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Plain remote Linux desktop on my VNC Viewer?

So for some reason my VNC Viewer is not showing any desktop icons on the remote Linux. I remember it first happened after I clicked on the button "Quit this session". I am using putty as a terminal ...
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tightVnc Viewer: no connection could be made

I have a VPS running ubuntu 14.10, I correctly installed VNC which ran fine for one day. However yesterday when I tried to connect to my VNC using tightvnc viewer it said no connection could be made ...
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TightVNC Server in a computer with two network connections

I have installed TightVNC as a server on my work PC, it has two network connections: 1- A LAN connection to a router for business server without Internet. 2- A WiFi connection to a router for ...
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Clipboard interaction not working : lubuntu-desktop, lightdm, tightvnc, mac

Server OS: Ubuntu 14.04.1 trusty To get a VNC service up and running, I followed directions I found here. This installed lubuntu-desktop ( lightdm ) and tightvnc server. I can connect up to the ...
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How to change 'default resolution' of Windows 8 computer (without monitor, connected over VNC)?

I'm trying to connect to a bunch of servers (all running Windows 8) remotely using VNC. I only have one spare monitor to share between several servers, and when I start one up without the monitor ...
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The remote desktop screen is always a grey background

I used the methods described in this page and this one to connect to the Amazon EC2 ubuntu instance using remote desktop. But I always got a grey background shown in this image: The log file in ...
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How to share several desktop areas of one host to different clients

I'd like to set up the following screen sharing configuration: There are several areas of a screen shared so that each individual viewer (client = "Slave") connects to a different area only (and ...
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Working xstartup for Linux Mint 17

Could someone post a copy of a working xstartup file for Linux Mint 17 for TightVNCServer? I've botched mine pretty bad, and never configured the original correctly. hangs head Cinnamon is my ...
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Linux session restarts when VNC viewer is closed

I open TightVNC Viewer on Windows and connect to my Linux machine. I am able to connect to the machine and see the login screen. I log in, start a console and launch a command that takes a long time ...
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VNC resolution mismatch

I am running vncserver on Ubuntu with vncserver -geometry 1920x1080 (the same resolution as my Windows 8 laptop) Then I access the server using TightVNC Viewer, which is full screen and set to 100% ...
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Can't Connect To VNC Server Through One Specific Wireless Access Point

I hope somebody can help me make sense of this: I have wireless access on my home router. In another part of the house, I have a wireless access point connected to my LAN (because it was out of range ...
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TightVNC while an RDP session is running

I have TightVNC Server (v. 2.7.10) running on my computer (Windows 8.1 Professional). When I am physically at the computer, others can see my screen using a VNC client. However, when I RDP into my ...
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How to connect TightVNC with user based internet?

I have a Beam cable in india. Which is user based connection. We need to login into their website and enter credentials to get internet. tightvnc server running in my machine, but address showing ...
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Can not connect to VNC server on Ubuntu 14.04 over SSL using winsokify

I found this thread: noVNC over SSL, and it helped me a lot. But I am getting an error message. You see my issue is that I get a session to the SSL interface but I get an error stating: unsupported ...
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how do I specify the ip address on tightvnc server

I have installed tightvnc on my server and I have several ip addresses. When it starts, it is waiting for a connection on all of those ip addresses. I only want this to wait for a connection on my ...
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TightVNC extremely low framerate over 200 megabit network

I'm trying to use TightVNC to remotely control a virtual machine over LAN. The problem is, the frame-rate I'm getting is awful. I'm getting around one frame per second. It surprises me that I would ...
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Tight VNC server stops accepting input from kbd and mouse (win 7)

I am running TightVNC server (V 2.7.10 built Jul 19, 2013) on my laptop at home and created router pinholes to access it from work. During the day, if I run some applications (exhaustive list of ...
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Kubuntu desktop not showing after adding tightvnc server as a service

I installed tightvnc. It was working well when started manually. I then made it a service using this post as a guide (Automatically start VNC server on startup). Since then, when I start a session, ...
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tightvnc crashes upon the second click to the Launcher's Terminal icon

I am running tightvnc (version 1.3.9) on ubuntu 12.04. When run locally the ubuntu desktop has a feature wherein if two Terminals are open but obscured by a third application, the first click on the ...
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How do I get `tightvnc` to report the version number on Ubuntu?

How do I get tightvnc to report the version number on Ubuntu? The website tightvnc does not offer any linux documentation; only Windows. I am using the version installed by apt-get install ...
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Is there a way to get tightvnc to host the native display :0?

tightvncserver starts up just fine using :1, :2, etc, None of the control the default X Server on the monitor itself. If I change it to :0 I get this error A VNC server is already running as :0 If ...
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Chunkvnc - Instantsupport.exe shown as malware

We are using Chunkvnc from a long time. But it is shown as malicious by so many antivirus. I have Instantsupport.exe in my website which my customers download to connect us remotely. But when file is ...
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remote access gurus : assistance needed accessing system with vnc stuck on a black screen after video driver update

I have a system I have no physical access to that is booting into the windows 8 desktop automatically. windows own remote desktop services are disabled and the system is otherwise exactly as ...
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ChunkVNC gives error while compiling winvnc.exe

I have installed ChunkVNC_3_3_1 . When i use compiler.exe and create exe files it gives error like WARNING : Running WinVNC without setting a password is a dangerous security risk! Until you set a ...
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Is it possible to paste the Windows clipboard in TightVNC

My VPS provider gave me VNC credentials which I can use to connect to my VPS. After TightVNC Viewer connects, I want to be able to paste my password. There are a number of buttons on the toolbar, for ...
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How to get TightVNC to capture keystrokes

TightVNC works fantastically for me, with low latency, high resolution, etc. But when trying to do everyday work, I can't manage to use keyboard shortcuts like Alt-Tab because they get capture by ...
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How do I view a VNC Session of Ubuntu Server in full screen window?

