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

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Pi boots to a white login screen instead of desktop after making tightvncserver boot at startup

I installed tightvncserver, started the service, logged in remotely with no issues. I created a file in /etc/init.d/ called vncboot. ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: vncboot # Required-Start: ...
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Sending Raspberry Pi Camera preview to a laptop running VNC Viewer

I currently have a raspberry pi model B with a raspberry pi camera connected to it. The raspberry pi is connected to my router via an Ethernet cable, I control the raspberry pi through VNC viewer on ...
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Tightvncserver stopped to work (black & white “rasterized” screen)

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 running for quite some time now with the default raspbian image from the raspberry homepage. I have tightvncserver set up which was also working like a charm until I mistakenly ...
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How to start vnc on boot

I tried to make a script which start x11vnc at boot but it don't seem to work. The script path: /home/pi/.config/autostart/x11vnc.desktop with the following contents: [DESKTOP ENTRY] ...
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Is it possible to interact with the NOOBS install remotely (VNC, SSH or other)?

I copied the NOOBS files to a FAT32 microSD Card. There is no monitor or keyboard installed on the Raspberry Pi all I have is power and a network cable. I've put the NOOBS microSD Card in and powered ...
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How can I connect am RPi A+ to a Macbook Pro with a USB/Ethernet adapter?

Can I connect my RPi A+ to my Macbook Pro with this setup? If so, how? My goal is SSH/VNC. The Pi A+ is already set up to accept SSH/VNC connections. The Pi A+ can connect over USB to my router with ...
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Connect on Raspberrypi:0

[Level Linux N00b]Raspberry Pi 216GB SanDisk UHS-I Hi Community, I noticed I cannot start VNCserver at :0 because it is occupied, so I think this is what I get to see if I connect a HDMI cable, ...
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How to control pi HDMI output from laptop via VNC

[EDITED 03-17-15] I have my pi plugged into a monitor with HDMI, and I want to use my laptop (running Ubuntu Linux) to control what it displays on the monitor through VNC. Currently, I can connect to ...
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How to use raspberry pi to remotely view a mac

I've got an old Mac Pro that we use as our media centre (watch netfix, dvds that I've ripped, home movies etc). It's old and noisy so I bought a raspberry pi B+ and would like to move the mac into a ...
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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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Connecting to a Raspberry Pi TightVNC server isn't working with Screenshare on Mac OS X?

I have a tightvnc server set up on my raspberry pi on port 1 but when I try to connect to it from my mac using the built in screen sharing client i get an error: Connection Failed to:192.168.1.127:1 ...
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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 ...