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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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Xvnc4 numlock does not work

I have a Xvnc4 session running such as Xvnc4 :23012 -desktop test -auth /home/myuser/.Xauthority -geometry 1280x1024 -depth 16 -rfbwait 30000 -rfbauth /home/myuser/.vnc/passwd -rfbport 28912 -pn -fp /...
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No packages in any requested group available to install or update on Centos 7 when installing XFCE

I have a GCP instance running Centos 7 and am trying to follow the instructions here to get vncserver running but I keep getting: Maybe run: yum groups mark install (see man yum) No packages in any ...
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how to call TurboVNC in lightdm.conf?

I am trying to change the [VNCserver] in lightdm.conf from TightVNC to TurboVNC but after I finished the installation of TurboVNC, I must open it by /opt/TurboVNC/bin/vncserver instead of just the ...
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Use Laptop as monitor (Ubuntu 18.04)

I've two laptop, both with ubuntu installed. In the same network, one of them should be converted in a simply monitor (like a slave for the main laptop, but not only share keyboard and mouse like ...
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VNC authentication using certificates for Windows remote access

I have to use VNC to remote in to windows machine running Win7 or Win10. The requirement is to authenticate the client using a certificate. I am looking for a FREE tool that can provide this. But I ...
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Automatically start VNC server on startup in ubuntu 18.04 without having been logged in to the machine first?

I am following the steps to enable VNC as in https://linuxize.com/post/how-to-install-and-configure-vnc-on-ubuntu-18-04/#configuring-vnc-server - this is working fine after login to the system; and ...
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Installing VNC on openSUSE

Anyone have any idea on how to install VNC through cli, cant find any instructions on it on opensuse. I'm new to the whole thing and I can only ssh into my machine. I find CLI to be very difficult ...
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How to disable clipboard function on TightVNC server

I looked at the manual of TightVNC Server but I couldn't find any option to disable clipboard function in order to block copy/paste between host machine and remote machine. I use TightVNC Server (...
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How to Create a Configuration Batch file for VNC Server?

I made a batch file for VNC Server to make Windows 10 x64 automatically (Unattended). The software is properly implemented and installed silently, but unfortunately the configuration parameters of the ...
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Remmina: Unknown authentication scheme from VNC server: 13, 5, 6, 130, 192

I am trying to set up a VNC connection from my PC (Ubuntu 18.04) to a headless (=I can use only terminal) Raspberry Pi zero w (Rasbian 2020) using Remmina but I am getting the error window: Unknown ...
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Mirror CentOS 8 screen with TigerVNC on Windows

I'm trying to mirror the screen of a CentOS 8 machine logged in with the X11 display server on Xorg on Window's Remote Desktop Connection. I installed TigerVNC-server on the CentOS 8 machine, set a ...
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How do I setup VNC Server on ubuntu 16.04 such that it can be accessed in a web browser of client machine running on any operating system?

I have Ubuntu 16.04 Running on Beaglebone. I want to setup VNC Server on that. I want to access that VNC server Using Web Browser on my local PC or any other PC, which can be running on any OS be it ...
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How to run XDM with vncserver?

Using Ubuntu 18 LTS running tiger vncserver. I am trying to get xdm login manager to run with flexbox for my client VNC sessions. Here is my .vnc/xstartup: #!/bin/sh export DISPLAYMANAGER="xdm" ...
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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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TigerVNC custom client screen space while connected to a remote server?

In TigerVNC, is it possible to use more screen space on a client than what the remote computer's monitors have? For example. I have a single 4k screen on my client machine. My remote server has a ...
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Resize VNC screen without change of resolution or client resize

I think that I have pretty specific thing compared to solutions, which I found. I have an application for FullHD(1920x1080). This app is not responsive so it makes problems to show it on smaller ...
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GDBus error authentication agent already exists on Raspberry Pi

I am running VNCserver on a Raspberry Pi. When logging in remotely, I get following error: GDBus.Error:or.freedesktop.PolicyKit1.Error.Failed: An authentication agent already exists for the ...
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Copy Paste not working in Windows after I open Vncserver

Whenever I open TigerVNC copy paste is not working in Windows. The text I copied from Vncserver is pasting even after copying from Windows. After closing TigerVNC correct text (text copied from ...
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VNC Server Error: New main PID <PID> does not belong to service

I installed tigervnc-server on CentOS Linux (release 7.7.1908). I configured and enabled VNC service successfully, however, running sudo systemctl status vncserver@:1.service gives the following ...
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Can not get vncserver to start on rhel 7

Good day I'm running RHEL 7.6 with kernel version 3.10.0-514.el7.x86_64. Vncserver version is tigervnc-server-1.8.0-17.el7.x86_64. My vncserver@:1.service file looks like this, I have replaced <...
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vncserver service fails to start

Trying to setup VNCServer for accessing a CentOS7 machine via Windows Remote Desktop and getting errors starting the VNC service: [root@HW006 ~]# systemctl start vncserver@:1 Job for vncserver@:1....
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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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Remote desktop access over internet

We have one desktop based application. Users of this application are primarily non-technical people. It will be great help for us to remotely access their desktop for number of reason(troubleshooting ...
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Any way to autostart SSH tunnel while using VNC viewer?

