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Port(s) not forwarding?

I have cable internet service through Charter Communications and feed two desktop computers through a Linksys RP614v3 router. One system is my wife's running WinXP Home Edition and the other is mine, ...
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Virtual VNC screen/workspace

I've got one monitor (the family TV) attached to my Ubuntu 8.04 system, and when I need to work on it I usually VPN into it from another PC. However I'd like to be able to VPN in even when it's in ...
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VNC connection from Windows to Mac drops immediately

This tutorial describes in detail how to setup a remote desktop from Windows to a Mac using putty tools and VNC. However, my connection is immediately dropped after authentication. (i.e. tunneling ...
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How to avoid ugly dithering when running KDE over VNC?

I'm currently setting up a new Xen paravirt domain running KDE (4.2.2, from Kubuntu 9.04). As I have been unable to get the virtual framebuffer working in it, I've decided to set up VNC (from the ...
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Allowing VNC connections into Linux Mint

Do any programs need to be installed that aren't included in the default install of Linux Mint in order for it to allow VNC connections?
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Mac OS X 10.5 VNC Resolution independent of hardware display

Is it possible to set the VNC display resolution that is independent of the hardware resolution when you are using OS X 10.5 Screen Sharing? I have a macbook and a windows box with 3 monitors. I'd ...
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What is the correct way to kill a vncsession in linux?

When I run the following command in my remote linux box that I connect to from my windows 7 laptop via VNC I get the following : [subhrcho@slc04lyo ~]$ ps -ef|grep vnc subhrcho 20113 19804 0 21:40 ...
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How do I control a Win XP computer from a Windows 7 one?

What’s the best (free) way to remote control a Windows XP computer from a Windows 7 (Pro) one? i.e. I want to see the Win XP desktop on my Win 7 pooter and be able to run software remotely (although ...
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How can I share a single application window with TightVNC?

I am looking for a tool that allows single window sharing using VNC. From the TightVNC what's new page under TightVNC 1.3dev1, Win32 development (unstable) version, it says Implemented partial ...
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Any VNC viewer support zooming?

Is there any VNC viewer that allows you to zoom out? The desktop computer that I VNC into has a resolution that's considerably larger than the laptop I'm viewing with. The scroll bars in Chicken of ...
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VNC on windows 7 with administrator rights

I have a weird problem with VNC server (UltraVNC) on windows 7. I can connect to the server with no problems and use it as it should be. Until.. I try to launch some application with administrator ...
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Get a higher resolution on a remote Window-7 machine (via VNC)

I'm building a Windows 7 machine to be operated headlessly with VNC. I want to set the resolution to match the monitor that will be used (at 1680x1050) instead of the resolution of the monitor ...
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What desktop collaboration software can share a single application?

What collaboration software products supports sharing of a single application only? Ideally outputting a standard VNC Client compatible data stream. Thank you
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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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Where do I find a free (open source preferably) VNC management tool?

I am trying to get remote internal setup for our business. Basically, I just want to remote desktop into any computer on the network. I don't want to use LogMein, because I only want it to be internal ...
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How to make a USB bootable stick for installing Fedora or Centos using VNC?

I have a PC with no option for a keyboard. I have to install the operating systems without a keyboard or mouse. I have to make a bootable USB stick which can allow me to connect to the PC from my ...
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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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Local port forwarding on a mac

I need to have the mac take traffic coming into it on one port send the traffic to a different but still local port. I.e. Traffic comes in on port 1234 and transfers to port 5900 (vnc) This is ...
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Using a vnc client through ssh tunnel

Laptop(osx-home network)------>Host1(linux-pc-college network)---->Host2(linux-pc-using vncserver on port 5901, can only be accessed from host1) I can access host2 through ssh using: [user@laptop ~]...
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VNC as a Support Tool Over the Internet

I'd like to set up an environment where I can use VNC to remotely support my clients over the internet. No VPNs and no port forwarding involved. I've used the UltraVNC repeater in the past, but the ...
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How to set up TightVNC Java viewer index.html on web server?

I've got the Java TightVNC viewer applet set up with the provided index.html on my Mac OS X 10.6.3 with web sharing enabled. Using a remote computer I was able to get to the webpage but I only see a ...
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Using Raspberry Pi as a thin client to Ubuntu

I just got a Raspberry Pi and want to try to use it as a thin client to Ubuntu so that I can browse the web and run applications. What programs do I have to run on the Raspberry Pi to do this? What ...
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Is there any way to disable “Windows has detected your computer's performance is slow” notification/action in Windows 7 when using VNC?

