Graphical desktop sharing system that uses the RFB protocol to remotely control another computer.

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Remote desktop or VNC into Kubuntu 14.10 from windows

I've had another post on here dealing with beta version/realvnc, I've since started over and am using Kubuntu 14.10 with KDE plasma (the gold release). At this point I'm looking for any solution to ...
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Disable Control+Alt+End

Background In xfce4, pressing Ctrl+Alt+End hotkey cycles to the next workspace. The settings for this can be displayed from the command line using: xfconf-query -c xfce4-keyboard-shortcuts -lv | ...
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Openbox VNC on startup

I'm trying to get a openbox based VNC to run on start up, I have added the following to rc.local Xvfb :1 -extension GLX -screen 0 800x600x16& DISPLAY=:1 /usr/bin/openbox-session& ...
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Cannot change vncserver default geometry

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 (I think it's desktop...) and running vncserver to connect to it remotely. I can successfully set the resolution if I use the -geometry flag when starting the server, but I ...
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How to Allow Multiple simultaneous VNC sessions?

I've created an Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine on Amazon Web Services. This will serve as a development platform for PostgreSQL, Python and Django. As such, the idea is to have it setup with a bit ...
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Why can't I start a VNC session using the randr flag?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 (I think it's desktop...) and can successfully run vncserver (which ultimately links to /usr/bin/vnc4server) and connect with my client, and I can also add the -geometry flag ...
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Enable graphics in headless server using VNC

How do I enable graphics acceleration support in Ubuntu Server 14.04? I am using VNC with simple Xfce window manager, and would like to run OpenGL enabled applications inside of it. The server has ...
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How to create correct upstart script for vnc4server which can stop it?

vnc4server is a script to both run and stop VNC server. It itself exits when work done, leaving server working in background. If I set service with the following config start on (local-filesystems ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - on the fly change operating system language while remotely support required

In Windows 8.1, OSX 10.9.4 and all other OS we cant do on the fly change operating system languages. We have purchased hardware from Japan, China, India etc etc for Europe, where organisation only ...
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I purged TZData and now Lubuntu won't boot! Help!

Ok, so in hind sight purging a package that was marked as a critical package was probably a terrible idea, but I was only following the instructions of people from this thread. I couldn't get ...
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How to connect to a local forwarded port from a third machine.

If I ssh connect into a server for VNC, for example, ssh root@IP -L6500:localhost:5901 I can connect to VNC just fine on that machine (locahost:6500). But if I have a phone on the local network, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 & Windows VNC Program

A while back I updated Ubuntu to version 14.04. Before this, I could connect to the machine through TightVNC from my Windows 8.1 laptop. However after the upgrade things didn't run smoothly. It is ...
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VNC Server Questions and Advice

I'm looking at which VNC server (and possible viewer) would be best for my needs. I've ruled out vino and x11server but there is also TightVNC, TigerVNC, TurboVNC, Xvnc and vnc4server to just name a ...
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VNC and Lubuntu

I'm trying to install a VNC server on a Lubuntu 14.04 install, but nothing works. I have tried the official documentation, as well as some other pages. I googled around and read some Stack Exchange's ...
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How to VNC to ubuntu server with ubuntu-desktop installed

I am running a remote server, and until now, I have been able to merely install ubuntu-desktop, and run x11vnc to see my newly installed desktop. I've wiped my machine, and now after a fresh install ...
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Not all windows frames displayed in fvms' windows in vnc4server in Ubuntu

I have installed vnc4server on my Ubuntu server, to have it no screen 7 with GUI, but being able to run some windowed applications. Also I installed fvwm. Currently I have some windows displayed ...
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Problem with VNC and Ubuntu Desktop

I have a VPS running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, with VNC (VNC4Server), and Ubuntu Desktop (Gnome Desktop). I can connect alright, but all I get is a terminal, so I use the command startx It seems to start to ...
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How to configure view-only mode when using Tigervnc server?

I want to setup VNC server (Tigervnc). I would like to give a view-only VNC access to the users. Referring to these links, it seems that RealVNC and UltraVNC support view-only mode. RealVNC ...
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Setting a dual monitor headless X Server for VNC

I would like to run Linux headless over VNC. This is easy. However, I would like to use dual monitors. My goals: Support each monitor at its native resolution (2560x1920, 1600x1080) My VNC client ...
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vnc from mac to ubuntu - a few questions

I just got an ubuntu desktop 14.04 up and running in my basement meant to be serving media files and feeding my projector. From my living room I would like to use the Screen Sharing application on OSX ...
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Problem connecting my MAC OS X to my Xubuntu 14.04

I have trouble sharing screen with my new Xubuntu 14.04, a problem that didn't exist with my Xubuntu 12.10. Here was the steps I had to go to connect my MAC (10.8) to my Xubuntu 12.10: ssh to my ...
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ubuntu server performance very slow while connecting with vnc viewer

We have IBM X31000 server and using Ubuntu 14.04 amd64 os. the server performance going very slow while connecting with VNC viewer or other remote desktop application. Please help us how to resolve ...
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Change scrren resolution when vnc client connected automatically

When I am outside using a notebook with smaller monitor, connecting to vino vnc server at home the resolution is 1920x1080. It's not convenient to control. How can it change resolution automatically ...
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XRDP first login fails

I have configured Ubuntu 14.04 with XRDP as per steps mentioned in http://c-nergy.be/blog/?p=4168 with XFCE Desktop. It's working perfectly (including session resumption) except for a problem during ...
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VNC plugin not working in Remmina

Remmina 0.9.99.1, Ubuntu 14.04. I installed Remmina from the repository. Also installed both the RDP and the VNC plugins from the repository. I have verified that remmina-plugin-vnc.so is in ...
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Unity doesn't work on VNC server under 14.04 LTS

After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, I find the Unity destkop in vnc4server never works as it did under Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Here is my ~/.vnc/xstartup for vnc4server: #!/bin/sh xrdb $HOME/.Xresources ...
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What is the default VNC server included?

