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

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Start server4vnc with Unity

I've installed the amazing guacamole vnc system on my desktop and want to be able to use the unity desktop through it. I have seen the coddswallop article on how to use classic GNOME via VNC, however ...
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x11vnc and novnc in ubuntu 12.04 lts

im trying to open my x11vnc using novnc.com and i try it in online and local connection, but im always having error saying Server disconnected (code: 1006). So i test if my x11vnc is working using ...
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bash: permission denied Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

i used this command to start x11vnc at startup, this command is from here. And here is the command: echo "/usr/bin/x11vnc -forever -rfbport 5900 -rfbauth ~/.vnc/x11vnc.pass -o ~/.vnc/x11vnc.log ...
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Assign VNC password using script

I am using a script to automatically set up a computer. I need to assign a password to the vnc server for the user, which is normally done using the vncserver command. However, it prompts for the user ...
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Script for initiating ssh connection for port forwarding, and then execute vnc viewer on client's computer

I would like to write a script that gets as an argument a local computer ip (on the network of the ssh server), and forwards port 5900 on the client's computer to that ip:5900 on the server network. ...
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Cannot connect remotely to ubuntu using hostname on win7

I am trying to connect to my ubuntu pc from my windows 7 pc using ultravnc (on LAN). It works when I use the IP address of the ubuntu pc, but when I use its hostname it doesn't work at all, I cant ...
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Why is VNC Viewer freezing the moment I click on the screen?

I just moved from a wireless connection to a direct connection to the router. The IP changed but nothing else. Now when I start a remote desktop session, I see the inistial state of the desktop, but ...
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Screen Sharing Behind Firewall

I've setup my brother's computer with Ubuntu. I would like to be able to control his screen with his permission, to configure and instruct him when needed. However, he is on a provide IP provided by ...
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How to run multiple terminals on remote ubuntu server through ultravnc?

I am trying to simultaneously run multiple instances of my application from terminal on remote ubuntu server. Single terminal is required for running a single instance of application. I am accessing ...
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Is there a web based vnc viewer + server for Ubuntu?

I'm looking for a web based vnc viewer + server for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server (using xorg + openbox), and how to set up them.
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Besides installing another package, is there a way to get desktop sharing before I login after a reboot?

Normally I can find what I want on the internet, but with the forums down, having a hard time. I have ubuntu-12.04.2-desktop-amd64 installed on a server, so normally am not sitting in front of it. ...
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Unity via tightvnc on Ubuntu 13.04

I can not seem to get unity to run and be accessible via VNC, all I get is the ubuntu desktop wallpaper, and mouse etc. But no Unity launcher or top bar. Currently using the default xstartup to get ...
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VNC on UBUNTU 13.04 - not showing full desktop

i am trying to use vnc on ubuntu 13.04 but I am unable to get full desktop. SO far what I have got is a error message that says "Failed to load session ubuntu-2d", or a blank screen or a desktop ...
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Remotely Connecting to a Raring Ringtail Desktop from Windows 8

I have an Ubuntu(13.04) computer on my home network and frequently want to access it remotely from my Windows 8 PC (Like an RDP session on 2 Windows PCs). I have found a few solutions, but many are ...
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virtualbox vm : keyboard freezes when accessing under rdp but works under vnc?

My ubuntu-vm under ubuntu server lose all keyboard input under RDP, but continue to work under VNC... Here is my setup: I have an ubuntu server, running virtualBox (12 core xeon + 64GB memory) The ...
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Desktop Sharing, too much cpu usage!

I have a problem with the desktop sharing service on Ubuntu 12.04 64bit. It works fine but when it is on idle (no connection incoming) it use a lot of cpu (70% or higher) when i am for example ...
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Install dropbox over browser VNC

I want to install dropbox, but I only have access to firefox over VNC.
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where is more documentation about vino-server?

About vino-server, which pops up in my firewall, I found only little here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/VNC/Servers#vino What is vino-server doing more else in VNC ? Is vino-server necessary, ...
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How do I setup Network Manager and VPN on Ubuntu Server with VNC/XFCE4?

I have an Amazon EC2 Micro Instance that I use for semi-anonymous web browsing, but just to be safe, I would like to use Network Manager to setup a VPN. When I login to VNC and try to use Network ...
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What is vnc4server configuration file for Ubuntu 13.04?

I need vnc4server configuration file (xstartup) for Ubuntu 13.04 for both Gnome 3.8 and Unity, so it fixes the grey screen problem.
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How to install vnc server so I can have complete control on my Ubuntu Server?

I installed ubuntu server 12.04. I installed gnome desktop on that (GUI essential for my purpose). Now I want to control the server remotely. I tried following things and not very successful : ...
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VNC drops connection to Ubuntu

When connecting to my server using TightVNC viewer the connection fails after a short time. Usually i get the message "Connection has been gracefully closed", but sometimes the error is some socket ...
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tunneling x11vnc through ssh on a non standard port to ubuntu computer tightvnc

I have been stuck with setting up my virtual desktop on my ubuntu laptop. I am running ubuntu to ubuntu with x11vnc I start the process on my laptop as follows: " ssh -L5904:localhost:5900 -p Port ...
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Multiseat only for remote purpose

I spent the last week trying to configure ubuntu, but did not succeed :( So, I need some professional help :) I've one Asus EB1501 with one single video card! I've installed XBMCbuntu on it, and ...
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Is it possible to connect to pcanywhere host?

