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Can't activate screen sharing, after upgrade 16.04->18.04

Just upgraded from 16.04 to 18.04. When I reboot I came to Gnome, and it worked with screen sharing, but suddenly it froze then i use Remmina from another computer. The hole desktop froze, so I made a ...
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vino and other VNC servers installed/running at the same time

In Ubuntu >= 18, is there any conflict with installing vino and another VNC server (e.g., tigervnc-standalone-server or tightvncserver) at the same time? One may want this since vino and ...
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Unable to find ScreenSharing option in Settings on Ubuntu 20.04

Other people have a screen-sharing option in the settings->sharing. But I don't have it. From this answer, I realized that the minimal installation is the root cause. Although I have tried that ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 screen sharing is off, but I can VNC… weird?

I can connect to Ubuntu 18.04LTS via TigerVNC / vino-server. And when in a VNC session, I open Settings -> Sharing and I see Screen Sharing is Off. Does it make sense? I thought it should be On to ...
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Vino - how to add vnc password to gnome password manager

I've set Vino to use the keyring for the vnc password. I'm adding a password to Gnome Password Manager under Passwords >> Login I've tried to name the password different things, like: vino vino....
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What are the device numbers reported by lsof?

What are the device numbers reported by lsof? I read the man page, Identify devices from lsof, and this. Still I do not know what is its meaning. In particular, for this case, what can I infer from ...
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Why does RealVNC does not work with vino and encryption?

RealVNC on Ubuntu 18.04 does not work with vino and encryption because it gives the error authentication mechanism requested cannot be provided by the computer When I disable encryption then it works....
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Remote desktop connection to Ubuntu 20.4 using vino (from osx)

I am trying to connect to remote Ubuntu 20.04 machine. For the installation/configuration I can only use ssh. I have enabled screen sharing, and started the vino service through ssh via : /usr/lib/...
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Vino server stops when connecting to VPN after upgrade to 20.04

After I upgraded from 18.04 to 20.04, whenever I am making a connection to a VPN server (using Network Manager), vino-server will stop when the VPN connection is established. This did not happen in 18....
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Vino advertises TLS even when require-encryption is false

I have an old Xubuntu system which I administer remotely from a Windows machine using UltraVNC. This doesn't support encryption, but since it's on a local net this is acceptable, and it has worked ...
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crontab doesn't run vino-server

i'm trying to run vino-server from crontab: * * * * * /home/nvidia/run_vino.sh > /home/nvidia/LOG 2>&1 using this script: #! /bin/bash export DISPLAY=:0.0 xhost + nohup /usr/lib/vino/...
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Configure a VNC server on Ubuntu 19.10 desktop

I am trying to set up my Ubuntu Desktop to allow me to access it from my Windows 10 laptop. I installed the latest supported version of Ubuntu and it runs very nicely from the desktop. I simply ...
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19.10 Keyboard and mouse and monitor required to use Desktop Sharing?

In the past I've used tightvnc and tigervnc. I decided to try and use the built in desktop sharing feature of Ubuntu 19.10. It works great as long as the mouse and keyboard are plugged in. When they ...
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VNC Viewer: Invalid endpoint: port not correctly specified

I have enabled Screen Sharing on my Ubuntu with the default settings (Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS). My Ubuntu tells me I have to use the address: vnc://ZABBIX.local But when I try to connect with VNC Viewer ...
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Vino-server not starting after reboot

I need to connect to a remote server with Ubuntu 18.04LTS and vino-server. After reboot, the only way I found so far to connect via VNC is by first logging in at the console. So I cannot reboot ...
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Problems connecting to Vino server on Lubuntu from Windows 10 VNC client

I run Vino using these commands on my Lubuntu 18.04 machine: gsettings set org.gnome.Vino require-encryption false /usr/lib/vino/vino-server --display=:0 When I try to connect to machine from a ...
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Use different screen resolution in vncviewer session from the server

