Virtual Network Computing - platform-independent remote display system

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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( [alexus@...
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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 can'...
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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 ...
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I don't know how to use vnc2flv

I want to record the screen with a vnc server. I know it is possible using Vnc2flv, but I don't understand how. Can help me with a simple tutorial? in Windows.
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Difference in the technology used by the team viewer and chunkvnc

We are using chunkvnc . when we compile the winvnc.exe we get instancesupport.exe and it is given to the customer Which is blocked by the antivirus . After lot of searching we did not find any ...
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How do I scroll when using a vnc client on an iPhone? [closed]

I have an iPhone with Veency (via Cydia) on it. I can connect to it on my mac through a VNC, but I can't seem to scroll down on the iOS screen from the mac. Is there a trick to this?
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Remote access to matlab from windows computer to mac

first of all I must say: please be patient with me(!) I work with matlab in my university. Lately I have being working with very heavy codes and my computer is not powerful enough. A professor, and ...
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MacOSX SSVNC Darwin not found

I'm trying to install SSVNC on my Mac. I download file witch SSVNC for all platforms, unzip it. Than I tried to run file sshvnc in MacOSX, but it wrote me this error: Cannot find platform dir for ...
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Seeing remote mouse through VNC

I partially understand VNC in that I know, by default, you can only see when desktop itself and the client's mouse is shown. But, I was wondering if there is a different technology out there that ...
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Problems Configuring the VNC Session for RHEL 7 on Power8

I follow http://www.linuxexplorers.com/2014/04/configure-vnc-server-in-red-hat-enterprise-linux-7-rhel7/ to configure the RHEL 7 VNC server. At the final configuration step "systemctl start ...
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Unity doesn't work on VNC server under Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, I find the Unity destkop in vnc4server never works as it did under Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Here is my ~/.vnc/xstartup for vnc4server: #!/bin/sh xrdb $HOME/.Xresources ...
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Screen Sharing to multiple Users

I designed an lms which teacher can run a virtual class. I need to make a desktop sharing solution (view only) for my project. As i saw vnc is good but i want to send teacher screen to the server and ...
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I can't run Hitleap Viewer.exe on Linux Ubuntu OVH VPS

I'm trying to run this app on Linux VPS. I have tried many methods but I couldn't do it. First method: Install a Graphic VNC-desktop. Install Wine Log-in and execute the app. This method didn't ...
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How to install VNC server which uses USB Dongle

I have a computer which has Mobile Broadband Connection to connect to the internet (USB Dongle).. I want to monitor that computer installing VNC Server... Is it Possible to install VNC and Monitor in ...
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VNC (or RDP) server using outbound connection only

How do I set up a VNC server that connects to an intermediary server to start an outbound communication, that can be used by a VNC client. This way the port forwarding doesn't need to be set up, and ...
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VNC resolution mismatch

I am running vncserver on Ubuntu with vncserver -geometry 1920x1080 (the same resolution as my Windows 8 laptop) Then I access the server using TightVNC Viewer, which is full screen and set to 100% ...
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VNC over SSH, Running into Trouble. Used to work fine

Hey GUys having a bit over trouble with tunneling VNC over SSH. I had it working fine in the past, but I went to try again and after reviewing my notes, Superuser, and a few guides it just wont work....
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A hacker installed vnc & remote management programs on my Macbook

A nasty guy I dated last year secretly installed a series of programs onto my MacBook Pro and I need help with allocating and removing them please. I haven't switched it on for 11 months so it's still ...
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How can I share a screen over a flaky connection?

Note: both parties are on Macs. I'm trying to set up screen sharing between two computers, one located in Indiana and one located in Washington state. We've tried using Messages (formerly iChat), ...
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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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Timeout with VNC connection from windows 7 to SLES10SP4

I'm having an issue establishing a VNC connecting to a SLES10SP 4 server using PuTTY on a Windows 7 workstation. Remote Administration is enabled in YaST, as are all the other appropriate settings. ...
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Invisible mouse pointer when recording screen on a remote PC

What I'm trying to do is record videos on a remote server. The issue is that when I use any other remote control application other than the native windows remote desktop, the mouse pointer is never ...
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GPU sharing criterion for VNC solution

For my job, I need to know if Virtual Network Computing solution (VNC), for doing export display, is sharing GPU ressources on server side where there is a GPU graphics card on this side. Actually, ...
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VNC Remote Reboot

I use a OS X (hackintosh) build at my house and a Toshiba Chromebook with an Ubuntu chroot on the go. Sometimes, I'm at an event and installing some software remotely through VNC and need to perform a ...
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How can I elegantly manage a machine for running slideshows using VNC or RDP?

I have a WinXP professional machine that is connected to a video distribution system. It needs to display a slideshow on screen, and this slideshow will be changed every weekend or so. The person ...
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How to assign a local mouse and keyboard to a seperate display accesible over VNC (ubuntu)?

I want to turn a laptop, a Nexus 10, a mouse and a keyboard into two usable "computers". My current best plan is to create a separate display accessible over VNC for the Nexus to connect to in view ...
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Start vino-server (VNC) before login on Linux CentOS

I'm using the default vino-server package to access my CentOS 6 workstation via VNC. It works ok, but only AFTER I locally login on the workstation. I need to have vino-server start BEFORE the login, ...
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Connecting to display on discrete video card over VNC rather than integrated

I have a Windows 7 computer with an integrated graphics card, and a discrete AMD graphics card. I will not be connecting a monitor to this computer, I will only be VNC-ing into the computer from a Mac....
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is there a way to tell lxde desktop to “execute” script when double clicking on it?

i'm using lxde desktop, Fedora 20, and i symlinked a shell script to desktop to set resolution and dpi when i use vnc. but everytime i click on the script, it ask me to execute or open it, how to ...
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Use displays on Linux machine to extend Windows Desktop [duplicate]

I have a Linux server with two monitors standing next to my Windows 8.1 machine. Since I won't be actually interfacing with server too much I would like to use its two monitors to extend my Windows ...
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can't vnc to a machine connected through openvpn

I am trying to set up a gaming vpn with OpenVPN and although the connection succeeds and we can see network shares, the broadcast packets don't go through the vpn connection. Both the client and ...