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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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VNC connection refused

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 running the default OS and VNC has been turned on and working for many weeks now. Suddenly today I tried to connect to the RPi using the VNC client on my iPhone and an error ...
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What Teamviewer & OS versions are currently running stable

I'm having stability issues with the most recent version of the Teamviewer Host that can be downloaded here. I'm using the armv7_32bit version, which should be correct alongside with the Raspberry Pi ...
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Connecting to Pi4 Remotely

I have been trying to connect to my PI 4 via remote VNC, SSH, XRDP followed all the instructions, like port forwarding on 80 and 443 on my WLAN IP, the hostname is 127.0.01 but my IP 10.0.0.226..is ...
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Performance of Raspberry Pi 4B Bullseye VNC headless

I have headless Raspberry Pi 4B 4GB Bullseye connected over USB-C to iPad Pro and I am using VNC to connect to it directly over a USB-C cable which also powers it. I have increased GPU memory to 256 ...
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VNC viewer cannot show desktop when legacy camera is enabled on raspberry pi 4

OS bullseye 32-bit how can i solve this problem?
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VNC not able to show desktop when legacy camera is enabled

When I connect via VNC viewer to my PI4 I get the screen: cannot currently show desktop. I tried changing the resolution for VNC in the raspi-config with no luck. The problem started occurring after I ...
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xrdp and vnc problem on aarch64 bullseye

At first, there are something wrong of my xrdp, just as XRDP on ARM64 bullseye issue shows. I tried Bram's method, and I can use 'windows remote desktop connect' properly. However, I find that I can't ...
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VNC Raspberry pi Ubuntu connection refused after Reboot

Good Morning, I have a Raspberry pi 4 8GB ram version, where I installed Ubuntu 21.10 64bit version. In order to avoid having to carry a screen while traveling, I started using VNC Viewer on my ...
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How to keep alive connection using vnc

I’m want to run a python script and I need it working 24/7. I have a raspberry pi 4 (it’s running the last version of raspbian) and I connect it using Vnc but after a few time when I try to connect to ...
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Screen resolution on RPI3B+ too small when connected with Teamviewer + crashes

I am running 3xRPI4 and 1xRPI3B+ with the bullseye release from 30.10.2021 and after the update function from raspi-config. The RPI4 work fine, however, I cannot fix the small screen resolution of the ...
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Programmatically check if a VNC client is connected

I want to be able to check from with a python script whether a VNC client is connected. VNC Connect knows this and changes the colour of the VNC icon on the desktop. I want to capture this status ...
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Securing VNC connection

I have an old laptop (linux mint xfce) I use for a VNC viewer connected to the Pi 4. This gives a significant performance improvement and access to the latest 64bit s/w. Is there a way to make this ...
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Tight VNC server doesn't have bars on windows

As seen below, all the windows I create have no top bar when I connect through vnc. If I use a monitor, they show up but I'd like to use the pi remotely. Is there a reason for their disappearance? ...
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Issue with Raspberry Pi and VNC Viewer

I am using Raspberry PI 3 and trying to connect it with my laptop using VNC viewer, my Raspberry PI is not able to connect with VNC viewer since last 2 to 3 days after I changed the network which it ...
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Permission Denied on SSH, but can VNC with same credentials

I have a raspberry pi on my network and have ssh'd into for over a year now nearly on a daily basis. I have VNC setup as well which I use about once a week. Suddenly today I can no longer SSH in. I ...
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Vinagre VNC freezes permanently

I have changed laptop, and although I use exactly the same setup as before, VNC via Vinagre is freezing all the time, literally every ten or twenty seconds when anything happens on the screen. I can ...
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Screen resultion when using VNC / headless

I have a Pi model 3B. I used Raspberry Pi Imager to install the latest Bullseye onto the SD card; the installation was successful. The Pi is attached to a monitor with HDMI cable. I have VNC and SSH ...
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VNC poor performance on PI4 8GB Bullseye 64bit

