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

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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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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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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 ...
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Install dropbox over browser VNC

I want to install dropbox, but I only have access to firefox over VNC.
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where is more documentation about vino-server?

About vino-server, which pops up in my firewall, I found only little here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/VNC/Servers#vino What is vino-server doing more else in VNC ? Is vino-server necessary, ...
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Help: cannot install a gz package on Ubuntu 12.10 64-bit

I am a new Ubuntu user. I'm trying to install a package in a file called VNC-Viewer-5.0.3-Linux-x86.gz. I keep having problems. The package is in my folder: /home/Downloads/VNC-Viewer-5.0.3-Linux-x86....
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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 classic"...
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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: libvirt_domain_get_screenshot($res);...
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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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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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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 prompt....
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VNC painting fails

I updated one of our servers to Ubuntu 11.10. Previously We were using CentOS 6.1. When using CentOS I was able to connect to it using VNC Viewer from Windows 7 Machines. But after installing Ubuntu ...
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How to get faster graphics in KVM? VNC is painfully slow with Haiku OS guest, Spice won't install and SDL doesn't work

I've been coming up to speed on the Haiku operating system, an Open Source clone of BeOS 5 Pro. I'm using an Apple MacBook Pro as my development machine. Apple's BootCamp BIOS does not support more ...
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How do I use UltraVNC?

I'd like to be able to upload files like a Windows version of VNC's. How can I upload files using VNC? I have tried tigerVNC, default VNC, but with none can I do that.
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Single Click VNC with Windows

I’m trying to help someone on a Windows machine. The irony is that I now need help myself to connect the 2 computers. I open my Remote Desktop Viewer, put it in listening mode by selecting ’Reverse ...
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How can I recover from a frozen app when connecting over VNC

I have a htpc running 10.10. It has no keyboard or mouse attached, so I connect over vnc for administration and manual tasks. This usually works fine but every so often an app running in fullscreen ...
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Why can color setting affect VNC connection?

By following the post Cannot VNC to KVM Guest, I managed to connect to my guest VM through VNC. But, it's just weird that color setting can lead to an unexpected close of VNC connections. I would like ...
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Vino on Lubuntu 16.04 - Problems

I have a new installation of Lubuntu 16.04, and want to install Vino on it. After installing, I can open vino-preferences and configure - but the vino server itself won't start. When attempting to ...
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x11vnc session with virtual display results in grey screen

Sooooo, I've scoured the entire inter webs for a solution for this but no luck so far, so this is pretty much my last resort :') There is no display attached to the computer so I open a display ...
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How to install desktop and VNC?

I am trying to install desktop and VNC but I keep getting errors.. So first I execute: sudo apt-get update then: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop but I keep getting this errors: Setting up ...
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Google chrome or chromium error

Installing google chrome or chromium on ubuntu 15.10 VPS (OpenVZ, VNC) but getting below error. # google-chrome & /usr/bin/google-chrome: line 64: /dev/fd/62: No such file or directory /usr/bin/...
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SSH tunneling with relay and dynamic IPs

I am trying to achieve a vnc connection through ssh tunnel from a computer on a private network, and to another one on another private network, using a public server as relay. It can be graphically ...
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Is there a way to whitlist ip's and block everything else

So i'm running ubuntu on my vps. But the problem is that i have kids trying to figure out the password of the FTP connection and the VNC connection. (with succes). Now i want to ask is there a way to ...
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Connecting to Ubuntu server on AWS EC2 - grey screen for desktop

I have fired up on AWS EC2 a Ubuntu instance. Result of lsb_release -a is: No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: ...
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x11vnc: Ubuntu 14.04 unity desktop not responding to clicks

I successfully installed x11vnc on Ubuntu desktop 14.04. I am able to access the shared screen but there is no mouse or keyboard interaction. I created an upstart script to load x11vnc on startup ...
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No console login prompt in Xenial VM on KVM host

I just installed a fresh VM using Xenial beta mini.iso installation like I do for any Ubuntu based VM on my KVM based virtualisation host, but this VM doesn't show console login prompt on (KVM) VNC ...
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More Wine Programs crash VNC

