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

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From Ubuntu, “Back to my Mac”

I have a Mac at home, and run Ubuntu at work. I'd like to be able to connect to my Mac in a similar way to how I had when I worked on a Mac. I have MobileMe so I used Back to My Mac (Apple's version ...
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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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remote desktop through xtightvncviewer share clipboard

I am using xtightvncviewer on a ubuntu machine to connect to the remote desktop of another Ubuntu machine. How can I configure this to share the clipboard, so that I can copy and paste from one ...
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Poor performance of VNC client with compiz enabled on remote machine

I am running a ubuntu 10.10 machine which is controlled remotely via the vinagre client installed on another machine running the same OS. The problem is that there is a significant delay in pointer ...
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How do I start the VNC server?

How can start the VNC server to make my desktop accessible?
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Enable Autologin for Xvnc/XDMCP? [closed]

Version: Ubuntu 9.10 How I do to enable automatic login in Xvnc/XDMCP? Im in the process of setting up a Xvnc kiosk, which will be a terminal server hosting multiple kiosk machines under separate ...
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VNC doesn't work with compiz

currently vnc (with nvidia gfx cards) dont work with compiz.. will you be fixing this before 11.04 is released so that people can use vnc with the default desktop?
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What's the best way to secure a Teamviewer/X11/VNC connection?

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu so please bear with me. I use Teamviewer on my Windows machines and love it, even more so that there is an Ubuntu version. As most will know it can't start on computer startup ...
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How can I change the default port of Remote Desktop (VNC)?

Let's say I went to: System > Preferences > Remote Desktop And enable Remote Desktop. Now let's say I have another machine on the network that is also running a VNC server. I want to VNC ...
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Autostart of the xserver at boot up when the monitor is unplugged

I was running Xubuntu 8.04 "Hardy Heron". I configure the vnc by adding vino-server to the autostarted app. I accessing the display only via VNC, so I removed the monitor and ir worked fine. When ...
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VNC Setup over SSH

can someone provide a step by step for vnc setup on ubuntu 10.10 desktop. I have ssh access to it at the moment with root user. I tried installing vnc4server package, then after that did a vncpasswd ...
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Remote Desktop doesn't work after upgrade?

After upgrade Ubundu 10.04 to 10.10, remote desktop doesn't work anymore. I've checked the settings (vino-preferences) and everything is Ok, but I still can't access remotely to the machine! Any ...
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Enable remote VNC from the commandline?

I have one computer running Ubuntu 10.04, and is running Vino, the default VNC server. I have a second Windows box which is running a VNC client, but does not have any X11 capabilities. I am ssh'd ...
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Best VNC client for remote desktop assistance?

Poll on best VNC / remote desktop software for assisting others on Windows/Mac machines from Ubuntu? I've heard good things about TeamViewer and Fog Creek Copilot, but I'm wondering if the included ...
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What free Remote Desktop (server) solutions are there?

I know Ubuntu comes with a "Remote Desktop" option that appears to be a straightforward VNC server, and I'm trying to understand the alternatives. Here are the possibilities I've heard about so far: ...
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Why does gnome-session crash my TightVNC session and how can I fix it? [closed]

I'm running ubuntu 9.10 x64, with the stock tightvncserver (1.3.9). When I start tightvncserver, I can connect with the windows tightvnc client and get the empty desktop with a single terminal. When ...
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VNC remote doesn't work with Ubuntu?

I was wondering if anyone has a workaround for VNC remote not working with Ubuntu running compiz. From what I can tell it works if I disable compiz effects, but who's not a fan of eye candy? Anyway, ...
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How to set up a headless server?

I have a ubuntu development server at work. It is an old rack server that is located somewhere in the company's dungeon, where nobody ever goes. The only way it can work is as a so-called headless ...