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

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VNC remote desktop without asking permission prompt

I'm trying to access Ubuntu 22.04 remotely using VNC without having to accept the connection on the host machine each time. When I enable the default VNC screen sharing in Ubuntu 22.04 I always get ...
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x11vnc Ubuntu 22.04

Up to Ubuntu 20.04 to start a x11vnc session i logged with ssh ssh user@ip and then I launched x11vnc -forever command to start vnc server without password. On ubuntu 22.04 this does not work anymore. ...
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VNC - Remmina - acces remotely through the internet

I would like to use Remmina for remote access through the internet (from Ubuntu 22.04 to 20.04). Screen sharing already allowed, what do I enter in the input field "Remmina VNC plugin - Basic - ...
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Unable to connect to Ubuntu 18.04 VNC session from a windows machine

I'm trying to set up a VNC connection to a remote Ubuntu (18.04) server. I've set up the session on Ubuntu using tigervnc and I can see that I have a session running using the vncserver -list command, ...
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Is ubuntu 22.04 builtin remote desktop secure/encrypted by default?

Installed ubuntu 22.04 recently. I noticed that screen sharing now supports both vnc and rdp. Are they secured? I know rdp supports tls... when enabling this feature does it use certificates? are they ...
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TightVNC Viewer (on Windows) gets gray screen when connecting to Ubuntu TightVNC Server (Ubuntu Desktop)

New to using Linux and trying to set this up so that I can remote in to my Ubuntu Desktop machine, which I'm using to host game servers. Currently it does successfully connect, but the viewer only ...
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In Ubuntu 20.04 how do I reset the VNC service's password from the command line

I was previously able to run the RealVNC Client on my PC and login to the VINO desktop on my Ubuntu 20.04 LTS server. But after several months of not trying to access the desktop now all of my user ...
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Vncserver ignoes all config files | Tigervncserver

I'm using TigerVnc Server running on a Ubuntu22 (running in a lxc container). Everything works perfect, except the fact that the vncserver ignores all config files! Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Xvnc TigerVNC 1.12....
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x11vnc: cannot make the second output display external

I am trying to make an external separate vnc output, as so I can turn off the main display (eDP) and just use the external one (DisplayPort-0). I have the following script: #!/bin/bash xrandr --...
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Multiuser access to a home server

We want to configure a powerfull home machine (32 GB RAM, Core i7-10700K, RTX 3090 GPU) so that 3 users can connect to it from their laptops (optionaly also with UHD monitor) and simulaneously run ...
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Remmina: show second remote screen on single screen laptop

From my laptop (ubuntu 22.04), I control another PC (also ubuntu 22.04). The remote PC is dual screen. Is there any way I can see the second screen? Via remmina vnc I don't see any option. I also ...
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Vinagre has max password length?

When authenticating a user on the remote machine, the form limits the password to 8 characters, why? The password is longer than 8 characters.
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Remote desktop via Vnc is black, mouse/keyboard works

I have installed Ubuntu 22.04. I enabled remote desktop in settings -> sharing -> remote desktop -> enable legacy VNC protocol. When connecting using Remmina to this machine, session starts. ...
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Remote Desktop 22.04 from Mac

I had to tinker for a while before realizing my mac was confused by the default setting for creating vnc connections on ubuntu. Here's a summary to enable vnc access to your ubuntu desktop Settings -&...
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Stopped VNC login because of "recovering journal"

I need to access my remote VPS via KVM (VNC) but when I log in (VeVNCrypt Viewer) the login process stops at recovering journal messages. I know there are answers connected to this problem here at ...
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Remote crontrol from Android mobile (over the internet) working in Wayland

For some time I've been using VNC Server on my Ubuntu laptop and VNC Viewer (client) to connect from my Android phone over the internet and control the laptop. It works very, very well and it is ...
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Lockdown sharing settings

I am trying to find the dconf keys and settings that will allow me to set the Screen Sharing parameter to always "true". I want to make sure that users do not have the option to disable ...
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Back screen connecting Android VNC Viewer by RealVNC with Ubuntu 22.04 Remote Desktop

I just installed Ubuntu 22.04 LTS and I'm trying to connect Android VNC Viewer by RealVNC as I did with Ubuntu 20.04 and it doesn't work correctly, I only see a BLACK SCREEN on Android, however: ...
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Share *current* screen with xRDP

Whenever I connect to my Ubuntu vino-server, I see in the client (e.g., TigerVNC in Win10) exactly the same screen as in the server console. But when I connect via xRDP, I see in the client (e.g., ...
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How to operate a remote laptop?

