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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VNC black screen kills Vmware Workstation sessions on host

There are other similar questions related to mine (e.g. VNC viewer issue - showing black screen ) - my case seems a little bit different: I start vncserver on my CentOS 5.8 host, which acts as a ...
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tunneling VNC port and port forwording

I have two machine say A and B. machine A is a public gateway. machine B is in my network and running VNC server on port 6000. I want people should connect on machine A on VNC port say 5900 ...
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How to stop Java web app on server remotely

I remotely ran a Java web application on a server using TightVNC. One of the tasks of the web app was that it would schedule and do a specific task every 15 minutes. Turns out the code is incorrect ...
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Free software remote assistance tool for double NAT [closed]

I need a remote assistance tool (i.e. tool that makes it possible to control another persons screen) that: works between two machines that are both NAT'ed behind different NAT-walls does not require ...
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VNC server login issue wit CentOS release 5.7 (Final)

While logging through Remote desktop viewer it works for root, but not for other users (myuser)?. Config /etc/sysconfig/vncservers: If I use root instead of myuser it works. But not for the linux ...
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Looking for fast cross-platform desktop sharing application [closed]

I'm looking for a simple, cross-platform, fast, and secure way to share the desktop of a local machine with other people. For example, if co-worker working remotely shares their desktop, I'd be able ...
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Sun Grid Engine VNC temporary sessions

Since I've been in a world of hurt with FreeNX attempting to get shadowing to work, I stumbled across a brief description describing starting vnc sessions through an SGE job (our firewall rules would ...
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How to share desktop over LAN to multiple viewers [closed]

I need to share one machine's screen to 10 computers in the same LAN, without internet. The platform is Windows 7. I've tried Windows remote desktop help but only allows one viewer. I'm testing ...
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TigerVNC + SSH without a VNC Password?

I have a RHEL 6 system with TigerVNC installed. It is configured to only allow VNC connections through SSH. Thus, a user can only connect to VNC if they successfully establish an SSH connection to ...
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Solutions for exporting a remote desktop app (display and audio)

I'm looking for a solution that will allow me to export a desktop app running on a server to a client machine. The server is ideally Linux, the desktop is Windows (+Mac for icing on the cake). The ...
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Replacing TightVNC with alternate client (CONNECT parameter)

I am in the process of reverse engineering an existing system in an attempt to replace their existing TightVNC applet with something else (hopefully NoVNC if at all possible). So far, here is what I ...
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xorg.conf missing in Debian

I'm attempting to configure X on a headless server. I've installed the xorg, tightvnc, and fluxbox but /etc/X11/xorg.conf is missing. I've run xorg -configure and it gives fails giving the following ...
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remote desktop: acces to single application

I have a server running, on which an application is running. Now I want to gain a person access to this application only. Is there a good way to give premissions to just one applicaiton without ...
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Where is tigervnc-server package in ubuntu 11?

Where is tigervnc-server package in ubuntu 11? What is instead? UPDATE tigervnc-server package allows to have system-wide configuration file /etc/sysconfig/vncservers file, where one can associate ...
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RHEL6: allow remote X clients

Two hosts, both running RHEL6.2. One (hostA) has a X installed, the other (hostB) does not. Installing X on the second host is not an option. Runnning 'echo $DISPLAY' on hostA returns ':10.0'. On ...
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Linux: How to Press Sysreq Key in VNC/Vsphere Client?

I'm using a Vsphere client on Windows XP over a VNC link (Vinagre) from an Ubuntu 10.10 desktop running WindowMaker. It all works pretty well, but I can't find any way to press the Magic SysReq key ...
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Restarting the GUI on a Linux Sever to free locked files?

Recently, I realized that a certain disk partition on a Linux Server that is only accessed by ssh was full. I tracked down the problem to a VNC log which had filled up the disk. Using lsof, I ...
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How to specific listening IP of VNC server under Linux ?

I know how to specify a listening port of VNC server under Linux, but what puzzles me is I can not find a way to specify a VNC listening IP. When started VNC server under CentOS 5.6, I found its ...
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Remote login ticketing for single-license software on shared server.

in my university context we use some expensive software for which we have a single-license on a single machine. Having to share a single license in this manner is suboptimal: users need to go sit down ...
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CentOS port closed even when iptables is stopped

I've recently got a VPS running CentOS 6.X, I installed Gnome and configured VNC. vncserver is running fine, but I can't connect to it. I checked the ports from outside and noticed that port 5901 is ...
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VNC connection to EC2 instance without installing a VNC server

I was wondering if it was possible to connect to an Amazon ec2 instance via VNC, but instead of installing a VNC server in the target machine, somehow connect it to the hypervisor's graphics output ...
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SSH tunnel over multi hops using putty

I have a situation where I want to connect to a Linux machine running VNC (lets call it VNCServer) which is behind two consecutive Linux machines i.e., to ssh into the VNCServer, I have to ssh into ...
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VNC Connection Refused

I'm running CentOS 6 with Gnome's built in "Remote Desktop" set up to give me remote access. I have this set up on 3 machines, but for some reason one of them is refusing connections. Whilst trying ...
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VNC server failed to start CentOS

I followed a tutorial on how to install and get VNCserver to run on CentOS 6 (since freenx isnt supported yet) and I keep getting Starting VNC server: 1:user [FAILED] How do I figure out whats ...
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How to find which screen (and thus port) the VNC UI for a kvm guest has? Or how to assign it

Is there a straightforward way to find the VNC screen (i.e. port number minus 5900) onto which a KVM guest is bound? My guests are all configured to run with VNC enabled, but the order in which they ...
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IIS7.5 non-http port routing

I am trying to use IIS7.5 as a way to route to vnc on different servers or virtual servers. I cant get http to work but not non-http protocols like VNC, telnet, etc. Is there a way to do that? ...
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Is it possible to run a VNC server without a GPU on linux? [closed]

Is it possible to run a VNC server on a machine without any GPU, or are some GPU features necessary even when the image isn't actually sent to a hardware video output? I guess there should be some ...
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Tunnel SSH from A->B->C [closed]

I'm looking to setup a tunnel using PuTTY on Windows. Ideally I'd SSH directly from A->C, however, I can't from the network I'm on. I can, however connected from A->B->C. C is running a vncserver, ...
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Installing VNC or equivalent service on Ubuntu 10.4 minimal via SSH

I recently purchased a quite expensive Rootserver. The only way to connect to it is via SSH. That works perfectly fine and I'm happy with it. But sadly, my boss wants a GUI. SO my first thought was: ...
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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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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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how do I login as primary using tightvnc [closed]

I did the mistake with setting similar password for "view only" and "primary" mode using tightvnc server. Now I only can control my client pc and everytime I want to log in to server, I always logged ...
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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 ...