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What is the correct way to kill a vncsession in linux?

When I run the following command in my remote linux box that I connect to from my windows 7 laptop via VNC I get the following : [subhrcho@slc04lyo ~]$ ps -ef|grep vnc subhrcho 20113 19804 0 21:40 ...
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RDP and VNC “shared screen”

I have a remote Windows 2012 Server with RDP enabled and i want to use VNC also. But the problem that when someone disconnects from RDP VNC also going off and user got black screen on VNC. How may ...
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Windows VNC server with image rescaling

I have a machine with a high dpi screeen that I want to display on a low dpi device using vnc. Because the viewer runs on a very resource constrained device, I am looking for a VNC server that can ...
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remote connection only works when I'm logged in

I'm using ubuntu 15 + vncserver for a remote connection. But it only works when i'm physically logged in. Which means if I go to the computer > log in and then try to remotely connect to it - it works....
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Error on changing the resolution of a vnc session in linux on the fly

I connect to my workstation which is a linux box(Red Hat Linux) from a my laptop(windows 7 machine) through RealVNC . When I am work I use a docking station and the resolution of it is quite high and ...
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How to wake up a locked screen remotely? vnc viewer: send C-A-D doesn't work

I am remotely controlling a windows pc by VNC viewer. Unfortunately, the screen of that pc is locked up, though the system is still running. So I can see how the programs on it running, but I cannot ...
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Problems Configuring the VNC Session for RHEL 7 on Power8

I follow http://www.linuxexplorers.com/2014/04/configure-vnc-server-in-red-hat-enterprise-linux-7-rhel7/ to configure the RHEL 7 VNC server. At the final configuration step "systemctl start ...
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unencrypted, password-free VNC connection

I setup conferences twice a year where users come to learn a program that we have created. I have a powerful laptop (running Debian Jessie) and a router to create a local network and I'd like to give ...
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The connection was refused by the host computer

After installing tigervnc-server and it's packages and config VNC when I want to connect to host with VNC Viewer I got this error: The connection was refused by the host computer This is works ...
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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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“Oh no, something has gone wrong” - Fedora 23 and tigervnc

I am having a strange problem using vncserver on Fedora 23. I did a new fresh install of Fedora 23 on my laptop, installed tigervnc-server and tigervnc, started it and got the "Oh, no!...." message ...
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How to connect my VNC server without opening the port 5901?

I have installed and configured VNC server on Amazon EC2 instance. But the port 5901 is not opened in my security group. Is there any way to connect my VNC server from Windows without opening the port ...
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How to change screen resolution of VNC server without restarting it?

Is it possible to change the resolution of the viewer specified during starting of the vnc server with the geometry command line argument? I have a vncserver configured for a wide screen monitor but I ...
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How to use multiple monitors to display multiple workspaces with vnc?

I know this question may have been answered/asked before, but I haven't been able to find a definitive answer, so here I go and apologies if this is a repetition: Q. I have a vncserver running on a ...
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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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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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I Cannot Type the Key 'd' (lowercase) in VNC Viewer Connected to a vncserver of Ubuntu 10.10

I set a vncserver in my Ubuntu 10.10 Server, and started the service by vncserver :1, and I could also connect it from my Ultra VNC viewer on my WinXP. Everything works fine, but I just cannot type ...
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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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Ubuntu Software Center not loading through VNC

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty in which I am not able to open Ubuntu Software Center through VNC Client. After clicking on Application Menu >> System >> Ubuntu Software Center through ...
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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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Plain remote Linux desktop on my VNC Viewer?

So for some reason my VNC Viewer is not showing any desktop icons on the remote Linux. I remember it first happened after I clicked on the button "Quit this session". I am using putty as a terminal ...
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TightVNC server not listening for connections

When I start TightVNC in Windows and I put the mouse over the taskbar icon it says that TightVNC server is not listening for connections. Edit: It started listening to connection again, and is ...
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How to restart mouse tracking in X windows?

I'm on a Centos 4 32 bit machine and have connected from my MacBook via VNC to a DISPLAY created with vncserver. All was working well for the past month, then suddenly today, the mouse stopped ...
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Failure to connect to VNC server after upgrade to Fedora-20

On one of my servers (Chameleon - host for a number of VMs running different OS versions) I have two VNC server instances (Tiger VNC) on the host system - one for a root desktop and one for a plain ...
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Manually compiled TigerVNC throws syntax error on Raspberry Pi

I want to set up TigerVNC (because it have XRandR support), on my Raspberry Pi B+. So I've downloaded sources from TigerVNC Github repo and compiled directly on Raspberry using CMake. It compiled ...
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Guacamole, Tomcat, HTTPS-setup fails due to issues with certification

I'm using guacamole (http://guac-dev.org/) to access (parts of) my home (Debian) computer clientless, on the go. From my work computer (University Network) the screen is however not updating and only ...
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Remote control Nokia Lumia from PC

