Screen Sharing is the name of a Macintosh application for viewing a remote display. It is also a generic term for whenever one shares a screen to allow it to be viewed remotely on a separate computer.

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Screencasting from a Windows 7 Laptop to a Windows 8 MS surface [on hold]

what are the best hardware or software solutions you can reccomend to screencast from a Windows 7 Laptop to a Windows 8 MS surface ? To clarify, I'm not trying to remote into the laptop from the ...
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How to share only one window/application to other user in network?

I know VNC, windows remote control can share screen to others. Can I just share one window/application to my buddy and give control of this window/application to him? Same time, I still want to ...
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Teamviewer & other screen sharing showing a blank or black screen to remote user

I’m using Windows 8.1. and TeamViewer version 9.0.299 on a Dell Inspiron 15r 3521 laptop. Intel HD4000 with AMD HD8370 graphics. I have set AMD graphics to work on high performance for TeamViewer by ...
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sharing screen by the teacher for the students in the classroom

I have a Macbook with OSX Lion installed and I'm teaching a class of 10 students. All of them have windows laptops. I want to share my screen with them in the class instead of using a projector. ...
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Screen scraping via display port / splitter / monitor hardware

Problem Background I have a screen scraping program that identifies images on my screen and reports useful information back to me. I want to be extremely cautious around the application that I am ...
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Ubuntu: How to share desktop for remote pair programming

How to setup the environment for remote pair programming session on Ubuntu (10.10) securely over the internet? I think that, for our workflow, we need to share the screen, sharing terminal session or ...
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Screen Sharing to multiple Users

I designed an lms which teacher can run a virtual class. I need to make a desktop sharing solution (view only) for my project. As i saw vnc is good but i want to send teacher screen to the server and ...
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Share desktop in Windows Netmeeting

We are using "netmeeting" in XP home pc. But every time(Once in a day) we have to accept the call, share the desktop& set as automatically accept the calls(By going to that pc). Any alternate ...
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How to grab Cmd-Tab on Macintosh instead of sending to Screen Sharing?

I am using the Screen Sharing application on a Macintosh running OS X Lion. I use Command-Tab to rotate between applications similarly to Alt-Tab on a Windows machine. However, when the Screen ...
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Share screen with multiple users

I am currently using Skype to share my screen with a single person. Is there a away to share your screen with more then a single user? It would be nice if it was via skype but this is not mandatory. ...
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linux: How to sync two video players on two computers?

Two GNU/Linux computers are playing the same video with mplayer (or vlc or whatever). How to sync the pause/seeking/FFw between them. Like when I press pause on master computer, the other one is also ...
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How can I share a screen over a flaky connection?

Note: both parties are on Macs. I'm trying to set up screen sharing between two computers, one located in Indiana and one located in Washington state. We've tried using Messages (formerly iChat), ...
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OS X Screen Share Dual Monitors as spaces?

I'm using OS X Mavericks' screen share to access my work OS X computer from home. My work setup has two monitors, and screen share displays them either as a long single monitor in full screen mode, or ...
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Consistently and reliably use Screen Sharing with Back to My Mac

I'm trying to connect to my MacBook Pro at home, and it works only 50% of the time. I want to use Screen Sharing as you can copy-paste, cmd-tab, scroll properly and other things I haven't seen in ...
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Cant screen share on skype for Windows 8.1?

How do you share your screen on the windows store version of Skype? When I was using Win7 and had a desktop version I had the ability but can't find it in Win8.1
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Share screen among many tablets [closed]

I know a musician in the area who is looking to purchase a bunch of Android tablets. His purpose is to have 3 or 5 of these running on the same network. He would pull up the sheet music for his band ...
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How can I share my computer screen on a LAN?

I want to share my computer screen over LAN, without an internet connection. How can I do it? There is different software like: LogMeIn Team Viewer etc. But these require an internet connection. ...
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How can I share only a small portion of my screen/display?

Does anyone know how to share only a portion of your display when screen sharing (via something like Remote Desktop or VNC)? Say I have a program running (in Windows 7), and I want to show JUST the ...
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multiway desktop screen sharing app for linux

Is there a free screen sharing app for linux ? I'm not talking about controling a desktop from remote, but simply viewing someone else's screen, quite useful for a teleconference. The newest version ...
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How to change the default screen sharing / VNC port number on Mac OS X?

Is there any way to change it from the default 5900 to some other port?
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TightVNC server not getting right-clicks from Mac Screen Sharing/VNC client?

I am using Apple's Screen Sharing client in OS X 10.6.2, to connect to TightVNC running on Win XP. But TightVNC is not receiving right-clicks. Scaling is on, and everything else is working fine. I do ...
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Max OSX 10.9 Mavericks Messages no longer has auto screen sharing?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b905lm4AeAU In the days of iChat you could allow a user to be allowed automatic access to screen sharing. This was great because I could access my parents' machine ...
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Update Mac Mini server without keyboard from Windows laptop

I recently bought a Mac Mini (3,1) server to use Xcode. I have a Dell laptop, an extra monitor, a USB mouse, but no spare keyboard besides the one in my laptop. The Mac Mini came with OS X 10.6.8, ...
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Command+tab, expose and many other functions stop working after screen sharing

When I'm away from my office mac I typically login via screen-sharing or VNC from home/another mac. Lately, after using screen sharing this way, my office mac will have several problems: ...
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How to remotely turn on screen sharing?

I recently tried to turn on Internet Sharing for my mac mini, and accidentally hit 'Remote Management' which turns off screen sharing! I have no peripherals - not even a display, but I do have a lot ...
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How to get a mouse middle click event on a Macintosh?

