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 start a process when a user connects to an xrdp session and end it when they disconnect?

I would like to start a process that would run in the background when a user connects via xrdp to a session, and when that session ends/ when the user disconnects? I am running an Ubuntu AWS instance ...
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How to configure RealVNC to use dual displays full screen

The setup is the following: VMWare ESXi5.0 Virtualisation server running a virtual machine Win7. This virtual machine is configured to have 2x Generic Non-PNP displays both at 1920x1200 resolution. ...
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Blank screen when connecting to vino-server (debian jessy) with realvnc client

Trying to connect to a Debian machine running gnome. It actually worked OK (until I've changed hostname and rebooted) Now all I get is a blank - black screen after connecting I've removed xstartup ...
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KVM / QEMU: connect to VM without GUI [closed]

Short Version (Solution is below): I have a Windows PC. I have a Debian server (without desktop environment). I have a Ubuntu VM running on Debian server via KVM/QEMU. Question: How can I connect to ...
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Logging out of Screen Share bumps you into a local session

I noticed some scary behavior while testing Screen Sharing on macs. I have root logged in locally on an imac. I use Screen Sharing from a different mac, choosing to "Log In" such that it doesn't ...
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Set VNC Server as Display Environment Linux

I am using Amazon Web Services as my server for my website. I am trying to run a graphical application on my server. In my attempts to do this I set up a vnc server. I am able to see the desktop once ...
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Server doesn't boot after installing X Window System

I've been trying to install XFCE to use with VNC on a Centos 7 server but every time I install X Window System the server doesn't boot. Always with the dracut error: /dev/md1 does not exists Boot ...
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Can't connect to VNC server via OpenVPN

I've got the problem with connecting via VNC to remote computer. Connection goes through OpenVPN and I'm routing 5900 port to localhost.. ssh -p(port) -L5900:vpn adress of machine:5900 ...
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Safely wake up black VNC screen cloud servers

What is the safest way to wake up a cloud server (Windows & Linux) via VNC using the keyboard. Looking into a taking a screen grab of a large number of servers (Windows & Linux) using the ...
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Running a VNC client without X

Think about a classroom equiped with a linux-KVM server and some tiny PCs (Raspbery Pis, Odroid, and such). I would like to control a desktop VM on the linux-KVM server from a tiny client with ...
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CentOS7 KVM - Mouse is “off” on the console with virt-manager

I am managing a KVM host with virt-manager from a Windows 8.1 PC. I have XMING\PuTTY installed on the PC w\ X11 Forwarding. I SSH to the KVM host and run virt-manager. I noticed that the mouse is ...
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XRDP fails to join sessions in certain scenarios

I'm trying to configure xrdp on CentOS 7 to join to already existing sessions. This functionality is partially present at the moment and here's what I mean by partially: when I xrdp from windows ...
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Lost vncserver connection after EC2 instance reboot

I was able to get the vnc remote desktop working in AWS EC2 with an Red Hat Linux instance (it is basically Centos 7). The following were the steps: ssh into the instance sudo yum update sudo yum ...
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Limiting TightVNC Server's number of concurrent sessions

I have a Raspberry Pi, and I'm using TightVNC Server to access remotely. My /etc/init.d/tightvnc file (which is just the service that launches at boot) looks like this: #!/bin/sh # ...
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noVNC console on Openstack Dashboard is rendering garbled UI on RHEL7

I am running nova-compute on RHEL7. Openstack dashboard's noVNC console is rendering garbled UI for any instance having a UI console. Can somebody please help out? This is working just fine on RHEL65 ...
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Allowing remote server access while preventing file transfers [closed]

I am setting up a Linux server that needs to: (1) Allow remote access. (2) Prevent files from being downloaded. Specifically, the server holds data that users will be analyzing, building models with, ...
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Connection Refused RealVNC and Same with Remote Desktop Program Windows Server 2012

So i set up a virtual machine on QEMU on my linux machine hoping to get some windows server running but when i tried to set up RDP i couldn't connect through my client. So i thought i'd try RealVNC ...
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Is there a downside to installing VNC?

