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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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3B+ Not Booting

I've had my Raspberry Pi 3B+ for a while now (a couple of months, maybe) and it has always booted just fine, up until this week. I was using the RPi to host my Discord Bot, but now it doesn't seem to ...
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VNC connection stops updating after a short period

So I have a Raspberry Pi 3 with a 5" screen that's too small to do dev work on so I want to be able to VNC in with a larger resolution virtual desktop. And in fact it works out of the box with the ...
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Connect with VNC to RPI 3B+ via Bluetooth

I want to do VNC via Bluetooth between my Raspberry pi 3b+ and an android phone. Some forums say that bluetooth technology is so slow to connect VNC via a DUN network, but I was doing some research ...
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Realvnc has two sessions listed for 1 user to connect to. How do I merge them?

It's the same user(pi), same pi. But different desktops when I log in (see left and right). I just want one raspberry pi session for simplicity and am interested in how I even managed to create two ...
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Is there a way i can view RPI screen to VNC on Raspbian lite

i have a problem where i need to view my running python GUI app (Kivy) to VNC. The app is running on the 7" RPI screen and i am using raspbian lite (no desktop), i used raspi-config to enable VNC but ...
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Can't connect to RPi4 from Windows 10 (SSH,RDP, VNC, HTML)

I recently was attempting to connect to my RPi via SSH & Remote Desktop. After several failed attempts from accessing it from windows, I attempted to access it from my Android phone on the same ...
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Run VNC server without VPN when VPN is enabled

I use Real VNC server and viewer to connect to my Pi over the internet and use ExpressVPN as my VPN provider, which works well in general. ExpressVPN is configured so that if for any reason the VPN ...
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Remotely Connect to Pi through VNC Outside of LAN Network

I want to be able to remotely access the desktop of my Raspberry Pi 2, running Rasbian Full, from outside of my LAN network. I've been able to easily connect on my network, but I want to be able to ...
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My Rpi can't connect again using Putty and VNC

I'm totally noobie in this area. I'm learning to use my RPi 3 model B. So at first I used it with my PC using tutorials in the web through Putty (SSH) and VNC viewer and everything worked fine. Then I ...
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Can I prevent Kivy from registering all VNC clicks as double clicks?

I'm using VNC to connect to a Raspberry Pi in order to run a Kivy project, which is run via Pycharm and SSH. The project is intended to run on a touchscreen connected to the Pi, but for the sake of ...
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how to start the vncserver gui

I type vncserver and only a background thread starts. I enabled vnc through menu> preferences>raspberry pi configuration but no vnc server button appears at the top like I see in the walkthrough but ...
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Raspberry Pi3 freezes during sudo apt-get upgrade

I recently downloaded buster image (2019-07-10) and it is working fine. However when I run sudo apt-get upgrade I'm getting and error when it is upgrading realvnc with the following message: new ...
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Starting Real VNC daemon automatically with a boot or reboot

I can use sudo vncserver-x11-serviced & to start a VNC Server as a daemon. I need to execute this command whenever I boot or reboot Raspberry Pi. From https://www.realvnc.com/en/connect/docs/...
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Raspberry Pi 4 VNC Remote Connection Desktop Error

Surroundings Raspberry Pi system: Raspbian Buster with desktop Direct connection using fiber Problem VNC connection remote desktop error: cannot currently show the desktop, I have enabled VNC and ...
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How to prevent VNC Viewer window to headless RPi4 from automatically closing after a while?