I need to support a person's remote Ubuntu laptop, from my Ubuntu desktop. I need the ability to use my desktop to access the remote laptop and take control of the laptop: install apps; invoke apps; ...
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Suppress notification when a client connects to my vino server VNC

EDIT If I connect via ssh, launch dbus-monitor, and then connect with TigerVNC, this is what I see. $ dbus-monitor "interface='org.freedesktop.Notifications'" signal time=1650458466.197413 ...
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VNC no longer working after update

I recently updated my ubuntu to 21.10, and did so using VNC viewer on on phone to click on the upgrade etc. I woke this morning to make sure my media server was still working (it is) but was unable to ...
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VNC server without monitor show blank screen

I am running Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS on my remote pc. I used VNC without problem but today I go away and I disconnected the monitor. This is a stupid idea because now when connecting to my remote pc view ...
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What's a good way to enable and configure screen sharing for all users?

I have installed vino on Ubuntu 20.04 and am able to configure sharing on a per user basis. However, I cannot figure out how to get vino (or any other VNC client) to be configured by default with ...
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VNC remote access to Ubuntu 20.04 server on Oracle Cloud ARM Instance

Ubuntu noob here. I want to to configure VNC access to ubuntu 20.04 instance on Oracle Cloud. Here's what I tried: apt install gnome-remote-desktop Add ingress rule for TCP 5900 firewall-cmd --zone=...
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How to configure VNC server to give the standard Ubuntu desktop

There are several VNC server tutorials that I could find, but they all show only how to provide a bare-bones xfce desktop. What is the configuration to provide the identical, normal Ubuntu desktop?
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How to have the same behaviour as with Windows / Windows RDP when logging remotely into an Ubuntu system?

I want to setup my Ubuntu system with regards to remote login. The behavior should be as close as possible to when logging into a microsoft windows system via RDP. I got the impression that I can use ...
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gio mount works differently over vnc and working directly on the host

I need to mount a samba share on a linux machine using the gvfs. I have a script that reads $USERNAME and $PASSWORD and passes to gio as echo -e "$USERNAME\nglobal\n$PASSWORD\n" | gio mount ...
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How to install GUI on remote Ubuntu

I need to install GUI on a VPS Linux server. Service provider is Hetzner and Linux version is Ubuntu 18.04.6 LTS I'm using MobaXterminal for X11 forwarding. And I'm using root credentials. I have ...
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problem connect ipad to ubuntu desktop with tigervnc

I have installed tigervnc in Ubuntu 20.04.4 but it does not work well. My unit file is the following one (I want to run like as service): (/etc/systemd/system/vncserver.service -rw-r--r-- 1 root root ...
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Realvnc on Ubuntu 20.04 server 64bit : cannot currently show the desktop

Installed Ubuntu 20.04 64bit version on Raspberry RealVNC show me this message: cannot currently show the desktop Installed desktop manager: ~$ systemctl status display-manager.service ● lightdm....
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Ufw, can i block port 22? (ssh port changed)

I've changed the ssh port (just in case), now I was thinking to close port 22, to block immediately with ufw anyone trying to do damage on my server... But when i initially enabled ssh i enabled a ...
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Enable remote screen sharing from headless server on 21.10

I have a VPS running Ubuntu 21.10 that I can SSH in to and doesn't have a video device. I want to know how to configure it to be able to remote in to the server from my personal machine via VNC or RDP ...
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How to fix SSL handshake error on x11vnc

TLDR: Is there a way to change ADH from ADH:@STRENGTH to ADH:@SECLEVEL=0 either by using a config file (supported on x11vnc), or by adding some commands on the terminal line I use to start VNC (see ...
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Unable to get x11vnc viewer working on a Ubuntu 20.04LTS machine

