vncservice and login to the remote session without problem when using the root user. However when I try this with another user the ...
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VNC server on Arch with i3 and VNC viewer on Win 7

I have a laptop with Arch and i3 installed and a desktop with Win 7 installed. My goal is to run a VNC server on the laptop and connect to it from my Win 7 desktop via VNC viewer and be able to use ...
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remote desktop vnc on Debian VPS

I have a Debian 8 VPS which I installed MATE desktop environment using the tasksel command. I then installed a VNC server using apt-get install vnc4server but when I use realvnc to connect I get ...
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Remote desktop VNC from Ubuntu to CentOS7 showing strange view

I'm trying to use remote desktop on my LAN to access a machine's gui from another computer. The machine I am working on is Ubuntu14.04LTS using KDE desktop. The target machine is CENTOS7 with MATE ...
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Can I VNC directly into my “Linux Deploy” from OS X?

I use Linux Deploy to run desktop Linux distributions on my Android devices. The way it works is the I start the system in the LD app, and then I go to VNC Viewer on the same device to get a GUI. ...
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Ctrl+Alt+F1 not working on vnc

I use a real vnc viewer to connect to my host machine. The host machine has linux in the GUI mode. I would like to switch between the GUI and the console mode, however the key Ctrl+Alt+F1 opens up my ...
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Possible attack against VNC Server

Recently I started to have some problems with my Linux machine. So I have this Linux VPS machine with VNC server installed and I just connect to it by using VNC viewer. Recently the VNC server/...
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Redhat VM login screen not showing

I am using RealVNC to access a redhat vm. Originally I set up an ssh tunnel via putty and logged in there, and then logged into realvnc and a login screen showed up. I logged out in my vnc and closed ...
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VNC client with possibility to specify username, and encryption keys

My KVMoIP from ADDER requires connection with username and encryption. The telnet prompt mentions RFB 4.0. None of my Linux clients can do that? I tried vncviewer, xvnc4viewer, and vinaigre, each the ...
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xterm windows not displayed after vnc

When I create vnc for my linux box, its showing desktop when I login. I want only xterm windows. I see xterm under /bin/xterm. Please help.
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Unable to run LVM on CentOS 6 via VNC Viewer

Need to run Logical Volume Manager on my CentOS 6 vm using VNC Viewer but when I double click on it, nothing happens. What I did is to go to System > Administrator > Logical Volume Manager Am I ...
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VNC to cloud server?

Is it possible to use VNC to access Linux? I set everything up and ran VNC from my Android phone using my servers IP. To my surprise I ended up with an image of my own desktop which was connected to ...
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timeout in locking authority file (vnc service)

There are some pages about timeout in locking authority file /root/.xauth but I really don't understand what is the root of the problem. As I start vnc service, I see: root@cluster:mahmood# /etc/...
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How to start x11vnc by socket (ie only when needed)

Actually I start x11vnc in /home/odroid/.config/lxsession/LXDE/autostart with @/bin/x11vnc -bg -forever -shared -rfbauth /home/odroid/.vnc-passwd -noxdamage -norc -noxrecord -capslock -no6 -rfbport ...
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Can't get rid of x11vnc output

I'm on an Ubuntu system which has a touchscreen set up on display :0. I wanted to be able to control this touchscreen remotely from Windows, so I set up x11vnc. It works great. But here's the setup: ...
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Running Java GUI on Raspi without a connected display

I have a Java GUI app that runs fine on my windows PC and on a Raspi running Raspian when the Raspi has a monitor connected. I want to run the java app on the Raspi without a monitor attached. I'm ...
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Not Able to run simple Java Swing Program on Raspbian on Raspberry Pi 2 Headless connected using tight VNC

I am using a Raspberry Pi 2 model with Debian as the OS. I tried a simple java swing program that opens a JFrame on it, and it worked fine. Later, I wanted to use my Pi headlessly i.e. without ...
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After install vnc4server xsession error on Linux Mint 17.3

the second time this problem haunts me, (in RASPBERRY and now my Dear Mint 17.3) Briefly my problem is the following: I do the standard procedure found on Google: sudo apt-get install vnc4server ...
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linux (ubuntu) graphical login from a remote computer before session is logged in

I have the ability to VNC into a remotely hosted ubuntu session with VNC after I've logged into that desktop session locally on that machine. My problem comes when I want to restart the computer (...
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Why is VNC so extended instead of X11

If X11 provides functionality to use a graphical application remotely why is VNC used instead of the X11 server capabilities apart from overheading issues? Can you config your X11 client to connect ...
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VNC Server Centos7 VNC client Windows 10

I am trying to access my Centos 7 server's desktop so I installed ... [plankton@localhost ~]$ rpm -q --info tigervnc-server Name : tigervnc-server Version : 1.3.1 Release : 4.el7_2 ...
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How to troubleshoot and fix vnc connectivity issue with ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine

I have a remote Ubuntu machine, which I decided to use VNC to connect to. I followed the instructions. The Ubuntu machine is a VM with just a root account at the moment, and I think my problem is that ...
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changed individual background in VNC

I have a VNC session with several views under the same VNC session. Since I'm running different tests in each view I want to be able to "label" each of the views or - add text to the background or ...
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Why is my x11vnc.desktop file not allowing a subnet?

