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VNC Remote Reboot

I use a OS X (hackintosh) build at my house and a Toshiba Chromebook with an Ubuntu chroot on the go. Sometimes, I'm at an event and installing some software remotely through VNC and need to perform a ...
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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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How to assign a local mouse and keyboard to a seperate display accesible over VNC (ubuntu)?

I want to turn a laptop, a Nexus 10, a mouse and a keyboard into two usable "computers". My current best plan is to create a separate display accessible over VNC for the Nexus to connect to in view ...
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64 views

Can not connect to VNC server on Ubuntu 14.04 over SSL using winsokify

I found this thread: noVNC over SSL, and it helped me a lot. But I am getting an error message. You see my issue is that I get a session to the SSL interface but I get an error stating: unsupported ...
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1answer
130 views

VNC over SSH tunnel between Ubuntu Desktops 12.04 ¿All three 22, 5900 and 6000 ports open?

Ok, finally I got VNC over SSH tunnel working on LAN, but the objective is to use it on Internet, so I'm a little worried about the open ports the server has. Scanning the ports, I can see these ports ...
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1answer
82 views

Permanent open GUI session on remote computer (Ubuntu Server 12.04)

I'm looking for this (using Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 and Ubuntu Server 12.04): I need 1 machine (A) with an nonstop open session, because it has several programs which I need to be running constantly. I ...
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86 views

KVM Graphical Guest on Headless Server

I have a headless server running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I was able to install KVM and its helper packages with no problem. However, now, I am trying to get a desktop KVM guest installed. I've run into ...
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1answer
33 views

How to set up unique x-server instance for each vnc login

I'm trying to set up a server for analysing MEG data where it's possible for multiple users to simultaneously run unique instances of Matlab on unique X instances. We have 32 gb ram and an SSD, so I'm ...
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191 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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1answer
118 views

Using Neorouter Free

I want to try out Neorouter as an alternative for Teamviewer or Logmein. I've installed the server on my Ubuntu desktop, opened a Windows VM, installed the client, and I can login to the server. I ...
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1answer
465 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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0answers
63 views

cannot view remote desktop using vino if VNC, SSH protocols are used

I can view my remote desktop through Remote Desktop viewer(vinagra) using RDP protocol. But I cannot see the whole desktop but only a part of it. Also if I start vinagra using SSH/VPN protocol,it just ...
0
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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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0answers
104 views

Do I need a specific desktop environment to run turbovnc in Ubuntu?

I plan on getting an acer c7 chromebook and installing Ubuntu on it. I don't plan on using a desktop environment much, expect for playing games. My plan is to setup a server with Ubuntu, virtualgl, ...
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0answers
224 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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0answers
131 views

Start RealVNC 5 at system boot

I can't manage to start VNC® Server 5.0.4 (r103666) at boot time on Lubuntu x64bit (Ubuntu with LXDE WM). Before used RealVNC 4 and putting @x0vncserver -nowin to ...
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0answers
317 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
322 views

Allow multiple users to simultaneously access different Virtual Machines created in Virtual Box installed in Ubuntu

I want to setup a Ubuntu Virtual Box having different Windows version, and allow multiple users to remotely access the desired window machine from their own Ubuntu Installation simultaneously. I've ...
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116 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
116 views

Are there other softwares like VNC in Linux like Windows Remote Desktop Connection Tool?

Are there other softwares like VNC thats is a remote desktop viewer like VNC but connects to the original screen rather than a virtual one. I m using ubuntu and i would really like to have a tool in ...
3
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1answer
841 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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60 views

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 ...
1
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1answer
256 views

connecting to VNC server over the internet

I'm running a headless Ubuntu 12.04 server on which I've enabled "Desktop Sharing". The server is connected to the Internet via a router. I can access the server from my laptop connected to the same ...
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0answers
249 views

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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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
1k views

why does VNC `d`-key seem to minimize the Terminal of the Ubuntu desktop?

Why is it that when I am using a VNC viewer to access a VNC server, the 'd'-key seems to minimize the Terminal in the server's ubuntu desktop? By Terminal I mean the console-like window. So for ...
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1answer
2k views

vnc4server on Ubuntu server won't let me log in

I've set up vnc4server on an ubuntu server, and installed xfce4. Even though the vnc server starts (with or without a few X11 warnings), it won't let me connect! Is there a setting somewhere that ...
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1answer
148 views

Connect display over network

I have 2 imac's i want to use a external displays with a ubuntu system. I've looked into vnc, but the lag is too much for use with video or visuals. any suggestions on an alternative software?
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282 views

Can't remote desktop from OS X 10.6.8 to Ubuntu 11.04

I'm trying to remote desktop from my OS X 10.6.8 Mac to an Ubuntu 11.04 box. When I go to Finder > Go > Connect To Server, type in "VNC://devmta1.local" and hit return, the Mac displays "Contacting ...
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1answer
1k views

