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

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Share only single screen with someone

So when I was on windows and working with a colleague I used to use Webex and would share my desktop, I could lock it down to showing only a single monitor - I can't find a equivalent on Ubuntu and ...
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Creating .desktop file

I have tried to create a .desktop file to run vncviewer (tight vnc connecting to a mac). I have entered below into the file. [Desktop Entry] Version=x.y Name=VNCViewer Comment=This is my comment ...
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VNC grey screen and start on boot 12.04

I have 12.04 LTS installed and I am trying to get VNC to work. I want to be able to connect to existing sessions, and have it start on boot. I followed this guide and have left a comment to try and ...
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How to create a VNC server such that each user can have access using its own user/password combination

I would like to know which software of what is the procedure to create a VNC server such that each user can have access using its own user/password combination ?
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How to configure VNC on a remote Ubuntu server?

I am currently in the process of creating a Ubuntu server with Rackspace cloud and I am trying to configure this server for VNC over SSH on my MacBook Air. Here is a summary of what I am trying to ...
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gvnccapture- Installation

I want to capture virtual machine screenshot. I have installed xen hypervisor and I am controlling my virtual machines using libvirt-php API. It has a function: ...
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How do I install a VNC server?

I want to install some VNC server on my ubuntu 12.04. which one is the best / recommended? how do i configure it? all i want is to be able to connect my desktop computer through my laptop. i want ...
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display xubuntu desktop on android tablet

I want to use my android tablet as a secondary display for my Xubuntu laptop, not to mirror the laptop but as an additional desktop -- I do not need to drag windows from one to the other, and it is ...
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SSH and x11vnc with multiple users

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 workstation at home which I also use when I'm at work. My girlfriend also uses it when I'm at work. The arrangement is that I connect through ssh while she is physically working ...
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Unable to installl vnc server

I am running ubuntu 12.04(http://elinux.org/BeagleBoardUbuntu) on my beagle bone. However I am unable to install vnc server. sudo apt-get install vnc4server Package vnc4server is not available, but ...
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Why does TightVNC viewer lag in 12.04? [closed]

After installing UBUNTU 12.04 (TightVNC Viewer version 1.3.9) I noticed that vnc is really slow (latency) even though I have a gigabyte network Ethernet connection. I'm running TightVNC Viewer version ...
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Unity launcher doesn't appear in VNC session

I'd like to have a unity desktop accessible via VNC on a precise server machine I have running. I installed the ubuntu-desktop package. I'm launching a VNC session with the following in my ...
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Step by step copy paste tutorial for configuring VNC/RDP without a reboot

I have an existing ssh connection between my computer (A:12.04) and a remote computer (B:10.04) (from A I just type ssh B). I have root access on both. Both use ubuntu desktop edition. I am struggling ...
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How can I change the port of Remote Desktop?

How can I change the port of Ubuntu's built in Remote Desktop?
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Access from anywhere in the world?

How can I acess to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with SSH and VNC from anywhere in the world with a wifi connection? I found this application, but can this app access my Ubuntu system from anywhere in the world?
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Desktop sharing options for Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity

I would like to be able to access my office Ubuntu 12.04 machine from home, from a Mac Mini with Mac OSX. I have a VPN and I am able to access my office machine over SSH, so connectivity is not a ...
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Desktop sharing using router

I have a mac running OSX 10.7.4 and a ubuntu machine running 12.04, both connected to the same router. I am able to use desktop sharing and vnc viewer to see my ubuntu desktop from my mac, but it is ...
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Is there a way to get a separate desktop/Gnome terminal for each user logged in through VNC?

Is there a way to get a separate desktop/Gnome terminal for each user logged in through VNC? I want to be able to have several people working simultanously on the same machine in Ubuntu.
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Is the gtkvncviewer broken in Ubuntu 12.04? [closed]

When It try to start this Application I get the following output: root@peter-laptop:~# gtkvncviewer Traceback (most recent call last): File "./gtkvncviewer.py", line 426, in instance = ...
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Most effective way to connect to an Ubuntu vps from Windows?

I have a vps with ubuntu 10.04 x64, I used FreeNX, and it's lacking. Is there an application with better compression algorithm(s)?
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How do I get around administrator priviliges are required for this task when installing real vnc?

When I try to install real VNC and enter in the registration code I get administrator privileges are required for this task. How do I get around this? I am the only user on the computer and already ...
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How to configure Remmina for VNC desktop sharing?

I'm trying to connect two PCs for desktop sharing, I was able to set up ssh shell and file sharing but I failed to connect to VNC server. There are additional packages that i need to install on my ...
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x11vnc error: “The program ”Xvfb“ could not be found.”

Lately I've been accessing an Ubuntu machine over the internet. I'd been connecting and starting an x11vnc server using the following command ssh me@my.computer -p 2222 -L 5903:localhost:5900 ...
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How do I install VNC on a minimal build for XBMC?

My aim is to have a minimal XBMC build with as little un-needed extras as possible This is what I have done so far installed Ubuntu Server with no packaged selected installed the following packages: ...
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How do I access my ubuntu computer using vncserver/viewer?

I have an ubuntu computer that I want to remotely log into using a vnc connection. So far, this is what I have done: sudo apt-get install tightvncserver After downloading the software, I typed on ...
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Connecting to SSH/RDP/VNC through one machine?

