In computing, Virtual Network Computing (VNC) is a graphical desktop sharing system that uses the RFB protocol to remotely control another computer. It transmits the keyboard and mouse events from one computer to another, relaying the graphical screen updates back in the other direction, over a ...

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Is it possible to run a VNC on Google Cloud Platform?

Everything I've read so far indicates that the environment is very prepackaged and not flexible in terms of envoronment customizations. Could I customize app engine to be a VNC just like I could for ...
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Change VNC password without losing the session

I have a VNC session to my server(linux), but now i need to change their password, however, i cannot lose that session. If I use this command: vncpasswd [passwd-file] Does anyone know if I will ...
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Can't connect to 2 different Linux computers via VNC (local network)

I have a problem connecting to Vino VNC server with 2 Linux Computers running Xubuntu. The computers are Based on the ODroid U3 chip which is ARM based. When both of the ODroids are on the same ...
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Disabling VNC for HVM on Xen causes error

When I try to start a Xen HVM guest without VNC, I always get this error libxl: error: libxl_dm.c:1212:device_model_spawn_outcome: domain 25 device model: spawn failed (rc=-3) libxl: error: ...
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How to set up unique X-server for each active VNC user

I'm trying to set up a server for analysing MEG data where it's possible for multiple users to simultaneously run unique instances of Matlab on unique X instances. We have 32 gb ram and an SSD, so I'm ...
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Changing VNC Password Remotely - All Sorts of Versions (Windows)

There are a few other posts (e.g. Remotely set VNC service password ) on that subject but they are narrow to one specific VNC software/version. I have a situation whereby I have about 500 PCs on a ...
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How to forward vnc for multiple hops [closed]

I have 2 machines Intrim and Remote. I have to go through Intrim to get to Remote. Normally I just do this: ssh -X Intrim #now I'm in Intrim ssh -X Remote And I just open up things with the ...
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VNC “Master Server” existing?

Actually in our company we have install a VNC Server on every single computer. To access them from "outside" i had to add NAT for each internal server to the firewall. It there existing something ...
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VNC Server for a Headless Debian box?

Which VNC Server can I use to run graphical applications (i.e. X Clients) on a headless Debian Wheezy box? Usually I don't need graphical applications on servers but from time to time there are ...
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x11vnc server lets me connect at login screen, but after login, connection closes

I have an existing xubuntu server running on my local network. I set up x11vnc and it starts at the login screen, so I can login myself. The only problem is that every time I log in, the vnc ...
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VNC server failure after booting - Failed to get connection to session

I'm having this error from the log file of a Tiger VNC server (version tigervnc-server-1.1.0-5.el6_4.1.x86_64): Failed to contact configuration server; some possible causes are that you need to ...
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Connecting to Mac OS X VNC with Kerberos authentication [closed]

I'm running Mac OS X Server with remote administration. Apple uses VNC with (I believe) Kerberos authentication. I do NOT use a VNC password, just the user-based authentication. I need to find a VNC ...
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RealVNC server Enterprise 5.0: How to manage parameter as there is no more vncconfig?

I just would like to know with new VNC version 5.0 how we can access and change the running parameters by command line ? Indeed using RealVNC 4.X, is was possible using vncconfig, for example: ...
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VNC Server using different GUI to localmachine?

When I started a VNCServer instance on my machine it seems to be using an older version of Solaris GUI. However when I go down to the server room and login locally to the machine I get a nice newer ...
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Set up network to provide remote assistance [closed]

Currently: On location A I've got 7 computers running Windows XP Professional SP3. I've got 2 of these running a free version of Teamviewer. The rest have nothing and I can't access them from ...
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VNC unattended Server (No user Interaction)

I worked on a proof on concept a while ago.... whereby I managed to get VNC going in full "unattended" mode... I.e. The VNC Server dials into the viewer... which is running in Listening mode. The ...
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How can I view my logged in desktop on Red Hat with my VNCViewer?

I have TigerVNC running on my Red Hat machine. I am using 5902 and 5903. When I remote in, it is a whole new X session. I changed one of the ports to 0, but RH says it is already being used. I am ...
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KVN VPS - > VNC entered passwokrds can be seen by admin?

I have KVN VPS. I encrypted full disk on CentOS install. I know sys admin can see my VNC but can they record what passwords I enter on VNC (disk encryption and ssh pass) ?
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RDP to remote Natted machines [closed]

I currently have a situation where I have around 20 machines across 7 or so locations where each of those locations is firewalled. We need to be able to pull up a remote desktop on these machines ...
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Sharing a VNC session

Several of our users access a group of Linux servers via VNC and recently have decided they'd like to share their session with other users doing the same type of work. Being that they don't really ...
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Remote Management (VNC-style) without Port Forwarding [closed]

Is there a way of setting up a VNC-style server (RDP would do as well) on machines behind NATs, and have access to them? Should be technically possible by having outgoing connections from the NATed ...
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vnc to kvm host not working despite succesfull network connection

I have a centos 6.4 box running openstack grizzly. I have various instances running, yet I can not view their console. Horizon has a built in console viewer called novnc-proxy, which is not working ...
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Shadowing with x0vncserver - No mouse pointer

I am working on a solution to shadow a user's X session in a multiuser desktop environment. If one wants to shadow a session they use my script. My script sets the proper XAUTHORITY environment ...
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TightVNC reverse connection while user can interact with pc

How can I use tightvnc to interact with another desktop while user interacts with his own pc? Example Scenario VNC process Starts on desktop 2 while User uses 'default' desktop, like virtawin ...
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I can't connect to VNC Server (connection refused : error 10061).

