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Questions tagged [tightvnc]

TightVNC is a cross-platform open source remote desktop software application.

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How to check if anyone is connected to my laptop through TightVNC?

I have a laptop with TightVNC already installed in it. I would like to check if there is anyone connected to or accessing my laptop, how could I do this? The program TightVNC is running in my ...
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TightVNC server, running on Windows 10 ignores mouse and keyboard inputs from TightVNC viewer, running on Windows 8.1

The Setup: TightVNC server (v 2.8.8) running on Windows 10, with admin rights. TightVNC viewer (v 2.8.8) running on Windows 8.1 with admin rights. Firewall's are configured to enable local and ...
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How to change the screen resolution in VNC viewer for Ubuntu 16.04 without a monitor?

screen resolution change in ubuntu 16.04 its server automatically when I connect remote desktop using tight vnc viewer software from windows 10. But when I see this tight vnc. Currently screen size ...
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How do I enable desktop sharing in Ubuntu from CLI?

I have reserved an Ubuntu VM from Microsoft Azure. I want to use its GUI remotely. For that I configured tigervnc and desktop on VM. Now, I want to enable desktop sharing for the VM. But I do not have ...
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Can I use VNC to control RDP sessions on Windows?

I would like to control RDP remote sessions on a Windows Server 2016 machine with VNC server. I tried tightVNC and UltraVNC, I use host:display syntax to connect but I can only see the "Console" ...
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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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Windows 10 goes to sleep after display is turned off

i'm using TV via HDMI with my PC(Win 10, Intel HD Graphics). And when I turn off TV - PC pauses some apps (e.g. games or tightvnc) and resumes them after TV is turned on back. Power saving profile is ...
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Where to save port number and password in Tightvnc viewer? [duplicate]

I need to quickly connect to many vps using TightVNC Viewer on Windows. The VNC server is running on Ubuntu 16. Every time I need to type the ip::5901 and again enter the same password. Is there any ...
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Remote desktop not visible over LAN when using VNC (SSH tunnel confirmed to be working)

There are two machines on LAN: user@intel(server) and greg@dom(client) - both Xubuntu 18.04. The server installation/deployment was done using: user@intel:~$ sudo apt-get update user@intel:~$ sudo ...
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One VNC Server with multiple desktops and connect multiple monitors

I have a vncserver setup on a computer and I have 20 workspaces on it. I would like to be able to open 2 vncviewers on my computer to the same vncserver, but look at 2 different workspaces in ...
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How to use TightVNC Java Viewer with built-in SSH to connect to an Ubuntu Google Compute Engine instance?

I am using the TightVNC Java Viewer downloaded from here: https://www.tightvnc.com/release-jviewer-2.6.php which has built-in SSH support. Using this, I would like to connect to my Google Compute ...
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How to connect to a TightVNC-server on Windows via ssh-tunnel?

I need to connect to a particular Windows machine, which is behind firewall, from a remote Unix machine. To this end I installed the TightVNC-server (2.8.8 GPL) on the Windows machine. It is set to ...
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GNS3 windows XP appliance shows blue screen

I have added a windows xp appliance to GNS3 from a working copy of a vmdk file after configuring the image as required but if open the console (TightVNC) as depicted above I am unexpectedly shocked to ...
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TightVNC Server not allowing to use -connect and -sharedisplay arguments together

I am unable to use TightVNC in reverse connection mode sharing a specified window, display region or secondary monitor. This is how I set VNCViewer to listen: tvnviewer.exe -listen At this point I ...
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Why can't I log in to a Windows system with TightVNC?

I'm using TightVNC 2.8.5, connecting with TightVNC viewer on one Windows 10 system to TightVNCserver on another Windows 10 system. If the server system is locked when the viewer connection is made, ...
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VNC clients don't work

I tried lots of VNC clients , but they didn't work . I figured out why , it's because when the client connects to the VNC server , the server takes no password . A window pops up to the client that ...
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Running vim sometimes causes vnc server to crash

I use tightvnc on Ubuntu 14.04.1. Sometimes, when I run vim, the vnc server dies. I see the following messages in my VNC log: Window manager warning: Fatal IO error 11 (Resource temporarily ...
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Purpose of TightVNC's screenhooks32.dll?

