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

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How to unlock remote screen via vnc?

On Lubuntu I installed Vino as vnc server. I connect to it from Linux Mint in the same LAN using Remmina. It works fine. When the screen is locked on the remote computer, which it does after been ...
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15.10 VNC / Team Viewer control issues

I'm running 15.10 fully patched and updated. I have a Teamviewer business license and I'm trying to connect from both a PC and Mac to my Ubuntu machine. The screen comes up but I am unable to see ...
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x11vnc Frozen when I log out of current user

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 installation running x11vnc for remote administration. I have a Public User account and and Administrator account. The Public User account is used for public access in a ...
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Regularly changing screen resoution - potential problems

I frequently connect to my home computer using VNC. I connect from computers with different monitor resolutions. I like to run my VNC client in full-screen mode, so as a result I'm frequently changing ...
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Server, Remote Login, SSH?

Two Things. I'm trying to setup multiple server applications on Ubuntu With Terminal using SSH. I need to be able to use some form of login to the applications VNC, (having trouble with) SSH GREAT, ...
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Remmina VNC doesn't connect to remote machine

I need to connect to a workstation from a personal machine but don't have any luck with it. The workstation is also Ubuntu 14.04. My personal machine: Remmina 0.9.99.1, Ubuntu 14.04. The window I ...
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During VNC/SSH, push VGA output from host machine

[Very short version: Is it possible to "push" video from the VGA port of a host machine while accessing said machine via VNC or SSH?] I have been experimenting with an old ThinkPad T60 laptop as a ...
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How to start VPN on Ubuntu server that is remotely controlled by VNC-viewer?

How to start VPN on Ubuntu server (in order to change server IP address) that is remotely controlled by VNC-viewer? I use Expressvpn and this guide: ...
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Cannot browse network while in VNC

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I installed desktop with minimum recommended software. I've also installed VNCServer which works fine. When I physically log on I can use the "Browse Network" in ...
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VNC Login on Headless Ubuntu Desktop 15.10

I'm trying to get my computer running without a monitor so that it is accessible using VNC. I've set up x11vnc (as discussed here https://help.ubuntu.com/community/VNC/Servers#x11vnc) and have it all ...
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14.04 - Remote Desktop/Control to Headless Ubuntu Desktop

Apologies if this has been asked many times, but there seems to be a variety of options for remote desktop onto a headless machine running 14.04 LTS (Desktop) I don't have much experience with ...
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How do I restrict a user to a specific thin client?

I am using 10 thin clients on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with an xdmcp server. All thin clients display all user names and allow any client login with any user account. Even two or more thin clients login with ...
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How can I use the host's keyboard for a 'remote' SSH session from a tablet computer?

The perhaps slight odd requirement is this: I have a computer running Ubuntu I have an iPad from which I can SSH into said computer I'd like to use the iPad as an extra terminal screen Things I ...
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dpkg error processing packages, cannot complete install desktop/GUI from terminal

I've rented a VPS with ubuntu 14.04 LTS and have googled my way to tutorials and basic terminal knowledge. I want to set up a ubunutu desktop so I can also navigate using TightVNC. This whole process ...
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Is it possible to VNC into a separate desktop?

I'm currently running Ubuntu 15.10 on my home-theater and I'm frequently using Remmina Remote Desktop Client to manage the box. Since the home-theater is frequently in use playing it's video duties, ...
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Set VNC geometry on client side

I have different devices that I want to use with the same user. Doing this: VNCSERVERS="1:someuser" VNCSERVERARGS[1]="-geometry 1440x900" VNCSERVERS="2:someuser" VNCSERVERARGS[2]="-geometry ...
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WiFi Mouse Remote Desktop RDP on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am trying to get WiFi Mouse Remote Desktop feature to work on my system and it says that I have to run the a RDP but is really vague on the requirements. I have Remmina Remote Desktop Client but am ...
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Desktop not showing well using vncserver on ubuntu 15.10

