Virtual Network Computing (VNC) is desktop sharing system that uses the RFB protocol to remotely view and control another desktop.

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TightVNC connection refused

I exactly followed these instructions on the official RPi site to install TightVNC on my Pi (model 2). The Pi has a static IP address and I can ping it and SSH in (obviously), so I know it's working. ...
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How to customize LXPanel/LXSession for a VNC connection

I would like to have two different desktop configurations based on whether I am sitting at my RPi or connected through a VNC. I've got remote access set up according to these instructions and I have ...
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Control the screen I see on monitor using tigthvncserver

I want to watch a movie on my raspberry pi that is connected to TV, and sometimes it's useful to launch it via VNC, but every time I connect to the rPi, it controls another new screen, not the same as ...
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Auto start TightVncServer on Raspberry Pi 2

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 and have been following the post on Raspberrypi.org but Tight VNC Server does not start on reboot. There doesn't seem to be any error. How do I get TightVncServer to start on ...
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Raspbian: Start X11VNC on boot

I'm running Raspbian on an RPi2 and I'm trying to start x11vnc on boot but I can't get it to work. x11vnc is working but the autostart is not. I created /home/pi/.config/autostart/x11vnc.desktop ...
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Conflict with TL-WN725N usb adapter and logmein-hamachi

I have 3.12.35+ version on my raspberry B (with Raspbian as OS) and I installed a custom driver (following the official tutorial on raspberry forum) for this version because this USB adapter is no ...
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Connecting via TightVNC through other network [closed]

I've run my RPi for a long while headless and only as a server (i.e. no X server) but recently I got the need for a desktop as well. I will still run it headless but I want to be able to get into X ...
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Controlling Pi via PC through TightVNC

I've set up everything to control my raspberry pi with TightVNC. But as I try to connect I get an error: "Authentication reason: server is not configured properly". I'm sure I my password is right and ...
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Wake up TV once browser webpage is changed/updated

Currently, using the Pi as a display for our firehouse alerting. What coding can I use to have the screen asleep but once the website is updated with a new call it wakes up the screen. I disabled ...
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Automatically starting VNC server doesn't work

I have model b+ and I've installed tightvncserver, and can successfully start the VNC manually, but once I reboot I need to start it again, although I have configured it to start automatically, by ...
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Using PulseAudio with VNC

My goal is to connect to and view a VNC server using my Pi, and listen to the sound on my VNC, via my Pi. As far as I'm aware, I must use PulseAudio? However, I've found a few guides of how to use ...
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Can;t run Fuze basic remotely with tighVNC

I started successfully vncserver :1 -geometry 1024x728 -depth 24 on my raspberry pi then connected successfully with tight VNC , ran many app remotly , but when double click on Fuze Baisc , it looks ...
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How to view videos played on omxplayer via ssh or vnc?

Currently whenever I play a video omxplayer starts playing it. But I cannot actually see the video being played. For example I run the following command to play it. omxplayer video.mp4 How do I make ...
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unable to resolve host

I am trying to connect my raspberry pi to my macbook air and when I run the command vncserver :1 sh: 1: Syntax error: "(" unexpected sh: 1: Syntax error: "(" unexpected sh: 1: Syntax error: "(" ...
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Running a Qt5 application not full-screen, use VNC

The problem : I can't run my Qt5 app as a normal X window. It is always full screen. I successfully compiled Qt5 and I can deploy a simple program to the RPi : Qt Creator uploads the executable to ...
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How can I get tightvnc to start automatically on startup?

I have tightvnc installed and working on my Raspberry Pi. I intend to use the Pi via VNC from my Mac. Is there a way to auto start tightvnc when the Pi boots up as then I wont have to have a separate ...
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Keyboard layout problem over VNC, no special characters

When I log in through SSH to the Pi, the keyboard works just fine, I have special characters, like [ brackets ], { curly braces }, etc... but then I start a VNC session and I connect with my mac, the ...
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Can't get Raspberry Pi's IP address (Headless Method) Unix/OSX

I have tried everything, from nmap to AngryIP scanner to PiFinder and i cannot find the IP address. How could I go about this using a complete and total headless method - because on top of it all the ...
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Xlib: extension “RANDR” missing on display “:1.0”

I'm trying to run openvibe-designer on my raspberry pie over vnc. Currently I am using Xvnc version TightVNC-1.3.9. All other applications that I've launched over vnc have worked. I only get this ...
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VNC Server failling to start at boot

I have installed VNC Server, it starts from the command line and I am able to connect from my laptop. The problem is that I can not make start up at boot, which forces me to link a monitor, keyboard ...
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Connect Nexus 7 to Raspberry Pi using wifi

I recently purchased a Raspberry Pi model B. It is running Raspian and is connected to my router via an ethernet cable, so the router assigns an ip address. I am able to ssh into the RPi from my Linux ...
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copy/paste from local windows to Raspberry Pi TightVNCserver?

copy paste from windows to Raspberry Pi TightVNCserver isn't working. On the local windows i tried tightVNCViewer and realvnc. In realvnc -> options -> Inputs -> Share clipboard text with VNC Server ...
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Trouble getting VNC to run on boot

I set up the VNC using this setup guide. Seems to go well on the whole, though I do get the error update-rc.d: error: unable to read /etc/init.d//etc/init.d/vncboot following the next step seems ...
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Hamachi alternatives or just the best option? [closed]

Hamachi is a great way to connect behind a firewall, but it seems that we must pay to play now. What alternatives exist that work for a replacement? How could I setup my own version if I have access ...
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Installing VNC server in raspberry pi

I got my raspberry pi couple of days back and am looking to use my laptop for display, mouse and keyboard, I have heard that, it is possible through installing VNC server in Raspberry pi. Can anyone ...
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How to have remote desktop on Macbook with Raspberry Pi? [closed]

I want to ssh into the raspberry pi from a mac and be able to run an application with a basic GUI. SSH is already working and good. I thought it'd just be as simple as ssh -X myusername@mystaticip ...
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Why does LXDE log-out take me to a slightly different desktop?

