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

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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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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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Slow VNC / Desktop Sharing Performance from Windows to 13.10

Running 13.10 and trying to connect from a Windows box over VNC. The performance is incredibly slow even over a LAN connection. Is there anything I can do to fix this or at least improve it?
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SSH tunneling with relay and dynamic IPs

I am trying to achieve a vnc connection through ssh tunnel from a computer on a private network, and to another one on another private network, using a public server as relay. It can be graphically ...
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vncserver - software acceleration check failed

tl;dr - VNC Server log has error "software acceleration check failed" I just installed vncserver on Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty) Here's my xstartup config file #!/bin/sh # Uncomment the following two ...
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Desktop remote control unable to access my account

I'm trying to access via remote desktop (with VNC since RDP doesn't work...) to my work account. On my work computer there are 4 accounts and every time I try to login, it logs me in to an account ...
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Alternative for NX server?

In past I used to use NX server and client to remotely connect multiple users to one Linux machine. It was a nice gimmick as even though it was the same machine every user had his own desktop ...
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Ubuntu to Windows remote desktop problem

I just got a desktop PC recently, and installed Ubuntu. Problem is the desktop had to be put in the basement, and I have satellite internet so I have to watch my data usage. I have a laptop upstairs ...
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VNC Server Missing and UFW disabled and iptables empty after update?

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 computer in the other room that I remote into using Remmina Remote Desktop Client and VNC on another Ubuntu 12.04 desktop. It worked about 1 month ago. Now Remmina hangs at ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Remmina connect to Mac with different display resolution

I'm trying to connect via VNC Remote Desktop using Remmina from my Desktop Ubuntu 16.04 (1920x1080) to a MacBookPro Retina (1440x900). The connection seems to work but I cannot scale and Mac's Desktop ...
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Xrdp login failed

I Am trying to login to Ubuntu machine from windows using RDP. Installed xrdp and tight vnc but while connecting am getting following error xrdp_mm_process_login_response:login failed Steps ...
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keyboard not accepting input after opening Chrome or Chromium in VNC session in Ubuntu 15

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 and 15.04 on a couple of servers that I admin and access using VNC sessions most of the time. When I open Chrome or Chromium in these machines, the system asks me to unlock ...
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Is there a way to whitlist ip's and block everything else

So i'm running ubuntu on my vps. But the problem is that i have kids trying to figure out the password of the FTP connection and the VNC connection. (with succes). Now i want to ask is there a way to ...
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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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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: $ cat .vnc/myhost1\:1.log --cut-- ...
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VNC on inactive X display

My girlfriend's computer recently broke, and so I decided to add a user profile for her on my machine. The idea was that I could log into my GUI session, switch to her user account and still be able ...
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No internet Ubuntu 13.4 on Android

I fail to set up my Virtual Network Computing for Ubuntu running on android device. I have command line but I have no internet access despite wireless interface is connected. apt-get update ...
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Vnc Ubuntu 14.04 destop don't show menus icon

Just like the picture shows above, no application icon showed in the taskbar, my /home/sdfsd/.vnc/xstartup file are like this: #!/bin/sh export XKL_XMODMAP_DISABLE=1 unset SESSION_MANAGER unset ...
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How to generically scale an X11 app?

I've got a high dpi laptop screen and many apps are painfully hard to read. The display runs at 3200x1800. Some apps support scaling such as chrome, but some do not (such as rdesktop). In trying to ...
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Cannot install xserver-xorg-video-dummy on Ubuntu14.04

I don't like to post questions but I've spent hours searching and am in dire need of help! I'm trying to run Ubuntu 14.04 headless and remotely login via VNC from Windows. I've read many posts that ...
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Connecting to Ubuntu server on AWS EC2 - grey screen for desktop

I have fired up on AWS EC2 a Ubuntu instance. Result of lsb_release -a is: No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: ...
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GUI not working properly on VNC connection

I am trying to set up an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS desktop to allow multiple simultaneous VNC users at once and followed this tutorial: ubuntu 14.10 multiple Simultaneous independent remote (desktop like ) ...
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x11vnc and lightdm on headless 16.04

I need to access a remote xenial machine with x11vnc sudo apt-get install lightdm x11vnc installed the necessary parts. Then, I created a password with sudo x11vnc -storepasswd yourVNCpasswordHERE ...
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Ubuntu server 16.04 VNC only showing terminal and a file explorer window

I recently installed Ubuntu server 16.04 and tried to get vnc running with gnome-core running as the user environment. Initially after installation I only got the classic gray screen when logging into ...
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How to stop x11vnc from shutting down when I log out?