By default, there is an application installed in Ubuntu that allows for remote desktop connections over VNC. The application shows up with the name Desktop Sharing in the Unity dock. What is the ...
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window borders, menu bar missing over VNC

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity and Gnome3, however I don't have a screen hooked up anymore. I have installed x11vnc and run it with "-create" so that it will create a new X11 session, however ...
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How can I set icons on a desktop accessed via a VNC server

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04. I have a desktop accessed via virtual desktop with icons set how I like. However, when I start a VNC server and access the desktop via said VNC server, the icons are there but ...
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How to turn off/lock screen when using Vino VNC?

I have a laptop(Acer Aspire v3-472g) with a working Vino VNC server on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit. My problem is that when I connect with a VNC client, people near my laptop can see what I am doing. I ...
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Starting X server on remote display without starting it on local display

If I have a mounted Ubuntu image. How to start its GUI on my rooted android device via a VNC client without starting it directly on my display (because that will send Android out)?
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VNC across the internet through SSH tunnel to another machine on LAN?

My family often gets me to help them with computery things that they can't do themselves, but this has become difficult as I've moved to another city to study at university. I managed to set up a ...
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How to configure a password for LightDM VNC connection

I have ubuntu 14.04, and am using lightdm. I want to login to the machine from another (windows) computer using VNC. By using the following /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf I get a VNC server, but when I try ...
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View ubuntu local desktop remotely

I'm just wondering we have linux ubuntu installed on one of our pc in the office and we use tightvnc to view it and I'm working remotely. How come the desktop I view from the tightvnc is different ...
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vnc - black and white hatching

I'm trying to use tightvnc viewer on my windows machine to login to my ubuntu pc. I'm running vncserver on ubuntu. I can login ok but all I see is black and white hatching. Any ideas?
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Can't connect to computer via VNC running x11vnc

I've got a desktop computer and a laptop, both running Ubuntu 14.04. The desktop has x11vnc installed on it and my laptop has Remmina. My desktop also has SSH running on it. I want to use Remmina to ...
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How do I use multiple laptops as external display over network?

I have a relatively powerful computer (8gb ram, 64bit, quad core) and I can easily drive three monitors, my tv over hdmi, my 17 inch hd internal laptop display, and an external hd display. I have ...
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Problem with x11vnc in Xubuntu / multiple windows

I configured a VNC server with x11vnc and I can connect to it from tightvncviewer. However, I get multiple windows as in the picture What option do I need to correct this? I'm using Xubuntu 14.04. ...
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Is is possible to have one computer rendering screen and providing CPU-RAM for 2 or 3 other computers that act as client, rendering the output?

I have several computers with 2 and 4 GB RAM, not upgradeable anymore, with decent 1080p monitors that in terms of CPU are starting to show their age. My job is basically office desktop usage. I do ...
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SSH onto new Ubuntu 14.04 server

This is my first server I have set up and I used ubuntu 14.04 to run it. I opted not to use the server install because the regular ubuntu was easier to setup. Now I wanted to make the server ...
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novnc error unrecognized service on ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to do the setup for openstack. I installed novnc but when i try the command "service novnc restart" i get the error "novnc : unrecognized service". What should I do ?
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Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop Sharing (VNC) encryptiom / auth problem

I know this has been discussed, but I can not find a permanent fix. I enabled desktop sharing, unchecked "manually approve every access", set a password, and I'm trying from the local network, or via ...
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Black screen when accessing Ubuntu remote host via VNC and vino-server

I have a headless server and I am trying to setup a VNC connection in order to access it with a GUI. Now I have only root access via ssh. I have followed most of the instructions given here Enable ...
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Gnome problem with 14.04

I got an install of 14.04 Server on my VPS. I then installed the GUI with: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop, then installed VNC with vnc4server. Now I have this really, bugged gray screen instead ...
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unable to make two ubuntu machines interact after connecting with synergy?

I have ubuntu 14.04, and synergy 1.4.12 on both machines. I was able to make them connect (was not straight forward tho). I created the same hotkey to switch to "left" machine, on both server and ...
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What is X11rdp?

I have been using xrdp for sometime now (along with vnc4server) and I think I understand high-level overview of its working as described here. xrdp allows to communicate with RDP protocol and uses ...
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All dimentions for vncserver geometry

I would like to figure out all the screen sizes supported by xterm geometry. Is there a command by which I can list all supported sizes. currently in my xstartup script I provide the line xterm ...
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Getting lock screen using VNC

Using xubuntu 14.04, connecting to the headless machine through VNC. xvnc4 is auto-started and it's all fine. But when connecting with the VNC password I would like to get the login screen, or at ...
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Space does not work in VNC mode

I'm accessing my computer via VNC using the TightVNC Server and Mac OS X Screen Sharing application as a client, but for some reason the 'space' key does not work at all. All the other keyboard keys ...
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vnc not connecting from some networks

while not strictly a Ubuntu problem I am using ubuntu 12.04 with a vnc connection into a raspberry pi which, I understand are both debian based, so I hope you don't mind this slight deviation.... I ...