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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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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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Teamviewer: Not ready

I have a kind of virtual machine with CentOS 7 in my school, but I need to work from my home. So I follow a tutorial to install Gnome and other to create a VNC server, all this to install TeamViewer. ...
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How do I force x11vnc to stream lower quality?

I need to access a remote machine via a high latency, slow connection. It uses x11vnc and I want it to broadcast video in much lower quality than what's actually on the screen. First thing that comes ...
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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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How can I forward sound over VNC?

I use TightVNC and Remmina Remote Desktop to connect my Raspberry Pi to my Ubuntu laptop over VNC. It works great for the most part, except for the fact that there is no sound. I have googled all ...
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How can I start a VNC server session and immediately land up in KDE?

This is the content of my ~/.vnc/xstartup file: #!/bin/sh # Uncomment the following two lines for normal desktop: unset SESSION_MANAGER exec /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc [ -x /etc/vnc/xstartup ] && ...
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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 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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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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.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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headless x11vnc - higher resolution

I'm trying to get my Ubuntu box to run at a higher resolution than the default 1024x768. As you can see from the log, i'm using integrated Intel video drivers. I've tried adding an xorg.conf with a ...
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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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Connect directly to Xvnc started by xrdp

There're color artifacts when connecting from Windows remote desktop client to Xrdp on a CentOS box. I want to check whether the underlying Xvnc will have same artifacts. Xvnc is running: LISTEN ...
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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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tigervnc-server unable to connect

I have followed all the steps described in How To Install and Configure VNC Remote Access for the GNOME Desktop on CentOS 7. I am able to start the vncserver service [root@server ~]# systemctl start ...
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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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tigervnc on centos - black screen

I am running tigervnc-server on CentOS 6.8, however the gnome desktop won't start for me! I have done a yum groupinstall of "X Window System", "Desktop" and "General Purpose Desktop". On one of my ...
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How to tell who is connected via vnc to my machine?

How do I check how many vnc connections or different users are currently connected to my machine? Only through wireshark? And how do I kill any other users connected through vnc?
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.xstartup for KDE

I'm trying diffeent .xstartup files to have KDE up when using thightvncserve, but I keep on seeing the empty screen. Any help? current .xstartup is: #!/bin/sh [ -x /etc/vnc/xstartup ] && ...
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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 and 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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can't launch android emulator while logged in over vnc?

i have a headless box running bbqlinux that i'm trying to use as an android-studio development box. when i go to launch an .avd in the emulator, i receive this error: Cannot launch AVD in emulator ...
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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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Cannot connect to xrdp on Fedora 25 from windows

With a basic install, per: dnf install -y xrdp openssl req -x509 -newkey rsa:2048 -nodes -keyout key.pem -out cert.pem -days 365 mv cert.pem /etc/xrdp/ mv key.pem /etc/xrdp/ systemctl start xrdp ...
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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 to make remmina ignore a key?

I like to use the F12 key to bring up an instant yakuake terminal. However, if I use remmina to start a remote GUI session, if the remmina window is active, then F12 won't bring up the terminal, ...
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Can't get windows guest working in kvm

I'm running a Debian Jessie machine with kvm and libvirt installed. Linux guests are working fine but I have some problems to get a windows machine running. I do not have any GUI installed. So the ...
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Start X11vnc on boot at SLIM login window

Debian 7.7 Wheezy, xorg, SLIM, i3 I'm unable to have x11vnc -usepw -forever started with SLIM, to offer a vnc connection on boot, as I do not have a monitor attached to the computer. I tried to add ...
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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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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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Can't get RealVNC to work with LightDM

As far as I can tell GDM3 is incompatible with RealVNC so I uninstalled it and I installed LightDM. However now I can't get anywhere when I try to connect to RealVNC. What I did before was run: ...
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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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How to remote Linux desktop with audio support

I have a Debian PC (Server) and I would like to remote this machine from one client (Windows, Ubuntu,..) and be able to hear the sound from the server. I tried some tools (Radmin, RealVNC, but I can'...
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VNC - Arch - Gnome; I can't type in the password on the login screen because it is cleared every second

I have an Arch linux box that is almost running perfectly but when i connect to the vncserver and the sreensaver turns the screen black, i am forced to reenter the password on the loginscreen of gnome ...
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Setting up vnc server and no physical display : Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I am trying to setup a vnc server on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS which has unity desktop installed. I do not want to install other desktop environment. I started with installing x11vncserver and later realized ...
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Run a command on startup in Kali

I have kali installed on a Raspberry Pi Zero, I control it using VNC from my iPad but I need a way to get them both on the same network for that. I would like to run the following command on startup ...
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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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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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Qt: XKEYBOARD extension not present on the X Server

This is a bit complicated and highly specific case so I will try with a high level description and if necessary delve deeper. My purpose is to run ROS (Robot Operating System) on a Digital Ocean node ...
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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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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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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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VNC - Too many authentication failures

I've been trying to Google, but all of the issues refers connection from PC to remote VNC server. So. I have an issue with VNC communication from Android to Linux. I have installed a TightVNC Server ...
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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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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 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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Why is vnc connection to linux lock screen “locked out” with no way to enter password?

From my Windows box, I connect to my Linux box using VNC viewer/server. On the Linux box, when my session times out, and after the lock screen kicks in, if I subsequently try to unlock using the gui, ...
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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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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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