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Configure Virtualbox-nonfree to use VNC instead of RDP for remote desktop

I'm using VirtualBox-nonfree on Linux Mint (based on Ubuntu), and have the VM installed and working all fine. I noticed there is a Remote Desktop feature built into VirtualBox, which would come in ...
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Snow Leopard screen sharing slow to connect

My snow leopard (10.6.7) suddenly refused to connect to another mac (snow leopard 10.6.4) through screen sharing. There is no change except the installation of the latest security update. If I ...
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How to connect to the native (non-VNC) Mac screen sharing from a Windows PC?

I have a Mac with screen sharing enabled through "Remote Management" and not through the "Screen Sharing" setting. I also disable regular VNC since it seems like pretty insecure and I'd like to rely ...
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Install Ubuntu minimal on VPS

I am just starting out with Linux, purchased a VPS and would like to install a minimal desktop so I can open a remote desktop connection via TightVNC, how do I go about it? This is the VPS I Have: ...
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vnc4server - what X server

I need VNC access for server that is already running SSH. I need to set up vnc4server. My question is what is the best X server in terms of using least resources and being fastest, what packages ...
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Setting up DynDNS and VNC in order to control my work Mac from my home PC and vice versa

I have set up a VNC server/service on my home PC with TightVNC. I have then set up VNC access on my work Mac, and have downloaded Chicken of the VNC as a client. I have created a dyndns host for my ...
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VM Host Windows VNC Client isn't finding VM Guest Linux VNC Server … why?

I have a Debian 6 guest (VirtualBox) sitting on a Windows XP host. In Debian I've configured tightvncserver. In Windows XP I've installed TightVNC client. On Debian I do the following: $ sudo ...
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Does there exist a VNC solution with Audio for Windows 7?

I have two Windows 7 machines: one is a laptop that I use regularly and the other is a desktop that's hooked up to a large TV and some nice speakers. I want to use VNC to project my laptop onto the ...
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VNC on OSX: screen resolution

I have a desktop with a high-res display and laptop with a low-res display. Can the laptop log into the desktop and display its screen as if it were low-res? -- as if I had a low-res second monitor ...
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How do you run a log on/off script when a client logs on with VNC

How do you run a log on/off script when a client logs on with VNC? I want to kill any instances of XMBC running as I log on to a machine. Is there a way to say when a client logs on, run a script, ...
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How do I switch in/out of fullscreen mode from the command line in RealVNC?

How do I switch in/out of fullscreen mode from the command line in RealVNC? This would be very handy, allowing me to keep my hands on the keyboard when I need to check my email (in Windows).
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TightVNC resolution change crash

When the resolution of VNC server changes, the TightVNC client (on Windows 7) crashes. What could be done to avoid this?
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Why is VNC on Windows so slow?

In a test, I could stream a full HD movie across our network from my friend's computer, no problem. It's as fast as I could want. But VNC is painfully slow. We've tried Real VNC and Tight VNC, I've ...
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Can I access my home PC while in office? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to access my Home PC from the office? I have my home PC which I want to access while I am in office, something similar to a VNC server/viewer OR a Remote Desktop OR a ...
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Access Windows box from Linux

how can I access Windows box from Linux both GUI, or non GUI? opposite of something like VNC or SSH.
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Hot to terminate vnc server when vncviewer is closed?

I'm using tigthvnc server on linux machine. Often my clients are closing their vncviewrs from close button ('X'), and not exiting gracefully their sessions from OS. How can I terminate the server when ...
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Fast Desktop Sharing Over LAN?

I have a Macbook and a Windows Vista box hooked up to the same switch, I'd like to be able to remote into the Macbook from the Vista box, and get decent graphics. Currently I'm using Vine Server for ...
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“Blind” / “Headless” input to a VNC session

Is it possible to configure VNC such that: mouse & keyboard input is delivered from client to server no display capture is performed, and no display data is sent from server to client ? The ...
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What does VNC server do when a client connects? (Ultr@ VNC)

I have a low spec Windows XP computer which is generally really slow. However, when I connect via VNC the computer speeds up. What does VNC do when a client connects? Something VNC server does is ...
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Why does my computer shut down when I login with TightVNC or LogMeIn?

Whenever I try to remote control a computer at home from my office, it always shuts down automatically for no reason. I normally use VNC or LogMeIn for remote control of the home computer, which has ...
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Mac VNC and Windows Remote Desktop License Issue

I am trying to connect a Windows 7 machine to Mac using Windows Remote Desktop Client. It works and shows MAC login screen but when I try to login using a username and password it gives me following ...
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Create “virtual” external display for VNC control?

I have an extra iMac G5 that I no longer use for compatibility & speed reasons, and saw that you can control an additional "virtual" display on an iPhone (such as iDisplay). Is there a piece of ...
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Network Suggestions - current setup diagram provided

I have my home network setup like this: I'd like any suggestions on the setup in general. Specifically I'm looking for suggestions on how to open up AFP access to my NAS from the internet. I'd ...
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VNC software, which only gives access to certain applications?

