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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Prevent VNC session from locking screen

Is there a way to set a parameter with a VNC server session so that the screen doesn't lock due to a timeout? Thanks for any help in advance.
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VncServer can't restart because of Xvnc

I'm working on a Red Hat Linux server. VNC server started to act weird (i.e. the sessions became Spartan). So I decided to reboot VNC server. I keep getting the following error message: "unable to ...
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Reverse rdesktop or VNC overlay image!

I've got a central server (linux based) and many clients (Windows XP Embedded, afaik) in public places around my country. I need to have these clients to connect to the server with a "reverse" tunnel, ...
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Remotely set VNC service password

After a Windows update I cannot connect to a Windows Server 2008 machine via RDP. As an alternative, I remotely installed UltraVNC using PsExec. The WinVNC service starts successfully but when I try ...
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How to protect an OS X Server from an unauthorized physical connection?

I have an OS X 10.6 server, which I administer via SSH and VNC (via SSH tunnel). I can't leave it at the login window since then VNC connections are refused. Therefore I currently leave it logged ...
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KVM switch with VNC server

Does anyone know of a KVM switch that is also a VNC (or other protocol like it) server?
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How to prevent recursive windows when connecting to vncserver on localhost

I have a VNCServer (vino) configured on my Ubuntu 8.10 box. I would like to connect to this server from a vncclient running on this same machine (the reason for doing this strange thing is mentioned ...
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VNC Viewer shows weird colours when connected to OSX

I am using RealVNC server Enterprise on the Mac. Real VNC Enterprise Viewer on PC. I am able to connect it properly but colors are weird, 16 colors or only blue color is showing up (see below) ...
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Mac Os X remote from Windows

I want to rent a Mac X dedicated server online. I have only a PC running windows at work. Can a vnc client on windows connect to the Mac Os X Server ? I have read that the protocol Apple Remote ...
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VNC viewer not connecting to MAC from PC

I have a VNC server running on a Mac. When I try to use a VNC viewer, it says "no matching security types". Is there any other software which can connect to a Mac like RDP? If iI use screen sharing ...
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Windows remote desktop

I want to login into a Windows server with remote desktop but I want to do that in a way that the user view what I'm doing like do vnc server. How can I do? In default mode remote desktop disconnect ...
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crashed VNC sessions detect and killing

I have following issue, many users create VNC session and after that forget about them. After some time these sessions crash and start to consume about 100% power. Then somebody has to manually kill ...
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Set VNC password

I need some help here. Is there a way to set the VNC password without a user interaction? When I run vncpasswd it prompts for a password and then verification of it. I would like to change the ...
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How To Start NX/VNC Session At Ubuntu Boot Time?

I want an NX or VNC session to start automatically when an Ubuntu server boots up - without a monitor connected - loading a certain user's desktop and keeping it loaded and ready until I log in via NX ...
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Read/Select:Connection reset by peer (10054) during remote logoff in RealVNC

I am using RealVNC 4.5 Enterprise on my Windows 7 client. I use this to connect to a remote system which is also running RealVNC 4.5 (on Windows 7 again). And then i logoff the remote system ...
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VNC - Is there any way to turn off logging/log files

I've looked everywhere for a solution to this. Is there any way to turn off this logging in VNC? VNC seems to be logging some large updates I'm doing in mysql and taking up my whole hard drive space. ...
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vnc log using up all hard drive space on linux?

Got a really weird problem. Im on centos/linux using VNC. I am running a mysql update thats pretty big, but not more than a few gig. I restarted mysql server while doing the db upload because i ...
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What is generally more secure? FreeNX or VNC?

FreeNX or VNC, which is generally more secure? I am just wondering since both give encryption. I know FreeNX generally uses SSH which is very secure.
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Real VNC stopped working with a Windows Domain all of a sudden?

(not sure if this is a Superuser question, or a Server Fault question, so please redirect if required) I've posted this on a VNC mailing list, but I thought I'd ask the folks here as the audience is ...
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Single Server Multiple Virtual PCs remote access to Virtual PCs

We want to setup one mega server (8GB RAM, Quad Core Processor) and install Virtual Machines for the following tasks. Virtual Machine for SVN server, Bug tracker Virtual Machine for Sharepoint ...
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Bypass windows login screen with VNC

I'm looking for some vnc software or tool that can bypass the windows login screen after a user logs into the vnc server. For example, I have a user called John on the vnc server, when I authenticate ...
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How do I create virtual sessions with x11vnc?

How to create virtual sessions with x11vnc?
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vnc disconnects after password is entered

I'm attempting to connect to a Vista machine running RealVNC from a Mac. I've tried using both the applet and Chicken of the VNC to connect. The following is the traffic between the two PCs: ...
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Why does connecting to Snow Leopard from Vista using VNC hang every 5 mins or so?

There was a post discussing VNC hanging when connecting to OS X a few months back, but it was OS X 10.4, so I thought I'd see if someone has experience with our problem. We're trying to remotely ...
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How to install VNC server on windows machine without monitor?

