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

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Remote Desktop - connect to existing local logged-in session (:0)

I'm trying to figure out if it's possible to have a remote desktop setup on Ubuntu similar to what happens with the Windows Remote Desktop. I've seen a lot of tutorials and Q&As that talk about ...
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Remmina against a specific port and display

I run x11vnc in my office. It's running on display :1 and a nonstandard port dictated by the firewall. Usually I use xtightvncviewer against it, but I thought I would try remmina. When I run remmina I ...
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Can't connect to Remmina via VNC linux to linux

I come here after several attempts to configure Remmina. I used to remotely connect to one computer in the lab, and the connexion was not established by me. I have a new computer and I can't configure ...
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How to keep a remote X Desktop session in Linux Ubuntu 22

I want to start UI apps on my remote Ubuntu 22 machine Now I have to: 1- Connect to the Gnome Desktop using Microsoft Remote Desktop This step is required otherwise the steps bellow fails because X ...
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remote desktop from windows 10 to ubuntu 22.04 [duplicate]

i am new to linux but is time to learn i have installed ubuntu 22.04 and i need to use this as server for nextcloud but i like to be able to connect with remote desktop to this computer i have enabled ...
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Can't connect to remote server for lag parsing

I've installed SquadJS script via Node.js and Yarn. When trying to deploy, and connect to my remote gaming server for log parsing over FTP, it authenticates, but no connection...I have no firewalls on ...
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Use KDE Plasma desktop over VNC on Kubuntu 22.04

In short: how I can I use the Plasma desktop environment over VNC? I am running Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS with KDE Plasma 5.24.7 (the "Kubuntu" image install). Logging in to the machine physically ...
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Remotely Accessing Linux Mint(GUI) using Ubuntu 22.04.3

The problem: My primary laptop is running ubuntu and I recently fixed up an older machine which my parents used to use. I upgraded some necessary hardware with plans to make it into a NAS server using ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 allow VNC server connection from LiveUSB image?

So, I need to install Ubuntu on a machine, and I booted Ubuntu Desktop (Gnome) LiveUSB image there. The user ubuntu there by default has no password, so I had to so sudo passwd ubuntu in order to ...
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Unable to change NVIDIA GeForce fans

I am running a remote Ubuntu system. I have ssh access and VNC desktop access with xfce4. When running my GPU the fans only go up to about 60% and it's running about 85°C. I understand that you can ...
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VNC Viewer that works properly in full screen mode?

I run xtightvncviwer on Ubuntu. It works adequately in scrolled mode, but thats very awkward viewing against my remote system which uses the hole space. It has a full screen mode, but its badly broken....
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Client apps are opened in wrong vnc display

I use ubuntu 22.04; gnom(wayland); tightvncserver. When i open client, like mate-calc, on vncviewer display :3 it pop-up on the console of the computer (display :0) instead of the vnc viewer display :...
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Sharing display Ubuntu 22.04 with old android tablet

Problem: Sharing display Ubuntu 22.04 with old android (4.2.2) tablet don`t work: Error code: 0x207 (from RD Client tablet side). The same from aRDP Secure RDP Client. What is try to do: Info about ...
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Ubuntu Server + lightdm + VNC != usbale Desktop. Don't know what i did wrong

I'm using ubuntu server 20.04 to run a standalone system, which hosts my automated tasks and zigbee gateway. The Zigbee gayteway uses software from "phoscon / deconz" [https://www.dresden-...
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Real VNC installer for Linux won't run on PI4 Ubuntu 23.10

I'm a newbie so I might be missing something pretty simple. But, when I go to RealVNC.com and download the installation file to Downloads, extract it and try to run it, it doesn't do anything. Double-...
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Failed to register: Unable to acquire bus name 'org.gnome.RemoteDesktop.User'

GNOME remote desktop server on cinnamon. /usr/lib/gnome-remote-desktop-daemon Failed to register: Unable to acquire bus name 'org.gnome.RemoteDesktop.User' I've used CLI grdctl to set it up but when ...
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How to get snap applications to run on a vnc session

For those of you who have wanted to run snap applications on a vnc session, I think I may have the answer for you. I installed tigervnc following the instructions in the following URL :- https://www....
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Ubuntu 22.04 Screen Share Pointer Not Visible But Works

I have two Ubuntu 22.04 desktop systems, on same home wifi. Doing the builtin screen-share (from "Settings") on (let's call it "A"). On "B" (the client), I installed ...
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Can I log in to multiple X sessions with a SINGLE user?