VNC to VM shows a black screen

I'm working under Windows 7, running VMWare (Workstation 7) and I have an Ubuntu VM. I have set up a VNC hook in the VM settings. Trouble is, when I try to connect to is via VNC, it connects just fine ...
2
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1answer
6k views

tightvncserver on Xubuntu gives gray screen when logged in

I having trouble figuring out why I am getting a blank grey screen with an X cursor when I connect to a freshly installed vnc server. I have done some googling and cannot seem to find an answer to ...
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2answers
3k views

VNC viewer does not refresh the screen

I am connecting from a windows 7 VNC to a linux VNC, everytime I connect I can move the mouse and type. I can confirm this because I see it on the server. However the screen does not refresh. It show ...
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3k views

How to graphical remote control an Ubuntu server?

I've tried googling and store my research here. I'm connecting my Windows 7 SP1 machine to an Amazon EC2 Ubuntu cloud server, Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. What I have done is Enabling Remote Desktop in Ubuntu ...
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1answer
672 views

Real VNC on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS via xinetd

I am trying to get Real VNC server on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS 64 bit. I tried 2 options. First, I got Real VNC free edition and got it working after getting all requires 32 bit libraries, configuration ...
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403 views

“Connection closed” error when using vinagre

I currently have two machines that I'm trying to connect on a local network. The problem is this: one machine is running Arch Linux, and the other is running Ubuntu 11.04. I want to remote desktop ...
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1answer
2k views

Ubuntu - Unable to ping windows computers

I have a very strange problem. I am unable to ping windows PCs on my local network, whereas they are able to ping my ubuntu laptop. Another thing is I can actually VNC onto one of the PCs but cant ...
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2answers
2k views

What is the best VNC tool to connect Ubuntu and MacOSX? [closed]

I need to help someone with installing some development packages and everything. I am running Ubuntu and the person I want to help is running MacOSX 10.5. What is the most easiest way to do this? ...
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3answers
664 views

Install Ubuntu minimal on VPS

I am just starting out with Linux, purchased a VPS and would like to install a minimal desktop so I can open a remote desktop connection via TightVNC, how do I go about it? This is the VPS I Have: ...
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1answer
994 views

Connecting Ubuntu to Ubuntu through VNC. Remote Desktop

The scenario is as follows - I will be moving across the country and my desktop will stay here powered and online, while I move with a laptop. I need a way to connect to the desktop for file ...
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1answer
305 views

EclipseCDT/VNC/Ubuntu 8.04 eclipse not starting

I'm not sure if I set this up properly. I want to start Eclipse CDT on my Ubuntu 8.04 install using X11 through VNC. When I try to run eclipse through vnc viewer command line using ./eclipse it ...
2
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2answers
3k views

Can I access my desktop over VNC at a different screen size?

I've already installed x11vnc and have it running well on my laptop upstairs. I can access my existing desktop session with no real problems, it works great. The problem I'm running into is the fact ...
3
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1answer
103 views

ubuntu, issues using & on the command line

The issue Im having is when I use &. For example vncviewer 192.168.1.106 & This should run vncviewer in the background, allowing me to continue using terminal for other stuff. vncviewer on ...
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2answers
971 views

Connect to Ubuntu remote desktop from CentOS

I have started up a vncserver on my home computer, running Ubuntu 10.10. I enabled the ability for users to connect, and made it require a password yesterday I tested this from Ubuntu by typing ...
0
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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 ...
0
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1answer
1k views

Can't access server sound card when vnc'd into ubuntu server

I've set up my ubunutu 10 server with xfce, nxserver, and now tightvncserver so that I can control it remotely from my Windows 7 laptop. NX is working fine for remote access, but when I run (for ...
2
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1answer
702 views

Why does VNC eat certain characters?

I often use VNC to connect to my desktop upstairs using a laptop downstairs over my home network. I tunnel the VNC connection via SSH. The problem I keep running into is that I'll attempt to type a ...
2
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0answers
511 views

Multiple GNOME sessions

I'm working in a corporate network environment and am having trouble with multiple GNOME sessions. My desktop runs Ubuntu 10.10 and I would like to start another GNOME session on a remote machine ...
0
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2answers
719 views

Control Linux computer over the Internet?

I'm just about to set up my own home network here and I'd like to be able to control my Linux desktop over the network. VNC would be what I would normally use in this case, but the requirements are a ...
2
votes
2answers
249 views

Try Ubuntu via VNC

Are there any partners of Canonical that offer VNC servers for possible converts to try Ububntu? I understand the bandwidth implications of this for the hosts, but it seems like a great way to get ...
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4answers
3k views

How to get a VNC server to be available before login?

I have a remote Ubuntu server without a physical screen attached, which I use via VNC. Occasionally I have to restart it and then go through the hassle of going to its physical location connecting to ...