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

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How to install X11 (VNC VIEWER) in Ubuntu 18.04 and above to take system in remote with graphical interface?

Please help me to install X11 VNC VIEWER with graphical login screen in 18.04 and above.
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TightVNC Auto- Start

I installed tightvnc on my ubuntu system. It is working if i start the vncserver as a root, but not as a user. If i start it as a user i just get a grey screen in the vncviewer. But if i login into ...
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Getting Error message “Failed to execute default File manager : Input/Output error ” while opening folder in remote System through TightVNC

I am Getting Error message "Failed to execute default File manager : Input/Output error " while opening folder in remote System through TightVNC. i have also tried the solution of the link ...
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No mouse or keyboard with VNC

I'm running into a problem while trying to setup VNC on one of my Ubuntu machines. I can connect to the remote machine with VNC Viewer, however I have no mouse or keyboard to the remote computer. I ...
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VNC Server does not display application GUI

I run a VNC Server on an ubuntu 18.04 linux desktop, and connect it using my Windows 10 PC, It was working just fine until I rebooted my server, now none of the applications open GUI, Clicking on &...
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Remote Desktop Sharing in Ubuntu 20.04 “frozen” when monitor is disconnected by KVM

I am able to enable remote desktop in Ubuntu (with Vino), and it works fine as long as the monitor is active. When the KVM controlling the Ubuntu box is switched to a different system, the Remote ...
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Some special symbols and emojis are replaced by question marks when copy pasting from windows to vnc

I'm using vnc to connect to my ubuntu 16.04 server and whenever I need to copy-paste some codes or whatever that use special symbols/emojis they turn into question marks. The only bypass as of right ...
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X11VNC When open VNC connection my desktop is being kind of duplicated

Pretty new to Linux, so my question might be a dummy one. I have ubuntu 20.10 on raspberry Pi 4 (8GB) with Desktop environment. Installed X11VNC and spent some time configuring it. After few hours ...
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Too many authentication failures VNC server and many connection with different ip

I wanted to connect to this and get me this error Too many authentication failures VNC server. i user pgrep vnc and kill all process id , and run vncserver but i received the same error, Inside the ...
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How can I fix cannot open display?

I am new to climate modeling, cdo and ubuntu. I have downloaded every possible thing for working with cdo in ubuntu, but whenever I want to have a graphical look into my data I cannot display it with ...
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German layout in RealVNC Viewer

On Ubuntu 20.04 I've got RealVNC Viewer 6.19.325 and use German keyboard layout. However, whatever I do, KVM guest systems can't receive keystrokes like "/" during install. I've tried VNC ...
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Input language selection heavily glitching

I am using remote box via tigervnc and have two languages installer, Russian and English. Unfortunately, input language selection is heavily glitching: some letters I can't input, and the list of ...
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Setup tablet as secondary monitor BadMatch (invalid parameter attributes)

I decided to setup my tablet as secondary monitor using this tutorial https://sangams.com.np/using-android-pc-as-a-second-monitor-in-linux/ Then I tried to add monitor to port I get this error: ...
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How to remotely connect to Ubuntu 18.04 with UI and keeping locked screen?

How to remotly connect to Ubuntu 18.04 with UI, with the following conditions: Be able to login remotely even if no local session exists (eg.: after reeboot) Keep locked screen in the phisical ...
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X11VNC Timed out waiting for a response from the computer

My objective is to view chrome browser UI on an AWS-EC2-Ubuntu machine. I logged into AWS-Ubuntu server via my MAC Terminal, installed X11vnc on Ubuntu server and started X11vnc using the below ...
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Unable to identify the installed vnc server type

On my Ubuntu 20.04 lts pc, when I run /home/ziomario# vncviewer 127.0.0.1:0, I see the following Basically it appears the TightVNC client that asks for a password,but I don't know what is this. But ...
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VNC connection problem between Windows RealVNC viewer and Ubuntu 18.04 TightVNC server

I want to establish VNC session between RealVNC Viewer in Windows 10 and TightVNC server in Ubuntu 18.04. I want to see from Windows full Ubuntu desktop. I looked at following resources: Configuring a ...
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Using VNC viewer(remote machine) without display on the laptop(ubuntu)

In my laptop, I have ubuntu 18.04, I can access it with VNC viewer. but when I am using VNC viewer, my laptop screen is open as well. So its a bit security issue for me, how I can use VNC viewer from ...
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Ubuntu Server 20.04 running TightVNCServer > Main Menu in MATE desktop keeps closing by itself when clicked on from VNCViewer client

I am running Ubuntu Server 20.04 on a Raspberry Pi 4. I installed TightVNCServer so I could access the MATE desktop from VNCViewer on a Windows 7 laptop. The Pi 4 is overclocked to 2Ghz and has 4GB ...
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Unable to connect to remote server with vnc viewer

(Tight)VNC server at the remote desktop is set up well. This I could verify by connecting to it from my PC (Ubuntu 18.04). But when I try to login to the server from my laptop (Ubuntu 16:04) using ...
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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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Remmina connects to Ubuntu 18.10 but TigerVNC viewer gives No matching security types error

