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VNC from Windows-7 to RHEL-8 gives black screen

I set up my VNC server on my RHEL-8 machine by following the steps on https://www.tecmint.com/install-vnc-server-on-rhel-8/, up to step 4. On my Windows-7 client, I run VNC viewer and try connecting ...
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Why has RealVNC's VNC Viewer stopped connecting to my Mac fullscreen?

I've been using VNC Viewer to connect to my Mac Mini for some time now. I got things set up so that the viewer would dictate the resolution, so I could use the full resolution of my monitor (which is ...
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VNC Connect Home - blank screen after a while (think Windows computer asleep and not waking)

After a while, I can still connect to my Windows PC via my iPhone. However, the screen is black. I cannot wake it up. I have to go to the PC to wake it. Can I set anything on either PC or my iPhone to ...
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how to enable remmina vnc on deepin system?

I had installed remmina and VNCViewer also in my deepin system but others not able to connect to my system. I was able to connect their system. Getting below errors : Remmina: Cannot connect to VNC ...
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Cannot make additional vnc viewer (Kind of Xvnc failed, possibly because the font path… matter)

From a week ago, I cannot make additional vnc viewer. I found many people already have this kind of error, but specifically, they were a little different. I found one solution for one similar case, ...
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vncserver on ubuntu 18.04 - viewer shows terminal on host

I would like to setup vncserver on my ubuntu 18.04 host. My ~/.vnc/xstartup file looks like - #!/bin/sh unset SESSION_MANAGER exec startxfce4 I launch the server with command line - vncserver ...
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Use a VNC client as a secondary display (extend display)?

Is it possible to extend my laptop display running Windows using VNC Clients on other devices (Perhaps an iPad or an Android mobile)?
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Raspberry pi isn't supporting VNC over my home network

I set up my raspberry pi to support vnc and was able to access it when it is connected to my mobile hotspot. However, I'm not able to access it using WiFi at home. I do get the new IP address after ...
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VNC viewer RFB protocol error: bad desktop size 0x0

I'm running VNC server on a baby Fit PC2 computer under Win7 in the loft with no monitor attached. After a restart, my VNC viewer shows the above error and no connection is possible. Attaching a ...
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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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Execution of a command locally after ssh tunneling and ssh connection staying in console

It's a continuation for question: Execution of a command locally after ssh tunneling". I have something like this: ssh -f -L 555:localhost:555 10.0.0.1 sleep 10 vncviewer However, in such case ssh ...
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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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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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Why does the process/task triggered on the VM gets stopped when the SSH connection used to create the process was broken?

I have a VM running on some remote host. I do connect to it from my desktop PC over SSH through putty. I trigger a build process on that VM. Now if i close the putty SSH session, why does the build ...
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SSH tunnel and VNC

I'm using Porteus 3.2.2 to connect to a VNC server in the internet through a SSH tunnel, and I'm trying to automate it as much as possible. I have this script that creates the tunnel and keeps it ...
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Copy/paste not working while VNC Viewer is connected to a PC

My copy/paste function stop working when I connect to a pc using VNC Viewer. This is throughout my own pc that it stops working and not just to the remote PC. Work again right after VNC is closed. ...
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TigerVNC viewer: no matching security types

I'm trying to remote control the desktop of a Raspberry Pi (Raspbian Jessie) from a Samsung Chromebook (ARM Arch Linux). The VNC server running on the Pi is RealVNC. The VNC viewer on the Chromebook ...
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VNC viewer connection failed -End of stream

VNC viewer unable to login getting error like "connection failed -End of stream Possible causes: -Another user is already listening on this ID -Bad connection" when I am trying to access 1024x768 ...
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VNC glitch Mac to Ubuntu

I can connect to Ubuntu 14.04 from my Mac OSX 10.11.4 using VNC Viewer I'm presented with a black screen and a mouse cursor. When I right click the mouse I see a context menu popout on the remote ...
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How to enable text copy and paste for VNC

I am accessing a remote machine by VNC Viewer. Sometimes I find I can't copy and paste text from VNC Viewer.
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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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Alt-tab within VNC and back to my desktop

My local desktop is Windows 7, and my remote Linux machine is Ubuntu + Gnome. I access my linux machine via VNCViewer. When I'm working on my desktop, Alt+Tab switches between my desktop programs. ...
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How to configure RealVNC Viewer to display on only specific monitors instead of all monitors?

I am trying to configure RealVNC Viewer on Windows 7 64 bit, to use only 2 out of 3 available displays. I could come across UseAllMonitors option, setting which to true uses all 3 monitors, and not ...
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Mint 16 using remote desktop on windows 7

Im using desktop sharing on mint 16 and connecting on windows 7 with vnc4 viewer and it works 100% but when I switch on the Uncomplicated Firewall on mint 16 it blocks me from using desktop sharing. ...
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How to transmit locally entered modifier keys or shortcuts to the remote desktop via VNC? Mask or escape them somehow?

