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

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Connect to sftp/ssh via nautilus during a VNC session

Im having an issues where I cannot connect to an sftp/ssh server via nautilus/files during a VNC session. When I am standing at the terminal it works just fine! But over VNC I get an error stating ...
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How to configure xstartup of VNC to see Ubuntu desktop in VNC viewer? Thanks

How to configure xstartup of VNC to see Ubuntu desktop in VNC viewer? Thanks. Unity is required as I know. Need unity-2d? Thanks.
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14.04 VNC xstartup file

I updated to 14.04 to do some testing, and now VNC is hosed. I installed gnome-classic to see if that helped but it did not. Here is my xstartup: !/bin/sh Uncomment the following two lines for normal ...
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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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Using VNC from tablet to use as second monitor/input

I'm running this on kubuntu. So here's what I'm trying to do: I have an old 10" Android tablet that's not really good for much other than painful browsing and watching videos on. But it can access my ...
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Create x11vnc password file with both admin and viewonly password on 12.0.4LTS

Using Ubuntu 12.0.4 LTS and need to enable x11vnc access with admin and viewonly access based on which vnc password is supplied. The x11vnc server gets started out of /etc/lightdm/start via: ...
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Gnome 3.10 sharing desktop — how to configure the security type for VNC?

The facts: I had a configuration for sharing my desktop that worked till the recent update of Gnome desktop to use sgnome-shell 3.10. I used to connect to my machine form a Windows one using TightVNC ...
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x11vnc server with Xubuntu show black screen in client

I am running Xubuntu 13.10 (monitor attached) with x11vnc 0.9.13-1.1 run with the following options: x11vnc -gui tray=setpass -rfbport PROMPT -bg -o %HOME/.x11vnc.log.%VNCDISPLAY I have also ...
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How can I stream my screen to other computers?

I am looking for something like the TightVnc Projector but cross-platform and free if possible. I have seen stuff like iTALC but it was hard to setup on Windows and long-winded for what I need. all ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 Normal Desktop [closed]

I have a few computers running Ubuntu 12.04. Have a xstartup that works fine and I get a complete desktop when logging via vnc. Use this file for 14.04 final beta an just get get a terminal window on ...
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Wanting to set up a VNC connection between my Linux Laptop and Windows desktop

So I recently received a new laptop and loaded up ubuntu on it. I take it with me to class so I can work on my projects away from my desk at home. However, I was hoping I could find a way to be able ...
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No monitor 12.04 LTS change Resolution VNC

I have a box, that runs Ubuntu 12.04. I connect it with a VNC client. It always go down to the default resolution because I don't have a monitor connected. Is there any way I can change the resolution ...
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Desktop sharing options for Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity

I would like to be able to access my office Ubuntu 12.04 machine from home, from a Mac Mini with Mac OSX. I have a VPN and I am able to access my office machine over SSH, so connectivity is not a ...
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Why can't I see the contents of “trash:///” over VNC?

I've got a box running Ubuntu 13.10 Desktop and I've set up VNC on there with the following in my xstartup file: #!/bin/sh unset SESSION_MANAGER gnome-session –session=gnome-classic & ...
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Right-click copy with x11vnc server [closed]

Noob here. Can't get right-click copy to work with x11vnc server. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 Beta2 LTS with the default lightdm and unity desktop, and currently have x11vnc server starting before ...
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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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Missing password-asking dialog popup on session via VNC-SSH

I've almost got to have a remote Ubuntu Desktop working exactly as id it was a local session, but still can't solve a little issue wich is driving me crazy. I have a remote machine with Ubuntu ...
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Firefox closing automatically after logout vnc connection

Firefox is closing automatically after logout vnc connection. How can I set Firefox to run all the time, and not only when I am connected through vnc?
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VNC session very slow in 12.04 compared to older versions

I have a 12.04 X64 Desktop install on a machine where I previously had 10.10. Previously I've used both the built-in vino and tightvncserver to provide the VNC session. I connect to them using Chicken ...
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Remote connection

I have many pcs on my job running Vnc for remote access, and I use Ubuntu 13.10, Which way is best for this connection pcs? Is there any program that could use
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How to copy/paste text from remote system?

I used to access a remote system via VNC viewer, but when I copy some text from the remote system and paste it in my text editor(local system), nothing happens. Do I need to install any additional ...
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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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No Launcher or bars on desktop when running from a VPS

I'm using tightVNC on Ubuntu 12.10 and can see and change the desktop background pic. I can also press f3 to get a file viewer. But there is no topbar or left side launcher. I do not think its an ...
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VNC Viewer several operations do not work

I have 2 PCs (both Ubuntu 13.10). If I conntect from one PC to the other using vncviewer I cannot do several operations: multiple select with mouseclick (SHIFT or CTRL) does not work - only one item ...
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How to configure VNC on a remote Ubuntu server?

I am currently in the process of creating a Ubuntu server with Rackspace cloud and I am trying to configure this server for VNC over SSH on my MacBook Air. Here is a summary of what I am trying to ...
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Best VNC/remote desktop application?

