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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: 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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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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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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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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Unable to start vncserver in RHEL 7

Following the instructions from Redhat documentation (TigerVNC), I've installed VNCserver in RHEL 7. When I try to start the vncserver service, it returns an error #systemctl start vncserver@:1....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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, 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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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 ...