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

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Installing VNC on a new headless Pi 2

I know this has been covered before, by many different people on their own sites and by a few questions here on SE. But they all have old timestamps and their instructions don't seem to work anymore. ...
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VNC from winxp laptop - flashing bar

I want to use an old winxp laptop as a screen/keyboard/mouse for my raspberry pi. I followed this tutorial, (more or less, the process of setting a static IP for winxp is a bit different to win7), and ...
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Should running VNC on Jessie Lite “just work”?

I'm attempting to connect to my Pi via VNC for the first time. I performed the initial set up of the Pi in a headless fashion using a direct connection to my laptop (via an ethernet cable). I didn't ...
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Unable to save password for xtightvnc viewer

I am accessing display of one rpi from another rpi using vnc. Everything is working fine but i want to autostart xtightvnc viewer on boot. But I don't know how to enter password? Please help
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Lxpanel crashes on vncserver startup

So I've got some use out of tightVNC on other platforms (OS X) and I'm just getting my new RPi 2 B up and running. I'm using SSH to get to my RPi for now but I'd like to have a remote GUI and I assume ...
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VNC problem on Mac and Pi 2. No .xsession file

Utilizing these instructions for tightvncserver for Jessie Lite. I have a tightvncserver running on startup using this as my ~/.vnc/xstartup file: #!/bin/sh xrdb $HOME/.Xresources xsetroot -solid ...
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Using RPi 2 over WAN with PuTTY and VNC

When using RPi 2 via remote internet connection, is there any harm in using both PuTTY and VNC (tightvncserver) at the same time?
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Unable to execute tightvncserver: No such file or directory

I'm setting up my RPi 2 so I can run VNC from my Mac. I am running Raspbian Jessie Lite, and using this setup ...
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TightVNC starts fine locally, won't autostart

I am a total linux noob and I am trying to follow the directions here: http://www.penguintutor.com/linux/tightvnc to start VNC at boot. I can type sudo systemctl start tightvncserver.service in ...
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Connecting with VNC causes white flickering menu bar

I followed the instructions here to install tightvncserver onto my Pi so that I can connect to it from my PC. However when I start it vncserver :0 and then connect, I get a horrible white/grey bar ...
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Failed to start job for vncserver@1.service

I am trying to install tightvncserver and run it at boot. I tried various options, but none of them worked with raspbian Jessie version. But i found a post that explained the process of creating a ...
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vnc server fails to start with I/O Error [duplicate]

I have Raspberry Pi 2 with Jessie raspbian release. I had installed tightvncserver using command - sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install tightvncserver Once i had installed the server it was ...
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Getting error - “tightvncserver: Could not create /home/pi/.vnc”

I am using raspberry pi 2 with Jessie raspbian release. I had installed tightvncserver using following command - sudo apt-get install tightvncserver However, when i try to start the server using ...
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Prevent repeated keystrokes from VNC (Windows)

I'm trying to capture keyup and keydown events on Raspian, using VNC from Windows. I would expect the code below to acknowledge only when I first press the key and again when I release it; however, ...
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3 Pi's connected to separate USB ports - how can I direct VNC to connect to specific Pi?

I have 3 Raspberry Pi's connected to 3 separate USB ports on my PC and they all run a VNC server. I would like to direct the VNC client on my PC to always connect to a specific Pi (without shutting ...
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/etc/init/d/tightvncserver script fails at boot

This is the tightvncserver init.d script, tightvncserver, in /etc/init.d: ============ ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: tightvncserver # Required-Start: $remote_fs $syslog # Required-Stop: ...
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Mirror/share Android screen to raspberry Pi b+ Openelec

is it possible at all to mirror an Android device to my OpenElec device? It is an rpi b+. Also, I know that this used to be possible with AirPlay. Can you install a VNC in OpenElec?
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Tightvncserver refuses connection

Configuration: raspberrypi 4.1.13-v7 [Raspbian Jesse, November build] With either TightVNCserver or just plain vncserver running, the server refuses to accept any connections. What I see on the VNC ...
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My Rpi 2 vnc doesn't run but puTTy is running after chmod u+s /bin/ping

I'm using vnc viewer on windows 8. They are connected by wifi module on the same lan. I've used this instruction to solve problem with an update. I'm using Rpi 2 with Raspbian Jessie and VNC ...
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How to use ssh X11 forwarding instead of VNC?

Let's say instead of installing a vnc I want to use X11 forwarding with ssh. The problem is X11 forwarding doesn't show the current desktop; it only shows you new graphical windows. How can I use X11 ...
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Program won't run after tightvncserver auto start at boot. No probs if started manually

When remotely accessing my Pi via tightvnc my program won't run if the tightvncserver has been started automatically at boot. I've run the Raspbian install from the latest noobs on a R Pi 2 with a ...
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Why can't I connect to my Pi via VNC?

