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

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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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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, ...
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No desktop showing in Ubuntu 13.04 via VNC on a VPS

I have a VPS on which till now I've been using ubuntu 11.04 ... This OS is very outdated now, so I decided to give 13.04 a shot ... So I've just installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my VPS ... After ...
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Does Ubuntu 13.04 have a desktop environment built-in?

I have a VPS on which I'm planning to install Ubuntu 13.04 .. I plan to use VNC to access this VPS. Currently I use 11.04, which is very much outdated now. When I installed 11.04, I had to follow a ...
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How to start vnc server on-demand (not on boot)

I have a vps which has the basic xfce environment & tightvncserver installed. I would like to have tightvncserver automatically start whenever I initiate a connection to the port it runs on (in ...
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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 ...