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

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Connect to sftp/ssh via nautilus during a VNC session

Im having an issues where I cannot connect to an sftp/ssh server via nautilus/files during a VNC session. When I am standing at the terminal it works just fine! But over VNC I get an error stating ...
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14.04 VNC xstartup file [closed]

I updated to 14.04 to do some testing, and now VNC is hosed. I installed gnome-classic to see if that helped but it did not. Here is my xstartup: !/bin/sh Uncomment the following two lines for normal ...
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Wanting to set up a VNC connection between my Linux Laptop and Windows desktop

So I recently received a new laptop and loaded up ubuntu on it. I take it with me to class so I can work on my projects away from my desk at home. However, I was hoping I could find a way to be able ...
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Missing password-asking dialog popup on session via VNC-SSH

I've almost got to have a remote Ubuntu Desktop working exactly as id it was a local session, but still can't solve a little issue wich is driving me crazy. I have a remote machine with Ubuntu ...
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Screen Sharing a Single Application

I'm curious if there is a way to share a single application window with another machine without sharing my entire desktop? Perhaps there is some way to virtually create a new display and place my ...
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Best VNC/remote desktop application?

I have been looking for a fast, well supported VNC or remote desktop application to view my windows machine desktop from my ubuntu laptop. Any suggestions for me?
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Getting grey hash screen when using RDP into my server

I've just installed Ubuntu Server 12.04 - this is my first ever outing with Linux; this may well be a simple question.... :) (on a different note, i LOVE this apt-get stuff!) I have installed the ...
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VPN Connection only for specific service or port

I rented a Virtual Machine and i want to use an VPN Service inside for privacy like Hidemyass & Co. I connect to the VM via VNC, but everytime i switch on the VPN in the VM the VNC connection ...
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Is it possible to connect to login screen on console session via VNC or RDP?

Following the instructions from Use xrdp to connect to desktop session, I've set up xrdp/vino so that if I'm logged on at the console, I can remote in and share the desktop. However, my question is ...
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x11vnc and screen help

hello all i am asking once again for a little help. here is my question i am trying to run a x11vnc the thing is i want it to be launched with a service command but not at startup and as well i want ...
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No monitor 12.04 LTS change Resolution VNC [duplicate]

I have a box, that runs Ubuntu 12.04. I connect it with a VNC client. It always go down to the default resolution because I don't have a monitor connected. Is there any way I can change the resolution ...
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No login box for xrdp

I am trying to connect to my Linux desktop using RDP from a Windows 7 laptop. I have installed XRDP and this is running. Connecting using RDP client in Windows brings up a blank screen with no login ...
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Port forwarding using SSH with different users: how to debug connection problems?

I have a server setup up with Ubuntu 12.10. Got everything working nicely except for one thing: SSH port forwarding. I use the following command to forward some VNC server to my PC: ssh -L ...
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Blank screen when trying to connect to VNC

I've installed on my VPS machine VNC-GNOME to remote access the graphical system so I've my Ubuntu (V 13.10) and I did this steps but I'm getting blank screen every time I'm trying to login This is ...
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Xubuntu 13.10 position of remote cursor (teamviewer, x11vnc) does not change

I am using Xubuntu 13.10 and want to remotely access this machine. Everything works fine except that the mouse courser position doesn't change on the remote system if I move it on the server machine ...
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Log into Ubuntu from my Mac over VNC

OK. Using SSL/SSH Viewer and tapping in the IP address, I can fully screen share my MAC Mini which is upstairs, in fact, I'm writing this question right now in the OSX environment on my Laptop screen ...
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Tight VNC Server, Ubutu 12.10 and unity desktop

I've done the following but all I get in VNC Viewer is a blank orange screen, any help appreciated. apt-get -y install ubuntu-desktop tightvncserver adduser vnc passwd vnc echo "vnc ALL=(ALL) ...
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Want to access work computer: ssh and GUI or VNC

The title says it all: I have a workstation at work (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) and I want to access it from my home laptop (also running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS). I already do it via SSH, but would now like a GUI. ...
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Multiple users over VNC - lightdm

I'm a student and I have access to a pretty powerful machine in the University lab. I've been trying to allow my roommates to remotely login to my machine on an account that I've created so that they ...
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How can I stream my screen to other computers?

I am looking for something like the TightVnc Projector but cross-platform and free if possible. I have seen stuff like iTALC but it was hard to setup on Windows and long-winded for what I need. all ...
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how to remote desktop into server gui without logging into the console beforehand

ok so I want to use something like VNC or RDP to connect to my Ubuntu 12.04 14.04 LTS server after it has booted up and is displaying a login prompt without having to go to the console and actually ...
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Add resolution mode for xorg-dummy

I am trying to to add a resolution mode for X with the xorg-dummy driver to be able to fit the x11vnc server's output to my screen resolution. I am running x11vnc -xdummy -xrandr with the x11vnc ...
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Gnome 3.10 sharing desktop — how to configure the security type for VNC?

The facts: I had a configuration for sharing my desktop that worked till the recent update of Gnome desktop to use sgnome-shell 3.10. I used to connect to my machine form a Windows one using TightVNC ...
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Can I run my full Ubuntu Unity desktop on my Windows machine using X?

I am currently running Ubuntu 13 Desktop edition on a second PC on my desk, which has one small monitor. For work reasons my primary machine must be Windows(7), and it has multiple monitors, of ...
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x11vnc server with Xubuntu show black screen in client

I am running Xubuntu 13.10 (monitor attached) with x11vnc 0.9.13-1.1 run with the following options: x11vnc -gui tray=setpass -rfbport PROMPT -bg -o %HOME/.x11vnc.log.%VNCDISPLAY I have also ...
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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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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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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 do not connect the monitor to this computer. So it has some resolution issue. After few days of research I found this answer and ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...