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How to use VNC through eclipse (on ubuntu)

what shell I do in order to remote to my friend's pc, using VNC through Eclipse? important: the way I'm looking for should be one that doesn't use the ubunto terminal. Thank you!
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Using a vnc client through ssh tunnel

Laptop(osx-home network)------>Host1(linux-pc-college network)---->Host2(linux-pc-using vncserver on port 5901, can only be accessed from host1) I can access host2 through ssh using: [user@laptop ...
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A VNC solution that supports multiple screens

I am using Windows with two screens, and I have to connect to another linux box to work. I am looking for a solution in which I can: display my Linux desktop in both of my screens. I can drag ...
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Script to unstick VNC keys?

I've run into dropped key events when connecting via VNC clients, leading to a "stuck key" (usually a meta key like CTRL or ALT) and searching around the common answer on how to solve it is often ...
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how to preserve my vnc session

I'm using free RealVNC. I usually connect one of my Linux server with VNCViewer to work with. End of the day, when I disconnect my session, I lost all the running applications in the VNC session. ...
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How do I disable RealVNC side scrolling?

I've got a screensize mismatch going on between my server/client sides that results in my "full screen" view actually only showing about 75% the width of the server side (and more than 100% height). ...
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How to use 8 bit mode with NoVNC

I've got NoVNC running on Centos 6, and I can connect to it from my web browser without any problems. From some locations the connection is a bit slow, and I'd like to be able to drop back to 8 bit ...
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How can I view a live presentation on multiple devices during a large training session?

I'm trying to come up with some presentation solutions for an upcoming large training session. The presenter wants to setup a local WiFi network and share his presentation to anyone who would like ...
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VNC over SSH with XY flags?

Wikipedia mentions that VNC is insecure here and SSH manual also has something about XY -flags. Which one should you really use to share the window manager? By Unix, I mean that I don't use Windows ...
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Want to share an existing Mac OS desktop to several viewers over VNC

I want to give a demo to people remotely. I want them to be able to use any VNC client to view my current Mac desktop. Can I use the built-in screen sharing features to do that? I'm using Mountain ...
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A small VNC server program that can be set using command line

Is there any small VNC server program that can be set up using only command line? I need this because my remote desktop server is not working (there is some license problem that I cannot solve right ...
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Possible to make the Windows 8 start menu less fancy for VNC?

I use Windows 8 on a virtual machine through a VNC connection. The VNC server is integrated into VMWare so that even if I lose network connection on Windows 8, I can still access it. Overall, my ...
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Read-only vnc connection to an existing X11 session

I need to allow people to view (but not affect) my X11 session remotely. tightvncserver has a read-only password, but doesn't work with existing sessions. x11vnc works with existing sessions, but ...
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Authenticate VNC session with ConsolKit?

I have a linux machine running Fedora 16 in a cupboard. It has no screen or keyboard. I connect to it using a combination of vnc and ssh. Recently, after an update, I have had issues with ...
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VMware with TightVNC

Does anybody know any tutorial how to connect with VMware using TightVNC or can in few steps explain how to do that?
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PushVNC/RealVNC: Connection Timed Out error 10060, port 5900 is open

I am testing pushvnc which I believe is a variant on realvnc. On the little domain I have set up here at home, at the win2003 server, logged in as admin, I can connect to a winxp notebook on the ...
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Using VNC to Control PC behind NAT

I need to use VNC to control a computer behind a NAT. I have no access to the remote router, but I can have the person sitting in front of the computer follow very simple instructions. I'm also ...
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Can a Linux VNC server scale the resolution to the client size?

I have a fairly small resolution (vertically) on my work PC and need to VNC into an Ubuntu desktop. At 1024*768 the window needs to scroll and rolls off the monitor's edge. With VirtualBox, the ...
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Windows vnc client that connects to Mac's multi user vnc server?

So in Mac Lion the vnc server lets me do virtual desktops(multiple users logged in at the same time) just like Remote Desktop for windows does. This works great for mac clients, when I connect it ...
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How can I get Screen Sharing to perform well with heavy updates?

I am using Screen Sharing on the Macintosh OS X Lion to view a remote VNC server display. I have found that when I have a shell in emacs which has tons of text scrolling by, the Screen Sharing ...
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Is there a VNC server that listens to a Unix socket instead of a TCP port? [closed]

I am trying to find a VNC server that can listen on a Unix domain socket instead of a TCP port (normally 5900). I have not found any VNC server software supporting this. I do know what domain ...
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Determine display or VNC session based on PID

I frequently VNC into a server where we run many concurrent computationally intensive matlab processes. Sometimes, one of my processes misbehave, which I can see from top, but I have a hard time ...
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Free software remote assistance tool for double NAT

I need a remote assistance tool (i.e. tool that makes it possible to control another persons screen) that: is free software (as per the free software definition ...
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Can I get UDP Hole Punching with (any) VNC client to get around the local firewall/router?

I don't have access to the local internet router, so I'm unable to setup port forwarding on my lan connection. I'm just trying to find out if there is any way for me to get around my local router ...
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How To: Desktop as Server, Laptop as “Thin Client”?

