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How to prompt user confirmation on Mac from Windows/Linux VNC connections?

is there a way to ask confirmation from the user when someone try to connect via VNC from a Linux or Windows based PC to his Mac? I succesfully connected via VNC from Mac, Linux and Windows, without ...
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Connect HDMI or Displayport to PC and display output with window (Windows 7, Mac Mini)

To clarify, What I want to be able to do is the following: I have 3 monitors and have all of them connected to my windows machine. The specs are not important as i suspect I will need new hardware ...
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Mac connects to server through dyndns loop back instead through local network

in our office, we have several people working with macs. A mac mini with several external external hdd's provides storage and backup capabilities for our collaborative work. Recently, we hired an it ...
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Limit user CPU priority on Mac OSX 10.8.4

On occasion, I have several users that log into my Mac via VNC and run processor/disk intensive tasks. They are lower priority, so I'd like them not to bring my machine to a halt. How can I nice an ...
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349 views

VNC Connection: Bypassing Firewall Using VPS

I have a friend who lives far away and needs technical support. So far I've been unable to diagnose the problem over the phone, so I was looking to use a VNC connection to remotely troubleshoot his ...
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1answer
884 views

Difficulty to enable a remote desktop connection to Ubuntu from Mac

I'm trying to perform a remote desktop connection to my Ubuntu system from Mac. I had installed the vnc on ubuntu and trying to use Finder to connect. The problem is I'm getting a error message: ...
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Are there any VNC-compatible virtual video cards for Mac?

Microsoft's Terminal Server protocol RDC supports a virtual display architecture which means you can set your client to whatever resolution you want regardless of the physical monitors on the server. ...
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How's the latency with Mac VNC on Windows PC using a crossover cable?

I use a Windows 8 PC as my main system, and do some programming with Xcode which I use a virtual machine for. However, it doesn't run as smoothly as I would like, so I'm thinking about purchasing a ...
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Windows vnc client that connects to Mac's multi user vnc server?

So in Mac Lion the vnc server lets me do virtual desktops(multiple users logged in at the same time) just like Remote Desktop for windows does. This works great for mac clients, when I connect it ...
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1answer
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Running a game over VNC is appearing as a black blank screen

I am running a Mac 10.7 and want to remote into my PC (running Windows 7 Ultimate) downstairs which is running Star Wars Old Republic game. I tried to install RDC and now VNC. VNC seems to work fine I ...
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SSH, VNC, HTTP(S), telnet… connection manager for Mac OS X

I'm searching for a tool on Mac OS X, that is able to manage multiple and different connections. On Windows, there is a tool like this called mRemote. Until now, I've been using the .ssh/config file, ...
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Any way to control a Mac remotely and have the remote screen blank?

I am trying to figure out if there is a way to use VNC (or perhaps something else) to control my Mac remotely, and have the remote screen blanked out. I would like to be able to control my Mac ...
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1answer
397 views

Using VNC as a virtual KVM switch

I want to control my laptop from my desktop. I've been doing this with VNC (PC desktop to MacBook Pro) - but I want to remove the 'viewing' aspect of it on my desktop; I don't want to have the ...
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1answer
206 views

Is it possible to control a Mac Mini with VNC and a Magic Trackpad simultaneously?

Is it possible to remote control a Mac Mini from another computer through VNC (screen and keyboard sharing), but using the Magic Trackpad connected to the Mac Mini to control the mouse pointer and ...
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1answer
200 views

enable VNC to run on an account different than the current account on mac

How can I make my MAC VNC server to which many windows based PCs can connect simultaneously with distributed access to resources. I want to share my MAC with multiple users using Windows, can I do ...
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1answer
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Create “virtual” external display for VNC control?

I have an extra iMac G5 that I no longer use for compatibility & speed reasons, and saw that you can control an additional "virtual" display on an iPhone (such as iDisplay). Is there a piece of ...
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Remotely accessing OSX Lion from Windows in a sane manner

I have a 3-year old MacMini and 2-year old PC laptop residing on the same home 100Mb network. To manage the Mac, I did the whole screen sharing thing (basically VNC) and I connect to it from Windows ...
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1answer
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Remote access of PC does not work

In order to be able to do some heavy computing for my work at the university, I have remote access to a powerful computer. I used to use a pc to connect to this computer and this worked out fine. ...
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1answer
698 views

Customizing VNC Client Keymapping for PC to Mac Connections

I'm currently using UltraVNC to connect to my Mac Mini from my Windows 7 machine. I'm running into annoyances/issues because I'd like to use activate certan Mac key combinations from my Windows ...
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1answer
1k views

Can I use my Ubuntu-computer as a second screen for my OS X-computer via Wi-fi?

