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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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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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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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Is it possible to paste the Windows clipboard in TightVNC

My VPS provider gave me VNC credentials which I can use to connect to my VPS. After TightVNC Viewer connects, I want to be able to paste my password. There are a number of buttons on the toolbar, for ...
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Can you use VNC to only share one window or application rather than the whole screen?

Is it possible to only share a single window or application over VNC? This would be useful for sharing only one aspect of a computer with another viewer. From Microsoft Windows preferably.
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Lightdm, x11vnc two seats: VNC keyboard/mouse input only works if seat is active

I have Lightdm setup to run two seats: XBMC (Seat:0) which uses my monitor xfce (Seat:1) which uses virtual terminal 8 This way I can switch between them using Crtl-Alt-F7/F8 I use x11vnc to ...
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Determining what coordinates I click on VNC

Is there an easy way to determine the coordinates I'm hitting (server-side) with VNC or a VNC viewer? Or a logging feature server-side that'll spit out what coordinates I'm clicking? A VNC viewer ...
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How can I set up a mac mini server to be used by multiple windows users at once (Screen Sharing also)?

How can I set up a mac mini server to be used by multiple windows users at once via a VNC client
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Windows vnc client that connects to Mac's multi user vnc server?

So in Mac Lion the vnc server lets me do virtual desktops(multiple users logged in at the same time) just like Remote Desktop for windows does. This works great for mac clients, when I connect it ...
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Can I get UDP Hole Punching with (any) VNC client to get around the local firewall/router?

I don't have access to the local internet router, so I'm unable to setup port forwarding on my lan connection. I'm just trying to find out if there is any way for me to get around my local router ...
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How to run kubuntu 12 without monitor

I'm trying to setup home build server. I'm not experienced in linux thus I want to have remote access to GUI desktop. I installed kubuntu 12.04 (because I'm most familiar with it) and setup x11vnc. ...
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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 ...
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Getting Windows to use a high resolution for VNC headless

I have a Win 7 Pro x64 machine, which I run without a monitor and connect to via Real VNC. When I connect a high res (2560x1600) monitor to it, then I can select that resolution, and VNC lets me use ...
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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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unencrypted, password-free VNC connection

I setup conferences twice a year where users come to learn a program that we have created. I have a powerful laptop (running Debian Jessie) and a router to create a local network and I'd like to give ...
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The connection was refused by the host computer

After installing tigervnc-server and it's packages and config VNC when I want to connect to host with VNC Viewer I got this error: The connection was refused by the host computer This is works ...
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How do I connect a dual monitor VNC client to a headless VNC server?

Right now I use RealVNC server, and connect to a corporate RHEL server for my builds. These machines are headless, so there's nothing in the /etc/X11/xorg.conf* I can successfully connect and use the ...
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Setting display resolution beyond 1024x768 with headless Windows 10?

I have a Windows 10 desktop that I run headless. When I plug in a display, it correctly uses that display's native resolution. When I disconnect the display and connect to the computer over VNC, the ...
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VNC black screen

I start vnc client on remote computer with command "x11vnc -display :2". Then I try to connect to it from my local computer with command "xvnc4viewer" then it asks for server name and eventually shows ...
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Does local VNC over a cellular tether consume data?

My girlfriend and I do a good bit of VNC screen sharing on our Macs while working. We like to go work in coffee shops, but sometimes we don't have the best of internet connections. We currently have a ...
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TightVNC with Linux Mint & LXDE xstartup config

I have a Linux box running Linux Mint 17.2 x64 with xfce. For the life of me, I cannot get a proper GUI interface running when I log in to a new session via tightvnc. I always have a grey screen with ...
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Local password for remote connections

By default you log in to your PC and then connect a remote like Team Viewer or VNC. But problem with VNC is that you have a unencrypted login. So I thought I would have a last stop at my PC to force a ...
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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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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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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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Tablet as second monitor (RTMP)

Now i am using my tablet as second monitor. My solution works likes this i've added an extra monitor virtually (by forcing use VGA) and i have served my screen with tightVNC and connected to my pc ...
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Faster scroll speed for vncviewer when in full screen

I've started x11vnc on a machine with two screen and am using vncviewer from a single screen machine to connect to it. That is, the local window is smaller than the remote screen. In fullscreen mode (...
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Manually compiled TigerVNC throws syntax error on Raspberry Pi

