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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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How can I monitor, record and check about the ports on my LUbuntu having been scanned or connected to by other computers?

I have installed some servers on LUbuntu 18.04, such as postgresql server, mysql server, vino server, and I may have installed and run some servers without knowing it. I rarely intend them to be ...
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Expose VNC port when building via VMWare Workstation

I am performing a remote headless build on a Ubuntu 16.04.05 server using packer. When the build starts, I get the informative message vmware-iso: The VM will be run headless, without a GUI. If you ...
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unable to display turboVNC

I'm trying to use turboVNC for remote application. I have install virtualGL package (virtualgl32_2.6_amd64.deb) and then turboVNC (turbovnc_2.1.90_amd64.deb). I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Processor :...
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VNC clipboard not working

If I uncomment the two lines in my ~/.vnc/xstartup that enable 'normal' desktop environment for VNC, the vncconfig -iconic & command is ignored: #!/bin/sh # Uncomment the following two lines for ...
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How to install vncserver with a password?

I am trying to install tigervnc-server from a bash script with a password under Centos 6. I want to do this because I want to automate VPS installations. Does anybody know how to do this? Tried adding ...
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How to add my computer to a team with RealVNC? [closed]

I just want to add my computer to my RealVNC account, so that I can login and remote my computer from other devices. On my desktop (Windows), after install VNC Server, I can do this but on my laptop (...
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Maximized window bigger than display on CentOS 7.5 with vncserver

im running into a problem on a CentOS 7.5 machine with the default vncserver (TigerVNC). Everything is working fine, except one visual flaw: the maximized size of the display is unequal to the actual ...
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vncserver blank display — debian 9 guest VM w/ubuntu 16 host

Overview My goal is to setup VNC access to a Debian 9.5 VM guest built with virt-manager on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (with desktop environment). I have configured /etc/vnc/xstartup to use gnome-session (...
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Pipe VNC viewer output to /dev device

Using VNCTiger as a VNC viewer, how can I pipe/forward (correct terminology?) the output to one of the /dev devices like video0? At the moment I use a basic vncviewer command to get the output, as ...
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Can't change keyboard layout inside vncserver

How to change keyboard layout inside (tiger) vncserver? I am running startxfce4 inside it. I can show country flag in the corner and switch layout by clicking on it, but I can't switch by keyboard ...
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Black Screen on VNC (SUSE Linux)

I used to be able to connect to my server using a VNC Client. However, now the window will open but is (and stays) black. I can SSH to my server. I restarted vncserver with no effect. I used cat on ...
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Best practice DNS (resolving IP to hostname in LAN)?

Recently I've created my own thin client operating system (Xubuntu based, so basically Linux yes) that will run across our thin clients. Currently I'm testing the OS in my test environment, but I've ...
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Linux Remote Desktop over the internet, Remmina or other free clients?

I'm trying unsuccessfully to remote desktop from a linux mint 18.3 to another linux mint computer over the internet, without messing with the routers settings or manually opening ports, something ...
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How can I enable VNC server over ssh after machine just booted?

Suppose I remotely start my Solus linux machine with Wake-On-Lan. Then I would like to connect to it using VNC, but seems like VNC server is not running yet. After machine just booted, there is no ...
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Root launching vncserver as different user

I have a system I'm administering that is shared by many users, each having a separate VNC session. So far they've been launching their own VNC servers from SSH, but I'd rather be the only one able to ...
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Custom resolution on Ubuntu server with XCFE and TightVNC

So I followed this guide in order to be able to remotely connect to a new VPS (running Ubuntu 18.04 LTS) and have a GUI since I need to perform certain actions that require a visual interface. Anyway,...
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Unable to Connect to VNC Server Using SSH Tunnel

I have a Linux server running xtightvnc on Ubuntu 18.04. Using my laptop, I am able to establish an SSH tunnel connection using PuTTY on Windows and establish a connection to vnc through localhost:...
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vncserver exit status 98

I can not get vncserver to start after following How To Install and Configure VNC Remote Access for the GNOME Desktop on CentOS 7. I get to sudo systemctl restart vncserver@:4.service and receive ...
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error starting tigervnc-server code 98 - fedora27

after installing, creating user, editing etc, when I try to start service I get (after deleting .Xfiles from tmp, @SivaPrasath suggestion) systemctl start vncserver@:1.service Job for vncserver@:1....
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Change password on Vinagre

How does one change the VNC password that vinagre remembers? It just keeps failing and says "Authentication failed (password check failed)", but never asks for another password.
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How to save the vncserver state?

I am happily using vncserver but sometimes it dies, which is a pain. Is it possible to save the state of vncserver so that I can at least have something to resume if it dies?
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VNC - simple test with vnc (x11vnc and ssvnc)

I am trying to set up a vnc connection between 2 computers, but am having trouble so far. In order to understand the concept, I am now simply trying to start a vnc server (using x11vnc) and connect ...
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CLI configuration for tigervnc-server

I have a few machines that I have to install tigervnc-server on. After I install the package I have to run vncserver and enter the password for the VNC user. Can I provide the password with a ...
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VNC seems to break CLIPBOARD and PRIMARY

I'm using VNC Viewer 5.3.2 (r19179) x64 on a Windows 10 machine to connect to a VNC Server (Virtual Mode) 5.3.2 (r19476) x64 running on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11. My issue is concerning copy and ...
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Authenticate VNC connections with Local Users

We have some CentOS 7.4 machines that have been configured to authenticate with a local OpenDirectory (macOS server) machine. We want to use user authentication to allow VNC access instead of using ...
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Use VNC to SSH tunnel through bastion host to graphical OS (Red Hat)

Here's the scenario: I have 4 hosts. Client/localhost AWS bastion host (port 22 only) EC2 Instance with graphical desktop (private subnet) EC2 Instance (no graphical) with Docker running a WebLogic ...
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Export Display to two vnc clients

I am trying to display my vnc server on two vnc clients but can't seem to figure how to export display simultaneously to two vnc clients. Can I use the export command to export display to two clients?...
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X Window / VNC session recording

While I am aware of rfbproxy and ffmpeg's x11grab capability, all the examples online seem to be aimed at users wanting to record their own sessions. My usage model is to maintain a (reasonably) ...
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View 1 monitor in VNC session?