I am connected to a xmonad desktop but am only able to use the first workspace. How can I change to other workspaces? Furthermore: If the last terminal is closed, I can’t do anything. How can I open ...
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Cannot swipe to another app on a Mac when using RealVNC View in full screen mode [closed]

I'm using RealVNC View on my MacBook Air to connect to CentOS 6.4. It works perfectly but when using RealVNC in fullscreen mode, I can not use my trackpad to swipe (3 fingers) between another full ...
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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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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 : Console does not accept any keyboard/mouse inputs

I have used and configured vnc many a times before but facing this strange issue for the first time. Here are my steps of configuring vnc on Amazon (RHEL 6.2 64-bit, AMI: ami-2fd5441f): Server ...
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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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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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Not able to login in VNCViewer

I created new user in Linux VM from root user with Putty. And closed Putty session. I login with my new user. I run command vncserver -geometry 1800x900 it gave some session id like : host_name:...
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vnc viewer error: unable connect to socket: Connection refused (111)

I installed tigervnc-server package in server. [root@localhost ~]# rpm -qa tigervnc-server tigervnc-server-1.1.0-5.el6.i686 Created a vnc user and created vncpasswd also for that user. [root@...
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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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Can a Linux VNC server scale the resolution to the client size?

I have a fairly small resolution (vertically) on my work PC and need to VNC into an Ubuntu desktop. At 1024*768 the window needs to scroll and rolls off the monitor's edge. With VirtualBox, the guest'...
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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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does VNCviewer need VNCserver (service) running on my machine?

do I have to have VNC service running on my machine in order to use only TightVNCViewer? I want to connect to remote CentOS but I have still lockout and authentication failure with possibility`to ...
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vncserver too many security failures

I have installed Win7 and Ubuntu both on this machine. When I try to connect to my vncserver running on CentOS from my home computer behind a firewall, I get an error: VNC conenction failed: ...
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UltraVNC giving Server closed connection

I've just installed UltraVNC version 1.0.9.6.2 on a Win 7 desktop machine, and also on a Win 2008 R2 server. I've configured them both for single domain MS Login. Whichever way I try to connect (...
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Is it possible to make VNC Viewer send keystrokes regardless of whether mouse pointer is within its window?

By default, VNC Viewer (I think it's Tiger VNC; whatever comes by default on Fedora) doesn't send key presses to the remote server if your mouse pointer is not within its window. This is annoying if ...
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issue with VNC when there is no monitor

I tried to use VNC (remote desktop viewer) on a computer that does not have a monitor but failed. When that computer has a monitor, VNC viewer works fine. Also in both cases, ssh remote access works ...
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connect linux kubuntu from windows xp through vnc

I want to connect my linux(kubuntu machine) from windows XP machine through VNC viewer in LAN. Can I do this in GUI mode? If possible, how to do this? Help me.
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Start VNC session without the full GUI desktop? (seamless window)

I would like to start a vncserver on *NIX machine and then on the client side (windows XP) I would like to be able to have just the terminal from the server machine (like gnome-terminal) without ...
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SSH tunnel for VNC not functioning

I am playing with my sexy new Ubuntu 10.04 server I am trying to tunnel x11vnc through SSH to putty. Steps I took (all from my Windows 7 client) open putty (0.60) Enter the server address under ...
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Best fullscreen solution for vnc on linux

For development, I primarily depend on Eclipse and a GNU Screen session in a terminal. At work, I have dual monitors, and have them usually maximized on each of the screens. When I work from home, I ...
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Is there any way to disable “Windows has detected your computer's performance is slow” notification/action in Windows 7 when using VNC?

Whenever I access my Windows 7 (Professional, 64-bit) desktop through a VNC client (TightVNC on laptop or VNC Viewer on iPhone), Windows pops up the "Windows has detected your computer's performance ...
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I Cannot Type the Key 'd' (lowercase) in VNC Viewer Connected to a vncserver of Ubuntu 10.10

I set a vncserver in my Ubuntu 10.10 Server, and started the service by vncserver :1, and I could also connect it from my Ultra VNC viewer on my WinXP. Everything works fine, but I just cannot type ...
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Does VNC (client/server) transfer data when client is minimized

Is there data transfer between a vnc client and server when the vnc client is minimized (Apart from handshaking)? Does the answer depend on what client/server I am running? (I am using TightVNC as ...
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Option-key with VNC Viewer to remote control a Mac from a Windows 7 PC

I use a Mac Mini as Home Entertainment System (no keyboard or mouse connected). To access the Mac Mini from my Windows 7 PC I use VNC (note the Windows 7 PC has a German keyboard). My problem is ...