I have a headless Raspbian installation, configured to boot directly to the graphical desktop. If I VNC into it, I have an option to "log out," presumably of LXDE. When I click this button and confirm ...
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Remote Access with VNC outside local network

I set up VNC server thanks to this tutorial but I realized that I can access to my r-pi only on the same network. So, I would like know how to access my r-pi while I am on another network and how to ...
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insserv: warning: script 'mathkernel' missing LSB tags and overrides

I'm trying to run: sudo update-rc.d avahi-daemon defaults But i get the error: insserv: warning: script 'mathkernel' missing LSB tags and overrides I've read that it has something to do with the ...
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Couldn't start vnc in raspbian

I installed tight server in raspbian, after that when i executed command sudo /etc/init.d/tightvncserver start its showing error perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please check ...
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Transfer audio across VNC or SSH

I've got a program that says what you type, I tried it directly on the raspberry pi and worked perfectly but when I use it across a VNC server on my windows PC I can't hear what it says. Is it that ...
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Raspberry Pi X-session fails to load over SSH

Am connecting from my Linux (Mint) desktop to the Fedora (rpfr18) Raspberry Pi using SSH X tunneling. When the Pi comes up, I connect to it from the desktop xterminal using: SSH -X ...
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tkinter through VNC without physical display

My setup is: a Raspberry Pi, running the latest Raspbian (fully updated), a self-compiled Python 3.3.3 a Mac running Mavericks (10.9) I'm AFP-ed, SSH-ed and VNC-ed to my RPi, and I can run all the ...
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Black screen with X cursor when running VNC on boot

I followed the instructions in the Adafruit tutorial for setting up vnc for my RPi (http://learn.adafruit.com/adafruit-raspberry-pi-lesson-7-remote-control-with-vnc). VNC works great when launching ...
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How do I boot directly to a VNC or RDP session on a Raspberry Pi?

Is there a way to boot a Raspberry Pi directly to an RDP or VNC session? I don't want to boot to a full OS with a display manager and THEN RDP or VNC. I'd like to have the Pi boot and only do ...
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VNCViewer fonts

I am trying to install tightvncserver on my Raspberry Pi. After installation I attempt to start the vncserver :1, but I get font errors: vncserver :1 Couldn't start Xtightvnc; trying default font ...
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Remote desktop connection to Raspberry Pi without specifying a port

I have a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian Wheezy connected in "Site A", where the network is managed by a third party company and where all ports are closed the the Internet (for security reasons). So, ...
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Where can I find a tar.gz of TightVNC for the Pi?

I currently have access via putty and WinSCP to my Pi over ethernet only. I want to install tightVNC so I can use the GUI but I don't have internet access on the Pi. I figured if I can find a tar.gz ...
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How to run pygame window on vnc remote desktop?

I have a very simple pygame based script, mainly handling keyboard input and some sounds. The display is mostly useless. I would like to run the script without a display, using vnc(using TightVNC ...
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How to get iPad to reliably connect to raspberry pi AP?

I am designing a car computer that is a simple readout and data logger using an OBD cable. I want to avoid buying a screen, so I am planning to generate a wifi network using an AP dongle I have, and ...
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tightvncserver - show the same screen on hdmi and vncclient

Can I start tightvncserver to show the same screen on hdmi screen and vncclient? I tried -alwaysshared, but could see no difference. Edit I want to remotely control Pi, using keyboard, mouse on ...
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Why is the 'file transfer' button greyed out on TightVNC

I have a tightVNC server running on rasbian on the raspberry Pi and I have a vnc viewer running on windows 7, 64 bit. I wish to easily copy a file from the pi to my PC, but the 'Transfer Files' ...
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Forcing resolution on display :0 when HDMI is not connected

So, the problem is as follows: To quote emg from raspberry pi forums, I've installed x11vnc and set it up like this: - sudo apt-get install x11vnc - x11vnc -storepasswd create autostart entry - cd ...
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How to remotely VNC into a Raspberry PI

I have my Raspberry Pi set up so that I can use TightVNC inside my home wireless network with an SSH tunnel. Could someone explain to me how I can access the Pi when I am outside my wireless network ...
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Raspberry Pi Fedora 18 ARM Remix Remote Desktop from Windows 7

I've installed the Fedora 18 ARM Remix for Raspberry Pi onto the SD card of my RasPi (type B). When connected by HDMI, Fedora and XFCE4 come up fine and without the HDMI i'm able to login through SSH ...
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How to enable shutdown via VNC

I've set up my Raspberry Pi to work without a monitor, and I access it via VNC. The menu doesn't give me a shut down option any more, so I have to shut down via command line. When I plug in a ...
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ssh Over internet weird login

When I log in on ssh to my Raspberry Pi in the same network, everything works perfectly. But when I log in over the internet I get a weird welcome message http://puu.sh/1UOUN and I cant type any ...
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TightVNC copy/paste between local OS and Raspberry Pi?

My TightVNC Server on Raspberry Pi seems can not handle copy/paste between its and my local clipboards. What can I do?
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Not able to use VNC on my Raspberry Pi

My Raspberry Pi once upon a time was able to VNC perfectly but then it just stopped. Tightvncserver works but when i do "netstat | grep 5901" the connection doesn't show up. I try using ...
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Access the default running X desktop session over VNC

I'd like to access the default running (vs virtual) X desktop session (the one that is visible over HDMI) over VNC - basically to use my laptop as kbd+mouse while enjoying the big TV screen connected ...