Virtual Network Computing - platform-independent remote display system

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Sharing a virtual screen from OS X to Windows

I need to work on my MacBook Pro (El Capitan) while running an app which is always in fullscreen and blocks switching between spaces. However, when there is another screen available, the app only ...
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TightVNC Screen Issues

So, I run a TightVNC Server (2.7.3) on a Windows 10 machine with the follow specs: i5 8Gb RAM DDR3 1TB HDD (No RAID) Intel HD 6000 Integ Graphics I run the client java viewer supplied by TightVNC ...
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How to enable text copy & paste for vnc

I am accessing a remote machine by VNC viewer. Sometimes I find I can't copy and paste text from VNC viewer.
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Putty: 'Server unexpectedly closed network connection'

Putty 'Server unexpectedly closed network connection' I have been getting the 'Server unexpectedly closed network connection' (see Putty ends to an unexpected error and VNC shows terminal with error ...
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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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Home server setup, picking software [on hold]

New in this field. After spending quite a lot hours reading: Having a desktop (lenovo m900) 24/7, dedicated for home server use. Willing to setup and use it as: NAS/freenas kodi/openelec ...
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Alert on opening My vnc in shared

VNC allows any user to open a vnc display, when display number and password is known. So any user can see my vnc without my knowledge How can I know, who has opened, whenever it is opened in shared ...
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VNC connection connect and disconnect hook scripts

I would like to write a script to hook into the start and end of a VNC connection. I noticed that in /home/[my-username]/.vnc/[my-hostname]\:1.log connects and disconnects are logged quite nicely. ...
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RDP and VNC “shared screen”

I have a remote Windows 2012 Server with RDP enabled and i want to use VNC also. But the problem that when someone disconnects from RDP VNC also going off and user got black screen on VNC. How may ...
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Any VNC viewer support zooming?

Is there any VNC viewer that allows you to zoom out? The desktop computer that I VNC into has a resolution that's considerably larger than the laptop I'm viewing with. The scroll bars in Chicken of ...
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Check wifi connection without actually connecting to the wifi

I am trying to switch Wi-Fi from a headless pi over tightvnc viewer but want to make sure that my connection settings are correct without risking losing my current connection. Lets say I am currently ...
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mac to mac vnc through ssh for dummies. Is my connection encrypted?

I am finding online tutorials very challenging and I feel compelled to ask a question that I'm sure is common: How do I control the screen of a remote mac on a (remote) home network, where all info ...
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vnc desktop server wouldn't start automatically after booting for a specific user

I have had some problems with vnc server after changing the hostname of my new machine, Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS. Now I solved the problem, but after reset, all the vnc desktop server is running ...
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TightVNC Access to 1&1 server denied

I have a Windows 2008 server running at 1&1 provider (1und1). Server is inaccessible. It seems a windows update is the culprit. Hardware reset did not solve it. Customer support told me to ...
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vnc cannot connect to host after changing server hostname, server is ubuntu14.04.4

I was using vnc to connect to my new Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS machine. This afternoon, I changed the host name (first changed /etc/hostname and /etc/hosts file and ran service hostname restart). After this, ...
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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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Slow VNC. Where's the bottleneck?

I have two computers in a LAN, one for leisure and one for hobby. The latter I connect to via Remmina VNC. This is what the desktop of the hobby computer looks like. The speed of my mouse cursor ...
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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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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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VNC connection without video

I'd like to use the VNC protocol to remotize keyboard and mouse only, that is just like a regular VNC session but without the video. Typical usage scenario could be controlling a PA video system, a ...
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Windows VNC server with image rescaling

I have a machine with a high dpi screeen that I want to display on a low dpi device using vnc. Because the viewer runs on a very resource constrained device, I am looking for a VNC server that can ...
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Why is VNC on Windows so slow?

In a test, I could stream a full HD movie across our network from my friend's computer, no problem. It's as fast as I could want. But VNC is painfully slow. We've tried Real VNC and Tight VNC, I've ...
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Connect to remote VNC with only port 22 using putty

I'm trying to access my home server remotely and I only have port 22 available to me. From what I understand it's possible to tunnel into the server to be able to view VNC. So far all my efforts have ...
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Still Cannot Remote Desktop / VNC to Ubuntu 14.04

So far I have tried: Disabling encryption via dconf-editor Disabling encryption via command line Disabling prompts via dconf-editor Disabling prompts via command line Disabling prompts via ...
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ubuntu + hyper-v + vnc

I'm running following set-up windows 10 with hyper-v and a virtual instance of ubuntu 15. I'm using VNC to connect to it. I'm having following issues: numpad 0 key works as insert (+ all the numpad ...
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How to VNC into active session in Ubuntu from Mac's Screen Sharing

I have setup my ubuntu machine to allow remote connections (with a PIN), and then I used Mac's VNC viewer Share Screens to connect to it, and it works. However, it always connects to a new session, ...
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Xubuntu - Stop XFCE from running at boot

