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Install VNC Server via RDP on Windows 2008 Server

I have a need to allow multiple users to view the same remote session on a Windows 2008 server. The server is cloud-based and is virtual. I have no physical access to it. I've tried several different ...
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I'm looking for a way to control an iOS device with a Mac and execute pre-defined touch macros

I'm looking to perform automated testing on an app so I don't have to sit in front of my phone and perform the same repetitive tasks. One thought is to use a VNC solution to connect with the iPhone, ...
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Cannot start chromium on vncserver without --no-sandbox option

I've got server with Debian 7.0 and I installed vnc4server with fluxbox and chromium (same happens on google chrome, though) on it. When I try to open chromium, I get this error: PID namespaces ...
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Fastest remote desktop alternative to RDP on Linux [on hold]

What is the fastest available alternative today for remote desktop connection on Linux? I've tried following but all seems slow compared to Windows RDP: X11 forwarding (even with compression and ...
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Can Gnome act as thin client?

I'm wondering if Gnome can be used like VNC. Can the window manager be run on linux box A to work with linux box B? I'm editing some videos, and the system I'd like to use is headless. So if I could ...
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Ultravnc resolution is so low

I am running Ultravnc server in windows 7. But when I connect with vnc viewer. The quality of the vnc is low. The image is with small square. So I have tried to find way to tune the image quality. ...
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how to cancel keyboard P key, shortcuts to changing resolution on gnome through NX (nomachine)

I don't know why, but suddenly, after connecting to a gnome-session through NX, every time when I press (lower case) p, the session changes resolution (instead of just printing 'p' on the screen). ...
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How to upgrade xrandr in ubuntu 14.04?

While trying to change resolution in VNC using: xrandr --fb 1440x900 I get the following error: xrandr: Server RandR version before 1.2 trying to "apt-get" it, the result suggests to install ...
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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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RealVNC Viewer: How can I escape from the remote desktop screen by using keys?

I often use RealVNC Viewer to connect to remote VNC desktops served by RealVNC Server, Tight VNC Server, X11VNC... etc. When connected, all pressed hotkeys are passed to (captured by) the remote ...
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Mouse and Keyboard Input not working under Xubuntu VNC

Question I have x11vnc setup on a Xubuntu 14.04 machine, however when I connect to the local session, no keyboard or mouse access is accepted. I start x11vnc using: x11vnc -xkb -forever -shared ...
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Any way to share a once-off ssh session like TeamViewer/VNC without creating a user?

Hi, I would like to trial some dev ops/sysads/db admins but I don't want to give them the keys to the kingdom until they've proven their skillz. I'd like something analgous to TeamViewer in the ...
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VNC Address Book - Window Invisible? Working as intended?

I have VNC Server and VNC Viewer on the same PC with Windows 7 Ultimate x64. Is VNC Address Book supposed to have a main application window? I can't tell if this is bugged or working as intended. ...
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Killing VNC Process Manually

I'm looking for a way to reset the display counter for VNC to :1. What has happened is that my server has been restarted without killing the VNC processes first and upon reboot and then starting ...
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VirtualBox OSE: Install Guest OS On Headless Host Via VNC?

I've remotely installed VirtualBox OSE on my Gentoo box at home. I have everything set up and ready for the OS. However all the documentation I've read seems to say that you can only use the PUEL ...
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Can I restrict VNC connections by SSH key or login ID?

I want to offer friends access to the X desktop on host "foo" for collaboration, but only at certain times; meanwhile, I want to access that desktop myself at any time. I have set up SSH port ...
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Start vino-server (VNC) before login on Linux CentOS

I'm using the default vino-server package to access my CentOS 6 workstation via VNC. It works ok, but only AFTER I locally login on the workstation. I need to have vino-server start BEFORE the login, ...
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vncserver is still allowing connections even after I use “-localhost”

I set up vncserver on a computer I wish to connect to through ssh tunneling. I heard that for security reasons you should add the -localhost option on the server machine so that it will only allow ...
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Why does x11vnc ( via SSH tunnel ) ask for password on port 5900, but not others?

server == x11vnc viewer == RealVNC ( Windows build ), plus others I'm using SSH to provide a secure tunnel for my VNC activity; consequently, I don't want a password for the VNC server itself, which ...
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Can't connect to VNC even though port is open and service is visible

A client with a small office network (under 20 devices) had me replace a malfunctioning Netgear router with a Buffalo WHR-600D router. On the previous router, I had set up port forwarding with custom ...
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VNC viewer does not refresh/update the screen

I have VNC Server installed on Windows 8 Desktop Machine. I havw VNC Viewer Installed on Windows 7 Laptop, I don't know what I am doing wrong but my VNC Viewer won't update/refresh the screen after ...
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VNC to OS X Yosemite, added Server and now double login prompts

So I have VNC setup and it works fine, prompts me for the base password, then has me authenticate for my account, and I'm in, great. I add the Server app to the system, and now when I VNC in, I have ...
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Unity doesn't work on VNC server under Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, I find the Unity destkop in vnc4server never works as it did under Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Here is my ~/.vnc/xstartup for vnc4server: #!/bin/sh xrdb $HOME/.Xresources ...
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XEN HVM: GUI rendering artifacts on VNC

I'm facing a strange issue running Xubuntu (tried Ubuntu also, same problem with Unity, but no problem with Metacity) on Xen HVM while connecting to it via XEN's builtin VNC. Some parts of the user ...
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VNC attack attempts on OS X 10.10 — should I worry/respond?