I am struggling to get x11vnc working on a ubuntu 20.04 server. It works ok, if I am logged into the Dell idrac and have a viewer session open. I can connect fie from the Sophos firewall and see the ...
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I'm looking for a VNC or RDP Ubuntu to Ubuntu setup that logs into current user session

My main computer is dual boot (Ubuntu 20.04, Windows 10) and connected to our family TV. Sometimes I'm working on something and somebody else wants to use the TV so I have to leave it as they switch ...
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VNC not working when Desktop Sleep [duplicate]

I need to use VNC client on an Ubuntu Desktop. When the machine is not sleep, I do VNC. But it is sleep, and I try to connect with VNC, it will say the machine is not up. Is there a method that allow ...
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I cannot use keyboard in VM on Ubuntu 20.04.2 and tightvncserver server via vnc

I have some issues with VNC configuration. So, I will describe issue. I have Wolfpass server with installed Ubuntu 20.04.2, I installed this OS this week, and Only what I did is proxy configuration, ...
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VNC viewer or other remote desktop viewer in Ubuntu server without desktop environment

Is it possible to use a program like vnc viewer to view desktops on my network from within the Ubuntu Server operating system without installing the desktop environment?
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VNC doesn't work in Ubuntu 21.10!

I'm desperately trying to trying to enable remote desktop on Ubuntu 21.10, in a way that could allow me to view and control the desktop even when there is no monitor attached to the computer. I've ...
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I cannot use VS Code with Remmina over VNC, because CTRL keys do not work

I cannot run VS Code locally and and use Remote SSH developement, because I am using the Tails OS on my local machine. But it should be straightforward to use VS Code remotely through VNC. So I am ...
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Enable Ubuntu's "Screen sharing" features on startup?

This question was asked 9 years ago, but I'm wondering now if anything has changed since. Basically, trying to get VNC working with third-party apps (e.g. tightvncserver) has turned into an ...
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Grey screen when connecting to TightVNCServer on Ubuntu 21.10

Followed this guide and performed everything step by step. However, I'm only able to see this: Here's my ~/.vnc/xstartup file in my user account: #!/bin/sh xrdb $HOME/.Xresources xsetroot -solid ...
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Strange Problem in VINO, XUbuntu related to vnc password

If I set the vncpassword, lets say: trump123 in Xubuntu as following: gsettings set org.gnome.Vino vnc-password $(echo -n 'trump123'|base64) then, surprisingly I can remotely access this Xubuntu using ...
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vncserver authentification failure, but I did not use password at all

I am running Xvnc4.1.1 on Ubuntu 18.04. After I type vncserver, it says New 'my_host_name:1 Yann' desktop is my_host_name:1, just as usual. However I could not connect to remote server. The log file ...
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VNC via SSH tunnel working or not, unkown causes

I have Ubuntu 20.04.3, in two computers PC1 and PC2. I can connect via VNC (remmina) between the two with no problem. Now I try to use VNC via SSH tunnel. Set the tunnel [PC1]$ ssh -L 5900:localhost:...
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Remote access to xubuntu stops when its screen is locked

I access a desktop (xubuntu 20.04) remotely from another desktop (ubuntu 21.04) using VNC protocol of Remmina. I have installed vino in xubuntu to enable it for remote access. Remote access to xubuntu ...
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Can't control screen sharing through GUI - Ubuntu 20.04

I'm attempting to set up local screen sharing on a machine running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS desktop. This machine serves as a Jellyfin server and NAS. It has no dedicated monitor. The problem I'm running into ...
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How can I make KRDC show a pointer instead of a tiny circle for the remote host's pointer?

I'm using KRDC 17.12.3 to operate a Mac at the far end of my table, and it works fine except that on the Linux screen the host's pointer shows up as a tiny circle - very hard to see. The 'show local ...
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What are my options to work from multiple rooms? Syncing? Thin Client? VNC?

I'm currently using a stationary PC in our living room. Now I'm building a hobby-room where I want to be able to work as well (=accessing all my data and programs). What would be the best approach for ...
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