I'm running Linux Mint 18 with x11vnc and the Nvidia drivers. My system is configured for one large desktop which spans 3 monitors (it was the default configuration). When I create a VNC session ...
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How do to bind x11vnc to localhost only and tunnel through SSH?

There are many good answers on how to tunnel VNC traffic using SSH. When doing something like... ssh user@host -L 5900:localhost:5900 x11vnc ...you can connect to the SSH tunnel on localhost:5900 (...
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Working with a remote GUI application [closed]

I'm a not so experienced user of Linux systems and here's the thing I'm trying to achieve: I want to run a graphical application on a remote Linux (Ubuntu in particular) server, with an ability to ...
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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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Xstartup file for Gnome 3 session on Ubuntu 16.04

Is it possible to have a TurboVNC session, or indeed and vnc server session, to a Ubuntu 16.04 system display a desktop the same as what one gets when logging in locally, with the Activities bar and ...
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Same process has different environmental variables in /proc/pid/environ when seen from different sessions. Why?

I was checking environmental variables of bash process of an xterm that was started inside vnc session. If I check the environmental variables from the bash session itself by running env or cat /proc/...
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TigerVNC installation on CentOS 7 (as in Red Hat System Administrator's Guide )

I want to install TigerVNC on my freshly installed CentOS 7 server, version centos-release-7-4.1708.el7.centos.x86_64. So besides other tutorials I've tried already, I followed the Red Hat guide. ...
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xrdp doesn't work when started as a service, but works when started manually

Until recently, I had a working xrdp on my CentOS 7.4 workstation. I was able to connect from a Windows machine without any glitches. Then something changed (after a "yum update", maybe?), and I'm now ...
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Capturing remote VNC to x264 without storing first

I'm looking for a way to capture a remote VNC display into a local h.264 recording without having to record first in another format and then convert it after the fact. I'd see that it's is possible to ...
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Failed to start Remote desktop service (VNC) [closed]

I have worked with my vnc remote on my vps linux centos 7. All of the sudden , the vnc service stopped. (I didnt change anything and firewall ports are ok) . I reboot the OS and nothing got changed. ...
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VNC accessible headless ubuntu

I want to have a VNC access with my linux ubuntu server 16.04 LTS dedicated machine but I don't want to install any xfce, gnome or any kind of graphic interface(no desktop, no gui) I just want to have ...
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How to output the display from an application to a vnc viewer? [closed]

How to I write a program on a machine with a high end graphics card and a desired platform so that other computers on a network can view the video output of the program on a separate monitor? Like ...
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KVM Spice connection to hardware GPU

I have an asymmetric triple-head linux box. It's hosting a Windows 10 VM with GPU passthrough, which I'd like to also have triple-head soft display on the Linux host. Is there any way to use Spice ...
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Remote desktop on Debian 9 with cinnamon desktop

I have two machines: 1 - $Clients: dual-boot of Linux Mint 18.2 Cinnamon 64-bit Windows 10 Pro 64-bit on a laptop. 2 - $Server: GNU/Linux Debian 9 Cinnamon 64-bit I would like to connect from $...
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VNC Server not listening connections but from localhost

I have installed TightVNCServer on RaspBian (the September 2.017 version) for my RaspBerry Pi 2 B+ : luis@Frambuesio:~$ vncserver -name Frambuesio -geometry 1280x1024 -depth 16 New 'Frambuesio' ...
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How to switch desktop environment in Debian

I've recently set up a new computer using Debian 9.1 . During the initial configuration, I installed the desktop environments Gnome and LXDE. Presently the system is set up to use Gnome as the (...
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how can i change default xdg-viewer on chromium

I want to change my external default viewer not to be xdg, i need it too be VNC... I tried on chrome/settings but found nothing. im using ubuntu 14.04(ZorinOS
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Setting up cross platform VNC system

Here's my intention: I have a main system running Windows 10. I have two GUI systems running Mint 18.2 that I wish to connect to and control from the Windows system. All three systems are connected to ...
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SLES 12.2 can't enable org.gnome.Vino - No such key 'enabled'

Since Sles 12 SP2 I'm not able to activate VNC remote access: dbus-launch gsettings set org.gnome.Vino prompt-enabled false dbus-launch gsettings set org.gnome.Vino authentication-methods "['vnc']" ...
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fedora 25 screen sharing

In gnome settings I can enable sharing and screen sharing but other than the ui gives me I don't have any control over the service. I can't forward ports on the router because I'm using Internet ...
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Launching Xvnc server with xinetd, wrapped with vglrun

I'm trying to set up remote login for the CentOS 7 machine in our office, so that users can connect using TigerVNC from windows clients and reach a gdm login screen. Previously, I followed these ...
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How to exit fullscreen mode in vinagre?

How to exit fullscreen mode in vinagre VNC client? I have not found any key combination to do this.