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

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Trick Linux Mint Cinnamon in headless mode to think a monitor is connected?

Here is what I have so far: Headless server running Linux Mint with Cinnamon as the desktop x11vnc installed No monitor is connected to the server The problem I'm running into is that x11vnc is ...
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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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Slow connection from Linux to Mac over VNC

I have two laptops, a new one running Fedora 33 and a very old MacBook Pro running OS X El Capitan. With the MacBook I can connect to a remote iMac over VNC and it works fine, but connecting from the ...
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debian 10 / lxde / tight vnc - copy paste from windows in both directions not working

We are moving from windows server to debian 10, we need a gui for a while until we transition to full command line. we need to vnc (lxde gui) into the debian server and be able to copy and paste files ...
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Local desktop and virtual desktop at the same time with tigervnc

i'm running tigervnc-server on all my machines to share the local desktop (the "real" desktop). i know that tigervnc-server also supports sharing a virtual desktop. can i share both at the ...
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Android friendly desktop manager for vncserver

I want to use an android tablet as a second screen to ubuntu PC. What I did up to now: #!/bin/sh xrdb $HOME/.Xresources xsetroot -solid grey export XKL_XMODMAP_DISABLE=1 xmonad & evince some.pdf ...
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tinc vpn cannot work with vnc protocol

I have three pc connect together using tinc vpn. PC A IP:10.0.0.1/32 (Ubuntu server) PC B IP:10.0.0.2/32 (Windows 10) PC C IP:10.0.0.3/32 (Windows 10) PC B can ping or ssh connect to PC C, however ...
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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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“x0vncserver” cannot open display from a ssh connection

I have a computer with a broken screen, I try to connect to this computer via VNC. The good thing is that I can access this computer via SSH. The bad thing is I can't open the display from the SSH ...
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Port forwarding without having account on host machine

Network structure I want to setup a simple method acessing a machine A from a machine B with VNC. Both machines are behind a NAT. I have a raspberry with ddns setup. A -> NAT1 -> rasp <- NAT2 ...
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Run a second X server which shows a part of my main DISPLAY's picture?

I'm using vino (gnome's sharing desktop VNC server) for monitoring my Linux's screen on another device in LAN. Now I'd like to share only the desired part of my screen, not whole screen. As vino ...
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Can I run a virtual machine or like a linux shell in a webapp/website or host it on a webserver?

I asked this question before and I am going to refine it so I can get a better answer. I am planning to make a java webapp and I want to add a feature to it which is what I need help with. I want to ...
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mouse click doesn't respond in centOS 7 tiger VNC

Mouse click is not responding in tiger VNC. Alt+tab works, even able to type but with mouse cursor, not able to click anything . in /var/log/messages, if I press windows super key , below message ...
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VNC Linux, but cannot log in

I am on a Windows machine, and tried to access through VNC into a Linux server running ubuntu. I followed this tutorial https://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/install-and-configure-tigervnc-server-on-ubuntu-18-...
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vncserver malfunction

My Linux computer is shut down due to power outrage. After restarting it, I couldn't reconnect my computer through vncviewer. I logged into my computer and checked the status (sudo systemctl status ...
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Horizontal workspace name not showing in RHEL 7

I am not able to see names of horizontal workspaces (in RHEL 7.9 ) and it is coming like a thumbnail inside each boxes. Is it possible to display names of workspaces horizontally ? I can set and see ...
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Unable to switch the remote screen served by VNC

I setup a secured VNC link to my Ubuntu 18.04 office computer from home. I'm using unity to work when in the office but installed XFCE on it for access over ssh. I can connect fine over VNC and am ...
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Xvnc terminated with signal 6

I cannot connect succesfully to a vnc server (enabled on Lightdm) I run the client on Fedora 32: vncviewer -Log *:stderr:100 192.168.79.38:5900 TigerVNC Viewer 64-bit v1.11.0 Built on: 2020-09-09 00:...
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Ubuntu is freezing in idle when I turn on monitor or connect with VNC server

I have Xubuntu 20.04 installed and sometimes the computer freezes when I turn on the monitor or when I connect to the VNC server (I've tested x11vnc and tigervnc) from another machine. This doesn't ...
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tunneling vnc through jump host stopped working

I have a setup where VNC from my office is tunneld throuh a jump host so that I can pick it up from any of my home systems. This worked fine but for some reason, it doesn't anymore and I can't seem to ...
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Running vncserver as a normal user on Fedora 32

I used to be able to run: vncserver or vncserver :2 just from the command line as a normal user and then connect to this if the port is available. This is useful if you temporarily need a functional ...
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Cursor spins on UI in a environment Linux and Real VNC

An application is running in a Linux box. I use Real VNC Viewer to remote access the Linux box. When a dialog box pops up on the top of the application's main window, I move the cursor to the area ...
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Linux: Lookup for an VNC Server that feels like RDP

I'm running a linux server somewhere in the internet. The linux server didn't have a display or keyboard attached. I want to use it as always online linux terminal server. I after some testing, xrdp ...
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TigerVNC doesn't let me change keyboard

TigerVNC (1.10) client installed in my local MAC. TigerVNC server installed in Ubuntu server with a xfce4 based desktop. I want to type in other languages using my MAC English US keyboard. I am able ...
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.vnc folder becoming too large

I'm running into an issue on my Linux machine where my .vnc folder is growing to some insane size. If I do an ls -al .vnc, I get: -rw------- 1 bob eng 153939968 Sep 10 18:15 ....
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QT and vnc - gui not showing up

I have a software package (that I do not wish to name) and I am pretty sure the problem is not with it. An initial gui pops up with it and then allows choices for 8 different gui's to pop up ...
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xpra using 2 hop ssh'ing from bastion to machine via command line

Using xpra's gui there's a ssh->ssh option, but it doesn't clearly indicate how to provide ssh key for the second step. My bastion host associates a key with my user that is used to log in to an ...
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can I copy some portion of a file into vim buffer (using yank) and paste it in windows app? (like into powerpoint) across vnc?

