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

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Window manager looks weird in VNC or rdp

I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 and I can log in lightdm successfully. But if I log in Ubuntu in remote client via VNC or Xrdp, the desktop is very weird. Please check the screen-shot below. I used ...
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How to get faster graphics in KVM? VNC is painfully slow with Haiku OS guest, Spice won't install and SDL doesn't work

I've been coming up to speed on the Haiku operating system, an Open Source clone of BeOS 5 Pro. I'm using an Apple MacBook Pro as my development machine. Apple's BootCamp BIOS does not support more ...
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How can I disconnect clients from a Vino VNC server at will?

I have vino set to ask before allowing connections, but I'm unaware of how to disconnect clients once they are connected. The only way I've found to disconnect them is disable sharing (and then re-...
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Desktop Sharing not working when upgrading from 11.04 to 11.10

Just upgraded (reinstalled, because upgrading messed up my whole system) from 11.04 to 11.10 and Desktop sharing simply doesn't work anymore. Under the Desktop Sharing Preferences I enabled the ...
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How to cut and paste from Remote Desktop Viewer [closed]

I use rdesktop to access a Windows XP box at work, and I use "Remote Desktop Viewer" to access a Mac OS X box with vnc. Cut and paste works ok from rdesktop, although occasionally I have to kill and ...
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Cant Remote Desktop To Server

I am trying to vnc into my server. On my actual server, when I type startx, it boots into gnome. It is at this point that my server will allow me to remote desktop into it. My problem is right now my ...
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VNC with Windows 7

I want remote desktop access to a Windows 7 Home Premium machine, but Home Premium does not have RDP server support. What are my options to set up a VNC server on Windows for best remote desktop ...
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Pressing 'D' shows the desktop, how to disable?

How do I stop D from showing the Desktop? When I RDP (xrdp) or VNC (built-in or x11vnc, client-side UltraVNC), pressing 'D' shows the desktop. Please tell me how to remove this binding.
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limit / disable VNC display updates

I am using the stock "Remote Desktop" VNC server in Ubuntu. Ubuntu is on a 2nd machine, and my primary machine is a 3-monitor Windows 7 setup. I can VNC into Ubuntu, however I would like to disable ...
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How can I make 'logout' really work for vnc session [closed]

Ubuntu 11.04 vncserver 4.1.1+xorg4.3.0-37ubuntu2 My .vnc/xstartup ends with gnome-session. When I select 'logout' from the window on the upper right, gnome deletes all its bits, from the screen, ...
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Garbled UI with vnc, chicken-of-the-vnc, gridengine, qmon

Ubuntu 11.04 gridengine version 6.2u5-1ubuntu1 I start a desktop with the vncserver command. My ~/.vnc/xstartup ends with 'gnome-session'. I connect to it using chicken-of-the-VNC on my MacOSX ...
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Sharing desktop with OSX in LAN [closed]

I'd like to share Ubuntu 11.10 Desktop to my OSX computer in the LAN. What options there are? I have been using VNC in the past, but I was wondering could I open X server connection directly from OSX? ...
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How do I use UltraVNC?

I'd like to be able to upload files like a Windows version of VNC's. How can I upload files using VNC? I have tried tigerVNC, default VNC, but with none can I do that.
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How do I set VNC Server so that on system reboot it is auto started?

I was trying to make a VNC server in my Ubuntu 11.04, which can allow me to login even system reboots. Therefore, I have tried as following, but from vncviewer I can't connect. Server listening ...
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How can I troubleshoot a failed local network VNC connection?

On Machine A, I start Remmina (0.9.3) and create a VNC Incoming Connection profile. I picked port 5900, with a username and password. No changes under advanced or SSH. I start the profile and it says "...
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How to set up vnc server?

I want to set up a vncserver on my machine. I need each remote user to start separate session - so they see the login screen after connecting, log in, and so on - without interrupting another users. ...
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How do I start the GUI (Window Manager?) over VNC?

I have a netbook and a server, to both of which I installed the identical Ubuntu 10.04 LTS distribution. On the server, I had the foresight to install and enable the SSH server before disconnecting ...
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Remote desktop from ubuntu to windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Remote Desktop similar to Teamviewer? I want alternate to Dameware which will be free. As i want to give remote support from Linux desktop to windows desktop. Avoiding VNC ...
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Single Click VNC with Windows

I’m trying to help someone on a Windows machine. The irony is that I now need help myself to connect the 2 computers. I open my Remote Desktop Viewer, put it in listening mode by selecting ’Reverse ...
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Can you set the defaul remote desktop app to let your computer be viewed off your network?

The remote desktop app when enabled doesn't work with computers outside your network. Can you set it to let you do such? If so how? Is there a separate app that will let me do such a thing? --...
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Starting unity with vnc4server on a Linode VPS

I've managed to install vnc4server as well as VNC into it (and change the annoying issue where pressing D would minimize all windows) however when I type unity into the terminal it gives me: # unity ...
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Headless machine: Increase Remote Desktop resolution

I have a headless Ubuntu machine that I connect to with a combination of ssh and vnc. When I've got a monitor attached (which is rare), the vnc connection is the full resolution of the attached ...
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How can I connect to my machine which is connected to internet via dsl?

I've configured my machine with dyndns.com so that I can use the ssh and vnc but the problem is, the machine is connected to internet via dsl,. so it uses a network ip address ex (192.168.1.xxx) ...
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When machine is headless, user is no longer privileged

The core issue is: ANY gnome session not sitting ontop of a real physical/native display --or shadowing that display (ie. NXserver's shadow mode)-- has faulty privileges. Even when run as root! Any ...
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How to deny VNC access to a particular IP?

