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

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Can't start gnome-flashback or unity using Xvnc + XDMCP

I configured my Ubuntu 13.10 using this article on IBM's website. Now I can connect to LightDM, select user and enter password, but DE doesn't start. I can see the logged-in user using who command. ...
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Trying to install vnc4server inside a docker (LXC) container

I'm trying to install vnc4server inside a docker (http://www.docker.io) container. Its a LXC container. The config file to setup this container reads: from ubuntu maintainer deb@sinhalabs.com run ...
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Chromium on VNC Won't Start

Running lubuntu vnc, I get the following error and Chromium is unable to start: Xlib: extention "RANDR" missing on desktop :1 This seems to be a possible solution: how to make Chromium-browser ...
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Errors with VPS.ME Free

I need your help. I'm a total noob about Linux, thats why I need you to help me by telling me what to do, step by step. My problem is that I have only IPv6 from vps.me hosting and I want to ...
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Chromium Won't Run on Ubuntu 12.04 with Remote Desktop VNC (Works on 10.04)

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit VPS with 512MB of Ram and a 15GB HDD. On separate, fresh/new VPS servers, I've installed LXDE, Lubuntu and Xubuntu using tightvnc - on separate VPS server. On all ...
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SSH: Permission denied, please try again. While tryng to connect to remote 12.04 server

I'm having quite the head ache because of this. The day before yesterday I rented a VPS at atlantic. They provided me with vnc and root's ssh credentials. I could only login through a VNC viewer ...
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Ubuntu vnc4server no working session only terminal

So I've trid to get xrdp working on Ubutnu Server 13.10 which meant a lot of messing around with lightdm and gdm. So after giving up on xrdp i switched to vnc. I installed vnc4server purged lightdm(as ...
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I'd like to use VNC, with the xmonad window manager, at an arbitrary resolution

In order to use an arbitrary resolution (the resolution of the client) I've found that I need to create a new display session (correct term?). If I use display 0, I can't start a VNC server at any ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 remote desktop sharing will not accept keyboard or mouse input

Any suggestings on how to get keyboard and mouse working through remote desktop sharing? This was working before I updated ATI video driver for Linux x64. Now when I remote access using TightVNC or ...
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what is Remmina's “remoteFX” secret to running ANY sort of application remotely?

I am attempting to run an openGL application from a remote pc. Both pc's are on intranet (so GBit connection) and both are running ubuntu 13.04. If I share the desktop of the pc running this openGL ...
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Access latest Xubuntu desktop remotely?

There are so many conflicting and outdated info on this, but what is a good way to set up a remote desktop server on Xubuntu 13.10 Saucy? So far I have seen people use vino, x11vnc, vncserver, and ...
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Gnome-shell VNC remote desktop connection, ugly blue colors

When I connect to my remote gnome desktop, using remmina, during session when screen refreshes, is has ugly blue colors. You can see this behaviour in this video: http://youtu.be/uK9M532psAk Is it ...
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Set default Desktop resolution when no monitor

Background : I am using a Ubuntu 12.04 with X11VNC server. Normally I am not connect the monitor to this. So it has some resolution issue. After few days of research I found this answer and it works ...
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x11vnc server - creating multiple zombie processes - how do I stop it?

Recently started using x11vnc server on Ubuntu (10.04) for remote access over internet from win$ PC using SSL/SSH vnc viewer. Thought I had it config'd ok then noticed many zombie processes for ...
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Server GUI, problem after installation

I've recently acquired a small dedicated server from "X" company. I'm using it for small tasks such as torrenting, ftp, minecraft, etc. So, I'm trying to install a GUI for my server to browse the web ...
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x11vnc much slower than Xvnc + how to get a Xubuntu session manually

I'm running Xubuntu 12.04 on a headless server inside a VMware virtual machine. I'd prefer using x11vnc over Xvnc in order to use LightDM and the X server started by LightDM (and login using ...
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How to fix “Xlib: extension ”RECORD“ missing on display :1” in vnc session?

0 down vote favorite I am running a JNativeHook capture program on Ubuntu. When I run the session on default X session things are working fine. However when I run the same program from vnc session, ...
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Ubuntu/VNC: Too many “Too many security failures”

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 server(s). I use vncserver on them. Connection works for some time after launching the server. However, if I connect after few hours or about a day later, I get "Too many ...
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Kill processes from another user

I have set up Ubuntu server as a VM, and think I've installed vnc on it; However, I have been trying for a while. When I couldn't connect using the vnc from any other machine, on both the same lan ...
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12.04 desktop sharing Black Screen

I know there has to be a simple excuse for this I have however been unable to find it I have used Ubuntu for quite some time and until 12.04 any time I needed VNC access to a Ubuntu Desktop I simply ...
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Slow VNC / Desktop Sharing Performance from Windows to 13.10

Running 13.10 and trying to connect from a Windows box over VNC. The performance is incredibly slow even over a LAN connection. Is there anything I can do to fix this or at least improve it?
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Remmina remote control: black screen after XBMC exit

I have a HTPC (Quietpc Sidewinder Fanless media pc) running Ubuntu 12.04 and autostarting XBMC Frodo. I'm remote controlling this machine using my laptop also running Ubuntu 12.04 and using Remmina ...
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How can I debug VNC screen repainting issues?

I have what some might consider a trivial use for VNC, but I'd like to get it to work and it's technically interesting to me. My use case is that I'd like sometimes to be able to control my desktop ...
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Does gnome-fallback.desktop require accelerated graphics in 13.10?

