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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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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 leave the remote screen locked when I ARD/VNC/etc. to my Mac?

I'm currently using Jolly's Fast VNC and Mac OS X's built-in VNC server (System Preferences, Sharing, Screen Sharing) to access my iMac remotely. Here's my problem: When I'm using the iMac remotely, ...
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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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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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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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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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Can a Linux VNC server scale the resolution to the client size?

I have a fairly small resolution (vertically) on my work PC and need to VNC into an Ubuntu desktop. At 1024*768 the window needs to scroll and rolls off the monitor's edge. With VirtualBox, the ...
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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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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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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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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 to prevent question mark cursor issue cause be Insert key when doing VNC to a mac?

I found out that when I press the Insert key on the client I will block the OS X VNC server by putting it in a "help mode" where you get the question mark mouse cursor. The mouse works but I cannot ...
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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 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): ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Linux SSH: connect to existing console?

I know how to SSH into a Linux machine from a generic terminal. My question is: Can I use a terminal only to display the contents on an existing console on the remote machine, ignoring my local ...
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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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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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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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Download and install newer KDE without root access?

Without being root, is it possible to download a newer version of KDE and use that as your window manager for a RealVNC server?
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How would I check the version of vncserver on Redhat?

I want to check which version of vncserver I am using in my linux box. What is the command for that? When I run which vncserver I get /usr/bin/vncserver P.S: I am running Red Hat Enterprise ...
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How do I make VNC faster/usable with Windows 7?

We always have been using RealVNC at work, sometines UltraVNC and both used to work nicely. With the shift of our (and our customers) PCs to Windows 7, the VNC tools are horrible. Not only are the ...
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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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ubuntu, issues using & on the command line

The issue Im having is when I use &. For example vncviewer 192.168.1.106 & This should run vncviewer in the background, allowing me to continue using terminal for other stuff. vncviewer on ...
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In need of a unique remote desktop/VNC solution

I was wondering if there was a solution already created that would be all web browser based without having the need to connect to anything else other than the web server port if you were the client. ...
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How do I use novnc on CentOS 6?

I came across novnc in a yum search, and wanted to use it so I installed. However, there is no information on how to actually use it. The novnc_server command exits with "Could not find vnc.html". The ...
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VNC Address Book - Window Invisible? Working as intended?

I have VNC Server and VNC Viewer on the same PC with Windows 7 Ultimate x64. Is VNC Address Book supposed to have a main application window? I can't tell if this is bugged or working as intended. ...
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Is there a VNC server that listens to a Unix socket instead of a TCP port? [closed]

I am trying to find a VNC server that can listen on a Unix domain socket instead of a TCP port (normally 5900). I have not found any VNC server software supporting this. I do know what domain ...
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How to set up reliable, cheap, always-on remotely administered pc

I want to communicate back & forth with my dad in another state. He's practically deaf, blind in 1 eye, cannot type, and has no patience for keyboards of any size. He cannot use a mouse. His IQ is ...
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tightvncserver on Xubuntu gives gray screen when logged in

I having trouble figuring out why I am getting a blank grey screen with an X cursor when I connect to a freshly installed vnc server. I have done some googling and cannot seem to find an answer to ...