Virtual Network Computing - platform-independent remote display system

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Sharing a virtual screen from OS X to Windows

I need to work on my MacBook Pro (El Capitan) while running an app which is always in fullscreen and blocks switching between spaces. However, when there is another screen available, the app only ...
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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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How to enable text copy & paste for vnc

I am accessing a remote machine by VNC viewer. Sometimes I find I can't copy and paste text from VNC viewer.
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Home server setup, picking software [closed]

New in this field. After spending quite a lot hours reading: Having a desktop (lenovo m900) 24/7, dedicated for home server use. Willing to setup and use it as: NAS/freenas kodi/openelec ...
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Alert on opening My vnc in shared

VNC allows any user to open a vnc display, when display number and password is known. So any user can see my vnc without my knowledge How can I know, who has opened, whenever it is opened in shared ...
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VNC connection connect and disconnect hook scripts

I would like to write a script to hook into the start and end of a VNC connection. I noticed that in /home/[my-username]/.vnc/[my-hostname]\:1.log connects and disconnects are logged quite nicely. ...
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RDP and VNC “shared screen”

I have a remote Windows 2012 Server with RDP enabled and i want to use VNC also. But the problem that when someone disconnects from RDP VNC also going off and user got black screen on VNC. How may ...
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Check wifi connection without actually connecting to the wifi

I am trying to switch Wi-Fi from a headless pi over tightvnc viewer but want to make sure that my connection settings are correct without risking losing my current connection. Lets say I am currently ...
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mac to mac vnc through ssh for dummies. Is my connection encrypted?

I am finding online tutorials very challenging and I feel compelled to ask a question that I'm sure is common: How do I control the screen of a remote mac on a (remote) home network, where all info ...
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vnc desktop server wouldn't start automatically after booting for a specific user

I have had some problems with vnc server after changing the hostname of my new machine, Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS. Now I solved the problem, but after reset, all the vnc desktop server is running ...
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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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vnc cannot connect to host after changing server hostname, server is ubuntu14.04.4

I was using vnc to connect to my new Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS machine. This afternoon, I changed the host name (first changed /etc/hostname and /etc/hosts file and ran service hostname restart). After this, ...
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Slow VNC. Where's the bottleneck?

I have two computers in a LAN, one for leisure and one for hobby. The latter I connect to via Remmina VNC. This is what the desktop of the hobby computer looks like. The speed of my mouse cursor ...
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VNC connection without video

I'd like to use the VNC protocol to remotize keyboard and mouse only, that is just like a regular VNC session but without the video. Typical usage scenario could be controlling a PA video system, a ...
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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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Still Cannot Remote Desktop / VNC to Ubuntu 14.04

So far I have tried: Disabling encryption via dconf-editor Disabling encryption via command line Disabling prompts via dconf-editor Disabling prompts via command line Disabling prompts via ...
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ubuntu + hyper-v + vnc

I'm running following set-up windows 10 with hyper-v and a virtual instance of ubuntu 15. I'm using VNC to connect to it. I'm having following issues: numpad 0 key works as insert (+ all the numpad ...
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How to VNC into active session in Ubuntu from Mac's Screen Sharing

I have setup my ubuntu machine to allow remote connections (with a PIN), and then I used Mac's VNC viewer Share Screens to connect to it, and it works. However, it always connects to a new session, ...
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Xubuntu - Stop XFCE from running at boot

Here is what I'm trying to do. My computer is connected to my TV with Kodi running. I want to be able to VNC into an XFCE desktop while kodi is still running on the main screen. The first issue is ...
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VNC Meta key not working with realVNC server+viewer android on Mac OS X

I'm using realVNC server on Mac OS X (VNC® Server 5.3.1 (r17370) x64) and VNC viewer on Android from realVNC. I use emacs in Terminal and iTerm2, where I normally set option to Meta, but this does ...
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Felt spied on at work and after two visits from security they are reimaging [closed]

I work for a very large school district. I logged in at work on my Dell PC one morning and see Ultra VNC twice in my Start menu. But let's go back to the night before I saw those eyeballs in my ...
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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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How to .bat launch a vnc session in windows?

I have a specific vnc session I want to start up: myhost: 5000 Password: *()BS^Y9hub)GS*^&Dt I am using the standalone VNCViewer-5.x.x.exe file right now to start it. vncviewer command does not ...
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One user, multiple desktops tigerVNC

I was wondering if there was a way to "share" a user through tigervnc such that if both are logged in, both see their own desktops. I need something similar to screen in ssh. I've tried connecting ...
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x11vnc + uniti strange numpad behaviour

I'm using x11vnc + unity (ubuntu) to connect to my dev box. In some applications (InteliJ Idea) the numpad behaves strangely. When I press 0 it invokes insert, 4 = left arrow and so on. In gedit it ...
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Shared Mac Pro Server - how to login without needing password?

