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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Allow pasting text in Windows VNC client via simulated keystrokes

I would like to be able to paste local clipboard text into a remote VNC session via simulated keystrokes, as opposed to direct transfer of clipboard contents. Why? I am using Veency VNC server on my ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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VNC Viewer: Timed out waiting for a response from the host computer

I have VNC Server installed on my OS X 10.11 El Capitan as virtual machine on my VMware Workstation 12 Pro running on Windows Server 2012 R2. But when i try to connect to it with VNC Viewer, it says: ...
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SSH tunnel through two servers not asking for authentication for second server

I am trying to setup a SSH tunnel for VNC that goes through two servers as follows: windows -> gateway -> server -> destination I have a VNC server running on destination on :5901 ...
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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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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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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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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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Full Ubuntu 15.04 desktop (Unity) under VNC

I have tigervnc working 100% well. What do I have to write in my .vnc/xstartup file so that a FULL Ubuntu desktop comes on? I want to include: The proper application-dependent menu bar at the top ...
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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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Cannot connect to VRDE session

I'm trying to connect to a headless virtual machine, but the connection keeps on being closed: $ rdesktop 192.168.1.8:5012 Autoselected keyboard map en-us ERROR: Connection closed VRDE seems to be ...
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What protocol does TeamViewer use?

I was just teaching someone a little about SSH & VNC. I said I'd show him some things with TeamViewer. Then he asked me "Soo.. is this a VNC client? And I wasn't sure. What protocol does ...
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Vinagre host key?

Does vinagre (Remote Desktop Viewer) has host key, usually it is "Right Ctrl"? This is helpful to switch between remote keyboard shortcuts and host keyboard shortcuts. I use this program frequently ...
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Remote Installation of msi package over non domain network (windows)

I'm currently trying to audit our large (180+ sites) company and have been given a client to install, which I have both .msi and .exe installers for. The problem is, with about half these sites ...
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iPad VNC client that updates mouse position when it changes on the server?

I am looking for an iPad VNC client that has the mouse update setting either on by default or configurable. My goal is to use an old iPad as my monitor for my Raspberry Pi. I want to use the mouse ...
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How to View your Virtual Fake Monitor?

So I manage to create a virtual fake monitor (number 2) in Windows7. I even tried VLC media player to stream and view it but it seems so slow. any other suggestions? i also tried vnc, but some of them ...
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VNC in Kubuntu (KDE) 14.04 to inactive screen session?

I'm running Kubuntu 14.04. I have two KDE sessions logged in with two different users (alpha and bravo). In other words, I booted up, logged in as alpha, then clicked "Switch User" in the K start ...
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Is there a KVM solution where I can view and control multiple devices on a running computer? [closed]

I am looking for a Keyboard Video Mouse control to control multiple computers. Instead of the traditional way of time multiplexing a real monitor / keyb / mouse, I would like to see all the screens as ...
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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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Could not remotely control PC when doing certain stuff

I'm using the newest version of tightvnc, I have no problems accessing some PCs but when i'm trying to install something or change something like registry keys I suddenly can't give any input, mouse ...
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(VNC) port opening issue on windows 7

I want to be able to access my pc with VNC from a remote location. Because my pc is behind a router (TP-Link WR841N) with NAT enabled, I've forwarded the the required port (5900) to my pc's local IP-...
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Access local USB port from remote machine via TightVNC?

Is there a way to "mount" a USB port on my local machine port onto my remote machine via TightVNC? I am doing this so I can plug in my Android phone to my local machine and my remote machine will be ...
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VNC server on a Tails installation?

Can I install a VNC server on a Tails installation ? I want to have a dedicated box with tails that I can connect to using a laptop for video and input/output.
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CentOS 7 server Trying to install GUI

I ordered a VPN 12 gb ram, 6 cores etc. For testing and educational purposes First i take only a SSH console connection nothing more. I install first VNC Server via command line. and all worked fine!...
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How to share putty session/screen with others in same network?

I am working on a windows machine which connects to Linux server, and I feel need of sharing my Putty session (for linux server) with others in my team (remotely located). All of us are in same ...
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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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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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Why is VNC slow to display the initial frames?

I have a Windows 7 PC running a VNC server, and a Linux (CentOS 7) machine. The Windows 7 machine runs a batch script wrapped around plink to maintain an outgoing SSH tunnel to the Linux machine, with ...
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TightVNC External Remote Access Raspberry Pi [duplicate]

I am running into some trouble accessing my Raspberry Pi (running Raspbian) from my WAN IP. TightVNCserver is installed and running on port 5901 on the Raspberry Pi. Port forwarding is enabled on ...
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Make RDP & VNC work within home LAN network?

I just need to open up posts/ forwards/ triggers on both Routers, not sure exactly HOW: RDP: 3389 VNC: 5900 I've already tried a few googled tutorials. It's not working. The machines can access ...
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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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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 ...