I purchased a vps and configured it by using this tutorial (means installed GENOM desktop and VNC server): http://www.time4vps.eu/knowledgebase.php?action=displayarticle&id=41 Then I installed ...
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OSX: Get the UID behind a VNC session

Assume I have 2 VNC connections to a single OSX (10.<6) box. 1. login with user1 2. login with user2. user1 closes the VNC Viewer (disconnect) and I want to clean-up the related processes (kill ...
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I can not boot up from an USB stick while I am connected with Intel AMT KVM

This is very strange. I can not boot up from an USB device until I reboot and close the connection immediately. Then everything works well. I can not provide more information than this, because I ...
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vnc-server not installed on CentOS 6.4

while following this Guide , i did this: yum install vnc-server and it installed success fully , but rpm -q vnc-server returns package vnc-server is not installed while yum install ...
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Using an existing connection with vncserver-virtuald

There are three ways to run vncserver (RealVNC): User Mode - Show the desktop of the currently logged on user Service Mode - Show the computer's console Virtual Mode for (UNIX/Linux only) - Create ...
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YUM install tigervnc-server fails on RHEL 6.1

Installing tigervnc-server fails on RHEL 6.1 with the message below. One person recommended installing all of the xorg-x11 packages, but that gives the same message (below too). Do I need to add new ...
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Record video of Windows 2008 session without screen/remote console attached

I have a service running on a Windows 2008R2 server that needs to make a screenshot and video. When I issue an API call, the video and screenshot does not work if there is no remote console attached ...
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How to get xrdp working on centos/rhel 6?

I'm trying to get xrdp running on centos/rhel 6. I installed it from the epel repo (also installed Gnome desktop and tigervnc-server). I'm able to start the service, and also get to the login screen ...
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Providing web-based training using VNC or other tools

I am attempting to implement the capability to provide real-time web-conference style training to a group of 10-15 students located on another continent. We're in Canada, they're in Australia. Here ...
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Cannot connect to Openstack Instance via horizon, but SSH works?

I've got an OpenStack deployment running inside a VM for testing purposes. My setup is as follows: Host Ubuntu x64 with Virtualbox -> Guest Ubuntu x64 with OpenStack -> Ubuntu X64 Server Test ...
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VNC faster than Spice for remote access to KVM guest?

Having used RDP before, I'm not exactly thrilled with the performance I am seeing from VNC to my KVM virtual machines. The KVM host is Ubuntu 12.04 server x64. I've read that Spice is faster, and ...
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Remote Desktop Software with low latency for thin clients [closed]

I'm currently using a thin client with the following specification: I am searching for Remote Desktop software that will allow me to have a very low latency for audio quality on my thin clients. ...
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linux vnc - continue to run programs while not logged in

Is it possible to "fake logoff" a VNC session, so that when I log off programs continue to run? For example, I log onto my remote computer, start Firefox and open a couple of tabs and download some ...
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Change VNC listen address in Libvirt without restarting VM

Is there a way to to edit the listen address of a Libvirt-Machine on the fly? At the moment it seems like when I want to edit the listen address, I have to shut down the corresponding VM first, then ...
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Can't get beyond boot screen after booting from CD in KVM

I've just installed KVM on Debian 6 64 bit and have created 2 guests and booted one of them. I can connect via VNC and I get the Debian CD boot options (text/graphical install). I have tried ...
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Does Citrix XenApp use less network traffic than VNC or Remote Desktop?

I read in Wikipedia that XenApp is based on GDI commands sent over the network instead of based on images sent over the network like VNC does; does XenApp use less network traffic then Terminal ...
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Difference between XRDP, VNC, tightVNC and x11vnc for remote viewing and control [closed]

I am trying to figure out the best way to go about controlling a Debian machine. I would probably be controlling it from either Windows or and Android phone. What are the differences between XRDP, ...
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Remote mouse pointer not visible in VNC [closed]

I used VNC desktops as a kind of collaboration server, as shared planning and pair programming environment for a long time. Now my latest iteration uses a KVM guest running Fedora 17 "Beefy Miracle", ...
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VNC goes to wrong IP (CentOS and Smoothwall VM)

OK, this one is so very weird. I have CentOS 6.3 (host) running Virtual Machine Manager and several virtual machines. The host as the public IP xxx.xxx.xxx.209. One of the virtual machines is ...
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Screen sharing stopped working Mac OSX 10.7.4

Yesterday, after installing Myob Account Edge accounting on my mac mini server, I lost the ability to screen share with it using the vnc protocol (Go menu > connect to server). When I try to connect, ...
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How to access vm inside a vm via VNC?

For some reasons I installed virtual machines inside a virtual machine, like this: A( B( C )) where A is the physical machine, B is a vm and the network type is NAT. And C is also a virtual machine ...
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gnome in vnc not showing any window

When i use vnc to connect my server (i'm using Centos 6 x64 and gnome ), gnome didnt show any title bar / window border, the mouse pointer always in loading animation state this is xstartup code i ...
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Can not display Proxmox console due to Connection time out

When I try to open console in proxmox ve nothing happens and I see this error in logs: no connection : Connection timed out TASK ERROR: command '/bin/nc -l -p 5900 -w 10 -c '/usr/sbin/qm vncproxy 100 ...
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Will terminal keep executing a command after i disconnect my VNC session? [closed]

I established a remote session in a MacOSX (10.6.8) from my PC (Windows7) using VNC. I initiated terminal and it is currently executing a task that will take probably 1 day before completing. Should I ...
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VNC into EC2 Ubuntu Instance

I followed the guide here, and I seem to be able to connect but I get a blank screen using the Chicken VNC viewer. Why?
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Securely access a win2k8 server from behind a firewall

This situation is a little unique in that I need to access the desktop (will be running on EC2, w2k8 R2) from behind my work firewall using my work laptop (win xp with no ability to install anything). ...