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How can I share a screen over a flaky connection?

Note: both parties are on Macs. I'm trying to set up screen sharing between two computers, one located in Indiana and one located in Washington state. We've tried using Messages (formerly iChat), ...
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1answer
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Max OSX 10.9 Mavericks Messages no longer has auto screen sharing?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b905lm4AeAU In the days of iChat you could allow a user to be allowed automatic access to screen sharing. This was great because I could access my parents' machine ...
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OSX firewall (ipfw?) to allow only specific hostname via VPN or Screensharing

I have an iMac with ScreenSharing enabled & VNC allowed. Remote users (over internet) can successfully connect via WIN (RealVNC) or Mac (ScreenSharing) to remote admin this machine. I would like ...
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1answer
337 views

Crossing networks with PC laptop and Mac Mini…Screen Sharing with Server Blindness?

I know there are ways to use VNC or TeamViewer to control a mac mini remotely. These solutions appear to involve the Mac Mini getting settled onto a network. Then--while it's connected to a ...
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1answer
196 views

VNC - How to share only certain part of screen?

Is there a VNC Server able to share only a certain region of the screen and not the whole one / single application?
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1answer
197 views

How can I view a live presentation on multiple devices during a large training session?

I'm trying to come up with some presentation solutions for an upcoming large training session. The presenter wants to setup a local WiFi network and share his presentation to anyone who would like ...
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270 views

Want to share an existing Mac OS desktop to several viewers over VNC

I want to give a demo to people remotely. I want them to be able to use any VNC client to view my current Mac desktop. Can I use the built-in screen sharing features to do that? I'm using Mountain ...
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1answer
619 views

How can I get Screen Sharing to perform well with heavy updates?

I am using Screen Sharing on the Macintosh OS X Lion to view a remote VNC server display. I have found that when I have a shell in emacs which has tons of text scrolling by, the Screen Sharing ...
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Is there a screen sharing/remote desktop app for mac that lets you use a different host screen resolution?

Ok, there are tons and tons of questions about remote desktop for mac and they're all being closed as duplicates. I however am specifically looking for one that will let me use a different resolution ...
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How to share only one window/application to other user in network?

I know VNC, windows remote control can share screen to others. Can I just share one window/application to my buddy and give control of this window/application to him? Same time, I still want to ...
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1answer
527 views

A good windows VNC server to work with OS X Screen Sharing

I have an iMac and a Windows 7 laptop at work now. I obviously want to work on iMac since it has a bigger screen, but I need to also be able to do stuff (like web site development),that can only be ...
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1answer
796 views

Is it there a log file for screensharing (vnc) with the incoming connections?

I found out that I had screensharing (vnc) turned on, Im using snow leopard, where can I see a log with all the incoming connections? or a log saying when it was enabled?
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OS X Lion VNC no longer works

I enjoyed using VNC from my iPad to my Mac Pro running Snow Leopard without issues. Since upgrading to OS X Lion, I am no longer able to log in remotely. I can connect, but I now see the OS X login ...
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How to VNC to Mac OS X Lion?

How can we VNC to Mac OS X Lion to use screen sharing? RealVNC for Windows connects and shows a lock screen, but I cannot click or type a password. What clients will work now?
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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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327 views

Snow Leopard screen sharing slow to connect

My snow leopard (10.6.7) suddenly refused to connect to another mac (snow leopard 10.6.4) through screen sharing. There is no change except the installation of the latest security update. If I ...
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4k views

How to connect to the native (non-VNC) Mac screen sharing from a Windows PC?

I have a Mac with screen sharing enabled through "Remote Management" and not through the "Screen Sharing" setting. I also disable regular VNC since it seems like pretty insecure and I'd like to rely ...
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1answer
499 views

How can I access my work Mac behind a firewall from my home Mac

I'm really hoping someone can answer this for me so I can telecommute... I want to be able to access my work Mac from my home Mac, or just be able to somehow access the network. I do web development ...
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Screen sharing on Mac OS X is slow

I connect to my Mac on the local network via UltraVnc viewer from my Windows 7 machine. However, the connection feels very sluggish - moving windows results in tearing. Right clicking something take ...
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1answer
435 views

How to use ScreenSharing when you don't know the IP address of the target computer?

I would like to use OS X ScreenSharing to connect to another Mac on my network. I can do so by using Finder > Connect to Server, but I have to enter the Server Address: vnc://192.168.0.9 (the ...
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1answer
2k views

Best TightVNC settings to connect to Snow Leopard from Win7

I have a Macbook that I use for iOS development. I would like to use my Windows 7 machine which has multiple monitors to do "remote" development. What I mean is I want to be able to utilize one of the ...
6
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3answers
14k views

How to change the default screen sharing / VNC port number on Mac OS X?

Is there any way to change it from the default 5900 to some other port?
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2answers
3k views

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 ...