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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
2answers
4k views

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, ...
0
votes
2answers
6k views

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("") ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
315 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
142 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
603 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
416 views

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 ...
2
votes
5answers
4k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
723 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
4k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
999 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
240 views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
5k views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
5k views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
181 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
531 views

VNC Suddenly stops receiving Connections

I have a fit PC that essentially runs just a subversion server and as a test server for web applications. I upgraded a while back to 10.04 LTS and no issues. I don't have any keyboard or monitor ...
0
votes
1answer
455 views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
4k views

Setting up VNC via Putty Ubuntu 10.4.2 LTS

I have just setup my server with ubuntu desktop, after running the sudo apt-get install-desktop, and rebooting I now want to login to the dektop remotely, from my Windows PC. How do I enable remote ...
0
votes
0answers
369 views

Set screen resolution when booting with no screen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Set desktop resolution for standard 11.10 VNC server I want to remote connect to my Ubuntu 11.10 via VNC. I am booting with out any screen, and therefore I can't set ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
5k views

How to enable RDP on KVM

I installed KVM on a ubuntu natty server. I created a Windows XP Pro virtual machine that works perfectly and catch up with VNC, follow the setup string: <graphics type='vnc' port='5900' ...
5
votes
1answer
3k views

How do I secure vnc/desktop sharing?

I have a bunch of laptops I need to set up for our support dept and I need to be able to access/monitor them at all times. The laptops run ubuntu 11.10 gnome shell 3.2 and all have the desktop sharing ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
7k views

How to access a machine through VNC using SSH?

We have more than 500 systems running ubuntu in our office. And sometimes after installation we forget to enable to Remote desktop. So that we was not able to control that PC remotely. Is there any ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Problem with arrow-keys/scrolling in x11vnc

I'm using x11vnc to connect through a SSH-tunnel to another computer (running Ubuntu 11.10), and experiencing a strange "bug": When I close the session to the host computer, the host is unable to ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

Ubuntu 11.10 Desktop Sharing resolution

I have 11.10 running on a Netbook with Unity2D @ 1024x600 resolution. I VNC into my Ubuntu Netbook from Win7 @ 1920x1200. Is there a way make Desktop Sharing on 11.10 run at a resolution higher than ...
10
votes
3answers
40k views

How can I start a VNC server before log on?

I would like to run x11vnc (or another VNC server) on my desktop, but I'm unable to find a way to get it to start before any users log in. Back when I was using vanilla Ubuntu 10.10 Vino did this by ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

Remote desktop from ubuntu to windows

I want to take remote desktop from ubuntu to windows xp and 7,I am looking for a solution i can install software over the air. Vnc,Avoid installation of Vnc server in windows (policy problem) ...
1
vote
1answer
450 views

Problem with vnc viewer

I am facing a problem with vnc viewer. For example i have a taken a system remotely using vncviewer. And if i type something in the text editor of the remote desktop few characters are not getting ...
3
votes
1answer
4k views

How can I start an Xvnc server at boot?

I used to have a Xvnc server that was running at boot on my Ubuntu 9.04 OS and I would like to do the same with 11.10. The procedure I followed at the time was this one. There was some configuration ...
7
votes
2answers
3k views

Configuring graphical desktop on Linode VPS

I'm experimenting with using a Linode VPS as a development box for my Rails projects, so I'd like to set up a GUI environment to run a few basics, like Google Chrome for debugging. There is a pretty ...
4
votes
3answers
8k views

Vino-server does not work since update to 11.10

Since I updated to Oneric Ocelot vino-server does not work on my machine any more. Although I set every thing exactly as before, it is not be started when System starts or I log in. Trying to start it ...
2
votes
1answer
7k views

Wrong keyboard layout when connecting with VNC

I connect to my ubuntu 11.10 machine from windows trought VNC (ultraVNC or tightVNC), and the keyboard layout is wrong. In both PC I use an spanish keyboard, and works ok, but when I'm using ubuntu ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Window manager looks weird in VNC or rdp

I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 and I can log in lightdm successfully. But if I log in Ubuntu in remote client via VNC or Xrdp, the desktop is very weird. Please check the screen-shot below. I used ...
1
vote
1answer
6k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
437 views

How can I disconnect clients from a Vino VNC server at will?

I have vino set to ask before allowing connections, but I'm unaware of how to disconnect clients once they are connected. The only way I've found to disconnect them is disable sharing (and then ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Desktop Sharing not working when upgrading from 11.04 to 11.10

Just upgraded (reinstalled, because upgrading messed up my whole system) from 11.04 to 11.10 and Desktop sharing simply doesn't work anymore. Under the Desktop Sharing Preferences I enabled the ...
3
votes
0answers
326 views

How to cut and paste from Remote Desktop Viewer [closed]

I use rdesktop to access a Windows XP box at work, and I use "Remote Desktop Viewer" to access a Mac OS X box with vnc. Cut and paste works ok from rdesktop, although occasionally I have to kill and ...
2
votes
1answer
854 views

Cant Remote Desktop To Server

I am trying to vnc into my server. On my actual server, when I type startx, it boots into gnome. It is at this point that my server will allow me to remote desktop into it. My problem is right now my ...
0
votes
2answers
838 views

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 ...
5
votes
2answers
5k views

Pressing 'D' shows the desktop, how to disable?

How do I stop D from showing the Desktop? When I RDP (xrdp) or VNC (built-in or x11vnc, client-side UltraVNC), pressing 'D' shows the desktop. Please tell me how to remove this binding.
0
votes
1answer
343 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
630 views

How can I make 'logout' really work for vnc session [closed]

Ubuntu 11.04 vncserver 4.1.1+xorg4.3.0-37ubuntu2 My .vnc/xstartup ends with gnome-session. When I select 'logout' from the window on the upper right, gnome deletes all its bits, from the screen, ...
1
vote
1answer
163 views

Garbled UI with vnc, chicken-of-the-vnc, gridengine, qmon

Ubuntu 11.04 gridengine version 6.2u5-1ubuntu1 I start a desktop with the vncserver command. My ~/.vnc/xstartup ends with 'gnome-session'. I connect to it using chicken-of-the-VNC on my MacOSX ...
2
votes
0answers
3k views

Sharing desktop with OSX in LAN [closed]

I'd like to share Ubuntu 11.10 Desktop to my OSX computer in the LAN. What options there are? I have been using VNC in the past, but I was wondering could I open X server connection directly from OSX? ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

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.