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VNCviewer - screen resolution and font size

I'm kinda new to VNCviewer and have some issues. This is on RHEL 7 based systems. First, for regular day to day (character based) works, I use putty in my laptop with about 155 character wide and ...
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Create ssh config to VNC server with tunnel via intermediate machine

I recently found out about ssh config file where one can setup frequently used ssh connections. However, I am having troubles transforming one command which connects my computer to VNCServer running ...
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Can not connect to VNC session from local network

few days ago we updated Debian from old stable to stable (Linux 6.0.0-0.deb11.6-amd64). While updating, machine reboot had to be done, which ended some important processes, such as vncserver, which ...
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RealVNC Viewer on Raspberry Boot

I have a main Raspberry Pi in one room and a second one in other room. My software is running on the main Pi and i'd like the second one to just mirror the first one. RealVNC is fine, but i can't ...
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TightVnc server shows only a grey screen

I am trying to reach a TightVnc server on an Ubuntu machine with VNC Viewer from a Windows machine. TightVnc was already installed, so I started it with: vncserver :1 If I am connecting to it from a ...
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How to run VNC as a System Service on 64-bit Arm?

I'm following this guide to setup VNC server in my Ubuntu arm64 machine (specifically, armbian 64-bit). There's one problem I found with it so far. When I start the VNC server using vncserver :1 -...
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Script to set screen resolution by providing X and Y co-ordinates in RedHat

The goal is to provide resolution X and Y as arguments to the script ./res_set.sh 1920 1080 and gtf, xrandr --newmode and --addmode will be executed according to the script. #!/usr/bin/env bash if [ &...
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10-key (numeric keyboard) not working when connected via VNC to Fedora 35 or Ubuntu 21. Both are using GNOME - is this a bug?

I use VNC (RealVNC "VNC Viewer" app) on my Mac to connect to Linux desktops: Fedora 35 & Ubuntu 21. They both are using GNOME desktop: 41.1 for Fedora, and 40.5 for Ubuntu I recently ...
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VNC / Ubuntu 18.04 / xfce4: can't launch executables with a GUI

I'm using VNC remote desktop to visually access a remote Ubuntu 18.04 machine with a xfce4 GUI. VNC works fine. SSH shell works fine. The 2 programs with a graphic UI I'd like to launch are nedit (a ...
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WSL Win-Kex problem att VNCServer, X DISPLAY not found, any Help :D

Hello, to day i tried to install kali Linux in my windows 10 i need any help please ┌──(root💀DESKTOP-KN54U4A)-[~] └─# kex -start output: Error connecting to the KeX server. Please try "kex ...
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VNC server full screen display is too small

On a centOS 7 remote server I have installed tigervnc. On Windows the viewer I am using is RealVNC Viewer. The configuration at /etc/systemd/system/vncserver@\:1.service [Unit] Description=Remote ...
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After entering the password using ssh, nothing happens

I'm trying to use SSH to connect to a VNC. When I enter the password, it just hangs with not an error message nor anything at all. How can I solve this ssh -L 5901:localhost:5901 -C -N -l root 192.168....
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vncviewer is losing caps lock, which I want to remap anyways

I am on a linux system and using vncviewer to connect to other linux servers. On my home system, I use setxkbmap to remap caps to control, like any decent human being: setxkbmap -option caps:...
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VNC viewer showing Blue Screen with Clock only

I am trying to access my centos machine through VNC viewer after sucessfull login its showing blue screen with one clock ,Just for your reference see below image Not sure what wrong with the setup. ...
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How i can change the background in vnc

Is there a way to change the background in the vnc
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VNCviewer password error

I am attending a course in which the software (cadence) is installed on the university unix server. To have access the following instruction is shared by the course team. I am using a MAC system. ...
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VNC Server and Putty

I am using PUTTY and VNCSERVER/VNC Viewer to use XWINDOWS to use UNIX software remotely on a Windows Machine. I use PUTTY to SSH into my server. I started VNCSERVER in UNIX I not port it tells me I ...
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Cannot connect to VNC using VNC viewer, KVM working (Ubuntu)

I brought a VPS today, loaded up xubuntu-desktop + tightvncviewer. set up everything, same as I did on a previous host (that worked fine). I can connect through the KVM on the new hosts website as ...
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How to find out if xtigervncviewer wasn't able to establish a connection?

If I use xtigervncviewer to try to connect to a host which doesn't run a VNC server, it prints the following expected error to stderr: $ xtigervncviewer -AlertOnFatalError=0 localhost TigerVNC ...
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Tigervnc displays a blank screen

0 I have configured tigervnc-server on a Fedora Workstation and when I connect to it via either VNC Viewer from macOS, or vncviewer from another Fedora workstation, all I get is a blank screen, and ...
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Normal desktop on vnc viewer

I'm learning to use VNC viewer for remote connection to server. VNC viewer is successfully connects to server, but here is how remote desktop looks like I have already tried to uncomment two strings ...
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can vncviewer forward alt key to server for application switch?

I'm using the tightvnc vncviewer to connect to a Windows10 server from my Linux machine running Ubuntu. Now I wish had the option to switch between aplications on the Windows machine using alt-tab ...
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tigervnc vncviewer could not open some system applications

The computer that I am trying to connect to using vncviewer is a Ubuntu 18.04 system with dash-to-panel gnome extension. When I used the first .vnc/xstartup , I only got black screen once connected. ...
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VNC Server - securely forwards to the localhost connection for VNC

I followed this link https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-and-configure-vnc-on-ubuntu-18-04 and I created the VNC server in my remote VM, started the VNC server in it and ...
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Add icons/menu items for applications in XFCE

I am running Debian (Stretch) with XFCE and many applications do not appear in the menu (in my case Whisker Menu). As an example, I often run remote sessions using VNC and at the moment I can only ...
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vncviewer error:could not connect to session bus :failed to connect to socket/tmp/dbus-XXXXXXXX connection refused

First, I use putty to log in my server computer with vnc4server -geometry 1920x1080. Then I got my port number is 1. The system on my server computer is ubuntu 16.04. Then I use vncviewer to log with ...
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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 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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