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TightVNC Not working with keyword with -quality, initial config

How are you? I was wondering if you could help me. I would like to test compresslevel 2 and quality 9 in TightVNC 2.8.2 , the latest veriosn, but it keeps gewtting error on command line. -...
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TightVNC Screen Issues

So, I run a TightVNC Server (2.7.3) on a Windows 10 machine with the follow specs: i5 8Gb RAM DDR3 1TB HDD (No RAID) Intel HD 6000 Integ Graphics I run the client java viewer supplied by TightVNC ...
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TightVNC “Actively refused connection”

I am trying to use TightVNC to connect to a computer at work through a SSH Tunnel. I am using PUTTY to create the tunnel. I am on a Windows 10 Home computer and trying to connect to a Windows 2008 R2 ...
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Can't click in tightvnc's java viewer

I have a simple web page: <HTML> <TITLE>Caiman risk management interface</TITLE> <APPLET CODE=com.glavsoft.viewer.Viewer ARCHIVE=vncviewer.jar WIDTH=1030 HEIGHT=780> ...
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TightVNC Access to 1&1 server denied

I have a Windows 2008 server running at 1&1 provider (1und1). Server is inaccessible. It seems a windows update is the culprit. Hardware reset did not solve it. Customer support told me to ...
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Windows VNC server with image rescaling

I have a machine with a high dpi screeen that I want to display on a low dpi device using vnc. Because the viewer runs on a very resource constrained device, I am looking for a VNC server that can ...
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Disconnected Session + VNC

I have a Windows Server 2012, which I connect via mstsc (RDP). I just installed TightVNC Server there, to be able to control the machine over VNC too. On my computer, I run the vncviewer in ...
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VNC client fails to connect then after a reboot connects

I have a Windows 10 home edition machine with TightVNC installed. I use VNC to connect to one of my Linux Mint machines (has builtin desktop sharing with a password enabled) on the same network. The ...
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tightvncserver: How do I connect via SSH/Encryption?

I am running tightvncserver on my Linux computer in my home network. I connect to it using a Mac (also on the home network), currently running Real VNC Viewer. When I connect, I am notified that the ...
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tightvncserver: Longer password than 8 characters?

tightvncserver limits VNC passwords to 8 characters, and even truncates them if one tries to enter a longer password. My understanding is that this is (was?) due to compability issues, from what I ...
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Why can't I share the clipboard using TightVNC server on Windows from Mac's screen sharing?

I have the TightVNC server running on Windows 7 Home Edition and I'm using Screen Sharing on Mac OS X. On the Mac, the clipboard sharing button is greyed out: If I copy and paste in either OS, the ...
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Could not remotely control PC when doing certain stuff

I'm using the newest version of tightvnc, I have no problems accessing some PCs but when i'm trying to install something or change something like registry keys I suddenly can't give any input, mouse ...
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Access local USB port from remote machine via TightVNC?

Is there a way to "mount" a USB port on my local machine port onto my remote machine via TightVNC? I am doing this so I can plug in my Android phone to my local machine and my remote machine will be ...
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TightVNC with Linux Mint & LXDE xstartup config

I have a Linux box running Linux Mint 17.2 x64 with xfce. For the life of me, I cannot get a proper GUI interface running when I log in to a new session via tightvnc. I always have a grey screen with ...
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How to use multiple monitors to display multiple workspaces with vnc?

I know this question may have been answered/asked before, but I haven't been able to find a definitive answer, so here I go and apologies if this is a repetition: Q. I have a vncserver running on a ...
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Correct C2S for connecting to tightVNC over BitviseSSH 22

The server is running both Bitvise and tightVNC with the default installation options, that is Bitvise listens on 22 and tightVNC on 5900. ref: https://www.bitvise.com/remote-desktop The bitvise ...
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How do you exit fullscreen in tightvnc? (mac)

Whenever i connect, TightVNC opens in fullscreen, and i cant access anything else. I have tried going into options looking for a fullscreen option, but there is none. I have tried deleting the ...
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LXDE, TghtVNC and IceWeasel on Synology NAS

I have a DS412+ Synology NAS (Dual Core a 2.13 GHz - 1Go of RAM). I would like to install the LXDE desktop on it and VNC server to access it. Is it possible to install these packages by the command ...
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Killing VNC Process Manually

I'm looking for a way to reset the display counter for VNC to :1. What has happened is that my server has been restarted without killing the VNC processes first and upon reboot and then starting ...
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Using Clipboard with Xfce and TightVNC

I'm having major difficulties in getting the clipboard (copy/paste) to work over my VNC connection. Setup: Server: Ubuntu 14.04 with Xfce and TightVNCServer Client: Windows 8.1 with TightVNCViewer ...
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Turn off local monitor when TightVNC connection is active

TightVNC does not have an option to turn off (or stand-by) the monitor when a client is remotely administering the server. Is there any way to keep the windows system from waking the monitor when ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 code....
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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 Windows 7

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 ...