I'm running an RPi4 headless and connecting over WiFi using VNC Viewer. At some point after opening the viewer window (maybe an hour or two later) that viewer window seems to automatically close. ...
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Multiple PIs; different VNC appearance

I have three Rasperberry PIs but thescaling in VNC is different. Two were identical and large enough to work on from my windows 10 (64bit) monitor. All of a sudden (fast fingers I guess) one Pi’s ...
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Pi0W Crash on VNC Forwarding but not through SSH Tunnel

Short version: Pi Crashes when forwarding vnc port, but not when ssh tunneling the port. Full version: I've an old snowleopard OSX machine which has a defective keyboard and wifi, but I wanted to use ...
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VNC connection from windows to raspi running buster

I am trying to establish a vnc from windows to raspi buster which does not work so far. Status is as follows: ssh with putty is up and running I have switched on vnc in sudo raspi-config I have ...
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Remote access lags on 3B+ when firewall enabled

I'm having some weird problems with SSH and VNC on a 3B+. I've got basic firewall rules on the Pi to allow that traffic through, but I get major lag with them. I'm talking 2 minute delays. If I ...
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Connecting to the Raspberry from TightVNC

The Pi sets up RealVNC. Is it possible to use a TightVNC client to connect to it? I have enabled the VNC server on Raspbian GNU/Linux 10 (buster) without any special configuration. From the Pi to ...
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Remote Connection of Rpi3 using VNC/RDP

I have inserted flashed SD with raspbian - installed tightvncserver and was able to connect using Remmina(VNC & RDP) via IP address. But now when I try to connect using VNC, I get Unable to ...
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VNC on Raspberry Pi with several users connecting to their own home at the same time

I want to use the VNC shipped with a Raspberry Pi. My goal is to offer the possibility to several users to connect to their own home at the same time. By default, I can connect to the "pi" user. I ...
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Screen resolution when VNCing into a Pi Zero W

I am using TightVNC to get into a Raspberry Pi Zero W, running Raspbian. The pi normally runs headless and I will never attach a monitor to it, only remote in. When I remote in, I see a small ...
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Trying to connect vnc server from my Pi 3 but getting blank screen in vnc viewer

Hey I have setup the VNC server and running chrome there and want to see the same view here in my RaspberryPi3. But I am getting the blank screen. I have done the same setup in my laptop it is ...
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VNC Client on Raspberry PI Zero

I need to use VNC Client on Raspberry PI Zero. It doesn't have network interfaces, so I probably need to connect Raspberry via mini-usb to my Android phone. How to configure such network (via USB)? ...
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Connecting Raspberry Pi to 2 seperate networks

Hi I was wondering if the following setup would work. I am trying to accomplish the following. Connect to VPN server from outside my network and then VNC or RDP and possibly SSH into the other ...
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Why cant I use hardware keyboard when using VNC

I have a small problem. I have a spare smartphone and decided to use it as a screen for my raspberry pi 3B+. I ordered a physical keyboard and mouse for my raspi. But when I connect with my old ...
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Setting viewonly and scale with vncserver-x11-serviced

I'm trying to get the VNC server to start in viewonly mode with a scale of 0.25x0.25 but can't see exactly where this has to be set. It looks like in older versions you would start VNC with the -...
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Forgot password for username pi [duplicate]

I need to authenticate so that I can use the VNC Server and Viewer and be able to access the Pi's screen from another computer. When I download the VNC Server I have to authenticate and enter a ...
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Signing in to VNC Server - no “Licensing” option

NOTE: Local connection working fine, I am trying to establish a cloud connection. I've been following the below guides to setup a cloud connection for VNC: raspberryPi documents realvnc documents ...
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LXTerminal missing

I have Stretch on my Raspberry runnig via VNC-Viewer and everything works fine. But there is no LXTerminal available. In the System Tools menu there is only Termit listed, in the Accessories I see ...
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RasPi VNC Issues - Connection refused by the computer

I am getting a bit desperate here since I do not understand how to fix this issue. My problem: using a RasPi3 A+ `vnc server is running: status response via ssh *systemctl status vncserver-x11-...
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Multiple VNC Servers (Touchscreen)

I am using a RaspberryPi (3B+) with the official 7" touch screen. I have VNC installed and connecting to it works with the touch screen resolution 800 x 480 (I am getting a copy of what I see on the ...
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Use VNC to get right-click on touchscreen