I am using a MacBook Air running OS X 10.7 (Lion) with Screen Sharing application to view the display of a Linux box running Emacs. I need a mouse middle click. How can I generate a mouse-middle ...
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Monitor a computer DVI output inside windows using DVI Input Card

I have a nice Mac Mini G4 and i wanted to start building a server with it. I plugged it up and everything but it seems like my monitor DVI interface has issues and cannot output the image properly. I ...
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On windows 7 (at least) screen sharing from skype is distorted

Whenever I get screen sharing from my clients I see their screen distorted. Like is split in 8-10 fragments each showing a different part of the screen. When I share my screen everything is ok for ...
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How to VNC to Mac OS X Lion?

How can we VNC to Mac OS X Lion to use screen sharing? RealVNC for Windows connects and shows a lock screen, but I cannot click or type a password. What clients will work now?
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Searching (fast!) VNC client for Windows with Bonjour detection

I tried ScreenRecycler for my Macbook and accessed it successfully with VNC via my second Laptop (as connected to the same WLAN) and it works if i enter the IP address of the MB. However, i am ...
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Does software exist to “share” a virtual desktop?

Suppose my desktop has two or three monitors, and my coworker's computer also has two or three monitors. I thought it would really amazingly helpful for collaboration if one of each of our monitors ...
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Is there a pure peer to peer screen sharing app? [closed]

I run a meetup, and we would like to share the presenter's screen for the people in the back. However, wireless in the room doesn't always cooperate, and internet may not be available. Is there a ...
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Crossing networks with PC laptop and Mac Mini…Screen Sharing with Server Blindness?

I know there are ways to use VNC or TeamViewer to control a mac mini remotely. These solutions appear to involve the Mac Mini getting settled onto a network. Then--while it's connected to a ...
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VNC - How to share only certain part of screen?

Is there a VNC Server able to share only a certain region of the screen and not the whole one / single application?
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Is it possible to make a `screen` session “private”?

Like many others, I rely on screen heavily. It's a fantastic way of getting work done when you need to be able to drop and come back later. It's also an awesome teaching tool by allowing folks to all ...
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Microsoft SharedView crashes now with IE9 RTM, what is a good alternative?

I've been quite reliant on MS SharedView. I have found it to be faster than VNC, and also allows for highlighting of the other person's screen without needing to take control of the mouse and can be ...
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How to share my screen via WiFi? [duplicate]

Is there any software that allows sharing one's screen through WiFi? I am particularly interested in having that capability between PC and Mac computers. What this will allow is for any computer in ...
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can somebody from my VPN see my screen, if yes how to stop this?

I'm a member of VPN at my work (I'm not the admin of the network), I have installed windows 7 pro on my pc myself and all the other software, and I am the admin of my PC, is it possible for someone ...
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Want to share an existing Mac OS desktop to several viewers over VNC

I want to give a demo to people remotely. I want them to be able to use any VNC client to view my current Mac desktop. Can I use the built-in screen sharing features to do that? I'm using Mountain ...
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How to access Mac OS X screen sharing from outside my local network?

I have a setup of two Mac Mini, connected to a router with static IP. Mac Mini 1 (Local IP: 192.168.0.99) Mac Mini 2 (Local IP: 192.168.0.100) I use the built-in screen sharing for Mac OS X. When I ...
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Stream computer screen to TV via network instead of a USB wireless link

I want to stream my computer screen (not just video or a limited amount of content) to my TV via the network. I know there are wireless devices that use USB to tranfer the screen to the TV. However, ...
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What is causing spurious mouse wheel events using Magic Mouse in applications?

I recently switched to using an Apple Magic Mouse and have found that I am getting spurious mouse wheel events (mouse-5) when moving the mouse intermittently. I've seen this in Chicken of the VNC. ...
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Viewing 2 monitors on 1 monitor

My boss has three monitors. 2 are connected to a PC, and one is an iMac running 10.7. He is running Windows on his iMac and has extended the desktops of all three of them, but he would like to view ...
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Windows: Screensharing over LAN

What is the best way to connect two computers, offline, to screenshare from one computer to the other with good quality and get as little of a delay as possible? What software should I use (has to be ...
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How can I view a live presentation on multiple devices during a large training session?

I'm trying to come up with some presentation solutions for an upcoming large training session. The presenter wants to setup a local WiFi network and share his presentation to anyone who would like ...
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How to configure OS X Lion to automatically accept requests for ScreenSharing

Prior to OS X Lion, I could easily take control of my Mac Mini via ScreenSharing from one of the other Mac's on my home network. Now, with OS X Lion, there is an option to share the same screen or ...
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How can I get Screen Sharing to perform well with heavy updates?

I am using Screen Sharing on the Macintosh OS X Lion to view a remote VNC server display. I have found that when I have a shell in emacs which has tons of text scrolling by, the Screen Sharing ...
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Mac Screen Sharing - see screen, but no login prompt

In the past I have been able to connect via screensharing (finder/go to server vnc://IP) to my i-Mac at work from my mac-mini just fine. However, when I tried today, I wasn't able to see the login ...
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How to connect Apple HDMI to HDMI Cable to IBM Laptop?

I just bought an Apple Digital TV Adapter. I have an iPad2. I know, to share my iPad screen, Just connect iPad to Adapter & then connect Adapter second end to Monitor/Screen. Now, My question is ...
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OSX 10.7 Lion Screen Sharing, cannot Switch to virtual display from snow leopard 10.6 client

I installed Lion, and would like my other computers (macs and PCs) to connect to virtual displays on the mac pro. Preferably with the ability to stream sound and video through this session. I enabled ...