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Keyboard layout completely messed up - running a VM on a server

I am connected to a vnc server and am viewing it using a vnc viewer. On the vnc server, there is a VM. Both the vnc server and the VM are running the latest version of Ubuntu. My computer's keyboard ...
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Detect if device is accessed using VNC [closed]

I like to check if our application on remote host is being accessed via VNC Viewer or other similar product of VNC. There are security preferences in our application which should restrict access to ...
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copy / paste not working in screen sharing, Mac remote, VNC on Windows

Ventura 13.4.1 on new Mac mini (M2), Screen Sharing enabled (or Remote Management, doesn't matter), RealVNC Viewer on Windows 10 (or UltraVNC, doesn't matter). "Allow copy and paste text..." ...
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How to exit full-screen mode if Ctrl-Shift-Alt F key does not work?

I'm using a cloud service through SSH jump host using MobaXterm. After login, in the command line, I start vncserver using the command vncserver -localhost no -geometry 3840x2160 :5 and connect to a ...
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how to retrieve VNC viewer stored password on osx

I have used Realvnc VNC Viewer on my Mac for enough time to forget my raspberry server password. The issue is: I still can access to the server via VNC Viewer, because the password is stored. I have ...
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Programs run (gedit, system monitor, etc) in TightVNC workspace open on local workspace instead of VNC workspace

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 and have install TightVNC using: sudo apt install xfce4 xfce4-goodies sudo apt install tightvncserver vncserver <input password> <verify password> vncserver -kill ...
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How to properly run GUI VNC clients on Cygwin

I want to use vinagre or remmina VNC clients but they fail to run: $ vinagre C:/cygwin64/bin/vinagre.exe: error while loading shared libraries: cygvte-2.91-0.dll: cannot open shared object file: No ...
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VNC Client docker and port forwarding

I tried to access a docker image via port forwarding on a server with VNC Viewer. I used port forwarding in a docker-compose.yml like this : ports: - "5011:5901" - "5012:22/tcp&...
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How to enable copy and paste for VNCViewer and VNC server of QEMU?

The VNC server is launched by QEMU 6.1.0 on Ubuntu, the QEMU being built without any special parameters: qemu-system-x86_64 -hda ubuntu.qcow -m 1500 VNC server running on ::1:5900 The VNC Viewer is ...
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VNC File transfer between Windows server and Linux client

I have TightVNC Server installed on a Windows 7 machine, with file transfers option enabled. I remotely connet to that machine from a Ubuntu 20.04 machine, using a VNC client. I am able to copy/paste ...
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How to switch out of RealVNC VNC Viewer fullscreen mode with single shortcut?

I would like to switch out of VNC Viewer with keyboard, leaving it in fullscreen mode. Is it possible? I don't want to press F8 then use Alt-TAB or mouse (two shortcuts) to leave and then use another ...
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Connecting to Remote Desktop on Raspberry Pi after wifi has changed

I am using VNC remote desktop on a raspberry pi 4 that is currently set up to run on my home WIFI network. This part works fine. The problem I have is trying to change the WIFI network on the pi and ...
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Clipboard paste error

In Microsoft Excel, when using mouse to move or copy a cell I get an error message box after 2 seconds stating: There's a problem with the clipboard, but you can still paste your content within this ...
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Can't type password for SSH in Powershell

I would like to render an animation in Blender program over Google Colaboratory and I followed this tutorial to help me do that https://internet-of-tomohiro.netlify.app/google_colab/vnc.en.html. So ...
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Multiple Independent parallel remote session RHEL7

I have x11vnc installed on host(RHEL7.2) which i run using x11vnc -forever command to have desktop session of this server on my remote(RHEL6.2) machine using vncviewer IPAddr:display command. My ...
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TigerVNC Viewer on Windows 10 changing default options

How do I change the default options when starting TigerVNC Viewer on Windows 10 ? I want Full screen to be enabled and Pass system keys directory to server (full screen) to be disabled
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What VNC client for Mac and/or Windows can I use to connect to "Screen Sharing" on Fedora and Ubuntu (desktop OSes)? [closed]

The only app I've found that works is Remmina, but of course that only runs on Linux. Apparently the issue is with encryption, which I don't even need because all traffic is staying on my LAN (behind ...
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TightVNC server crashes when scrolling in gedit in XFCE

I'm using TightVNC Server version 1.3.9 on a Debian Buster VM, and TightVNC Viewer version 2.8.11 on Windows 10 1709. If I Run the VNC Server using vncserver -geometry 1920x1080 and the xstartup ...
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Windows 10 RealVNC Viewer "The connection closed unexpectedly"

Suddenly I got this error message when I try to connect to already working connections: The connection closed unexpectedly So, it is not really network issue: When I boot in safe mode with ...
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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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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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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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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 [email protected] -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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