I just want to deny VNC access to particular IP addresses. Is it possible? If yes how to acheive this task?
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No Bash completion in VNC connections? [duplicate]

bash completion is not working with a vnc connection. I works if I login with ssh, but not with xterm/bash in a vnc connection. I tried with different display managers and with different machines, no ...
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How to copy/paste text from remote system?

I used to access a remote system via VNC viewer, but when I copy some text from the remote system and paste it in my text editor(local system), nothing happens. Do I need to install any additional ...
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Firefox 4 crashing in VNC [closed]

On my desktop PC I've been using Kubuntu 10.04 for about a year. Recently I've updated Firefox to version 4 using aptitude and the mozilla-team/firefox-stable repository. Since then, I can't run it ...
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How do I turn off effects so VNC can paint properly?

On ubuntu 10 the VNC would not repaint unless you disabled the effects. By right clicking on the background and going to the effects tab then selecting "no effects" out of the three options of "no ...
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How to hide VNC notification?

When ever I access a windows machine through VNC from ubuntu the icon changes and notifies the user that someone is logged into the system. Is it possible to hide that notification?
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How to set a VNC password?

Can anyone say me how to set a VNC password in Ubuntu? Such that if anyone access my machine through VNC it should prompt for a password.
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How to restrict users on accessing my machine through ssh and VNC?

I dont want other users to access my machine through ssh and VNC.How to restrict this?As a admin i want to view and access all other system through ssh and VNC. Also only for my system ssh access ...
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How to access an ubuntu machine via VNC from the login screen?

I want to access an Ubuntu machine remotely via VNC. But I can access the Ubuntu machine only if the user is logged in. I want to access the ubuntu machine via VNC from the login screen itself. We can ...
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Ad hoc 'Logmein Rescue' style remote desktopping?

I want to support Windows users by viewing and controlling their desktops remotely in a simple, hassle-free way a la Logmein Rescue. Is this possible? Scenario: Hapless Windows user: "Geoff 9100, ...
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Installing a minimal GUI + VNC

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 10.04 Server on my VPS and would like to install a minimal GUI onto this and allow VNC access to. Please could someone outline the steps required to set this up so ...
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Connect Remote Desktop Viewer to Mac on same local network with Screen Sharing enabled

I have a Mac laptop (10.6) with screen sharing enabled. I would like to connect to it from my Ubuntu desktop running 10.04. I have Remote Desktop Viewer installed. The laptop doesn't show up in the "...
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How can I recover from a frozen app when connecting over VNC

I have a htpc running 10.10. It has no keyboard or mouse attached, so I connect over vnc for administration and manual tasks. This usually works fine but every so often an app running in fullscreen ...
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VNC client not working — Not able to see the changes happening on the other side

Here is the Problem: I have two computers connected in the same LAN. I am trying to access one computer from another using Remote Desktop Viewer, I am able to see the remote desktop. But when i ...
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Running software in another X session

I am testing the Firefox nightly builds. On occation, the nightly builds crashes X. Is it possible to start a separate X session to run the crashing program in? Does vncserver run its own X session? ...
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From Ubuntu, “Back to my Mac”

I have a Mac at home, and run Ubuntu at work. I'd like to be able to connect to my Mac in a similar way to how I had when I worked on a Mac. I have MobileMe so I used Back to My Mac (Apple's version ...
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Multi-user remote desktop using vnc4server

I have setup vnc4server on the main PC using this and I only see this: [Image Removed] What is the problem? Does it matter if the client I'm connecting from uses different DE than the main PC?
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remote desktop through xtightvncviewer share clipboard

I am using xtightvncviewer on a ubuntu machine to connect to the remote desktop of another Ubuntu machine. How can I configure this to share the clipboard, so that I can copy and paste from one ...
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Poor performance of VNC client with compiz enabled on remote machine

I am running a ubuntu 10.10 machine which is controlled remotely via the vinagre client installed on another machine running the same OS. The problem is that there is a significant delay in pointer ...
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How do I start the VNC server?

How can start the VNC server to make my desktop accessible?
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Enable Autologin for Xvnc/XDMCP? [closed]

Version: Ubuntu 9.10 How I do to enable automatic login in Xvnc/XDMCP? Im in the process of setting up a Xvnc kiosk, which will be a terminal server hosting multiple kiosk machines under separate ...
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VNC doesn't work with compiz

currently vnc (with nvidia gfx cards) dont work with compiz.. will you be fixing this before 11.04 is released so that people can use vnc with the default desktop?
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What's the best way to secure a Teamviewer/X11/VNC connection?

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu so please bear with me. I use Teamviewer on my Windows machines and love it, even more so that there is an Ubuntu version. As most will know it can't start on computer startup ...
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How can I change the default port of Remote Desktop (VNC)?

Let's say I went to: System > Preferences > Remote Desktop And enable Remote Desktop. Now let's say I have another machine on the network that is also running a VNC server. I want to VNC ...
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Autostart of the xserver at boot up when the monitor is unplugged

I was running Xubuntu 8.04 "Hardy Heron". I configure the vnc by adding vino-server to the autostarted app. I accessing the display only via VNC, so I removed the monitor and ir worked fine. When ...
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VNC Setup over SSH

can someone provide a step by step for vnc setup on ubuntu 10.10 desktop. I have ssh access to it at the moment with root user. I tried installing vnc4server package, then after that did a vncpasswd ...