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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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 ...
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Distant Access without changing network configuration ( VNC without port openning )

I looking for a solution for have the same functionality as a VNC. But i can't change the network configuration, it must work without any interaction of the user ( except fill the parameter of a ...
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VNC from Windows to Mac freezing constantly [closed]

I'm trying to VNC into an OSX 10.4.11 box from Vista using RealVNC and TightVNC. I can connect successfully, but after a minute or so my VNC window freezes completely, while on the Mac the ...
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Uninstall OSXVnc under Mac OS X Leopard

I used to have need for OSXVNC (now Vine), but with Mac OSX Leopard, I'm quite happy with the built-in VNC support. I just am wondering how I go about uninstall this thing though. When I fire up ...
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Remote-desktop into Ubuntu 9.04 from a Windows PC

My server is Ubuntu 9.04 and I want to 'remote-desktop' into it from my Windows PC. vnc4server is not working even though I confirm that the services are running on the Server PC - 'connection has ...
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Can Windows Server 2008 RDP be setup to act like VNC?

I have a server in the closet and an extra monitor which I setup on the wall just outside the closet. I would like to have it display various status tools. I like RDP as is but want to have the ...
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Mac OSX VNC server - Can I see if anyone else is logged in?

I'm trying to VNC into a Mac OSX machine. I can SSH in fine. The VNC server is misbehaving, and I'm tempted to restart it. However I don't want to do that if someone is using it now. Is there any way ...
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UltraVNC Single Click with Encryption Error

I'm trying to set up UltraVNC single click with encryption via MSRC4Plugin.dsm. With encryption, it won't work at all. Without encryption, it will connect but generates an error and seems to be ...
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UltraVNC, DynDNS, Multiple Computers in LAN?

I have a LAN with several computers behind a router on a dynamic IP address (Win and FreeBSD). I want to be able to reach several of them via VNC from outside the LAN. I am thinking to get the ...
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Why would VNC view on mac OSX hang after accepting password?

I'm trying to VNC into a Mac OSX machine. I can ssh in fine. I am also running this VNC connection over an SSH tunnel, however it worked fine yesterday. I'm trying $ vncviewer 127.0.0.1::13458 ...
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Remote desktop solution for teaching

My problem, I'm going to teach a group of 15 students over a video conference system (all setup and working), Students are located in several different places even different countries. +1 if the ...
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How to VNC into an existing X session?

Would like to be able to connect to an existing X display, so can access my work environment and everything I left open from home. I vaguely remember something about using x11vnc in the past. But the ...
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VNC for multiple users on one machine

I'm on a machine running OS X 10.5 and that has several user accounts. Is there some way for one of those users to ssh into the machine, launch a vnc server, and then connect to it? I have tried Vine ...
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What is the best FREE VNC client and server compatible with Windows 7 and 2008 Server? [closed]

I would like know if anybody can help me choosing a good VNC Software for Servers on Windows 2008 and Clients on Windows 7 (for now on Vista, but in October, all the machines will migrate to Windows ...
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Can I connect via VNC to a Linux guest running on VMware ESXi?

I can see the console via the VMware Infrastructure client. I can start a VNC server on the server itself, but that leaves me without any X desktop magic. I want to connect a VNC client to connect ...
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Mimic Picture in Picture functionality

We are currently setting up a conference/meeting/voting system. There is a PC (Call it CompA) whose secondary display is the public display which shows information,voting results, etc. There is ...
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Remote desktop on local display that allows to login

I'm looking for a free solution that runs on Ubuntu and allows to remotely manage an Ubuntu desktop (local display :0), even at the login/gdm phase.. What would you recommend? Many thanks! (For the ...
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Is there a VNC server for mac with decent international keyboard support?

I'm having trouble finding a VNC server for Mac OS X that allows me to connect from a Windows box with German keyboard layout. I've tried the built-in desktop sharing and several versions of Vine but ...
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Is it possible to start a VNC server in Ubuntu in display 0 without using the default VNC server Vino?

Is it possible to start a VNC server in Ubuntu in display 0 without using default VNC server Vino? My intention is I don't want the notification in the machine running VNC server when one client is ...
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VNC Performance

Is it normal for VNC performance to be really slow? In our small network, windows remote desktop works seamlessly, but when using VNC to connect to some ubuntu machines I can barely work even on ...