I want to know whether I can log in to multiple X sessions in a single machine with a SINGLE user account. For example, I hope: User "John" creates an X session with TigerVNC and connects ...
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AWS EC2 Ubuntu Instance tightvncserver with RealVNC on Win11Home

I've followed the tutorial step by step Ubuntu VNC on AWS EC2 ubuntu@ip-172-31-17-214:~$ uname -a Linux ip-172-31-17-214 6.2.0-1015-aws #15~22.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Oct 6 21:37:24 UTC 2023 x86_64 ...
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Ubuntu 22.04.3 and enable vnc-server

Using 'Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS' and sharing control enabled for vnc and rtd. How do I enable vnc-server in every reboot automatially (without loging/auto-loging). Ubuntu 22.04.3 - default image
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Chromium not opening in TigerVNC

We have TigerVNC installed in a docker Ubuntu 22.04 setup. I have also installed Chromium deb package... When I tried to open Vhromium from VNC using below command: chromium --disable-dev-shm-usage --...
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Unable to access gnome terminal on ubuntu 22.04 LTS server with ubuntu-desktop installed

Hi I have setup tigervncserver by following https://ubuntu.com/tutorials/ubuntu-desktop-aws#3-configuring-the-vnc-server on Ubuntu server running one AWS ec2 metal instance, but i have trouble running ...
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Apple Magic Keyboard along ubuntu mate and VNC

Normally, i access my ubuntu server 22.04 via ssh terminal. Now, i need a graphical interface and installing ubuntu mate and tigervnc server. It works so fare. I can select the Apple Keyboard (MacBook ...
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How to use single-screen machine to access a dual-screen Ubuntu machine via UDP and see both screens?

This is a follow up to How do I use dual monitors with Remmina Remote Desktop Client? The developer I guess says it's a feature, but added almost 2 years ago at this point. So I have everything up to ...
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tigervnc virtual screen is stuck after entering correct password on ubuntu 20.04

I have installed tigerVNC on ubuntu 20.04, I create the virtual session and access the server using vncviewer, after I entering correct password of the machine the login scree is staked. Behind the ...
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Window edge remains when moved, and cursor becomes hollow square (only showing edge line) sometimes ( vnc, Xfce4.16, Ubuntu22.04 )

I don't know exactly when this is happenning, my cursor turns holow box(showing only edge box). I saw this when I was working remote from home but it's the same in my workplace. When I run settings ...
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Ubuntu to Ubuntu remote access using Remmina

I want to connect from my Ubuntu 22.04 computer to a remote Ubuntu 22.04 computer using Remmina. I have these settings: However, when I click "save and connect" I get this: How can I ...
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RaspberryPi plus VNC plus Ubuntu gets stuck

[this is a repeat, my apologies; I posted it under the Ubuntu list of the raspberrypi.com forum before I found the "Not official" note there] Hi. I'd like to set up a RaspberryPi machine ...
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How to disable the unlock default keychain at startup?

I primarily access my Ubuntu 22 desktop remotely (private LAN, but not physically accessible most of the time) Once the Ubuntu machine is logged in and keyring unlocked, the RDP / vnc experience is ...
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vncserver mouse and keyboard not working

Installed vncserver on ubuntu server. When running vnc from root (ssh) everything works fine. When I use a different username (user), the keyboard and mouse do not work (the desktop loads properly). ...
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How to get the zombie reaping process worked

My system is Windows 10 Home and I am running my Docker container in Docker Desktop's 4.23.0 version. When I run my container I am getting this File "/home/catkin_ws/src/CMakeLists.txt" ...
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Using Hardware-Acceleration with VNC-Server for OBS Encoding

i have the following setup: Intel Core i5-13500 64 GB RAM No GPU I'm running Ubuntu 22.04 and connect via VNC which is set up acording to this tutorial: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/...
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Long press on touch screen does not perform long press action but opens context menu

I have a React application that i am running on Chromium. The application has a portion for connecting to VNC in which i need to perform a long press action on a touch display but instead it treats ...
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Is Desktop Sharing possible in Gnome 22.04? (With screen locking and disconnecting the screen)

I'd like to be able to login to my remote Ubuntu 22.04 and see the Desktop as shown on that machine. (I know how to create a vncserver with a separate desktop instance). Built-in Remote Desktop When I ...
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Why do both x11vnc and x0vncserver fail in similar ways in Gnome Ubuntu 22.04?

