Virtual Network Computing - platform-independent remote display system

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Vnc and ssh tunnelling not working

I am trying to access my work computer (server C) via vnc. I have root on this machine. I can't access it directly so I have to go via server B. I have done the following steps. First on my local ...
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VNC Port Forwarding with DD-WRT

I am having issues with accessing my PC via VNC externally. I have read various documentation and forums with people having the same problem, but am still stuck. I am able to log in to my VNC ...
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Xvnc via systemctl : how to use “xhost +”

I would like to run Xvnc on Fedora 16 as a service. Not vncserver, given that carries the weight of a full window manager, but just Xvnc to start X. I would also like "xhost +" to run on the X ...
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Autohotkey: remap dead key+letter combination

I'm trying to use Autohotkey to map ´+a to something different than the á that is expected in my Spanish keyboard. This thread gives me the impression that it is not possible, but I'm just a ...
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Not able to login in VNCViewer

I created new user in Linux VM from root user with Putty. And closed Putty session. I login with my new user. I run command vncserver -geometry 1800x900 it gave some session id like : ...
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VNC Server in Client Web Browser?

I see a lot of solutions such as noVNC, Flashlight VNC, etc, that implement a VNC client in the web browser, but are there any solutions that implement a VNC server in the browser, client-side, ...
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Raspberry Pi Fedora 18 ARM Remix Remote Desktop from Windows 7

I've installed the Fedora 18 ARM Remix for Raspberry Pi onto the SD card of my RasPi (type B). When connected by HDMI, Fedora and XFCE4 come up fine and without the HDMI i'm able to login through SSH ...
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uvnc - connecting to a nat without port forwarding

How can I connect to a vnc server from outside of that LAN without setting up port forwarding,m assuming there are no ports blocked. I have the network IP and the PC's ip on that network. I've ...
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Are there other softwares like VNC in Linux like Windows Remote Desktop Connection Tool?

Are there other softwares like VNC thats is a remote desktop viewer like VNC but connects to the original screen rather than a virtual one. I m using ubuntu and i would really like to have a tool in ...
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VNC doesn't work unless Server is running in User mode and RDP session is active

I'm having a very strange issue trying to use RealVNC 5.0.5 on my Windows 7 PC. I can't connect via VNC unless I have a standard Windows Remote Desktop connection open and have started the User mode ...
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Difficulty to enable a remote desktop connection to Ubuntu from Mac

I'm trying to perform a remote desktop connection to my Ubuntu system from Mac. I had installed the vnc on ubuntu and trying to use Finder to connect. The problem is I'm getting a error message: ...
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Can't connect to X11 window server using ': 2.0' as the value of the DISPLAY variable

I have connected Linux server (centos 64bit)using VNC viewer. Then I have tried to run java swing application using this command (java -jar app.jar). I am getting this error "Can't connect to X11 ...
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Is there a more graceful way of listing vncserver sessions than just getting the list of running PIDs?

How do you list your vncserver sessions? This article says to do this: $ cat ~/.vnc/*.pid 5910 6790 16589 21891 ... and many more Using this method, I could write a script to check each pid, but ...
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Tiger VNC on Centos 6.3 fails, font catalog not properly configured

I'm trying to set up Tiger VNC server on CentOS 6.3 but I'm getting the following error message when I run the command vncserver: WARNING: The first attempt to start Xvnc failed, possibly because ...
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VNC connection over SSH Tunnel with “middleman” server (Windows Viewer to Mac Server)

I NEED HELP! So I have a windows 8 PC (vnc viewer) and a iMac 10.8 Mountain Lion (vnc server) and a middleman server running ubuntu on a DMZ (all ports open). Both computers are behind a firewall ...
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Would a “mirror driver” collide with the default display driver?

I've just installed UltraVNC, having previously used RealVNC. Both install a "mirror driver", which I assume is a driver that simulates a display to any VNC connections. Would this mirror driver ...
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How to establish fully gpu-accelerated session to localhost xen virtual machine via RDP or VNC?

Done so far: I have setup xen-hypervisor on LinuxMint and successfully passed through my secondary GPU HD6850 to virtual machine running windows 7 Ultimate. The card is successfully recognized from ...
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tigervnc shortcut to server

I'm using TigerVnc to connect to my local server on lan enviroenment. I doubleclick on the TigerVnc viewer, a windows asking the server IP open up, I write the ip addres and then connect. There is any ...
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vnc viewer error: unable connect to socket: Connection refused (111)

I installed tigervnc-server package in server. [root@localhost ~]# rpm -qa tigervnc-server tigervnc-server-1.1.0-5.el6.i686 Created a vnc user and created vncpasswd also for that user. ...
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Shift key stays “pressed” in Gnome

I have a Linux with Gnome 2.6.1 which runs a VNC server. I access it only through the VNC and the problem is that when I press the Shift key, it stays pressed (so a cursor movement causes a text ...
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How would you turn a tablet into a keyboard + easy-to-reach touchscreen (mirror the desktop) (not a touchpad) for a desktop PC?

How would you turn a tablet into a keyboard + easy-to-reach touchscreen (mirror the desktop) (not a touchpad) for a desktop PC? Numerous remote touchpads on Android I asked a question on ...
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Connect to local computer through external ip speed

If I connect to my server over VNC with my external IP Address (I have port forwarding set up), it seems just as fast as if I had connected to it with the internal IP Address. This also true with ...
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Is it possible to remotely connect to computer without disrupting their session?

