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

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Since upgrade to wily, x11vnc will no longer start

Since I upgraded to wily this morning, my x11vnc server will no longer start. The usual command: sudo x11vnc -nomodtweak -forever -display :0 -auth guess results in: 27/10/2015 21:56:57 x11vnc ...
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How to remotely access Ubuntu using VNC

I've been trying to configure VNC (Vino) on Ubuntu Desktop so that I can remotely access it from an Android tablet or another PC using a secure connection, but I can't seem to get it working. I had ...
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Intercept local X Session. Detach from hardware monitor and attach to Virtual

I cannot find any solution for this scenario: start local XServer on tty7 (display :0, hardware Monitor) -- call it "X Session 1" lock this "X Session 1" connect remotely via ssh detach "X Session ...
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How can I disable the mouse-pointer-change in xterm?

Okay, let me start by saying this: this is a bug in Apple software. When using Apple's built-in OS X VNC client (Connect to Server...), connecting to an Ubuntu machine running vnc4server and xterm ...
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X11vnc service is running but client can´t find server

I want to set up a headless server and connect to it from a laptop (Windows). It is running Kubuntu 15.04 and I installed X11vnc by this description: ...
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AQEMU running external & embedded machines

I've been trying to install a virtual machine using AQEMU With VNC not embedded, but when I do this clicking the 'Don't use embedded VNC' check box, It's still embedded and gives me one that isn't so ...
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VNC Desktop Sharing Connects to Inactive User

I have set up my parents with an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS box. In order to assist them, because they are parents, I set up VNC / Desktop Sharing (using the Desktop Sharing GUI) with "Allow others to view..." ...
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VNC bad rendering when running 3D GUI application on Ubuntu server of 14.04 LTS

I installed vnc4server on a remote server of Ubuntu 14.04LTS. I can access the server GUI via VNC-Viewer successfully, except that when running 3D Gui application, the 3D rendering is bad and I got ...
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x11vnc accept connection

I have X11VNC server started by an init script, but I need manually to go into the properties to tick "Accept Connections". I want to do this in my init script instead, but I cannot find the right ...
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How to kill TCP/TCP6 of vncserver without ~:1.pid, ~:2.pid files ? and How to uninstall vnc related files clealry?

I have a big problem to set up vncserver to my lab server computer. I am newbie to set up vncserver. To set up vncserver, first, I followed up someone's guide which use vnc4server. It worked, but ...
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Remote Desktop to Ubuntu14.4 LTS is not working

I have Ubuntu 14.4 Installed. I wanted to remote it to the GUI of the server within my local network (LAN) So I Installed x11VNC Server on Ubuntu & Installed tightvnc viewer on my windows 8 PC. ...
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Enable remote VNC for kvm+qemu

I'm using kvm+qemu on Ubuntu 14.04 Server. I need to enable VNC for remote hosts, so I edited /etc/libvirt/qemu.conf and uncommented vnc_listen = "0.0.0.0" there. My problem, is that I don't know ...
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Locked myself out of Ubuntu

Im after some help desperately! I currently have a server running ubuntu 14.04. I access it using a macbook pro and chicken VNC. All was fine until a few days ago i decided to increase security and ...
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setup gui for amazon ec2 ubuntu

I know this question has been answered, but I haven't got a concrete solution yet. I wish to follow through links here for the setup. Link1 I tried this link and had setup according to all the steps. ...
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Cannot ping domains and ips from ubuntu server

I have a Ubuntu server which is running without any issues for the last one year.But now there is a wired issue caught my server and take server offline frequently. I can connect server via VNC ...
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Installing Ubuntu desktop on Ubuntu production web server

I have a AWS EC2 Ubuntu Server with LAMP stack (Apache2, MySQL-Client (Database is on different DB server), PHP) which will be used as production web server. Till now I had been using the terminal ...
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VNC connection refused

I have an ubuntu 14.04 server running xubuntu desktop and x11vnc as a vnc server. I am connecting to it via VNC from another xubuntu dekstop using xvnc4viewer. The server has a dedicated IP address. ...
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Blank Minimal gnome's desktop

Im new to ubuntu and wish to have a desktop gui for easy start so i tried to follow the post in http://www.htpcbeginner.com/install-gui-on-ubuntu-server-14-04-gnome/ and install minimal gnome using ...
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Vnc control Mac from Ubuntu [duplicate]

Im developing some ios apps but cant stand having to switch from my pc to the not so attractive mac. So I want to try remote control it instead. Now I've understood this is doable using vnc. But I ...
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vino-server: share third display

I want to share my third monitor (preferably per vnc) with another computer. Is it possible to share just ONE display with vino? Because it defaults to sharing every monitor at once ...
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VNC server repeatedly crashing

I am running tightvnc on ubuntu 14.04 I have installed kde-full, and as far as I know my xstartup is correct. whenever I run something like firefox, or muon, or really anything that isn't just a ...
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Getting black screen when connected with x11vnc

I'm trying to run an x11vnc server so that someone can connect remotely to my computer, but I'm having trouble getting it to work. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and testing the VNC server by using Vinagre to ...
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Start VNCServer on server restart or boot

I have an install list that I use for setting up servers and everything is perfect besides one thing, every time I reboot or startup a server I have to turn on the vncserver by typing "vncserver" and ...
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How to uninstall Real VNC in Ubuntu 14.04

Well the title almost says it all, I installed Real VNC. First I downloaded the generic installer 5.2.3 64-bit from here: Then I used tar -xvf VNC-5.2.3-Linux-x64-ANY.tar.gz to unpack and with ...
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X11VNC client disconnect leaves popup on server