Whenever I access my Windows 7 (Professional, 64-bit) desktop through a VNC client (TightVNC on laptop or VNC Viewer on iPhone), Windows pops up the "Windows has detected your computer's performance ...
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VNC Desktop in the cloud

I want: a virtual server that does nothing but run a web browser and pipe I/O through VNC. For: getting a full web browser that renders fast on any device that runs a VNC client including pocketables ...
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TightVNC server not getting right-clicks from Mac Screen Sharing/VNC client?

I am using Apple's Screen Sharing client in OS X 10.6.2, to connect to TightVNC running on Win XP. But TightVNC is not receiving right-clicks. Scaling is on, and everything else is working fine. I do ...
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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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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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VNC to VM shows a black screen

I'm working under Windows 7, running VMWare (Workstation 7) and I have an Ubuntu VM. I have set up a VNC hook in the VM settings. Trouble is, when I try to connect to is via VNC, it connects just fine ...
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OS X Lion VNC no longer works

I enjoyed using VNC from my iPad to my Mac Pro running Snow Leopard without issues. Since upgrading to OS X Lion, I am no longer able to log in remotely. I can connect, but I now see the OS X login ...
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Executing a program on a remote computer over the net

I'm looking for a small, free Windows app that will allow me to execute a command line on a remote PC over the net - to start a program or reboot. The reason is this; I normally leave TeamViewer ...
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Increase MacBook Pro's screen resolution or zoom out past largest res

I have a 15" MacBook Pro with a native (and maximum) desktop resolution of 1440 x 900. Is there any utilities out there that would let me increase this? Because this is an LCD display, I imagine if ...
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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): Gtk-...
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Fast Desktop Sharing Over LAN?

I have a Macbook and a Windows Vista box hooked up to the same switch, I'd like to be able to remote into the Macbook from the Vista box, and get decent graphics. Currently I'm using Vine Server for ...
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Sharing a single window/application on OS X thru VNC?

I'd like to share a single application (or window) via VNC so I can have another user use an application on my OS X box. The closest thing I've found is SharedAppVNC but it doesn't seem to play well ...
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Check wifi connection without actually connecting to the wifi

I am trying to switch Wi-Fi from a headless pi over tightvnc viewer but want to make sure that my connection settings are correct without risking losing my current connection. Lets say I am currently ...
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Cannot start chromium on vncserver without --no-sandbox option

I've got server with Debian 7.0 and I installed vnc4server with fluxbox and chromium (same happens on google chrome, though) on it. When I try to open chromium, I get this error: PID namespaces ...
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VNC single click and UAC on Windows 7

I work for an IT consulting company and we have been using UltraVNC Single Click to remote in to our users' desktops. It has been working really well and our techs have been very satisfied with this ...
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What is the lightest weight solution for controlling 2 machines from the same monitor(s)

I have 2 desktops at the office. I use the main one in dual monitor mode and I tend to max out its meager reasources between web browsers (for code testing) a music or other media player and all of my ...
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Access Windows box from Linux

how can I access Windows box from Linux both GUI, or non GUI? opposite of something like VNC or SSH.
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OS X: What remote support solution can be installed with the fewest clicks after a grandma is given a link?

Preferably free please. Edit 1: Please bare in mind how much effort, e.g: clicks and key presses is it from download to screen sharing! Compiling a custom reverse VNC connecting app to a pkg file ...
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How do I change the XRDP keyboard layout to en-gb in Ubuntu 12.04?

Does anybody know how to change the keyboard layout to en-gb in an XRDP session on Ubuntu 12.04? I am using mstsc.exe to connect to an XRDP server hosting an XVNC session, however I cannot work out ...
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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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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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Remote Desktop Alternatives to Windows 7 Starter [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the best Remote Desktop Application? I just discovered that my beloved Windows 7 Starter cannot as an RDP server, by design. What alternatives are there for ...
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How do I switch in/out of fullscreen mode from the command line in RealVNC?

How do I switch in/out of fullscreen mode from the command line in RealVNC? This would be very handy, allowing me to keep my hands on the keyboard when I need to check my email (in Windows).
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How to remote log on mac, but not show my action to other users

I want to log remotely from my computer to box with Mac, when I do it with build in Mac's VNC server, user that sits by this mac can see my action. I do not want them to see it (like in windows when I ...
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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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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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How to setup firewall ports via logon script

I work as IT suport for public service. We use domain controller and logon scripts. These scripts are pretty helpful, since they can automatically install printers and add network folders as local ...
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Is it possible to make a Remote Desktop connection private from people physically watching the screen?

When I use VNC or RDP to remotely control my office computer, as far as I'm aware, someone standing in front of my computer could be seeing everything I'm doing. Furthermore, if I lose my connection ...