VNC viewer enables you to connect to a specific remote computer and control it.

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Client image freeze against Intel AMT KVM Ubuntu machine!

Server: HP Elitebook 8440p Ubuntu 14.04.2 Kernel 3.19 Intel AMT KVM v6 Client: Windows 8.1 Intel Manageability Commander Tool Mesh Edition (latest per 2015-03-19 cirka) + UltraVNC or Realvnc ...
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Cannot VNC to KVM Guest

I am trying to install Ubuntu desktop in a KVM guest on my Ubuntu server host. Both version 14.04 and 64-bit. I got through the virt-install ok sudo virt-install -n desktop -r 1024 --disk ...
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VNC viewer grey screen since upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 from Ubuntu 12

Before we begin, please excuse my complete ignorance, I am a relative novice to system administration. I know there are a few posts so far about Ubuntu 14.04 messing with VNC connections. So far my ...
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What else command lines do I need to start GNOME Shell?

I installed GNOME Shell in a headless server running ubuntu 14.04 LTS using steps in http://linuxg.net/how-to-install-gnome-3-12-on-ubuntu-gnome-14-04-trusty-tahr/. I want to start it in a vnc viewer ...
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Is there any chance to copy&paste non-text data between Windows and gnome desktop?

I use Windows to remotely connect to a ubuntu machine via gnome VNC desktop. We know that we can add a line of autocutsel -fork in the ~/.vnc/xstartup to enable copy&paste text between Windows and ...
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Cant connect to vnc server (Red hat) to vnc viewer (lubuntu)

Im googled out and must have read all the posts here. I have a redhat server that has a vncserver running (it is pretty much lock down and the server comes up on boot and works perfectly fine when ...
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VNCviewer to Ubuntu Desktop 14.04

I have recently setup Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 on a vm. This server needs to be accessed by multiple users from different location. With this requirement, i have installed vncviewer on my labtop and have ...
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How to configure view-only mode when using Tigervnc server?

I want to setup VNC server (Tigervnc). I would like to give a view-only VNC access to the users. Referring to these links, it seems that RealVNC and UltraVNC support view-only mode. RealVNC ...
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How to create dconf site setting file to disable all Super Key assignments

The site https://wiki.gnome.org/Projects/dconf/SystemAdministrators indicates that there is a method to install a single file to override the defaults provided with GNOME in a proper manner from an ...
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All dimentions for vncserver geometry

I would like to figure out all the screen sizes supported by xterm geometry. Is there a command by which I can list all supported sizes. currently in my xstartup script I provide the line xterm ...
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What do I need for remotely accessing my Ubuntu 14.04 machine?

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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Ubuntu not display the remote desktop properly?

I am using: PuTTY [release 0.63] TightVNC Viewer for windows [version 2.7.10] windows server 2012 r2 on Windows Azure. To connect remote desktop of my Ubuntu machine on windows azure [Ubuntu ...
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VNCviewer tunneling command failed

command: vncviewer -via 192.168.x.x@administrator localhost:0 ssh: connect to host administrator port 22: No route to host vncviewer: Tunneling command failed: /usr/bin/ssh -f -L 5599:localhost:5900 ...
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Tunneled XVNC connection to Ubuntu 13.04 from Windows 7 client — painfully slow!

I recently upgraded to UBUNTU 13.04. Prior to the upgrade I was effectively using xrdp to access my unity 2d (gnome-fallback-session) desktop from my windows 7 client. With the upgrade my ...
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How to run multiple terminals on remote ubuntu server through ultravnc?

I am trying to simultaneously run multiple instances of my application from terminal on remote ubuntu server. Single terminal is required for running a single instance of application. I am accessing ...
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tunneling x11vnc through ssh on a non standard port to ubuntu computer tightvnc

I have been stuck with setting up my virtual desktop on my ubuntu laptop. I am running ubuntu to ubuntu with x11vnc I start the process on my laptop as follows: " ssh -L5904:localhost:5900 -p Port ...
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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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X forwarding from Ubuntu Server Ed to Windows 7

The Goal: I would like to open a program from my ubuntu server in my windows 7 desktop. Steps Taken: Putty > SSH > X11 check 'enable port forwarding' I have started VNC Viewer in listening mode ...
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Colours/Background messed up in VNC Viewer

I've set up vncserver on my new build and I can connect using RealVNC VNC Viewer, however the colours are a bit off and it looks kind of awful. See this screenshot: What can I do to put this right? ...
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Does vncviewer require X locally?

Does vncviewer require an X server to work? I have installed Ubuntu Server 12.04, as well as the xtightvncviewer package. When running vncviewer, it claims that it cannot find the display.
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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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Help: cannot install a gz package on Ubuntu 12.10 64-bit

I am a new Ubuntu user. I'm trying to install a package in a file called VNC-Viewer-5.0.3-Linux-x86.gz. I keep having problems. The package is in my folder: ...
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Authentication Failure when using any VNC Viewer (Windows) with VNC Server on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm new to VNC on Linux and have been following these general instructions to try connect to my Ubuntu 12.04 VPS and view the Linux GUI, but have been getting authentication failure messages when ...
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Installing VNC server/client in Ubuntu 12.04

I want to install VNC server/client with the GUI in Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin. I found a tutorial for this task. But if I followed this tutorial I will lose my Unity desktop and ends with a Gnome ...
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How do I control remote Windows 7 machine? VNC/RDP/?

I have a Windows 7 laptop that's going out and about and I'd like to be able to admin' it from my Ubuntu (precise) desktop. While the laptop is in my office I can use Gnome's "Remote Desktop Viewer" ...
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Creating .desktop file

I have tried to create a .desktop file to run vncviewer (tight vnc connecting to a mac). I have entered below into the file. [Desktop Entry] Version=x.y Name=VNCViewer Comment=This is my comment ...
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display xubuntu desktop on android tablet

I want to use my android tablet as a secondary display for my Xubuntu laptop, not to mirror the laptop but as an additional desktop -- I do not need to drag windows from one to the other, and it is ...
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Why does TightVNC viewer lag in 12.04? [closed]

After installing UBUNTU 12.04 (TightVNC Viewer version 1.3.9) I noticed that vnc is really slow (latency) even though I have a gigabyte network Ethernet connection. I'm running TightVNC Viewer version ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 desktop, VNC viewer not refreshing screen

I've had this issues across multiple machines and multiple versions of Ubuntu desktop (all 10.04 or later). Usually it happens with an old laptop I've put Ubuntu on but now it's happening on my ...
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How to have vncviewer connections open in maximized window?

I use sshplus to handle vnc connection, using a command line argument such as: vncviewer host:port -FullColour -passwd /home/.vnc/passwd Everything works, but I'd like to have its window ...