I am trying to run gnome-fallback.desktop under VncServer. After upgrading to 13.10, my VNC no longer works - it just shows an empty terminal window, with no session. These are the sessions that I ...
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Switch Desktop Environment from Command Line

I have Ubuntu Gnome installed on a headless box. I use SSH or VNC to connect to it. I'm trying to switch to XFCE and I've got it installed, but the tutorials say to log out, and select the desktop ...
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How to view user session using vnc

I want to view (realtime) the current session on a remote Ubuntu system. I need this for instruction and troubleshooting purposes. I have ssh access to the server with root access. So I've tried ...
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How to access login screen on Ubuntu 13.04 with Windows Remotely

I have two computers, one with Windows 8 and one downstairs with Ubuntu 13.04. After a software update i want to access this ubuntu computer from my windows 8 computer over vnc. but it is on the login ...
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Listening on a specific port for VNC reverse connection

I'm doing VNC reverse connection in this way: Local Machine (That controls): vncviewer -listen 0 Remote Machine (to be controlled): x11vnc -connect REMOTE_IP:5500 Now I need to change the ...
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Time displayed on VPN Connection

I use firefox to connect to my work's vpn site.(some sort of java connection) I log in to a server that is physically located about 5 miles from where I am. For some reason, Either Ubuntu or Windows ...
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How to change to other desktop environment on VNC sessions?

On my system I will use VNC to login. But at this time, after connect to the pc, I get the automatic login with unity desktop. What I have to do, to have gnome desktop on VNC connection instead of ...
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How to start vnc without interactive session?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and will connect it with VNC. But after the system start, my vnc server did log me interactive in, after I open VNC connection I didn´t need to login on the Ubuntu host. That ...
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Remote computing

How can I remote login from an Ubuntu machine via an another Ubuntu machine to get the maximum speed? I tried to use TeamViewer, but it's very slow. VNC also has issues. Please let me know about which ...
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xubuntu desktop breaks on tightvncserver

I have a desktop PC I want to remote desktop to, I also like the concept of virtual displays, so no one can see what I'm doing as I do it unless they connect to the display (as opposed to the standard ...
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cost free vnc and remote offsite monitoring

I'm looking to remotely use and fix my girlfriends computer 300 miles away and after that manage and watch it. She has over 10,000 updates and does not know how to use her computer. Can some one ...
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How to use x11vnc to setup a desktop sharing server?

I want to have separate multiple desktops for each user that connects to the server using VNC client. How can I do that using x11vnc??
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Can VNC screen definitions be added at start up?

I have an AWS Ubuntu 12.04 GUI instance. I access it from my home Windows PC using VNC. Since the instance is stopped when not in use, every time I start it I have to SSH Terminal into it to run the ...
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Is there a way to get a separate desktop for each user logged in through VNC?

Hi I am accessing my desktop remotely through VNC server/client connection. I used Vino to establish a remote connection. Now the app which I am building requires provision of a different section in ...
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Why does Guacamole close connections after some time?

I'm using Guacamole, a HTML5 application that serves as a gateway between a VNC server and a web browser. The problem is that when I log in, Guacamole drops the connection after a limited period of ...
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audio for remote desk-top

I need to look in on what my second grader is watching on YouTube. Vinagre works ok (I know George Orwell would be proud), except I am not getting audio. I am much more interested in getting him to ...
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Why am I getting default icons and style when running Xubuntu over VNC?

I'm having this problem both when I run vnc4server configured to run startxfce4, and also when I use xrdp sesman. The icons and the style are not displaying correctly, here's some screenshots: How ...
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Launching firefox through putty, and open it up in LXDE desktop

I am trying to run from local machine firefox on remote server, and don't know how to accomplish that. I use putty to connect to server and when I type the firefox command, I get Error: no display ...
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Problem with switching keyboard layout on VNC from Ubuntu to Windows

I am doing VNC (using remmina, remote desktop viewer and others, the issue is the same) from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to Windows XP, and press Alt-Shift if I need to switch a keyboard layout (between en-uk to ...
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Xhost: Unable to open display (setting up Vino on VPS)

I'm currently trying to setup Vino (the VNC server) on a VPS of mine. However, whenever I try exporting and opening the display, it doesn't work. I've looked for hours last night for a solution for ...
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Missing icons for headless XFCE session via VNC

I've set up a new server running a fresh installation of Ubuntu Server 13.04. I've installed xubuntu-desktop and tightvnc. My ~/.vnc/xstartup configuration file contains the following: #!/bin/sh ...
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VNC'ing is taking FORVER to log in

I have my Ubuntu 13.10 server set up for vnc. I have VNC installed that I think came with stock Ubuntu. I've tried to VNC into it from both my Macbook and Windows Computer. Same thing happens on both ...
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VNC Unity Side/Top Bars missing

While I know related questions have been asked before, I have not found a satisfactory answer, especially not for versions of Unity >= 13.04. When logging in remotely through VNC, Unity side/top bar ...
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xorg, openbox and tint2 in background? X11VNC

Is it possible to run xorg, openbox and tint2 in background? I mean when I use x11vnc, it will still work, and the client will see the xorg, openbox and tint2 when viewed but in the server side, it ...
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how do i see/disconnect connected users vino-server from command line on remote machine thru ssh terminal?

How do i see and disconnect connected users of vino-server screen sharing from the command line on remote machine thru ssh terminal? I want something similar to w command for ssh.
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VNC not working from Remmina ubuntu 12.*

I am trying to connect to remote server(Redhat) from Remmina client in ubuntu 12.04 or 12.10. The VNC port is opened on RH server. When I click connect on Remmina, it hangs. Debug mode log ...
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VNC session dies after 15-20 minutes

I have a VPS on which I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 64 bit currently .. I've installed tightvncserver on it, and then I access the VPS through a VNC connection .. The problem is that when I boot the VPS, ...