I've a PI4 8gb model with a fresh install of Bullseye 64bit and Im getting really poor VNC performance over 2.4ghz wifi network, both devices the client (a mac book pro i9 w/64gb ram) and the server (...
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Can't connect to Raspberry Pi with VNC Viewer

I have a Raspberry Pi 4, and have been having trouble connecting to it with VNC Viewer. I have connected to it before, but recently I restarted my Windows 10 computer (without installing any major ...
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Ubuntu Mouse and Keyboard not working via screen sharing

I installed Ubuntu Desktop (https://ubuntu.com/download/raspberry-pi) on my raspberry pi 4. I plugged in a mouse and keyboard for the installation and the setup of screen sharing. I use VNC viewer to ...
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How can I start an X-Server via SSH in Arch Linux ARM in order to run a VNC Server?

Hello RPi SE community, I followed this post (i.a.) from the official forum to install an X server on my Raspberry Pi Arch Linux: https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=26398 $ pacman -...
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Able to play audio on CLI but not on VNC when headless

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 8GB that I'm looking to use for ham radio applications. In particular, I'm currently working with an rtl-sdr dongle for software-defined radio. Right now I'm just working with ...
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xtightvnxc on pi4 running as root buster xtightvncviewer has no menu bar - can't admin headless pi4 (pi3,2,1 OK) with gui tools

When xtightvncserver is run as root on Pi4 running buster, vncviewer run from another host (ubuntu 20.04, in this case) there is no menu bar. When I run xtightvncserver as root on a pi3 (2 or 1) ...
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VNC Hosted Discovery Error

I'm trying to connect to my raspberry pi through VNC, but with no avail, both my Laptop and raspberry VNC return the error messages: "Host Discovery error: Unable to find service", this is ...
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Raspberry Pi 4B with HAT and without HDMI cable

I spend 1 hour figuring out why my Raspberry Pi 4 model B with Sense HAT wouldn't even boot without HDMI monitor connected. I ended up with these in /boot/config.txt which worked: hdmi_force_hotplug=1 ...
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VNC and mDNS: Connection Refused

I'm trying to access a Pi 4B+ with a dynamically-assigned IP address. I can VNC to the Pi using the (current) IP address, and I can hit it with no problem with Firefox, ssh or ping using the address ...
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Remoting into Raspberry Pi 4 using VNC viewer without permission

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 running Ubuntu 20.04 and every time I try to remote in, it prompts this message: Another user is trying to view your desktop. A user on the computer "192.bla.blah.blah&...
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Timeout on VNC VIEWER connect running latest 64 bit OS

I've just installed the 64 bit version of raspos and am getting a timeout attempting to connect vnc viewer. (I can putty in without problems). The log contains some suspicious entries, but I'm not ...
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"cannot currently show desktop"

I was working on installing maven on my raspberry pi3b+ and when I rebooted it, it asked me to enter my password again. Upon entering the password a message pops up: Cannot currently show the desktop&...
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VNC server error

I am trying 2 connect to my raspberry pi and I have some troubles with my VNC server. I have signed in, turned on VNC on my raspberry pi and clicked to connect on my PC; however, I still receive this ...
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I can't view my raspberry remotely

when I want to manipulate my raspberry by means of VNC viewer it shows me an error or that the desktop cannot be displayed. only connecting the raspberry to a monitor allows me to access. What I can ...
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SSH and VNC functionality stops working after a week or so

I'm running a raspberry pi 4 model B as a private server using raspbian. When I set it up and enable ssh and vnc functionality I can access it via both of those methods from other computers just fine. ...
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Raspberry pi3 - Cannot show desktop

After some updates on my RPI3 running openmediavault, I cannot vnc into the system. I have tried them all by changing any resolution, enabling vnc in the raspi-confing settings and even mv .Xauthority ...
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Raspberry Pi wiping PW after reboot

So I recently invested in a raspberry pi 400 running up to date raspberry pi os. After numerous reboots whilst tinkering and setting up ssh/ vnc i followed the systems warning to change the default ...
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Wireless network does not appear in Raspberry Pi 4B list of available networks

I am extremely new to Raspberry Pi and am having difficulty getting a 4B to connect to a wireless network. What I have tried thus far is: Edited the wpa_supplicant.conf with sudo nano /etc/...
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After fresh install of Raspberry OS the menu bar is missing in tightvnc session, how to fix?