At boot I have sudo x11vnc -xkb -noxrecord -forever -noxfixes -noxdamage -display :0 -auth /var/run/lightdm/root/:0 -usepw run via init.d It works and shows me the login prompt when I use a 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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x11vnc configuration with SSH

I have followed after those steps of setting up the x11vnc, Run the following to install: sudo apt-get install x11vnc sudo x11vnc -storepasswd **yourVNCpasswordHERE** /etc/x11vnc.pass sudo nano ...
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VNC and Lubuntu

I'm trying to install a VNC server on a Lubuntu 14.04 install, but nothing works. I have tried the official documentation, as well as some other pages. I googled around and read some Stack Exchange's ...
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Auto run GUI application on startup

I've set up an Ubuntu chroot on my NAS (a Synology DS214play) to run JDownloader 2. I've installed vnc4server and set it up to run on NAS startup and it works smoothly. I've installed LXDE which ...
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How to make x11vnc run on multiple clients independently?

I have installed x11vnc on my ubuntu machine. Below is its x11vnc.conf script : start on login-session-start script /usr/bin/x11vnc -shared -xkb -forever -auth /var/run/lightdm/root/:0 -display :0 ...
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How to make VNC Server work with ubuntu-desktop without xfce

I have Ubuntu Server LTS 14.04 and I want to know whether it's possible to install vnc4server and make it work with ubuntu-desktop (and not xubuntu-desktop) without installing xfce4. I think I have ...
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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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No console login prompt in Xenial VM on KVM host

I just installed a fresh VM using Xenial beta mini.iso installation like I do for any Ubuntu based VM on my KVM based virtualisation host, but this VM doesn't show console login prompt on (KVM) VNC ...
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Remote desktop/remote display viewer for Ubuntu Touch devices?

I was wondering, is there a tool that I could run on Ubuntu Desktop, and be connected to an Ubuntu Touch device through a remote desktop (or remote display) application, such that mouse clicks are ...
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VNC connect to background user

Is it somehow possible to allow local VNC connection to background user to other people while I'm myself working as the main user?
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gnome-session-Unity logs - VNC connection messages

I recently realized that my 'Desktop Sharing' was turned on and as a result there were numerous Brute Force attacks on my system. Going through the gnome-session-Unity logs I have searched to see if ...
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I failed to connect to my PC using VNC

I had installed vnc4server and opened port 5901, then typed vnc4server, but when I loged into the desktop, it was all blank.
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How to install and enable at startup a VNC server on Kubuntu 15.10

What's the recommended way to install a VNC server on Kubuntu 15.10 x64, and configure it so that it runs at startup?
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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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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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HDMI screen gives “no signal” but VNC screen shows window manager correctly

My Ubuntu 12.04 kernel is running perfectly fine and even the desktop shows in all its glory when I connect via a VNC client from my Mac. It even recognizes my HDMI monitor that is physically plugged ...
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x11vnc auto-start not working after Upgrading to 16.04

x11vnc was working fine in 15.10, but after upgrading it doesn't work on startup Trying to manually run from terminal: $ /usr/bin/x11vnc -auth /var/run/sddm/:0 -forever -loop -noxdamage -repeat ...
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Using Remmina between two Ubuntu 14.04 Systems

I have a laptop and desktop running 14.04. I want to use Remmina to access either system depending on where I am. I want to be able to access them even when the other system is at the login screen. ...
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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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x11vnc: Ubuntu 14.04 unity desktop not responding to clicks

I successfully installed x11vnc on Ubuntu desktop 14.04. I am able to access the shared screen but there is no mouse or keyboard interaction. I created an upstart script to load x11vnc on startup ...
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How do I install a VNC server?

I want to install some VNC server on my ubuntu 12.04. which one is the best / recommended? how do i configure it? all i want is to be able to connect my desktop computer through my laptop. i want ...
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X11VNC Systemd Service

I'm experiencing an issue with /etc/systemd/service/x11vnc.service: [Unit] Description=Start x11vnc at startup. Requires=gdm.service After=gdm.service [Service] Type=simple ...
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How to VNC into current session, instead of creating a new one (from mac)?

I have setup my ubuntu machine to allow remote connections using the default "Desktop Sharing Preferences" panel, and then I used Mac's VNC viewer Share Screens to connect to it, and it works. ...
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How to run 2 instances of VNC with a desktop

I want to run 2 instances of VNC server with different desktop, the instance 5901 works with the desktop but not the 5902, I use gnome-core and vnc4server