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

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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 ...