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Why won't my X session manager start in TightVNC?

For testing purposes I'm trying to get a VNC server and client both going on my Ubuntu 22.04 laptop, but my X session manager won't start for the VNC server. Tigervncserver (essentially) doesn't start ...
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VNC screensaver & locker: missing XInput extensions

I use a vnc (tightvncserver) connection: Devuan/aarch64 and Armbian(Debian)/armfh (hosts) thru Win10/TigerVNC (client). Since the upgrade of the underlying base to Debian Bookworm, xscreensaver and ...
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how do I start gnome-session over VNC (server OS: debian bookworm)?

Using tightvncserver, how do I load gnome-session over a VNC session? tried editing ~/.vnc/xstartup with gnome-session & but the screen stays gray. What I tried: unset SESSION_MANAGER exec /etc/...
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keyboard/mouse not working in VMM thru VNC

i remotely connect to my Virtual Machine Manager thru VNC client (MobaXTerm) to TightVNC (on the Debian host) on Win10. however, when i spin up a vm, the guest does not respond to any keyboard or ...
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TightVnc server shows only a grey screen

I am trying to reach a TightVnc server on an Ubuntu machine with VNC Viewer from a Windows machine. TightVnc was already installed, so I started it with: vncserver :1 If I am connecting to it from a ...
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Error opening browser in VNC session: cannot open display: :1.0

Setup My goal is to use a web browser in a VNC session. I followed this page to install tightvncserver with xfce4. The session works fine, i.e. I am able to open all other GUI programs. I ran apt ...
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How to run VNC as a System Service on 64-bit Arm?

I'm following this guide to setup VNC server in my Ubuntu arm64 machine (specifically, armbian 64-bit). There's one problem I found with it so far. When I start the VNC server using vncserver :1 -...
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KDE Plasma over VNC on Ubuntu in Chroot on Android using Linux Deploy

As you can see form the title, I am running a weird setup. I am using Linux Deploy on my Android 11 to host an Ubuntu instance in a chroot environment, so that I can run full-fat Linux applications on ...
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unable to connect socket: connection refused(10061)

I am trying to run kex --win -s in kali linux in order to get the GUI but I am getting an error message: Error: unable to connect socket: connection refused(10061) Can you help I have tried the ...
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How i can change the background in vnc

Is there a way to change the background in the vnc
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VNC 'resize remote session to local window' on Debian (Xtightvnc)

I currently trying to migrate from Centos7 to Debian10, but I'm blocked by a different default VNC behaviour. I'm using TigerVncViewer on my Windows and osx clients to connect to my server, and it has ...
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Why Xvnc and graphical session cannot co-exist?

According to TigerVNC, you cannot login a VNC session if the same user has already signed in a graphical session. You will not be able to start a Tigervnc server for a user who is already logged into ...
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Cannot connect to VNC using VNC viewer, KVM working (Ubuntu)

I brought a VPS today, loaded up xubuntu-desktop + tightvncviewer. set up everything, same as I did on a previous host (that worked fine). I can connect through the KVM on the new hosts website as ...
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How to access vnc over HTTP using SSH Tunnel?

I have an AWS Debian9 EC2 instance running, I have set up TightVNC and can access the server via a VNC client. I've allowed access to ports 5900, 5901, 22, 80 and 443 via the security groups in AWS. ...
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How to configure Debian Gnome and VNC for full desktop?

I am attempting to set up an AWS EC2 Debian 9 instance using this image. I have the image up and running and can connect via VNC using 'tightvncserver'. My problem is exactly the same as described in ...
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How do I get x11vnc to turn on during Boot, without logging in, so I can access over SSH Tunnel?

I am using Ubuntu 19.04. I want my VNC server on my Ubuntu computer to turn on during boot; I don't have a monitor plugged into it. I want to be able to run the full Ubuntu desktop remotely. I have ...
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VNC via SSH stopped working

Any idea why VNC stopped working after setting up SSH for authenticating with keys only? (No password) I use Debian 10 and tightvnc server with tigervnc client. It has worked nicely until now. Here'...
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vnc gray screen on debian 10 gnome 3

I describe what I exactly did : First , I installed debian10-netinstall. Then I installed Gnome via 'Tasksel' command. Then I used this Tutorial for installing vnc server. Then I start vncserver ...
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tightvnc on Linux Mint says "could not acquire name on session bus"

I have two linux machines running Linux Mint 19.3. I just install tightvnc server on one of them from apt. On the other I install remmina and remmina vnc plugin. I run vncserver on the host and it ...
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Tightvnc server

I have a VM in which I installed the VNC server (TightVNC) using the link : https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-and-configure-vnc-on-ubuntu-18-04 It is installed ...
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tiger-vnc server will not restart

I've setup a tiger-vnc server on a centos 7 host in my home lab and recently had a power outage. I tried connecting to the vnc server as usual and got a "connection refused" error message. I ssh'd ...
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How to Setup RDP on AWS EC2 Instance and access it from Windows

I have been trying to get GUI of Linux machines installed on AWS CLoud, for that I have tried installing VNC Server and RDP too, both did not work, after the setup in both the cases - I am able to ...
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How to connect to desktop of my office linux computer in LAN

Same traditional question but not very clear answer therefore I created a figure for clarification. I want to connect to my office linux computer having vncserver installed and private ip 192.168.1....
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Cannot start vncserver: bind: Cannot assign requested address (99)

I use vnc over ssh with my Raspberry Pi. It has worked fine for a while, but after following these instructions to set up openvpn on my Raspberry Pi running Raspbian OS. I found that I can no longer ...
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How to set a systemd unit to start after loading the desktop?

I created systemd unit for x0vncserver like this [Unit] Description=Remote desktop service (VNC) After=graphical.target [Service] Type=forking User=user ExecStart=/usr/bin/sh -c '/usr/bin/...
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Running lxde in fullscreen in GNURoot Debian

I am trying to run LXDE on GNURoot Debian on Android. GNURoot Debian uses XTightVNCServer to provide an X environment over VNC, which I can connect to using RealVNC. But when I try to start LXDE using ...
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Why x0vncserver is not starting at boot?

I tried to make my tightvncserver start at boot on parabola arch Gnu/Linux in an auto GUI login setup using the wiki https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/TigerVNC#Using_tigervnc.27s_x0vncserver and by ...
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TightVNC logs 2nd user on as 1st user to Oracle Linux (RHEL)

My coworker and I are working on an Oracle Linux VPS. We use TightVNC to logon to the desktop. I'm usually logged in first on my own port/session (5901) and when he connects to his (5902) using his ...
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keyboard mapping wrong only in specific applications under TightVNC

I searched pretty thoroughly and I could only find posts in which people have keyboard mappings that are wrong system-wide, however I have a bizarre situation in which most applications work OK, but ...
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TightVNC shows the window cropped

I am running debian live cd in qemu (kvm), and when I connect to VNC via vncviewer localhost:5900 the window is cropped to some static width and height combination. Making window fullscreen or ...
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How to make tightvnc listen for incoming connections on port 5900?

I'm running tightvnc on a raspberry pi and looking at the log /root/.vnc/hostname:5900.log I see this line: 30/04/14 09:23:18 Listening for VNC connections on TCP port 11800 How can I change this ...
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