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 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" VNCSERVERARGS[3]="-...
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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 path=/...
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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 ...
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Want to share a Machine using VNC client

I want to access a windows machine using browser, so I have installed Tight VNC, kanaka-NoVNC on my machine. I want to access all users on different port of no VNC, so now one have access to other's ...
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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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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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trying to set and use a password via commandline using ultraVNC on windows server 2003 vnc

Okay, so I installed ultravnc on windows server 2003. It uses the ultravnc.i.i file to store password and configuration information. But I'd like to be able to set the password using the command ...
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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 and ...
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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, i ...
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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? [closed]

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, ...