We have an Intel NUC in my university's language department that will soon host a web application used by faculty and students in the department. The NUC runs Ubuntu (14.10). I'm comfortable with the ...
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Use graphical DomU (X11 for Linux, regular UI for Windows) from Dom0 without any GUI on Dom0

I am creating a Xen (para)virtualization setup, with two DomU's: a Windows 10 client install, on HVM, and an Linux client install with X11, on PV. Dom0 is a non-graphical Debian install. So far I have ...
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Remote desktop connection to kvm virtual machine starts working after vnc-logon?

I am running a Windows XP on kvm inside my debian system. Everything runs smoothly and I can connect via VNC as well as via Remote Desktop. VNC connection is naturally supported right from boot up ...
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OS X (Yosemite) auto login on remote desktop

I have configured my VNC server on my iMac using the "Share Desktop" feature. I'm trying to access with Ubuntu default's client Remmina. I'm currently trying to access as a view-only client but it's ...
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“Unable to open display ” “” error on VNC Server

I'm trying to run a GUI for my CentOS 6 server. I've installed VNC, and I have followed this guide through to the end - http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/VNC-Server Once the VNC server is started, I try ...
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The necessity of vncpasswd

On every xrdp/vncserver tutorial it is indicated to use the command vncpasswd after creating a new user but I see that it is enough if I set the user into the tsusers group and set an entry for it in ...
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VNC file transfer via command line

I have a lot of PCs accessible via VNC over VPN. They all have TightVNC server installed. Using this is the only possible way for file transfer, due to restrictions of the VPN network. Right now, I ...
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Centos 5.8 - firewall blocking Virtualizor staff

I run private KVM/OpenVZ hosting and im currently having issues with it. So I opened a ticket with virtualizor and they say they cant access the VNC connections, but I can. I figured the only thing ...
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Have distributed hosts auto-connect to central jump box for reverse ssh and vnc sessions [closed]

We're going to deploy info screens in various places. They have a browser running and pull the info via HTTP. To reconfigure them, it would be useful if they connected to a central host from where we ...
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vncconfig tool allows copy/paste in one direction only on vnccserver

I have a liux debian server running a VNC Server. vncconfig is also running on the server and the connection works great, also tunneled through SSH. But I have problems using copy/paste. When I ...
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Manage Hyper-V VMs remotely without RDP

After searching a lot I couldn't find this anywhere so I'm asking here, I'm sorry if this was asked before. Is there anyway to manage Hyper-V VMs remotely without having to connect to the Windows ...
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Cannot Access remote CentOS machine using VNC

I am trying to connect to a remote CentOs machine through VNC to get a graphical display. I have followed the steps mentioned in https://www.howtoforge.com/vnc-server-installation-centos-6.5 to ...
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Linux VNC doesnt accepting my password

I set up a tight VNC server. I used this tutorial: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-and-configure-vnc-on-ubuntu-14-04 The VPS is hosted on Digitalocean. The VNC server ...
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Remote administration for Mac OS X?

I've inherited a Jenkins cluster of six Macs, all of which sit in a server room and are accessible on the internal network only, but have a shared admin user and VNC password for Mac OS X (To clarify: ...
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OSX two-factor Authentication for ARD and VNC

I am looking at the possibility to add two-factor authentication , using linOTP and Radius, to all network logins ( Servers, Workstations, Switches, etc... ) So far I have been able to set this up for ...
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apache listening to 7080 after installing ubuntu desktop (gui) on 10.04 vps

Before ubuntu desktop was installed sites were normal and everything (virtuals hosts/ sites) was working normally but suddenly it stopped listening to 80 and went on 7080 and 7081 any idea why this ...
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Installing Windows 2012 KVM Guest on Ubuntu 14.10 - unable to VNC into guest

