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can vnc server detect change in dns settings

i want to change the settings for dns server to use Google dns server, i have vnc server installed on my system for monitoring, can the vnc server detect the change of dns server settings change ?
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How can I share a single application window with TightVNC?

I am looking for a tool that allows single window sharing using VNC. From the TightVNC what's new page under TightVNC 1.3dev1, Win32 development (unstable) version, it says Implemented partial ...
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VNC port numbers

According to Wikipedia: VNC by default uses TCP port 5900+N,[5][6] where N is the display number (usually :0 for a physical display). Several implementations also start a basic HTTP server on ...
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SSH, VNC, HTTP(S), telnet… connection manager for Mac OS X [closed]

I'm searching for a tool on Mac OS X, that is able to manage multiple and different connections. On Windows, there is a tool like this called mRemote. Until now, I've been using the .ssh/config file, ...
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Joining a domain breaks Ctrl+Alt+Del functionality

I have several computers that have been in place running UltraVNC for a little over a year. The Ctrl+Alt+Delete key sequence that can be sent from UltraVNC has been working fine up to this point. ...
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how to access virtual machine through web browser?

I recently got Damn Small Linux running inside Virtual Box on Linux Mint. I was wondering if there was any way to let people connect to one of my DSL virtual machines through their web browsers from ...
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Xcode view doesn't fully update over VNC

I use UltraVNC to work on my Mac remotely, and I've noticed that Xcode 4.2 doesn't fully refresh over VNC. The rectangle (shown below) that shows the current status of Xcode underneath the current ...
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Is there a screen sharing/remote desktop app for mac that lets you use a different host screen resolution?

Ok, there are tons and tons of questions about remote desktop for mac and they're all being closed as duplicates. I however am specifically looking for one that will let me use a different resolution ...
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How can I stop my iMac's remote management connection from defaulting to Wi-Fi?

I have a 2011 Mac mini connected to my 2008 iMac via Ethernet cable. The Mac mini is configured to accept remote management sessions, but the problem is when the Mac mini's AirPort is turned on, the ...
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Is there a (free) way to set up remote desktop sharing without configuring the router?

I want to be able to access a linux machine at home from anywhere. I understand just enough about routers that I normally need some static ip address. I have read about DynDNS, and honestly do not ...
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Can VNC server be put into a read-only mode

I want to use VNC for classroom training purposes. so I want multiple users (students) to be able to view my shared desktop, but I only want them to view. ie not change anything. I had a look sat ...
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Connect Android to PC with TightVNC and AndroidVNC

I want to connect my Galaxy S2 to my PC using AndroidVNC (for the Android) and TightVNC (for the PC), or any other combination of software to VNC. So far I have managed to port forward ports 5500, ...
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Laptop loses wireless VNC connection [closed]

I'm using VNC server to connect through my wireless router to my laptop and PC. I set a static IP to the both machines and added two virtual services to the wireless router, which is a D-LINK. ...
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Any way to control a Mac remotely and have the remote screen blank?

I am trying to figure out if there is a way to use VNC (or perhaps something else) to control my Mac remotely, and have the remote screen blanked out. I would like to be able to control my Mac ...
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Most reliable remote desktop / VNC for Windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the best Remote Desktop Application? I would like to leave a solution on a friends Windows (XP/7) so I can easily help her remotely from my home (With a ...
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Copy/Paste (Clipboard like) functionality from a VNC desktop

I use TightVNC, RealVNC to access the Remote Linux(CentOS,Ubuntu) desktops by running a vncserver on the remote machine. When I connect to those servers from my Windows host: Can I use the Copy/...
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Looking for experienced VNC advice for specific control and display requirements

First off sorry for raising a fairly common question, I have done my research but there are still some unknowns. I have a requirement to share a single user's desktop with four clients, where all ...
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vncviewer connection refused (61)

I have a root access to VPS (centos 6). I have installed VNCServer using this guide line http://tournasdimitrios1.wordpress.com/2011/02/02/how-to-setup-vnc-server-on-centos-5-x-fedora-11/ Everything ...
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Can RDP but not VNC a computer

I'm having problem with one computer on our network. I can RDP to it but not VNC. Windows Firewall is turned off. I tried uninstalling the version of VNC we were using and installing TightVNC but ...
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Opening VPN connection broke VNC

I connected to my machine using VNC and then opened a VPN connection to my work network (from that machine). Now the VNC is unresponsive -- it seems to be in a "read-only" mode. I can view the screen ...
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VNC tunnel via SSH connection

Here is the situation: Server 1 - I have direct SSH access to this machine. Server 2 - Can only be accessed via Server 1 (SSH). (Both Linux boxes.) Is there a way to set up direct VNC access to ...
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OS X “Screen Sharing” increase resolution to match Client

Does anyone know how to increase the "Screen Sharing" build in VNC server screen resolution to match the client, instead of being limited to the host (in this case my MacBook Pro resolution)? Would ...
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The most lightweighted VNC server and window-manager for Fedora?

In my company I am using Fedora computer and I wanted to set up a VNC there, so I can access it from my home computer, which uses Ubuntu. Unfortunately our internet connection is not so good, so I ...
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Is there a way of running two concurrent VNC sessions, one per logged on user?

Apologies if this would be better on ServerFault, but I need to view logged on sessions on a remote computer with two concurrent RDP sessions. Ideally the session would be available to connect to, ...
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Share screen but use local keyboard

I have a PC (Windows 7) and a Mac (OS X Lion). Keyboard and mouse to each of them but only one screen. I know I could buy a DVI switch but it would be nice with a solution in software. Is it possible ...
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Using VNC as a virtual KVM switch

I want to control my laptop from my desktop. I've been doing this with VNC (PC desktop to MacBook Pro) - but I want to remove the 'viewing' aspect of it on my desktop; I don't want to have the ...
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How to share only one window/application to other user in network?