Now, that's one heck of a title. Anyway. This is what I want to do. I have: (a) a MacBook with OS X and (b) a crappy old computer with Ubuntu What I would like to do is to use computer (b) as a ...
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2answers
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Local port forwarding on a mac

I need to have the mac take traffic coming into it on one port send the traffic to a different but still local port. I.e. Traffic comes in on port 1234 and transfers to port 5900 (vnc) This is ...
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3answers
2k views

Remote access and boot for my iMac?

I'm using my iPad to remotely develop apps (I test when I get back to my iMac) and to make other small changes to files on my computer. Until now, I've been using TeamViewer for iOS and iMac and it ...
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Increase MacBook Pro's screen resolution or zoom out past largest res

I have a 15" MacBook Pro with a native (and maximum) desktop resolution of 1440 x 900. Is there any utilities out there that would let me increase this? Because this is an LCD display, I imagine if ...
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3answers
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What are the good iPad VNC clients for controlling a Mac locally? [closed]

Not fussed about controlling a Mac over the internet, or controlling a Windows PC. Just controlling a Mac on the same home network as the iPad. Free is good, but reliability and a less fussy ...
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3answers
475 views

Remote access from Mac to PC? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Fast VNC from Windows to Mac? Hi, What is the best way to connect Mac from PC? I tried with VNCVIWER but it was very slow. Can you please tell me another best way to ...
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1answer
500 views

How to get started with VNC/Remote Desktop?

I've never used a VNC/Remote Desktop client before, so I need a "beginners guide". I want to connect to my Mac that is at home from another Mac or from Ubuntu Linux. What do I need to do in order to ...
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2answers
2k views

Which free VNC server works well with Windows 7 and how to advertise it via Bonjour for control by a Mac?

I need to control a Windows 7 PC via VNC from a Mac in an office LAN. Since the IPs are dynamically assigned, I'd like the PC to appear in my "Places" and in the automatically detected nearby servers ...
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2answers
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Snow Leopard VNC client [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Mac VNC client for controlling Mac Mini remotely? I know how to VNC into other computers from a Windows and Linux system, but have never done it with a Mac before. I ...
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4answers
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VNC into an Ubuntu machine from a Mac?

I would like to log into my Ubuntu machine from my Mac. I tried running a VNC server on the Ubuntu machine with sudo x11vnc -shared -forever -nopw -display :0 -auth /var/lib/gdm/:0.Xauth and then ...
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2answers
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TightVNC server not getting right-clicks from Mac Screen Sharing/VNC client?

I am using Apple's Screen Sharing client in OS X 10.6.2, to connect to TightVNC running on Win XP. But TightVNC is not receiving right-clicks. Scaling is on, and everything else is working fine. I do ...
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How do I remotely administer Mac OS X Snow Leopard from Windows desktop?

I have tried turning on System Preferences -> Sharing & then connecting using TightVNC in windows, but I cannot connect. Would prefer a free option for the mac, would prefer it even more if i ...
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3answers
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How can I leave the remote screen locked when I ARD/VNC/etc. to my Mac?

I'm currently using Jolly's Fast VNC and Mac OS X's built-in VNC server (System Preferences, Sharing, Screen Sharing) to access my iMac remotely. Here's my problem: When I'm using the iMac remotely, ...
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1answer
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Running X11 Server on Mac OS X - and connecting from a remote machine

Originally asked on SO - transfer to SU suggested on SO, but transfer made manually. I have a Windows XP laptop, and I can run the Cygwin X11 server on there (script startxwin.bat, IIRC). I also use ...
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Mac VNC client (for controlling Mac Mini remotely)?

I recently got a Mac mini as both a media centre and a desktop computer. I'd like control it remotely, over wifi, using my MacBook. I have the impression that what's basically needed is to enable ...
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VNC connection from Windows to Mac drops immediately

This tutorial describes in detail how to setup a remote desktop from Windows to a Mac using putty tools and VNC. However, my connection is immediately dropped after authentication. (i.e. tunneling ...