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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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 ...
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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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RealVNC command-line switches

I'm creating an application for our helpdesk guys. Long story short, part of their job is to remotely administer boxes we install at client sites, and I'm trying to make that as painless as possible. ...
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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 ...
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Remote Management/VNC Mac OSX Server 10.6 from Windows Server 2008

What is the most compatible/reliable software to remote manage an osx server using windows server? I tried to activate the remote management from osx server then use remote desktop login from ...
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VNC over SSH on open Tunnel

Is it possible to bind VNC server to a open SSH tunnel? I have a tablet that has initiated a reverse ssh tunnel to my server. This works fine over port 8080. I need to now bind to this port from my ...
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Xinetd , vncserver memory requirement

I am installing the following on a low memory system: vnc4server xinetd xterm openbox obconf I will only occasionally be logging into the vncs for some admin work. My question is: 1) Does xinetd ...
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VNC connection via SSH proxy machine

I would like to make a VNC connection from home to a Windows machine at work. The Windows machine is not accessible from the outside, but there is a Linux box that does have port 22 open, so it would ...
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vnc session seem to minimise windows when letter d is pressed

No matter which VNC viewer I use when I type in something that contains the letter d, the current window will be minimised. This doesn't happen when am typing direct on the server I'm vnc-ing to.
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Unable to SSH to server unless a VNC connection is first established

I have recently set up an Ubuntu 10.10 (32bit) server on a VPS host. Following the Ubuntu installer I added OpenSSH. Very little else has been installed and it's the default OpenSSH configuration. ...
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TigerVNC - how to change quality?

I'm using tigerVNC and I'm quite satisfied with it but I can't seem to be able to change the quality level. Appending arguments behind $vncviewer like QualityLevel=4 doesn't help, because it is ...
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Vnc bandwidth to quality & compression level

what quality and compression level would you recommend for 128 KB/s upload on server side ? I tried all reasonable combinations but I can't decide because I don't know what bandwidth approximately the ...
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Multiple VNC servers on network

I am wondering if anyone has been able to create multiple VNC servers on the same network. I have conquered 2, but once I try to do 6 at the same time, it seems impossible. I was told to try port ...
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PC to MAC Ethernet LAN

I'm trying to setup VNC between a (Windows XP) PC and a MAC (OS X) for semi-permanent installation in a space, but I can't even get the PC to ping the mac. I've got an ethernet cable running between ...
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how can i add new user in vnc viewer configuration file…?

I have problem to connect my remote redhat linux Server from my desktop pc having Microsoft xp OS using VNC Viewer.I can access the linux machine using vnc through root user with the command ...
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Snow leopard: Remote display server?

I am looking for a way to use a Mac computer with Snow Leopard from a remote machine. I know Snow Leopard has a VNC server built-in, but this has two drawbacks: The VNC server is attached to the ...
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VNC over xinetd doesn't starts vncserver

in Debian Lenny, using TightVNC 1.3.9 I can setup a VNC server manually by using vncserver -query localhost -once -geometry 1024x768 -depth 16 :1 But then, as I have read is a better option, I use ...