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To exit TightVNC's full screen on Windows 7: Press all four keys: Ctrl + Alt + Shift + F


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VNC uses a separate password system. It does not check passwords against /etc/passwd but rather against ~/.vnc/passwd, which contains a single primary password and optionally a secondary password that allows only viewing the screen. To set your VNC password(s), use the vncpasswd command. VNC passwords must be between five and eight characters in length &...


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I saw this error even though I only ever login from a single client machine with correct credentials. Looking in the logs, I saw that 0.0.0.0 was being blacklisted rather than specific IPs. My understanding then is that a failure from any IP is counted as a strike against every IP thus leading to the "too many security failures" issue. It seems this bug ...


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How did you setup autocutsel? I created a xstartup file under the ~/.vnc directory, with the following content: #!/bin/sh /usr/bin/autocutsel -s CLIPBOARD -fork Then you need to make it executable: chmod +x ~/.vnc/xstartup Restart the server and you're done


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Press F8 "You can enter and exit full screen mode using the toolbar at the top of the VNC viewer window. The F8 key can be used to hide and unhide this toolbar." https://support.realvnc.com/knowledgebase/article/View/376/12/how-can-i-enter-and-exit-full-screen


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You might try using x11vnc to share a single window by doing : Run xwininfo from a console. It will change your cursor. Click on the window you want to share. xwininfo will print out the window id. Run : x11vnc -id {replace-by-window-id} source You might also have a look at the free SharedAppVNC.


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You can try turn on mouse keys feature (when it enabled mouse cursor always is always displayed): Open Control Panel Open Ease of Access Center Click Make the mouse easier to use Click on the Turn on Mouse Keys box


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I would like to check if there is anyone connected to or accessing my laptop, how could I do this? As indicated in an answer to the Stack Overflow question you have already linked to, running e.g. netstat -an | find "ESTABLISHED" | find ":5900 " will return something similar to the following if there is currently a connection on port 5900: If there is no ...


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No, it is not possible with tightvnserver. Most vncservers will try to build a whole WM (=window manager), while your :0 display has, apparently, all of this. You can check this by not starting your X server at boot, and before issuing the usual startx command, to start tightvncserver on :0. It will work then. On the other hand, if you are keen on using ...


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Try x0vncserver. i.e. On arch: x0vncserver -display :0 -passwordfile ~/.vnc/passwd http://tigervnc.org/doc/x0vncserver.html https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/TigerVNC


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VNC and RDP are different protocols. VNC is screen sharing, with the option of using a client's input (i.e. mouse, keyboard, etc) on the server's screen, with the server's controls still active. Remote Desktop was made for administering the computer, which started out with NT4's Terminal Services. It was part of what made Windows a multi-user environment, as ...


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Try running ps -ef | grep vnc to see which VNC services are running.


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And... to force any future session to be windowed rather than full-screen: Start TightVNC Viewer and enter your remote address, but before hitting the Connect button, open the Options dialog and de-select the Full Screen checkbox.


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I have has this problem as well and i just been, looking around and i found out that when the message pops up click on the little spanner next to the cross sign and look down until it says "Desktop Windows Management" and then under that go onto the drop down and select "Hide Notifications and Icon," then this will stop the message from popping up. Hope this ...


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So I did some testing, people have posted the correct solutions here but the order of operations makes a huge difference. Firstly some points to get right: There's kind of two ways to enable/disable Mouse Keys: In the Settings panel ui: Once Mouse Keys is enabled as shown above, you can enable/disable it with different key strokes depending on how Mouse ...


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"VNC conenction failed: vncserver too many security failures" Means that someone tried to log in with incorrect credentials too frequently within a specified period of time. What that number and time is vary depending on what VNC Server you're using. Someone's probably running a script trying to log into anything it can find listening on the standard VNC ...


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Shortcut for launching the server as user app (for those not running it as service) and connecting. C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe /C start "" "%PROGRAMFILES%\TightVNC\tvnserver.exe" -run && timeout 1 && "%PROGRAMFILES%\TightVNC\tvnserver.exe" -controlapp -connect IPADDRESS


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Also try this: on vncserver use -depth 32 on vncviewer use -bgr233 If using bgr233 on the server as suggested by Psycogeek, applications running on the server may use dithering to improve their appearance. KDE, for example, does this. Dithering patterns, especially the irregular patterns produced by the "error diffusion" method, do not compress well and ...


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If you hover your mouse near the top of the screen in the middle, a menu will pop up with the full screen button on it. Click again to get out.


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You need a server running somewhere to connect to. But you don't need a server on your machine to use the view. Unless you really know what you are doing, you don't want to connect to a server running on your own machine. Connecting can cause problems with updating the view if the view contains the viewer. It can result in feedback loops where the view ...


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You don't provide much detail around the Virtual Server you are trying to connect to, but I guess you connect via RDP from a client PC Machine M to a server S located on a network N and while connected to M, you setup a VPN connection to Network V. Is that correct? If yes, the most likely reason why your connection to Server S drops is because your VPN ...


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For me just this two simple steps worked: sudo apt install autocutsel autocutsel -fork


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I do not think you can change that limitation. But to improve the security try using special characters, numbers and capital letters in your password


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Ok, I figured it out. On this machine for some reason I needed to create the tunnel using localhost:2850 instead of the IP address. It all works now.


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I've tested all given answers, however, the real solution (tested on a clean setup) is: WIN + R -> ms-settings:tabletmode -> Select "Take me to the desktop/desktop mode" & "Don't ask me and don't switch" WIN + R -> control access.cpl -> "Make the mouse easier to use" -> Turn on "Mouse Keys box" Press "LEFT SHIFT + LEFT ALT + BLOQ NUM" a couple of times ...


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Install Mouse without borders from Microsoft. You don't need to link it with another computer, click skip. https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=35460


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You need to add two exports for XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP and XDG_MENU_PREFIX: export XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP="GNOME-Flashback:Unity" export XDG_MENU_PREFIX="gnome-flashback-" Then you probably want / need to replace gnome-settings-daemon with unity-settings-daemon and add also gnome-flashback. You can try to use gnome-settings-daemon, but then ...


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No. Neither TightVNC nor UltraVNC can use RDP, as per this comparison chart from Wikipedia. Sort on the second column ('Protocols') of the first chart to see the apps which do use RDP.


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The VNC solutions connecting between mac and windows don't seem to be much good when it comes to the clipboard. I don't know what client you used on MAC to connect to Windows TightVNC server. I tried chicken of the VNC,(mac to windows) and found the clipboard sharing to be poor e.g. seamless one way and not the other way. And I tried TightVNC(windows to ...


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Occasionally TightVNC Server seems to end up with multiple processes. Check in task man - how may VNC Server processes are running on the server. If you can identify the real one, kill the others. If not - stop them all (you will need physical/KVM access to do this). Start them again. It's possible that as TightVNC Server can run as an app or service, you ...


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