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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RDP connection to VPS drops when connecting to VPN

I have a Virtual Private Server that runs Windows Server 2008 R2. I use Remote Desktop Connection to administer it. I am trying to connect my VPS to a VPN. The connection succeeds, but since the VPS ...
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What is the difference between TigerVNC and vnc4server?

Ubuntu ships with vnc4server which is based on RealVNC. CentOS ships with TigerVNC, which is based on TightVNC which is based on RealVNC. Does anyone know feature wise what is different between ...
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Access KVM virtual machines over VNC without port forwarding with SSH

Is it possible to access the VMs without having to forward the remote port and VNC to the localhost? I'd like to be able to VNC into the KVM server and see the VMs display.
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Turnkey Windows app VNC in a box?

There's one Windows app I would like to use across a VNC connection. Otherwise I have no use for Windows. The app does not work with Wine. What is the simplest/most turnkey way of making a single ...
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VNCServer will not start after editing /etc/sysconfig/vncservers

I'm running CentOS5.6 and am attempting to configure VNC. I edited /etc/sysconfig/vncservers to read as follows: VNCSERVERS="2:paul 3:sid" VNCSERVERARGS[2]="-geometry 800x600" ...
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Is there a way to publish my screen (using VNC or similar technology)

I'm trying to figure out a way to publish my screen using VNC or a similar technology. My intention is to connect a remote PC to a projector/display and connect to that PC so that i can share my ...
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How do I setup VNC (remote desktop) on CentOS 6?

After screwing around with command line and getting nowhere, I will follow this question with an answer.
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Which VNC to use?

Which VNC to use? Real, Ultra, Tight? The server machine is a Windows 2008 R2 running Exchange 2010 and there is need for only one administrator to connect to it. The client machine is going to be a ...
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Is there a command line switch to start vncserver in grayscale mode?

It is a simple question about vncserver. Is there a command line switch to start vncserver in grayscale mode? hours and hours I am searching at internet but I can't figure out how to do it.
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windows vnc via ssh to kvm guest - connection failed

I've a headless CentOS6 running KVM and I want to configure a guest via vnc. The problem is my working machine is Win7. I created a guest using command: sudo virt-install --name=c6-64 --disk ...
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Intel AMT - enable vnc via linux

All our old servers have supermicro boards and we used IPMI to make out-of-band managment. Mostly we used it for shutdown/restart and sometimes change some settings via the sol/kvm console. As it ...
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Start/Stop/Restart individual vnc servers defined in /etc/sysconfig?

I have inherited responsibility for a RHEL 5 development box we are using at work that has been configured using a VNC server to allow multiple users to work on the machine at once. The VNC service ...
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Remote Desktop Software with low latency

I am searching for a remote desktop software (Linux/Windows/Mac) which has a very low latency between input+output (lower then 1 sec). Some VNC (UltraVNC, RealVNC) solutions have a latency of 1-2 ...
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Windows Remote Desktop multiple users [closed]

In my company there are 20 people. We all need to connect via Remote Desktop to Windows 2008 server to use specyfic application. We need Remote Desktop but the CALs are expensive. So I'm looking for ...
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Xen connect to dom0 with vnc?

Is there are a way to connect to dom0 using VNC without running X? I don't want an X server, I just want to see what is on the console. EDIT: Adding some background, since people seem to be really ...
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Is it possible to allow multiple VNC connections to a DomU?

Is there a way to enable multiple vnc clients to connect to the same DomU using the Xen 4.0 built-in vnc server?
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Can I reset a VNC connection to a DomU?

VNC to my DomU VMs works great. The only problem is that I can only have one vnc client at a time connected, and if someone leaves a session logged in, or if I am disconnected suddenly, I have to wait ...
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best VNC Server for Linux? [closed]

I know this may be a question about personal preferences. But, in terms of: speed / memory usage / ease of configuration/ licensing , which is the best VNC server you know? I have tried TightVNC, ...
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Unable to establish VNC connection with a particular host on the network

When my OpenVPN session is on, I'm able to establish VNC sessions on other computers. Just this particular computer which I can't seem to figure out why. Here are some methods I've tried Turn of ...
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EC2 SLES Instance - Problems with Yast and other pre-installed apps

I am Linux newbie, I managed (it was a bit of an ordeal) to get a VNC server (TightVNC) running on a SLES 11 SP1 EC2 instance. Monitor manager on the VNC xstartup file is gnome (it took me a while to ...
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How to install VNC server on Linux SUSE EC2 instance?

Assuming I can ssh to my Linux instance (SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1) as root and that I can transfer files into it - how do I install a VNC server (let's say RealVNC free version) on the ...
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KVM install of Fedora hangs using VNC console

I'm trying to install Fedora 15 using the KVM VNC console. I can create the virtual machine just fine and can connect to the VNC console. A bunch of text scrolls by and then it hangs. I presume this ...
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Monitor status while using VNC

So after connecting to a vnc server via vnc viewer to my desktop (remotely), Is it possible to know whether the monitor connected to the CPU is switched ON or not. Simply put, from command prompt how ...
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Hosting with Java and VNC support? [closed]

I am new to linux and java, I have developed an application with Java EE 5 want to host it on linux platform, firstly which flavour should I use CentOS/Ubuntu? which architecture? 32 bit/ 64bit? and ...
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set headless ubuntu linux display resolution

We bought a small box as our server and we installed ubuntu linux. We don't plug any display to it, instead, we remote desktop/vnc to the server (using TightVNC). However, the display by default is ...
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What do I need to know to get VNC working?