I would like to give a user in a competing company access to one of our computers via VNC or similar so that he can utilize one specific application. The VNC should function in such a way that if he ...
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How can I access my work Mac behind a firewall from my home Mac

I'm really hoping someone can answer this for me so I can telecommute... I want to be able to access my work Mac from my home Mac, or just be able to somehow access the network. I do web development ...
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OSX Lion and VNC

I've recently been testing OSX Lion and I've been trying to use the multiuser VNC functionality. However, when I try logging in the TightVNC or COTVNC, I'm presented with a list of users (including ...
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Bypass router for remote desktop [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the best Remote Desktop Application? My family is abroad and often I need to help them with computer stuff. Is there a simple way to take control of their ...
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Connecting Ubuntu to Ubuntu through VNC. Remote Desktop

The scenario is as follows - I will be moving across the country and my desktop will stay here powered and online, while I move with a laptop. I need a way to connect to the desktop for file ...
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Remotely accessing OSX Lion from Windows in a sane manner

I have a 3-year old MacMini and 2-year old PC laptop residing on the same home 100Mb network. To manage the Mac, I did the whole screen sharing thing (basically VNC) and I connect to it from Windows ...
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EclipseCDT/VNC/Ubuntu 8.04 eclipse not starting

I'm not sure if I set this up properly. I want to start Eclipse CDT on my Ubuntu 8.04 install using X11 through VNC. When I try to run eclipse through vnc viewer command line using ./eclipse it ...
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Can I access my desktop over VNC at a different screen size?

I've already installed x11vnc and have it running well on my laptop upstairs. I can access my existing desktop session with no real problems, it works great. The problem I'm running into is the fact ...
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ubuntu, issues using & on the command line

The issue Im having is when I use &. For example vncviewer 192.168.1.106 & This should run vncviewer in the background, allowing me to continue using terminal for other stuff. vncviewer on ...
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Remote access of PC does not work

In order to be able to do some heavy computing for my work at the university, I have remote access to a powerful computer. I used to use a pc to connect to this computer and this worked out fine. ...
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vnc with ability to black the screen?

I am accessing a computer elsewhere in the house that is on black screensaver.. i'd like to be able to access it without the screen changing. From time to time I just need to access it and save some ...
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Executing a program on a remote computer over the net

I'm looking for a small, free Windows app that will allow me to execute a command line on a remote PC over the net - to start a program or reboot. The reason is this; I normally leave TeamViewer ...
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Best fullscreen solution for vnc on linux

For development, I primarily depend on Eclipse and a GNU Screen session in a terminal. At work, I have dual monitors, and have them usually maximized on each of the screens. When I work from home, I ...
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Is there any way to disable “Windows has detected your computer's performance is slow” notification/action in Windows 7 when using VNC?

Whenever I access my Windows 7 (Professional, 64-bit) desktop through a VNC client (TightVNC on laptop or VNC Viewer on iPhone), Windows pops up the "Windows has detected your computer's performance ...
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How can I see, control & hear my Mac remotely?

Even though LogMeIn has a pro version that lets me hear what's happening on a remote computer, its system doesn't work with a Mac. So, is there a VNC program (or VNC-like program) that will let me ...
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Exposing OSX via VNC on Internet

I have a macbook that I've managed to expose (using port forwarding) to the world. It works nicely but I'm worried that, while it's not pingable or otherwise detectable, it might get detected and ...
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Embedded VNC session

What I need is to allow a remote user access to a host machine (Ubuntu) via VNC. The catch is that the user should only be allowed to use a specific software and nothing else. My solution for now is ...
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Connect to Ubuntu remote desktop from CentOS

I have started up a vncserver on my home computer, running Ubuntu 10.10. I enabled the ability for users to connect, and made it require a password yesterday I tested this from Ubuntu by typing ...
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Syncing iPhone through VNC

I have a situation where I would really like to sync my iPhone with my home PC (to add an audiobook for a long drive), however, I'm far from home and since this is Apple, I can't sync my iPhone with ...
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How can I make a Tight VNC server's display mirror its client's display?

I have installed the Tight VNC server program on a Linux PC and the client program on a Windows PC. After I launched the server program, I was able to connect to the server with the client by entering ...
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Xvnc4 started from xinetd only displays empty gray X screen

I'm attempting to setup an Ubuntu 10.10 box so that anyone can connect to port 5900 and be greeted by the gdm login manager. To do so, I added a vnc entry in /etc/services and I am starting Xvnc4 ...
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VNC error: “Could not connect to session bus: Failed to connect to socket”

I started a vncserver on display :1 on an ubuntu machine. When I connect to it, I get a grey X window with an error message Could not connect to session bus: Failed to connect to socket. The vnc log ...
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Looking for a VNC (and or Remote Desktop) Profile Manager/Launcher

I connect to many different computers via VNC and RDP. I'm looking for a windows client that can preferably do the following, though I'd accept software options that only meet some of the points: ...
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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 ...