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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Change VNC password without losing the session

I have a VNC session to my server(linux), but now i need to change their password, however, i cannot lose that session. If I use this command: vncpasswd [passwd-file] Does anyone know if I will ...
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Disabling VNC for HVM on Xen causes error

When I try to start a Xen HVM guest without VNC, I always get this error libxl: error: libxl_dm.c:1212:device_model_spawn_outcome: domain 25 device model: spawn failed (rc=-3) libxl: error: ...
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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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Can't connect to 2 different Linux computers via VNC (local network)

I have a problem connecting to Vino VNC server with 2 Linux Computers running Xubuntu. The computers are Based on the ODroid U3 chip which is ARM based. When both of the ODroids are on the same ...
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Cannot connect to Xen domU via VNC if X isn't installed on domU

I'm trying to build a Xen domU that can be connected through the Xen's VNC server. Below is the template (actually it's generated by OpenNebula): name = 'one-153' #O CPU_CREDITS = 256 memory = '128' ...
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I can't connect to VNC Server (connection refused : error 10061).

I purchased a vps and configured it by using this tutorial (means installed GENOM desktop and VNC server): http://www.time4vps.eu/knowledgebase.php?action=displayarticle&id=41 Then I installed ...
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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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YUM install tigervnc-server fails on RHEL 6.1

Installing tigervnc-server fails on RHEL 6.1 with the message below. One person recommended installing all of the xorg-x11 packages, but that gives the same message (below too). Do I need to add new ...
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How to set up unique X-server for each active VNC user

I'm trying to set up a server for analysing MEG data where it's possible for multiple users to simultaneously run unique instances of Matlab on unique X instances. We have 32 gb ram and an SSD, so I'm ...
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Changing VNC Password Remotely - All Sorts of Versions (Windows)

There are a few other posts (e.g. Remotely set VNC service password ) on that subject but they are narrow to one specific VNC software/version. I have a situation whereby I have about 500 PCs on a ...
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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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x11vnc server lets me connect at login screen, but after login, connection closes

I have an existing xubuntu server running on my local network. I set up x11vnc and it starts at the login screen, so I can login myself. The only problem is that every time I log in, the vnc ...
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How to forward vnc for multiple hops [closed]

I have 2 machines Intrim and Remote. I have to go through Intrim to get to Remote. Normally I just do this: ssh -X Intrim #now I'm in Intrim ssh -X Remote And I just open up things with the ...
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VNC “Master Server” existing?

Actually in our company we have install a VNC Server on every single computer. To access them from "outside" i had to add NAT for each internal server to the firewall. It there existing something ...
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VNC Server for a Headless Debian box?

Which VNC Server can I use to run graphical applications (i.e. X Clients) on a headless Debian Wheezy box? Usually I don't need graphical applications on servers but from time to time there are ...
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VNC server failure after booting - Failed to get connection to session

I'm having this error from the log file of a Tiger VNC server (version tigervnc-server-1.1.0-5.el6_4.1.x86_64): Failed to contact configuration server; some possible causes are that you need to ...
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Starting x11vnc remotely when X server is already running

I have a ubuntu linux machine that I have already logged into and X server is running (it is pass the login manager like gdm). I can access this machine through ssh. My goal is to start x11vnc on this ...
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Shadowing with x0vncserver - No mouse pointer

I am working on a solution to shadow a user's X session in a multiuser desktop environment. If one wants to shadow a session they use my script. My script sets the proper XAUTHORITY environment ...
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Connecting to Mac OS X VNC with Kerberos authentication [closed]

I'm running Mac OS X Server with remote administration. Apple uses VNC with (I believe) Kerberos authentication. I do NOT use a VNC password, just the user-based authentication. I need to find a VNC ...
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VNC Server using different GUI to localmachine?

When I started a VNCServer instance on my machine it seems to be using an older version of Solaris GUI. However when I go down to the server room and login locally to the machine I get a nice newer ...
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RealVNC server Enterprise 5.0: How to manage parameter as there is no more vncconfig?

I just would like to know with new VNC version 5.0 how we can access and change the running parameters by command line ? Indeed using RealVNC 4.X, is was possible using vncconfig, for example: ...
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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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Set up network to provide remote assistance [closed]

Currently: On location A I've got 7 computers running Windows XP Professional SP3. I've got 2 of these running a free version of Teamviewer. The rest have nothing and I can't access them from ...
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VNC unattended Server (No user Interaction)

I worked on a proof on concept a while ago.... whereby I managed to get VNC going in full "unattended" mode... I.e. The VNC Server dials into the viewer... which is running in Listening mode. The ...
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How can I view my logged in desktop on Red Hat with my VNCViewer?