I usually access remote machines over ssh via the commandline, but now need to connect to one using VNC so I can actually use the desktop. Other people can successfully connect to this PC (running Win ...
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What settings should I have for a VNC user?

I'm trying to set up a VNC server as per the directions in the following guide: http://help.godaddy.com/article/6012?locale=en#access Some background: The first problem I ran into was that there was ...
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Xvnc4 started from xinetd only displays empty gray X screen

I'm attempting to setup an Ubuntu 10.10 box so that anyone can connect to port 5900 and be greeted by the gdm login manager. To do so, I added a vnc entry in /etc/services and I am starting Xvnc4 ...
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TightVNC to an Ubuntu desktop on EC2: the letter d doesn't appear when typed in Terminal

I followed this article and I have the desktop running on Ubuntu on an EC2 instance and I can connect to it from TightVNC. When I try to use Terminal, when I type certain characters, they seems to ...
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Please recommend a free stealth remote access solution for internal network

I need to have ability to stealthfully access, view, and control a few dozen PC's on my company's network. I would need a control panel window, so I can instantly connect to any of the users. Please ...
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VNC to Solaris 11 Express blocked on reboot by keychain authorization prompt

So I just setup a box running Solaris Express 11 to use as a ZFS server for the home network and I have a small issue with the built-in VNC server. On a fresh reboot if I try and log in via VNC the ...
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VNC - full screen (Laptop viewer)

I have a winXP laptop with vnc viewer installed. I am connecting from the laptop to my other fedora machine. In the viewer when I set to full screen it is not streched, meaning i need to scroll up ...
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What does VNC reflectors basically do?

I am confused about what vnc reflector does. From the documentation http://sourceforge.net/projects/vnc-reflector/ I got that it's proxysitting between real VNC server (a host) and a number of VNC ...
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What does VNC reflectors basically do?

I am confused about what vnc reflector does. From the documentation http://sourceforge.net/projects/vnc-reflector/ I got that it's proxysitting between real VNC server (a host) and a number of VNC ...
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Adding port forwardings programmatically on a ControlMaster SSH session

I just found out about the ControlMaster/ControlPath feature of OpenSSH, which allows you to use a single SSH connection to run multiple terminals. As I often use SSH to use port forwarding to get ...
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How do I get Chicken of the VNC to connect to a port less than 5900?

According to the Chicken of the VNC documentation, it automatically adds 5900 to the indicated display number to calculate the port number to connect to. (So I've been able to connect to port 5999 of ...
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What's the Xen compatible VNC client for Mac OS X?

I have a VPS hosting account, and the hosting is offered by Xen, and controllable via VNC. I could connect to my machine with my iOS app, but couldn't with Finder on Mac OS X. Maybe there is an ...
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what would be the ideal remote desktop support software [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I want to take over PC's in my Active directory Domain : windows 2003 Workstations : windows 7 & few XP Any highly recommended remote desktop support softwares, ...
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How can I provide easy transparent access to internal resources from a web browser

My company has a field engineering force which works onsite at customers. Many of those customers have very restrictive rules. One cannot usually connect a non-customer owned laptop to the network, ...
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What alternatives to VNC are there for Linux?

Are there (preferably free) alternatives to VNC on Linux? Is there different remote desktop technologies for Linux or is it all based around VNC? EDIT: Thanks symcbean for your comment, good point. ...
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Linux Remote Desktop with username/password authentication

The environment at the moment is a selection of windows and Linux (RHEL 4/5 and SLES 10/11) whereby VNC access to the windows boxes works using ultravnc and providing a username/password combination ...
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Rollout VNC to all XP desktops via Group Policy?

I would like to roll out a VNC solution that will allow me to connect to all the client computers on my windows networks. Any recommendations appreciated.
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How can I connect to my XEN VMs using VNC?

Does every VM in XEN have a VNC server running for it? If so, how do I connect to this VNC session, this would be VERY helpful for me! I'd like to be able to tunnel a connection to my server via SSH, ...
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Connecting to xen domU console using vnc

To follow this question : Cannot connect to Xen domU via VNC if X isn't installed on domU I'm able to connect using VNC but only see the login screen, not the whole boot process log (and pygrub ...
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Remote support via VPN without split tunnel

my title might not be very clear, but I'll explain my setup in more detail now. We have several customers (companies) that need to be remotely supported. At these customers we have servers running ...
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GDM login screen is not displayed with VNC

I set up VNC server with xinetd. Also configured GDM so that XDMCP is enabled. VNC connection seems okay, but GDM login screen is not shown. Instead I can only see old bare X screen (gray meshed ...
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How to Run vnc4server on Ubuntu in Certain Resolution?

There's a headless Ubuntu instance used as a host for our build server. I have some UI code that requires some graphical output. Installing a vnc4server and redirecting a DISPLAY to it worked like a ...
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Windows VNC server with command line interface

I am trying to find a VNC server (preferably open source) for Windows platform with CLI. GUI is optional. Most of popular VNC servers say they provide CLI, but in reality all those command line ...
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Automatic deployment of VNC server to remote terminals (PC's) via Remote Desktop

We have several remote, unmanned terminals where I require a VNC server, as using Remote Desktop prevents others using the terminals. Often the connection to one of these is extremely slow, and ...
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How to convert non key, value java arguments to applet params? (args like -Xmx64m)

I'm trying to use xvpviewer (based on TightVNC) to VNC into my VMs running on Citirx XenServer. There are a couple of caveats required with trusting the certificate from XenServer which I've got ...