Currently using ubuntu 15.10 on azure and installed the gnome and vnc4server latest version on ubuntu. Please find log file below: Current VNC client screen: enter image description here $ cat ...
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VNC desktop only change size of screen not resolution

Im using Ubuntu 14.04 TLS, vnc4server and from my laptop real vnc Everything works fine, except resolution, i can change from 800x600 to 1440x900 and the only change i see is the size of the screen, ...
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vnc server gray out in ubuntu 15 [duplicate]

Currently running Ubuntu 15.10 on azure and Installed vnc4server and gnome group packages but still screen showing gray out. configuration file is define below: $cat .vnc/xstartup unset ...
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How to go about diagnosing a vnc-crashing problem?

What are the steps most people take to diagnose a vnc issue in which the session keeps crashing constantly? My specific issue is discussed more here (and here), but since that question wasn’t getting ...
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VNC to Ubuntu 14.04 receiving

I have tried almost everything possible to get this fixed and keep running it to the same issue. This is the latest code: #[ -x /etc/vnc/xstartup ] && exec /etc/vnc/xstartup #[ -r ...
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Remote desktop from Win to Lubuntu via x11vnc

I have 2 questions bothering me: I've configured SSH connection from windows to lubuntu, and installed x11vnc and tightVNC viewer (and everything works) Problems: Why does starting x11vnc shows ...
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How to diagnose a vnc-crashing problem?

Tightvnc server keeps crashing on my dedicated Ubuntu server. The Ubuntu Unity main desktop is unaffected, but the tightvnc server crashes and takes down any program that was running in its (xfce) ...
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Connect from Windows 10 to Ubuntu 15.04 using Windows Remote Desktop?

I have looked for this issue on this forum, but most of the information seems to be at least 2-3 years outdated. Hence I made a new post. I currently have a VPS running Ubuntu 15.04 (64bit) and I ...
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Install Ubuntu Server w/o Monitor? [duplicate]

I was wondering if there was a way I can install Ubuntu Server without a monitor. Reason being I want to install it on a Raspberry Pi (for teh lolz), but I have no monitor. I have tested a setup with ...
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How to run Windows apps in Ubuntu Server 14.04 wihout GUI

I have a Windows program (an .exe) in Ubuntu Server 14.04. I can run it with VNC - tightvncserver :1 . After that I connect with the Viewer, the gui is the LXDE and there is the wine icon of the ...
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Gray Screen with VNC to Ubuntu 14.04

I setup vncserver on my Ubuntu 14.04 server, I used the following site: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-and-configure-vnc-on-ubuntu-14-04 Now when I VNC into the ...
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How to fix a constantly-crashing/freezing/disconnecting VNC server?

I am running tightvnc server on my Ubuntu machine, which I connect to from my Macbook, which then runs an XFCE virtual desktop (i.e. not the main Ubuntu desktop that shows up on the monitor connected ...
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Add KRFB at startup in Kubuntu 15.10

How to configure KRFB so that it runs at startup in Kubuntu 15.10 x64?
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KRFB doesn't save settings

I use KRFB 4.14.12 on KUbuntu 15.10 x64. Each time I open it (using krfb from terminal) and change the settings, if I close it, the settings are not saved. Why?
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How to install and enable at startup a VNC server on Kubuntu 15.10

What's the recommended way to install a VNC server on Kubuntu 15.10 x64, and configure it so that it runs at startup?
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VNC Viewer with Ubuntu 14.4

Im trying to connect to my vagrant-ubuntu box using VNC Viewer but have isssues Error: "The connection was refused by host computer" I have installed the VNC Server vagrant 2324 0.0 0.1 ...
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How To Start VNC Session With Gnome Desktop?

