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

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Connect (rdp) debian server from linux mint machine [on hold]

I am trying to have desktop access to a debian server through my linux machine (using remmina as the software). Till now I have the necessary credentials to create a ssh connection. So far I have done ...
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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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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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Unable to use VNC with virtual machine [on hold]

I need help connecting to my Kali lab machine via VNC. Thanks
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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 to unlock remote screen via vnc?

On Lubuntu I installed Vino as vnc server. I connect to it from Linux Mint in the same LAN using Remmina. It works fine. When the screen is locked on the remote computer, which it does after been ...
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SSH: Permission denied, please try again. While tryng to connect to remote 12.04 server

I'm having quite the head ache because of this. The day before yesterday I rented a VPS at atlantic. They provided me with vnc and root's ssh credentials. I could only login through a VNC viewer ...
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What do I need for remotely accessing my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop?

I am at a loss as to how to set up my machine for remote connection. Do I need to install a VNC server (which one?) or is Vino (installed by default) enough? I opened Desktop Sharing Preferences ...
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15.10 VNC / Team Viewer control issues

I'm running 15.10 fully patched and updated. I have a Teamviewer business license and I'm trying to connect from both a PC and Mac to my Ubuntu machine. The screen comes up but I am unable to see ...
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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.
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Couldn't start Xtightvnc trying default font path - VNCServer

I installed VNC, using sudo apt-get install xfce4 xfce4-goodies tightvncserver But I can't start it, when I enter vncserver I'm getting error message as Couldn't start Xtightvnc; trying default ...
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x11vnc Frozen when I log out of current user

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 installation running x11vnc for remote administration. I have a Public User account and and Administrator account. The Public User account is used for public access in a ...
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X11vnc service is running but client can´t find server

I want to set up a headless server and connect to it from a laptop (Windows). It is running Kubuntu 15.04 and I installed X11vnc by this description: ...
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Regularly changing screen resoution - potential problems

I frequently connect to my home computer using VNC. I connect from computers with different monitor resolutions. I like to run my VNC client in full-screen mode, so as a result I'm frequently changing ...
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Server, Remote Login, SSH?

Two Things. I'm trying to setup multiple server applications on Ubuntu With Terminal using SSH. I need to be able to use some form of login to the applications VNC, (having trouble with) SSH GREAT, ...
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Remmina VNC doesn't connect to remote machine

I need to connect to a workstation from a personal machine but don't have any luck with it. The workstation is also Ubuntu 14.04. My personal machine: Remmina 0.9.99.1, Ubuntu 14.04. The window I ...
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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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During VNC/SSH, push VGA output from host machine

[Very short version: Is it possible to "push" video from the VGA port of a host machine while accessing said machine via VNC or SSH?] I have been experimenting with an old ThinkPad T60 laptop as a ...
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Connect from Windows 10 to Ubuntu 15.04 using Windows Remote Desktop?

I have looked for this issue on this forum, but most of the information seems to be at least 2-3 years outdated. Hence I made a new post. I currently have a VPS running Ubuntu 15.04 (64bit) and I ...
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How to start VPN on Ubuntu server that is remotely controlled by VNC-viewer?

How to start VPN on Ubuntu server (in order to change server IP address) that is remotely controlled by VNC-viewer? I use Expressvpn and this guide: ...
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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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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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Cannot browse network while in VNC

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I installed desktop with minimum recommended software. I've also installed VNCServer which works fine. When I physically log on I can use the "Browse Network" in ...
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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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VNC Login on Headless Ubuntu Desktop 15.10

I'm trying to get my computer running without a monitor so that it is accessible using VNC. I've set up x11vnc (as discussed here https://help.ubuntu.com/community/VNC/Servers#x11vnc) and have it all ...
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Unity doesn't work on VNC server under 14.04 LTS

After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, I find the Unity destkop in vnc4server never works as it did under Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Here is my ~/.vnc/xstartup for vnc4server: #!/bin/sh xrdb $HOME/.Xresources ...
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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. ...
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How do I restrict a user to a specific thin client?

I am using 10 thin clients on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with an xdmcp server. All thin clients display all user names and allow any client login with any user account. Even two or more thin clients login with ...
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14.04 - Remote Desktop/Control to Headless Ubuntu Desktop

Apologies if this has been asked many times, but there seems to be a variety of options for remote desktop onto a headless machine running 14.04 LTS (Desktop) I don't have much experience with ...
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How can I use the host's keyboard for a 'remote' SSH session from a tablet computer?

