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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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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 only listening for connections 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.
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Why is my user in different groups when logged in via SSH and on the desktop?

I am running CentOS 7.3. If I log in over SSH I can run sudo commands and if I run groups I can see I'm in the groups <username> and wheel. If I connect to the desktop over VNC and launch a ...
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VNC Server failed to start on CentOS 7

VNC Server suddenly stopped working on my VM after working fine without any issues. I cannot seem to start the VNC service. This is the output for the status of the VNC service systemctl -l ...
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Cant start VNC without display

I have a strange problem. Im running debian on Android with Linux Deploy. I can work with terminal . I use Juice Ssh to connect to a terminal. I have installed Icewm window manager . When i start ...
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VNC to a linux desktop in HiDPI mode won't scale properly

I have a linux mint Cinnamon desktop running in HiDPI. When I try to connect to it with a VNC client from my macbook (retina/hidpi display), the desktop shows up about 4x too big. I tried with mac's ...
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Installing vncserver on manjaro

I need to install & configure vncserver on the manjaro. I want it configure in such way that if I reboot than also I could connect without starting service and should connect to 0 display not new ...
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How do I enable and connect to a GUI/Desktop on a remote RHEL 6 server from Windows?

I'm trying to setup a Graphical Desktop on top of my RHEL server, so when I connect to it, it won't just be CLI, it will be a full GUI. (I.e. my setup now is, I use Putty on Windows to connect to my ...
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Xforwarding and vnc speed, for pdf

Xforwarding over ssh only forwards rendering commands, so xforwarding a pdf document over ssh should be a lot less information (probably an order of magnitude) then sending a screenshot of an already ...
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xfreerdp microphone forwarding, but Windows says “No audio devices are installed”

I'm using xfreerdp to connect to Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard as a regular user. I need to use participate in a telecon using Skype for Business. Therefore, I need to forward both audio and ...
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Xvnc multiscreen setup

I have an old application that uses hardcoded screen names in a multimonitor setup. (8 bit indexed color). it if course does not recognize RandR or Xinemra, but uses both rhost:0.0 and rhost:0.1 for ...
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Can only start VNC sessions with sudo

I'm trying to start a VNC session on a remove CentOS 7.3 VM and access it, but for some reason I'm only able to make it work by running sudo vncserver and not just vncserver. When I run it as myself, ...
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/dev/kvm permission denied in vnc session

How can I get virtualization (KVM) to work in non-local VNC sessions? I am getting a permission denied error, on /dev/kvm. Everything works outside of VNC fine. KVM is apparently required for android ...
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Read the EXISTING content from another terminal

How may I read the EXISTING output content from another terminal, like an SSH terminal? The scenario is I ran a program in a GUI session but later on I need to read its output remotely without ...
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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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Access a running MATLAB instance from command line

I am running a few instances of MATLAB on a server via an SSH tunnel and a VNC server. I started the instances using the desktop (via VNC) but something went wrong and now the desktop is completely ...
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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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vncviewer: VNC server closed connection

So I installed a VNC server (Tight VNC) on my workstation 'orac' which is running Debian Jessie with KDE Plasma. And a VNC client (also Tight VNC) on my workstation 'tact' running Debian Stretch with ...
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VNC just show three options

When I log into my account through VNC viewer, I just get the following options: 1.accept clipboard from viewers 2.send clipboard to viewers 3.send primary selection to viewers How to have access ...
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VNC-Server as a virtual X11 monitor to expand screen problem

I tried to follow this To create a virtual screen on my display so I can show it on a remote monitor with a vnc client but when I try to add my mode xrandr --addmode VIRTUAL1 xrandr will tell me I ...
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Change of default vnc port fails (?)

I have edited /usr/bin/vncserver so that the line defining base port number is as follows: $vncPort = 3388 + $displayNumber; Then: vncserver :1 My nmap shows among others: 3389/tcp open ms-wbt-...
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How to connect to x11vnc server on Linux from OS X (macOS)?

When I'm trying to connect to x11vnc server started on Ubuntu 16.10 x11vnc The "Screen Sharing" app on on OS X 10.11.6 just hangs. How can I fix this?
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How do I pass parameters from xrdp to the vnc viewer such as viewonly?

Goal: To use xrdp as a proxy to view VNC connections from another ip address, while passing parameters to the vncviewer. Everything works except passing the -viewonly switch to the vncserver that is ...
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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 and my iPad but I need a router for that. I would like to run the following command on startup to create an access point that I can ...
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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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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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Error while running vnc server

When I try to run vncserver in my machine, I can see following errors - vncserver: couldn't find "Xvnc" on your PATH. vncserver: couldn't find "xauth" on your PATH. The command I executed is >...
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VNC over Raspberry Pi router using port forwarding

I have configured Raspberry Pi as a router and access point for client devices, and it works without problem. It works with usage of hostapd and isc-dhcp-sever programs, but there is a challenge: ...
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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 ...