I am a Computer Science undergraduate student. I have a self-built desktop with more than enough CPU time and Memory to share. I use this for daily computing, coding, and other homework. I also have ...
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I can ping, but cannot traceroute or connect to VNC

I am trying to connect to a remote computer using VNC. As I try to connect using VNC, my connection always times out. (I use the Remmina REmote Desktop in Ubuntu, and the server desktop is a mac ...
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Ubuntu 12 Headless Monitor on D2700 Board

I'm trying to set up a home web server running Ubuntu 12 LTS (Desktop). The server itself boots and runs fine and i'm using a vnc to connect to the server via another desktop. The issue I have is ...
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Prevent streaming VLC video over VNC session in linux

I have one media dedicated computer directly connected to a TV which is used to watch movies. This computer is being remote controlled with VNC from a laptop. The media computer used to have Windows ...
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Displaying an opengl program on tightvnc webviewer

I'm using TightVNC, because I want to display an opengl program running on linux on a webpage. When I run the program ubigraph, I get the following error message: freeglut (./ubigraph_server): ...
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How do I run Chromium on Ubuntu Server

I am running ubuntu server (no gui). I am trying to run Chromium and somehow view the gui using another tool (vnc?) When I try to run chromium-browser I get this error: (chromium-browser:3869): ...
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Run VNC only for a region of the screen

Is there a VNC server that lets me define only a region of the screen for remote control?
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Remote screen control software (such as VNC) with permission mechanism

Does anyone know a kind of software that allows controlling of other computer, but the server can configure permission control? For example, the server can define five users, one of them can control, ...
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Assisting a user using VNC

I'm trying to help a friend with their computer remotely. He has a version of VNC, I'm not sure which one, so I downloaded and installed the VNC Viewer and Listening Viewer. I ask my friend for his ...
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How to resolve problematic vnc/xming clipboard interaction?

I often have both a VNC client window and several X windows open (via Xming) at the same time on my Windows XP desktop. When this happens, the X windows, especially emacs and firefox, often lock up ...
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Running a game over VNC is appearing as a black blank screen

I am running a Mac 10.7 and want to remote into my PC (running Windows 7 Ultimate) downstairs which is running Star Wars Old Republic game. I tried to install RDC and now VNC. VNC seems to work fine I ...
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How do I change the XRDP keyboard layout to en-gb in Ubuntu 12.04?

Does anybody know how to change the keyboard layout to en-gb in an XRDP session on Ubuntu 12.04? I am using mstsc.exe to connect to an XRDP server hosting an XVNC session, however I cannot work out ...
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How to kill user processes from the same user?

I opened a VNC server and my VNC session is suddenly dead. I have lot of xterms open. When I ssh to the machine. and type users I see a bunch of users – my user accounts, like: userA UserA UserA ...
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Using Raspberry Pi as a thin client to Ubuntu

I just got a Raspberry Pi and want to try to use it as a thin client to Ubuntu so that I can browse the web and run applications. What programs do I have to run on the Raspberry Pi to do this? What ...
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One server with multiple desktops “heads” with VNC

I am managing a system of kiosks. Each kiosk currently is running a web browser with the application for the kiosk running in the browser. Each kiosk needs to be able to display separate content. ...
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connecting to mac from windows

I have a 11" macbook running Lion that I routinely need to connect remotely from another windows machine. I have been using vnc client on Windows via Lion's screen sharing but the screen size is too ...
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Where does a file have to be for terminal to find it?

I'm trying to use rpm to install a file through the linux terminal. The file I'm currently trying to install is in my downloads folder and is named: vnc-server.rpm But when I type rpm -Uvh ...
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VNC Viewer with Username for OS X? (KVMoIP)

A company gave me KVMoIP VNC details to directly connect to a Linux server which is crashing. The details look like follows: Device: http://x.x.x.x/ Username: user123 Password: * I've ...
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Remote view to To Hyper-V Guest Virtual Machines

My software can discover all the hyperv vms (a software agent is installed in the hyperv host which returns the information). From my software I can do any operation on the vm. Now I want to take a ...
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can Windows be hacked to have “huge” screen resolution and not transmit it to monitor, i.e. only for remote desktop viewing?

the question is somewhat reminiscent of this one Virtual monitor / desktop accessable through vnc only (windows 7) . I have read that one of the reasons why you should not have Windows try have screen ...
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How to run kubuntu 12 without monitor

I'm trying to setup home build server. I'm not experienced in linux thus I want to have remote access to GUI desktop. I installed kubuntu 12.04 (because I'm most familiar with it) and setup x11vnc. ...
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If I am in gnome and I click logout from the menu during a VNC session, how do I get back in?

I am running a CentOS server. I made an SSH tunnel and used VNC to connect to my server. Then after I was done doing some 'things' I clicked logout from the gnome menu. Well I didn't actually leave, ...
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Can I use an iPad 3 as a wireless monitor? [duplicate]

I need a high-resolution monitor for multi-monitoring applications, but I don't have much room for a big TV. I had the idea of buying an iPad3 (2048x1536!) instead and sending the screen of a Windows ...
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How to get x11vnc to run at startup on openSuSE 12.1

I'm trying to get x11vnc to run at startup with openSuse but not having much luck. Here's what I did so far. I edited /etc/X11/xdm/Xsetup and added the following lines to the end, right before exit ...
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Tunneling VNC over SSH

I would like to run VNC over SSH (tunneling) on a Mac. I am behind a Firewall and I can't modify the Firewall other than open Port 22 or the VNC port. Is there any way I can run VNC over SSH, ...
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seeking a simple description of what SSH secured VNC does with these arguments

At this link is information on securing VNC over SSH. Apparently, the server invocation of VNC is unchanged. And the difference between unsecured and secured is due to invoking SSH with these ...