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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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Using RealVNC to edit code on a Raspberry Pi 5 causes repeating characters

When connected to my Raspberry PI 5 from my Windows 11 pc using RealVNC, I get lots of unwanted characters appearing, these are mainly 0s 9s and brackets, i.e. when I'm trying to type something like ...
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How can I change the main menu and default window size, plus where right click menus/hover menus appear? (Raspberry Pi 3a+)

I recently started using VNC connections using RealVNC viewer (and sometimes I occasionally use SSH) and now my main menu size, default window size and position, and hover/right click menus are messed ...
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Raspbian screensaver fails with VNC on Pi4

I have activated the screensaver on Rasbian. I have the raspberry 7" touch screen. All works well manually, switches screen of after a certain amount of inactivity and comes on again when the ...
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How to close (only the window not the connection) of the VNC server platform who are open (but hide) in startup

How to close (or don't opened) at startup (only the window not the connection) of the VNC server platform who are open (but hide) in startup. I tried this code in python ... it work, but it reopened. ...
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Rapsberry pi 5 - vnc issues: errors, gray screen, black screen, no VNC window showing up, dual instances of :5900

I just bought Rpi 5, installed Raspberry pi OS with desktop (without the recommended software), enabled VNC from sudo raspi-config but the VNC is not showing up in the Takbar. It is installed, as if I ...
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Do we still need a custom VNC client for Bookworm?

I haven't tried to set up a Pi server in a while, and I recall back in the day being excited that there was built-in easy support for VNC. However, it was strange (I don't recall all the finer ...
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Raspberry Pi OS Bookworm, Wayland desktop + headless Pi, cannot get past first boot wizard

I probably did something wrong during initial setup, but I've hit a rather strange problem trying to set up a graphical headless RPi 4B with Raspberry Pi OS Bookworm. To set up my Pi, I downloaded ...
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Mac VNC client that supports Raspberry Pi 5 and rescaling?

I'm trying to remotely connect to my Raspberry Pi 5 from an M1 Mac laptop. The officially recommended client is Tiger VNC Viewer, which connects fine, but can't rescale the display at all. This is a ...
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How to restart the VNC server?

How to restart the VNC server from command line? Without rebooting the machine, of course. There's an annoying issue that VNC stops working after a Wi-Fi network is changed, so I hope restarting the ...
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RealVNC Viewer doesn't accept keyboard input

I followed this guide to connect my raspberry to my computer, but when i connected with RealVNC Viewer, it does not accept keyboard or mouse input. I am on a Windows 11 computer, Raspberry Pi 4, and ...
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Accessing Raspberry Pi Hotspot via VNC

I have a headless Raspberry Pi 4 that I want to connect to via VNC in the absence of an external wifi or ethernet network. The Pi is being used as an antenna controller far away from civilisation, ...
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No VNC on Pi 3a Bookworm

I have a Pi 3A running PiOS Bookworm (32 bit). I enabled ssh and vnc with raspi-config. I checked the interface status in the graphical preferences tool, which shows that ssh and vnc are enabled. I ...
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How can I change from IPv6 to IPv4 when connecting to VNC server?

I am taking a mechatronics class in college and am using a Raspberry Pi 4. It was working fine till last week but this week it wont connect to the vnc server. I am able to enter the ping raspberrypi....
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How to change the default VNC server

'When I installed my Raspberry Pi OS (bullseye), I went with the default RealVNC as a VNC server. It's giving my a lot of headaches right now and I'd like to try a different one, so I installed ...
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How to enable VNC permanently on Raspberry Pi 4

My goal is to access my raspberry pi 4 remotely after turning it on. I learnt about VNC and tried it using raspi-config in a terminal window. It worked perfectly. The only problem I’m facing is, I ...
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Glxgears 1 FPS over VNC with RealVNC - Raspberry Pi 4 B

I have a Raspberry Pi 4B and over VNC, glxgears will only give me 1 FPS. But over regular HDMI cable to a screen, then glxgears works like a charm. So is there any problem with the VNC server inside ...
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How can I keep a VNC session running when not connected to it?

I'm running a scraping bot with selenium, and to get results as stable as possible I'm running a chrome instance from a VNC desktop and then attaching selenium to it ; it's not headless and allows me ...
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Issues using VNC Viewer to connect to raspberry pi running AIY

I've set up my raspberry 3 Model B to run on the 2021-04-02 version of the Google AIY SD card image as shown here: https://github.com/google/aiyprojects-raspbian/releases The problem I'm having is ...
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Remmina does not connect to Raspberry Pi Bullseye after RealVNC-server update

The Problem: I have a Raspberry Pi I connect using the VNC client Remmina from Ubuntu 22.04. Recently the realvnc-vnc-server was updated in the Raspberry Pi. Since the update the connection from ...
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Raspberry Pi 4: Black screen after boot both local and via vnc

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 that I have had running for at least half a year as a Plex server. I used Raspberry Pi Imager to create the os, and then I connected via vnc from either my mac or my pc, the ...
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Can't find DMT mode resolution for VNC

After last update If I try to set screen resolution for my VNC connection, I can't see too DMT mode options. Any idea?
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Cannot connect to Pi 4 through hostname (SSH and VNC)

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 with Raspberry OS. I was able to ping it or connect through SSH and VNC through IP address. But I can't ping it, can't connect it with hostname. I have tried using my Macbook ...
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Access VNC Desktop through SSH directly (Raspberry OS)

I have configured my Raspberry OS with VNC and SSH. If I want to ssh -x, I can access the LXDE desktop from Debian . However if I use VNC through SSH, I can access the default output of HDMI, the ...
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RPI desktop windows do not stretch over full resolution

I have a strange problem, cannot get a start menu to touch the bottom taskbar (on upside taskbar it is touching...) Somehow RPI OS thinks the taskbar is higher than it is in reality. It is also ...
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access raspberry via computer or external monitor

I want to programm a selfdriving car with visual recognision therefor I will later use opencv4. When connecting the Pi via computer I have a problem concerning the remote desktop connection and vnc ...
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TigerVNC Server Crashes when Client Connects

I've installed "tigervnc-standalone-server" on my Raspberry PI 3 model b+ with Ubuntu Mate "Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS" (not raspbian), configure and set-up vncserver as system service. I'...
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access raspberry pi with wifi, without ethernet cable

Hi guys I'm trying to access my raspberry pi through the remote desktop / vnc viewer without ethernet cable but only with wifi. And it connects only rarely and if it doesn't I get the error: Remote ...
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RealVNC screen updates are taking 4-7 seconds to update, when before it was milliseconds

I'm using a Raspberry Pi 4 running a version of Raspbian. I'm hard-wired into a little hub that is connected to a powerline adapter that is connected to my ISP's router in the other room. However ...
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VNC and Putty not connecting to raspberry pi 3b+ headless again, internet connection also affected by raspberry pi connection

I have been using my Raspberry Pi 3b+ model for months now, with the headless setup. I connected the pi to my laptop hotspot (i.e., added the wpa_supplicant.conf file containing my hotspot ssid and ...
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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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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 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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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 times when I try to connect ...
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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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SOLVED 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 a Raspberry PI 3 and am trying to connect it with my laptop using VNC viewer. My Raspberry PI has not been able to connect with VNC viewer since the last 2 to 3 days after I changed the ...
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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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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 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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