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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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Show same vnc session extended on two monitors

Is there a way to have windows from the same vnc session on two monitors with different resolutions? Full screen just destroys the page because my monitors are different sizes. I basically want to ...
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VNC Send Apple Mac Cmd-Tab (Switch App) From Windows to OSX

How can I send a cmd + tab message to a Mac from a windows client? I'm using Ultra VNC.
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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 use multiple monitors to display multiple workspaces with vnc?

I know this question may have been answered/asked before, but I haven't been able to find a definitive answer, so here I go and apologies if this is a repetition: Q. I have a vncserver running on a ...
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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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What's the difference between RDP vs VNC?

What's really the difference between the RDP and VNC? They both provide the same function and features?
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A script that will make a Mac join specific WiFi network and enable remote login/management

I have physical access to a Mac Pro, but it has no monitor and I want to access it remotely. I don't know what state the Mac was left in (network connection, sharing prefs, etc). I am pretty sure I ...
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Correct C2S for connecting to tightVNC over BitviseSSH 22

The server is running both Bitvise and tightVNC with the default installation options, that is Bitvise listens on 22 and tightVNC on 5900. ref: https://www.bitvise.com/remote-desktop The bitvise ...
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How to upstream microphone audio over RDP?

I would like to be able to use Cortana over my remote desktop connection from my Mac. Windows explicitly states this is not supported in Microsoft Remote Desktop for Mac. Is there any way to do ...
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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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Difference in the technology used by the team viewer and chunkvnc

We are using chunkvnc . when we compile the winvnc.exe we get instancesupport.exe and it is given to the customer Which is blocked by the antivirus . After lot of searching we did not find any ...
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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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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 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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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 ...