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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 ...
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Allow pasting text in Windows VNC client via simulated keystrokes

I would like to be able to paste local clipboard text into a remote VNC session via simulated keystrokes, as opposed to direct transfer of clipboard contents. Why? I am using Veency VNC server on my ...
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Login window won't appear after logout from VNC on Redhat

I am using VNC to log into a HPC running Redhat. I just logged out of my account. Now I am not able to login. Whenever I start VNC, it open a blank window with wallpaper (see attachment) but no ...
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Closing Iceweasel in fullscreen (R-KIOSK) mode VNC

I have a remote server with XFCE GUI running Iceweasel in full screen and I'd like to close the app via xvnc4viewer. ALT+TAB/ ALT+F4 causes switching/closing apps on my PC. Is there any way to either ...
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What is alt+s doing to emacs in remmina/vnc?

I am connecting to a centos system at work using vnc. The work server runs vncserver and I run remmina on my two local Ubuntu laptops (12.04 and 14.04). On either laptop, I can connect to the vnc ...
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Remote VNC session as local x-session

So i seek for a way to make VNC as more comfortable as possible. I have Linux mint + kde on both home at work. When i use vncviewer and try to use most of hotkeys like ALT+TAB and others, of course ...
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Mac mini hangs onssh, until VNC connects

I have a bit of a weird problem with my new mac mini I tried logging in via ssh today, but it just hangs before password promt. I thought that it was weird, because i have made it possible to ssh to ...
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VNC Viewer: Timed out waiting for a response from the host computer

I have VNC Server installed on my OS X 10.11 El Capitan as virtual machine on my VMware Workstation 12 Pro running on Windows Server 2012 R2. But when i try to connect to it with VNC Viewer, it says: ...
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SSH tunnel through two servers not asking for authentication for second server

I am trying to setup a SSH tunnel for VNC that goes through two servers as follows: windows -> gateway -> server -> destination I have a VNC server running on destination on :5901 ...
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How to get SSH tunneling to work in Macintosh OSX El Capitan?

I upgraded from Yosemite to El Capitan, but now SSH tunneling appears to be broken. Before upgrade, I could tunnel my VNC session from another computer using the app SSH Tunnel Manager, but after ...
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Can Windows be set to not prompt the local user for a password after a remote desktop user has logged off?

I have a Windows machine that I use as an HTPC and server. I sometimes log in to it using Remote Desktop, using the same username/password of the user who is normally logged in. After I end the RDP ...
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Setting display resolution beyond 1024x768 with headless Windows 10?

I have a Windows 10 desktop that I run headless. When I plug in a display, it correctly uses that display's native resolution. When I disconnect the display and connect to the computer over VNC, the ...
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Cannot connect to xrdp

When I am connecting to my XRDP (xubuntu 14.04) I see the login screen, I am entering username and password and it trying to connect. Then I see following screen: and the session closes ...
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Full Ubuntu 15.04 desktop (Unity) under VNC

I have tigervnc working 100% well. What do I have to write in my .vnc/xstartup file so that a FULL Ubuntu desktop comes on? I want to include: The proper application-dependent menu bar at the top ...
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VNC black screen

I start vnc client on remote computer with command "x11vnc -display :2". Then I try to connect to it from my local computer with command "xvnc4viewer" then it asks for server name and eventually shows ...
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Cannot connect to VRDE session

I'm trying to connect to a headless virtual machine, but the connection keeps on being closed: $ rdesktop 192.168.1.8:5012 Autoselected keyboard map en-us ERROR: Connection closed VRDE seems to be ...