I have installed TightVNC on my Pi. I can SSH into the Pi just fine and start the server successfully. But then I can't seem to connect to it using a viewer. I am on OSX, so I've tried using the Java ...
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System.Drawing DLL loading problem

I am trying to compile and run code for a VNC Server on my RPi running Win10. I have a very basic Visual Studio Solution with a C# console application project and a class library DLL. Both are ...
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Share only one drive on my network

I currently have my Pi available on my home network so I can access the file system via Finder on my Mac (I used some instructions to set this up, might have been these: ...
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How can I stream the display from the raspberry pi so that it shows on my windows ten laptop [duplicate]

I have found that setting up the Raspberry Pi with a television is difficult sometimes. I would like to get it working through my laptop instead to save space when I need to. I have looked at ...
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raspberry pi 2 project help drone / Kali [closed]

I am planning on running a raspberry pi 2 model with Kali linux on a drone, using Remote VNC to the raspberry. 1- I will need a light weight external battery pack 12 to 24 hours. 2- Compact WiFi ...
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How to make xtightvncviewer fullscreen

So I have a vnc server running on my windows laptop and I want to connect to it on my raspberry pi fullscreen. I've been using: xtightvncviewer -fullscreen but all I get is this Is there any way I ...
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Controlling a PC with a Raspberry Pi

Is it possible to control a PC via VNC or SSH with a Raspberry Pi? If so what are the methods should I do to achieve this?
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How to make raspberry pi a wireless monitor

Like the title says I want to make my raspi be a 2nd or 3rd monitor to my main computer but wirelessly. How would i do this, vnc? or is there another way. I dont care to be able to plug up a mouse and ...
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Run GUI application using sudo from a tightvncviewer

I am trying to run Qtcreator with administrator in my remote raspberry Pi board using tightvncviewer from my windows laptop. I can run Qtcreator and debug my code without using sudo. But I want to ...
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VNC server run at boot - authentication problem

I followed This tutorial to install and run a VNC server on my Pi using tightvnc. Everything works great when I start the server through SSH but I wanted it to start at boot. So I wrote the script to ...
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How to connect the Pi to a PC?

My Raspberry Pi starts a VNC server on port 5901 on boot, but currently I do not have a display to access the GUI. I do however have an Ethernet cable and a PC with the VNC client software, how do I ...
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Solving internet issues while using a vnc server

I currently have a vnc server set up with my iPad which acts as a screen for my pi. Ive just moved house, I connect the pi to the router and I can connect to the iPad via VNCviewer. The problem is ...
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Dist upgrade broke the kiosk mode

I was using RPi in kiosk mode with chromium browser set up via following config files: /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE-pi/autostart @xset s off @xset -dpms @xset s noblank @chromium --kiosk --disable-ipv6 ...
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Using SSH and VNC Viewer over the internet

I have a Raspberry Pi connected to my router via Ethernet, it is currently running a host for a no-ip service, both SSH and VNC are enabled. When I am connected to my home network and enter my no-ip ...
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Question about screen rotation in Rpi

I've a few questions regarding screen_rotation. Since I'm running a headless Rpi, I can't test it on my own. I prefer someone experienced to answer the question. If I set "display_rotate = 1" in ...
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Is my code too intensive on the cpu?

I am currently building a remote controlled car with the RPi model A+. I am using pygame to run a continuous loop to check the states of the desired keys on the keyboard(w,a,s,d) and based on that run ...
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Pi-Camera Stream not visible on TightVNC viewer's window?

I remote login into my Pi using TightVNC Viewer. Now I can see Pi GUI. But when I do raspistill -o 0.jpg I can't see the display of the picamera on my TightVNC Viewer's window? What I want is that ...
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TightVNC to Windows 7: Password?

I installed tightvncserver on my Pi sudo apt-get install tightvncserver Now to run tightvnc server I do tightvncserver I get New 'X' desktop is raspberrypi:7 Starting applications specified ...
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Make VNC login as User Pi rather than ROOT

How can I make VNC on Raspbian run as User Pi rather than Root? I have tried to follow a few "simple" instructions on the internet but none of them give me any working results, and I eventually ended ...
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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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View raspberry pi screen in web browser

Is there an easy way to view a remote Raspberry Pi screen in my web browser? Kinda like VNC, except view-only. And, you know, in the browser.
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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

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 the pi with VNC, ...
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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 ...