I have TigerVNC running on my Red Hat machine. I am using 5902 and 5903. When I remote in, it is a whole new X session. I changed one of the ports to 0, but RH says it is already being used. I am ...
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KVN VPS - > VNC entered passwokrds can be seen by admin?

I have KVN VPS. I encrypted full disk on CentOS install. I know sys admin can see my VNC but can they record what passwords I enter on VNC (disk encryption and ssh pass) ?
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RDP to remote Natted machines [closed]

I currently have a situation where I have around 20 machines across 7 or so locations where each of those locations is firewalled. We need to be able to pull up a remote desktop on these machines ...
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Sharing a VNC session

Several of our users access a group of Linux servers via VNC and recently have decided they'd like to share their session with other users doing the same type of work. Being that they don't really ...
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Remote Management (VNC-style) without Port Forwarding [closed]

Is there a way of setting up a VNC-style server (RDP would do as well) on machines behind NATs, and have access to them? Should be technically possible by having outgoing connections from the NATed ...
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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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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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vnc to kvm host not working despite succesfull network connection

I have a centos 6.4 box running openstack grizzly. I have various instances running, yet I can not view their console. Horizon has a built in console viewer called novnc-proxy, which is not working ...
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Windows Remote Desktop multiple users [closed]

In my company there are 20 people. We all need to connect via Remote Desktop to Windows 2008 server to use specyfic application. We need Remote Desktop but the CALs are expensive. So I'm looking for ...
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TightVNC reverse connection while user can interact with pc

How can I use tightvnc to interact with another desktop while user interacts with his own pc? Example Scenario VNC process Starts on desktop 2 while User uses 'default' desktop, like virtawin ...
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OSX: Get the UID behind a VNC session

Assume I have 2 VNC connections to a single OSX (10.<6) box. 1. login with user1 2. login with user2. user1 closes the VNC Viewer (disconnect) and I want to clean-up the related processes (kill ...
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I can not boot up from an USB stick while I am connected with Intel AMT KVM

This is very strange. I can not boot up from an USB device until I reboot and close the connection immediately. Then everything works well. I can not provide more information than this, because I ...
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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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vnc-server not installed on CentOS 6.4

while following this Guide , i did this: yum install vnc-server and it installed success fully , but rpm -q vnc-server returns package vnc-server is not installed while yum install ...
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Using an existing connection with vncserver-virtuald

There are three ways to run vncserver (RealVNC): User Mode - Show the desktop of the currently logged on user Service Mode - Show the computer's console Virtual Mode for (UNIX/Linux only) - Create ...
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Record video of Windows 2008 session without screen/remote console attached

I have a service running on a Windows 2008R2 server that needs to make a screenshot and video. When I issue an API call, the video and screenshot does not work if there is no remote console attached ...
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Mac OS X multi-user thin client server (terminal server)?

Is there any solution out there to turn a Mac into a true multi-user thin client server? I'd like to set up a few cheap PCs with access to a couple accounts using something like VNC, but it isn't ...
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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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Providing web-based training using VNC or other tools

I am attempting to implement the capability to provide real-time web-conference style training to a group of 10-15 students located on another continent. We're in Canada, they're in Australia. Here ...
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How to get xrdp working on centos/rhel 6?

I'm trying to get xrdp running on centos/rhel 6. I installed it from the epel repo (also installed Gnome desktop and tigervnc-server). I'm able to start the service, and also get to the login screen ...
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Cannot connect to Openstack Instance via horizon, but SSH works?

I've got an OpenStack deployment running inside a VM for testing purposes. My setup is as follows: Host Ubuntu x64 with Virtualbox -> Guest Ubuntu x64 with OpenStack -> Ubuntu X64 Server Test ...
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Can't get beyond boot screen after booting from CD in KVM

I've just installed KVM on Debian 6 64 bit and have created 2 guests and booted one of them. I can connect via VNC and I get the Debian CD boot options (text/graphical install). I have tried ...
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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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VNC faster than Spice for remote access to KVM guest?

Having used RDP before, I'm not exactly thrilled with the performance I am seeing from VNC to my KVM virtual machines. The KVM host is Ubuntu 12.04 server x64. I've read that Spice is faster, and ...
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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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Remote Desktop Software with low latency for thin clients [closed]

I'm currently using a thin client with the following specification: I am searching for Remote Desktop software that will allow me to have a very low latency for audio quality on my thin clients. ...