I have x11vnc server set up on a Lubuntu 14.04 system, using ~/.config/autostart/x11vnc.desktop to start it. For a long time I specified exactly which machines on my network could access the server ...
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Where does Linux vncserver (Xvnc) get the list of geometry possiblities

I have looked through through parts of the code, and the places obvious to me, but I have not found the place that I can add legal geometries for a vncserver that I can set using xrandr. I have tried ...
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Home automation program “cannot assign requested address”, but only when run via VNC on a Raspberry Pi

I am trying to connect to a program through VNC, which scans the LAN for a "Cube" (MAX eQ-3) which connects to my radiator valves. The program gives the error "[99] Cannot assign requested address, ...
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No session for PID xxx (lxpolkit)

I'm trying to use LXDE on debian sid, launching it by adding startlxde to the end of ~/.vnc/xstartup. Using tightvncserver as VNC server: tightvncserver -alwaysshared :1 However, when I log in ...
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Problem with screencapture of flash animation in chromium-browser

I'm using chromium-browser and a vnc4 server to do some thumbnailing of flash resources. This is the version: $ chromium-browser --version Using PPAPI flash. Chromium 48.0.2564.116 Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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VNC Client - Server, Unable to connect to remote server

I have a remote Linux server, I was trying to connect to it using TigerVNC, I can sucessfully connect to my remote server, when the server iptable is not running, but after I start running iptables, I ...
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Getting Tightvnc Server Working on Debian 8 (with KDE)

I have done much research and attempted fixes on this issue, mostly involving tweaking the xstartup file. I've tried alternative VNC clients (UltraVNC and TightVNC) from a Windows 7 computer, with the ...
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How to start persistent VNC remote connections in SUSE?

I need to start persistent VNC remote session in SLES 11 SP4 because my installations take long hours. If my connection interrupts, installation will be crashed. Also, I want to disconnect sometimes. ...
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Isolating all audio for a specific user account with Pulseaudio

I've done some Googling on this subject, and looked around on Stack Exchange, but I haven't yet found a question canonically similar to mine. If this is the wrong section of Stack Exchange to ask this ...
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Linux Mint 17.3 KDE X11VNC - desktop does not load properly after login

I try to run X11VNC on a headless Linux Mint 17.3KDE machine – started by an entry in the /etc/mdm/Init/Default script. I added this right before the exit 0 statement: # - start the vnc server - ...
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Sane monitor hot-plugging and VNC

I have an Intel NUC running Linux that is sometimes plugged into a monitor, and sometimes not. I would like the following behaviour: If I turn it on with or without a monitor plugged in, Xorg should ...
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how to use web browser as VNC client?

i want to remotely login my user in the web browser but i don't know how to do this. I am using "Redhat" and i am properly setup vnc server without any problem. i am using vnc client for remotely ...
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Monitor mirroring

I need to mirror a remote monitor from a server running CentOS 6.5. With VNC I'm able to connect to the :0 display (that it's the one it is shown on the remote server monitor) but when I change user ...
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Xen DomU PV - how do I get graphics?

Both Dom0 and DomU are Arch linux. Because Xorg :0 -configure results in video card not found as I'm in a DomU, I created a xorg config file. /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/10-monitor.conf Section "Monitor" ...
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Different ways to use my cloud virtual machine lead to different interface languages

I use qcloud(a cloud service in China) to run a CentOS 7. In the qlcoud webpage panel, I can use the vnc way to check out my machine. In my own Mac, I can use the ssh to log into my machine. However,...
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Run VNC at startup as root - HOME variable not being set

I have the following code in /etc/init/vnc.conf (used by Ubuntu 14.04's Upstart): description "VNC on start" author "user129013" start on runlevel [2345] exec /root/vnc The job is running ...
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How to automatically start TightVNC server as root on Ubuntu startup?

How can this be achieved? I want to boot the headless Ubuntu 14.04 box and have it start TightVNC as root.
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Start terminal when VNC starts and execute a command within the new display

How can I start a Terminal within the new Display, and execute a command in that Terminal soon after VNC's startup automatically?
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Is MacOS (OSX) a multi-user-operating-system?

We had to set up a MacOS (OSX) for iPhone app-development, but it was really awful to realize that mouse speed and input language, or applications that run as services (teamviewer) can be changed by ...
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How can I use the host's keyboard for a 'remote' SSH session from a tablet computer?

The perhaps slightly odd requirement is this: I have a computer/laptop running Ubuntu I have an iPad from which I can SSH into said laptop sitting right next to it I'd like to use the iPad as an ...
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No menu for VNC view

Problem: I have a VPS on linode that installed ubuntu 14.04. In the Real VNC viewer on my local machine, I see a screen like this. The problem is, although I can navigate the file system in this ...
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Virtualbox guest not shutting down while using VNC

I installed Virtualbox 5 on an Arch Linux server. Everything's working fine except shutting down a guest (GUI, SSH, console) while being watched via remote desktop. I reinstalled the extension pack ...
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Unable to get remote Unix machine GUI using VNC viewer

I have similar issue as mentioned Why VNC not showing actual Remote Desktop. As mentioned in solution, I need to make some changes in ~/.vnc/xstartup. But, unfortunately, I didn't find this file. ...
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Grey screen when using tightvnc and trying to run xfce4

I have an Amazon ec2 instance. I am attempting to run a dedicated arma 3 server on it. Part of this it to set up a repository on the server. The program I want to use requires a GUI. This is the ...
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“channel 3: open failed: administratively prohibited: open failed” when creating a VNC session on a SSH tunnel

On creating a VNC connection via tunneled SSH connection, I get an error: channel 3: open failed: administratively prohibited: open failed I have found that this happens only when I'm not logged ...