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

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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# ...
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vnc: unable to get a shell prompt with the default opened terminal application

i am setting up a vnc server (vnc4server on mint) and i have a default xstartup file in ~/.vnc. i am using twm window manager. when i connect to the vnc server, i can authenticate successfully and see ...
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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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How to get Evolution to run in VNC on Debian/Wheezy (or later)?

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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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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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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clipboard not working when connecting via rdesktop to xrdp-sesman

I have a Debian machine with xrdp-sesman setup following way Xvnc 127.0.0.1:5910 xrdp-sesman 127.0.0.1:3350 xrdp 0.0.0.0:3389 I am connecting to this machine with rdesktop ...
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How to make notify-send work on xrdp? [closed]

I am trying to send a notification with notify-send to a connected thin client via xrdp.
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Cannot get Tiger-Vnc To Work on Fedora 21

I have followed both the directions here and here. I have gotten very far, but the last task on those guides is to run systemctl start vncserver@:10.service and there I get an error. When I run that ...
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VNC send Ctrl+Alt+F1-F6 to server

I've been trying to figure this out now for a while, I'm connecting to virtual machines through VNC, and by default you get a graphical or ncurses interface, and CTRL+ALT+F3 takes you to a console ...
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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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VNC connection to a Linux VM just shows a gray screen… but isn't gnome running?

I have a few years of experience with using Linux on the command line, but this is my first time trying to set it up with a GUI. I'm on CentOS 7 (64 bit) and I've run the following commands: yum ...
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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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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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expand screen using vnc server

Background: If you connect a 2nd monitor/projector by cable to a computer, you often can easy make the screen expand, so each monitor have there own area of the screen, and you can move windows ...
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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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Installing tigervnc in ArchLinux

Could anybody please assist me in installing TigerVNC in ArchLinux?
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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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Running VNC viewer from windows 8.1 to Debian Jessie, doesn't work

I'm trying to implement a vncviewer on my windows 8.1 to remote my server running Debian Jessie with DE Gnome 3.14.1 but it doesn't work. I've verified my xstartup file and it looks like this: ...
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How can I copy/paste data to and from the Windows clipboard to an OpenSuse clipboard using VNC?

I am connecting to a remote OpenSuse computer using VNC from Windows. On other Linuces that I've used over VNC, I can copy text between the remote machine and the local Windows machine using the ...
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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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How to share Windows clipboard with Linux using TightVNC?

I'm connecting to my Debian squeeze server through the Windows TightVNC viewer and tightvncserver on Linux. I have put the following line in my ~/.vnc/xstartup file: autocutsel -fork However, this ...
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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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How come I can login to another person's session over vnc just by changing the port number?

I have a user account on a server administered by someone else. I don't have root access. The server is CentOS 7. I couldn't connect over vnc on the usual port I use, so I ssh'd into the server and ...
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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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KRDC to Debian machine gives blue screen on reboot

I have two Debian machines, using XRDP on one and KRDC on the other to create an RDP connection between the two. This process works fine, until I reboot the server. Then, most often, after the server ...
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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, ...
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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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Remotely turn off display output?

I'm using x11vnc and SSH to tunnel VNC remotely to my local machine. One of the interesting side-effects of this is that as I use my work computer from home, my coworkers will see me moving around ...
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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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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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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. ...
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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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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 ...