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Customizing VNC Client Keymapping for PC to Mac Connections

I'm currently using UltraVNC to connect to my Mac Mini from my Windows 7 machine. I'm running into annoyances/issues because I'd like to use activate certan Mac key combinations from my Windows ...
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Autostart VNC server in Knoppix

How can I autostart my VNC server on my Knoppix installation?
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What desktop collaboration software can share a single application?

What collaboration software products supports sharing of a single application only? Ideally outputting a standard VNC Client compatible data stream. Thank you
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Concurrent remote desktop in windows with multiple session support

I'd like to have a remote desktop solution that allows me to connect to remote PCs even while other users are logged in, using a different session. The whole idea is that the user working locally in ...
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how to start vnc client at windows start?

Is it possible to start vnc client connected with a server(in lan) as windows XP start? Problem is that network drivers won't load fast.. then running vnc at startup won't work gpedit.msc Computer ...
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Can I use my Ubuntu-computer as a second screen for my OS X-computer via Wi-fi?

Now, that's one heck of a title. Anyway. This is what I want to do. I have: (a) a MacBook with OS X and (b) a crappy old computer with Ubuntu What I would like to do is to use computer (b) as a ...
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How to specify VNC port number with Mac OS X built-in VNC client?

Is it possible to specify VNC port number in built-in VNC client of Mac OS X? I'm trying to connect to Xen VPS machine with Finder's built-in VNC client. I used address like this. vnc://server:port ...
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How to make disappered status bar on linux appear?

I am using VNC viewer to remotely access a Linux machine. The problem is when I accessed it, I pressed a button which caused the status bar to disappear (containing menus such as 'Application', etc). ...
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Solution for using X and Windows over Internet?

Hardware: Macbook air as local in-hands computer, connected at home over 802.11G->Verizon FIOS 15mbit down/5mbit up fiber. Also sometimes from other connections fast (university) and slow (hotels ...
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Remote Desktop not following display settings

I have my RDP client set up to use highest settings for connecting to another PC on my LAN, which has display settings 1280x1024x32bit. RDP is specifically set to use 32bit depth, but when I connect ...
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Can't access server sound card when vnc'd into ubuntu server

I've set up my ubunutu 10 server with xfce, nxserver, and now tightvncserver so that I can control it remotely from my Windows 7 laptop. NX is working fine for remote access, but when I run (for ...
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VNC, How can I connect to my Mac with RealVNC, it works with TighVNC, connection aborted 10053?

I'm trying to connect to my Mac Mini (its running Snow Leopard) from my Windows XP Laptop. I've managed it with no problem and no changes to any of the settings with TightVNC. In RealVNC, I've ...
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Is it possible to handle alt/option key locally when using VNC on OSX to connect to remote computer?

I am trying to use VNC on OSX (client) to connect to a remote Linux machine. The problem is that I several important characters (such as braces, brackets, pipe and backslash) are in alt and alt-shift ...
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How to use Launchy via VNC (just using the keyboard)?

My remote machine runs Launchy and UltraVNC (on XP). How can I get the UltraVNC Viewer (on XP or Windows 7) to pass the keypress to activate the Launchy window? I've tried changing the key combo from ...
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Is it possible to record a screen-video from a VNC server?

I have a computer that's running VNC server. I would like to record a video of what's going on on this computer, if possible without installing additional software on that computer. Is there a program ...
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VNC and copy/paste

Is there a way to copy and paste between two Windows machines (one a physical machine, the other a VM on a Linux KVM), when connecting via VNC (TightVNC in this case). If not, what is the best way to ...
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How to remote log on mac, but not show my action to other users

I want to log remotely from my computer to box with Mac, when I do it with build in Mac's VNC server, user that sits by this mac can see my action. I do not want them to see it (like in windows when I ...
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Wake-on-LAN over internet is all but impossible [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wake-on-LAN over internet is all but impossible I have a new MacBook Pro that I want to be able to log into through ssh or vnc, but no matter what combination of things ...
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Wake-on-LAN over internet is all but impossible

I have a new MacBook Pro that I want to be able to log into through ssh or vnc, but no matter what combination of things I try nothing seems to work. Even tried LogMeIn How do I set-up my MacBook so ...
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VNC Viewer with Username?

Does anybody know of a free VNC viewer for Windows which allows one to specify a username? Specifically, I'm trying to find one to connect to my OS X shared desktop from Windows. Maybe I'm missing ...
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Why does VNC eat certain characters?

I often use VNC to connect to my desktop upstairs using a laptop downstairs over my home network. I tunnel the VNC connection via SSH. The problem I keep running into is that I'll attempt to type a ...
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Multiple GNOME sessions

I'm working in a corporate network environment and am having trouble with multiple GNOME sessions. My desktop runs Ubuntu 10.10 and I would like to start another GNOME session on a remote machine ...
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VNC on port 80 (TeamViewer can do it)

How does it come that programs like TeamViewer can communicate without any problem on port 80, but it is not possible with VNC? Are there any free and open alternatives to VNC that can do this, too?
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How to enable remote desktop in Red Hat?

How to enable the remote desktop in a Red Hat system?
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is there a vnc client for the mac that I can use to vnc-into my windows server?

