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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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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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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SSH tunnel over multi hops using putty

I have a situation where I want to connect to a Linux machine running VNC (lets call it VNCServer) which is behind two consecutive Linux machines i.e., to ssh into the VNCServer, I have to ssh into ...
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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 to configure VNC in Linux Suse

I am trying to configure openSUSE 11.2 "Emerald" for Remote access, and having a problem What I have done: Using YaST -> Network Devices -> Remote Administering -> Allow Remote Administration ...
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Record user screen on all workstations

Is there a solution to record the screens of multiple workstations running Ubuntu 8.10. I was thinking of something that records using the vnc protocol (Ubuntu already has a vnc server installed by ...
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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 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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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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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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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. ...