I am asked to come up with a solution for connection to ssh, vnc and rdp services in company firewall/proxy via one box on DMZ. The task is to get users to connect to this one box and then to the ...
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vncserver in rc.local will not run at boot

I'm using /etc/rc.local and here is the current contents: Okay, for some reason the formatting here isn't making a codeblock and instead is making everything bold and 3x the size. Those who are able, ...
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VNC session very slow in 12.04 compared to older versions

I have a 12.04 X64 Desktop install on a machine where I previously had 10.10. Previously I've used both the built-in vino and tightvncserver to provide the VNC session. I connect to them using Chicken ...
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Allow Connections to VNC Server Only From Specific IP Addresses

I administrate an Ubuntu 11.10 Server. I've installed tightvncserver on it so I can have a desktop environment on the server. My issue now is, I'm running into issues with malicious people spamming ...
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tightvncserver on ubuntu 12.04 server with ubuntu-desktop installed no unity

The tight vnc server is running but unity does not get loaded. I changed the xstartup to: unset SESSION_MANAGER . /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc [ -x /etc/vnc/xstartup ] && exec /etc/vnc/xstartup [ ...
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blank screen with vnc server

On 10.04 LTS I was able to run vnc4server on display :1 and get a new desktop. This was great as I could work from home without people seeing what was on my screen (:0 was in a "locked screen" state). ...
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Vertical Resolution Over Vnc Multiplied by 12

I run Ubuntu 11.10 with 2 monitors at a resolution of 3840x1080. This is done via NVIDIA's TwinView mode. When I run the following command: x11vnc -safer -localhost -once -display :0 -ncache 10 ...
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Bad VNC artefacts / tearing using Ubuntu 12.04 default VNC server and TightVNC / RealVNC client on Windows

I am using the latest daily build of Ubuntu 12.04 on an machine with Asus P5G41T-M motherboard using the built-in graphics (GMA X4500). I have not installed any additional software such as compiz, ...
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x11vnc not working in Ubuntu 12.04

x11vnc used to work fine, but in the new 12.04 release I can't get it to work. 16/04/2012 17:22:35 x11vnc version: 0.9.12 lastmod: 2010-09-09 pid: 16524 16/04/2012 17:22:35 XOpenDisplay("") ...
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Why can't I get a working session with vnc4server

We have a couple of (identical) Ubuntu 11.10 machines, configured with gnome-classic, which we use as remote servers, and let our clients log into personal user accounts we create for them using ...
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Can't get vnc to connect

I have a server and my laptop. I want to be able to start vnc server on the server and then connect from my laptop. Both are running ubuntu 11.10 64 bit desktop On my server, i installed ...
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Why does this script not open parallel gnome-terminals on a server?

Why am I not able to have parallel gnome-terminals on my server while I can on my client. Here is a test that illustrates the problem. #!/bin/bash # this is the parent script gnome-terminal ...
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VNC Server not responsive after a few days

I am new to Ubuntu (11.10) - I installed Ubuntu on a box which has no screen and no keyboard. It is mostly used as a file and media server (i.e. samba + XBMC) and I control it via tightvncserver. So ...
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How to access windows 7 remotely from ubuntu?

I can't seem to connect remotely to a friend's windows machine using vinagre. My friend is using realvnc free edition as a server and he operates windows 7. So how can I set it up so that I can ...
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Connect to kvm instance via VNC and view X session

I've launched an Ubuntu 11.10 instance (oneiric-server-cloudimg-amd64-disk1.img downloaded from here) inside of KVM, with VNC enabled. I can connect to the instance using VNC, and I see a login ...
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VNC Alternative

Is there an alternative to VNC available which is on par with the features in Windows Remote Desktop? No configuration except possible switching it on. Authentication should be done just like a ...
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remote desktop only works locally

here's my problem, I want to be able to remote control my grandparents computer in order to help them without having to drive 20 minutes to get there. however I can only connect to their machine when ...
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VNC With Current Desktop

I have used VNC a few times and what I find is that VNC can't be used to control the "current" or "main" desktop. What I mean by this is I can't go out, and leave my machine on, leave my work open and ...
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Screen sharing not painting properly on client

I cannot get the screen sharing utility in Ubuntu 11.10 to work properly. When I connect, I get the initial screen, but no updates. When I connect to my Ubuntu box via a laptop, I can see the mouse ...
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How to connect to a virtual server using TightVNC from a Windows XP machine?

Our client from a different country provided us a VPN connection which we connect through Sonicwall net-extender. I am using Windows XP 32-bit. After that I use putty to connect to the client's ...
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Installing VNC with resumable sessions

I'm coming from Fedora, where there's a useful package called "vnc-ltsp-config", which installs VNC so that it functions just like a normal Gnome desktop (i.e. it provides a login prompt, and then ...
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VNC clients with Snow Leopard support

I am looking for a good VNC client to use with Snow Leopard. Vinagre works, but is not flexible, and thus slow. I tried a couple other ones, but they failed to connect. (Incompatible protocol or ...
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Set desktop resolution for standard 11.10 VNC server

Is it possible to specify a desktop resolution for the built-in ubuntu 11.10 vnc server? It defaults to 640x480 when I have no monitor connected (headless), and I can't find a way to change it. Does ...
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How do I start x11vnc via bash script on startup, not login?

I have a server with Xubuntu 11.10 Desktop installed, and x11vnc. When on login screen I want x11vnc to start and to take some settings: Automatically set defined password Automatically accept ...
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fullscreen VNC window on a specific workspace

I am running 11.10 and i need to have a vnc window for the connection to my windows 7 box (booo hiss etc) , i have two screens attached to my pc. i would like to have a fullscreen dual window VNC ...