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

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How do I connect to a root VNC session?

I installed the Unity desktop and TightVNC using these directions. The window comes up in VNC, although because I'd started the VNC Server as root, I seem to be logged in as 'guest'. Please note that ...
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Will Ubuntu remove vnc in favor of freenx?

I haved tried out some of the remote control options and to me VNC feels old and slow. Is there any chance Ubuntu will work with NX Server and bundle FreeNX and completely remove VNC as a core ...
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how to make Chromium-browser start on vnc display?

I have started TightVNC Server on Lubuntu 12.04 via the command: tightvncserver -geometry 800x600 -depth 16 :2 The VNC server successfully started and I got this message: New 'X' desktop is ...
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Need to install; then access via VNC or remote desktop; XScreen unusable

Got netbook. Installed Ubuntu 12.04 because want to be conservative re LT. Radeon X1270 I want to be able to sign in blind, install what I need to using some keystrokes and presumably to do the ...
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using x11 forwarding with ssh and vnc?

I am working on a remote cluster via ssh with the -X option, because I need to visualize data and graphs, over a vpn protocol. Sometime due to the instability of the internet connection I lose my ...
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Authentication Failure when using any VNC Viewer (Windows) with VNC Server on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm new to VNC on Linux and have been following these general instructions to try connect to my Ubuntu 12.04 VPS and view the Linux GUI, but have been getting authentication failure messages when ...
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Stop unity from being used in VNC sessions

If I do not want the unity launcher to be used in VNC sessions (:2, :3, :4, etc.) is there a way to force all my VNC sessions to be gnome classic? I log into my system (12.04) using the "gnome ...
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Boot without monitor [closed]

I'm building a home media server for storing and streaming photos, video and music to other devices on my home network (and maybe hosting a few personal websites). I've bought the kit, assembled it, ...
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Can't connect (ssh, ftp,… timeout) to one computer on LAN (ping possible)

Since I've had a laptop (A), I've been trying to connect it with my Desktop PC (B) via router in a LAN, problem is (B) won't even answer any request aside from a ping. I've tried ssh, ftp, vnc, samba, ...
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Can I connect to a specific workspace via VNC?

I am running XBMC on my Ubuntu. But from time to time, I have to VNC into my system to do some maintenance. I then have to minimize my XBMC first. Can I connect to another workspace instead? ...
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How to control an Ubuntu PC from another Ubuntu PC over Internet, using mobile broadband connections?

There are two Ubuntu PCs called A and B. A and B are connected to the Internet using two separated Internet connections. (In my case, two mobile broadband connections ppp0 x2 ) Each connection has a ...
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how to start VNC service remotely without first logging into Ubuntu 12.04 locally

I tried the answers other similar queuest in Ask Ubuntu, but didn't get it to work. I reboot Ubuntu 12.04. I remote in using SSH, and do /usr/lib/vino/vino-server to start VNC service. UltraVNC ...
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Continuing problems with VNC Logs

I had an issue several months back with VNC writing several lines to the xsession-errors log. (Here's the link). I got rid of the log and go it working, but every couple weeks, I'd have the EXACT ...
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can't start vino VNC service on Ubuntu 12.04

I just installed vino, but when I run it, I get the following error. # ./start_vnc (vino-server:2502): EggSMClient-CRITICAL **: egg_sm_client_set_mode: assertion `global_client == NULL || ...
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How to start Teamviewer or any program before login [duplicate]

Teamviewer is a remote desktop application, it doesn't have to be this one, I'd be interested to know the following for any remote desktop application like VNC or RDP. I added a "Startup script" to ...
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VNC server on Ubuntu 12.04 is not working — external VNC clients cannot access

I did: sudo apt-get install vnc4server then: vncserver But VNC viewer at a Windows computer could not access the Ubuntu. Then, I did: sudo apt-get install gnome-core But still no access.
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How to find an ip of connected vnc client from vncserver log?

I run the vncserver using vnc4server. I take a look in ~/.vnc/ubuntu:1.log It only show something like this. Sat Oct 6 20:40:12 2012 Connections: accepted: 0.0.0.0::2043 SConnection: Client ...
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Run application in specific X server or VNC port

I have an application that I'd like to run, yet I'd like it to be visible only through a certain VNC port. I don't want the app to show up on the normal Ubuntu desktop. I want the app to run "in the ...
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How can I get a gnome environment in my VNC session?

When I start VNC I have an empty desktop without the ability to manage windows or start apps etc). I'd like to have a desktop environment to be able to basic desktop things (someone asked me why I ...
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Access ubuntu machine via VNC server

I am trying to access my Ubuntu machine remotely through a VNC service. I have configured the machine and am successfully able to open a VNC session when pointing to my own machine locally. Remotely ...
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Installing VNC server/client in Ubuntu 12.04

I want to install VNC server/client with the GUI in Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin. I found a tutorial for this task. But if I followed this tutorial I will lose my Unity desktop and ends with a Gnome ...
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how to start LXDE session automatically after tightvncserver starts to make me able see desktop when connecting to the host via vncclient?

I have system which is equipped with Intel Celeron processor 1.1 GHz s370 with 384 Mb of RAM on Intel d815egew motherboard which supports wake-on-lan function. I want to use such a PC for Internet ...
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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?

I have a minimal XBMC build on top of Ubuntu Sever with no packaged selected installed but the following packages: xbmc, xorg pulseaudio, and lightdm. How do I setup a working VNC server without ...
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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 ...