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

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xubuntu desktop breaks on tightvncserver

I have a desktop PC I want to remote desktop to, I also like the concept of virtual displays, so no one can see what I'm doing as I do it unless they connect to the display (as opposed to the standard ...
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cost free vnc and remote offsite monitoring

I'm looking to remotely use and fix my girlfriends computer 300 miles away and after that manage and watch it. She has over 10,000 updates and does not know how to use her computer. Can some one ...
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Can VNC screen definitions be added at start up?

I have an AWS Ubuntu 12.04 GUI instance. I access it from my home Windows PC using VNC. Since the instance is stopped when not in use, every time I start it I have to SSH Terminal into it to run the ...
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Launching firefox through putty, and open it up in LXDE desktop

I am trying to run from local machine firefox on remote server, and don't know how to accomplish that. I use putty to connect to server and when I type the firefox command, I get Error: no display ...
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Xhost: Unable to open display (setting up Vino on VPS)

I'm currently trying to setup Vino (the VNC server) on a VPS of mine. However, whenever I try exporting and opening the display, it doesn't work. I've looked for hours last night for a solution for ...
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Missing icons for headless Xfce session via VNC

I've set up a new server running a fresh installation of Ubuntu Server 13.04. I've installed xubuntu-desktop and tightvnc. My ~/.vnc/xstartup configuration file contains the following: #!/bin/sh ...
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No desktop showing in Ubuntu 13.04 via VNC on a VPS [closed]

I have a VPS on which till now I've been using ubuntu 11.04 ... This OS is very outdated now, so I decided to give 13.04 a shot ... So I've just installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my VPS ... After ...
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Does Ubuntu 13.04 have a desktop environment built-in?

I have a VPS on which I'm planning to install Ubuntu 13.04 .. I plan to use VNC to access this VPS. Currently I use 11.04, which is very much outdated now. When I installed 11.04, I had to follow a ...
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How to start vnc server on-demand (not on boot)

I have a vps which has the basic xfce environment & tightvncserver installed. I would like to have tightvncserver automatically start whenever I initiate a connection to the port it runs on (in ...
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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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Assign VNC password using script

I am using a script to automatically set up a computer. I need to assign a password to the vnc server for the user, which is normally done using the vncserver command. However, it prompts for the user ...
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Script for initiating ssh connection for port forwarding, and then execute vnc viewer on client's computer

I would like to write a script that gets as an argument a local computer ip (on the network of the ssh server), and forwards port 5900 on the client's computer to that ip:5900 on the server network. ...
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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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Screen Sharing Behind Firewall

I've setup my brother's computer with Ubuntu. I would like to be able to control his screen with his permission, to configure and instruct him when needed. However, he is on a provide IP provided by ...
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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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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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Remotely Connecting to a Raring Ringtail Desktop from Windows 8

I have an Ubuntu(13.04) computer on my home network and frequently want to access it remotely from my Windows 8 PC (Like an RDP session on 2 Windows PCs). I have found a few solutions, but many are ...
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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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What is vnc4server configuration file for Ubuntu 13.04?

I need vnc4server configuration file (xstartup) for Ubuntu 13.04 for both Gnome 3.8 and Unity, so it fixes the grey screen problem.
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How to install vnc server so I can have complete control on my Ubuntu Server?

I installed ubuntu server 12.04. I installed gnome desktop on that (GUI essential for my purpose). Now I want to control the server remotely. I tried following things and not very successful : 1)...
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VNC drops connection to Ubuntu

When connecting to my server using TightVNC viewer the connection fails after a short time. Usually i get the message "Connection has been gracefully closed", but sometimes the error is some socket ...
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tunneling x11vnc through ssh on a non standard port to ubuntu computer tightvnc

I have been stuck with setting up my virtual desktop on my ubuntu laptop. I am running ubuntu to ubuntu with x11vnc I start the process on my laptop as follows: " ssh -L5904:localhost:5900 -p Port ...
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Is it possible to connect to pcanywhere host?

Is there any way to connect to a pcanywhere host on a windows machine from Ubuntu 13.04? I would rather use a native linux program instead of installing pcanywhere on my machine with wine.
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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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How to set up remote desktop sharing through SSH?

Is there a way to view (and control) a remote desktop through SSH? I will not have physical access to the remote host machine.
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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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New remote X session with x11vnc [duplicate]

I like to know how, if possible to remotely log into a brand new X session using a tunneled x11vnc e.g., after reboot? I've just recently upgraded ubuntu 13.04 and have only managed remote desktop vnc ...
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Connecting through Remmina to X11VNC Server

This puzzles me: I'm trying to connect through Remmina Remote Desktop Client to a X11vnc is a remote desktop server. Both computers are running Linux, are online through a standard home DSL ...
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VNC grey screen after upgrade to ubuntu 13.04

The grey screen on a remote VNC session had been succesfully fixed for my 12.10 version by editing the .vnc/xstartup file as in the 12.04 related discussion in this forum. After an upgrade to Ubuntu ...
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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 login-...
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access with vino without ask me permissions

i have ubuntu 12.10. how I can access my computer remotely with vino, without ask me permissions on the server? I need something like LogMeIn, or how i can stop vino asking me for permissions?
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Run single application with vnc

I would like to run an application on a remote ubuntu machine using vnc. Currently I have to ssh into the remote machine and run x11vnc Run vinagre locally Start the application in the vinagre vnc ...
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Colours/Background messed up in VNC Viewer

I've set up vncserver on my new build and I can connect using RealVNC VNC Viewer, however the colours are a bit off and it looks kind of awful. See this screenshot: What can I do to put this right? ...
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VNC Viewer on Firefox web

I want to be able to connect VNC Viewer with Firefox using the IP number and the password from the computer that I want to see the desktop! The problems is: I just can't. What do I have to install, ...
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Allowing VNC only for specific MAC Address?

I just want to allow only for a specific MAC Address(es) to have VNC to my Ubuntu 12.10. This would be pretty cool, because I think if I use password authentication + MAC Filter = safe. I saw I could ...
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VNC Server not asking for user-auth

I have setup my VNC Server on Ubuntu 12.04 following this guide. It all works fine, but what I would like it to do is upon connection prompt the user VNCing to login. At the moment I am auto-logged on ...
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Getting a blue wallpaper screen with no desktop bars

I just got a linus VPS after like 6-7 months. I installed a clean copy of 11.10, and then used this tutorial to install ubuntu-desktop and get a VNC connection going: http://www.webhostingtalk.com/...
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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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How can I prevent the screen from going black in vnc when inactive?

When I'm using VNC, the screen goes black after an inactivity for around 2 seconds. If I move the mouse or press a key the screen goes back however this is very annoying. I have KDE 4.10 on both ...
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Qemu KVM VNC Support

Do I need to install a special package to get the VNC support ? I installed: sudo apt-get install kvm qemu-kvm qemu-kvm-extras Everything works fine, I only get no VNC server up and running, ...
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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 gconf-...
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Ubuntu 12.04 VNC Server with Java Client

I'm trying to setup a machine that I can admin remotely using VNC and I'm a tad stuck The particulars: These machines are inaccessible after they've been setup and as I need to set up a lot of them,...
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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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Can you design buttons on a Ubuntu/Android tablet that is to be used as a virtual keyboard for your desktop?

Running out of buttons After using Autohotkey for remapping, I soon didn't have enough keyboard buttons to attach macros or scripts to them, so I'd have to make new scripts that use the same button. ...
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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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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. ...