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

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Sharing content/apps between console and VNC console

I have a linux box that I use a lot from my Mac laptop (1920x1200 resolution screen) via VNC. At work, I have a dual-monitor setup for the Linux Box (1600x1200 each monitor). I use the VNC ...
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How can I connect to a Mac OSX Maverick Shared Screen from Fedora 18?

I used to use TigerVNC to connect to a Mac MINI running Mountain Lion from my laptop running Fedora Core 18. After upgrading the Mac to Maverick, I now get the error "No Matching Security Types" ...
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Is VNC traffic bypassing IPSec and L2TP tunnel?

I have a CentOS 6.5 server running: a tightvnc server a StrongSwan to provide IPSec VPN xl2tpd to provide L2TP/IPSec VPN The VNC clients are: RealVNC Viewer on OSX Android-vnc-viewer on Android ...
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VNC: Disable local cursor on connect

Currently I use UltraVNC to connect to vino server Everytime after VNC connection is established, I need to hit F8, menu pops up and click local cursor to disable it How do I disable local cursor ...
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How to remote Linux desktop with audio support

I have a Debian PC (Server) and I would like to remote this machine from one client (Windows, Ubuntu,..) and be able to hear the sound from the server. I tried some tools (Radmin, RealVNC, but I ...
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vnc server setup in RHEL machines

Lab setup I recently setup a lab with 10 RHEL machines for big data computation using Map/Reduce frameworks. The lab was setup in a closed network in such a way that all the machines had static IP ...
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problem with twm

I am having problem with a twm. I access this server via vnc. when I open the vnc-client it looks like the following picture I tried to change both twmrc-system and .twmrc, but the screen stays the ...
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Is there a shutdown/restart command for x11VNC? - Linux (Debian)

I am running Linux (Debian). I recently installed the x11VNC server on my computer. I found the command to start the server is: x11vnc -display :0 I have been searching but did not find any ...
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Multiple SSH tunnel through raspberry pi?

In my home network I have a PC, raspberry pi, macbook and a few other devices which I want to access away from home. As it stands, I have setup VNC server on my PC along with remote desktop and have ...
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vncserver -compatiblekbd fails with unrecognized option

I found that when I connect to my computing cluster via vnc Alt-x is not recognized correctly asM-. I tried vncserver -compatiblekbd but I get Unable to start Xvnc, exiting Actually once my ...
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VNC Server: Disable local screen when remote VNC client connects

There is a Linux desktop/server co-located at location-b. I am stationed at location-a and use a VNC client to connect to location-b. To prevent others from watching my desktop actions, how can I ...
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Why is an application via 'ssh -X' slower than vncviewer via 'ssh -X'

Very simple question with strange effect: If I run a programm via x-forward it performs very bad when it comes to animations. E.g.: ssh -X <USER>@<SERVER> "application" But if I start ...
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How can I resume/save work in a to-be-killed VNC session

I run VNC server at CentOS 6.4 and VNC client at windows machine. For some reason, VNC is not working properly today; there is no response of normal key presses, some mouse clicks work (changing ...
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launch x11vnc on bootup

I am using archlinux version 3.10.27-1-ARCH on my remote PC and I would like it to launch x11vnc server on successful bootup. Though i can start the x11vnc server manually, I am having trouble ...
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How to have the login screen through VNC in Oracle Linux?

I know this question has been asked here previously [ref1] [ref2] also here but so far I have been unsuccessful in my attempts. Can anyone provide a detailed guide on how to go about achieving this? ...
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virt-manager copy paste functionality to the vm

Anyone know how to get Virtual Manager to install copy-paste functionality to the Virtual Machine? Can't find anything on Google.
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When connected by VNC all files are read only [closed]

For some reason when I'm connected to my server with VNC, I do not have permission to edit system files, even when I su - root I can only access system files in read only mode. Please can someone help ...
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LAN only VNC help

GOAL: I have 2 computers in a LAN environment (I will refer to them as [computer A] and [computer B]) and I want to log into [computer B] via [computer A]. I have a VNC client on [computer A] Remote ...
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Keyboard mapping VNC

I recently installed realvnc server on my pc running windows 7, however when connecting from my macbook using the "screen sharing.app" a number of keys are unavailable. For example I need to use the ...
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What numeric key codes do I need to send for the magic sysrq functionality in a VNC session?

I have access to the system console of a KVM guest through VNC. What key codes do I need to send for the magic sysrq sequence (Ctrl+Alt+"REISUB") in Linux? Edit: In Linux under qemu, running showkey ...
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Installing tigervnc in ArchLinux

Could anybody please assist me in installing TigerVNC in ArchLinux?
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Configure Cent OS 6.4 so that desktop persists after closing VNC session?

I want to configure my newly bought VPS to be able to automatically boot into the Xfce window manager and let users connect to it via VNC and still keep the window manager running after the user ...
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Is it possible for a program to have its dedicated X display?

Can a program have its own dedicated X display, as though it can start the X display, set the screen size to match its own size and ensure that no other program can use that X display? Some VNC ...
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Is there a way to run an XWindow program with out a desktop manager?

I need to run a program over VNC, but don't want the Desktop Manager or Window Manager to run. Can the .xstartup program be configured that way? PS. I am sure I have done it before whilst conducting ...
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How to exit vncconfig process properly

On CentOS 5.7, when open up a vncconfig, a tray icon shows on the taskbar. Hit close or the x button to close the vncconfig doesn't exit the vncconfig, the tray icon is still there. Next time, if I ...
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How to fix “Xlib: extension ”RECORD“ missing on display :1” in vnc session?