Is there any way to connect to a pcanywhere host on a windows machine from Ubuntu 13.04? I would rather use a native linux program instead of installing pcanywhere on my machine with wine.
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How to start x11vnc on boot, on all users

I need help starting xllvnc with a couple parameters on boot. Simply adding it to rc.local starts it before X has started, making it useless. I tried modifying xinit, but to no avail. Any help would ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 remote desktop access

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 server at home with GUI running. It does many things, like Apache virtual hosts (several WordPress sites hosted for me and my mates), Samba server, Mini DLNA server and some ...
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How to set up remote desktop sharing through SSH?

Is there a way to view (and control) a remote desktop through SSH? I will not have physical access to the remote host machine.
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Trouble getting TightVNC to display screen

Whenever I open a TightVNC client on my Ubuntu box, I get this: What might cause what I'm seeing here?
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New remote X session with x11vnc [duplicate]

I like to know how, if possible to remotely log into a brand new X session using a tunneled x11vnc e.g., after reboot? I've just recently upgraded ubuntu 13.04 and have only managed remote desktop vnc ...
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Connecting through Remmina to X11VNC Server

This puzzles me: I'm trying to connect through Remmina Remote Desktop Client to a X11vnc is a remote desktop server. Both computers are running Linux, are online through a standard home DSL ...
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Unable to VNC into Lubuntu

I have Ubuntu Server 12.04 with both the GNOME and Lubuntu desktop environments installed. I'm using the Lubuntu desktop as GNOME was taxing the capabilities of the onboard video controller too much. ...
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Connecting to Ubuntu Server over VNC and having it make use of my multiple screens

I've got a VNC server configured on my linux server and i can connect to it and it works, ive set the resoltuion to 1920x1080 and it uses one of my monitors, and works well in full screen. I ...
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VNC grey screen after upgrade to ubuntu 13.04

The grey screen on a remote VNC session had been succesfully fixed for my 12.10 version by editing the .vnc/xstartup file as in the 12.04 related discussion in this forum. After an upgrade to Ubuntu ...
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Can't change keyboard shortcuts in gnome-session-fallback Ubuntu 13.04 over xdp

I'm trying to use gnome-session-fallback on an Ubuntu PC running an xrdp+vnc server (So that I can remotely connect to Ubuntu using a Windows RDP client). The problem I have is that the “d” key seems ...
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Xlib error when running graphical applications on VNC

I have a server with a Nvidia card (gtx 680) to which I access remotely through VNC (vnc4server). For some graphical applications, I get the following error: Xlib: extension "NV-GLX" missing on ...
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Where does VNC store its logfiles?

I've been getting a lot of VNC login attempts lately (it's probably because of that home server I set up a while back,) and I was just wondering where the access logs are. The directory ~/.vnc doesn't ...
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XRDP with Finnish keyboard?

How I can get Finnish keyboard layout to work with XRDP?
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x11vnc fails to open X DISPLAY

I work on a Kubuntu with x11vnc after a SSH connexion has been opened (no hdmi screen here). I worked 4 hours, installing applications, with 3 or 4 vnc shutdown. Cold reboot allows to restart with ...
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Offline remote management tool

Do you know of any tools that support the remote management of a Linux desktop, without requiring online access? I known of "online" alternatives and use them quite extensively (SSH and, for live ...
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vnc using lightdm and x11vnc disconnects immediately after valid login

starting with a precise 64-bit server install, I configured the following; sudo apt-get install lightdm x11vnc sudo dpkg-reconfigure lightdm in /etc/init/x11vnc.conf, I placed; start on ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 precise x11vnc to tightvnc windows 7, only shows background and mouse after log in [duplicate]

Hi I am wanting to create a headless(no monitor keyboard or mouse) Ubuntu machine which I can view from my windows laptop. At the moment it is a full desktop, with monitor mouse and keyboard and I am ...
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Not able to login after installing vncserver

So I installed vncserver and vncviewer and was trying to run virtual machine through qemu. Last night it was all good, now when i try to login a black screen comes in and I am again on the login, even ...
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access with vino without ask me permissions

i have ubuntu 12.10. how I can access my computer remotely with vino, without ask me permissions on the server? I need something like LogMeIn, or how i can stop vino asking me for permissions?
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x11vnc reflect with listen option not working

x11vnc with reflect option configured to listen for connections does not work. I've test it on Ubuntu 12.04 like so: x11vnc -reflect listen:5900 -nopw To test it I've tried with telnet: telnet ...
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Run single application with vnc

I would like to run an application on a remote ubuntu machine using vnc. Currently I have to ssh into the remote machine and run x11vnc Run vinagre locally Start the application in the vinagre vnc ...
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Colours/Background messed up in VNC Viewer

I've set up vncserver on my new build and I can connect using RealVNC VNC Viewer, however the colours are a bit off and it looks kind of awful. See this screenshot: What can I do to put this right? ...
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VNC Viewer on Firefox web

I want to be able to connect VNC Viewer with Firefox using the IP number and the password from the computer that I want to see the desktop! The problems is: I just can't. What do I have to install, ...
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Allowing VNC only for specific MAC Address?

I just want to allow only for a specific MAC Address(es) to have VNC to my Ubuntu 12.10. This would be pretty cool, because I think if I use password authentication + MAC Filter = safe. I saw I could ...
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VNC Server not asking for user-auth

I have setup my VNC Server on Ubuntu 12.04 following this guide. It all works fine, but what I would like it to do is upon connection prompt the user VNCing to login. At the moment I am auto-logged on ...