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Questions tagged [x11vnc]

[x11vnc: a VNC server for real X displays ](http://www.karlrunge.com/x11vnc/) "x11vnc allows one to view remotely and interact with real X displays (i.e. a display corresponding to a physical monitor, keyboard, and mouse) with any VNC viewer."

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How to screen share/vnc from Mac (10.11) to Linux desktop (Ubuntu 16.04)? + issues sshing

I'd like to use screen sharing/I'd like to VNC to a Linux OS desktop from my Mac (so I'd like to view the Linux desktop on the screen of my Mac). Mac OS version: OS X El Capitan, 10.11.15A2301. Ubuntu ...
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How do I find the display number of the X server currently using the physical monitor / running in the active virtual terminal?

I'm in the process of making a x11vnc launching script that would fix the dreaded black screen that prevents you from using VNC until reboot. So far, I've managed to find a workaround by using the ...
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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 Session user

If I enable x11vnc on my system, then is there any way to know who (which IP) have taken the remote session, if any ?
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Starting x11vnc as a non-root user

I'm using a customized Linux distribution generated via buildroot. I use x11vnc for remote access, always logging in with root. But now, I need to enable an user without root privileges to start ...
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Close remote VNC client to my server

I have a server with a VNC session I work on. It's configured to be shared, so I can work on it from two different clients at the same time. However sometimes I'm on a client and I want to close the ...
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How to use the native resolution of the machine TightVNC is running on when connecting to a CentOS/x11vnc machine

Gist of the question, how do I get TightVNC (v1.3.10) running on Windows 10 that connects to x11vnc on a CentOS to use the native resolution of the Windows 10 machine? The resolution of the Windows ...
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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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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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(Installing DDD) missingX11 + configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables

I am trying to install DDD V3.3.12. While running (./configure&& make) I am getting following error: **configure: error: The X11 library '-lX11' could not be found. Please ...
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Password problem x11vnc

I am an absolute starter on Linux and I am operating on an OpenSUSE Leap 42.1 and here is my situation: I was given a task to build a PC with very similar configs and properties to one already in ...
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Creating x11vnc system service

OS: GNU/Linux Debian 9 with Cinnamon DE. Since we managed to get VNC on Debian server running, thanks to GAD3R again, it's time to make VNC a regular service. I want it to be running all the time, ...
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gnome-terminal inherits some environment even with 'env -i' on a vnc session

Some how, gnome-terminal able to get some environment which are not set in any of shell init files(sytem-wide/user-level) env -i DISPLAY=":1.0" /usr/bin/gnome-terminal $> env gives many other ...
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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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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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RDP to i3wm-session from a windows machine

At my university, I have a Linux workstation, on which all my simulations and other scientific applications/calcs are run. When I am physically present in the office, I use the i3 window manager, ...
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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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x11vnc just remote keyboard no screen

i'm working here with two PCs and want to use only one keyboard. I don't have much space left here so i just want to use the keyboard on my "client" side computer. I had the idea to use a remote ...
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How to connect to X app via VNC which was by xvfb-run?

When I run Xvfb server directly, x11vnc can attach to the display fine as per Wikipedia page. However I'd like to achieve the same by running the X app using xvfb-run. Here is my attempt (to run ...
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X virtual framebuffer screen is 1024x9216 instead of 1024x768

I've run the X virtual framebuffer server on Ubuntu Linux which I'd like to access its screen via VNC. Here are my steps: Xvfb :1.0 -screen 0 1024x768x16 & Setup password by: x11vnc -storepasswd....
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x11vnc change resolution

I am using the following command to open up an x11vnc server on boot within crontab -e @reboot /usr/bin/x11vnc -bg -reopen -forever It works perfectly, but I would like to see if the following can ...
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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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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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x11vnc and -unixpw_cmd option

X11vnc server stores the passwords nearly in plaintext (there is an option to get the password back from the password file). Therefore i want to implement a password check using sha256 or another ...
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Show remote cursor on client that is connected to x11vnc server

x11vnc is running on the server, and vncviewer FullScreen=1 ViewOnly=1 UseLocalCursor=0 DotWhenNoCursor=1 computer0:5900 is being used to view the server's display on the client's display. The ...
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Is there a shutdown/restart command for x11VNC? - Linux (Debian)

I am running Linux (Debian). I recently installed the x11VNC server on my computer. I found the command to start the server is: x11vnc -display :0 I have been searching but did not find any ...
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launch x11vnc on bootup

I am using archlinux version 3.10.27-1-ARCH on my remote PC and I would like it to launch x11vnc server on successful bootup. Though i can start the x11vnc server manually, I am having trouble ...
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can't start x11vnc without attached monitor

I'd like to setup x11vnc (or any other vnc server) to start at boot-time. The display manager is kdm, the distribution is Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS. When I try to start x11vnc, I'm getting this errors: $ ...
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x11vnc : how to have the login screen?

I use x11vnc since long, to connect from my office to my home. My goal is to access to my computer exactly as if I were in front of it. So when I return to home I can continue was I started remotely, ...
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How can I allow a different user to connect to my session using X11vnc?

I'm trying to use x11vnc to allow users to remote control certain computers. This works fine in general, but there is one aspect I have trouble implementing. I want to restrict access to a specific ...