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

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TightVNC viewer closes erraticly after starting a program

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and connect with TightVNC viewer from Windows 10. It seems to go well, until I start a program, for example an internet explorer. It then just closes, with the message: "Connection ...
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how to make vncserver to listen on port 443

Greeting. I try to make vncserver listen on port 443 which is the https port. It does not work and it gives me this log file: $vncPort = 443 + $displayNumber; And the log file shows this error: ...
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tightvncserver autostart boot

Please keep in mind my beginner status, therefore i may require a 3rd grader explanation for my question... Here goes... I have installed tightvncserver on my new pine64 dev board running ubuntu 16.4,...
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Why can color setting affect VNC connection?

By following the post Cannot VNC to KVM Guest, I managed to connect to my guest VM through VNC. But, it's just weird that color setting can lead to an unexpected close of VNC connections. I would like ...
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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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Getting Vino working on Lubuntu

I'm trying to get Vino up and running on Lubuntu 16.04 and not having success. I've installed Vino, and run the vino-preferences applet to configure Vino. I've set the applet to always be shown. What ...
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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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Ubuntu 16.04 unity Vnc Doesnt Works? [closed]

I have Installed vnc server on ubuntu 16.04 unity Desktop. When i wanna to connect from windows vnc client to my ubuntu server, I cant see ubuntu unity Louncher i can see only desktop icons . Is ...
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vncserver grey screen ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Greeting. I am on ubuntu 16.04 LTS. It is an amazon EC2 instance I got grey screen upon installing and starting the vncserver I try many suggestion regarding this issue but still cant get it work.... ...
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Ubuntu Server 16.04 GUI (xfce4)

I want to install xfce4 on my Ubuntu Server 16.04. The Problem is that the Server stopped working with the Command apt-get install xubuntu-desktop So i read that i can install xfce4 apt-get install ...
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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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Connecting to Kubuntu Desktop server running x11vnc [on hold]

I need to use the desktop enviroment of Kubuntu. I installed a vnc program on my host server. x11vnc (apt-get install x11vnc) and set up a password. (x11vnc -storepasswd) Um, what now?
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Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop Sharing (VNC) encryptiom / auth problem

I know this has been discussed, but I can not find a permanent fix. I enabled desktop sharing, unchecked "manually approve every access", set a password, and I'm trying from the local network, or via ...
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I can't find the file /.vnc/xstartup?

I'm using ubuntu 14.04. I have installed the VNC by using this command sudo apt-get install vnc4server I have tested the connection and it working and the terminal of other system got open. Now I'...
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Vino on Lubuntu 16.04 - Problems

I have a new installation of Lubuntu 16.04, and want to install Vino on it. After installing, I can open vino-preferences and configure - but the vino server itself won't start. When attempting to ...
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Providing Static IP doesn't let FTP and VNC work

I sometimes use FTP to browse the contents of my phone using "FTP Server" app in android. I wanted to provide static IP to the network so it doesn't keep changing and I can remember just that one and ...
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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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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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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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x11vnc session with virtual display results in grey screen

Sooooo, I've scoured the entire inter webs for a solution for this but no luck so far, so this is pretty much my last resort :') There is no display attached to the computer so I open a display ...
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Remote Desktop - xfce4 works but gnome & ubuntu do not

~/.vnc/xstartup Using xfce4 works: if which startxfce4 > /dev/null; then exec startxfce4 fi Using gnome / ubuntu does not work: if [ -r "$HOME/.Xresources" ] then xrdb "$HOME/....
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Getting black screen when connected with x11vnc

I'm trying to run an x11vnc server so that someone can connect remotely to my computer, but I'm having trouble getting it to work. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and testing the VNC server by using Vinagre to ...
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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 ~/.vnc/...
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How can I enable client clipboard support in x11vnc?

I'm using x11vnc in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. My client is TightVNC from Windows. From the TightVNC client, I can copy text from the Ubuntu desktop or terminal and paste it into the Windows environment. ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Network-manager and XRDP

I have a test deployment of 16.04 desktop in Hyper-V, as I'm planning a home deployment. I've noticed that when I setup a VPN connection in Network-Manager directly in hyper-v console, I receive no ...
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VNC Error: Xsession: unable to start X session: Help!

I have run into a bit of trouble whilst installing tightvnc server on my new VPS which is running ubuntu 14.04 As I am a linux newbie, I used this guide https://tjosm.com/47/setup-remote-desktop-...
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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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How to install desktop and VNC?

I am trying to install desktop and VNC but I keep getting errors.. So first I execute: sudo apt-get update then: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop but I keep getting this errors: Setting up ...
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How to copy text from RHEL gedit inside vncviewer back to local Ubuntu desktop gedit?

My Question Copying text from inside the gedit app inside the vncviewer is not making its way out to the X CLIPBOARD from the vncviewer. What is the fix for this? Below are my configuration details, ...
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Is there a LiveCD that contains TeamViewer that works out-of-the-box? If not, how can I generate one?

Is there a Ubuntu distribution that comes with TeamViewer (or similar VNC based service) that is as foolproof as possible?
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Help: VNC via VPN connection on local VM

Yea you read that correctly... What I want to achieve is the following: Have a lightweight VM running which VPNs into my work network... And then run a VNC session on my local machine that tunnels ...
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Xubuntu X11VNC and Vino VNC - Broken Text and Menus

Can someone please help me figure out why does the text and menus look broken when I connect to my Ubuntu 14.04 installation via X11VNC or Vino Image:
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Fixing smb login, disk permissions, and remote access

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS to replace my hackintosh setup because my ZFS drive had slow connections. Since switching over, data seems to be transferring much smoother so I'm very happy. However,...
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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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Google chrome or chromium error

Installing google chrome or chromium on ubuntu 15.10 VPS (OpenVZ, VNC) but getting below error. # google-chrome & /usr/bin/google-chrome: line 64: /dev/fd/62: No such file or directory /usr/bin/...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Running over VNC service grey screen

Essentially, when I open up my VNC viewer (in this case I am using the service Weaved but I don't think Weaved is the problem) I only see a grey screen. I have tried many of the suggested options, but ...
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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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Vnc server 1006 Support

I'm trying to create an environment opennebula with this guide. I doing step by step and I was stuck. When I want to connect to my machine via VNC I get an error : Failed to connect to server (code: ...
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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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accessing a session via VNC without that session being visible locally

When I remotely connect to my workstation in my office via my laptop using VNC/vino, you can see everything I'm doing via my laptop on my workstation in my office. On my laptop I am using tightVNC to ...
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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 Ubuntu,...
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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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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 "...