I have a Ubuntu 14.10 (x64) host, and I am using KVM to setup a Windows 2012 R2 guest VM on it. I am using the virt-install command to set things up. I have setup a bridge network in ...
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Java hosting and e-mail server on VPS [closed]

I can't find a good tutorial for this, I looked at https://www.howtoforge.com/ but there is only a weak tutorial on how to setup JDK and Tomcat in a Linux environment. For me this isn't a problem, a ...
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OpenStack Live-Migration VNC server error

Following these steps to do a live migration results in: 2014-12-08 00:42:38.772 17808 ERROR nova.virt.libvirt.driver [-] [instance: db9d53ac-4a75-4009-a67e-f45abf9d4d32] Live Migration failure: ...
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Linux VNC: Is it possible to bind a specific vnc listening port to a specific user?

There's a machine in my company which people connect to through VPN and work from there. That way, the whole network is blocked from their private machines but opened for that specific box. I want to ...
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Amazon EC2 VNC Nvidia GPU usage?

I have a GPU instance on Amazon Web Services I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS The console show that the drivers are loaded perfectly, see below output $nvidia-smi -q | head ==============NVSMI ...
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KVM: VNC connection blocked

I'm running a KVM host with three client vms. Two ubuntu servers and one windows server r2 2008. All three VMs have the VNC option enabled in their XML config file: <graphics type='vnc' ...
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VNC Not Seeing Gnome Desktop in Centos 7

I have a linux box running CentOS 7, which I installed in bash only mode (so it just boots straight into the command prompt), which I am using as a file server. I could do with having a GUI for ...
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ubuntu run a command when vnc session starts

I have ubuntu, vnc server (Xvnc4) starts on boot with 2 sessions: VNCSERVERS="1:user1 2:user2" VNCSERVERARGS[1]="-geometry 1024x768 -depth 24" VNCSERVERARGS[2]="-geometry 1024x768 -depth 24 Every ...
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Xserve running Mac OS X 10.6.8 has HTTP, SSH & ARD/VNC ports open, yet cannot connect?

The subject says it all. A client I have has a relatively ancient Xserve (2009 model I believe) that is running Mac OS X 10.6.8 Server. We’ve been able to remote into the system without issue in the ...
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stop rdp to deactivation session after close

I try to run VNC Server on my Server2012 R2 (VM on HyperV Host). I login via RDP (mstsc.exe) to a Windows Server 2012 R2. Connect via real VNC to the Server also. After closing the Windows RDP ...
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NoVNC being blocked behind firewall, how can I find the port being blocked?

We have an OpenStack cloud running internally and wanted to allow student's access to the NoVNC console from within Openstack's Horizon web panel. Everything work's internally however after adding ...
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windows VM with vshpere - not accessible

All, Am relatively new to virtualisation. I have multiple ESXi hosts that were being managed by vSphere clients running on windows VM on one of the host itself. Accidently I changed the setting of ...
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TightVNC over VPN encrypted? [closed]

I'm using tightvnc to connect to my servers over a IPSEC VPN connection with split tunneling enabled. Is my communication with my servers via VNC encrypted or unencrypted?
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vncserver auto start display for root

In my rhel5 system there are cronjob scripts that are running as root which requires export DISPLAY. I have added below lines in /etc/sysconfig/vncservers to start vncserver on certain displays for ...
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KVM unix socket file permission for VNC

I'm using kvm-qemu/libvirtd for a bunch of kvms. I'm using vnc for the graphical interface. By default, it listens on a tcp socket. I want to have it listen on a unix socket instead. Looking at some ...
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Connecting to KVM VM via VNC [closed]

I just installed KVM on centos 6.5 and after I created a VM I don't know how to access via VNC. I used this command to create the VM: virt-install --name=guest_name --arch=x86_64 --vcpus=2 ...
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Vnc Viewer does not connecting but Windows Remote Desktop works

I just purchased a VPS and configured a remote desktop, it works fine with Windows Remote Desktop. but it can't be connected with VNC viewer. I assumed maybe RDs using different ports so executed ...