Virtual Network Computing - platform-independent remote display system

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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 ...
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virtual-manager vnc connection failed

I am trying to set up a virtual machine in CentOS, with virt-manager. When I was creating a new machine, i was promoted the following message. Unable to complete install: 'internal error Process ...
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VNC via SSH tunnel: channel 3: open failed: connect failed: No route to host

I used to connect from A to a system B through VNC with SSH tunnel via C. I do the following: In B I start the vncserver: vncserver and let's say I get the :12 In A I open the ssh tunnel: ssh ...
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VNC Server + no monitor + reboot = blank screen in VNCViewer until monitor is attached

I am running RealVNC Server free on a Windows 7 Ultimate x64 machine. The server machine has an ATI Radeon 57xx series graphics card and no onboard video. I intend for this machine to not use a ...
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Why can't I create VNC sessions?

When I type vncserver, I get the error below. Can anyone tell me why am I getting this message? I don't see any problem on xstartup. /home/tello/.vnc>vncserver Couldn't start Xvnc; trying ...
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Streaming your Linux desktop to a dynamic image in a browser window for anyone to see

I am trying to share the contents of a web page viewed on one computer and make it available to many computers in a simple to consume format via a browser. I would like to avoid java or other things ...
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What does a display “Mirror Driver” do?

I have two mirror drivers showing up in Device Manager (in Windows), from RealVNC and UltraVNC. What exactly does a mirror/hook display driver (adapter?) do? I'm curious about the actual mechanism(s) ...
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VNC - How to share only certain part of screen?

Is there a VNC Server able to share only a certain region of the screen and not the whole one / single application?
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VNC: connection timeout

I have realvnc, the vnc server was giving some errors yesterday but i fixed them. I forwarded my ports My settings are correct Still i get connection timeout I turned off my ...
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list active VNC connections from terminal

I am looking for a way to list all the active VNC connection to a machine. I know I can get all the active connection of the machine by running netstat -na but I don't know how to filter just the ...
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Allow multiple users to simultaneously access different Virtual Machines created in Virtual Box installed in Ubuntu

I want to setup a Ubuntu Virtual Box having different Windows version, and allow multiple users to remotely access the desired window machine from their own Ubuntu Installation simultaneously. I've ...
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How do I prevent VNC from automatically coping selected text?

Whenever I select any text the text is immediately copied to the clipboard without me explicitly issuing copy text command. How do I fix this bug or feature? I am using RealVNC client. The server is ...
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Remotely access a Raspberry PI

I was wondering how I can access my Raspberry Pi outside my home network. I can VNC through a SSH tunnel over my WIFI internally but I could never manage to do it externally. Is it something to do ...
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Troubleshoot ssh -X a lot less responsive than VNC

I need to work on a GUI on a remote Linux (CentOs) server (I measured with iperf a ~8Mbits/sec connection between these two machines). I always used ssh -X instead of VNC for this since: I need to ...
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Application streaming using VNC

From what I have researched, VNC seems like a great tool for remotely accessing desktops. Could someone, please tell me, if it is possible to stream stand alone Linux applications using VNC? ...
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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 ...