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Is there a multi-user Remote Desktop app for Mac OS X? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can a Mac be used by multiple users at same time? Is there a remote desktop app for the Mac that allows multiple people to be remoted in at the same time, similar to RDP ...
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Fast VNC from Windows to Mac?

I regularly need to connect from a Windows box to an OSX box over VNC. OSX has VNC built-in as part of its "Screen Sharing" tool, but for some reason, it's much faster to connect from OSX to OSX or ...
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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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How can I share a monitor between two computers?

I have two desktops, side by side. The 2nd desktop is for guests. About once a week a friend comes over and plays games on it next to me. So anyway, I have two identical 23 inch Hanns-g monitors, one ...
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Mac VNC client (for controlling Mac Mini remotely)?

I recently got a Mac mini as both a media centre and a desktop computer. I'd like control it remotely, over wifi, using my MacBook. I have the impression that what's basically needed is to enable ...
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How can I make VNC faster?

I need to remotely access and use my work computer a few times a week. I want to use VNC because of the price. I've used VNC before, mostly on my own network, where it's fast. However, VNC over the ...
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Non-RDP Remote Desktop solution (for LAN - Windows Home Premium)

I was too cheap to buy Win 7 Pro and went with Windows Home Premium so now I'm looking for a replacement for RDP (Remote Desktop), it's been a while since I've used VNC but the performance was always ...
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Automatically start VNC server on startup

I installed the Ubuntu desktop on a Ubuntu 9.10 VPS server and am able to connect to the server using TightVNC. However, the VNC server on this VPS can only be started by logging in through SSH and ...
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What's the difference between RDP vs VNC?

Okay I was playing around with the iPhone Jaadu App and I realized I download the wrong desktop client. So what's really the difference between the RDP and VNC? (because there is Jaadu RDP and Jaadu ...
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Mac OS X 10.5 VNC Resolution independent of hardware display

Is it possible to set the VNC display resolution that is independent of the hardware resolution when you are using OS X 10.5 Screen Sharing? I have a macbook and a windows box with 3 monitors. I'd ...
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What's the best(free) vnc server software

I want a good VNC server to connect to my PC from my iPhone. What's my best bet?
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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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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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How to change the default screen sharing / VNC port number on Mac OS X?

Is there any way to change it from the default 5900 to some other port?
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Virtual VNC screen/workspace

I've got one monitor (the family TV) attached to my Ubuntu 8.04 system, and when I need to work on it I usually VPN into it from another PC. However I'd like to be able to VPN in even when it's in ...
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How do I remotely administer Mac OS X Snow Leopard from Windows desktop?

I have tried turning on System Preferences -> Sharing & then connecting using TightVNC in windows, but I cannot connect. Would prefer a free option for the mac, would prefer it even more if i ...
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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 keep TightVNC client on Windows XP alive when connected to OS X?

I'm using TightVNC on my Windows XP workstations to connect to a remote OS X box (10.5.x) using OS X's VNC support. I've noticed that the TightVNC will become unresponsive after a period of ...
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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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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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install remote desktop in a PC with FTP and HTTP access

I have a machine behind a firewall to which I have only FTP and HTTP access - is there any remote desktop software available that I can install over FTP and access over HTTP (java based perhaps)? 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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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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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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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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Reliable and free remote desktop client and server? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What’s the best Remote Desktop Application? Could anyone recommend me good reliable and free remote desktop client and server for Windosw? UntraVNC does not work ...
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Remote desktop/vnc into a windows computer from a Ubuntu computer

I'm looking for a good solution that allows me to remote desktop a windows computer from a ubuntu computer. If the software is open-source and in the standard repositories (so I just can apt-get ...
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Why does my Windows 7 computer freeze after waking up from Sleep?

Moderator edit: if you have a similar problem, please ask your own question, since it seems there are several things that can cause this situation, it is better to treat each case separately. Hey ...
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“Detach” and “Reattach” xterms across X sessions?

Is there a way to save/detach an xterm (or another window), and reopen/load/reattach it on a different X session on the same machine ? What I'm trying to achieve is "move" running xterms between two ...
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How do I run vino-server without a monitor attached in Ubuntu 10.04

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 10.04 yesterday on a headless home server. I use the server for a variety of purposes, and what I don't know how to do via SSH I've alway been able to do through 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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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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How do I get VNC to only serve up a specific display in windows?

I'm doing this nice little project which will please a bunch of iPod/iPhone users, but one of my last steps requires me to serve up a specific display on my computer, how do I specify which display to ...
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How can I use my laptop as a 2nd monitor?

I have tried looking for a solution for this for a long while. Heres some background information: I use Linux on all my desktops/laptops. I have a more laptops that I can possibly use, so I hope to ...
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Gaming over LAN, VNC alternative?

Okay, I've done more than a little homework about this and am starting to think that the world is somehow opposed to this idea. I have a laptop in my house, SB Core i3 with a GMA HD GPU which is ...
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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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How can I leave the remote screen locked when I ARD/VNC/etc. to my Mac?

I'm currently using Jolly's Fast VNC and Mac OS X's built-in VNC server (System Preferences, Sharing, Screen Sharing) to access my iMac remotely. Here's my problem: When I'm using the iMac remotely, ...
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Is it possible to remotely connect to computer without disrupting their session?

I am trying to figure out if it is possible to connect to a computer using RDP, VNC, Etc without actually disrupting the computer you are logging into. My wife uses my desktop computer at home so she ...
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Is it possible to setup remote play for PC games

Specifically, is it possible for a desktop with a decent graphics card (say suitable for Eve Online combat at laptop resolution), to provide remote play to a laptop on wifi or 4G? I took a run at ...
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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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One server with multiple desktops “heads” with VNC

I am managing a system of kiosks. Each kiosk currently is running a web browser with the application for the kiosk running in the browser. Each kiosk needs to be able to display separate content. ...
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Enabling RDP, or installing a VNC server, on Windows 7 from the command line

I've got a remote Win7 box that I can SSH into (via Cygwin). I apparently forgot to turn RDP on before leaving it. I've got wget accessible, but obviously no way of getting to a GUI. Is there a way ...
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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 and VPN working together problem

Here is the situation. I connect via VNC to a computer running UltraVNC server. Then, I connect to a VPN on the UltraVNC server computer that I 've just connected to. Once the VPN connection is ...
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VNC into an Ubuntu machine from a Mac?

I would like to log into my Ubuntu machine from my Mac. I tried running a VNC server on the Ubuntu machine with sudo x11vnc -shared -forever -nopw -display :0 -auth /var/lib/gdm/:0.Xauth and then ...
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Send Ctrl+Alt+Del over VNC with Windows Vista and UAC off?

I'm trying to set up a machine here with UltraVNC on Windows Vista with UAC off. The problem is, in this configuration, I can't send Ctrl + Alt + Del (CAD) to the Windows Vista machine, and ...
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Virtual monitor / desktop accessable through vnc only (windows 7)

I have the following challenge. I would like a virtual monitor / desktop on my windows 7 pc which is not neccessarily visible to me when i use the pc. Instead i want to access this virtual screen only ...
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Vncviewer Size is too Small

My Windows XP (on a laptop with a 12" monitor) is running the vncserver and I have a RedHat (on a desktop with a 19" monitor) running the vncviewer. The vncserver is 4.1.3. When I run the vncviewer, ...
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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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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 ...