Questions tagged [screen-sharing]

Screen Sharing is the term for allowing your display to be viewed remotely on a separate device. It is also the name of a Macintosh application for viewing a remote display.

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how do I make the display size bigger than 1920x1080 when screensharing on Mac

I have a main machine (Mac) and a few other machines I remote into. Windows is great, because it stores credentials, resizes when I size the window, and goes to the full resolution of the screen - ...
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Is it possible to wirelessly display two separate tabs from one computer to two separate TV's at once?

I have two separate documents that I've created on Canva. I would like to know if it's possible to cast/extend each of these files wirelessly from one computer, but with each file on two separate TV's,...
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Unable to share in Google Meet using Chrome

So I have scoured many message boards and have not been able to come up with anything that has worked for solving this issue. Windows 10 machine running Chrome, and when in a Google Meet I am unable ...
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Unlock keyring of auto-logged-in user

I want to be able to access my GNOME desktop remotely. The problem is that GNOME's screen sharing is using the keyring to store its password. As a result for sharing to work, the logged in user must ...
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Cloning Win10 desktop to another display 8 meters away fast and synced

How should I clone the windows 10 desktop (in 4k) from my HTPC in the living room to the 4k TV in the bedroom? Should be: able to playback synchronized enough to avoid them sounding like echo. a ...
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Is there a way to show notifications while screen sharing on Zoom on OSX?

There's a lot of resources to make sure that notifications don't pop up - Such as turning Do Not Disturb on and using third party apps. But I want to SHOW the notifications while I'm screen sharing on ...
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How to share images in Zoom meetings showing only the image?

Is there a way to share an image so that other users only see the image? I mean, yes I know you can open this image with the "Windows Photos" app and share this window. But this is not very ...
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How to share a screen via zoom when no display is connected?

I was sharing my screen in Zoom from a PC. I have a KVM switch that lets me switch between my mac and my PC. But when I switched the display to my mac's screen, the shared image on Zoom wasn't updated....
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Mac OSX Screen Sharing: Does the remote screen display my actions?

During my work-from-home days, I use a Mac Mini at home to access my Mac workstation in my office through a VPN set up by my IT department at work. When I use OSX's Screen Sharing at home to control ...
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How can I configure TeamViewer so that when switching monitor the TeamViewer window on the client side doesn't move to the primary monitor?

I use TeamViewer to access a computer running Microsoft Windows 10. The computer has multiple monitors attached to it. The TeamViewer bar has a button going to switch which monitor is being viewed: ...
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Is it possible to set up laptop and desktop on two monitors so that I can drag and drop files from one to other?

Sometimes I transfer pictures or files from my laptop to computer and after processing them I would store them back on my laptop, this would be much easier if I can do something like described above. ...
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How can I fix my shaky mouse when presenting my work computer on Microsoft Teams

I have a shaky computer mouse when I am presenting in Microsoft Teams recently. These are the conditions when it happens: I'm using RDP to remote in to my work computer which is running Windows 10. I ...
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Share monitors/keyboard/mouse between laptop and desktop

I have a work laptop (with WiFi) and a home desktop PC (with LAN + WiFi) - both Windows 10. I would like to share my desktop monitors/keyboard/mouse with the laptop, preferably being able to switch ...
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Video conferencing: how do I share my wide-screen display/desktop without it being scaled down for the recipients?

I'm a software developer and routinely video conference, sharing my entire desktop to show what several tools are doing at once. Unfortunately, I've come to realize that many of the common screen ...
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Offload live streaming to phone or another computer?

I want to live stream something from an older hardware laptop that struggles to stream the screen while doing something else. So I wanted to offload the processing of the stream to either a phone or ...
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Webex floating windows cover parts of the screen for viewers while sharing

I have a strange issue with Webex screen sharing. I use the desktop client on Win10, but the issue is happening on other systems too. When I start screen sharing choosing an application window, not ...
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What does the "Optimize for full-screen video clip" option do in Zoom when sharing one's screen?

I read in the Zoom help about the option: Optimizing a shared video clip in full screen. What does the "Optimize for full-screen video clip" option do in Zoom when sharing one's screen? I'm ...
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Has the behavior of using “Command+Tab” when using screen sharing changed in macOS Big Sur (11.1)?

This worked like a charm for a year: On my iMac, click “Share Screen” on my MacBook Pro running macOS Catalina (10.15.7). Whether in fullscreen or not, all the Command+Tab keystrokes switched between ...
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Sharing PC's screen with other users - RDC

Due to the pandemic, we are working from home, and I'm connecting to my work PC remotely using Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection (RDC). How can I share my work PC's screen with my colleagues? I want ...
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How to share the Zoom window itself in Zoom?

I want to interactively demonstrate how to use the Zoom meeting room controls to a Zoom meeting. However, Zoom doesn't seem to offer a way to share the actual Zoom window (the one you see when there ...
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Cannot share screen as a co-host with Zoom Meeting on Linux

I'm using Zoom Meeting for Linux. Despite being co-host, I cannot do screen sharing. When I click on the Share icon, a message "Host disabled participant screen sharing" is displayed. Other ...
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How can two users share their screen to each other simultaneously?

I haven't been able to find a screen sharing software where multiple users can share their screen (specifically, an application window) simultaneously while being able to see the other users' shared ...
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How to turn off application minimization and keep it running in backgroud

How to turn off application minimization. I have an application that must run in the background (logitech screen share, never mind) but it deactivates when it is minimized and it breaks my other ...
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Zoom option greyed out: "Enter full screen when a participant shares screen"

In a Zoom meeting, my desktop Mac app's meeting window automatically enters Full Screen mode every time a meeting participant shares their screen. This is very annoying if I am working in a separate ...
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How to Record a Video Call-in with Screen Share?