Every time I want to use VNC viewer to connect to remote pc, I open PUTTY at first, to open the ssh tunnel, and then using VNC through localhost tunnel. But thus, I have to always run 2 programs to ...
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Disconnected remote computer's network by mistake

So I have put myself in an unfortunate situation. I am working remotely and I have disconnected my remote workstation's internet connection by mistake. Is there any trick to force the remote ...
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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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How to insert VNC Server license key (automatically) after a PC reimage with MDT

I have a base build PC which has the VNC Server license key inserted and working correctly. I've then taken an image of it via WINPE disk and the DISM command line (.WIM file) Wim file is then ...
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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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Does VNC allow me to connect to another computer if the computer is on another wifi network?

I'm trying to connect to a friend's computer on a different WiFi network using VNC, and I was wondering if that would work?
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How to auto login session in VNC Server

On Ubuntu when I login using Tight VNC Viewer client it shows me two sessions. What I want is as soon as I start VNC server(using vncserver -geometry 1600x900 it should automatically login into ...
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VNC server stops running after a while

I have a little problem, I have a VNC server running on Digitalocean. This works, I can connect to it with no problems. But after a while (maybe a couple of days after the last connect or something) I ...
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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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UltraVNC cannot control the screen, but macOS Screen Sharing can

Environment: Server: Windows 10 Pro (x64) PC running UltraVNC Server 1.2.2.3 and Kaspersky Internet Security 19.0.0.1088(d). Clients: macOS 10.13.6 connecting via (built-in) Screen Sharing; W10 Pro (...
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Install and Configure TigerVNC on macOS

I've been looking for a new VNC server and came across TigerVNC. I'm trying hard to read the documentation to install, it's totally command line based and I'm a bit stuck. I've searched for others ...
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RealVNC GPO Install not showing in systray

Have installed RealVNC 6.3.2 on a test PC using the GPO Computer Configuration. However when it is deployed to the test machine, I can see VNC Server in the start menu (doesn't produce any dialog box ...
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SSH port forwarding for VNC on remote server with agent forwarding

Trying to connect to a remote VNC server, such as one would with an SSH tunnel: ssh -L 5901:127.0.0.1:5901 -N -f -l username server_ip_address However, the VNC server can only accept connections ...
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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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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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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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Working linux remote desktop setup

I need some help to find a working linux remote desktop setup (Accessing my linux desktop from my windows laptop). So far I have tryed: TigerVNCServer Overall good, but this only lets ...
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Cannot configure VNC Server on Windows Server 2012 R2

I installed the VNC Connect 6.0.2 software tool on a Windows Server 2012 R2 virtual machine. The install completed without any issue and I can launch the VNC Client tool, however I cannot see the VNC ...
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login to my vnc session locally, from ubuntu login screen

I setup a VNC server that I can successuly remotely connect to on my office ubunutu PC. However, I can't access that desktop from the ubuntu login screen. Is there any way I can login into my VNC ...
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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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How to setup VNC server for 1920 x 818

I have a win10 pc running UltraVNC server. If that PC is set to standard resolution (1920 x 1080) then VNC clients connect and display perfectly. But ... I created a custom resolution in my NVidia ...
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Can't connect to VNC server from outside network

I am running a VNC server on Debian Jessie using x11vnc. It works fine on my home network, as I can connect to it from inside and outside the network. However, the system is going to be running on a ...
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vncserver not accessible using hostname in DISPLAY

I have a vncserver running on a RHEL 6.8 box. When I access this session via a VNC viewer, I notice that I cannot run x programs (like xterm) if I modify the DISPLAY variable to include the server's ...
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Reach a computer on home network when it's connected to VPN

I have an old desktop computer without keyboard or screen in a closet. I control it via a VNC-server within my LAN. Now I'm thinking about running a VPN-client on it. Will that only change the public ...
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Does killing the VNC server kill the processes running on it?

I am running a VNC server (vnc4server) on a Ubuntu server. Does killing the VNC server itself kill the processes on it, such as applications started from VNC sessions?
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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 ...