(I am not looking for answers such as "Stop using VNC as it is insecure", nor do I need answers recommending different VNC implementations, as I'm specifically wanting to get TigerVNC to function ...
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Configuring VNC session for admin rights on ubuntu

I configured VNC on Ubuntu headless, using this tutorial. I don't have any administrative access to set up anything and I need to know what I need to do to raise the level permission on the file ...
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Access VNC server running in Android from Ubuntu

I am running ubuntu in an android phone and I have the address of its vnc server. Is it possible to access the vncserver from another computer in the same network? I connected the laptop to the ...
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Cinnamon crashing on Ubuntu 18.04 EC2 AWS instance

I have an issue with Cinnamon on Ubuntu 18 - EC2 AWS. Cinnamon is crashing whatever I do, see picture bellow: $ sudo apt install cinnamon-desktop-environment lightdm $ sudo apt install tightvncserver ...
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How to fix “'vncviewer' has no installation candidate”?

first i tried to install:- sudo apt-get install build-essential libreadline-dev libssl-dev libpq5 libpq-dev libreadline5 libsqlite3-dev libpcap-dev git-core autoconf postgresql pgadmin3 curl zlib1g-...
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Display problems with remote connection

I encounter display problems while connecting to my server with x11vnc. I manage to get a connection and display Gdm but when I login, I get this awfull screen, I suppose it's a problem with Gnome: ...
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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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diffrences between commands

I would like to know the diffrence beteen the following commands: sudo x11vnc sudo x11vnc -auth /var/lib/lightdm/.Xauthority -display :0 thank you in advance.
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Blank screen with vnc on Ubuntu 17.10

I am getting just a black screen with a white cursor in VNC Viewer on Windows 10. I have tried many incantations of x11vnc command with Gnome on Ubuntu 17.10, currently: sudo x11vnc -many -auth /run/...
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connecting to vncserver if started with service

I've followed the instructions here to set up a vncserver service: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-and-configure-vnc-on-ubuntu-14-04 I only used the section on ...
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Ubuntu VNC server and Putty SSH tunnel

I have my vncserver running on my ubuntu machine and I am able to connect directly to it from pcs both on and off my network. To have a graphical desktop connection I use a vnc client (VNC viewer in ...
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X11 VNC server in 17.10

I cannot get VNCserver to run at all in 17.10 AA. It ran well in 17.04. When I launch it, It indicates that another version is already running. I believe the firewall is open. I have reinstalled 17....
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Using SSVNC and SSH - am I safe?

I connect from one computer to another (both Ubuntu) via SSH using an SSH-key. Now I also installed a vnc server on one of them (vnc4server) and use ssvnc (downloaded from the software center) to ...
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How to set up/configure a VNC server to show running applications [duplicate]

I'm trying to set up vnc4server on an Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) server version system. I can currently vnc into the computer no problem, but I can't view my running applications - only my terminal. ...
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what are the remote sharing servers available for x11 display in ubuntu 16.04

I am using x11vnc server on ubuntu 16.04 running on beagle bone board. When i connect using vnc viewer client, display connected to board is flickering. Are there any other servers available which ...
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Infinite nested windows when connecting through VNC

I am trying to connect to my VNC server that i have setup in my ubuntu 16.04 i have tried the default out of the box vnc server Desktop-Sharing i have tried x11vnc. When i connect the connection works ...
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Edit network connections with tightVNCserver

For an embedded device I have an raspberry pi which is hard to reach. I need to change the IP but it's running ubuntumate and the networkmanager keeps acting like a #*%K. I installed a tightvncserver ...
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VNC Showing Grey Screen

The screen is showing this strange grey/black image when I use VNC. None of my files can be accessed and I can't do anything. It is Ubuntu 16.04. Please any suggestions are needed.
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xfce4 vncviewer modifiers button1 not sent

I am affraid this is either a duplicate or a hard to explain situation, will see. I have a remote legacy system runnng on 'old' xwindow sytem with a 'old' vnc server on it. in there I goet a xemacs ...
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Accidently xkill remote ubuntu server now cannot connect

I accidently xkill a ubuntu desktop on a server that is hosted remotely, after I did that I got kicked off the VNC Viewer. Now I'm getting a VNC message that "The connection was refused by the host ...
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VNC server, how to show upper right panel?

I installed TightVNC Server version 1.3.10 in ubuntu 16.04. The configuration in xstartup file is as following. #!/bin/bash unset SESSION_MANAGER unset DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS gnome-panel & ...
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TightVNC viewer closes erraticly after starting a program

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and connect with TightVNC viewer from Windows 10. It seems to go well, until I start a program, for example an internet explorer. It then just closes, with the message: "Connection ...
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Why can color setting affect VNC connection?

By following the post Cannot VNC to KVM Guest, I managed to connect to my guest VM through VNC. But, it's just weird that color setting can lead to an unexpected close of VNC connections. I would like ...
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How to start VPN on Ubuntu server that is remotely controlled by VNC-viewer?

How to start VPN on Ubuntu server (in order to change server IP address) that is remotely controlled by VNC-viewer? I use Expressvpn and this guide: https://www.expressvpn.com/support/vpn-setup/linux-...
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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 path=/dev/...
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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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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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What do I need for remotely accessing my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop?

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 13.10]....