Virtual Network Computing - platform-independent remote display system

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Difference between vnc and Windows Remote Desktop? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What’s the difference between RDP vs VNC ? It seems to me that Windows Remote Desktop is ridiculously resource hungry and has to load up every window on the remote ...
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Can I access my desktop over VNC at a different screen size?

I've already installed x11vnc and have it running well on my laptop upstairs. I can access my existing desktop session with no real problems, it works great. The problem I'm running into is the fact ...
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Can VNC server be put into a read-only mode

I want to use VNC for classroom training purposes. so I want multiple users (students) to be able to view my shared desktop, but I only want them to view. ie not change anything. I had a look sat ...
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Does there exist a VNC solution with Audio for Windows 7?

I have two Windows 7 machines: one is a laptop that I use regularly and the other is a desktop that's hooked up to a large TV and some nice speakers. I want to use VNC to project my laptop onto the ...
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VNC and VPN working together problem

Here is the situation. I connect via VNC to a computer running UltraVNC server. Then, I connect to a VPN on the UltraVNC server computer that I 've just connected to. Once the VPN connection is ...
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Virtual monitor / desktop accessable through vnc only (windows 7)

I have the following challenge. I would like a virtual monitor / desktop on my windows 7 pc which is not neccessarily visible to me when i use the pc. Instead i want to access this virtual screen only ...
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VNC into an Ubuntu machine from a Mac?

I would like to log into my Ubuntu machine from my Mac. I tried running a VNC server on the Ubuntu machine with sudo x11vnc -shared -forever -nopw -display :0 -auth /var/lib/gdm/:0.Xauth and then ...
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Send Ctrl+Alt+Del over VNC with Windows Vista and UAC off?

I'm trying to set up a machine here with UltraVNC on Windows Vista with UAC off. The problem is, in this configuration, I can't send Ctrl + Alt + Del (CAD) to the Windows Vista machine, and ...
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Vncviewer Size is too Small

My Windows XP (on a laptop with a 12" monitor) is running the vncserver and I have a RedHat (on a desktop with a 19" monitor) running the vncviewer. The vncserver is 4.1.3. When I run the vncviewer, ...
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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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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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Multiple monitors on UltraVNC

I have UltraVNC installed as a silent service. I now have a dual monitor setup and want UltraVNC to use my secondary monitor instead of the old primary one. I'm running Windows 7. I use the HTTP Java ...
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Best fullscreen solution for vnc on linux

For development, I primarily depend on Eclipse and a GNU Screen session in a terminal. At work, I have dual monitors, and have them usually maximized on each of the screens. When I work from home, I ...
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VNC Viewer with Username?

Does anybody know of a free VNC viewer for Windows which allows one to specify a username? Specifically, I'm trying to find one to connect to my OS X shared desktop from Windows. Maybe I'm missing ...
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How to enable remote desktop in Red Hat?

How to enable the remote desktop in a Red Hat system?
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How to setup VNC on linux

Is it possible to have VNC running on ubuntu to share just 1 application running on the desktop instead of the whole desktop? Thank you.
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Send option/alt key press to OS X connected from Windows via VNC?

I recently started using a mac running Leopard Server remotely at work, using the RealVNC client to connect from my Windows XP workstation via the Leopard VNC server. As I need to do a fair amount ...
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How can I let someone just view my screen and not take control with a Mac 10.5 using VNC?

How can I let someone just view my screen and not take control with a Mac 10.5 using VNC?
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Guacamole, Tomcat, HTTPS-setup fails due to issues with certification

I'm using guacamole (http://guac-dev.org/) to access (parts of) my home (Debian) computer clientless, on the go. From my work computer (University Network) the screen is however not updating and only ...
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Remote Access without Teamviewer or Hamachi - Part 2 of 2

INTRODUCTION This discussion is a continuation from here: superuser.com/questions/610383/remote-access-without-teamviewer-or-hamachi/610396?noredirect=1#comment755389_610396 I want to remotely and ...
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How would you turn a tablet into a keyboard + easy-to-reach touchscreen (mirror the desktop) (not a touchpad) for a desktop PC?

How would you turn a tablet into a keyboard + easy-to-reach touchscreen (mirror the desktop) (not a touchpad) for a desktop PC? Numerous remote touchpads on Android I asked a question on ...
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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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can tightVNC be used to share a particular application window, rather the whole desktop?

I want to share only an application window to a remote user. I don't need whole desktop sharing. Is it possible to use tightVNC for this purpose? there is http://shared-app-vnc.sourceforge.net/ which ...
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Embedded VNC session

What I need is to allow a remote user access to a host machine (Ubuntu) via VNC. The catch is that the user should only be allowed to use a specific software and nothing else. My solution for now is ...