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Questions tagged [vino]

vino is VNC server for GNOME.

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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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Ubuntu 18.04 VNC server Vino shut down unexpectedly.

My Vino server on Ubuntu stops, and I not sure why, but it looks like it is because Ubuntu makes my manually set LAN interface as default for routing: I decide this route change cause Vino shut down ...
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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 lbuntu 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 lbuntu (16.04) using vino-server ...
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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
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How do I set up an encrypted SSH tunnel for VNC?

Here's whats happening: The TightVNC client on my Windows client does not interact with my Vino VNC server, because of some encryption stuff, as shown here: Gnome 3.10 sharing desktop --- how to ...
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Ubuntu 15.04, Vino, Does Not Work

I have a fresh Ubuntu 15.04 Desktop installed and I'm trying to setup Vino/VNC to access my PC remotely. I have the following vino package installed: root@wxbrew:~# apt-cache policy vino vino: ...
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Help with vino (lubuntu)

I recently installed lubuntu (amd x64, latest stable) on my... lets call it a server. I'd like to set up a vnc client for it. I installed vino, and it hasn't been as plug-and-play as it has been for ...
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Start vino vnc server from ssh client

First of all: I googled all day and tried several suggestions on different forums with no luck The problem: I am not able to start a vnc server on a remote machine through ssh Additional information: ...
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Google Chrome won't refresh in vino on Ubuntu 14.4

Client: Max OS X remote desktop on Yosemite 10.10.3 Server: Vino (Desktop Access) on Ubuntu 14.4 running in a parallels VM on ANOTHER Mac It took a while to get all this to work and I followed all ...
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Ubuntu MATE: Where is Vino in dconf?

I'm running Ubuntu MATE 1.8 (3.16.0-30-generic) and have got remote desktop running but wanted to modify some settings in dconf (Still learning how to use dconf but was able to successfully make ...
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[14.10]Change vino port [closed]

I opend gconf-editor(as seen on another post) but when entering Desktop -> Gnome, it seems nothing related to "remote access" is there. Thanks in advance! :) (couldn't add a picture, sorry.)
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vino-server doesn't start automatically

**Ubuntu Mate 1.8.1** **Linux operator 3.16.0-28-generic #38-Ubuntu SMP Fri Dec 12 17:37:40 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux** How to make vino-server starting automatically before login?. It'...
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Looking for VINO on Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS

I'm very new so excuse me for this question. I've installed ubuntu 14.04 on a machine to play with linux and try to include it in my netword (sounds like a good idea to me). Then I'd like first to ...
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How to restart remote X server on ubuntu 12.04 over vnc (vino)?

I'm using Ubuntu machine remotely over vnc (vino). Sometimes x server stop responding anymore (screen is not updating), so only manual restart ("sudo service lightdm restart" over tty when I do have a ...
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Problem connecting to remote desktop

I am having a problem connecting to my desktop remotely over ssh tunnel. Host and Guest machines are Ubuntu 14.04. SSH is working, high numbered alternate port. X forwarding works. I followed the ...
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Vino claims it's running when it's not

I'm trying to start vino on an Ubuntu 14.04 box from the command line, but vino claims it's already running: $ ps auxww | grep vino myusername 17566 0.0 0.0 15940 920 pts/42 S+ 19:04 0:00 ...
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Black screen when accessing Ubuntu remote host via VNC and vino-server

I have a headless server and I am trying to setup a VNC connection in order to access it with a GUI. Now I have only root access via ssh. I have followed most of the instructions given here Enable ...
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How do I install an older version of a program?

I need to install an older version of vino to get around this bug How do I do that? Specifically, I have xubuntu 14.04, freshly installed. Vino no longer wants to talk with my phone :(. 14.04 ...
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Desktop sharing stopped working on Ubuntu 12.04

Does anyone know how can I make vino-server to start running again via an ssh-shell command? I've been using remote desktop with no issues up until today when I lost connection to the server and had ...
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Is it possible to connect to login screen on console session via VNC or RDP?

Following the instructions from Use xrdp to connect to desktop session, I've set up xrdp/vino so that if I'm logged on at the console, I can remote in and share the desktop. However, my question is ...
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How to make xrdp display preexisting open programs

I use xrdp to remotely connect from my Windows 7 laptop to my Ubuntu 13.10 server, which works perfectly... until I disconnect. Then, the next time I connect, all my programs are gone, presumably ...
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Where is `vino-preferences` gone in Xubuntu 13.10? (sharing desktop in Xubuntu 13.10)

I just switched from Gnome to Xubuntu (adding the xubuntu-desktop to my laptop) because I decided that with an Atom processor and 2G of RAM the full gnome shell experience is a bit, well, slow. All ...
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Xhost: Unable to open display (setting up Vino on VPS)

I'm currently trying to setup Vino (the VNC server) on a VPS of mine. However, whenever I try exporting and opening the display, it doesn't work. I've looked for hours last night for a solution for ...
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access with vino without ask me permissions

i have ubuntu 12.10. how I can access my computer remotely with vino, without ask me permissions on the server? I need something like LogMeIn, or how i can stop vino asking me for permissions?
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How can I change the name of Remote Desktop in Ubuntu 12.04

I am using Gnome Classic DE with Ubuntu 12.04. The Vino VNC server is functioning perfectly but it annoyingly advertises itself on the LAN as "(user)'s remote desktop on (server)". I've looked at ...
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how to start VNC service remotely without first logging into Ubuntu 12.04 locally

I tried the answers other similar queuest in Ask Ubuntu, but didn't get it to work. I reboot Ubuntu 12.04. I remote in using SSH, and do /usr/lib/vino/vino-server to start VNC service. UltraVNC ...
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Remote Desktop (Vino-Server) connects but display doesn't work?

Ubuntu comes default with vino-server, I can remote into my machine, and connect to it, however, the display inside my remote client, is a mirror of my own desktop. I tried using one monitor, ...