I have a 1920x1080 screen connected directly to my Ubuntu 18.04 LTS server. I am connecting to it via vino (server side) and vncviewer (client side, Win 10). In my client, I have a 1366x768 screen. ...
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Can I use Ubuntu 18.04 Screen sharing with vino with Mac OS X Mojave Screen Shareing

I've set up Screen sharing on my Ubuntu 18.04, and VPN'd into my network remotely from my Mac. However when entering the correct vnc://... from Screen Sharing on my Mac, I get a message saying that ...
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How to enable screen sharing when using networkd in netplan in Ubuntu 18.04.3?

I have configured a bond and 2 other network ports in my netplan configuration file, which works fine. The problem I face now is that I can not find a way to enable screen sharing since no networks ...
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Screen sharing only working when monitor connected

Using Ubuntu 19.04, I can only use the built-in screen sharing (vino) when a monitor is connected. I can successfully connect even without a monitor connected, but the screen isn't updated (ie I see ...
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How to allow screen sharing via wifi hotspot (using vino)?

I am trying to share the screen of my computer (Ubuntu 19.04). The computer is set up to provide a wifi hotspot. The idea is that VNC clients connect to my computer via the hotspot. I need this ...
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VNC connection results in grey or black screen

I want to install a vnc-server on a Ubuntu 18.04 desktop (clean install). I've tried vino, tigervnc, tightvnc. For vino, I don't get the screensharing option in the settings. For tigervnc and tightvnc ...
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Ubuntu 19.04 Screen Sharing Issues

I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 19.04 on a new computer today. I need to be able to use VNC (Remmina) to remotly connect to this new computer regularly. I logged on, ran sudo apt install vino ...
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Multiple users on the same machine on the same time

I have a very powerful computer that is running Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS (Bionic Beaver). And i want to use this computer with my colleagues in the same network at the same time using screen sharing (each ...
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How to get vino to run after autologin on a headless server - Ubuntu Server 18.04.2 LTS

I have a server I prepped here in the office and got everything working. I set up auto-login followed by an immediate lock-screen so that vino would start automatically after a reboot. I took the rack ...
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How to set vino's password through terminal?

How can one set vino's password through terminal in Ubuntu 18.04? Here it uses vino-passwd command, but this gives me vino-passwd: command not found.
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Enable remote desktop (screen sharing) on ethernet while WiFi is connected to internet

I have a Ubuntu server connected to internet using WiFi. It is connected to another Windows computer via Ethernet. I setup internet sharing on Ubuntu box using iptables method from here https://help....
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Is it possible to have vino use the same password as the user log in password?

One can set a password for vino through GUI or command line. An example is provided here. But is it possible to set the password of vino the same as the password for the user account automatically ...
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Shift + special key does not work using real vnc viewer in windows to access ubuntu

Same issue as this: VNC: pressing Shift + Tab = Tab only I can write "A" by pressing shift+a, but shift+tab won't work. Tab be triggered without the shift key. This has been an issue since at least ...
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how to connect to the Vino server desktop from the client-side?

I read https://help.ubuntu.com/community/VNC/Servers to configure vino server on my ubuntu 16.04.LTS desktop. Using other vnc servers, I used to connect to 129.254.xxx.yyy:1 (when the vnc session is 1....
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Is my Vino server being attacked?

I installed vino on LUbuntu 18.04, and configured and started my vino server according to https://askubuntu.com/a/530196/1471 without understanding what the commands mean: $ export DISPLAY=:0 $ ...
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How to get vino VNC server to start on startup in Ubuntu 18.04.1?

