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Run two X sessions

I would like to run XBMC on one session and the Ubuntu Desktop on another. Basically the computer is connected to my TV through HDMI. XBMC should show up on that. Now, The final setup should be XBMC ...
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How can I elegantly manage a machine for running slideshows using VNC or RDP?

I have a WinXP professional machine that is connected to a video distribution system. It needs to display a slideshow on screen, and this slideshow will be changed every weekend or so. The person ...
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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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Can not connect to VNC server on Ubuntu 14.04 over SSL using winsokify

I found this thread: noVNC over SSL, and it helped me a lot. But I am getting an error message. You see my issue is that I get a session to the SSL interface but I get an error stating: unsupported ...
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Start vino-server (VNC) before login on Linux CentOS

I'm using the default vino-server package to access my CentOS 6 workstation via VNC. It works ok, but only AFTER I locally login on the workstation. I need to have vino-server start BEFORE the login, ...
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Daisy Chain a VNC

Part 1. Theoretically, would daisy chaining a VNC work? EG, If I wanted to VNC into a specific computer on a different network could I VNC into a computer onto that network and ultimately get into the ...
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Connecting to display on discrete video card over VNC rather than integrated

I have a Windows 7 computer with an integrated graphics card, and a discrete AMD graphics card. I will not be connecting a monitor to this computer, I will only be VNC-ing into the computer from a ...
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Loose focus vnc viewer issue

The question has already been asked here, but my requirements are slightly different. When I run my application in vnc viewer, and click on start menu from vnc toolbar and back to my application, ...
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Duplicate display on seperate x sessions

At work I have a dual monitor set up, both high res screens but when I work from home I am on a laptop with a much lower resolution but need to vnc to my office machine. Currently I use a VNC session ...
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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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copy-paste in VNC (unix)

I have a copy-paste issue when connected to the VNC client. I am running the "vncconfig &" as requested and copy-paste works as expected. After few hours/day, the copy-paste function stop working ...
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LinuxMintDebianEdition mate 32bits VNC no keyboard

I can't use my keyboard trought a vnc session and i've the same problem with X2GO on my lmde server. It works on the search menu and I can use the mouse.
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Use displays on Linux machine to extend Windows Desktop [duplicate]

I have a Linux server with two monitors standing next to my Windows 8.1 machine. Since I won't be actually interfacing with server too much I would like to use its two monitors to extend my Windows ...
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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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Windows Server 2012 Remote desktop substitution

Is it possible to substitute the program that Windows Server 2012 by default uses for remote desktop with another program? I need a program that can handle OpenGL, and it is my understanding that by ...
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Remote control Nokia Lumia from PC

Sorry if this isn't the right place to ask.. I can VNC to and control my jailbroken iPhone from a PC, but does anyone know if this is possible with a Nokia Lumia?
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Can't see the desktop with vnc on kubuntu 13.10

I have installed vnc server: sudo apt-get install vnc4server then I set a password and start it doing vncserver I connect to this server with my vnc client..it works. Problem is that I get a ...
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Why is vncserver resizing my taskbar?

I connect to a Windows 7 workstation now and then, that has the taskbar aligned with the left edge of the screen. It's set to a width wider than the default to show more than only the icons on the ...
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Gamestream accellerated VNC application?

Steam currently has it's in-home streaming solution in he beta install of the application. This tech lets you stream your game over a VNC-like protocol to local devices but uses hardware encoding on ...
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How to set up GUI remote control to Linux on Azure from Windows?

I have built the following VM in Windows Azure for a small web server for my client. Client OS: Windows 8 Server OS: Using OpenLogic's Linux CentOS 6.5 from Azure list In the Server, the following ...
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VNC over SSH tunnel between Ubuntu Desktops 12.04 ¿All three 22, 5900 and 6000 ports open?

Ok, finally I got VNC over SSH tunnel working on LAN, but the objective is to use it on Internet, so I'm a little worried about the open ports the server has. Scanning the ports, I can see these ports ...
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Putty ends to an unexpected error and VNC shows terminal with error

That's all I've for making a connection to debian VPS at time: VNC and PuTTY ends with Server unexpectedly closed network connection Is there any solution to this or I should ask for a new ...
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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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Permanent open GUI session on remote computer (Ubuntu Server 12.04)

I'm looking for this (using Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 and Ubuntu Server 12.04): I need 1 machine (A) with an nonstop open session, because it has several programs which I need to be running constantly. I ...
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VNC non copyleft alternative

Is there a commercial friendly open source licensed VNC alternative available ? I have .Net windows forms application. I am looking for a way to package VNC like solution to allow remote support. ...
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How do I get VNC to do fullscreen on 2 of 3 monitors

At work, I has a schmansy setup where I connect to two nice monitors via USB3. When using these, my laptop screen can also be active. RealVNC hsa the use all monitors option. What I really want is ...
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Remote/VNC/TeamViewer like over http (internet)