I have a problem when I run a program with Wine on ubuntu 14.04 more than one time. I run it for 4 time or more, and when I try to run again VNC crash. I have to host that files. Look at my log. ...
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Issues using x11vnc when xfce's lock screen is active

I am on xubuntu 14.04.04, and have successfully managed to get a VNC server up and running with SSH tunneling and such. However, I'm experiencing an issue with the VNC server, x11vnc 0.9.13. Currently,...
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Mimic Windows's Remote Desktop dual display on Xubuntu

I have a computer which was running Windows 7 Ultimate. I used this computer over a remote desktop connection. The setup was the following: the computer which had the remote desktop connection enabled ...
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Apps on VNC and Local display: How to show running applications in all x sessions? (Xubuntu 14.04 x64)

Ok, I usually don't ask questions, because by lurking around here for a couple hours I can find what I am looking for. This one has me stumped though, and I'm not entirely sure that what I want is ...
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Authorization problems after VNC uninstalling on Xubuntu 12.04

I had setup vnc through vncserver script http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/hardy/man1/vnc4server.1.html .This script were launched under the root. After that i decide to use xrdp instead vnc and ...
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RealVNC v5.3.0 not connecting when accessing Ubuntu 15.10 from a window PC

I'm new to using Ubuntu. I've refurbished an old PC with Ubuntu 15.10 as a personal project. I wanted to use RealVNC so I can remote over to my Ubuntu server. I've downloaded the package from the ...
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15.10 VNC / Team Viewer control issues

I'm running 15.10 fully patched and updated. I have a Teamviewer business license and I'm trying to connect from both a PC and Mac to my Ubuntu machine. The screen comes up but I am unable to see ...
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How to start VPN on Ubuntu server that is remotely controlled by VNC-viewer?

How to start VPN on Ubuntu server (in order to change server IP address) that is remotely controlled by VNC-viewer? I use Expressvpn and this guide: https://www.expressvpn.com/support/vpn-setup/linux-...
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How do I restrict a user to a specific thin client?

I am using 10 thin clients on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with an xdmcp server. All thin clients display all user names and allow any client login with any user account. Even two or more thin clients login with ...
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Desktop not showing well using vncserver on ubuntu 15.10

Currently using ubuntu 15.10 on azure and installed the gnome and vnc4server latest version on ubuntu. Please find log file below: Current VNC client screen: $ cat .vnc/myhost1\:1.log --cut-- ...
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vnc server gray out in ubuntu 15 [duplicate]

Currently running Ubuntu 15.10 on azure and Installed vnc4server and gnome group packages but still screen showing gray out. configuration file is define below: $cat .vnc/xstartup unset ...
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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: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/VNC/Servers#...
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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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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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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 (http://dl....
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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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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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vnc server for headless Ubuntu 14.04

So, i've had issues with vnc4server, the s and tab keys are both borked, and want to try something else. I've tried x11vnc, but that requires an actual display connected to the system. Are there any ...
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SSH stays open remotely? [duplicate]

When connecting to a server, is there a way to keep the SSH console open once disconnected? Or is there a program that does that, and that lets me connect back into where I left? This situation can ...
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Run Ubuntu without monitor? Want to remote it with RealVNC

Friends, I am totally new to Ubuntu but I want to use it on an old computer of mine to run Plex Media Server to stream movies to my Chromecast. I have managed to install everything and it was all ...
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How to start Unity desktop on a headless machine?

I am trying to get the Untiy desktop (That I am used to using) running on a Ubuntu box that is now headless. I already have a fake desktop running via the Xorg dummy display driver. When I VNC into ...
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Problems with starting x11vnc on boot

I'm trying to start up x11vnc on boot, without the need to log in, but I ran into quite a few problems and none of the guides helped. First of all, rc.local does not work, as it apparently starts ...
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Using Notebook as second Monitor for Ubuntu Tablet

I am planning my new mobile development working station consisting of a Notebook and a Tablet as second monitor. Notebook OS: Windows 8.1 Tablet OS: Ubuntu (14 LTS) I have asked here how I can ...
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Team Viewer 9/10 Problems

I have purchased a dedicated server that runs Ubuntu 12.04. I am very taken with remote desktops as I've always felt it's a major want for me when using servers. I'm fairly new to linux, and have ...