Questions tagged [screen-sharing]

Screen Sharing is the name of a Macintosh application for viewing a remote display. It is also a generic term for whenever one shares a screen to allow it to be viewed remotely on a separate computer.

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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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Two Dual Monitor Stations Connecting To One PC

I am trying to have a setup with two separate dual monitor stations connecting to the same PC. Where I could just press a switch and it would go from one station to the other. I looked up several ...
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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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Sharing screen as webcam feed

I'm a teacher and my company forces me to use a video conferencing site that doesn't allow screen sharing natively. I'm on Linux Lite 4.8. I would like to be able to switch between my laptop's built-...
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Is Android-to-Windows screen cast secure?

I've been using Android's screen cast feature and Windows 10's "Connect" app to mirror my phone's screen to my Windows PC, wirelessly. Unlike my router's Wi-Fi, I didn't have to put a password in any ...
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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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Emulate Cursor Inside Firefox Window when Screen Sharing

When using a meeting service like Jitsi or Google Hangouts with Firefox I regurarly share another window (could be Firefox itself). In this shared window I want to point to certain things when ...
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Google Hangouts screen sharing: Remove the bottom strip with users, etc

I mean to use Google Hangouts to share my screen. The other party sees a strip of, say, 15% of the total height, at the bottom part with a few buttons (hangup, etc.), his picture, and other stuff. I ...
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Cursor constantly jitters when sharing screen in a Remote Desktop session

I am using Remote Desktop Connection on Windows 10 to remote into my work PC. There, I have programs such as Skype, Hangouts and GoToMeeting installed. When I use the screen-sharing feature of any of ...
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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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Secure Screen Share (no copy paste)

Does anyone know of a screen share app that i can securely share with unknown developers/supporters/freelancers etc? I need to give them full control of the mouse, but i cannot allow them to be able ...
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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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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 tools work 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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How to use a Note 4 and its pen on a PC?

I have a Galaxy Note 4 which has a pen - this is really useful for drawing. I would like very much to use this for applications on a PC (Windows 10), typically Skype for Business whiteboard and ...
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Easiest way to share screen with students without using internet [duplicate]

I am teaching basic programming skills to a group of 8 students in High School. It is becoming increasingly irritating to have to constantly write down syntax in a white board rather than just show ...
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MacOSX Server accessed from Screen Sharing not allowing to change Access Control

I have a Mac Mini working as a build server for my iOS apps. However, the XCode Server daemon runs with special permissions, that requires certificates to be added in the System keychain. In order ...
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Is there a way to view another user in Mac OS Yosemite, like screensharing your own computer?

Is there a way to view two users on the same computer at the same time on Mac OS? I've noticed when logging on over the network using Mac OS screen sharing to a computer that has more than one user, ...
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How do I share/screencast a browser window when offline?

The question might sound dumb, but here is the use case... I want to give a presentation In a room without a projector. The room has no wi-fi or internet connection, but my laptop can create an ad ...
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Screensharing between Linux and Windows computers

I am looking for a way to share the screen from a Linux computer to a Windows PC. Allowing the PC to interact with the Linux computer (i.e. clicking on buttons) is not necessary, but it would be fine. ...
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I've lost my display (after trying to send it to another screen)

I have lost the display on my primary screen. I wanted to test sharing my desktop with my TV screen, and I have done it before, but this time I forgot to connect my TV to the home network, and when I ...
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How to get Miracast working with Sitecom WLA 7100

I bought a Sitecom AC1200 / WLA7100 Wifi adapter and a LG 42LB650V TV which supports Miracast so I can share the screen of my PC (running Windows 8.1) on my TV using Miracast. The problem is that the '...
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Screen sharing from Windows to OSX

I want to access OSX from my Windows 7 computer. As far as I know, this can be done easily by clicking "allow VNC viewers" checkbox in OSX. The problem is that I need to do it on (a lot of) different ...
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sharing screen by the teacher for the students in the classroom

I have a Macbook with OSX Lion installed and I'm teaching a class of 10 students. All of them have windows laptops. I want to share my screen with them in the class instead of using a projector. ...
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Screen scraping via display port / splitter / monitor hardware

Problem Background I have a screen scraping program that identifies images on my screen and reports useful information back to me. I want to be extremely cautious around the application that I am ...
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Screen Sharing to multiple Users

I designed an lms which teacher can run a virtual class. I need to make a desktop sharing solution (view only) for my project. As i saw vnc is good but i want to send teacher screen to the server and ...
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How can I share a screen over a flaky connection?

Note: both parties are on Macs. I'm trying to set up screen sharing between two computers, one located in Indiana and one located in Washington state. We've tried using Messages (formerly iChat), ...
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Teamviewer & other screen sharing showing a blank or black screen to remote user

I’m using Windows 8.1. and TeamViewer version 9.0.299 on a Dell Inspiron 15r 3521 laptop. Intel HD4000 with AMD HD8370 graphics. I have set AMD graphics to work on high performance for TeamViewer by ...