I found that when I use a Windows VNC client to connect to my Pi, it has a very nice emulation of right click, middle click, etc. The functionality I cannot get from my normal touchscreen setup: Pi ...
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Odd characters in LXTerminal with RealVNC viewer

Image below shows the output from service cron status, via ssh on the left, LXTerminal via RealVNC on the right. Linux raspberrypi 4.14.98-v7+ #1200 SMP Tue Feb 12 20:27:48 GMT 2019 armv7l GNU/Linux ...
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VNC disabled after each reboot

I run VNC through raspi-config. Turns on. I run sudo vncserver. Works. I reboot. Everything is shut down/disabled and i have to redo it. How can i permanently enable vnc? (raspbian, over ssh) error i ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero -V1.3 Kali-SSH VNC through USB connected to PC possible?

I would like to SSH and VNC to a rasberry pi Zero V1.3 (Non-wifi) running Kali using just the USB connected to a Ubuntu that is connected to the network. It is possible with Raspbian: https://www....
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VNC not fully working

I have installed VNCViewer by RealVNC on my Raspberry Pi 3A+. But after a restart of my RPi I have to connect a USB Keyboard and press a random key to get the connection working. I can easily connect ...
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Can't login into VNC viewer

I recently setup VNC Viewer both on my Pi (3b+) and my laptop (Ubuntu 16.04 LTS). Using Stretch Lite. Installed lightdm. Using RealVNC. Followed the guide on raspberrypi.org After I connect to the Pi ...
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VNC Viewer does not recognize modem ip

What could be the possible cause for me to be able to configure the ppp0 signal from a modem perfectly on my Raspberry Pi, but not being able to access it (the rpi) via VNC via the IP provided by the ...
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I changed my VNC password before, and now I forgot it. How do I reset my password?

I tried using vncpasswd but that did not work, any ideas?
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RealVnc reverse connection to running server--is it possible?

Using x11vnc, I can initiate a reverse connection command to a listening vnc client. It will connect to a vncserver that's already running. I can't figure out how to do that using RealVnc. When I ...
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Python keyboard package not responding through VNC

I have a simple python program that responds to keyboard presses using the package keyboard: import keyboard import time def catch_key( event ): print( "Key pressed:" + event.name ) def propel()...
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Raspberry VNC Server is not working

So, I have a Raspberry Pi 3 and I connected it to my laptop through Ethernet. Whenever I tried to connect my Raspberry, I often got this error "VNC Server is not currently listening for Cloud ...
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VNC Viewer and Timing Out

I am attempting to VNC access a server through a RaspPi B+ running Raspbian. I can access the server fine using ssh; however, the pi unit seems to have port 5901 and 5902 blocked. I am VPN'd into ...
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Can't connect VNC through ethernet while the PC is connected through Wifi to internet

I'm pretty new to both Raspberry Pi and Linux, I have absolutely no prior experience so bear with me. My problem here is pretty annoying. What I'm trying to do is simply using VNC to control remotely ...
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Raspberry Pi configuration is not opening when connected via Windows VNC

My Rpi Model 3B+ is connected through my laptop using VNC instead of HDMI and monitor, unfortunately I ran into some problems,I tried making the Rpi Headless by following this video on YT: https://www....
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Accessing a Virtual Environment from IDLE3 shell?

On my pi3 I have created a virtual environment with Python3. I run my pi headless, using my Windows 10 PC. I access the pi with 3 apps: - PuTTY for terminal usage; - WinSCP for a file Explorer; and ...
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vnc connect to own desktop session

I have a raspberry pi 3 with a raspbian image (Linux raspberrypi 4.14.79-v7+ #1159 SMP Sun Nov 4) and activated the realvnc from the interface config GUI (Real VNC Server 6.3.2). On the Pc I am using ...
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Does raspi-config VNC setting use virtual desktop if the Pi is booted headless?

I have a headless Raspberry Pi (Raspbian Stretch) that I use over VNC, enabled by enabling the VNC setting in the Interfacing section of raspi-config. I've read the docs pages for RealVNC, which say ...