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Unity doesn't work on VNC server under Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, I find the Unity destkop in vnc4server never works as it did under Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Here is my ~/.vnc/xstartup for vnc4server: #!/bin/sh xrdb $HOME/.Xresources ...
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Need help setting upo Fedora (or CentOS) networking where VMs are bridged to external network cards

I have a RedHat style linux machine (currently running Fedora 21) which is host for a variety of virtual machines with variety of guest operating systems. It is essential for my purpose that the ...
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Logon with both tightVNC and RDP [on hold]

Is it possible to have a tightVNC and RDP login without one logging off the other?
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Connect Android to PC with TightVNC and AndroidVNC

I want to connect my Galaxy S2 to my PC using AndroidVNC (for the Android) and TightVNC (for the PC), or any other combination of software to VNC. So far I have managed to port forward ports 5500, ...
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Install VNC Server via RDP on Windows 2008 Server

I have a need to allow multiple users to view the same remote session on a Windows 2008 server. The server is cloud-based and is virtual. I have no physical access to it. I've tried several different ...
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Is there an issue to be fixed when traceroute consistently prints a line with “6 * * *”?

I am trying to figure out why I am having trouble reaching a particular website from my Mac OSX Yosemite. The service provider suggested that I run a traceroute, when I do, regardless of the ...
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VNC black screen for new user

I use useradd to add a new user, everything is fine. But when I log in vnc shared screen, it only gives me a black screen without a graphic desktop. The system is Fedora 20. I believe it is because ...
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How to kill user processes from the same user?

I opened a VNC server and my VNC session is suddenly dead. I have lot of xterms open. When I ssh to the machine. and type users I see a bunch of users – my user accounts, like: userA UserA UserA ...
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How to setup firewall ports via logon script

I work as IT suport for public service. We use domain controller and logon scripts. These scripts are pretty helpful, since they can automatically install printers and add network folders as local ...
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Screen Sharing with Linux Machine Through Login Server — OSX Yosemite

I have a specific question pertaining to how I can work remotely using my Mac. The group I work for requires you to go through a "login" portal (a machine that you have to ssh to before accessing any ...
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VirtualBox OSE: Install Guest OS On Headless Host Via VNC?

I've remotely installed VirtualBox OSE on my Gentoo box at home. I have everything set up and ready for the OS. However all the documentation I've read seems to say that you can only use the PUEL ...
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I don't know how to use vnc2flv

I want to record the screen with a vnc server. I know it is possible using Vnc2flv, but I don't understand how. Can help me with a simple tutorial? in Windows.
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VNC viewer does not refresh/update the screen

I have VNC Server installed on Windows 8 Desktop Machine. I havw VNC Viewer Installed on Windows 7 Laptop, I don't know what I am doing wrong but my VNC Viewer won't update/refresh the screen after ...
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How to send Windows key over VNC to Linux from Windows?

Alright, so I'm running Linux with AwesomeWM on my home machine. I'm running x11vnc on that machine and I want to connect to it from a windows machine. So it suffices to say that I need the Windows ...
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Can you offer VNC connections through a SSH tunnel or session you started?

Hopefully this is easier to solve than I think. I have two computers [A, B]. A cannot start network connections to B, but B can start network connections to A. This is because of some firewall and ...
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Automatically start VNC server on startup

I installed the Ubuntu desktop on a Ubuntu 9.10 VPS server and am able to connect to the server using TightVNC. However, the VNC server on this VPS can only be started by logging in through SSH and ...
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The remote desktop screen is always a grey background

I used the methods described in this page and this one to connect to the Amazon EC2 ubuntu instance using remote desktop. But I always got a grey background shown in this image: The log file in ...
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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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RDP: Using host's keyboard and mouse?

This may sound crazy... but is there any way to use the host's keyboard and mouse when using RDP? I mean there is a headless Windows machine in my room. I often use Remote Desktop on one of my idle ...
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How to join a Windows Remote Desktop Connection session?

A remote worker is RDC-ing into a Win7 PC in my LAN and I need to connect occasionally and collaborate with him inside his session, from a Mac. The hacks that allow multiple RDC clients per session ...
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ESC and Backspace not working in VirtualBox on Windows host via VNC

I have run into a strange problem. I have a remote host running Windows 7. A VirtualBox VM instance is running Ubuntu. The host runs a TightVNC server. The Ubuntu desktop is also VNC-enabled. On a ...
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Using Clipboard with Xfce and TightVNC

I'm having major difficulties in getting the clipboard (copy/paste) to work over my VNC connection. Setup: Server: Ubuntu 14.04 with Xfce and TightVNCServer Client: Windows 8.1 with TightVNCViewer ...
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Why do i have to place new Windows Manually

I have an vncserver and connect to it with "TightVNC Viewer" Always when i new Window opens i have to click first to place the window, before my process continues: Why is it? And can i avoid it?
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Tunneling over SSH to use VNC via gateway

Does anyone give me any hint with this situation. I have my desktop-computer (running on Ubuntu) in my company. Company has vpn gateway which helps me to connect my desktop-comuter via ssh. Now I want ...
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cant bridge vmware to Microsoft virtual WIFI adapter

HOST:win7x64 GUEST:debian 7(kali) There is microsoft virtual wifi miniport adapater on the host i use it like AP which my tablet is connecting. I'm want bridge this virtual adapter to guest ...
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Start vino-server (VNC) before login on Linux CentOS

I'm using the default vino-server package to access my CentOS 6 workstation via VNC. It works ok, but only AFTER I locally login on the workstation. I need to have vino-server start BEFORE the login, ...
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Network Security Compromised (Need Advice) VPN, VNC, XP

I'm running a small LAN with no WiFi. 2 XP machines, 1 Vista, 2 printers, and a DVR for security cameras. Last week I set up RealVNC (the personal version, with no encryption) so that I could Remote ...
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How to toggle Caps Lock status on remote Windows system?