The menu bar is only missing in the tightvnc client display :1 whereas it is present in the session connected to a hdmi monitor. On the hdmi monitor session I can open an lxterminal (about says 0.3.2) ...
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RealVNC Connection Problem

I have a question regarding RealVNC and the Raspberry Pi 3B. I can't connect to the Raspberry pi and I get following error message: "Timeout while waiting for a response from the computer". ...
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Raspbian Buster VNC Viewer LXTerminal prompt is basic

I use VNC to connect from my Windows 10 laptop to my Raspberry Pi 3 running Rasbian Buster. It all works fine as expected except for the LXTerminal window not displaying the full command prompt. When ...
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raspberry pi - vnc viewer wrong resolution

I know this is a old topic but even after reading dozens of comments i couldn't solve the problem. With hdmi plugged to raspberry everything is fine. When I don't plug HDMI my resolutioin is too big(...
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RealVNC Server on UBUNTU 20.10 (ARM64) on Raspberry Pi 4

RealVNC only provides a 32bit app for Raspberry Pi OS (32bit) and not a 64bit native application, at least for now. I'm using Ubuntu 20.10 on my Raspberry and need to use RealVNC to remotely access ...
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Connect two raspberry pi via usb to one pc

I have one raspberry pi zero connected to my windows pc via usb. It is connected as an RNDIS Gadget. I use VNC to operate it headless. I would like to connect a second pi zero in the same way. Is ...
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Raspberry doesn't show the desktop through VNC viewer

I'm trying to connect to my raspberry pi through VNC Viewer. It connects perfectly (it is connected to my router, and I'm able to connect both via VNC and SSH). The only issue that it appears is that ...
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Cannot SSH or use VNC (but can ping) [closed]

I can't seem to SSH or connect using VNC viewer from my desktop PC to my pi 4 on raspbian, but I can ping it and connect to it on my other devices connected to my home network. Although unlike other ...
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Can I SSH even if I am to connect my Raspberry Pi 4B with a 3.5 inch TFT display

This is kind of a stupid newbie question but once I have my display up and running and I'll be displaying the stats of my system on it alongside stats from Pi-Hole. Will I be able to use SSh from my ...
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Raspberry Pi based always-online harddisk from which I can stream a "remote" android app to my smartphone

I use a popular app called readera to read and manage ebooks on my android smartphone. I want to have all the ebooks on a 2TB portable harddisk that remains connected to a raspberry Pi at all times. ...
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Raspberry Pi does not connect via ethernet or wireless. Remote connection isn't working

Until recently, my Pi 3B was working perfectly fine on VNC using ethernet with my windows 10 laptop. The problem started after I took out my SD card one day I believe. The IP was still showing up on ...
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Autostart works only in VNC, but not on physical screen

I have connected a screen to Raspberry Pi 4 b+ and from a Windows 10 PC I have a VNC session to the Raspberry Pi. On the Raspberry Pi, I have added an autostart "script" and it works well... ...
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Log into VNC as ROOT rather than pi

I am doing some hardware development and I need to run my apps as root to access the low level hardware on my pi 4. I do my development over VNC and the default VNC user is 'pi' rather than root. ...
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swap control and capslock as default (especially for virtual display)

I'm new to Raspberry Pi, but not to linux - though I've never been clear on details like keyboard mapping. And I'm the type who has become addicted to swapping the capslock and control key. I normally ...
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VNC client on Raspberry Pi

is there a VNC-client (not server!) to view a remote windows desktop on raspberry pi, i.e. the pi attached to my TV? So that I can see my windows desktop PC there? I found lots of solutions, where the ...
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