I am trying to figure out if it is possible to connect to a computer using RDP, VNC, Etc without actually disrupting the computer you are logging into. My wife uses my desktop computer at home so she ...
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What VNC clients support qemu's audio extension?

I've read that QEMU implements an extension for providing audio over a VNC connection Unfortunately despite doing a lot of web searches and even installing some different VNC clients and ...
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hide pid when a process is launched in background

So I put this command vncconfig -iconic &, this causes vncconfig window to launch and terminal will display like [1] 13488. I want to hide this pid info. That is, when we put the command, only ...
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App to add second mouse pointer?

I am using kindlevncviewer to display the screen of a Windows XP PC on a Kindle. This VNC viewer, however, seems to be incapable of displaying a mouse cursor. Is there a small app for Windows XP that ...
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Mirror second monitor?

Can I configure TightVNC or any other VNC server for Windows XP to mirror the second monitor via VNC?
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Any way to share a once-off ssh session like TeamViewer/VNC without creating a user?

Hi, I would like to trial some dev ops/sysads/db admins but I don't want to give them the keys to the kingdom until they've proven their skillz. I'd like something analgous to TeamViewer in the ...
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Working with VNC / RDP and VPN together

My question here is an exact duplicate of the one posted here except that I am asking this question specific to Nortel VPN Client and RDP (Remote Desktop) I am connecting to a Virtual Server via ...
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Making VNC work on Ubuntu 12.10 LTS(Quantal Quetzal)

I have been trying to muck around with xstartup(in ~/.vnc) to try and get VNC to work like it usually does(i.e. mirror my desktop). Unfortunately, with my current xstartup('borrowed' from the pages ...
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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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VNC Won't wake up my windows 7 laptop

I have a laptop running windows 7. It is running realVNC server. I have a mac that I want to use to connect to it. When the PC is awake, it works fine. However, when the PC is asleep, the viewer just ...
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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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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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TightVNC and SSH

Lets assume this state (imageshack image) of network. I want to SSH-tunnel connection between VNC clients and VNC servers. Both PC1 and PC2 runs TightVNC server and SSH server and have allowed ...
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vmware+vnc host keyboard problems

When users access the vmware hosts on my server through vnc, the keyboard is not working correctly. In all other applications, e.g. terminal and openoffice, the keyboard works as expected: the keymap ...
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VNC viewer has stopped working

Recently, my VNC viewer has stopped working. I know the server computer is working right because I can connect to it from anywhere except from my home office; from there no computer will connect, even ...
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Can you offer VNC connections through a SSH tunnel or session you started?

Hopefully this is easier to solve than I think. I have two computers [A, B]. A cannot start network connections to B, but B can start network connections to A. This is because of some firewall and ...
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Is a screen mandatory for using remote desktop?

I'd like to use the GUI environment on a spare box I have headless, not just ssh into it. Is it possible to setup a remote desktop service even when there's no screen attached to the remote host? ...
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VNC server listens on three ports (5800, 5900 and 6000) what does port 6000 do?

I have a CentOS server with vncserver service configured. netstat tells me that Xvnc listens on 5800, 5900 and 6000 ports. What does port 6000 do for Xvnc? Thank you
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fast vnc alternative

I would like to some how be able to view and control a mac mini from a pc (locally). As I work with animations I need the connection to be extremely fast. I have tried using both VNC and Team Viewer ...
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Are there any VNC-compatible virtual video cards for Mac?

Microsoft's Terminal Server protocol RDC supports a virtual display architecture which means you can set your client to whatever resolution you want regardless of the physical monitors on the server. ...
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Is there some (free) RDC/VNC solution that allows to connect to PC behind NAT without doing router configuration? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Reliable and free remote desktop client and server? Is there a (free) way to set up remote desktop sharing without configuring the router? I'm trying to help a client ...
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How to define a virtual screen (extending current desktop) for VNC?

How can I define a virtual screen/workspace to extend my desktop to which I can connect using VNC. I know vnc4server allowed you to modify the xorg.conf to define a screen, but this is not available ...
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Tunneling over SSH to use VNC via gateway

Does anyone give me any hint with this situation. I have my desktop-computer (running on Ubuntu) in my company. Company has vpn gateway which helps me to connect my desktop-comuter via ssh. Now I want ...
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connecting to VNC server over the internet

I'm running a headless Ubuntu 12.04 server on which I've enabled "Desktop Sharing". The server is connected to the Internet via a router. I can access the server from my laptop connected to the same ...
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How can I set up a mac mini server to be used by multiple windows users at once (Screen Sharing also)?

How can I set up a mac mini server to be used by multiple windows users at once via a VNC client
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Qemu does not shutdown with vnc enabled on OS X

I am trying to run Qemu on my Mac and I have some difficulties. I am using OS X 10.8.2 and installed Qemu 1.2.50 via their repository. Update: Just upgraded to Qemu 1.3.50 and the problem is still ...
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Unable to connect to vnc server from external IP address

Ok I have setup a VNC server, I have port forwarded TCP/UDP for both 5900 and 5800. Everything works fine all ports are open according to (http://canyouseeme.org/). But i still cannot access it using ...
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ArchLinux(Guest) Installation VMWare 8 (Windows 7 Host) - Accessing Gnome3 DE using VNC, How?

I have installed ArchLinux as guest OS on VMWare running on Windows 7 host. I want to have a Gnome 3 GUI running. I want to achieve that in a way that VMWare itself does not show the GUI. Instead I ...