I have a headless Ubuntu PC running 18.04.1 Desktop. If I plug a monitor into it, Vino starts automatically and I can VNC into the box. I did set the "Sharing" item in the control panel to share the ...
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Is there a VNC client that supports the default encryption used by vino [closed]

I am looking for a VNC Client for Mac (also interesting for Windows) that supports the default encryption of Vino. All the posts I find just show how to disable the encryption requirement (that is ...
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vino on Ubuntu 18.04, how to change default port 5900

I'm use Xorg option and normally SSH into this machine and forward X. I wanted to change 5900 port as part of security layer. I've tried old method of using dconf-editor to change default port with ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Screen Share Networks only wifi show up

I have a HTPC with Ubuntu 18.04. This PC have two Networks: wifi with DNS and Gateway (Internet) Ethernet without DNS or Gateway I open Settings -> Sharing -> Screen Sharing. In the "Networs Field" ...
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How to set up RDP server for existing/local desktop?

I'm been able to set up xrdp server on my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, using xface4 without any issues. Standard solution starts a new X server on a new port with xface. Nonetheless I'd much prefer connecting ...
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Vino not working after upgrading from Ubuntu GNOME 17.04 to Ubuntu 17.10

After upgrading from Ubuntu GNOME 17.04 to Ubuntu 17.10, vino no longer starts. If I try to start it manually using: /usr/lib/vino/vino-server Then it just seg faults: Segmentation fault (core ...
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configure 'other users are able to view my desktop' via command line

I am trying to get vino-server to work via ssh on an Ubuntu 17.04 machine. Specifically, I want to set the option that 'other users are able to view my desktop'. Ubuntu's documentation on vino states ...
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Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS starting vino / rdp from SSH

Ok, this is a weird one. I created a custom image that I then uploaded to a cloud provider. I only have SSH access to the box, and would like to start a regular lightdm/unity session for another user ...
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Vino only shows background

I am having an issue doing Remote Desktop (or vnc) to my ubuntu 17.04 machine (as well as my 16.10) I tried using tightvnc, and was successfully able to forward only a terminal window, and also ...
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Remote desktop Ubuntu 16.04 to Lubuntu 16.04 using vino-server via command not working (for me)

Your help would be very much appreciated! I have 20+ years programming experience but I'm not a real Linux expert. I am trying to remote desktop from Ubuntu (16.04) to Lubuntu (16.04) using vino-...
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VNC: pressing Shift + Tab = Tab only

I'm using VNC to access an Ubuntu 16.04 laptop (running Desktop Sharing) from a Windows 10 desktop (running Ultra VNC Viewer). My problem: some keyboard combos don't travel well; for example, pressing ...
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Ubuntu - Disable or Remove default VNC server

if you install ubuntu then there is automaticaly a possibility of connecting to the computer remotely, it is disabled by default but is there any way of removing this possibility ? in other words: can ...
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How do i check if VNC - Vino is installed on my ubuntu computer

Hello im kind of newbie to ubuntu , i have installed the latest ubuntu version but i have not installed any external packages , how do i know whether the vino which is default vnc server for ubuntu is ...
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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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sddm xsetup location

I've been using vino (remote desktop access application) in 12.04 without any problem. I put an exec line in file /etc/kde4/kdm/Xsetup in order to start vino server when the kdm starts (like /usr/lib/...
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Error when running “vino-preferences” on Ubuntu 15.10

I'm trying to configure and enable remote login on an Ubuntu 15.10 machine by connecting to it using ssh from Ubuntu 14 machine. On Ubuntu 15.10 machine, I've installed vino using the following ...
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VNC vino over SSH tunnel ONLY

I've been searching for hours now, can't figure this one out. I am trying to make the following happen: Client: remmina + ssh tunnel Server: Lubuntu + openssh server (public key authentication) + ...
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vino-server: share third display

I want to share my third monitor (preferably via VNC) with another computer. Is it possible to share just ONE display with vino? Because it defaults to sharing every monitor at once. I tried this ...
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How do I disable the local screen in Vino VNC?

As the title says, when I remote into my machine through VNC, how do I disable the local screen? I am currently running Ubuntu GNOME 15.04