The perhaps slight odd requirement is this: I have a computer running Ubuntu I have an iPad from which I can SSH into said computer I'd like to use the iPad as an extra terminal screen Things I ...
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dpkg error processing packages, cannot complete install desktop/GUI from terminal

I've rented a VPS with ubuntu 14.04 LTS and have googled my way to tutorials and basic terminal knowledge. I want to set up a ubunutu desktop so I can also navigate using TightVNC. This whole process ...
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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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Is it possible to VNC into a separate desktop?

I'm currently running Ubuntu 15.10 on my home-theater and I'm frequently using Remmina Remote Desktop Client to manage the box. Since the home-theater is frequently in use playing it's video duties, ...
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How to setup x11vnc to access with graphical login screen?

I have a server running Ubuntu 12.10 and need to be able to remote to this server without being logged-in. I have found many solutions, but none seem to work with 12.10. Can anyone give me ...
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Set VNC geometry on client side

I have different devices that I want to use with the same user. Doing this: VNCSERVERS="1:someuser" VNCSERVERARGS[1]="-geometry 1440x900" VNCSERVERS="2:someuser" VNCSERVERARGS[2]="-geometry ...
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WiFi Mouse Remote Desktop RDP on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am trying to get WiFi Mouse Remote Desktop feature to work on my system and it says that I have to run the a RDP but is really vague on the requirements. I have Remmina Remote Desktop Client but am ...
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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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Desktop not showing well using vncserver on ubuntu 15.10

Currently using ubuntu 15.10 on azure and installed the gnome and vnc4server latest version on ubuntu. Please find log file below: Current VNC client screen: enter image description here $ cat ...
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VNC desktop only change size of screen not resolution

Im using Ubuntu 14.04 TLS, vnc4server and from my laptop real vnc Everything works fine, except resolution, i can change from 800x600 to 1440x900 and the only change i see is the size of the screen, ...
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SSH stays open remotely? [duplicate]

When connecting to a server, is there a way to keep the SSH console open once disconnected? Or is there a program that does that, and that lets me connect back into where I left? This situation can ...
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vnc server gray out in ubuntu 15 [duplicate]

Currently running Ubuntu 15.10 on azure and Installed vnc4server and gnome group packages but still screen showing gray out. configuration file is define below: $cat .vnc/xstartup unset ...
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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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How to Install and enable VNC server on Ubuntu 15.10

I am trying to find an easy straight forward method to install VNC server on my Ubuntu 15.10 VM. I've tried using the built-in desktop sharing and not working for me. Is there an up to date method ...
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VNC grey screen and start on boot 12.04

I have 12.04 LTS installed and I am trying to get VNC to work. I want to be able to connect to existing sessions, and have it start on boot. I followed this guide and have left a comment to try and ...
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How to go about diagnosing a vnc-crashing problem?

What are the steps most people take to diagnose a vnc issue in which the session keeps crashing constantly? My specific issue is discussed more here (and here), but since that question wasn’t getting ...
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VNC to Ubuntu 14.04 receiving

I have tried almost everything possible to get this fixed and keep running it to the same issue. This is the latest code: #[ -x /etc/vnc/xstartup ] && exec /etc/vnc/xstartup #[ -r ...
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Remote desktop from Win to Lubuntu via x11vnc

I have 2 questions bothering me: I've configured SSH connection from windows to lubuntu, and installed x11vnc and tightVNC viewer (and everything works) Problems: Why does starting x11vnc shows ...
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How to diagnose a vnc-crashing problem?

Tightvnc server keeps crashing on my dedicated Ubuntu server. The Ubuntu Unity main desktop is unaffected, but the tightvnc server crashes and takes down any program that was running in its (xfce) ...
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Does gnome-fallback.desktop require accelerated graphics in 13.10?

I am trying to run gnome-fallback.desktop under VncServer. After upgrading to 13.10, my VNC no longer works - it just shows an empty terminal window, with no session. These are the sessions that I ...
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How To Start VNC Session With Gnome Desktop?

I'm trying to start a VNC session with the Gnome Desktop as follows: Server Side Configure .vnc/xstartup file to: #!/bin/sh # Uncomment the following two lines for normal desktop: # unset ...