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Questions tagged [vnc]

Virtual Network Computing - platform-independent remote display system

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Connection refused (61) [on hold]

When trying to connect to a VNC viewer I get the following message "unable connect to socket: Connection refused (61)". This happened after I enabled a ssh conection and wrote "vcn_restart" in the ...
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How does tigervnc auto-resize VNC sessions?

When you open a tigervnc server session with a tigervnc client, the desktop resolution auto-resizes to match the size of the client window. Do any other clients implement it? Remmina doesn't seem to,...
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vnc : why is xeyes working and not gnome-terminal?

I have a script that opens a vnc connection and then runs an application on the remote machine. When this application is xeyes, everything works perfectly but when it's gnome-terminal, I see no ...
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Windows 7 completely inaccessible from local Network

I'm currently using Windows 7 Ultimate, 64-bit as a server. I use many applications like SSH, FTP server, VNC, Apache/PHP, Webdav Server. All of a sudden, my apps became completely inaccessible from ...
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Screen doesnt fit when connecting to vnc server with Remmina

When I connect to with vnc to my other computer, the screen doesnt show everything. A lot is being left out and i cant scroll either. both computers are runnnig ubuntu 18.04 LTS The 'server' runs ...
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Notebook with broken graphics card vncing to raspberry?

I have a moderately fast notebook with a broken graphics card and a totally functionable raspberry 3B. I had the idea of installing a linux system onto the notebook, install Kodi into it, start a VNC-...
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VNC allocating a different IP to RaspberryPi3b

I am trying to connect my Raspberry Pi to my laptop using VNC server (RealVNC) but everytime I boot it up, it allocates a different IP to the device so it gets difficult to connect to the device ...
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cant ssh to vps after vnc installation & reboot

I am creating a new VPS and connecting to it via SSH, then installing VNC. I can connect VNC port via my local PC and use it without any problem. However, when I restart the VPS server I can not ...
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all of my ports on my router are open in my router without me setting it

Something very strange happened 4 days ago.... I have been remotely connecting to my workstation using ssh. I use public authentication and my router has been set up to port forward all connections ...
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x11vnc - Sharing screen in viewonly mode with multiple clients

For a school project i need to share my desktop with multiple clients on a LAN environement. There will be approximatively 10 simultanous clients in view only mode. I cant install softwares on the ...
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The mouse and keyboard doesn't work normally when multiple users working on one Mac simultaneously

I bought a Mac Mini 2018 (running macOS Mojave) for my lab yesterday and I hope to enable different users to remotely log in and use the Mac Mini with GUI simultaneously. The following steps were what ...
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Continuous VNC listening mode on Ubuntu

I need a remote access to a server in a subnet where I cannot set any NAT. I read about the VNC listening mode where the server actively try to connect to a known client. This can be a good solution ...
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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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vncviewer connect to primary display of lightdm on debian jessie (share with physical desktop)?

My server setup is: Debian jessie with lightdm DM with only modified changes section to sudo cat /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf: [VNCServer] enabled=true command=Xvnc -rfbauth /home/abarik/.vnc/passwd ...
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No authentication agent found for pkexec

I have an Ubuntu 16.04 headless system that I recently installed xfce4 and vnc4server onto. I can connect via VNC and see the desktop, but trying to launch privileged apps such as Synaptic silently ...
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Why JetBrains apps not showing window content in remote desktop (Xrdp)?

I installed on my Debian 9.5 Stretch Xrdp for remote desktop with vnc4server. When I try to launch any app from JetBrains in remote desktop like PhpStorm, PyCharm, Rider, DataGrip or Android Studio a ...
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“Unable to switch into input desktop” RealVNC

I'm getting the error "Unable to switch into input desktop" when connecting to a computer running WinVNC Server 4 as a service. The server is running Server 2016 and the client is running Windows 10. ...
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Headless Raspberry Pi 3 installation, attempting to use VNC, Putty, or boot with laptop with BIOS mode

I need a little help here. I own a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+. My OS is Windows 10 on a Lenovo T430 laptop. I have a problem: I need to boot my PI headless. What I have is: a laptop Ethernet cable ...
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TigerVNCServer add resolutions to configuration

I have googled this for hours and can't find the solution I am looking for. I want to add more resolutions to VNC but I don't want to have to remember to start vncserver with -geometry or -randr. I ...
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ultravnc inserts leading and trailing characters into copy paste

I select and copy paste something (even inside the same window) and somebody inserts leading and trailing characters. e.g. I select "abc" and paste this and it ends up as "00~abc01~". This happens ...
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Using UltraVNC instead of TeamViewer

I have happily using TeamViewer over the internet for some time - perhaps too long because it just told me I must pay for the commercial version (too expensive for me). So I'm trying to find an ...
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Remmina pre and post VNC connection commands

There is little documentation on if this can be achieved. My workflow is thus: I connect to my remote machine via SSH, then if I need a GUI, launch TigerVNC server using /usr/bin/vncserver :4 -...
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How can I connect from Windows 10 to the Ubuntu 18.04 VNC server?

I would like to use the Ubuntu 18.04 screen sharing feature (Settings – Sharing), but all Windows clients I tried (RealVNC Viewer, TightVNC Viewer, TigerVNC Viewer) have more or less an identical ...
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VNC with hops multiple machine

I want to acces a remote machine that in inside another machine. I can ssh to it but can't see any in VNC viewer. That's the configuration. external_ip port 3999 to internal_ip192 port 3999 ...
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In Xorg can an existing window be sent to another display by command line?

