Virtual Network Computing - platform-independent remote display system

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Secure reverse UltraVNC connection to bypass firewall

My clients and service run on mostly Windows 7. I need help setting up a secure reverse connection with UltraVNC between me and a client.(Me=Viewer, Client=Server) Here is my situation: I want to ...
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I need to send what is on the 6th screen of a Windows 7 machine to another screen

On a computer with 6 screens attached I need to send the content of screen 6 (it can't be the primary monitor) to another screen which isn't physically attached to the computer. The place the image is ...
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A remote desktop such as VNC but only for input device not for output device

I have a Linux desktop and a Macbook. The thing is I usually use those machines side by side and having multiple mouse and keyboard is confusing. I know I could use ssh or VNC to control Linux ...
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Is there a way to get tightvnc to host the native display :0?

tightvncserver starts up just fine using :1, :2, etc, None of the control the default X Server on the monitor itself. If I change it to :0 I get this error A VNC server is already running as :0 If ...
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Working with Vegas Movie Studio remotely?

Are there any remote desktop solutions that can be used for accessing applications that feature large animated graphics, in particular Sony Vegas Movie Studio? I am aware of TurboVNC. However, that ...
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Remote desktop with OpenGL?

From an Android tablet, I want to remotely access Windows 3D applications (primarily Rhino 3D). Is it possible to have a 3D application send the OpenGL commands via the network to a client on the ...
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VNC Not Connecting to saved connection

I am having difficulty with a VNC problem, it is a connection to a server that I use on a daily basis. however today I tried to select the saved connection and it failed to connect, displaying the ...
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remote access gurus : assistance needed accessing system with vnc stuck on a black screen after video driver update

I have a system I have no physical access to that is booting into the windows 8 desktop automatically. windows own remote desktop services are disabled and the system is otherwise exactly as ...
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how to login to RealVNC automatically(without giving user/password every time)

any idea how to login to RealVNC automatically(without giving user/password every time). like how we can login to putty: putty.ext username@11.222.43.64 -pw password
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noVNC in ubuntu not working

I cloned noVNC to my local vm: $ git clone git://github.com/kanaka/noVNC then I just ran what they said on their README.md Use the launch script to start a mini-webserver and the ...
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Is it possible to paste the Windows clipboard in TightVNC

My VPS provider gave me VNC credentials which I can use to connect to my VPS. After TightVNC Viewer connects, I want to be able to paste my password. There are a number of buttons on the toolbar, for ...
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Disable volume controls in KDE / KMix Without Root Access

I'm using KDE on CentOS through a VNC session, and I never intend for any sound to be used in this session, it is always completely silent. When I have the VNC client open (in Windows) and I press ...
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Screen blank after VNC session

I have a strange problem occurring. I am using UVNC to login to a computer (has happened on several) and just sometimes after I get disconnected (or I disconnect) the screen at the other end goes ...
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Remote Desktop with few options: troubleshooting

I need to remote desktop my laptop to my pc. They sit right next to each other. The laptop and the PC are on different DNS, Subnet, and Gateway addresses. (They are using different routers). So I ...
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VNC : Console does not accept any keyboard/mouse inputs

I have used and configured vnc many a times before but facing this strange issue for the first time. Here are my steps of configuring vnc on Amazon (RHEL 6.2 64-bit, AMI: ami-2fd5441f): Server ...
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VNC viewer does not refresh/update the screen

I have VNC Server installed on Windows 8 Desktop Machine. I havw VNC Viewer Installed on Windows 7 Laptop, I don't know what I am doing wrong but my VNC Viewer won't update/refresh the screen after ...
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Max OSX 10.9 Mavericks Messages no longer has auto screen sharing?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b905lm4AeAU In the days of iChat you could allow a user to be allowed automatic access to screen sharing. This was great because I could access my parents' machine ...
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Solution for HPC with Matlab and Linux

I have the following problem. I want to install Matlab as root on a remote computer with graphical user interface installed. I've a campus license that can be installed on 4 different computers (or ...
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How to set up x11vnc on freshly installed ubuntu server with no gui?

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 server on my remote server, and then proceeded to use tasksel to install ubuntu-desktop (which means GNOME i think). all remotely. Now i'm logged on and want to start X and ...
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Getting started with VNC

I have subscribed to a VPS service for the purpose of running some remote applications. To do this I'm going to need a remote desktop of one sort or another. With this in mind it was suggested that ...
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Vnc viewer authentication failure

I recently backed up my data and I had moved the vnc viewer executable from my PC to my portable hard disk. Realizing that I no longer had vnc, I got the latest one, but all of a sudden I could not ...
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regarding swp files and same file opened in different vnc

I have different VNCs at work and many times, i forget to save or close some files opened in gvim. Later, I'll open up the same file in another VNC. Though it'll tell me that it is already opened ...
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Why should I care to set up SSH for VNC?

Assuming that the content of the screen I operate on doesn't contain any sensitive information, does tunneling VNC (TightVNC) session through SSH makes my VNC server less prone to attacks and ...
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Mac connects to server through dyndns loop back instead through local network

in our office, we have several people working with macs. A mac mini with several external external hdd's provides storage and backup capabilities for our collaborative work. Recently, we hired an it ...
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Screen sharing via SSH tunnel on OS X

I have two desktop machines which I would like to do screen sharing (vnc connection) with (Machine A -> Machine C). But I would like to connect via a SSH tunnel on Machine B. How can I do this? Both ...
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2 routers at home- how to connect with VNC?

