Virtual Network Computing - platform-independent remote display system

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How to VNC to Mac OS X Lion?

How can we VNC to Mac OS X Lion to use screen sharing? RealVNC for Windows connects and shows a lock screen, but I cannot click or type a password. What clients will work now?
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Connecting to multiple computers via SSH behind only only one public IP?

I have the following predicament. I find myself becoming more and more used (albeit paid) as the "computer guy" in the neighborhood for "fixing" common "issues." Being a hacker, I've thought of ...
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Is it possible to stream windows applications to Linux via VNC?

Is it possible to stream windows applications to Linux via VNC? Need only some apps not a whole desktop.
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Real VNC on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS via xinetd

I am trying to get Real VNC server on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS 64 bit. I tried 2 options. First, I got Real VNC free edition and got it working after getting all requires 32 bit libraries, configuration ...
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TightVNC server issues

I'm trying to get a friend's server started for them. It's running on the same hardware platform as one that I personally use, so I figured it would be easy. They're running CentOS, and I'm trying to ...
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How to use VNC to connect to the Windows XP home edition

I would like to remote into a computer on my network from another computer on my network. How do I do this using VNC?
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Linux: Use VNC to create a second Screen

I'm planning to use my 7" Android tablet as second screen via VNC. Sharing my main screen works fine with x11vnc, but that is not what I want. So I created a second screen using the ...
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OS X: What remote support solution can be installed with the fewest clicks after a grandma is given a link?

Preferably free please. Edit 1: Please bare in mind how much effort, e.g: clicks and key presses is it from download to screen sharing! Compiling a custom reverse VNC connecting app to a pkg file ...
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Black VNC screen, works w/ other guest VM

I have two instances of OpenSuse 11.4 installed as guests under XenServer. The first one is running KDE and the second LXDE (Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment). I can connect via TightVnc to the ...
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enable VNC to run on an account different than the current account on mac

How can I make my MAC VNC server to which many windows based PCs can connect simultaneously with distributed access to resources. I want to share my MAC with multiple users using Windows, can I do ...
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Remote Desktop Alternatives to Windows 7 Starter [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the best Remote Desktop Application? I just discovered that my beloved Windows 7 Starter cannot as an RDP server, by design. What alternatives are there for ...
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“Connection closed” error when using vinagre

I currently have two machines that I'm trying to connect on a local network. The problem is this: one machine is running Arch Linux, and the other is running Ubuntu 11.04. I want to remote desktop ...
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RealVNC connection to VMware Workstation causes mouse to drift

I am using RealVNC Viewer v4.4 to connect to a linux virtual machine in VMWare Workstation 6.5 installed on another computer. The VMWare Workstation is configured to allow remote connections. I am ...
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Real VNC won't connect to OS X Leopard VNC server

I have 3 machines. 2 Macs, 1 Dell. 1 of the Macs is running as a VNC server and the other Mac connects great with Chicken of the VNC. Sadly, this app does not exist for Windows so I'm using RealVNC ...
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Ubuntu - Unable to ping windows computers

I have a very strange problem. I am unable to ping windows PCs on my local network, whereas they are able to ping my ubuntu laptop. Another thing is I can actually VNC onto one of the PCs but cant ...
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Multiple monitors on UltraVNC

I have UltraVNC installed as a silent service. I now have a dual monitor setup and want UltraVNC to use my secondary monitor instead of the old primary one. I'm running Windows 7. I use the HTTP Java ...
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What is the best VNC tool to connect Ubuntu and MacOSX? [closed]

I need to help someone with installing some development packages and everything. I am running Ubuntu and the person I want to help is running MacOSX 10.5. What is the most easiest way to do this? ...
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VNC over Internet not working

I have successfully connected to a mac using VNC on a LAN, but I can't connect when trying through the internet. I have forwarded the port in the router. How can I know if the ISPs are blocking VNC? ...
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Accessing the Desktop of a Linux Machine (server) throught Remote Access

I was looking for: how to access my Linux machine(OpenSuse 11.3) that is being hosted at my hoster company from my home Win Pc, I found TightVNC , but I am confused, should I install it on both ...
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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 ...