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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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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 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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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 ...
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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't operate VNCserver on linux machine - Configurations missing

I'm running vncserver and getting this prompt: New 'Middle:1 (root)' desktop at :1 on machine Middle starting applications specified in /root/.vnc/xstartup Log file is /root/.vnc/Middle:...
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Best way to disable SSH for all users? [closed]

For security reasons I want to turn off SSH when I don't use it and turn it on again via a VNC connection as I can connect to my web server remotely over the Digitalocean control panel's console ...
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How can I redirect a command's input and output through VNC?

I need to create a VNC sesion, with a linux command running on it. LinuxVNC can do the trick, but LinuxVNC only allows me to export ttys. There are only 64 ttys available on linux, but this amount is ...
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Get Remote Desktop on Redhat Enterprise linux. I have ssh access only

I have ssh access on a Redhat enterprise Linux 7.3 machine with root privileges. X-Manager is not serving my purpose to install some software. I want to have remote desktop access on that machine. Can ...
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xrdp fails to work on Arch Linux using i3 window manager

I have a fresh Arch Linux installation, [0s] $ uname -a Linux fermata 4.8.11-1-ARCH #1 SMP PREEMPT Sun Nov 27 09:26:14 CET 2016 x86_64 GNU/Linux on to which I've installed, enabled, and started xrdp:...
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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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SSH Tunneling to VNCServer

I have a dedicated server. There's a VNC Server and I can connect to VNC Server with a VNC Client with port 5901 so it takes me to display :1 when I connect there with a VNC Client. I've read pretty ...
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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 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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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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