I have a Mac Pro, running OS X Yosemite, as a "server" for hosting my backups and file sharing within a personal network. What I would like to do is have a way for users to access this computer ...
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Moving files from one host to another (VNC)

I wonder if it's possible to make file transfers through VNC using only the command line. This question illustrates how to copy text from one window to another, but I haven't found a way to move files ...
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Connecting or disconnecting RDP drops VPN?

I have a very similar issue to what is described here: RDP to computer at home I have a local server which connects to a client through a VPN. I am trying to connect to connect to the server though ...
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VNC kicks out new user on Fedora 23 (113 Error)

I used the Fedora documentation located here to set up a VNC server on a Fedora 23 and it works in single user mode. Now I am trying to set it up for multiple users. Right now the :1 display is being ...
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Cannot connect to x11vnc server before login

I have installed x11vnc on ubuntu 15.10. Based on: http://askubuntu.com/questions/647039/remmina-cannot-perform-vnc-remote-desktop-session-before-user-logs-in I have created a new file: ...
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How can I regain SSH access to a remote server after changing AllowUsers?

I was in the process of upgrading my security standards. I added AllowUsers admin. Then I realized I had another account that needed SSH access for web development, so I changed the line to AllowUsers ...
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Smoothest Remote Desktop protocol

I would like to remote desktop from my iPad to several Windows and Ubuntu machines. Which protocol do you suggest? (Of course) I want the least latency, best picture, and lag free experience. I've ...
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Is there a more graceful way of listing vncserver sessions?

$ cat ~/.vnc/*.pid 5910 6790 16589 21891 ... and many more Using this method, I could write a script to check each pid, but there has got to be something better. Is there a better way? I'd like to ...
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How to wake up a locked screen remotely? vnc viewer: send C-A-D doesn't work

I am remotely controlling a windows pc by VNC viewer. Unfortunately, the screen of that pc is locked up, though the system is still running. So I can see how the programs on it running, but I cannot ...
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Forcing a resolution on a computer without monitor

I have this computer running an embedded version of Windows 7 and it does not have any monitor attached. It is only accessed with VNC (alternatice for RDP) so a monitor is not needed. The problem is ...
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unencrypted, password-free VNC connection

I setup conferences twice a year where users come to learn a program that we have created. I have a powerful laptop (running Debian Jessie) and a router to create a local network and I'd like to give ...
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Good video quality over VNC or RDP?

I am using a Windows 10 PC and I want to access and control it using my iPad. So I installed Microsoft Remote Desktop on my iPad. The problem is that when I play videos in remote desktop, quality is ...
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The connection was refused by the host computer

After installing tigervnc-server and it's packages and config VNC when I want to connect to host with VNC Viewer I got this error: The connection was refused by the host computer This is works ...
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VNC very laggy ONLY on Puppy Linux

I have a VNC server set up that in general works fine. I run Linux at home and connect via a variety of methods, always through an SSH tunnel. For Windows I use Putty and either RealVNC or TightVNC, ...
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vnc viewer copy paste within the viewer not functional

Copy paste within a vnc viewer is not working. I tried looking up online, but most of the solutions are for copy/pasting between host and client and suggest: vncconfig & I tried this and it does ...
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Tigervnc full screen to a specific monitor

I'm running a two monitor set-up in Redhat v6.6 and I'm running tigervnc viewer v1.6.0. I want to make the application full-screen on only the secondary (right) monitor, but it defaults to my primary ...
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Windows XP - TightVNC does not work … unless monitor is on during boot

So I have a computer with Intel iGPU (some Pentium 4 - Fujitsu-Siemens PC). It runs a Windows XP*, and a TightVNC in service mode. For some unknown reason, I can only connect to the computer ...
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Seeing a plain desktop when using VNC Viewer; native system has different desktop with icons

I saw a similar post, but I have a slightly different issue. When I host my VM image locally and VNC to this image from outside the VM image, I can see the desktop correctly. I cloned the VM image ...
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VNC through 2 routers

need some help ! I have the following setup : INTERNET <--> Modem Router A (External IP is :123.123.123.123 - IP:192.168.1.1) <--> WAN PORT of Internal LAN Router B (IP:192.168.1.100 - ...
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Connecting to VNC session from Windows through intermediate server

This is a commonly asked, and answered question. However, the solutions are not working for me, so I'd like a little help figuring out why not. I know I have done this successfully in the past. I've ...
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How do I connect a dual monitor VNC client to a headless VNC server?

Right now I use RealVNC server, and connect to a corporate RHEL server for my builds. These machines are headless, so there's nothing in the /etc/X11/xorg.conf* I can successfully connect and use the ...
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How can i stop VNC server from viewing my desktop

I work in an organisation. Today I found that system administrators have installed VNC server in my system. I came to know that now they could monitor my desktop and files. how can i stop them from ...
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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 ...