I want to set up TigerVNC (because it have XRandR support), on my Raspberry Pi B+. So I've downloaded sources from TigerVNC Github repo and compiled directly on Raspberry using CMake. It compiled ...
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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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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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is there a way to tell lxde desktop to “execute” script when double clicking on it?

i'm using lxde desktop, Fedora 20, and i symlinked a shell script to desktop to set resolution and dpi when i use vnc. but everytime i click on the script, it ask me to execute or open it, how to ...
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can't vnc to a machine connected through openvpn

I am trying to set up a gaming vpn with OpenVPN and although the connection succeeds and we can see network shares, the broadcast packets don't go through the vpn connection. Both the client and ...
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Mirror 4 HD Desktops on one 4K Screen

here's the scenario: We want to be able to share our Screens on one 4k TV for meetings. So anyone (all windoes pcs) taking part can come up the screen using a network connection, up to 4 persons. HD ...
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Secure reverse UltraVNC connection to bypass firewall

My clients and service run on mostly Windows 7. I need help setting up a secure reverse connection with UltraVNC between me and a client.(Me=Viewer, Client=Server) Here is my situation: I want to ...
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Remote desktop with OpenGL?

From an Android tablet, I want to remotely access Windows 3D applications (primarily Rhino 3D). Is it possible to have a 3D application send the OpenGL commands via the network to a client on the ...
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Mac connects to server through dyndns loop back instead through local network

in our office, we have several people working with macs. A mac mini with several external external hdd's provides storage and backup capabilities for our collaborative work. Recently, we hired an it ...
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Connection from Blackberry Q10 to tigerVNC server with “JAVA” failure

Details. Blackberry Q10 Running bVNC PRO from the BBerry 10 App world. Trying to connect to a tigerVNC server on a windows 7 (Home premium) computer (running on a lenovo idea pad z580) I followed ...
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Running vncserver from screen

At work, we use VNC to run a graphical session on a remote Linux server from Windows-based client laptops (sigh). I have a laptop with a much lower resolution than the external monitor on my desk at ...
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Are there tools for tunneling connections over a VNC (or RFB) connection?

Note: This is not, repeat not a question about tunneling VNC over something else, e.g. SSH. That's an entirely different thing. Setup I have a machine M1 on some network segment which is accessible ...
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VNC connection over SSH Tunnel with “middleman” server (Windows Viewer to Mac Server)

I NEED HELP! So I have a windows 8 PC (vnc viewer) and a iMac 10.8 Mountain Lion (vnc server) and a middleman server running ubuntu on a DMZ (all ports open). Both computers are behind a firewall ...
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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 ...
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Making VNC work on Ubuntu 12.10 LTS(Quantal Quetzal)

I have been trying to muck around with xstartup(in ~/.vnc) to try and get VNC to work like it usually does(i.e. mirror my desktop). Unfortunately, with my current xstartup('borrowed' from the pages ...
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How to define a virtual screen (extending current desktop) for VNC?

How can I define a virtual screen/workspace to extend my desktop to which I can connect using VNC. I know vnc4server allowed you to modify the xorg.conf to define a screen, but this is not available ...
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how to preserve my vnc session

I'm using free RealVNC. I usually connect one of my Linux server with VNCViewer to work with. End of the day, when I disconnect my session, I lost all the running applications in the VNC session. ...
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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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can Windows be hacked to have “huge” screen resolution and not transmit it to monitor, i.e. only for remote desktop viewing?

the question is somewhat reminiscent of this one Virtual monitor / desktop accessable through vnc only (windows 7) . I have read that one of the reasons why you should not have Windows try have screen ...
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If I am in gnome and I click logout from the menu during a VNC session, how do I get back in?

I am running a CentOS server. I made an SSH tunnel and used VNC to connect to my server. Then after I was done doing some 'things' I clicked logout from the gnome menu. Well I didn't actually leave, ...
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Tunneling VNC over SSH

I would like to run VNC over SSH (tunneling) on a Mac. I am behind a Firewall and I can't modify the Firewall other than open Port 22 or the VNC port. Is there any way I can run VNC over SSH, ...
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Joining a domain breaks Ctrl+Alt+Del functionality

I have several computers that have been in place running UltraVNC for a little over a year. The Ctrl+Alt+Delete key sequence that can be sent from UltraVNC has been working fine up to this point. ...