I have desktop station with Windows XP but without monitor. I would like to install vnc server there. The purpose is to retrieve access to whole system. One of my ideas is to blindly install vnc ...
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Setting up vncserver on OpenSolaris zone

I am running OpenSolaris 5.10 and set up a sparse zone(inherits most of bin directories from global zone). I ended up copying many etc and var files from global zone, eventually most of the ...
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VNC on Windows Server 2008 R2

Has anyone gotten VNC on Windows Server 2008 R2 to work?
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Xvnc, Xinetd and Jaunty = grey screen mania

I've been trying for a 'while' to get this bug out ... In a fresh minimal install of jaunty; apt-get install xinetd vnc4server openbox. Edited a service file in /etc/xinetd.d/Xvnc : service Xvnc { ...
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Ultra VNC server maxes out server CPU

We run Ultra VNC on our roomful of Windows 2003 servers. On two servers, if you connect, and open Task manager>Performance, you see the CPU maxes out at like 98% (these are fairly new 4 core boxes) ...
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I need suggestions for a desktop solution for local scout group

For a local scout group, I have been assigned the task to get some computers up and running. Requirements are: Surfing the internet Being able to print a few documents on their HP printer They have ...
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problems setting up vnc on centos

I am new to using linux and would like to setup vnc - it used to work but I don't know what has happened and now it doesn't seem to be working. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. thanks. ...
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Troubleshooting RDP vs VNC

Question 1: “Does anyone know if RealVNC, TightVNC, etc... will allow audio pass through? For example, to allow sounds generated by the host computer to reach the remote computers that are logged into ...
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Setting up a VNC server in Linux

I have a CentOS box for which I would like to set up a VNC server. (This is not a production server, just my home computer.) I'm used to the RealVNC server in Windows, which just shows you the same ...
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Vnc Server does not start on Fedora Core 11?

I am trying to get VNC server on a fedora core 11 box and can't get it to run. The log contents are below. Any ideas what should be done here? Couldn't open RGB_DB '/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/rgb' Xvnc ...
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Windows Server: How to run VNC in other session (not console session 0)?

Whenever I log into Windows Server via VNC it runs in Console (session ID = 0). Can I change any VNC settings to make it run in another session? The reason for this is, I want to use remote desktop ...
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fast VNC server on Linux

How can I make my VNC server on a Linux machine fast as possible (without trading off security) (and connecting to an already running X session)? I'm running a VNC server (x11vnc) on my Ubuntu and I ...
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VNC only over SSH

How can I configure VNC server so that it can be accessed only via SSH tunnel? With the default VNC server setting, there are at least two ways for someone else to login to my computer: by directly ...
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Remote Machine Access Through A Firewall

I have a computer (I own) behind a firewall I do not. I am trying to VNC/SSH/Remote Desktop/Whatever into it from outside that firewall. The firewall blocks all inbound traffic, but no outbound ...
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How to make xvnc not kill the session on exit

I'm implementing a remotedesktop access to a server thru xvnc/xinetd/gdm. I'd like many users to connect to that server using vnc (thus providing the gdm login screen) and want that if the xvnc ...
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How to connect through a proxy using Remote Desktop?

So I've got a home server running Windows Server 2003. I use a dual network card setup and Routing and Remote Access to link the internal, private network to the external connection. The external ...
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Moving an already-running process to Screen

My office job routinely sees me connected to a Linux box via VNC. Sometimes I start a remote job on the console, and realize later that it runs much longer than expected. (Should have started that ...
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TightVNC viewer doesn't show anything when I click/type

We have a wireless network where I work. I've installed TightVNC viewer on a WinXP box, and I'm using it to connect to my laptop which has Ubuntu 9.04 installed. So far, everything works right up to ...
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Xen Windows Guest spawn doesn't spawn a vnc display

I'm using this HVM File to create a new guest kernel = "/usr/lib/xen-3.2-1/boot/hvmloader" builder='hvm' memory = 4096 # Should be at least 2KB per MB of domain memory, plus a few MB per vcpu. ...
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linux vnc : how to view the console?

I'm trying to figure how to view the console of a Fedora linux server by using vnc. In other words, I'm trying to see what a user normally sees as if they were physically sitting in front of the ...
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How to find a process that holds a certain port on windows vista so I can run vnc

I am trying to run VNC at 5900, but allegedly some process is holding it, thus vnc complains: NOT accepting connections. how to fix that
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How to get the full GNOME desktop (CENTOS) with VNC?

On CENTOS I went to System - Preferences and then Remote Desktop. There I checked "Allow other users to view" and "Allow other users to control". The same dialog box said "Users can view your desktop ...
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TightVNC on Windows Server 2008 disconnects client after login

I have TightVNC server on Windows Server 2008 and it breaks the connection right after the login. The same happens both on linux and windows clients: Connected to RFB server, using protocol version ...
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windows remote desktop vs tightvnc server

Is there any comparation of the bandwidth usage, it seems that vnc take much more bandwitdh, but I am not sure. Is there any way I can make vnc use less bandwidth.
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TightVNC Server seems to ignore settings without a user logged in to server locally

I have been fighting a VNC configuration issue for sometime now. Even with the additional recent assistance of a friend/guru more skilled than I, the issue continued to elude me: Running a TightVNC ...
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Hosting a echoServer [closed]

in a previous question, i made the conclusion that i will need something like gotomypc or logmein, but self hosting the echo server. Is it a good idea ? Any experience of this ? I'm looking for ...