I noticed this file in the program folder and it doesn't appear it's a required file to launch TightVNC. On the other hand, when (and for what) does TightVNC use it? I did some DuckDuckGo'ing and ...
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Pre-configure TightVNC as (reverse connection) listener (service)?

Is it possible to pre-config my TightVNC service and let it act as (reverse connection) listener for a certain host, without doing this via the GUI? I've been roaming through many websites, looking ...
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Keyboard layout seems wrong only in certain windows

It seems like any textboxes in lxqt windows is using the wrong characters when typing them. For example the desktop preferences window, trying to type in a new background image file name the keyboard ...
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VNC on headless Ubuntu server

So I've been trying for the past day to get my Ubuntu server to boot to desktop without a monitor connected to it. If it doesn't boot to the desktop, the vino server won't start. Which in result makes ...
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TightVNC and ubuntu desktop not working properly

For the last days i have been experimenting a lot with remote desktops. For our company we want to install ubuntu 16.04 desktop on a headless server. I succeeded in installing tightvnc server which ...
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Grey screen appears with VNCviewer

I'm having some trouble with VNCviewer as I alwayse get a grey screen when connecting, perhaps one of this files are configured incorrectly: for my /etc/vnc/xstartup file I tried adding this at first ...
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Is there a way to extend a virtual display in Windows 10?

I have a friend who has two laptops and an external monitor. He wants to have one of the laptops connected to the monitor, while the second laptop functions as a third display for the first laptop. Is ...
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TightVNC full screen on multiple monitors?

I have a Mac, with two monitors, with Remote Management with VNC turned on. I have a Windows 10 machine, with two monitors, running TightVNC client. When I connect to the Mac, I get a wide window ...
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No mouse cursor when no physical mouse device plugged in

I have a mini PC connected to my TV with Windows 10. I "control" it with VNC. TightVNC is installed as a service on the PC. My client is Hippo LITE on iOS. This works fine when there is a mouse ...
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How to setup noVNC using TightVNC on Amazon EC2?

I have installed TightVNC on an Amazon EC2 Windows Server 2008. I am able to use VNC using TightVNC viewer properly. Now I want to setup noVNC on it. How can I do that?
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TightVNC “Actively refused connection”

I am trying to use TightVNC to connect to a computer at work through a SSH Tunnel. I am using PUTTY to create the tunnel. I am on a Windows 10 Home computer and trying to connect to a Windows 2008 R2 ...
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TightVNC Access to 1&1 server denied

I have a Windows 2008 server running at 1&1 provider (1und1). Server is inaccessible. It seems a windows update is the culprit. Hardware reset did not solve it. Customer support told me to ...
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tightvncserver: How do I connect via SSH/Encryption?

I am running tightvncserver on my Linux computer in my home network. I connect to it using a Mac (also on the home network), currently running Real VNC Viewer. When I connect, I am notified that the ...
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tightvncserver: Longer password than 8 characters?

tightvncserver limits VNC passwords to 8 characters, and even truncates them if one tries to enter a longer password. My understanding is that this is (was?) due to compability issues, from what I ...
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Why can't I share the clipboard using TightVNC server on Windows from Mac's screen sharing?