Here is what I'm trying to do. My computer is connected to my TV with Kodi running. I want to be able to VNC into an XFCE desktop while kodi is still running on the main screen. The first issue is ...
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Nvidia restricted driver = invisible menus when using VNC

I'm installing 9.04 on an HTPC, so I will often VNC in to work on it from my laptop. After the initial install, I updated everything, and it all went fine. I was able to VNC using Ubuntu's built-in ...
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VNC Meta key not working with realVNC server+viewer android on Mac OS X

I'm using realVNC server on Mac OS X (VNC® Server 5.3.1 (r17370) x64) and VNC viewer on Android from realVNC. I use emacs in Terminal and iTerm2, where I normally set option to Meta, but this does ...
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Felt spied on at work and after two visits from security they are reimaging [closed]

I work for a very large school district. I logged in at work on my Dell PC one morning and see Ultra VNC twice in my Start menu. But let's go back to the night before I saw those eyeballs in my ...
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How to .bat launch a vnc session in windows?

I have a specific vnc session I want to start up: myhost: 5000 Password: *()BS^Y9hub)GS*^&Dt I am using the standalone VNCViewer-5.x.x.exe file right now to start it. vncviewer command does not ...
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Disconnected Session + VNC

I have a Windows Server 2012, which I connect via mstsc (RDP). I just installed TightVNC Server there, to be able to control the machine over VNC too. On my computer, I run the vncviewer in ...
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VNC client fails to connect then after a reboot connects

I have a Windows 10 home edition machine with TightVNC installed. I use VNC to connect to one of my Linux Mint machines (has builtin desktop sharing with a password enabled) on the same network. The ...
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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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VNC from Windows to OS X Lion: App stuck in fullscreen mode

I'm connecting to a remote Mac through a Windows. ahh it gets more complicated than that. I'm sitting by my iMac. I use Virtual Box in it to launch Windows 7. In it I have a VPN connection to a ...
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One user, multiple desktops tigerVNC

I was wondering if there was a way to "share" a user through tigervnc such that if both are logged in, both see their own desktops. I need something similar to screen in ssh. I've tried connecting ...
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x11vnc + uniti strange numpad behaviour

I'm using x11vnc + unity (ubuntu) to connect to my dev box. In some applications (InteliJ Idea) the numpad behaves strangely. When I press 0 it invokes insert, 4 = left arrow and so on. In gedit it ...
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Forcing a resolution on a computer without monitor

I have this computer running an embedded version of Windows 7 and it does not have any monitor attached. It is only accessed with VNC (alternatice for RDP) so a monitor is not needed. The problem is ...
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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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Shared Mac Pro Server - how to login without needing password?

I have a Mac Pro, running OS X Yosemite, as a "server" for hosting my backups and file sharing within a personal network. What I would like to do is have a way for users to access this computer ...
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How to get SSH tunneling to work in Macintosh OSX El Capitan?

I upgraded from Yosemite to El Capitan, but now SSH tunneling appears to be broken. Before upgrade, I could tunnel my VNC session from another computer using the app SSH Tunnel Manager, but after ...
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Moving files from one host to another (VNC)

I wonder if it's possible to make file transfers through VNC using only the command line. This question illustrates how to copy text from one window to another, but I haven't found a way to move files ...
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Connecting or disconnecting RDP drops VPN?

I have a very similar issue to what is described here: RDP to computer at home I have a local server which connects to a client through a VPN. I am trying to connect to connect to the server though ...
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Gain access to laptop without seeing the display

My friend's laptop went through a car crash recently. Everything still works as far as I can tell, except the display, which is cracked beyond recognition. I've tried external monitors, including the ...
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Is there a more graceful way of listing vncserver sessions?

$ cat ~/.vnc/*.pid 5910 6790 16589 21891 ... and many more Using this method, I could write a script to check each pid, but there has got to be something better. Is there a better way? I'd like to ...
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VNC kicks out new user on Fedora 23 (113 Error)

I used the Fedora documentation located here to set up a VNC server on a Fedora 23 and it works in single user mode. Now I am trying to set it up for multiple users. Right now the :1 display is being ...
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Good video quality over VNC or RDP?

I am using a Windows 10 PC and I want to access and control it using my iPad. So I installed Microsoft Remote Desktop on my iPad. The problem is that when I play videos in remote desktop, quality is ...
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Google Chrome on a fresh CentOS 7.1 not starting up

I am having a bad time trying to run Chrome on my CentOS 7.1 server. I know, it does not have a screen, it's a server. But I installed GNOME anyway and using VNC I can see the screen on a remote ...
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Should I use VNC or X protocol to control a Linux application from Windows?

I need to use an RubyMine IDE running on a Linux machine from a Windows desktop. I want to make that remote Linux application window to behave as close as possible to a normal local Windows ...
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Cannot connect to x11vnc server before login

I have installed x11vnc on ubuntu 15.10. Based on: http://askubuntu.com/questions/647039/remmina-cannot-perform-vnc-remote-desktop-session-before-user-logs-in I have created a new file: ...