I have two windows which I want to see at the same time with two different $DISPLAY env vars, for example one is over vnc to another computer in the same LAN. The problem is both windows are created ...
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VNC screen keeps going black

I run vnc4server on lubuntu 14.04. The screen constantly blacks out after 10 minutes or so, although the connection is still there and I can continue typing. If I restart my vnc client I can see ...
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Inputting # on remote Mac through Citrix/VNC

I use Citrix and VNC on Win 10 to connect to my Mac at work, and I find I can't type the # symbol. I have a UK keyboard, so shift+3 produces £ (both remotely and locally), and the key marked # ...
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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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Why does VNC work when my laptop has no picture on the internal or external display?

I have a late 2011 MacBook Pro (15-inch) running High Sierra (10.13.4). My problem is that the display is blank and external displays connected via the Mini Displayport on the side don't recognize a ...
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QEMU-KVM Keyboard Passthru of Ctl-Alt-Fx keys?

I'm trying to troubleshoot a Linux vm's X server running on qemu-kvm and using virt-manager/vnc for the display. I need to learn how to pass the ctl-alt-Fx keys to the vm to switch off of a hung X ...
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how do I enable the “VNC viewers may control screen with password” via Terminal in Mac OS?

screenshot of the settings in the UI I am trying to enable the two highlighted checkboxes with a Terminal command that needs to be specified in part of a shell script. I have tried several different ...
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How to connect to vps behind NAT together VNC

How to connect to vps behind NAT together VNC Iam already installed Ubuntu 14.0, VNC, GUI and firefox. please someone help me out i'm looking over google for 3 days I Don't get the way I have::. ...
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Lowest latency VNC connection with available tools

Good day, I have to SSH into systems at my work and cannot seem to find the best setup to get my productivity to the level I want. Currently I have the options to use Putty, VNC Viewer, or Bash for ...
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Tigervnc connects then desktop never shows up

I configured tigervnc on CentOS6, opened up the port in IP tables and was able to connect and see the desktop earlier today. I restarted the CentOS machine to make sure my configuration saved and now ...
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xrdp under centos7, which session type do I need to try? xvnc or xorg?

I just enabled the Xrdp service under a new installed centos7 system. When I use the Windows remote desktop client(mstsc.exe) to connect to the xrdp server, I see there is an option which can let me ...
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Non VNC and VNC $Display confusion

I have an Ubuntu 16.06LTS system (let's call it Fred) that I use while sitting in front of it and on that same system I run a VNC server (FredVNC). My problem is that when I've started an application ...
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VNC Viewer Disconnect or Click Ctrl Alt Del makes the screen black

CLIENT my VNC Viewer is on OS X EL Capitain 10.11.6 SERVER My target server is kali 4.15.0-kali2-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.15.11-1kali1 (2018-03-21) x86_64 GNU/Linux Desktop Session is lightdm-...
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How to forward a port through 2 clients via SSH? [duplicate]

I am trying to access a remote VNC server (say server) via SSH. I am able to do it through one client (say client1): Client 1 (works fine): ssh -L 5901:localhost:5900 server` and then `vncviewer ...
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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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How to view toggle / view multiple monitors using VNC?

Trying to remotely view and control user's PCs, nowadays everyone has multiple screens which I need to see. I've googled around tightvnc, ultravnc and tigervnc but none of these seem to work. I can ...
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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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can use gui on {console, ssh -X} using my account and vnc using new accounts but not using vnc with my account

In my CentOS 6.9 machine, I can use gui tools (my user id is ckim) on console using ckim using ssh -X ckim@'ip addr' using vnc with a new account test1 but I cannot use vnc with my account! I found ...
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Chromium on ubuntu GLX issues

I am trying to run chromium-browser on Ubuntu Server but it starts with a lot of errors that you can see below. I have tried to installed the Nvidia drivers, update/install everything related to GLX/...
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Dockerizing VNC and xeyes together as proof of concept, not working

I've been trying to dockerize the xeyes app just to test. I know there are other ways to run things in raspberry pi but I needed a self contained image that doesn't rely on the machine's X11. I had to ...
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How to access a Windows PC remotely?

Here's a situation: my parents live far away from me, and once in a while they call me for computer support. Sometimes as a Skype call from an iPad pointing to the computer screen, and asking me ...
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Screen Sharing Icon Flashes on Menu Bar… Is there a technical reason for this?

The Screen Sharing icon is flashing in the menu bar on MacOS 10.13.4, iMac Pro. Restarting the machine doesn't seem to fix this behavior, and I'm curious to know whether or not this is a technical ...
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VNC viewer's screen is black

I am using VNC viewer and VNC server. It was successful to connect VNC viewer & VNC server. But when I see VNC viewer,the screen is black like I tried to access ~/.vnc/xstartup 's file and I ...
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Ultravnc - no password set error

Using UltraVNC 1.2.2.7 as "server" (Win10 1709) on a remote PC and as viewer on my Win 7 PC. Viewer is working fine on 20+ other PCs. I have set password on the server and rebooted. When I try to ...
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TigntVNC setup issue on XUbuntu

I have installed tightvnc and openssh on a xubuntu server. I am trying to debug why I get 'permission denied' error when I try to login from a remote machine. On server: vncserver >>New 'X' ...