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

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VNC option doesn't appear in Vinagre / Remote Desktop Viewer [closed]

It's strange, but for some reason VNC doesn't show up as an option in Vinagre, and when I look at the installed plugins, VNC isn't checked, and when I click on it, it greys out. I've completely ...
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Ad hoc 'Logmein Rescue' style remote desktopping?

I want to support Windows users by viewing and controlling their desktops remotely in a simple, hassle-free way a la Logmein Rescue. Is this possible? Scenario: Hapless Windows user: "Geoff 9100, ...
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Multi-user remote desktop using vnc4server

I have setup vnc4server on the main PC using this HowTo and I only see this: What is the problem? Does it matter if the client I'm connecting from uses different DE than the main PC?
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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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Remote desktop from Windows to Ubuntu

The only monitor I have is one of those crt huge dinosaurs. I want to access my ubuntu machine from my windows laptop. I have tried a few VNC programs already and I cant get it to work. Any tips? Or ...
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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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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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How can I connect to my machine which is connected to internet via dsl?

I've configured my machine with dyndns.com so that I can use the ssh and vnc but the problem is, the machine is connected to internet via dsl,. so it uses a network ip address ex (192.168.1.xxx) ...
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How do I install KDE on Ubuntu server?

I have Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS (64 bit) server with no GUI. Can anyone tell me how do I install KDE on it? Will that command be okay? apt-get install kubuntu-desktop -y startx Or something else has to ...
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VNC on UBUNTU 13.04 - not showing full desktop

i am trying to use vnc on ubuntu 13.04 but I am unable to get full desktop. SO far what I have got is a error message that says "Failed to load session ubuntu-2d", or a blank screen or a desktop ...
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How to connect to a machine behind a firewall using VNC?

I am trying to connect to my computer in laboratory from home. I have installed Remmina on my laptop home and X11VNC server on the computer in the lab. When I have the laptop in the laboratory I can ...
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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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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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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 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 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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Working with remote dekstop?

I am running a Ubuntu 11.10 virtual machine under KVM hypervisor, bridged and connected to the local network. I installed VNCServer in the virtual machine and tried remote desktop, What happens is ...
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VNC with Windows 7

I want remote desktop access to a Windows 7 Home Premium machine, but Home Premium does not have RDP server support. What are my options to set up a VNC server on Windows for best remote desktop ...
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How can I troubleshoot a failed local network VNC connection?

On Machine A, I start Remmina (0.9.3) and create a VNC Incoming Connection profile. I picked port 5900, with a username and password. No changes under advanced or SSH. I start the profile and it says ...
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How to restrict users on accessing my machine through ssh and VNC?

I dont want other users to access my machine through ssh and VNC.How to restrict this?As a admin i want to view and access all other system through ssh and VNC. Also only for my system ssh access ...
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VNC Server Security

First, we need to make sure VNC server only listens on localhost. What is the meaning of this line will it listen remote connection when we onfigure it to listen localhost only? Recommended ...
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Logging onto work VPN using linux

I am new to linux. I was using windows for years now ,and my work from home was done by using vnc viewer. I use vnc to log into an linux system. Now I am using a linux system , is there any way i can ...
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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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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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bash: permission denied Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

i used this command to start x11vnc at startup, this command is from here. And here is the command: echo "/usr/bin/x11vnc -forever -rfbport 5900 -rfbauth ~/.vnc/x11vnc.pass -o ~/.vnc/x11vnc.log ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 remote desktop access

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 server at home with GUI running. It does many things, like Apache virtual hosts (several WordPress sites hosted for me and my mates), Samba server, Mini DLNA server and some ...
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Trouble getting TightVNC to display screen

Whenever I open a TightVNC client on my Ubuntu box, I get this: What might cause what I'm seeing here?
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Can't change keyboard shortcuts in gnome-session-fallback Ubuntu 13.04 over xdp

I'm trying to use gnome-session-fallback on an Ubuntu PC running an xrdp+vnc server (So that I can remotely connect to Ubuntu using a Windows RDP client). The problem I have is that the “d” key seems ...
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XRDP with Finnish keyboard?

How I can get Finnish keyboard layout to work with XRDP?
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vnc using lightdm and x11vnc disconnects immediately after valid login

starting with a precise 64-bit server install, I configured the following; sudo apt-get install lightdm x11vnc sudo dpkg-reconfigure lightdm in /etc/init/x11vnc.conf, I placed; start on ...
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How to connect on VNC client to non-default display (:1)

Context I'm working with a friend to run a virtual machine on a remote server and connect to it using VNC. As he already have one VM on the :0 display, he put mine on the :1 display. Issue I ...
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Change port for Desktop sharing in Ubuntu 12.10

I was looking to change the port in Ubuntu 12.10 for Desktop sharing. I,ve done it before but have since clean installed and can't remember where to change it. It was an interface similar to ...
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Can you sign in (Desktop 12.10) user via SSH?

I am away from my Ubuntu machine and was working on it via VNC. I had to sign out of a user account and I lost my Ubuntu VNC connection. I am assuming the VNC server is not running since Ubuntu is ...
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Remote desktop solution working with Ubuntu 12.04 + Unity (3D)?

I'm trying to install a remote desktop solution on some clients using Ubuntu with Unity (3D). I've uninstalled Unity2d because it behaves not very well. Xrdp won't work, only the wallpaper is shown. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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UbuntuServer, graphics-card died, cant log in to use SSH/VNS

Okay, weird situation. I have a really old desktop and yesterday I decided to setup ubuntu-server as a home server on that thing. It has no onboard graphics. I installed gnome-desktop, so at the start ...
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Improve VNC connection speed over LAN

I am wondering if there is anyway to increase the performance of a VNC connection. I have an server setup (ubuntu) with a wired connection to the router. Its connected to the house sound system. I ...
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limit / disable VNC display updates

I am using the stock "Remote Desktop" VNC server in Ubuntu. Ubuntu is on a 2nd machine, and my primary machine is a 3-monitor Windows 7 setup. I can VNC into Ubuntu, however I would like to disable ...
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Can you set the defaul remote desktop app to let your computer be viewed off your network?

The remote desktop app when enabled doesn't work with computers outside your network. Can you set it to let you do such? If so how? Is there a separate app that will let me do such a thing? ...
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Firefox 4 crashing in VNC [closed]

On my desktop PC I've been using Kubuntu 10.04 for about a year. Recently I've updated Firefox to version 4 using aptitude and the mozilla-team/firefox-stable repository. Since then, I can't run it ...
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How to hide VNC notification?

When ever I access a windows machine through VNC from ubuntu the icon changes and notifies the user that someone is logged into the system. Is it possible to hide that notification?
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window borders, menu bar missing over VNC

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity and Gnome3, however I don't have a screen hooked up anymore. I have installed x11vnc and run it with "-create" so that it will create a new X11 session, however ...
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How can I set icons on a desktop accessed via a VNC server

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04. I have a desktop accessed via virtual desktop with icons set how I like. However, when I start a VNC server and access the desktop via said VNC server, the icons are there but ...
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How to turn off/lock screen when using Vino VNC?

I have a laptop(Acer Aspire v3-472g) with a working Vino VNC server on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit. My problem is that when I connect with a VNC client, people near my laptop can see what I am doing. I ...