If I turn on OS X "Screen Sharing" (i.e., VNC access), my console log gets regular messages like the following: screensharingd[1584]: Authentication: FAILED :: User Name: N/A :: Viewer Address: ...
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How to start a VNC session with multiple monitor

The work in my lab requires dual monitor (well I can live with only one monitor, but I will have to constantly switching between windows). A headless server (no monitor) is running CentOS 6 64 bit ...
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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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A hacker installed vnc & remote management programs on my Macbook

A nasty guy I dated last year secretly installed a series of programs onto my MacBook Pro and I need help with allocating and removing them please. I haven't switched it on for 11 months so it's still ...
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X11vnc server full screen?

I installed X11vnc sever with Kali Linux using this guide: http://hezik.nl/remote-control-your-raspberry-pi-running-kali-linux-using-vnc-server/ The only problem is when I use tightvnc viewer, I do ...
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Using Clipboard with Xfce and TightVNC

I'm having major difficulties in getting the clipboard (copy/paste) to work over my VNC connection. Setup: Server: Ubuntu 14.04 with Xfce and TightVNCServer Client: Windows 8.1 with TightVNCViewer ...
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Seting up vnc on mac through RPI ssh

I'm currently away from home, and I would like to access my iMac which is turned on in my place. I set up the mac screen sharing before I leave, but something went wrong, and I can't access it from my ...
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Remote Desktop from Windows to Mac which actually works

I need to work on both Windows 8 and Mac Mavericks, Windows 8 being my main machine. I've been trying to do a remote desktop from Windows 8.1 to Mac. I tried different solutions VNC, TightVNC, ...
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How to extend your monitor to a new X display

The setup is the following: My university provides monitors for groupwork that allow sharing your desktop via x11vnc -connect <address_of_the_monitor>. However, the desktop is then displayed ...
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Get the password to autosave in RealVNC viewer without creating shortcuts or using the address book

Is it possible to get passwords to autosave in RealVNC viewer without creating shortcuts or using the address book? Right now I use the address book: Connect to the remote computer with IP ...
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scaling a fixed-sized application

I have an application (on linux - Debian/wheezy) that creates a fixed size window (say 800x600 pixels). I would like to scale that window to fullscreen on whatever resolution the X-server is ...
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VNC just one screen from Windows to Mac

I'm looking to connect to a Mac system via VNC from a Windows system, but am looking for the feature similar to what is present in Apple Remote Desktop where I can choose which screen to show. The ...
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VNC - two users at same time

I've set up VNC on my desktop (Linux) and I'm not sure how to configure it so that there can be two users using the desktop at the same time? Is VNC the correct tool for this or will it only allow one ...
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fedora 21 tigervnc resolution settings

I'm using fedora 21 remotely from Win7 remote desktop client. But the tigervnc screen resolution size is not properly set automatically. So I have to enter the following command every time after the ...
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Connecting through UVNC repeater

I have been working on finding a solution to connect a Windows VNC client to a Linux VNC server through a UVNC repeater. On an Ubuntu desktop I have x11vnc running and have been able to connect using ...
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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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Catching the Xvfb failed error

I am starting Xvfb as follows: Xvfb $DISPLAY -screen 0 1920x1080x24 2>&1 >/tmp/xvfb.log & I am facing following problems: The logs are not getting redirected to the log ...
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Use wired LAN network interface for Teamviewer and Wi-Fi interface for everything else

I need to make TeamViewer use my wired network card and web browsing traffic to use my Wi-Fi network card. I am using Windows XP. How can I make this happen? If the scenario above would not be ...
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How to emulate EDID on HTPC so it can be run headless

as my title, i need some way to make my HTPC think there is a screen connected, because when i connect to it thrue VNC or Teamviewer the screen is all black when there is no screen connected. so my ...
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VNC Won't wake up my windows 7 laptop

I have a laptop running windows 7. It is running realVNC server. I have a mac that I want to use to connect to it. When the PC is awake, it works fine. However, when the PC is asleep, the viewer just ...
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Tablet as second monitor (RTMP)

Now i am using my tablet as second monitor. My solution works likes this i've added an extra monitor virtually (by forcing use VGA) and i have served my screen with tightVNC and connected to my pc ...
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Reverse vnc from OS X

I looked at ARD, macports, fink, and homebrew but could not find a working command line vnc server that supports reverse connections. (yes I want to avoid turn/stun/upnp/tunnels/proxies). X11vnc ...
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Difficulty to enable a remote desktop connection to Ubuntu from Mac

I'm trying to perform a remote desktop connection to my Ubuntu system from Mac. I had installed the vnc on ubuntu and trying to use Finder to connect. The problem is I'm getting a error message: ...
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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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VNC server immedietly closes connection

So, I am attempting to use VNC over SSH via this method. However when I type the command vncviewer localhost:[port] I get the response vncviewer: VNC server closed connection. However, I do have ...