I need to enable someone to "call" me with video chat in a way that I can record their video, my video, and share a screen all at the same time (for vodcasting call-ins). I've tried using Zoom, but ...
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Why does BlueJeans sometime fail to show the screenshare and instead display a grey window?

Why does BlueJeans sometime fail to show the screenshare and instead display a grey window? In the screenshot below, a participant is sharing their screen but on my computer I see a dark screen ...
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How do I securely type a password on somebody else's Windows/Linux computer that I am controlling via TeamViewer/Skype

I need to type a password on somebody else's computer as I control that computer via Skype / TeamViewer. The computer can be Windows, Mac or LInux. The password will be in stars (***) as I type, so ...
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Does Apple still monitor or track after having a customer support screen sharing service with ara.apple.com?

Is having screen sharing service with ara.apple.com safe? I had screensharing service with ara.apple.com(https://ara-prn.apple.com/) which is official apple website for apple products support. And ...
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How can I configure TeamViewer so that the monitor that is being viewed corresponds to the most recently opened window?

I use TeamViewer to access a computer running Microsoft Windows 10. The computer has multiple monitors attached to it. The TeamViewer bar has a button going to switch which monitor is being viewed: ...
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How to screen share Safari or a Chrome tab on Apple TV 3?

I am looking for a solution where I can share a Safari or a Chrome tab on Apple TV. Points : - I am aware of the fullscreen share using the Airplay icon. It's not YouTube video I am worried about ...
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Any way to duplicate different virtual desktops (or application windows) onto different monitors?

Right now I'm in a bit of a dilemma as I need to project some of my works to a big screen (a wireless 70" monitor sitting in the conference room in this case) to show the work progress to my ...
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Can I combine the computing power of two laptops for everyday use? [closed]

I have two laptops by different makers, both running Windows 10. Neither of them is comfortable enough for MS Office use or normal Web browsing. One has a better display, a quicker but smaller SSD, ...
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Share monitor from laptop to pc

I would like to use my laptop, which is running windows 10 and I would like to share it's screen on my PC which is running Fdora 28. Is there any way to do that?
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Show computer's screen on another computer

I have two computers I use for giving presentations because the computer attached to the projector is in a different physical location from my notes. Is there a way to send a live image of the ...
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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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Switch between many computers on a projector

I want to project the display from one computer of a set of 4-10 and be able to switch between which is showing the screen on the projector quickly (seconds). I've been looking at HDMI-switches which ...
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macOS server - screensharing running with UID 0

I run a mac server with a LAMP stack all installed via MacPorts, which I diligently keep up-to-date. The server is running macOS X Sierra, and I am less diligent about updating that, because the LAMP ...
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How to sandbox untrusted monitor driver

I am considering getting an e-ink monitor (Dasung Paperlike Pro) due to eyestrain. It looks like installation on macOS requires disabling of System Integrity Protection. I'd like to avoid that. Is ...
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(K)Ubuntu 17.10 multi-seat desktop sharing between seats?

While I finally managed to set up a dual seat Kubuntu desktop (see my answer on askubuntu.com for how I did with two nvidia cards using the native drivers), I'm somehow stuck with an apparently simple ...
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What do I need to project my Windows 10 PC screen on my HDTV?

I'm trying to project my PC screen on to my new UHD TV. I would prefer doing it over the LAN but wirelessly is OK. Here's what I've got a brand new UHD TV that natively supports Miracast. (LG ...
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Chrome/Chromium WebRTC screen sharing without plugin [closed]

The context: We're seeking a video-conference solution that does screen sharing with minimal requirements. WebRTC-based solutions are great, they work fine on a least Firefox and Chromium. ...
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Screensharing under Wayland

I am using Wayland with Fedora 25. Pretty much no screensharing tool works correctly. From Chrome, I can share a Chrome window, but nothing else. I also have to use zoom.us and when I share a window ...
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Windows 10, connect to a projector by IP address

I have a Windows 10 machine and a projector. Both of them are connected to the same network (well, not exactly - addresses are: 10.5.50.45 and 10.5.51.20). And I need to share my screen on this ...
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Mirroring a PC to PC

I have a robot running windows 7 and I would like to mirror the screen from it to another PC. The robot internet connection isn't stable, but the WIFI is always connected. My question is, is it ...
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Anti-recording share screen

Is there a way to share your screen without any possibility of being recorded? Every screensharing utility I know, Skype, Join.me, Teamviewer, RingCentral, are all recordable via screen recording app. ...
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Adjust screen resolution for things like skype or goto meeting

I have an ultrawide monitor and when I need to screen share using GoTo meeting or Skype the text on my screen for viewers is incredibly small due to the resolution of my monitor being so large and ...
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What could I do with the help of HDMI cable between Laptop and Kindle Fire HD?

I have a Kindle Fire HD with micro-HDMI-port. I also have a Laptop (Lenovo) with macro-HDMI-port. I am going to buy an HDMI data cable having micro to macro HDMI converter. As it's price is ...
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Sharing a virtual screen from OS X to Windows

I need to work on my MacBook Pro (El Capitan) while running an app which is always in fullscreen and blocks switching between spaces. However, when there is another screen available, the app only ...
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Screensharing tool for Offline Network [closed]

I'm working an a network without internet connection. What options do I have for a screen sharing tool?
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OSX 10.11 remote login without taking over display

I want to be able to run updates for a few computers all from my desktop, while the users of those computers are logged in and working. Is there any way to log in to a remote computer as it's Admin, ...
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