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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Is there a way to launch ScreenSharing from the Terminal?

How can I launch OS X's ScreenSharing from the command line and have it connect to a specified system?
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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OS X Lion VNC no longer works

I enjoyed using VNC from my iPad to my Mac Pro running Snow Leopard without issues. Since upgrading to OS X Lion, I am no longer able to log in remotely. I can connect, but I now see the OS X login ...
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A “view-only” mode in `screen`?

One of my favorite modes for screen is using the -x option, wherein multiple users can connect-to the same session (great for team troubleshooting and training purposes). However, it would be really ...
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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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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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How do I share applications windows between OS X and Linux?

I'm trying to set up Xdmx on my Macbook Pro and my Ubuntu 10.04 workstation so that I can share my MBP's keyboard and mouse as well as X applications running on the workstation across the laptop ...
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How can I use Apple screen sharing in full screen mode?

I've tried everything but I can only get Apple screen sharing to work in a window on its own.
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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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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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Looking for free and secure peer-to-peer desktop sharing

I am looking for a desktop sharing solution that will allow me to show my desktop to a remote user. The system must be free secure (some reasonable encryption) peer-to-peer (i.e., does not require ...
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What is an easy way to share screen / voice chat on Linux?

Currently I'm using Arch Linux. I'm more used to Linux now, but for communication, I still have some problems: My main software which I use on Windows is Skype and TeamViewer to share screen / voice ...
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How can I control my Mac remotely? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the best Remote Desktop Application? What's the typical way of managing a Mac remotely? Say I'm at home on a MacBook Pro, I'd like to be able to access my ...
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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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Sharing mouse, keyboard, and screen between networked computers

I've already heard of Synergy+. I remember hearing of another program that did pretty much the same thing, but allowed you to move windows from one screen to the other, even on different computers. ...
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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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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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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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Labeled grid desktop wallpaper?

Summary: I'd like a desktop wallpaper that: is a grid has cells that are each and all labeled with ascending numbers (across) and letters (down), such that the top-left cell is A0 is larger than ...
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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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Lan Messenger with voice and screensharing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: LAN messenger for Windows with features like Google Talk Need a LAN Messenger for a home network with Voice Text Messages Screen Sharing capabilities It could be a ...
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Is there a Dikk-like application for Linux?

There is an application for Mac OS X called Dikk that allows one to capture its screen and send it to another user who installed Dikk by simply hitting a key. Is there any similar application for ...
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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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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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How to spy on a Mac from a PC

I have a desktop running Windows 7 and a Macbook Pro running Snow Leopard. If someone is using my Macbook Pro, and from my Windows 7 machine I want to see what they see on their screen, is there a ...
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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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Screen sharing on Mac OS X is slow

I connect to my Mac on the local network via UltraVnc viewer from my Windows 7 machine. However, the connection feels very sluggish - moving windows results in tearing. Right clicking something take ...
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Stream screen contents over network

At work, we are thinking of getting a TV for presentation/showing things. I had the idea that we could connect a PC, to stream our screens (wirelessly) through it, to the TV (like inverse screen ...
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How to connect to the native (non-VNC) Mac screen sharing from a Windows PC?

I have a Mac with screen sharing enabled through "Remote Management" and not through the "Screen Sharing" setting. I also disable regular VNC since it seems like pretty insecure and I'd like to rely ...
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How can I access my work Mac behind a firewall from my home Mac

I'm really hoping someone can answer this for me so I can telecommute... I want to be able to access my work Mac from my home Mac, or just be able to somehow access the network. I do web development ...
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What Remote Desktop Solution Do You Use To Service Your Clients' PCs? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What’s the best Remote Desktop Application? I am the owner of a local computer repair business that primarily services its clients on-site. On the occasions that ...
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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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Best TightVNC settings to connect to Snow Leopard from Win7

I have a Macbook that I use for iOS development. I would like to use my Windows 7 machine which has multiple monitors to do "remote" development. What I mean is I want to be able to utilize one of the ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Is there a screen sharing/remote desktop app for mac that lets you use a different host screen resolution?

Ok, there are tons and tons of questions about remote desktop for mac and they're all being closed as duplicates. I however am specifically looking for one that will let me use a different resolution ...
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Snow Leopard screen sharing slow to connect

My snow leopard (10.6.7) suddenly refused to connect to another mac (snow leopard 10.6.4) through screen sharing. There is no change except the installation of the latest security update. If I ...
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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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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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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 ...