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How to open vscode in the current VNC display?

I have three VNC displays running - hostname:1 hostname:2 and hostname:3. I tried to open vscode in hostname:3, but it opens in hostname:1. Is there a way to open vscode in the current display without ...
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How to configure ssh agent forwarding for vncserver correctly?

I am connecting to my host with localhost>ssh -A myhost this makes my locah ssh-agent to forward it's key to remote host. On remote host I can myhost>ssh -A myhost2 and it works. Now I run ...
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Returning to login page on RHEL 8 after setting up remote desktop access

I have encountered a weird issue with my RHEL 8 VM (using VMware workstation) , after i have done the remote desktop setup using RHEL 8 - Remotely accessing the desktop as multiple users. I have ...
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Cant connect to my tigervnc server hosted on Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS

Did some basic debugging. VNC session is created vncserver -list TigerVNC server sessions: X DISPLAY # RFB PORT # PROCESS ID :1 5901 4479 Port 5901 is enabled in firewall sudo ufw ...
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How to install minimal set of GNOME for VNC headless?

I have some headless machines, running Ubuntu or CentOS. What should I install, to have minimurequired things to run gnome-session from within VNC's xstartup? Looks like groupinstall "GNOME ...
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TigerVNC not working on Fedora

using this guide: https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/fedora/rawhide/system-administrators-guide/infrastructure-services/TigerVNC/#TigerVNC.adoc#configuring-vncserver and it's single user setup, at ...
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Can launch Vncserver GNOME Desktop Session from CLI, but get "Oh no! Something has gone wrong!” when using a Startup Script or Systemd

Posting this because I've seen a lot of similar posts in searching for a solution, but no solution. The issue is that I can launch a vncserver session to create a GNOME desktop by issuing a command in ...
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Finding root cause of TigerVNC multi-minute pauses via ComCast; why "* * *"

What are some techniques for tracking down root cause(s) of intermittent, sometimes very long delays in TigerVNC sessions? Working remotely via SSH using TigerVNC. Most of the time the screen is ...
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How can I switch (local) virtual desktops from a VNC fullscreen session?

My goal is to have my local PC apps on desktop 1 and a full-screen VNC remote session on desktop 2. I'm using KDE5 on both, with Ctrl-F1/F2 mapped to the desktops. OS is Tumbleweed if that matters. I ...
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Create Multiple VNC session for the same user

I am trying to create VNC sessions using xinetd on GNOME RHE7.9 and it worked fine. But what am trying to achieve is to login to same user in multiple session. For example: Created session $hostname:1 ...
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How to add X509 certificate TLS encryption in tigervnc in linux?

In tigervnc, how to add and deploy X509 certificate TLS encryption in linux environment?
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Arch Linux Tiger VNC Server running Steam trying lower resolution

I am running a tiger vnc server from an arch linux desktop running i3. I am streaming this desktop to a laptop (also using i3 and arch) connected through my home network, everything runs fairly fine, ...
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Unvisible application content within VNC / XFCE

I do have a weird render issue of some applications that I'm running within a tigervnc session on a remote host where XFCE is started. As you can see from the screenshot, while applications display ...
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WSL Win-Kex problem att VNCServer, X DISPLAY not found, any Help :D

Hello, to day i tried to install kali Linux in my windows 10 i need any help please ┌──(root💀DESKTOP-KN54U4A)-[~] └─# kex -start output: Error connecting to the KeX server. Please try "kex ...
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Where can I learn the syntax for VNC related commands and files?

This is really a question on learning strategy. I am new to Linux and seem to know only two strategies: Get a 500 page text book and plow through it. (I am plowing through a book on System ...
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Audio devices on vncserver Tigervnc

Hi i have a question about audio devices on a vncserver "TigerVnc" I have done the Follow and it woks i don't want to create a virtual audio server not at all i just want to the audio ...
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VNC server full screen display is too small

On a centOS 7 remote server I have installed tigervnc. On Windows the viewer I am using is RealVNC Viewer. The configuration at /etc/systemd/system/vncserver@\:1.service [Unit] Description=Remote ...
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"Accept clipboard from viewers" not working in Tiger VNC on KDE RHEL 7.4

When running vncserver and vncconfig -display :1 &, the clipboard works only from the server to the client, but not from the client to the server, even though Accept clipboard from viewers is ...
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can't launch kex on wsl2 : error 10061

I recently had to disable-reenable my WSL2 on windows (because i needed to launch a VM) and after restarting, it seems like my kex stopped working. When I simply type "kex", I get the ...
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Any DM not working on fedora

I was just trying to use vncserver and unfortunately I cluttered every thing, what should I do now to start GDM again. whenever I reboot I see a black screen, I searched a lot but there's not a single ...
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VNCviewer password error

I am attending a course in which the software (cadence) is installed on the university unix server. To have access the following instruction is shared by the course team. I am using a MAC system. ...
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How to increase maxclients on Xvnc

I'm running a headless VNC server (TigerVNC with Xfce). I need to increase the maximum allowed number of X clients because I'm hitting the 256 limit (yes I've got that many) and I get the "...
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Win-Kex Screen Resolution

I've started using the Win-Kex package in order to create a GUI for WSL2 Kali Linux. It runs okay, however the tigerVNC viewer appears blurry & hard to read. After investigating, I discovered ...
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Connect to VNC server inside a docker / podman container with Login screen

We're currently trying to get a Ubuntu 18.04 instance up and running inside a podman container. Our goal is to be able to connect to the linux system inside the container via VNC, we're trying to make ...
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How to setup a VNC Server on Linux?

How to configure and secure a VNC server on Linux with TigerVNC? (on a screen less server or a classic machine) Since the VNC Server (TigerVNC) configuration is the same on most Linux distributions ...
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