I have been looking for a fast, well supported VNC or remote desktop application to view my windows machine desktop from my ubuntu laptop. Any suggestions for me?
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Getting grey hash screen when using RDP into my server

I've just installed Ubuntu Server 12.04 - this is my first ever outing with Linux; this may well be a simple question.... :) (on a different note, i LOVE this apt-get stuff!) I have installed the ...
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Unity launcher doesn't appear in VNC session

I'd like to have a unity desktop accessible via VNC on a precise server machine I have running. I installed the ubuntu-desktop package. I'm launching a VNC session with the following in my ...
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VPN Connection only for specific service or port

I rented a Virtual Machine and i want to use an VPN Service inside for privacy like Hidemyass & Co. I connect to the VM via VNC, but everytime i switch on the VPN in the VM the VNC connection ...
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xrdp / VNC crashing

I am trying to setup XRDP on my Ubuntu 12.04 box that I set up for myself. It has 2GB of RAM and 2 CPU cores dedicated to it. The problem I'm having has something to do with either OpenVZ improperly ...
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Is it possible to connect to login screen on console session via VNC or RDP?

Following the instructions from Use xrdp to connect to desktop session, I've set up xrdp/vino so that if I'm logged on at the console, I can remote in and share the desktop. However, my question is ...
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RealVNC over haguichi/hamachi. ubuntu 12.04 client, windows 7 server

Afternoon all i have 2 vm boxes running on my windows box at home that i am able to successfully ssh into over hamachi/haguichi, how ever with RealVNC hosted on my windows box and using the Linux ...
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x11vnc and screen help

hello all i am asking once again for a little help. here is my question i am trying to run a x11vnc the thing is i want it to be launched with a service command but not at startup and as well i want ...
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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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Lubuntu - Customize Look and Feel Freezes

I'm using RealVNC to access a full lubuntu desktop. The mouse is an "X" so I go to "customize look and feel" in lubuntu and it freezes. Can't seem to figure out why this is happening. Maybe something ...
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Ubuntu Wireless Issue - Broadcom 14e4:4319 / 14e4:4320 - broke then fixed then broke

Dear Ubuntu Community, I was having as issue with my broadcom wireless card, model: Broadcom Corporation BCM4318 [AirForce 54g] 802.11a/b/g PCI Express Transceiver [14e4:4319] (rev 02) Broadcom ...
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font size on HTPC, with VNC

I use ubuntu to run a home-theater PC at home. I simply use the ubuntu desktop, and run vlc and chrome-browser on the TV. This works fine for us. I'd like to sometimes log into the machine with VNC, ...
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how to start VNC service remotely without first logging into Ubuntu 12.04 locally

I tried the answers other similar queuest in Ask Ubuntu, but didn't get it to work. I reboot Ubuntu 12.04. I remote in using SSH, and do /usr/lib/vino/vino-server to start VNC service. UltraVNC ...
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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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No login box for xrdp

I am trying to connect to my Linux desktop using RDP from a Windows 7 laptop. I have installed XRDP and this is running. Connecting using RDP client in Windows brings up a blank screen with no login ...
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remote desktop connection from ubuntu to ubuntu

I am having two ubuntu13.10 machines in the same network and just want to access one machine from the other remotely. Actually I opened the 'Desktop Sharing' and I checked out all the necessary ...
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Port forwarding using SSH with different users: how to debug connection problems?

I have a server setup up with Ubuntu 12.10. Got everything working nicely except for one thing: SSH port forwarding. I use the following command to forward some VNC server to my PC: ssh -L ...
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Blank screen when trying to connect to VNC

I've installed on my VPS machine VNC-GNOME to remote access the graphical system so I've my Ubuntu (V 13.10) and I did this steps but I'm getting blank screen every time I'm trying to login This is ...
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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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Xubuntu 13.10 position of remote cursor (teamviewer, x11vnc) does not change

I am using Xubuntu 13.10 and want to remotely access this machine. Everything works fine except that the mouse courser position doesn't change on the remote system if I move it on the server machine ...
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x11vnc terminates with X Error BadCursor

Running Ubuntu 12.04 on a Xen VPS, I'm trying to set up a VNC access to a virtual display: Xvfb :99 -screen 0 800x600x8 & export DISPLAY=:99 xeyes & x11vnc -usepw -display :99 -forever & ...
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Log into Ubuntu from my Mac over VNC

OK. Using SSL/SSH Viewer and tapping in the IP address, I can fully screen share my MAC Mini which is upstairs, in fact, I'm writing this question right now in the OSX environment on my Laptop screen ...
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How can I improve my remote computer visualization?

Here is the thing guys: I enabled my GNOME Desktop Sharing 3.4.2 on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and installed the VNC Viewer software on my Windows 7 Desktop. I can actually access the Ubuntu remotely, but I ...
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How can I fix this vncserver startup script?

I've been working on getting multiple remote desktops up-and-running on my new installation of Ubuntu 12.04.3 by following this guide: ...