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VNC over SSH, Running into Trouble. Used to work fine

Hey GUys having a bit over trouble with tunneling VNC over SSH. I had it working fine in the past, but I went to try again and after reviewing my notes, Superuser, and a few guides it just wont ...
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Run two X sessions

I would like to run XBMC on one session and the Ubuntu Desktop on another. Basically the computer is connected to my TV through HDMI. XBMC should show up on that. Now, The final setup should be XBMC ...
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Duplicate display on seperate x sessions

At work I have a dual monitor set up, both high res screens but when I work from home I am on a laptop with a much lower resolution but need to vnc to my office machine. Currently I use a VNC session ...
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Use displays on Linux machine to extend Windows Desktop [duplicate]

I have a Linux server with two monitors standing next to my Windows 8.1 machine. Since I won't be actually interfacing with server too much I would like to use its two monitors to extend my Windows ...
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86 views

Remote VNC or RDP session is different from the one being shown on monitor hooked on RPi

Bringing this from stack overflow. I just bought a Raspberry Pi and hooked it up on my TV via HDMI. Later, I installed tightvncserver on it, and I also followed this guide ...
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is there a functional RDP server for Linux? e.g. does FreeRDP actually work as server?

from wikipedia it is not clear whether there are any legit RDP servers for Linux. Most of what it talks about seems to be alternative / non Microsoft clients intended to communicate with built-in ...
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62 views

How to remote-access a running program in linux?

I left a program (netbeans) running on a remote computer and I'd like to save the session (I know, I know |-( ), and exit, so I can work at my current location. I do have access to that computer via ...
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178 views

Lightdm, x11vnc two seats: VNC keyboard/mouse input only works if seat is active

I have Lightdm setup to run two seats: XBMC (Seat:0) which uses my monitor xfce (Seat:1) which uses virtual terminal 8 This way I can switch between them using Crtl-Alt-F7/F8 I use x11vnc to ...
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214 views

Startx: Could not load modules.dep.bin

I am helping a friend setup an ubuntu server, but since he is not familiar with terminal, I am installing a Desktop. The Ubuntu version is Ubuntu 13.10 Server edition. What I did was: sudo apt-get ...
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86 views

vncserver -localhost and ssh tunneling

I'm trying to setup a ssh tunneled vnc connection from my centos 5.10 machine and I've been following some online tutorials such as this one: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Vncserver. I'm ...
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1answer
58 views

OpenSuse 11.4 hard free space decreases to zero without any running program

I have a one-user linux OpenSuse 11.4 on my HP proliant server and I always connect to it with TightVCN. The server settings are: core file size (blocks, -c) 0 data seg size ...
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1answer
462 views

Setting up VNC viewer for remote server

I have a remote server (Unix) that I've used via PuTTY SSH from my laptop (Windows 7). However, I want to have a GUI to run a certain program on that server. I've tried X11 forwarding, but the GUI it ...
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195 views

A remote desktop such as VNC but only for input device not for output device

I have a Linux desktop and a Macbook. The thing is I usually use those machines side by side and having multiple mouse and keyboard is confusing. I know I could use ssh or VNC to control Linux ...
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vncserver: how deny kill it from user owner

I use vncserver on debian and it works well. I'd like deny owner user from kill it. If I start vncserver from user2, starts desktop of user2.
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582 views

noVNC in ubuntu not working

I cloned noVNC to my local vm: $ git clone git://github.com/kanaka/noVNC then I just ran what they said on their README.md Use the launch script to start a mini-webserver and the ...
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1answer
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VNC : Console does not accept any keyboard/mouse inputs

I have used and configured vnc many a times before but facing this strange issue for the first time. Here are my steps of configuring vnc on Amazon (RHEL 6.2 64-bit, AMI: ami-2fd5441f): Server ...
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1answer
24 views

Solution for HPC with Matlab and Linux

I have the following problem. I want to install Matlab as root on a remote computer with graphical user interface installed. I've a campus license that can be installed on 4 different computers (or ...
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1answer
435 views

How to set up x11vnc on freshly installed ubuntu server with no gui?

