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

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using VNC with SSH securely

While I know there is a plethora of available information on how to set up VNC for remote desktop viewing, some of which outlines the importance of using SSH to ensure security, I want to know dome ...
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Does xdotool has a problem on VNC server?

I am using a bash script to automatically download some files from a site, using xdotool. To maximize my effort I use, at the same time, both my physical X (GUI environment I can see in the monitor ...
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xfce4 screen saver causing high CPU usage on VNC

Running Ubuntu 14.04 and vnc4server with xfce4. I am currently having an issue where the screensaver causes a high CPU load with VNC. I have 6 desktops running with VNC and each VNC desktop instance ...
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VNC cursor flickers badly when approaching top menbar

Pursuant to this question (same context) : http://bit.ly/1Qrrt5g Mint box has two monitors. IDK if this is a client or server issue. If it's a server issue, it may be off topic. If it's a client ...
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Why can coworkers can see what I'm doing when I VNC in and how to fix this?

My cube mate tells me that when I VPN in and use VNC, he can see what I'm doing. From a security perspective, this does not seem appropriate. How can I address this? Platform is Linux Mint + Cinnamon ...
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chromium-browser in vnc window: how to go to a different url without being logged out

I want to do some scripted screengrabbing from my site, and to do this i'm running a headless chromium-browser on an Ubuntu 14.04 server. At the moment, as a proof of concept, i'm watching it via a ...
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x11vnc with a headless home server

I am attempting to set up my first home server. I've got a box running Ubuntu 14.04 and I've been working on getting VNC set up. I'm almost there; I've got the x11vnc set up to run on boot and I can ...
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Remotely control Ubuntu machine over the internet [duplicate]

What options are out there so that I can remotely control an Ubuntu computer at home, from anywhere, over the internet? Basically the same as what you'd do using VNC to control an Ubuntu desktop on a ...
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Can't access via Remmina VNC after reboot

In my Ubuntu 14.04, I configure Desktop Sharing for grant remote access so I can connect to it using Remmina. It works perfectly. But it has a problem. If I reboot the PC, I can't access via Remmina ...
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desktop sharing wont enable - ubuntu 15.10

i am attempting to utilise the integrated "desktop sharing" on my ubuntu 15.10 system. the problem occurs when i try and enable the desktop sharing check-box. it simply wont move over. if i attempt ...
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Apps on VNC and Local display: How to show running applications in all x sessions? (Xubuntu 14.04 x64)

Ok, I usually don't ask questions, because by lurking around here for a couple hours I can find what I am looking for. This one has me stumped though, and I'm not entirely sure that what I want is ...
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Cannot connect to x11vnc server before login

I have installed x11vnc on ubuntu 15.10. Based on: Remmina cannot perform VNC remote desktop session before user logs in I have created a new file: /etc/init/x11vnc.conf on MYSERVER containing: ...
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Authorization problems after VNC uninstalling on Xubuntu 12.04

I had setup vnc through vncserver script http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/hardy/man1/vnc4server.1.html .This script were launched under the root. After that i decide to use xrdp instead vnc and ...
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RealVNC v5.3.0 not connecting when accessing Ubuntu 15.10 from a window PC

I'm new to using Ubuntu. I've refurbished an old PC with Ubuntu 15.10 as a personal project. I wanted to use RealVNC so I can remote over to my Ubuntu server. I've downloaded the package from the ...
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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: $ cat .vnc/myhost1\:1.log --cut-- ...
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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 ...