I have tried multiple attempts to change the size of the screen but all it does is seem to fill the screen with a zoomed in image. When I run eclipse the app window is too small to see any of the ...
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VNC connection over SSH Tunnel with “middleman” server (Windows Viewer to Mac Server)

I NEED HELP! So I have a windows 8 PC (vnc viewer) and a iMac 10.8 Mountain Lion (vnc server) and a middleman server running ubuntu on a DMZ (all ports open). Both computers are behind a firewall ...
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tigervnc shortcut to server

I'm using TigerVnc to connect to my local server on lan enviroenment. I doubleclick on the TigerVnc viewer, a windows asking the server IP open up, I write the ip addres and then connect. There is any ...
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App to add second mouse pointer?

I am using kindlevncviewer to display the screen of a Windows XP PC on a Kindle. This VNC viewer, however, seems to be incapable of displaying a mouse cursor. Is there a small app for Windows XP that ...
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Mirror second monitor?

Can I configure TightVNC or any other VNC server for Windows XP to mirror the second monitor via VNC?
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Working with VNC / RDP and VPN together

My question here is an exact duplicate of the one posted here except that I am asking this question specific to Nortel VPN Client and RDP (Remote Desktop) I am connecting to a Virtual Server via ...
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TightVNC cannot exit full screen in Windows7

TightVNC allows us to make a remote session full-screen, so that the remote screen takes up our entire monitor. Under Windows XP, to "restore" (un-maximize) a full-screen session back into a windowed ...
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How to autostart TightVNC on Fedora 14 upon booting

Is that possible to do it by just using the rc.local? Or in the OS startup section, by entering gnome terminal --profile 'xxx' -e 'xxxxxx' ? I tried both methods above but neither of them works. ...
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Port forwarding for TightVNC with only ssh port?

I wish to be able to connect to my windows box with VNC. I installed TightVNC and freesshd. I set up TightVNC to serve on 5899, and freesshd to serve on 2223. (TightVNC advice on port forwarding.) ...
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How to use 8 bit mode with NoVNC

I've got NoVNC running on Centos 6, and I can connect to it from my web browser without any problems. From some locations the connection is a bit slow, and I'd like to be able to drop back to 8 bit ...
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Displaying an opengl program on tightvnc webviewer

I'm using TightVNC, because I want to display an opengl program running on linux on a webpage. When I run the program ubigraph, I get the following error message: freeglut (./ubigraph_server): ...
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Configuring tightvnc to launch a program on startup

I'm following this how-to ( http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=541656&highlight=ssh+vncviewer ) and managed to connect to the desktop. Unfortunately, all I see is the Ubuntu background. I ...
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does VNCviewer need VNCserver (service) running on my machine?

do I have to have VNC service running on my machine in order to use only TightVNCViewer? I want to connect to remote CentOS but I have still lockout and authentication failure with possibility`to ...
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VNC authentication failure

I try to connect to my vncserver running on CentOs from home computer, behind firewall. I have installed Win7 and Ubuntu both on this machine. I have an error: VNC conenction failed: vncserver too ...
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vncserver too many security failures

I have installed Win7 and Ubuntu both on this machine. When I try to connect to my vncserver running on CentOS from my home computer behind a firewall, I get an error: VNC conenction failed: ...
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unable to connect to a mac mini running the normal desktop sharing from Ubuntu using TightVNC Java

I am attempting to VNC into a Mac Mini 2010 from an Ubuntu 12.04 desktop. I've tried RealVNC, gtkvncviewer and TightVNC java. Tight vnc is the only one that gives me a password prompt. I've been told ...
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How to create TightVNC server “Attach Listening Viewer” shortcut?

When You need to connect remotely to someone's desktop, and his computer is behind a NAT, You can use reverse VNC connection. You do it by using TightVNC Server's "Attach Listening Viewer" option. It ...
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setting up tightvnc for 8 bit pixels

I am running tightvnc. On both the server and client I used -depth 8. Despite this, when I start the session, the viewer program at the client prints this information which seems to indicate that 32 ...
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why does VNC `d`-key seem to minimize the Terminal of the Ubuntu desktop?

Why is it that when I am using a VNC viewer to access a VNC server, the 'd'-key seems to minimize the Terminal in the server's ubuntu desktop? By Terminal I mean the console-like window. So for ...
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What is the difference between xtightvncviewer and vncviewer?

What is the difference between xtightvncviewer and vncviewer? These two commands seem to do the same thing on Ubuntu and answer to the -version option as TightVNC Viewer version 1.3.9.
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How to ENABLE notification that your computer Window 7 PC is being monitored via TightVNC?

I'm using TightVNC in a classroom situation, and I want the little pop up notification to appear on the students PC's letting them know when the teacher has remoted into their machine or is monitoring ...
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TightVNC No route to host

I am getting this error when I try to connect to my remote PC. Which is a windows Vista machine running TightVNC server on port 5900. Here are some outputs: ping 84.163.12.3 PING 84.163.12.3 ...
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How can I share a single application window with TightVNC?

I am looking for a tool that allows single window sharing using VNC. From the TightVNC what's new page under TightVNC 1.3dev1, Win32 development (unstable) version, it says Implemented partial ...
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Xcode view doesn't fully update over VNC

I use UltraVNC to work on my Mac remotely, and I've noticed that Xcode 4.2 doesn't fully refresh over VNC. The rectangle (shown below) that shows the current status of Xcode underneath the current ...