I'm trying to start a VNC session with the Gnome Desktop as follows: Server Side Configure .vnc/xstartup file to: #!/bin/sh # Uncomment the following two lines for normal desktop: # unset ...
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How to Install and enable VNC server on Ubuntu 15.10

I am trying to find an easy straight forward method to install VNC server on my Ubuntu 15.10 VM. I've tried using the built-in desktop sharing and not working for me. Is there an up to date method ...
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Can't get Vnc to work reliably over wifi under lubuntu

I have a fresh new Lenovo G50-30 on which I installed fresh Lubuntu 15.10. It is connected over wifi to a ab/g (not n) wireless router with fixed channel. I would like to be able to reliably vnc into ...
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How to add vnc display in Kubuntu 15.10?

I just would like to add a new virtual monitor and to be able to connect to it from my iPad and get an additional monitor. I tried to use Xvfb but the virtual framebuffer created with it is not ...
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Disable STR/STD and auto-connect WiFi in Lubuntu 15.04

I want to use an old laptop as a server with Lubuntu 15.04. I have a VNC server running, but even if a client is connected via VNC, the system suspends for seamingly no reason. suspend is set to STR ...
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Since upgrade to wily, x11vnc will no longer start

Since I upgraded to wily this morning, my x11vnc server will no longer start. The usual command: sudo x11vnc -nomodtweak -forever -display :0 -auth guess results in: 27/10/2015 21:56:57 x11vnc ...
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How to remotely access Ubuntu using VNC

I've been trying to configure VNC (Vino) on Ubuntu Desktop so that I can remotely access it from an Android tablet or another PC using a secure connection, but I can't seem to get it working. I had ...
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Intercept local X Session. Detach from hardware monitor and attach to Virtual

I cannot find any solution for this scenario: start local XServer on tty7 (display :0, hardware Monitor) -- call it "X Session 1" lock this "X Session 1" connect remotely via ssh detach "X Session ...
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How can I disable the mouse-pointer-change in xterm?

Okay, let me start by saying this: this is a bug in Apple software. When using Apple's built-in OS X VNC client (Connect to Server...), connecting to an Ubuntu machine running vnc4server and xterm ...
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X11vnc service is running but client can´t find server

I want to set up a headless server and connect to it from a laptop (Windows). It is running Kubuntu 15.04 and I installed X11vnc by this description: ...
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AQEMU running external & embedded machines

I've been trying to install a virtual machine using AQEMU With VNC not embedded, but when I do this clicking the 'Don't use embedded VNC' check box, It's still embedded and gives me one that isn't so ...
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VNC Desktop Sharing Connects to Inactive User

I have set up my parents with an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS box. In order to assist them, because they are parents, I set up VNC / Desktop Sharing (using the Desktop Sharing GUI) with "Allow others to view..." ...
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VNC bad rendering when running 3D GUI application on Ubuntu server of 14.04 LTS

I installed vnc4server on a remote server of Ubuntu 14.04LTS. I can access the server GUI via VNC-Viewer successfully, except that when running 3D Gui application, the 3D rendering is bad and I got ...
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x11vnc accept connection

I have X11VNC server started by an init script, but I need manually to go into the properties to tick "Accept Connections". I want to do this in my init script instead, but I cannot find the right ...
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How to kill TCP/TCP6 of vncserver without ~:1.pid, ~:2.pid files ? and How to uninstall vnc related files clealry?

I have a big problem to set up vncserver to my lab server computer. I am newbie to set up vncserver. To set up vncserver, first, I followed up someone's guide which use vnc4server. It worked, but ...
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Remote Desktop to Ubuntu14.4 LTS is not working

I have Ubuntu 14.4 Installed. I wanted to remote it to the GUI of the server within my local network (LAN) So I Installed x11VNC Server on Ubuntu & Installed tightvnc viewer on my windows 8 PC. ...
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Enable remote VNC for kvm+qemu

I'm using kvm+qemu on Ubuntu 14.04 Server. I need to enable VNC for remote hosts, so I edited /etc/libvirt/qemu.conf and uncommented vnc_listen = "0.0.0.0" there. My problem, is that I don't know ...