I have two routers at home. First router is upstairs and is connected to the cable modem. 2nd router is downstairs and acts as "signal booster" for the 1st router. Devices connected to the upstairs ...
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Accessing RaspberryPi from network with GUI (VNC on ArchLinux)

I've just installed ArchLinux on RaspberryPi. I would like to be able to connect to RaspberryPi with GUI, but there is no X server installed. What packages should I install to be able to use VNC for ...
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Determining what coordinates I click on VNC

Is there an easy way to determine the coordinates I'm hitting (server-side) with VNC or a VNC viewer? Or a logging feature server-side that'll spit out what coordinates I'm clicking? A VNC viewer ...
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Setting up VNC on headless Mac Mini server

I am trying to do Android UI testing with jenkins using a headless mac mini server as my build agent. From what I have gathered the easiest way to do this is to use the Xvnc plugin, however in order ...
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Connection from Blackberry Q10 to tigerVNC server with “JAVA” failure

Details. Blackberry Q10 Running bVNC PRO from the BBerry 10 App world. Trying to connect to a tigerVNC server on a windows 7 (Home premium) computer (running on a lenovo idea pad z580) I followed ...
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VNC via socks SSH proxy tunnel

I can connect to my private work network using putty and following setting: hostname: login.abc.com , port:5022, SSH Forwarded Ports: D8888 This opens an SSH socks proxy which allows me to access ...
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Is there a way to get a separate desktop for each user logged in through VNC? [duplicate]

Hi I am accessing my desktop remotely through VNC server/client connection. I used Vino to establish a remote connection. Now the app which I am building requires provision of a different section in ...
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'zoom out' on linux/VNC viewer

Until recently I have used vnc viewer to scale my desktop down. I would start my server with a huge desktop size, then set my viewer to fit to scale. This effectively shrunk not just the text but ...
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Running vncserver from screen

At work, we use VNC to run a graphical session on a remote Linux server from Windows-based client laptops (sigh). I have a laptop with a much lower resolution than the external monitor on my desk at ...
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RDP: Using host's keyboard and mouse?

This may sound crazy... but is there any way to use the host's keyboard and mouse when using RDP? I mean there is a headless Windows machine in my room. I often use Remote Desktop on one of my idle ...
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Is it reasonable to deploy PCoIP for 1 to 1 configurations? [closed]

I frequently need to connect from my laptop at remote locations back to my primary work PC. I've been using Remote Desktop for this (over VPN of course). It's usable, but I'd like better ...
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Gaming over LAN, VNC alternative?

Okay, I've done more than a little homework about this and am starting to think that the world is somehow opposed to this idea. I have a laptop in my house, SB Core i3 with a GMA HD GPU which is ...
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Force mouse pointer to show on touchscreen Windows 8 device

I am trying to use VNC to control a Windows 8 tablet. Because the device does not have a mouse, it will not show a pointer, even when I'm connecting to it with VNC. The specific VNC client I'm using ...
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Share specific desktop or space with OSX

How can I share a specific desktop or space so I can connect to it via VNC? I do a lot of local development and it would be nice to VNC into my laptop with my iPad and have all my local hostnames and ...
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Are there tools for tunneling connections over a VNC (or RFB) connection?

Note: This is not, repeat not a question about tunneling VNC over something else, e.g. SSH. That's an entirely different thing. Setup I have a machine M1 on some network segment which is accessible ...
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VNC to Linux from MAC OSx up/down arrow keys not working

up/down array keys are not being sent to VNC from my MAC OS. left/right arrow keys are fine.
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VNC Locking Up After Authentication Failures

I have VNC server set up on a Mint machine and need to have 1 or 2 users access a program on the server. It's all working except that the port is getting NUMEROUS attempts to login to VNC from all ...
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emacs set mark doesn't work in vnc

I'm finding that the set-mark-command command in emacs doesn't always work when I'm logged in with VNC. When everything is working, I issue the set-mark command and move the point up or down a few ...
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Vnc using port forwarding from windows

In order to vnc from home into my work desktop running linux I have to take some quite complicated steps. I have to first connect to the work server linux box and from there I can connect to my work ...
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VNC Server Screen Size - xrandr -q shows mode larger than 1024x768 not available - how to fix?

I need to have my VNC viewer session to a Linux PC display a larger screen. On the Linux PC I am VNC'd into, the command xrandr -q shows only 4 modes available, the largest being 1024x768. Comparing ...
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How to join a Windows Remote Desktop Connection session?

A remote worker is RDC-ing into a Win7 PC in my LAN and I need to connect occasionally and collaborate with him inside his session, from a Mac. The hacks that allow multiple RDC clients per session ...
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VNC with user queue [closed]

I'm searching for a VNC with a queue. Ie, when someone connect to a desktop and someone is already there, it would add him to a queue, warn the existing user and then, when he releases control, tell ...
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VNC Connection: Bypassing Firewall Using VPS

I have a friend who lives far away and needs technical support. So far I've been unable to diagnose the problem over the phone, so I was looking to use a VNC connection to remotely troubleshoot his ...
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Remote Access without Teamviewer or Hamachi - Part 2 of 2

INTRODUCTION This discussion is a continuation from here: superuser.com/questions/610383/remote-access-without-teamviewer-or-hamachi/610396?noredirect=1#comment755389_610396 I want to remotely and ...
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Crossing networks with PC laptop and Mac Mini…Screen Sharing with Server Blindness?

I know there are ways to use VNC or TeamViewer to control a mac mini remotely. These solutions appear to involve the Mac Mini getting settled onto a network. Then--while it's connected to a ...