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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How can I detect that my vnc viewer connection is lost?

Hi I have a raspberry pi set to start vncviewer viewer on boot. I also have a cron that checks if wlan0 is up every minute. If not ifup --force wlan 0, and xtightvncviewer is closed and reopened again....
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Tight VNC wont run on boot [duplicate]

I have been able to establish a VNC server manually and access it from my laptop but when i try run the vncboot file it boot it does not work. This is the script I have used for the /etc/init.d/...
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Remote connection to Pi succeeds or fails apparently at random

I'm attempting to remotely access the desktop of my Raspberry Pi 2 using VNC. I followed these instructions to install TightVNC Server on the Pi (which is running NOOBS) and these instructions to ...
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Reduce lag over VNC server

I am running a traffic Light/Line detection script on my Raspberry Pi 3. Thing is, as the script runs I have to adjust image thresholding values and see their output so as to obtain a desired binary ...
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How to stop halt/reboot over VNC asking for password

Since upgrading to the latest version of Raspbian, I've been having some problems with using it through TightVNC. I set up tightvncserver using the instructions in the official Raspberry Pi ...
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Raspberry Pi (with Static IP address) connect to PC (Windows) via Ethernet

Using PI 3: > pi@raspberrypi:~ $ lsb_release -a > No LSB modules are available. > Distributor ID: Raspbian > Description: Raspbian GNU/Linux 8.0 (jessie) > Release: ...
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Using Rasberry Pi to remotely view a website

I'm trying to use a raspberry pi to remotely view a website. For example, if I have a printer I want to interact with, that hosts a browser user interface and outputs it via usb, I want to be able to ...
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Connecting to rpi2 through vnc on laptop over wifi

I've so far been able to connect to the pi by hooking it up to my laptop through an ethernet cable and following the tightvncserver process that allowed me to use the desktop environment from my ...
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Vnc and Port Forwarding - Port and Display Number

I have VNC running on my PI with the default port ("netstat -npl" suggests that is 5901). I am trying to set up Port Forwarding on my router to let me VNC in to my PI from an external network. I ...
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VNC on Raspberry Pi will only show desktop for root user

I primarily use my Pi2 as a low powered server and access it via SSH. However, periodically I will use VNC to access the device's desktop remotely. Historically, it has worked perfectly, but I have ...
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My django project is working noormally with raspberry connected to screen but when I run it with vnc viewer it returns a problem?

I used vnc viewer to use my raspberry . I have a Django project that contains an application which shows a curve it is working normally but when I run it with vnc it says application not found and the ...
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Raspberry Pi SSH and ping not working

Around June of last year, I got myself a Raspberry Pi Model B+. I was super excited, but all that excitement died down when I moved overseas. I used the Pi off and on, not doing some real powerful ...
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Show mouse x11vnc server

I've been trying to get a view-only VNC connection to my phone with VNC Viewer app for iPhone, and I would like it to display the mouse connected to the raspberry pi. On the raspberry pi, I'm using ...
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VNC: GDBus Error:org freedesktop.PolicyKit1 Error.Failed; An Authentication agent already exixts for the given subject

I think I am having the same problem as in this thread but none of those solutions work. I have unchecked the PolicyKit Authentication Agent in the Desktop > Startup > Session preferences. I ...
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RetroPie | Display main screen on vnc viewer

I am attempting to set up my raspberry pi as a portable gaming solution using a USB battery power bank, PI and IPad (For the Screen). I have tried installing TightVNCServer in combination with x11vnc ...
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sudo update-alternatives --config x-session-manager not working

Was wondering how I could change my default desktop environment to something other than LXDE/OpenBox (not that that one's bad or anything). Tried sudo update-alternatives --config x-session-manager, ...
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Dual boot for the rpi

Is it possible to have dual boot partitions on usb stick switchable by berryboot loader via vnc. I need to have a backup boot partition with raspbian Bootable on it. So that if my primary partition ...
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Connection refused when trying to control remotely

I've a Raspberry Pi B+ and I've set the autostart file to run VNC after boot. I connect the USB Dongle and it works perfectly. It connects to the Wi-Fi automatically (with previous set of network ...
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Ethernet set up for VNC

Is there a new procedure to install VNC on the Pi 2 Model B? I've tried several and got one to work but after hours of work only to find that when I rebooted it asks for a password and go stuck in ...
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Raspberry Pi VNC no action from keyboard or mouse

I bought new Raspberry-pi model B with noobs OS .After configuring it, and login through PUTTY .I tried to log in through VNC.I done all supposed configuration till I managed to log through raspberry ...
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Create a boot disk which can be SSH-ed into via WiFi

I've got a new pi 3. I haven't got a spare monitor or keyboard, so I was wondering... Is it possible to create an SD card bootable OS (noobs, raspian, ubuntu etc) which can be connected using wifi ...
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Raspi Vnc connection refused

I install Raspbian with a NOOB SD card. Then I updated it, following a guide. I installed tightvncserver on the Raspberry Pi and configured it. Then, with my Windows pc using putty, I connected to ...
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Internal IP address of Raspberry Pi is changing

I am trying to connect my Raspberry Pi 2 model B V 1.1 using Raspbian Wheezy to my laptop that is connected to the internet using Wi-Fi and my LAN port is empty. I followed The best way to connect ...
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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 http://www.brooksskybennett.cm/brooksskybennett/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Setting-up-VNC-...
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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 server ...
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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: http://4dc5.com/2012/06/12/...
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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 it to my Raspberry Pi in full-screen. I've been using: xtightvncviewer -fullscreen but all I get is this Is there any way I ...