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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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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: /etc/init/...
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How can I regain SSH access to a remote server after changing AllowUsers?

I was in the process of upgrading my security standards. I added AllowUsers admin. Then I realized I had another account that needed SSH access for web development, so I changed the line to AllowUsers ...
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Smoothest Remote Desktop protocol

I would like to remote desktop from my iPad to several Windows and Ubuntu machines. Which protocol do you suggest? (Of course) I want the least latency, best picture, and lag free experience. I've ...
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How to wake up a locked screen remotely? vnc viewer: send C-A-D doesn't work

I am remotely controlling a windows pc by VNC viewer. Unfortunately, the screen of that pc is locked up, though the system is still running. So I can see how the programs on it running, but I cannot ...
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virtual-manager vnc connection failed

I am trying to set up a virtual machine in CentOS, with virt-manager. When I was creating a new machine, i was promoted the following message. Unable to complete install: 'internal error Process ...
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how to login to RealVNC automatically(without giving user/password every time)

any idea how to login to RealVNC automatically(without giving user/password every time). like how we can login to putty: putty.ext username@11.222.43.64 -pw password
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Problems Configuring the VNC Session for RHEL 7 on Power8

I follow http://www.linuxexplorers.com/2014/04/configure-vnc-server-in-red-hat-enterprise-linux-7-rhel7/ to configure the RHEL 7 VNC server. At the final configuration step "systemctl start ...
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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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Gaming over LAN, VNC alternative?

Okay, I've done more than a little homework about this and am starting to think that the world is somehow opposed to this idea. I have a laptop in my house, SB Core i3 with a GMA HD GPU which 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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Can Windows be set to not prompt the local user for a password after a remote desktop user has logged off?

I have a Windows machine that I use as an HTPC and server. I sometimes log in to it using Remote Desktop, using the same username/password of the user who is normally logged in. After I end the RDP ...
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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 can I make VNC faster?

I need to remotely access and use my work computer a few times a week. I'm currently using UltraVNC. I want to use VNC because of the price. I've used VNC before, mostly on my own network, where it's ...
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VNC very laggy ONLY on Puppy Linux

I have a VNC server set up that in general works fine. I run Linux at home and connect via a variety of methods, always through an SSH tunnel. For Windows I use Putty and either RealVNC or TightVNC, ...
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list active VNC connections from terminal

I am looking for a way to list all the active VNC connection to a machine. I know I can get all the active connection of the machine by running netstat -na but I don't know how to filter just the ...
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vnc viewer copy paste within the viewer not functional

Copy paste within a vnc viewer is not working. I tried looking up online, but most of the solutions are for copy/pasting between host and client and suggest: vncconfig & I tried this and it does ...
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Tigervnc full screen to a specific monitor

I'm running a two monitor set-up in Redhat v6.6 and I'm running tigervnc viewer v1.6.0. I want to make the application full-screen on only the secondary (right) monitor, but it defaults to my primary ...
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Why is my VNC cursor just a dot?

I am using UltraVNC to connect from my Windows 7 x64 machine to Mac OSX running Vine Server. The cursor I see on the Mac desktop is just a dot rather than a normal cursor. What setting have I missed ...
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Is it possible to run games over remote desktop?

I’m not expecting to run hardcore games, but maybe simpler games where low frame is ok. I’m having a 1gbit network between my computer. Is there any software that doses this? I got the following ...
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Windows XP - TightVNC does not work … unless monitor is on during boot

So I have a computer with Intel iGPU (some Pentium 4 - Fujitsu-Siemens PC). It runs a Windows XP*, and a TightVNC in service mode. For some unknown reason, I can only connect to the computer ...
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Seeing a plain desktop when using VNC Viewer; native system has different desktop with icons

I saw a similar post, but I have a slightly different issue. When I host my VM image locally and VNC to this image from outside the VM image, I can see the desktop correctly. I cloned the VM image ...
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VNC through 2 routers

need some help ! I have the following setup : INTERNET <--> Modem Router A (External IP is :123.123.123.123 - IP:192.168.1.1) <--> WAN PORT of Internal LAN Router B (IP:192.168.1.100 - ...
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Cannot connect to xrdp

When I am connecting to my XRDP (xubuntu 14.04) I see the login screen, I am entering username and password and it trying to connect. Then I see following screen: and the session closes automatically....
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How can i stop VNC server from viewing my desktop

I work in an organisation. Today I found that system administrators have installed VNC server in my system. I came to know that now they could monitor my desktop and files. how can i stop them from ...
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Connecting to VNC session from Windows through intermediate server

This is a commonly asked, and answered question. However, the solutions are not working for me, so I'd like a little help figuring out why not. I know I have done this successfully in the past. I've ...
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Application streaming using VNC

From what I have researched, VNC seems like a great tool for remotely accessing desktops. Could someone, please tell me, if it is possible to stream stand alone Linux applications using VNC? ...
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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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vmware+vnc host keyboard problems

When users access the vmware hosts on my server through vnc, the keyboard is not working correctly. In all other applications, e.g. terminal and openoffice, the keyboard works as expected: the keymap ...
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tightvncserver: How do I connect via SSH/Encryption?

I am running tightvncserver on my Linux computer in my home network. I connect to it using a Mac (also on the home network), currently running Real VNC Viewer. When I connect, I am notified that the ...
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tightvncserver: Longer password than 8 characters?

tightvncserver limits VNC passwords to 8 characters, and even truncates them if one tries to enter a longer password. My understanding is that this is (was?) due to compability issues, from what I ...
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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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Login window won't appear after logout from VNC on Redhat

I am using VNC to log into a HPC running Redhat. I just logged out of my account. Now I am not able to login. Whenever I start VNC, it open a blank window with wallpaper (see attachment) but no ...
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Mac mini hangs onssh, until VNC connects

I have a bit of a weird problem with my new mac mini I tried logging in via ssh today, but it just hangs before password promt. I thought that it was weird, because i have made it possible to ssh to ...
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Is it possible to stream windows applications to Linux via VNC?

Is it possible to stream windows applications to Linux via VNC? Need only some apps not a whole desktop.
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What is alt+s doing to emacs in remmina/vnc?

I am connecting to a centos system at work using vnc. The work server runs vncserver and I run remmina on my two local Ubuntu laptops (12.04 and 14.04). On either laptop, I can connect to the vnc ...
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Closing Iceweasel in fullscreen (R-KIOSK) mode VNC

I have a remote server with XFCE GUI running Iceweasel in full screen and I'd like to close the app via xvnc4viewer. ALT+TAB/ ALT+F4 causes switching/closing apps on my PC. Is there any way to either ...
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Remote VNC session as local x-session

So i seek for a way to make VNC as more comfortable as possible. I have Linux mint + kde on both home at work. When i use vncviewer and try to use most of hotkeys like ALT+TAB and others, of course ...