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How to resolve the xscreensave-lock error on Real VNC

In VNC Viewer, I am getting the error shown in the screenshot below. Does anyone know how to resolve it without killing the session? Text of the error is "No Protocol Specified" / "(xscreensaver-...
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MacOS Sierra cannot access AWS Ubuntu Desktop via RealVNC client and SSH tunneling

I need to access Ubuntu Desktop 18.x on AWS from my Mac. I have used putty and and am able to connect via ssh. https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-and-configure-vnc-on-...
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RealVNC GPO Install not showing in systray

Have installed RealVNC 6.3.2 on a test PC using the GPO Computer Configuration. However when it is deployed to the test machine, I can see VNC Server in the start menu (doesn't produce any dialog box ...
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(Real)VNC Viewer Dual/Multiple Display at remote pc - toggle display?

VNC is a great tool. However with multiple monitors either on client or on server its a bit sub-optimal. fi. if the server features 2 monitors and the client 2 you got one single window in the viewer ...
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How to start VNC on a specified screen location

Im trying to launch multiple RealVNC sessions on specified locations of the screen, basically launching them next to each other so I dont have to put them on the screen one by one all the time. Is ...
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How to toggle between the windows of native desktop and windows within vnc viewer? [duplicate]

I am using Windows 10 Operating System, and i have installed VNC Viewer 6.7 on top of it. And using VNC Viewer, i will be connecting to a remote server running some *nix flavor of OS. So again there ...
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What are commands that you can send to vncaddrbook?

I was looking at REALVNC today and I noticed there's a program called vncaddrbook.exe, I looked at the -help and noticed that you can specify [COMMAND] but I can't find what commands can be specified ...
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RealVNC Viewer close failed connection attempt windows in Windows Server 2012 R2?

When I botch a connection attempt in RealVNC on Windows Server 2012 R2 and it's pinned to my task bar, I'm left with a dialog box (not showing) and I can no longer bring the window back up. Also my ...
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Realvnc changes keyboard layout when connecting to Mac OS High Sierra

I am running a guest macos High Sierra as virtual OS in Virtualbox. To access the guest from host (also High Sierra) I can use : Virtualbox gui macos built in screen sharing with vnc://path/to/guest/...
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RealVNC - SSMS - Application Menu does not work

When using RealVNC Viewer for remote connection I can't use SSMS' Menu. When clicking, for example, File, only thing it does is highlight if. But the drop-down menu doesn't work. Tested with other ...
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How to prevent RealVNC from scaling the display based on windows scaling option?

RealVNC does not present the window to to actual size but present a size computed based on 'scale' factor set in windows. For example say my display resolution is 1920x1080. And my remote PC is also ...
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Cannot connect to RealVNC on MacOS over local network (cloud works)

So I have a Mac mini which I primarily use to run builds on. I have been using its built in vnc server for about a week but it is painfully slow, and for some reason takes a good 2 minutes to ...
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How do I remove Real VNC from Kubuntu 16.04 if the packages are not listed?

Real VNC is installed on my system, which is Kubuntu 16.04. I am sure it is there, since the software starts when I start my computer. I wish to remove it, so I tried: sudo apt-get purge realvnc-vnc-...
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Access remote Windows PC command line without launching full remote desktop?

Is there a way to log into a remote Windows PC and access that PC's command prompt without launching "Remote Desktop"? Note that installing servers/services on the remote PC, which would run without ...
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TigerVNC viewer: no matching security types

I'm trying to control remotely the desktop of a Raspberry Pi (Raspbian Jessie) from a Samsung Chromebook (ARM Arch Linux). The vnc server in the pi is RealVNC. The vnc viewer in the Chromebook is ...
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Cannot configure VNC Server on Windows Server 2012 R2

I installed the VNC Connect 6.0.2 software tool on a Windows Server 2012 R2 virtual machine. The install completed without any issue and I can launch the VNC Client tool, however I cannot see the VNC ...
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RealVNC on Mac OS accessing Linux box – how to switch between Spaces?

I'm running Debian 8 with XFCE. Most of the time I'm accessing this box via VNC from my Mac (with El Capitan) using the RealVNC client. The client is set to full screen, so that it gets its own space ...
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RealVNC Logging on Windows

I'd like to see who WAS connected using RealVNC to a specific machine, running Windows 2008 server R2 64bit. Is it in the event viewer? Where exactly? Is logging turned on by default?
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Trouble installing VNC

I got the following error when I tried to install realVNC: I found some advice to not install Windows Mirror Driver, but the installer didn't give that option - so I tried to use the /NOMIRRORDRIVER ...
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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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Unable to install RealVNC (debian compatible) in Ubuntu 15.04

I'm trying to install RealVNC in Ubuntu 15.04 while I use command dpkg -i <realvncinstallerfile>.deb but I get following errors while installation. Preparing to unpack VNC-Server-5.2.3-Linux-...
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Cannot log into RealVNC server running on Ubuntu