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 wanting to do remote access with VNC to this Ubuntu box. I have everything working pretty well with the exception of a popup that appears on the VNC server display saying ...
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How to access a RUNNING remote desktop

here is my problem: I have been working the whole day (on my office computer running Ubuntu) on a text document using a text editor (kile) when I came back home, I tried to copy the (newer) version ...
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Robot with embedded PC,how I can visualize the remote desktop?

my robot has an embedded PC and Ubuntu 15.04 is installed by default. I know user, password and IP address. The PC uses a USB to CAN converter to comunicate with the motor controllers. It is already ...
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ubuntu PC is not accessible in VNC viewer in android

I have a PC, laptop and an android mobile. I have enabled my PC with WIFI connectivity and I am able to access it remotely in my laptop using Remmina(client). I have ubuntu installed on both my PC and ...
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VNC only works Intermittently

I've got an ubuntu 14.04 LTS server running with a 3.13.0-52 generic kernel, no attached display. The server is used as an LTSP server for ~300 users and works flawlessly 98% of the time. The one ...
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Xubuntu X11VNC and Vino VNC - Broken Text and Menus

Can someone please help me figure out why does the text and menus look broken when I connect to my Ubuntu 14.04 installation via X11VNC or Vino Image link: http://i.stack.imgur.com/eTUPF.png ...
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Couldn't start Xtightvnc trying default font path - VNCServer

I installed VNC, using sudo apt-get install xfce4 xfce4-goodies tightvncserver But I can't start it, when I enter vncserver I'm getting error message as Couldn't start Xtightvnc; trying default ...
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Remmina cannot perform VNC remote desktop session before user logs in

I would like to perform a VNC remote desktop session with Remmina between two computers running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I am able to do this remote session when a user is already logged into Unity on the ...
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Started tightvncserver on Ubuntu, but viewer complains about missing .xsession file

I've never used VNC before, although I used X11 about 25 years ago. I'm trying to set up a VNC connection between my Windows laptop and a box I ssh to from an external gateway. From my Win7 laptop, ...
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Connect to ubuntu from windows 7

I read lot of blogs and SO questions. xming VNC I found these two things to achieve my requirement. xming opens everything via commands in the putty. Is there any other way to install a software ...
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Editing ~/.vnc/xstartup to launch Xfce on VNC server

I have been following this linode tutorial Except that I want to use Xfce instead of Unity. On the last line of the ~/.vnc/xstartup file is says to add: gnome-session & What should I put for ...
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How to create a virtual sound card In Ubuntu VPS?

I have 12.04 32bit and I do not have card sound. I tried to install pulse audio control and gnome alsa mixer but both did not work. Audacious did not work either. How can I fix this problem? ...
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VNC Multiple Monitors from Single Monitor on Host

I have been fighting with multiple (2+, not 1+) monitors with my laptop on ubuntu for a while. Same old story with driver support issues, etc. The solution I have currently is one traditional ...
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remote desktop from windows 7

I try to connect from windows 7 pro, to an ubuntu machine (14.4 LTS). I've installed xrdp and managed to connect to it (using username and password) from the windows rdp-client, the problem was that ...
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Connection refused even after installing openssh-server

I have been spending the last 4 hours trying to get my VNC connection to work. Eventually, I realized it was because my Ubuntu remote host was unable to host SSH connections- even though I had already ...
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Autostart x11vnc in Lubuntu

I am trying to get x11vnc to autostart at boot time to remotely login to a Lubuntu 14.04 box without a local session. I have found several threads related to this issue, but they are mostly outdated ...
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Cannot remote desktop from Ubuntu 15.04 to 14.04 lts

I am able to ssh into my other PC but I am not able to use Remmina to do RDP or VNC. My other PC has VNC server installed and I turned it on before trying to connect but its not working. Am I typing ...
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Disable tightvncserver for a certain user

I don't want user "test" connect to my server with tightvncserver. How I disable this command only for this user, while allowing it for user "myuser"? What I've done so far: I added user "test" ...
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Vino VNC Server unable to start on startup

So I am trying to get the Vino VNC Server to startup on boot, meaning I don't have to login to have the VNC Server start. I am on Ubuntu GNOME 15.04, and I have already added ...
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How do I disable the local screen in Vino VNC?

As the title says, when I remote into my machine through VNC, how do I disable the local screen? I am currently running Ubuntu GNOME 15.04
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How do I set up an encrypted SSH tunnel for VNC?

Here's whats happening: The TightVNC client on my Windows client does not interact with my Vino VNC server, because of some encryption stuff, as shown here: Gnome 3.10 sharing desktop --- how to ...
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Why am I getting an early Alt KeyRelease

I'm trying to bind Alt-W to something in a TightVNC session running on Ubuntu 14.04 and a vncviewer running on Ubuntu 15. When I run xev on the viewer machine, I get Alt_L press, W press, W release ...
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x11vnc - How can I allow only certain users to have a VNC session

On my server, all but port 22 (ssh) are closed. VNC is possible, but only with a VNC-over-ssh method. Right now x11vnc is started -forever at boot. With the right ssh tunnel, anybody can initiate a ...
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Why has lightdm-remote-session been removed from Ubuntu 15.04?

Straightforward question, really. I must admit I haven't used it much, but just recently had started doing. Now it's not in the repositories. What's the thinking behind that?
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Remote control a Mac from Ubuntu

I am trying to remote control my Mac at work that is running OS X Mavericks from my home computer running Ubuntu (Kubuntu 14.04) I have Screen Sharing on the Mac enabled and I am using VNC viewer on ...
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How to have in Ubuntu, Windows like RDP server and client?

Connecting remotely from OSX to Windows or Windows to Windows using RDP protocol is 90% time faster then using x11vnc in Ubuntu. Is there any commercial or free remote desktop for Ubuntu which works ...