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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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Raspberian using airmon ng while connected to wifi

I have raspberian installed on my RPI3. Can i use airmon ng to monitor other wifi networks, and still be connected to my android phone's wifi network? My goal is to keep vnc on wifi network running ...
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tigervnc-server unable to connect

I have followed all the steps described in https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-and-configure-vnc-remote-access-for-the-gnome-desktop-on-centos-7 I am able to start the ...
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Remotely start and access Debian KDE Desktop

We're working on a project to create some virtual machines on a server to run some GNS3 Labs for training. We'll also have some VM's setup to run Nagios for testing configs against these GNS3 Labs. ...
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I can't acces from my Host (Win10) to my Guest (CentOS7) via VNC

I have done first yum -y install tigervnc-server Then vncpasswd in order to set a password to vnc. Then I have started the vncserver on my guest with vncserver :1 -geometry 800x600 -depth 24, even you ...
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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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how can I enable mint desktop sharing before anyone has logged in?

Currently I can use vncviewr to access a Mint-18 desktop after a user has logged in. How can I set up the mint-18 box such that desktop sharing is available even when no one has logged into the ...
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Raspberry pi 3 *reverse* remote desktop

I have local machine (A) and Raspberry PI 3 (B). B has HDMI monitor connected, and is running Raspbian OS. I want to run X application on A - say Libre Office Impress presentation that I have on A, ...
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How to chain ssh commands over multiple hops?

Is it possible to chain multiple ssh connections together with each connection specified as an ssh host? I know it's possible to use the -W flag or nc to do a second hop to another hostname or ip ...
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VNC (display :0) through SSH with Arch

I want to share the display :0 of my Computer runngin Arch with my Android phone. What I have tried: I connected to the computer via ssh and forwarded the VNC port. I used x0vncserver of the tigervnc ...
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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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Xvfb with 2 screens and Two x11vnc servers (one for each screen): only the first one work

I'm using CentOS 7 and x11vnc version 0.9.13 (release 11.el7) for arch x86_64. I create Xvfb with two screens (:10.0 and :10.1) like this: sudo Xvfb :10 -screen 0 1366x768x24+32 -screen 1 ...
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What commands are needed in the '~/.vnc/xstartup' file to run KDE Plasma 5 in VNC?

I am trying to run KDE 5 in a VNC session and although I get application windows like konsole, kate etc the shell I need for the Start Menus, taskbar, desktop background etc is not present. This is my ...
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turbovnc server displays sad face when i login

Hi all been at this a for a few days now and cant understand why i get the sad face after i login to vncviewer. Details: I have two accounts "root" and "user1" now i can ssh from a windows box and ...
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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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Connect with Remote Desktop viewer after reboot

I have a computer with Fedora 24 that I often use to control another remote comptuer with Fedora 23. I can use vinagre to do this, provided that I log in at least once with my user in my remote ...
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iptables: Index insertion too big

I am trying to configure VNC on my server. I found this guide which seems very easy: https://rbgeek.wordpress.com/2012/06/26/how-to-install-vnc-server-on-centos-6/ Lastly, I got to iptables ...
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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 can I verify which vncserver version is installed on my computer?

How can I verify which vncserver version is installed on my computer? vncserver's man page does an specified any option to display the version. I tried which vncserver, but it wasn't helpful either ...
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How can I install wine and vncserver as well as update software on Red Hat with no subscription?

I would like to update and install some software on a Red Hat machine but have no subscription and don't plan on getting one. To get Wine I'm following this tutorial. After doing yum groupinstall '...
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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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VNC Server on RHEL 7 without a monitor

I configured Real VNC server on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2 with a monitor plugged in, now with the monitor unplugged I cannot connect using vnc client, I get "connection refused". Does VNC need a ...
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How can I tell which VNC package I'm using?

I have a system that someone else set up and I am unable to contact that person any more. I connect to the system both via SSH and a VNC server. I'm trying to replicate the VNC setup exactly on ...
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Strange rendering issues when using xvfb-run

I have an app running remotely on a beaglebone, written in wxPython. I want to run the app inside of a virtual frame buffer, using Xvfb, and access it remotely using a VNC. It may also be pertinent ...
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x11vnc exits reverse connection immediately

I'm using x11vnc for reverse connection, that the help seeking persons only have to click a button (a launcher for a bash one-liner with x11vnc and a DDNS) when I ask them to do so. I stripped down ...
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VNC server on Arch with i3 and VNC viewer on Win 7

I have a laptop with Arch and i3 installed and a desktop with Win 7 installed. My goal is to run a VNC server on the laptop and connect to it from my Win 7 desktop via VNC viewer and be able to use ...
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remote desktop vnc on Debian VPS

I have a Debian 8 VPS which I installed MATE desktop environment using the tasksel command. I then installed a VNC server using apt-get install vnc4server but when I use realvnc to connect I get ...
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Remote desktop VNC from Ubuntu to CentOS7 showing strange view

I'm trying to use remote desktop on my LAN to access a machine's gui from another computer. The machine I am working on is Ubuntu14.04LTS using KDE desktop. The target machine is CENTOS7 with MATE ...
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Can I VNC directly into my “Linux Deploy” from OS X?