My customer's enviroment is very secure. Only http ports are open. I have a .net based windows forms application. I want to package something like Team Viewer within the application so that the user ...
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Remote VNC or RDP session is different from the one being shown on monitor hooked on RPi

Bringing this from stack overflow. I just bought a Raspberry Pi and hooked it up on my TV via HDMI. Later, I installed tightvncserver on it, and I also followed this guide ...
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is there a functional RDP server for Linux? e.g. does FreeRDP actually work as server?

from wikipedia it is not clear whether there are any legit RDP servers for Linux. Most of what it talks about seems to be alternative / non Microsoft clients intended to communicate with built-in ...
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Boot loader in pxe

I´m setting up a pxe/tftp server. I´m for now setting it up with pxelinux, from syslinux system. I saw this table wich make me doubt about if I made the right choice. I need to know wich of those ...
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How to remote-access a running program in linux?

I left a program (netbeans) running on a remote computer and I'd like to save the session (I know, I know |-( ), and exit, so I can work at my current location. I do have access to that computer via ...
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Virtual desktop solution for home

I have a Linux server at home and would like to set up a Windows virtual machine on it that my girlfriend would access using her old laptop as a "thin" client. Her laptop is really old and my server ...
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KVM Graphical Guest on Headless Server

I have a headless server running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I was able to install KVM and its helper packages with no problem. However, now, I am trying to get a desktop KVM guest installed. I've run into ...
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Remotely Administer Desktops [closed]

Example of accessing a single computer would be to do some helpdesk work Example of accessing many or all of them at the same time would be to install an update or change a setting on all of them ...
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How to set up unique x-server instance for each vnc login

I'm trying to set up a server for analysing MEG data where it's possible for multiple users to simultaneously run unique instances of Matlab on unique X instances. We have 32 gb ram and an SSD, so I'm ...
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How to transmit locally entered modifier keys or shortcuts to the remote desktop via VNC? Mask or escape them somehow?

I am connected to a xmonad desktop but am only able to use the first workspace. How can I change to other workspaces? Furthermore: If the last terminal is closed, I can’t do anything. How can I open ...
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Send the key combination not the special character from RealVNC through to IntelliJ

I'm using IntelliJ on a Redhat machine running gnome. I'm remoting to that machine from a windows 7 machine using RealVNC. In IntelliJ, ctrl-alt-o automatically optimises imports, however when I press ...
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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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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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Startx: Could not load modules.dep.bin

I am helping a friend setup an ubuntu server, but since he is not familiar with terminal, I am installing a Desktop. The Ubuntu version is Ubuntu 13.10 Server edition. What I did was: sudo apt-get ...
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vncserver -localhost and ssh tunneling

I'm trying to setup a ssh tunneled vnc connection from my centos 5.10 machine and I've been following some online tutorials such as this one: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Vncserver. I'm ...
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Is it possible to setup remote play for PC games

Specifically, is it possible for a desktop with a decent graphics card (say suitable for Eve Online combat at laptop resolution), to provide remote play to a laptop on wifi or 4G? I took a run at ...
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I want to RDP to my server that is behind a squid3 proxy

I want to be able to rdp into my server behind squid3 proxy (on ubuntu). This is a windows 2000 server and is used for testing. I need it behind a proxy so that it is off my normal network as it is a ...
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How to set up Ultra VNC (UVNC) so it refreshes automatically

Using Ultra VNC (latest version as of Jan 2014) with host only on target PC (win XP SP3 or Win 7) and viewer - inside a LAN: the remote access works fine EXCEPT that on any changes made from the ...
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OpenSuse 11.4 hard free space decreases to zero without any running program

I have a one-user linux OpenSuse 11.4 on my HP proliant server and I always connect to it with TightVCN. The server settings are: core file size (blocks, -c) 0 data seg size ...
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Connect HDMI or Displayport to PC and display output with window (Windows 7, Mac Mini)

To clarify, What I want to be able to do is the following: I have 3 monitors and have all of them connected to my windows machine. The specs are not important as i suspect I will need new hardware ...
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Network Security Compromised (Need Advice) VPN, VNC, XP

I'm running a small LAN with no WiFi. 2 XP machines, 1 Vista, 2 printers, and a DVR for security cameras. Last week I set up RealVNC (the personal version, with no encryption) so that I could Remote ...
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What is the minimum Internet connection speed I need to be able to VNC/RemoteDesktop effectively? [closed]

Title says it all. I know latency and network-hops are a factor, yet hard to shop for. I want to run VNC or NX or RemoteDesktop or whatever, and interact with a machine sitting in my office, doing ...
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Using Neorouter Free

I want to try out Neorouter as an alternative for Teamviewer or Logmein. I've installed the server on my Ubuntu desktop, opened a Windows VM, installed the client, and I can login to the server. I ...
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Hide my RDP state

I have an application (Shoretel Communicator) that tries to be "intelligent" when I RDP and disables some key functionality that I enjoy when I am actually at the computer (like answering the phone ...