I know VNC, windows remote control can share screen to others. Can I just share one window/application to my buddy and give control of this window/application to him? Same time, I still want to ...
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Is it possible to control a Mac Mini with VNC and a Magic Trackpad simultaneously?

Is it possible to remote control a Mac Mini from another computer through VNC (screen and keyboard sharing), but using the Magic Trackpad connected to the Mac Mini to control the mouse pointer and ...
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Connect display over network

I have 2 imac's i want to use a external displays with a ubuntu system. I've looked into vnc, but the lag is too much for use with video or visuals. any suggestions on an alternative software?
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How do I make VNC faster/usable with Windows 7?

We always have been using RealVNC at work, sometines UltraVNC and both used to work nicely. With the shift of our (and our customers) PCs to Windows 7, the VNC tools are horrible. Not only are the ...
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OS X Set Screen Size Manually

I wish to increase the size of an application window like TextEdit to be greater than the actual screen height but it is always limited by the screen size pixels. Is there a way to artificially ...
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VNC from Windows XP to Ubuntu host using SSH

I am trying to use Putty and VNC Viewer on the client to connect to a Ubuntu host which has X11Forwarding yes and X11DisplayOffset 10 set in the SSHD configuration. I have enabled X11 Forwarding and ...
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Can you use VNC to only share one window or application rather than the whole screen?

Is it possible to only share a single window or application over VNC? This would be useful for sharing only one aspect of a computer with another viewer. From Microsoft Windows preferably.
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Remotely installing a linux distro on a PC I cannot plug keyboard and/or monitor to

I have to install a linux distro (any Debian-based, or Debian itself, fits my needs) on a machine that I have physical access to (I can insert a CD in its drive), it is connected to my LAN, but... I ...
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Mac Mini monitor on the move – can I use VNC or a portable monitor?

I have been investigating the possibility of using my PC to control my soon to arrive Mac Mini when on the move. I can't afford and hope you don't give me answers suggesting buying a MacBook. My Mac ...
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KDE shared desktop is graphically slanted

Connecting from a Fedora 15 machine to a Fedora 15 machine, both running KDE, the remote machine running krfb and running krdc on the local machine, I connect to the remote machine over an ssh tunnel ...
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Can't remote desktop from OS X 10.6.8 to Ubuntu 11.04

I'm trying to remote desktop from my OS X 10.6.8 Mac to an Ubuntu 11.04 box. When I go to Finder > Go > Connect To Server, type in "VNC://devmta1.local" and hit return, the Mac displays "Contacting ...
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A good windows VNC server to work with OS X Screen Sharing

I have an iMac and a Windows 7 laptop at work now. I obviously want to work on iMac since it has a bigger screen, but I need to also be able to do stuff (like web site development),that can only be ...
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VNC Multi device keyboard mouse input remote user

i'm not sure this is within the realms of possibility, but I think it maybe, and I really want to see if something like this exists, or may be possible. Ok, so what I want is to be able to have two (...
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Get a higher resolution on a remote Window-7 machine (via VNC)

I'm building a Windows 7 machine to be operated headlessly with VNC. I want to set the resolution to match the monitor that will be used (at 1680x1050) instead of the resolution of the monitor ...
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Create a VNC proxy with authentication

We have a bunch of VNC servers located on our local network. We wish to give external customers access to these VNC servers, via some sort of "middle-man" software solution which can handle ...
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Qemu & VNC - how to use absolute pointing device

I'm using QEMU with VNC for display running a Windows XP guest OS. When I connect with a VNC client, the mouse pointer position is pretty badly correlated to where my real mouse pointer is. Is there ...
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Can I control a Mac Mini (with VNC) from a PC the very first time I turn it on after purchase?

Can I control a Mac Mini (with VNC) from a PC notebook the very first time I turn it on, just after purchase? I mean: it has no mouse, keyboard and screen but I guess it has to be initialized. Can ...
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Forcing VNC to use more bandwidth

I'm trying to access a Windows computer on my 100Mbit LAN with TightVNC server on a Windows 7 box, and using vnc4viewer on the Linux machine; I have also tried the Java TightVNC viewer. However it's ...
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Redirect xsession from VNC to physical screen

We all know that it is possible to run a VNC server in an xsession to remotely view/control this session. What I like to know is the following: Is it possible to display the xsession that was started ...
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Using VNC client to access local QEMU VM

I have installed Debian in a QEMU VM and am currently using the default QEMU Manager as the main display, since QEMU allows VNC as the main display. I have a VNC client installed on my PC; can I view ...
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Will constant VNC session exhaust mobile wireless GB limits?

So, I have a military rugged tablet PC running Windows XP Professional. I installed TigerVNC on it, and am able to connect/view/control from my Xubuntu laptop here at the house through our router (192....
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Keypair-based VNC authentication

I use RealVNC to remote-control my computer while on the go. But it annoys me that I have to type the access password each time. Is it possible to make RealVNC (Or any other VNC implementation) work ...
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VNC Server with invitation mode

I often use RealVNC to access my home computer while I'm away. But sometimes I'm working on my home computer and I want to give a remote colleague temporary access to manipulate my computer. So I ...
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How to make a USB bootable stick for installing Fedora or Centos using VNC?

I have a PC with no option for a keyboard. I have to install the operating systems without a keyboard or mouse. I have to make a bootable USB stick which can allow me to connect to the PC from my ...