Sometimes people turned on the Caps Lock on a remote Windows system which is running VNC service. When I connect to the remote system through VNC Viewer, the Caps Lock status on the local and remote ...
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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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I'm looking for a way to control an iOS device with a Mac and execute pre-defined touch macros

I'm looking to perform automated testing on an app so I don't have to sit in front of my phone and perform the same repetitive tasks. One thought is to use a VNC solution to connect with the iPhone, ...
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Cannot start chromium on vncserver without --no-sandbox option

I've got server with Debian 7.0 and I installed vnc4server with fluxbox and chromium (same happens on google chrome, though) on it. When I try to open chromium, I get this error: PID namespaces ...
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Can Gnome act as thin client?

I'm wondering if Gnome can be used like VNC. Can the window manager be run on linux box A to work with linux box B? I'm editing some videos, and the system I'd like to use is headless. So if I could ...
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Ultravnc resolution is so low

I am running Ultravnc server in windows 7. But when I connect with vnc viewer. The quality of the vnc is low. The image is with small square. So I have tried to find way to tune the image quality. ...
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how to cancel keyboard P key, shortcuts to changing resolution on gnome through NX (nomachine)

I don't know why, but suddenly, after connecting to a gnome-session through NX, every time when I press (lower case) p, the session changes resolution (instead of just printing 'p' on the screen). ...
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How to upgrade xrandr in ubuntu 14.04?

While trying to change resolution in VNC using: xrandr --fb 1440x900 I get the following error: xrandr: Server RandR version before 1.2 trying to "apt-get" it, the result suggests to install ...
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RealVNC Viewer: How can I escape from the remote desktop screen by using keys?

I often use RealVNC Viewer to connect to remote VNC desktops served by RealVNC Server, Tight VNC Server, X11VNC... etc. When connected, all pressed hotkeys are passed to (captured by) the remote ...
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Mouse and Keyboard Input not working under Xubuntu VNC

Question I have x11vnc setup on a Xubuntu 14.04 machine, however when I connect to the local session, no keyboard or mouse access is accepted. I start x11vnc using: x11vnc -xkb -forever -shared ...
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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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VNC Address Book - Window Invisible? Working as intended?

I have VNC Server and VNC Viewer on the same PC with Windows 7 Ultimate x64. Is VNC Address Book supposed to have a main application window? I can't tell if this is bugged or working as intended. ...
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Killing VNC Process Manually

I'm looking for a way to reset the display counter for VNC to :1. What has happened is that my server has been restarted without killing the VNC processes first and upon reboot and then starting ...
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Can I restrict VNC connections by SSH key or login ID?

I want to offer friends access to the X desktop on host "foo" for collaboration, but only at certain times; meanwhile, I want to access that desktop myself at any time. I have set up SSH port ...
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vncserver is still allowing connections even after I use “-localhost”

I set up vncserver on a computer I wish to connect to through ssh tunneling. I heard that for security reasons you should add the -localhost option on the server machine so that it will only allow ...
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Why does x11vnc ( via SSH tunnel ) ask for password on port 5900, but not others?

server == x11vnc viewer == RealVNC ( Windows build ), plus others I'm using SSH to provide a secure tunnel for my VNC activity; consequently, I don't want a password for the VNC server itself, which ...
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Can't connect to VNC even though port is open and service is visible

A client with a small office network (under 20 devices) had me replace a malfunctioning Netgear router with a Buffalo WHR-600D router. On the previous router, I had set up port forwarding with custom ...
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VNC to OS X Yosemite, added Server and now double login prompts

So I have VNC setup and it works fine, prompts me for the base password, then has me authenticate for my account, and I'm in, great. I add the Server app to the system, and now when I VNC in, I have ...
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XEN HVM: GUI rendering artifacts on VNC

I'm facing a strange issue running Xubuntu (tried Ubuntu also, same problem with Unity, but no problem with Metacity) on Xen HVM while connecting to it via XEN's builtin VNC. Some parts of the user ...
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VNC attack attempts on OS X 10.10 — should I worry/respond?

If I turn on OS X "Screen Sharing" (i.e., VNC access), my console log gets regular messages like the following: screensharingd[1584]: Authentication: FAILED :: User Name: N/A :: Viewer Address: ...
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How to start a VNC session with multiple monitor

The work in my lab requires dual monitor (well I can live with only one monitor, but I will have to constantly switching between windows). A headless server (no monitor) is running CentOS 6 64 bit ...
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A hacker installed vnc & remote management programs on my Macbook

A nasty guy I dated last year secretly installed a series of programs onto my MacBook Pro and I need help with allocating and removing them please. I haven't switched it on for 11 months so it's still ...
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X11vnc server full screen?

I installed X11vnc sever with Kali Linux using this guide: http://hezik.nl/remote-control-your-raspberry-pi-running-kali-linux-using-vnc-server/ The only problem is when I use tightvnc viewer, I do ...