Sorry if this isn't the right place to ask.. I can VNC to and control my jailbroken iPhone from a PC, but does anyone know if this is possible with a Nokia Lumia?
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Force vncserver started by lightdm to localhost on ubuntu 14.04

I am using vncserver with lightdm on ubuntu 14.04 on an amazon EC2 instance. I created a lightdm.conf: # # VNC Server configuration # # enabled = True if VNC connections should be allowed # port = ...
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How to install VNC server which uses USB Dongle

I have a computer which has Mobile Broadband Connection to connect to the internet (USB Dongle).. I want to monitor that computer installing VNC Server... Is it Possible to install VNC and Monitor in ...
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VNC: connection timeout

I have realvnc, the vnc server was giving some errors yesterday but i fixed them. I forwarded my ports My settings are correct Still i get connection timeout I turned off my ...
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VNC server is running but I cannot connect to it using VNC viewer

I have installed VNC server on CentOS 5.8 and it is running, but I cannot connect to it using VNC viewer. I get the following error message: connect: Connection timed out(10060) What could be ...
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Kubuntu desktop not showing after adding tightvnc server as a service

I installed tightvnc. It was working well when started manually. I then made it a service using this post as a guide (Automatically start VNC server on startup). Since then, when I start a session, ...
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How would I check the version of vncserver on Redhat?

I want to check which version of vncserver I am using in my linux box. What is the command for that? When I run which vncserver I get /usr/bin/vncserver P.S: I am running Red Hat Enterprise ...
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TightVNC and Vista yields “VNC server closed connection”

I have forwarded the port 5900 for TightVNC. I have TightVNC 2.0 Beta4 installed on my Windows Vista machine. I then try to connect from an Arch Linux box: [earlz@earlzarch ~]$ vncviewer somehost::...
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VNC Server running on Linux machine to access all the terminals open on the Linux

I have a Linux Ubuntu(11.10) box at work, on which I open 4 terminals and execute different processes(my code). I run vncserver on this Linux box, so as to access it remotely. When I login to my ...
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Determining what coordinates I click on VNC

Is there an easy way to determine the coordinates I'm hitting (server-side) with VNC or a VNC viewer? Or a logging feature server-side that'll spit out what coordinates I'm clicking? A VNC viewer ...
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unable to start vncserver on centos 6

I am trying to start vncserver with the following command-- /sbin/service vncserver start This is the error I am getting-- Starting VNC server: no displays configured How do I setup vncserver ...
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Is there a way to get a separate desktop for each user logged in through VNC? [duplicate]

Hi I am accessing my desktop remotely through VNC server/client connection. I used Vino to establish a remote connection. Now the app which I am building requires provision of a different section in ...
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No windows when I connect to my old Mac Mini via VNC

I wanted to reactivate my old Mac Mini (from 2007, OS X Lion 10.7.5) to use it for some server testing stuff. As I don't want to add another monitor, keyboard and mouse to my desktop, I want to ...
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TightVNC port remapping not working for web based viewer

The problem: I am trying to access my desktop from home, but the firewall setup at my workplace blocked most of the ports but a few. The blocked ones include 5900 and 5800 for TightVNC viewer and ...
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Is there a more graceful way of listing vncserver sessions than just getting the list of running PIDs?

How do you list your vncserver sessions? This article says to do this: $ cat ~/.vnc/*.pid 5910 6790 16589 21891 ... and many more Using this method, I could write a script to check each pid, but ...
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Why would vncserver not use the xstartup script?

I am using Fedora 16, and I've set up vncserver, using the systemctl method... /lib/systemd/system/vncserver@:1.service: [Unit] Description=Remote desktop service (VNC) After=syslog.target network....
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uvnc - connecting to a nat without port forwarding

How can I connect to a vnc server from outside of that LAN without setting up port forwarding,m assuming there are no ports blocked. I have the network IP and the PC's ip on that network. I've ...
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How do I view a VNC Session of Ubuntu Server in full screen window?

I have tried multiple attempts to change the size of the screen but all it does is seem to fill the screen with a zoomed in image. When I run eclipse the app window is too small to see any of the code....
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Download and install newer KDE without root access?

Without being root, is it possible to download a newer version of KDE and use that as your window manager for a RealVNC server?
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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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Is there some (free) RDC/VNC solution that allows to connect to PC behind NAT without doing router configuration? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Reliable and free remote desktop client and server? Is there a (free) way to set up remote desktop sharing without configuring the router? I'm trying to help a client ...
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How's the latency with Mac VNC on Windows PC using a crossover cable?

I use a Windows 8 PC as my main system, and do some programming with Xcode which I use a virtual machine for. However, it doesn't run as smoothly as I would like, so I'm thinking about purchasing a ...
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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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How to use 8 bit mode with NoVNC

I've got NoVNC running on Centos 6, and I can connect to it from my web browser without any problems. From some locations the connection is a bit slow, and I'd like to be able to drop back to 8 bit ...