I use Linux Deploy to run desktop Linux distributions on my Android devices. The way it works is the I start the system in the LD app, and then I go to VNC Viewer on the same device to get a GUI. ...
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Ctrl+Alt+F1 not working on vnc

I use a real vnc viewer to connect to my host machine. The host machine has Linux in the GUI mode. I would like to switch between the GUI and the console mode, however the key Ctrl+Alt+F1 opens up my ...
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Possible attack against VNC Server

Recently I started to have some problems with my Linux machine. So I have this Linux VPS machine with VNC server installed and I just connect to it by using VNC viewer. Recently the VNC server/...
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xterm windows not displayed after vnc

When I create vnc for my linux box, its showing desktop when I login. I want only xterm windows. I see xterm under /bin/xterm. Please help.
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VNC to cloud server?

Is it possible to use VNC to access Linux? I set everything up and ran VNC from my Android phone using my servers IP. To my surprise I ended up with an image of my own desktop which was connected to ...
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timeout in locking authority file (vnc service)

There are some pages about timeout in locking authority file /root/.xauth but I really don't understand what is the root of the problem. As I start vnc service, I see: root@cluster:mahmood# /etc/...
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How to start x11vnc by socket (ie only when needed)

Actually I start x11vnc in /home/odroid/.config/lxsession/LXDE/autostart with @/bin/x11vnc -bg -forever -shared -rfbauth /home/odroid/.vnc-passwd -noxdamage -norc -noxrecord -capslock -no6 -rfbport ...
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Can't get rid of x11vnc output

I'm on an Ubuntu system which has a touchscreen set up on display :0. I wanted to be able to control this touchscreen remotely from Windows, so I set up x11vnc. It works great. But here's the setup: ...
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Running Java GUI on Raspi without a connected display

I have a Java GUI app that runs fine on my windows PC and on a Raspi running Raspian when the Raspi has a monitor connected. I want to run the java app on the Raspi without a monitor attached. I'm ...
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Not Able to run simple Java Swing Program on Raspbian on Raspberry Pi 2 Headless connected using tight VNC

I am using a Raspberry Pi 2 model with Debian as the OS. I tried a simple java swing program that opens a JFrame on it, and it worked fine. Later, I wanted to use my Pi headlessly i.e. without ...
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linux (ubuntu) graphical login from a remote computer before session is logged in

I have the ability to VNC into a remotely hosted ubuntu session with VNC after I've logged into that desktop session locally on that machine. My problem comes when I want to restart the computer (...
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Why is VNC so extended instead of X11

If X11 provides functionality to use a graphical application remotely why is VNC used instead of the X11 server capabilities apart from overheading issues? Can you config your X11 client to connect ...
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VNC Server Centos7 VNC client Windows 10

I am trying to access my Centos 7 server's desktop so I installed ... [plankton@localhost ~]$ rpm -q --info tigervnc-server Name : tigervnc-server Version : 1.3.1 Release : 4.el7_2 ...
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Why is my x11vnc.desktop file not allowing a subnet?

I have x11vnc server set up on a Lubuntu 14.04 system, using ~/.config/autostart/x11vnc.desktop to start it. For a long time I specified exactly which machines on my network could access the server ...
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Where does Linux vncserver (Xvnc) get the list of geometry possiblities

I have looked through through parts of the code, and the places obvious to me, but I have not found the place that I can add legal geometries for a vncserver that I can set using xrandr. I have tried ...
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Home automation program “cannot assign requested address”, but only when run via VNC on a Raspberry Pi

I am trying to connect to a program through VNC, which scans the LAN for a "Cube" (MAX eQ-3) which connects to my radiator valves. The program gives the error "[99] Cannot assign requested address, ...
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No session for PID xxx (lxpolkit)

I'm trying to use LXDE on debian sid, launching it by adding startlxde to the end of ~/.vnc/xstartup. Using tightvncserver as VNC server: tightvncserver -alwaysshared :1 However, when I log in from ...
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Problem with screencapture of flash animation in chromium-browser

I'm using chromium-browser and a vnc4 server to do some thumbnailing of flash resources. This is the version: $ chromium-browser --version Using PPAPI flash. Chromium 48.0.2564.116 Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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VNC Client - Server, Unable to connect to remote server

I have a remote Linux server, I was trying to connect to it using TigerVNC, I can sucessfully connect to my remote server, when the server iptable is not running, but after I start running iptables, I ...
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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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Isolating all audio for a specific user account with Pulseaudio

I've done some Googling on this subject, and looked around on Stack Exchange, but I haven't yet found a question canonically similar to mine. If this is the wrong section of Stack Exchange to ask this ...
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how to use web browser as VNC client?

i want to remotely login my user in the web browser but i don't know how to do this. I am using "Redhat" and i am properly setup vnc server without any problem. i am using vnc client for remotely ...
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Monitor mirroring

I need to mirror a remote monitor from a server running CentOS 6.5. With VNC I'm able to connect to the :0 display (that it's the one it is shown on the remote server monitor) but when I change user ...