Virtual Network Computing - platform-independent remote display system

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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 ...
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Seting up vnc on mac through RPI ssh

I'm currently away from home, and I would like to access my iMac which is turned on in my place. I set up the mac screen sharing before I leave, but something went wrong, and I can't access it from my ...
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Remote Desktop from Windows to Mac which actually works

I need to work on both Windows 8 and Mac Mavericks, Windows 8 being my main machine. I've been trying to do a remote desktop from Windows 8.1 to Mac. I tried different solutions VNC, TightVNC, ...
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How to extend your monitor to a new X display

The setup is the following: My university provides monitors for groupwork that allow sharing your desktop via x11vnc -connect <address_of_the_monitor>. However, the desktop is then displayed ...
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Get the password to autosave in RealVNC viewer without creating shortcuts or using the address book

Is it possible to get passwords to autosave in RealVNC viewer without creating shortcuts or using the address book? Right now I use the address book: Connect to the remote computer with IP ...
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scaling a fixed-sized application

I have an application (on linux - Debian/wheezy) that creates a fixed size window (say 800x600 pixels). I would like to scale that window to fullscreen on whatever resolution the X-server is ...
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VNC just one screen from Windows to Mac

I'm looking to connect to a Mac system via VNC from a Windows system, but am looking for the feature similar to what is present in Apple Remote Desktop where I can choose which screen to show. The ...
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VNC - two users at same time

I've set up VNC on my desktop (Linux) and I'm not sure how to configure it so that there can be two users using the desktop at the same time? Is VNC the correct tool for this or will it only allow one ...
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fedora 21 tigervnc resolution settings

I'm using fedora 21 remotely from Win7 remote desktop client. But the tigervnc screen resolution size is not properly set automatically. So I have to enter the following command every time after the ...
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Connecting through UVNC repeater

I have been working on finding a solution to connect a Windows VNC client to a Linux VNC server through a UVNC repeater. On an Ubuntu desktop I have x11vnc running and have been able to connect using ...
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Wake-on-LAN over internet is all but impossible

I have a new MacBook Pro that I want to be able to log into through ssh or vnc, but no matter what combination of things I try nothing seems to work. Even tried LogMeIn How do I set-up my MacBook so ...
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Catching the Xvfb failed error

I am starting Xvfb as follows: Xvfb $DISPLAY -screen 0 1920x1080x24 2>&1 >/tmp/xvfb.log & I am facing following problems: The logs are not getting redirected to the log ...
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Use wired LAN network interface for Teamviewer and Wi-Fi interface for everything else

I need to make TeamViewer use my wired network card and web browsing traffic to use my Wi-Fi network card. I am using Windows XP. How can I make this happen? If the scenario above would not be ...
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How to emulate EDID on HTPC so it can be run headless

as my title, i need some way to make my HTPC think there is a screen connected, because when i connect to it thrue VNC or Teamviewer the screen is all black when there is no screen connected. so my ...
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VNC Won't wake up my windows 7 laptop

I have a laptop running windows 7. It is running realVNC server. I have a mac that I want to use to connect to it. When the PC is awake, it works fine. However, when the PC is asleep, the viewer just ...
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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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Reverse vnc from OS X

I looked at ARD, macports, fink, and homebrew but could not find a working command line vnc server that supports reverse connections. (yes I want to avoid turn/stun/upnp/tunnels/proxies). X11vnc ...
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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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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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VNC server immedietly closes connection

So, I am attempting to use VNC over SSH via this method. However when I type the command vncviewer localhost:[port] I get the response vncviewer: VNC server closed connection. However, I do have ...
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Plain (remote) Linux desktop on my VNC Viewer?

So for some reason my VNC Viewer is not showing any desktop icons on the remote Linux. I remember it first happened after I clicked on the button "Quit this session". I am using putty as a terminal ...
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tightVnc Viewer: no connection could be made

I have a VPS running ubuntu 14.10, I correctly installed VNC which ran fine for one day. However yesterday when I tried to connect to my VNC using tightvnc viewer it said no connection could be made ...
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Starting VNC server: no displays configured in CentOS6.0-64 Minimal

I have installed tigervnc-server on CentOS6.0-64 Minimal. I am using Putty for it. I have also added user. Now, after setting server configuration asVNCSERVERS="1:jeeten" VNCSERVERARGS[1]="-geometry ...
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How to save connection settings in TightVNC Viewer?