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 server on my remote server, and then proceeded to use tasksel to install ubuntu-desktop (which means GNOME i think). all remotely. Now i'm logged on and want to start X and ...
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1answer
50 views

Getting started with VNC

I have subscribed to a VPS service for the purpose of running some remote applications. To do this I'm going to need a remote desktop of one sort or another. With this in mind it was suggested that ...
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1answer
47 views

regarding swp files and same file opened in different vnc

I have different VNCs at work and many times, i forget to save or close some files opened in gvim. Later, I'll open up the same file in another VNC. Though it'll tell me that it is already opened ...
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1answer
217 views

Gnome boxes remote desktop VNC

I'm trying to connect to my VNC server with Gnome boxes but without success. I have read the help documentation for boxes and it tells me to specify URL like: spice://192.168.122.1?port=5906; I ...
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237 views

Linux - which VNC server and client is reliable for enterprise use? I have been using x11vnc but it crashing

I have enterprise location where i have used x11vnc, remotely i used Gtk vnc client or the default ubuntu remote desktop client. Its a nightmare after 1 minute, the whole system get frozen and i ...
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1answer
192 views

'zoom out' on linux/VNC viewer

Until recently I have used vnc viewer to scale my desktop down. I would start my server with a huge desktop size, then set my viewer to fit to scale. This effectively shrunk not just the text but ...
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319 views

Xhost: Unable to open display (setting up Vino on VPS)

I'm currently trying to setup Vino (the VNC server) on a VPS of mine. However, whenever I try exporting and opening the display, it doesn't work. I've looked for hours last night for a solution for ...
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1answer
482 views

VNC to Linux from MAC OSx up/down arrow keys not working

up/down array keys are not being sent to VNC from my MAC OS. left/right arrow keys are fine.
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1answer
562 views

Why can't I create VNC sessions?

When I type vncserver, I get the error below. Can anyone tell me why am I getting this message? I don't see any problem on xstartup. /home/tello/.vnc>vncserver Couldn't start Xvnc; trying ...
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245 views

Streaming your Linux desktop to a dynamic image in a browser window for anyone to see

I am trying to share the contents of a web page viewed on one computer and make it available to many computers in a simple to consume format via a browser. I would like to avoid java or other things ...
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2answers
129 views

Vnc and ssh tunnelling not working

I am trying to access my work computer (server C) via vnc. I have root on this machine. I can't access it directly so I have to go via server B. I have done the following steps. First on my local ...
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1answer
95 views

Not able to login in VNCViewer

I created new user in Linux VM from root user with Putty. And closed Putty session. I login with my new user. I run command vncserver -geometry 1800x900 it gave some session id like : ...
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1answer
287 views

Can't connect to X11 window server using ': 2.0' as the value of the DISPLAY variable

I have connected Linux server (centos 64bit)using VNC viewer. Then I have tried to run java swing application using this command (java -jar app.jar). I am getting this error "Can't connect to X11 ...
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1answer
4k views

Is there a more graceful way of listing vncserver sessions than just getting the list of running PIDs?

How do you list your vncserver sessions? This article says to do this: $ cat ~/.vnc/*.pid 5910 6790 16589 21891 ... and many more Using this method, I could write a script to check each pid, but ...
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12k views

Tiger VNC on Centos 6.3 fails, font catalog not properly configured

I'm trying to set up Tiger VNC server on CentOS 6.3 but I'm getting the following error message when I run the command vncserver: WARNING: The first attempt to start Xvnc failed, possibly because ...
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1answer
9k views

vnc viewer error: unable connect to socket: Connection refused (111)

I installed tigervnc-server package in server. [root@localhost ~]# rpm -qa tigervnc-server tigervnc-server-1.1.0-5.el6.i686 Created a vnc user and created vncpasswd also for that user. ...
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Shift key stays “pressed” in Gnome

I have a Linux with Gnome 2.6.1 which runs a VNC server. I access it only through the VNC and the problem is that when I press the Shift key, it stays pressed (so a cursor movement causes a text ...
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1answer
252 views

hide pid when a process is launched in background

So I put this command vncconfig -iconic &, this causes vncconfig window to launch and terminal will display like [1] 13488. I want to hide this pid info. That is, when we put the command, only ...
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186 views

Any way to share a once-off ssh session like TeamViewer/VNC without creating a user?