I am running a JNativeHook capture program on Ubuntu. When I run the session on default X session things are working fine. However when I run the same program from vnc session, it fails with "Xlib: ...
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Linux VPS host with graphical interface using RDP (not VNC)

Our CEO's latest brain-waive is "More people will use our software product if it were all accessible from the web". He wants to dump a lot of (but not enough) resources in to taking a complex ...
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Performance and limitations of using an X GUI remotely?

I don't really have any experience with X. It appears from what I read that X has always been built from the ground up to allow windows in the WM to be transmitting over the internet, without ...
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Is there anyway to make vnc viewer function like Xming with allowing linux windows move freely about?

I have a vncserver set up on my remote machine and am using vnc viewer to interact with that machine. I am also used to doing the following: 1. Remote connecting to a machine with an ssh client like ...
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Blender not starting Lubuntu 13.04 PowerPC

I have installed Blender via apt-get on a PowerPC G4 Mac Mini running Lubuntu 13.04, and now it will not start over VNC. Output from running blender in the terminal: Color management: using fallback ...
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VNC connection taking a long time to connect (essentially…never)

I have my Ubuntu 13.10 desktop with vnc setup and installed. I'm using both a Macbook's integrated vnc remote desktop program and Windows 7's built-in Remote Desktop program to vnc. Both give the same ...
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Grey background in vncviewer remote desktop

I keep getting a grey background in my VNC viewer on my VPS, like so: My .vnc/xstartup is as follows: #!/bin/sh unset SESSION_MANAGER exec /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc gnome-session ...
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Establishing client VNC connection over SSH in one step (e.g., with the -via option)

How do I reduce these two commands to one? I am connecting from my client to an x11vnc server and the two commands below already work. I just wish to do it in one step: first command: ssh -fNL ...
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Connecting to KVM on a GUI-less CentOS 6.4 using MobaXterm

I followed the directions at this question: Installing KVM on CentOS 6.4 without GUI (yet) But I'm not sure which feature (there are many!) of MobaXterm I should use to connect to the KVM. On the ...
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Remote support: routing RDP over ssh tunnel?

I want to replace TeamViewer with a FOSS solution. I need to support some remote computers. I have a working SSH tunnel set up between two computers using a middleman server like this: ...
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Configuring Real VNC on RHEL 6.3 Command Line

I am trying to setup real vnc server on my RHEL via command line. I have done the following steps Downloaded the Real VNC installer from Real VNC for Red Hat 64 bit system Unizipped it to get to ...
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Running VNC viewer without opening a console

Right now I have to open a console and type: xtightvncviewer [ip-address] to open the viewer. That's okay, but then I need to leave the console open or otherwise the viewer will close. I've tried: ...
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Mute sound from specific virtual display

I'm using Linux, precisely Mint 13 Maya, which is based on Ubuntu Precise. I was wondering if there was any way to mute sound coming from other virtual displays, or to only have sound playing from ...
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CentOS VNC-Server

Are there any instructions how to install a VNC-Server on CentOS? Some of them explain how to setup a terminal server, but I primarily want to use the currently logged in desktop.
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vnc4Server Issue

I initially installed VNC4SERVER to run Guacamole (render VM through browser) on an AWS EC2 Linux (Ubuntu 12.04) instance. It worked fine and then I shutdown the instance. After a few days I started ...
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can't start x11vnc without attached monitor

I'd like to setup x11vnc (or any other vnc server) to start at boot-time. The display manager is kdm, the distribution is Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS. When I try to start x11vnc, I'm getting this errors: $ ...
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How can I connect to Gnome 3 with a Windows VNC client?

I used to be able to connect to my Gnome 3 desktop from a Windows machine with a VNC client. But after an upgrade (on the Linux side) a while ago, it quit working. When I attempt to connect, all I ...
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Is it possible to display a static image on VNC connections?

Recently, I've been getting semi-regular VNC connection attempts on my computer. It's most likely from the domain I set up a while back, but it appears to be mostly individual connection attempts, as ...
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How to get Evolution to run in VNC on Debian/Wheezy?

For many years I've been in the habit of, when away from home, VNC-ing (over ssh) back into my "home machine" and running Evolution (for email, contacts etc) in a tightvncserver environment there. ...
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How to set up remote graphical sessions on CentOs?

Trying to set up a Centos 6 server configuration where we can automate the running of an application that uses Selenium. In this case, ideally, we should be able to: Create a graphical session ...
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Running Mono on CentOS 5 CLI

I have vps server (virtual private server) running on Linux CentOS 5 32 bit , I installed vncserver X-Windows , GNOME and KDE environment and I connect to the VNC server from vncviewer in my Windows 7 ...
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Enable remote desktop for Gnome from command line?

I am trying to set up some automation scripts to set up a Linux environment. I would like to enable remote desktop sharing without the user having to actually use the GUI to do so. My plan is to write ...
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Xtightvnc: Ubuntu gnome-session-fallback: Fonts problem

I'm running a tightvnc server on Ubuntu 11.04 with a Gnome fallback session. Things seem to work fine except that when I try launching an application that needs xfonts-100dpi. All application menus ...
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Disable SSH Tunnel with KVM VNC Server

Here at work we've set up a KVM server that hosts a couple guest machines. The KVM itself is headless and we remote into whenever needed, but we would like to be able to VNC into the guests. I have ...
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Is it possible to access a remote computer on a different network using Remmina and Vino and how?

I am using Linux Mint 14. Remmina and Vino is installed on my system. Now I want to access another remote computer (which is in different network and IP is not static). I only want to use VNC. Is ...