I use TightVNC Viewer version 1.4.0 and want to save 75% scale and Full-screen mode settings. When I set them, close connection and then open it again, settings are default again. How to save it ...
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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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remote control Raspberry Pi? [closed]

I have read somewhere that you are able to remotely control a raspberry Pi. I have already tried VNC, and tried finding TeamViewer for Raspbian, unfortunately without luck. Is it really possible or ...
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TightVNC server not listening for connections

When I start TightVNC in Windows and I put the mouse over the taskbar icon it says that TightVNC server is not listening for connections. Edit: It started listening to connection again, and is ...
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connecting 2 win7 computers behind individual routers on the same community ISP

my community ISP is very private and a bit loose on security. customers are assigned an IP from the ISP and this range is between 172.16.x.x on the same subnet my home is 172.16.0.62, and my office, ...
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VNC via SSH tunnel: channel 3: open failed: connect failed: No route to host

I used to connect from A to a system B through VNC with SSH tunnel via C. I do the following: In B I start the vncserver: vncserver and let's say I get the :12 In A I open the ssh tunnel: ssh ...
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Is it OK to have kerberos-sec port open to the Internet in Mac OS X?

I’ve just bought my first Mac I want to connect it directly to the Internet in a colocation facility. Running nmap against it shows: Starting Nmap 6.40 ( http://nmap.org ) at 2015-02-18 21:54 GMT ...
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TightVNC Server in a computer with two network connections

I have installed TightVNC as a server on my work PC, it has two network connections: 1- A LAN connection to a router for business server without Internet. 2- A WiFi connection to a router for ...
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Locked out of VNC Viewer as keyboard has changed

I was using my VNC Viewer and whatever I did, the keyboard changed. I then got locked out of my window as when I was researching how to change the keyboard my session timed out. My password contains ...
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Increase VNC File Transfer Speeds

I have noticed that the UltraVNC upload file transfer speed (client -> server) over a LAN is reliably about 7kb/sec no matter the conditions. Interestingly, the download file transfer speed (server -> ...
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VNC viewing laggy and picture deformed

I am running a Linux Distro VM on Proxmox. I have a VNC server on one of the VM's and connect to it with Remmina and sometimes UltraVNC over WLAN. However, the viewing seems to be incredibly slow, and ...
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VNC/Steam game Streaming service with a Windows server with no monitor plugged in is only 640x480 resolution

VNC, Steam Streaming, and Windows 7 desktop only seem to support 640x480 resolution when there is no monitor plugged in. Is there an application that can "spoof" a monitor being plugged in? I'd like ...
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Viewing a large-resolution VNC server through a small-resolution viewer in Ubuntu

I have two Ubuntu computers, one with a large screen resolution (1920x1600) that is running the default Ubuntu VNC server. I have another computer that has a resolution of about 1200x1024 that I use ...
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How do I properly start a vnc server on fedora?

I don't remember this being difficult last time I used vnc. This is what I've tried (I'm running fedora 21)... First off, install a vnc server. sudo yum install tigervnc-server ... y Now to ...
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make Xvfb listen only on local ip

to use graphical software even on my debian based systems without graphic cards (or in addition to its main graphic) i use the virtual frame buffer x server Xvfb. I am starting it with a little bash ...
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Screen Sharing to multiple Users

I designed an lms which teacher can run a virtual class. I need to make a desktop sharing solution (view only) for my project. As i saw vnc is good but i want to send teacher screen to the server and ...
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Screen sharing from Windows to OSX

I want to access OSX from my Windows 7 computer. As far as I know, this can be done easily by clicking "allow VNC viewers" checkbox in OSX. The problem is that I need to do it on (a lot of) different ...