I'd like to be able to login to my remote Ubuntu 22.04 and see the Desktop as shown on that machine. (I know how to create a vncserver with a separate desktop instance). I have separate problems with ...
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VNC becomes view-only if OBS Studio is running

I am having problem using the builtin VNC Server on Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS (GNOME Version 42.9 X11 Windowing System). Settings > Sharing > Remote Desktop Enable Remote Desktop Enable Legacy VNC ...
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ssh on vnc tightvnc server [closed]

ive got xfce on pi4 b 4gb with ubuntu buster.I installed vnc tight server follwed instructions and comes to tunnel setup right at the end it doesnt wan to says address already in use. bind [127.0.0.1]:...
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VNC on Ubuntu 23.04 - recompiled gnome-remote-desktop but still failed

First I read the post on: GNOME Screen Sharing VNC 23.04 Thanks to that I got what I needed to do, then I have tried to rebuild the gnome-remote-desktop package enabling the VNC. Some dependencies ...
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x11vnc causes KDE Plasma to reset when the screen is off

When the screen is on, it works perfectly. When the screen is off - via the timeout that I set in the power settings, or manually - the VNC client appears to no longer receive updates. When I wiggle ...
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X11VNC: TLS Handshake Failure on Ubuntu 22.04

I had the x11vnc server installed on Ubuntu 18.04, now I have upgraded to Ubuntu 22.04. I was able to connect to vnc server from Remmina client without any error, however after up-gradation to Ubuntu ...
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RealVNC Server doesn't run on Ubuntu 22.04

RealVNC Server simply doesn't run on freshly installed Ubuntu 22.04. It starts well on Live Ubuntu booting from USB flash drive, when I'm installing it the same way (downloading version 7.5.1 from ...
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Alternate Tightvnc configuration Ubuntu 22.04

I tried installing tightvnc server using https://serverspace.io/support/help/install-tightvnc-server-on-ubuntu-20-04/ The log file says there is an active X-server already running so the xfce4 does ...
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Lost remote connectio after working several months

Setup: At Workplace: Ubuntu desktop computer I was able to connect to the above ubuntu computer from my laptop using VNC. At home: I would login to my virtual work network and I would connect ...
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Share Screen problems with Wayland

I use Wayland on my Ubuntu machine because I want to use a new Zoom feature on the Google Chrome Browser. After that I got problems with Discord and VNC. On Discord when I share my screen it only ...
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TigerVNC segmentation fault when running from systemd unit

If I run sudo systemctl tigervncserver@:2, the server segmentation faults: Xvnc TigerVNC 1.12.0 - built 2022-03-25 17:06 Copyright (C) 1999-2021 TigerVNC Team and many others (see README.rst) See ...
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tigervncsession service won't start, deletes password file

On Ubuntu 22.04, I'm using TigerVNC (via the tigervnc-standalone-server package) to provide remote desktop access to a headless server. For one user, the tigervncserver service exits with no ...
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How can I disable automatic screen lock for Xfce4 on vnc?

I have tightvnc server on my new ubuntu-22.04 machine and can use vnc. VNC xstartup is configured to use Xfce4. How can I disable the automatic screen lock of the Xfce4 window? I tried setting '...
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I get 'refused by the computer' message when connecting to VNC server.. (ubuntu-22.04.)

Tdoay, I received a new ubuntu 22.04 machine. After setting the static IP network, I followed https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-and-configure-vnc-on-ubuntu-22-04 to setup ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Gnome VNC problem

I use tigervnc server, gnome, on ubuntu 20.04. The problem is, if I lock the screen from VNC viewer then I will never able to login again from VNC. I still can type the password, but even if I hit ...
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