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

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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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What is the best way to run multiple computers with multiple VMs? [closed]

I have a 2010 iMac running six Ubuntu VMs. Each of these virtual machines use one application and a web browser - ideally, running 24/7. I'd like to determine the most efficient and economical way to ...
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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 ...
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What do I need for remotely accessing my Ubuntu 14.04 machine?

I am at a loss as to how to set up my machine for remote connection. Do I need to install a VNC server (which one?) or is Vino (installed by default) enough? I opened Desktop Sharing Preferences ...
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VNC connection in Ubuntu 14.04 disconnects my wifi

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a ASUS vivoPC-60. When I installed it I had a few problems with the embedded wireless, it wouldn't see any networks, but after a reinstall, I had no more problems of that ...
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How to log in as a root from TightVNC

I followed How To Install Apache Tomcat on Ubuntu 12.04 and installed VNC Server on my remote machine, but now when I log in through TightVNC it logs in as a VNC user. How do I instead log in as root? ...
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VNC Server Security

First, we need to make sure VNC server only listens on localhost. What is the meaning of this line will it listen remote connection when we onfigure it to listen localhost only? Recommended ...
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How to run VNC Server on Ubuntu

I am trying to run VNC Server on my remote machine and installed VNC Server with the help of this link. I have done everything up to step 3 and am now trying step 4, but in my machine I do not get: ...
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Can I reduce the pixel size on my VNC window?

A little hard to explain this, but I am wondering if I can create a miniature VNC window so that it's less visible to people looking over my shoulder. Ideally, this would retain the same pixel size ...
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How do I install KDE on Ubuntu server?

I have Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS (64 bit) server with no GUI. Can anyone tell me how do I install KDE on it? Will that command be okay? apt-get install kubuntu-desktop -y startx Or something else has to ...
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Using Vinagre With Multiple Computers

I have got multiple computers that I want to connect to. They're all in my local area network. I don't want to write their IP addresses all the time. I'm looking for an easier way to connect them. ...
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How to make VNC Server work with ubuntu-desktop without xfce

I have Ubuntu Server LTS 14.04 and I want to know weather it's possible to install vnc4server and make it work with ubuntu-desktop (and not xubuntu-desktop) without installing xfce4. I think I have ...
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remote-desktop using Real VNC Viewer from MacBook Pro to Ubuntu

I'm using Real VNC Viewer to control an Ubuntu Server (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, running standard remote desktop). Conneting my MacBook Pro is working well and the remote Screen is displayed - but my Mac side ...
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Ubuntu not display the remote desktop properly?

I am using: PuTTY [release 0.63] TightVNC Viewer for windows [version 2.7.10] windows server 2012 r2 on Windows Azure. To connect remote desktop of my Ubuntu machine on windows azure [Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu Server 13.10 @ VPS - Gnome GUI doesn't show in vnc

So i've had this problem for weeks now and my host can't help me out and linked me to this thread: No desktop showing in Ubuntu 13.04 via VNC on a VPS I've did everything it says in there but then i ...
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.Xauthority VS vnc server

On a 14.04 system I was installing VNC server with: apt-get install vnc4server -y --force-yes My problem is that each time I run vncserver it is locking my .Xauthority file in Home directory ...
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Logging onto work VPN using linux

I am new to linux. I was using windows for years now ,and my work from home was done by using vnc viewer. I use vnc to log into an linux system. Now I am using a linux system , is there any way i can ...
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VNC into ubuntu 12.04 from windows upon boot without monitor, keyboard

on ubuntu, i enabled Desktop Sharing, and VNC to ubuntu from windows 7 is working great. But, I need to be able to log into ubuntu upon reboot, without keyboard and monitor. So, I followed this ...
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Access Ubuntu from xp by remote desktop [duplicate]

I want to access 14.04 via remote desktop from xp. I installed vnc4server on my 14.04 system following this guide. Now what to do afterwards? Do I need to install some thing on xp? vnc client for xp? ...
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chromebook to ubunt 12.04 through xrdp

When i try to connect to my Ubuntu machine using the VNC app for my chromebook. The connection is denied unless i connect to Ubuntu through anther device ie windows machine or my android rdp app. I am ...