I use a MacBook during the day and I have two Windows servers that are remote that I want to access using my MacBook. I have VNC installed on the Windows CPUs, now I want to test controlling from my ...
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VNC Desktop in the cloud

I want: a virtual server that does nothing but run a web browser and pipe I/O through VNC. For: getting a full web browser that renders fast on any device that runs a VNC client including pocketables ...
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Local port forwarding on a mac

I need to have the mac take traffic coming into it on one port send the traffic to a different but still local port. I.e. Traffic comes in on port 1234 and transfers to port 5900 (vnc) This is ...
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Does VNC (client/server) transfer data when client is minimized

Is there data transfer between a vnc client and server when the vnc client is minimized (Apart from handshaking)? Does the answer depend on what client/server I am running? (I am using TightVNC as ...
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Control Linux computer over the Internet?

I'm just about to set up my own home network here and I'd like to be able to control my Linux desktop over the network. VNC would be what I would normally use in this case, but the requirements are a ...
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How do I control a Win XP computer from a Windows 7 one?

What’s the best (free) way to remote control a Windows XP computer from a Windows 7 (Pro) one? i.e. I want to see the Win XP desktop on my Win 7 pooter and be able to run software remotely (although ...
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Kiosk view of remote machine X11vnc

I need to connect to a remote machine through vnc viewer applet embedded in a webpage. The remote machine will host a program running on the desktop connected through the viewer. I need to enable the ...
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Try Ubuntu via VNC

Are there any partners of Canonical that offer VNC servers for possible converts to try Ububntu? I understand the bandwidth implications of this for the hosts, but it seems like a great way to get ...
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Is it possible to run games over remote desktop?

I’m not expecting to run hardcore games, but maybe simpler games where low frame is ok. I’m having a 1gbit network between my computer. Is there any software that doses this? I got the following ...
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Screen sharing on Mac OS X is slow

I connect to my Mac on the local network via UltraVnc viewer from my Windows 7 machine. However, the connection feels very sluggish - moving windows results in tearing. Right clicking something take ...
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How to use ScreenSharing when you don't know the IP address of the target computer?

I would like to use OS X ScreenSharing to connect to another Mac on my network. I can do so by using Finder > Connect to Server, but I have to enter the Server Address: vnc://192.168.0.9 (the ...
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Multiple remote desktop connections to same session

I need to connect to the remote desktop twice - because of pair programming on the remote machine - now, when one coder connects, other is disconnected. My idea is to install tightvnc or some other ...
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VNC and keyboard mapping

I have tight vnc server installed on SCO Unix. Is there any way to provide VNC with custom keyboard mapping file, without precompilling the sources?
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ver slow connection between VNC server on MacOSX and client on Windows 7

I'm running Windows 7 and I want to VNC into my Macbook. I've modified the sharing settings appropriately. However, running VNC is extremely slow (the machines are right next to each other). ...
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Why is my VNC cursor just a dot?

I am using UltraVNC to connect from my Windows 7 x64 machine to Mac OSX running Vine Server. The cursor I see on the Mac desktop is just a dot rather than a normal cursor. What setting have I missed ...
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Is a good graphics card important for remote desktop?

I'm trying to pick a laptop for working from home, where I'll be using remote desktop to connect to my machine at work. How important is it to have a good graphics card on the client machine (the ...
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Connecting to a remote Linux machine

I am trying to connect to a Ubuntu-10.04 Linux desktop at work place from my home computer(Vista) after connecting to office VPN. I have installed vnc4server package on that linux machine. Then I ...
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Remote access and boot for my iMac?

I'm using my iPad to remotely develop apps (I test when I get back to my iMac) and to make other small changes to files on my computer. Until now, I've been using TeamViewer for iOS and iMac and it ...
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How to get a VNC server to be available before login?

I have a remote Ubuntu server without a physical screen attached, which I use via VNC. Occasionally I have to restart it and then go through the hassle of going to its physical location connecting to ...
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Is there a tool that will allow concurrent remote sessions into an iMac? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can a Mac be used by multiple users at same time? Hey all, Looking for 2+ users to be able to remote into an iMac we have and each have their own session. Machine is ...
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Option-key with VNC Viewer to remote control a Mac from a Windows 7 PC

I use a Mac Mini as Home Entertainment System (no keyboard or mouse connected). To access the Mac Mini from my Windows 7 PC I use VNC (note the Windows 7 PC has a German keyboard). My problem is ...
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Ubuntu: How to move windows in batch from one display to another?

I have several program windows open on my main display (showing on my physical screen). I've created a second display for VNC connections (using vncserver :14). Is there a way I can move all open ...
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How can I easily read the Apache log file?

It sounds stupid, but I have issues to read my log files because my VNC window is too small. I cannot resize it, and the only way is to move the cursor or download the file and read it with a local ...
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How can I leave the desktop locked while using VNC to connect to a remote Windows machine?

I want to leave the desktop locked while using VNC to connect to a remote Windows machine. Normally I believe when you VNC and unlock the desktop the physical server's desktop is also unlocked. I ...
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Ubuntu: How to decouple the VNC server's screen from the physical screen?

I'd like to have my VNC sessions to a server use a separate display from the physical screen. So that e.g. I could have the physical screen locked in screensaver while the VNC display is unlocked. Is ...
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EfonVNC (Real VNC based program for Windows CE) default password

I am using EfonVNC on a Windows CE device and everything works fine (so far). After a cold boot all settings are reverted and so the password is lost. Does anybody know the standard password for ...