I successfully installed RealVNC Server on 2 instances of Ubuntu. Authorized and started. I then ran RealVNC Viewer from Windows, and was asked for username and password. Tried logging in using my ...
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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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VNC Viewer showing black cursor in visual studio with black color theme

(I asked on Web and Server fault exchanges and they told me to post this here) I'm trying to read/write code remotely in VS2013 through VNC Viewer. I'm using a color theme in VS that has a black ...
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RealVNC: remote screen resolution changes when switching monitor off

I am using RealVNC at work to connect to a remote PC. When not working on that PC directly, I prefer to keep the monitor off. However when the monitor is off, RealVNC Server reduces to reduce the ...
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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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How to set up unique x-server instance for each vnc login

I'm trying to set up a server for analysing MEG data where it's possible for multiple users to simultaneously run unique instances of Matlab on unique X instances. We have 32 gb ram and an SSD, so I'm ...
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how to login to RealVNC automatically(without giving user/password every time)

any idea how to login to RealVNC automatically(without giving user/password every time). like how we can login to putty: putty.ext username@11.222.43.64 -pw password
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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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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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What does a display “Mirror Driver” do?

I have two mirror drivers showing up in Device Manager (in Windows), from RealVNC and UltraVNC. What exactly does a mirror/hook display driver (adapter?) do? I'm curious about the actual mechanism(s) ...
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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 firewall, tried again, ...
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How do I prevent VNC from automatically coping selected text?

Whenever I select any text the text is immediately copied to the clipboard without me explicitly issuing copy text command. How do I fix this bug or feature? I am using RealVNC client. The server is ...
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How can control the color depth for RealVNC on Macintosh?

I'm running RealVNC enterprise edition 5 on Macintosh but what is normally a grey background of my editor window is now a pink or purple color. It almost looks as if the color depth is limited to 256 ...
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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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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 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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how to preserve my vnc session

I'm using free RealVNC. I usually connect one of my Linux server with VNCViewer to work with. End of the day, when I disconnect my session, I lost all the running applications in the VNC session. ...
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How do I disable RealVNC side scrolling?

I've got a screensize mismatch going on between my server/client sides that results in my "full screen" view actually only showing about 75% the width of the server side (and more than 100% height). ...
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Real VNC 4.x gets upgraded automatically to 5.x

I am using Real VNC version 4.x on my test automation machines. this is a free version. On 2 of those machines the vnc gets upgraded automatically to 5.x and asks for a license key I have been un-...
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PushVNC/RealVNC: Connection Timed Out error 10060, port 5900 is open

I am testing pushvnc which I believe is a variant on realvnc. On the little domain I have set up here at home, at the win2003 server, logged in as admin, I can connect to a winxp notebook on the ...
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Alt+Tab when switching between windows on a RealVNC client and the VNC server

When using RealVNC's VNC Viewer Enterprise Edition on Windows XP, to connect to an RHEL machine running a GNOME2 session, I have configured the VNC client to turn on the "Pass special keys directly to ...
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How can I set the password for the RealVNC service?

Just install RealVNC free edition and I can't connect when it's running as a service because there is no password set. When I run "VNC Server (User Mode)" I can connect fine. How can I set the ...
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I am using RealVNC to connect from my Windows 7 x64 machine to Mac OSX Lion

I am using RealVNC to connect from my Windows 7 x64 machine to Mac OSX Lion. The cursor I see on the Mac desktop is just a dot rather than a normal cursor. What setting have I missed that will give a ...
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Assisting a user using VNC

I'm trying to help a friend with their computer remotely. He has a version of VNC, I'm not sure which one, so I downloaded and installed the VNC Viewer and Listening Viewer. I ask my friend for his ...
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VNC Viewer with Username for OS X? (KVMoIP)

A company gave me KVMoIP VNC details to directly connect to a Linux server which is crashing. The details look like follows: Device: http://x.x.x.x/ Username: user123 Password: *** I've ...
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How do I make VNC faster/usable with Windows 7?

We always have been using RealVNC at work, sometines UltraVNC and both used to work nicely. With the shift of our (and our customers) PCs to Windows 7, the VNC tools are horrible. Not only are the ...
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Connecting to RealVNC Server asks for username, but I haven't configured any

I've installed RealVNC server (Windows), authentication mode was set to VNC password (there is no user name to fill). When I tried to connect to server via the viewer, it asks for password and ...
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How do I start/restart RealVNC Enterprise Server for Mac via the command line?

How do I start/restart RealVNC Enterprise Server for Mac via the command line? Perhaps also how do I tell (via command line, whether RealVNC Enterprise Server is running or not)
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Keypair-based VNC authentication

I use RealVNC to remote-control my computer while on the go. But it annoys me that I have to type the access password each time. Is it possible to make RealVNC (Or any other VNC implementation) work ...