I have the TightVNC server running on Windows 7 Home Edition and I'm using Screen Sharing on Mac OS X. On the Mac, the clipboard sharing button is greyed out: If I copy and paste in either OS, the ...
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TightVNC with Linux Mint & LXDE xstartup config

I have a Linux box running Linux Mint 17.2 x64 with xfce. For the life of me, I cannot get a proper GUI interface running when I log in to a new session via tightvnc. I always have a grey screen with ...
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LXDE, TghtVNC and IceWeasel on Synology NAS

I have a DS412+ Synology NAS (Dual Core a 2.13 GHz - 1Go of RAM). I would like to install the LXDE desktop on it and VNC server to access it. Is it possible to install these packages by the command ...
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Killing VNC Process Manually

I'm looking for a way to reset the display counter for VNC to :1. What has happened is that my server has been restarted without killing the VNC processes first and upon reboot and then starting ...
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Using Clipboard with Xfce and TightVNC

I'm having major difficulties in getting the clipboard (copy/paste) to work over my VNC connection. Setup: Server: Ubuntu 14.04 with Xfce and TightVNCServer Client: Windows 8.1 with TightVNCViewer ...
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Turn off local monitor when TightVNC connection is active

TightVNC does not have an option to turn off (or stand-by) the monitor when a client is remotely administering the server. Is there any way to keep the windows system from waking the monitor when ...
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tightVnc Viewer: no connection could be made

I have a VPS running ubuntu 14.10, I correctly installed VNC which ran fine for one day. However yesterday when I tried to connect to my VNC using tightvnc viewer it said no connection could be made ...
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The remote desktop screen is always a grey background

I used the methods described in this page and this one to connect to the Amazon EC2 ubuntu instance using remote desktop. But I always got a grey background shown in this image: The log file in ~/....
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How to share several desktop areas of one host to different clients

I'd like to set up the following screen sharing configuration: There are several areas of a screen shared so that each individual viewer (client = "Slave") connects to a different area only (and ...
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VNC resolution mismatch

I am running vncserver on Ubuntu with vncserver -geometry 1920x1080 (the same resolution as my Windows 8 laptop) Then I access the server using TightVNC Viewer, which is full screen and set to 100% ...
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TightVNC while an RDP session is running

I have TightVNC Server (v. 2.7.10) running on my computer (Windows 8.1 Professional). When I am physically at the computer, others can see my screen using a VNC client. However, when I RDP into my ...
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TightVNC extremely low framerate over 200 megabit network

I'm trying to use TightVNC to remotely control a virtual machine over LAN. The problem is, the frame-rate I'm getting is awful. I'm getting around one frame per second. It surprises me that I would ...
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tightvnc crashes upon the second click to the Launcher's Terminal icon

I am running tightvnc (version 1.3.9) on ubuntu 12.04. When run locally the ubuntu desktop has a feature wherein if two Terminals are open but obscured by a third application, the first click on the ...
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How do I get `tightvnc` to report the version number on Ubuntu?

How do I get tightvnc to report the version number on Ubuntu? The website tightvnc does not offer any linux documentation; only Windows. I am using the version installed by apt-get install ...
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Is there a way to get tightvnc to host the native display :0?

tightvncserver starts up just fine using :1, :2, etc, None of the control the default X Server on the monitor itself. If I change it to :0 I get this error A VNC server is already running as :0 If ...
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Chunkvnc - Instantsupport.exe shown as malware

We are using Chunkvnc from a long time. But it is shown as malicious by so many antivirus. I have Instantsupport.exe in my website which my customers download to connect us remotely. But when file is ...
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remote access gurus : assistance needed accessing system with vnc stuck on a black screen after video driver update

I have a system I have no physical access to that is booting into the windows 8 desktop automatically. windows own remote desktop services are disabled and the system is otherwise exactly as ...
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ChunkVNC gives error while compiling winvnc.exe

I have installed ChunkVNC_3_3_1 . When i use compiler.exe and create exe files it gives error like WARNING : Running WinVNC without setting a password is a dangerous security risk! Until you set a ...
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Is it possible to paste the Windows clipboard in TightVNC

My VPS provider gave me VNC credentials which I can use to connect to my VPS. After TightVNC Viewer connects, I want to be able to paste my password. There are a number of buttons on the toolbar, for ...