Virtual Network Computing - platform-independent remote display system

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Remote Desktop from Windows to Mac which actually works

I need to work on both Windows 8 and Mac Mavericks, Windows 8 being my main machine. I've been trying to do a remote desktop from Windows 8.1 to Mac. I tried different solutions VNC, TightVNC, ...
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Seting up vnc on mac through RPI ssh

I'm currently away from home, and I would like to access my iMac which is turned on in my place. I set up the mac screen sharing before I leave, but something went wrong, and I can't access it from my ...
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VNC just one screen from Windows to Mac

I'm looking to connect to a Mac system via VNC from a Windows system, but am looking for the feature similar to what is present in Apple Remote Desktop where I can choose which screen to show. The ...
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fedora 21 tigervnc resolution settings

I'm using fedora 21 remotely from Win7 remote desktop client. But the tigervnc screen resolution size is not properly set automatically. So I have to enter the following command every time after the ...
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Connecting through UVNC repeater

I have been working on finding a solution to connect a Windows VNC client to a Linux VNC server through a UVNC repeater. On an Ubuntu desktop I have x11vnc running and have been able to connect using ...
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VNC - two users at same time

I've set up VNC on my desktop (Linux) and I'm not sure how to configure it so that there can be two users using the desktop at the same time? Is VNC the correct tool for this or will it only allow one ...
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Use wired LAN network interface for Teamviewer and Wi-Fi interface for everything else

I need to make TeamViewer use my wired network card and web browsing traffic to use my Wi-Fi network card. I am using Windows XP. How can I make this happen? If the scenario above would not be ...
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Tablet as second monitor (RTMP)

Now i am using my tablet as second monitor. My solution works likes this i've added an extra monitor virtually (by forcing use VGA) and i have served my screen with tightVNC and connected to my pc ...
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How to emulate EDID on HTPC so it can be run headless

as my title, i need some way to make my HTPC think there is a screen connected, because when i connect to it thrue VNC or Teamviewer the screen is all black when there is no screen connected. so my ...
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tightVnc Viewer: no connection could be made

I have a VPS running ubuntu 14.10, I correctly installed VNC which ran fine for one day. However yesterday when I tried to connect to my VNC using tightvnc viewer it said no connection could be made ...
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Faster scroll speed for vncviewer when in full screen

I've started x11vnc on a machine with two screen and am using vncviewer from a single screen machine to connect to it. That is, the local window is smaller than the remote screen. In fullscreen mode ...
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remote control Raspberry Pi? [closed]

I have read somewhere that you are able to remotely control a raspberry Pi. I have already tried VNC, and tried finding TeamViewer for Raspbian, unfortunately without luck. Is it really possible or ...
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Is it OK to have kerberos-sec port open to the Internet in Mac OS X?

I’ve just bought my first Mac I want to connect it directly to the Internet in a colocation facility. Running nmap against it shows: Starting Nmap 6.40 ( http://nmap.org ) at 2015-02-18 21:54 GMT ...
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Locked out of VNC Viewer as keyboard has changed

I was using my VNC Viewer and whatever I did, the keyboard changed. I then got locked out of my window as when I was researching how to change the keyboard my session timed out. My password contains ...
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Increase VNC File Transfer Speeds

I have noticed that the UltraVNC upload file transfer speed (client -> server) over a LAN is reliably about 7kb/sec no matter the conditions. Interestingly, the download file transfer speed (server -> ...
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VNC/Steam game Streaming service with a Windows server with no monitor plugged in is only 640x480 resolution

VNC, Steam Streaming, and Windows 7 desktop only seem to support 640x480 resolution when there is no monitor plugged in. Is there an application that can "spoof" a monitor being plugged in? I'd like ...
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How do I properly start a vnc server on fedora?

I don't remember this being difficult last time I used vnc. This is what I've tried (I'm running fedora 21)... First off, install a vnc server. sudo yum install tigervnc-server ... y Now to ...
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Using Laptop Solely for VNC Connection to Desktop

Question: Would it be reasonable to use a laptop solely as a Virtual Network Connection (VNC) client of my main desktop's VNC server? If so, what would be the best method to use? Background: I have a ...
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How to change 'default resolution' of Windows 8 computer (without monitor, connected over VNC)?

I'm trying to connect to a bunch of servers (all running Windows 8) remotely using VNC. I only have one spare monitor to share between several servers, and when I start one up without the monitor ...
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Screen sharing from Windows to OSX

I want to access OSX from my Windows 7 computer. As far as I know, this can be done easily by clicking "allow VNC viewers" checkbox in OSX. The problem is that I need to do it on (a lot of) different ...
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Possible way to use desktop applications on your android device with almost no lag in remote area?

Can you use a Wireless LAN connection and appropriate device(s) to link an android smartphone and a desktop computer in a remote area, such as Antarctica, so that the smartphone can use an app like ...
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KVM to/from PCs

Is there a way to send keystrokes and mouse signal to a target machine without installing any type of software (even an OS) on the target machine? I want to do some repair and diagnostics-related ...
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how to startx on remote machine in gnu/linux

I would like to startx on a remote machine, having the X session on that remote machine's display/monitor. Background: My machines all run Arch linux, and they all dont use a graphical login manager ...
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Failure to connect to VNC server after upgrade to Fedora-20

On one of my servers (Chameleon - host for a number of VMs running different OS versions) I have two VNC server instances (Tiger VNC) on the host system - one for a root desktop and one for a plain ...
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RDP sessions logs out VNC session?

