Questions tagged [vnc]

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 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 ...
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VNC without pass from external internet

Problem I want to use raspberryPi's Chrome from my Mac in order to watch some videos. In order to do that, I am trying to make VNC connection. Condition raspberry pi and my Mac uses different ...
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Change back from LCD driver

I've successfully installed this 3.5" LCD display, which uses this LCD driver: https://github.com/goodtft/LCD-show. My problem is, that when I use VNC to remotely access the PI, (I assume) because of ...
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Raspberry PI not accessible without HDMI plugged in

I have a Raspberry Pi 3. For whatever reason, it doesn't seem to boot up if the HDMI cable is not plugged in. I am running the latest "stretch" desktop version. Steps taken: 1) Plug in AC adapter. ...
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How to modify the VNC server name

I've updated the hostname on my RPi3, but VNC Server is hanging onto the old name. The old name also displays in the client's list for cloud connections. I can connect to it and control it remotely, ...
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x11vnc not responding to commands on Kali Pi

After getting my Raspberry Pi 3 B+ setup on the sticky fingers Kali Pi OS I tried to get x11vnc running off it. Following the tutorial found here... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JVUsOMKGvpU I ...
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Control Raspberry Pi from PC without internet

I got a Raspberry Pi 3b+ and I got a problem with my internet and I want to control my Pi with my MacBook. It should be like with a VNC server. But in the next time, I got no internet and want to go ...
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Enable VNC Before First Boot

Is there a config file that I can edit so that the pi starts with VNC enabled? I'm currently using raspbian stretch as an OS, and VNC works out of the box. The only thing I have to do is enable it ...
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Issue with connecting VNC viewer to Wireless Access point on Wlan0 (static IP) - Pi 3 B+ Raspbien Stretch

So I installed VNC as so: apt-get install x11vnc x11vnc –storepasswd cd /usr/local/bin nano sharex11vnc inside the file: #!/bin/sh x11vnc -ncache 10 -auth guess -repeat -nap -loop -forever -...
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Running MagicMirror via HDMI but controlling it via extended virtual desktop

Total linux noob here and at this point without some of the required HW to actually try this out but; I'm meaning to use my raspberry pi 3b (raspbian stretch) as somewhat of a home automation center ...
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Using Putty and VNC

I have an RPi3B+ which I can connect to through either Putty or VNC, both work fine. I've installed virtualenv with pip install virtualenv virtualenvwrapper. When I'm connected through Putty and I ...
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Is there a way to enable VNC on my Pi with python?

I am creating a system and I want to make it as quick and painless to deploy as possible. I also need people who are unfamiliar with RPi to deploy it. So I am creating an installer that can handle ...
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Raspberry Pi and RealVNC: required, or just a run-of-the-mill partnership?

I'm working on getting VNC up and running on a Pi 0 W. I had this working before, so I'm trying to retrace my steps. I didn't take any notes because it was a proof of concept and I left things as ...
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Picamera (in Terminal and Python 3) just does nothing

I have a Picamera V2, a brand new Flex Cable (so that's not the problem) and a Pi 3B. I am using VNC from Ubuntu. The Pi connects OK. But in the terminal (raspistill - o hi.jpg) and in Python 3 ( ...
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VNC Configuration without Desktop (direct capture setting)

I'm trying to set the experimental, (as of this post) direct capture setting for VNC to display the output form Retropie. I have been trying to find the configuration file for this setting or some ...
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VNC using MobaXTerm Client

On Raspbian, I just enabled VNC using the sudo raspi-config command and tried to use MobaXTerm to connect, but it gave me the error "No configured security type is supported by 3.3 VNC Viewer". I know ...
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Raspberry Pi VNC login info

I have set up a correct VNC server, but when i try to login to it on my Mac it asks for login info. i tried using pi and the username and raspberry as the password but it did not work. Is there a way ...
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Internet not working over wifi when RPi is connected to laptop using Ethernet

I am having problems using Wi-Fi to access the internet on my Raspberry Pi when I connect the Pi to my laptop over ethernet. Wi-Fi works fine and I can access the internet on the Pi when there are ...
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VNC: how to manage a fleet of RPi?

I've to manage 50 Raspberry Pis remotely, e.g. via VNC over the web. The RPis are behind a router, so I can't access them by IP. I'm looking for something like a self-hosted TeamViewer. The desired ...
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tightvncserver - show the same screen on hdmi and tightvncclient

I want to use tightVNCserver to display my primary screen, atm it is showing a second screen, but i want it to show my primary. how can i do that? i want to control my raspberry pi using keyboard and ...
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Resetting VNC account through SSH?

In order to perform some remote operations on my normally headless-with-desktop-over-LAN Pi2, I signed up for a trial account at the raspi's default VNC cloud service. Now, with the trial having ...
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Using a cloned Raspberry Pi as its own system

I recently cloned one Raspberry Pi onto another (by SD cloning). I am trying to access both Raspberry Pis with the default RealVNC service as two separate connections. Because the two Pis are ...
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VNC viewer and Raspberry Pi 3

After I login to Raspberry Pi 3 using VNC viewer from my laptop I get this and I can't go back into desktop (original one when the pi boots up). If any one knows what is happening, then please help. ...
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Window Manager on Headless Raspberry (VNC)

I am trying to install a window manager for Raspbian (not Lite) so I can use it with my headless Raspberry Pi 3. I connect using VNC Viewer. I have followed the tutorial that I found in this thread ...
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VNC Viewer account disabled

I recently tried to log in to one of my remote raspberry Pi boxes running Raspberian using RealVNC but when I tried to log in I noticed "The account is disabled" message. Googling only pointed me to ...