Hi, I would like to trial some dev ops/sysads/db admins but I don't want to give them the keys to the kingdom until they've proven their skillz. I'd like something analgous to TeamViewer in the ...
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2answers
2k views

How would I check the version of vncserver on Redhat?

I want to check which version of vncserver I am using in my linux box. What is the command for that? When I run which vncserver I get /usr/bin/vncserver P.S: I am running Red Hat Enterprise ...
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1answer
1k views

Error on changing the resolution of a vnc session in linux on the fly

I connect to my workstation which is a linux box(Red Hat Linux) from a my laptop(windows 7 machine) through RealVNC . When I am work I use a docking station and the resolution of it is quite high and ...
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248 views

Is a screen mandatory for using remote desktop?

I'd like to use the GUI environment on a spare box I have headless, not just ssh into it. Is it possible to setup a remote desktop service even when there's no screen attached to the remote host? ...
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1answer
445 views

VNC server listens on three ports (5800, 5900 and 6000) what does port 6000 do?

I have a CentOS server with vncserver service configured. netstat tells me that Xvnc listens on 5800, 5900 and 6000 ports. What does port 6000 do for Xvnc? Thank you
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274 views

How to define a virtual screen (extending current desktop) for VNC?

How can I define a virtual screen/workspace to extend my desktop to which I can connect using VNC. I know vnc4server allowed you to modify the xorg.conf to define a screen, but this is not available ...
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1answer
279 views

View-only, web-based NX viewer/client for slick Linux screen-sharing, presentations

I currently share my screen for presentations using VNC, since it's easy to share with anyone who has little more than a web browser with noVNC. Is there a similar viewer (HTML5, Flash, or - as a ...
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1answer
202 views

Read-only vnc connection to an existing X11 session

I need to allow people to view (but not affect) my X11 session remotely. tightvncserver has a read-only password, but doesn't work with existing sessions. x11vnc works with existing sessions, but ...
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1answer
295 views

Authenticate VNC session with ConsolKit?

I have a linux machine running Fedora 16 in a cupboard. It has no screen or keyboard. I connect to it using a combination of vnc and ssh. Recently, after an update, I have had issues with ...
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1answer
265 views

Is there a VNC server that listens to a Unix socket instead of a TCP port? [closed]

I am trying to find a VNC server that can listen on a Unix domain socket instead of a TCP port (normally 5900). I have not found any VNC server software supporting this. I do know what domain ...
2
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1answer
298 views

Determine display or VNC session based on PID

I frequently VNC into a server where we run many concurrent computationally intensive matlab processes. Sometimes, one of my processes misbehave, which I can see from top, but I have a hard time ...
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Ubuntu 12 Headless Monitor on D2700 Board

I'm trying to set up a home web server running Ubuntu 12 LTS (Desktop). The server itself boots and runs fine and i'm using a vnc to connect to the server via another desktop. The issue I have is ...
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1answer
290 views

Prevent streaming VLC video over VNC session in linux

I have one media dedicated computer directly connected to a TV which is used to watch movies. This computer is being remote controlled with VNC from a laptop. The media computer used to have Windows ...
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2answers
1k views

How do I run Chromium on Ubuntu Server

I am running ubuntu server (no gui). I am trying to run Chromium and somehow view the gui using another tool (vnc?) When I try to run chromium-browser I get this error: (chromium-browser:3869): ...
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1answer
7k views

How do I change the XRDP keyboard layout to en-gb in Ubuntu 12.04?

Does anybody know how to change the keyboard layout to en-gb in an XRDP session on Ubuntu 12.04? I am using mstsc.exe to connect to an XRDP server hosting an XVNC session, however I cannot work out ...