Recently I'm doing an analysis on a big source files where frequently I copy a portion of the source file and paste it into windows PowerPoint. For this I use mouse to select part of the source file ...
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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 can I solve graphical system lock issue while connecting to VNC Server?

While connecting to a VNC server the graphical system is locked up while I try to connect via VNC-viewer. I can initiate a connection but the auth screen shows 'Authentication Error' and does not ...
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Runnig gui inside docker using vncserver in browser

I am stuck on command that launcnes gui application inside docker. However i am able to reach vnc server, open terminal an launch the application, I would like it to open as i open novnc server in ...
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vncserver login crash when running as a service

I installed TigerVNC server on a Fedora machine following this guide and I am able to access a VNC session after starting a new VNC desktop (e.g. vncserver :2). Now, I would like to create a vncserver ...
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Disable copy to local clipboard when copying from VNC

I have a TigerVNC session open. In that I have a text file open. The problem is whenever I copy a text from the text file it gets copied to my local MAC clipboard also (along with the remote machine's ...
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Control copy-paste text from TigerVNC (Fedora/CentOS) gedit to local machine

I have a TigerVNC GUI running. In the GUI I have a text file open in gedit. I want to copy some text from the text file open in the TigerVNC to my local mac, but the catch is that if the size of the ...
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Help with using VNC on remote Fedora Linux machine at login screen

I have a linux machine at work running Fedora 29 / gnome. I always leave it logged on at work so that when I get home I can remote VNC to it and keep working. In previous Fedora's (16 I think) I ...
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Opening a web browser on VNC session

This is a follow up to this question. I am able see the desktop, but I cannot see Chrome, Firefox etc. How do I open a web browser on a VNC session? Also, after sometime, I get the following error ...
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Connecting to a Server using VNC

I am following these instructions to configure VNC on a server. At the end of Step 2, it says the following: New 'X' desktop is your_hostname:6 So now in Step 3 would I type the following: ssh -L ...
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Two processes are running for VNC Service in RHEL 8.2

I have a user account 'virendar' where I have configured vnc. And I noticed, even two processes. I have tried killing two processes and within few seconds, I see one process is getting started ...
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virtual monitor when using Nvidia graphics for VNC based second monitor

I am trying to use my iPad (or any tablet) as a second portable monitor with my laptop using a VNC client on my iPad and VNC server showing the second dummy/virtual monitor from laptop. There are ...
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x0vncserver stops responding when screensaver is active

I'm using an old laptop running Xubuntu 20.04 as a server, which sits in a cupboard with the lid closed, using x0vncserver to access it remotely. Recently I had to reboot it, but when it came back up ...
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vncserver with Centos 7: How to change the Gnome environment?

I use Centos 7 with gnome. Gnome classic doesn't support the superkey search anymore and I'd like to move to gnome. ~/.vnc/xstartup already uses gnome instead of gnome-classic: if [ -e `/usr/bin/...
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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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Hardware KVM and VNC

I'm currently trying to program a KVM (keyboard, video and mouse) on the digilent Pynq Board. The system is supposed to be a board linked to a server. And you can connect to the board to access the ...
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VNC Server and Putty

I am using PUTTY and VNCSERVER/VNC Viewer to use XWINDOWS to use UNIX software remotely on a Windows Machine. I use PUTTY to SSH into my server. I started VNCSERVER in UNIX I not port it tells me I ...
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xrdp disconnects immediately upon connection from Windows10 to RHEL

I followed a few different guides to getting xrdp installed and working on my RHEL machine, but upon logging in with a valid account, the remote session immediately disconnects. I think I've tracked ...
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Remmina plugins only loaded when running as root on Manjaro 20

I installed Remmina using pacman on Manjaro 20.0.3 with dependencies for VNC and RDP: sudo pacman -S remmina freerdp libvncserver Using yay, I also installed the rdesktop plugin from AUR. When ...
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vncserver has to be restarted to see new unix groups

I have been using VNC to remote desktop into my linux work machines for at least 15 years now. When I am added to a unix group, I have simply started a new terminal on my VNC. I have recently switched ...
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Installation of TurboVNC using Debian command line/Keyboard issue with LTQ Terminal Beagle Bone

It would be fantastic if someone could help. To give some history as to why; I had a problem with my keyboard mapping using TightVNC and so attempted to install tigerVNC and turboVNC on my ...
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How do I get the application to display in the current session

I installed tigervnc on my arch and connected it with an Android phone. At this time, I have two X sessions on my machine: a local display session and a session connected with an Android phone But ...

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