I have situation on my Windows 7 machine, where is active RDP service and running VNC (TightVNC) server. Let's say, that I'm logged in via VNC (VNC viewer). Then I want to connect via RDP. At this ...
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Export Linux Desktop to others via Web [closed]

Is there a way to show other people my Linux Desktop via web? I use Ubuntu 14.04 and have a web server with full root access. I searched the web and found vnc, but the view-client needs Java which ...
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VNC over Reverse SSH Tunnel or VPN?

Okay so I'm fairly new to SSH Tunneling, VPN, VNC, all that good stuff. *NOOB ALERT* I recently bought a Raspberry Pi and I loaded the Raspberry Pi release of Kali Linux on it. I have tried all day ...
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Manually compiled TigerVNC throws syntax error on Raspberry Pi

I want to set up TigerVNC (because it have XRandR support), on my Raspberry Pi B+. So I've downloaded sources from TigerVNC Github repo and compiled directly on Raspberry using CMake. It compiled ...
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The remote desktop screen is always a grey background

I used the methods described in this page and this one to connect to the Amazon EC2 ubuntu instance using remote desktop. But I always got a grey background shown in this image: The log file in ...
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make Xvfb listen only on local ip

to use graphical software even on my debian based systems without graphic cards (or in addition to its main graphic) i use the virtual frame buffer x server Xvfb. I am starting it with a little bash ...
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CRON @reboot vncserver?

Is there any reason per-user cronjobs running vncserver @reboot wouldn't run? When I reboot the machine and look into /var/log/syslog, I see the jobs being run, then cron saying (CRON) info (No MTA ...
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How do I restart a hung loginwindow?

I'm running OS X as a server (10.9.4) and the following things keep happening over and over. Things will run smoothly for a while and then the GUI will simply crap out. I'm not sure if it is caused ...
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How to open vnc viewer and login vnc with one command line

I download vnc viewer from here, i find it's a binary file, so my question is how to open vnc viewer and login vnc with one command line, for instance ruby -e "puts (File.read 'path/to/my/passwd')"| ...
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CentOS 7 - Screen Sharing - VNC - Unknown authType 18

I'm trying to set up VNC to my Cent OS 7, I look at HowTos/VNC-Server - CentOS Wiki page, unfortunately that applies to Cent OS 6 and as much to Cent OS 7, so I'm back to square one( ...
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Connect to remote VNC with only port 22 using putty

I'm trying to access my home server remotely and I only have port 22 available to me. From what I understand it's possible to tunnel into the server to be able to view VNC. So far all my efforts have ...
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How to share several desktop areas of one host to different clients

I'd like to set up the following screen sharing configuration: There are several areas of a screen shared so that each individual viewer (client = "Slave") connects to a different area only (and ...
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Is my VPN breaking my SSH or is something else going on? [raspberry pi, NOOBs]

My goal is to set up my Raspberry Pi such that it is always connected to my VPN and can be always accessed by SSH and VNC. I use PrivateInternetAccess and Open VPN. Using this article I figured out ...
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Setup home network for VNC

I own a macbook OS 10.10 and a desktop PC running Vista professional. I use an USB 3g modem in order to have internet access (I could use it on both computers), but I usually connect the macbook to ...
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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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Is it safe to remotely connect to an infected machine via VNC or TeamViewer?

Since there has to be some data transfer between any two machines that have established a connection, is it truly “safe” to connect from a clean computer to an infected one using VNC or TeamViewer?
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XEN HVM: GUI rendering artifacts on VNC

I'm facing a strange issue running Xubuntu (tried Ubuntu also, same problem with Unity, but no problem with Metacity) on Xen HVM while connecting to it via XEN's builtin VNC. Some parts of the user ...
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Any suggestions on a netbook/desktop setup to run Python for scientific computing?

This may seem like an inappropriate question that should be relegated to some hardware forum, but I love StackExchange for other things and thought perhaps you could help! I had my laptop stolen a ...
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Multiple VNC servers behind a NAT

I need to remotely access 100+ work computers (Windows XP, Vista and 8). The PCs are all on the same local network, their dynamic IPs set by DHCP. They're behind a NAT and the public IP address is ...
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Black VNC for a new user

I setup a user from ssh, but when I tried to log in with VNC client, it gave me a black screen. VNC works well for other users. I tried to log in with root's VNC, and setup a new user in vnc. But this ...
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Cannot change vncserver default geometry

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 (I think it's desktop...) and running vncserver to connect to it remotely. I can successfully set the resolution if I use the -geometry flag when starting the server, but I ...
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How to toggle Caps Lock status on remote Windows system?

Sometimes people turned on the Caps Lock on a remote Windows system which is running VNC service. When I connect to the remote system through VNC Viewer, the Caps Lock status on the local and remote ...
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How to configure RealVNC Viewer to display on only specific monitors instead of all monitors?

I am trying to configure RealVNC Viewer on Windows 7 64 bit, to use only 2 out of 3 available displays. I could come across UseAllMonitors option, setting which to true uses all 3 monitors, and not ...
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VNC Viewer showing black cursor in visual studio with black color theme

(I asked on Web and Server fault exchanges and they told me to post this here) I'm trying to read/write code remotely in VS2013 through VNC Viewer. I'm using a color theme in VS that has a black ...
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Remote desktop access (VNC) in China - how to get it working

I am trying to get remote desktop access via VNC from and to a windows7 machine working. The computer where the TigerVNC server is running (the usermode variant, the other wasn't working), is located ...
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Putty: 'Server unexpectedly closed network connection'

Putty 'Server unexpectedly closed network connection' I have been getting the 'Server unexpectedly closed network connection' (see Putty ends to an unexpected error and VNC shows terminal with error ...