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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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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 ...
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VNC connection drops when i bridge wifi with ethernet on Windows 7

. Installed Raspbian stretch on Raspberry Pi B+ (v1.2). I am bridging the connection between my wifi and LAN. RPI IP: 169.254.198.47 LAN IP on PC, Windows 7: 169.254.34.239 The VNC connection drops ...
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how to revert back to dynamic ip in raspberry pi 3?

I had set my rpi to static ip for my home network for a project but now the problem is whenever i try to connect the rpi to vnc on a different network that is any mobile hotspot or any other wifi ...
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How to change refresh rate for XRDP on PI?

I recently installed XRDP and VINO for remote access for my pi. Everything is working as expected. However, I noticed that the remote screen doesn't seem to refresh on its own. So, I get bits and ...
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VNCServer refuses to work

I've looked all over the internet for a solution to this, but I cannot find one anywhere. I have an RPi 3 with Jesse, and I've been trying to get VNC up and running on it by following this tutorial: ...
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Selenium: Firefox won't open on VNC server

When using VNC server and launching Firefox through Selenium I'm getting this error: selenium.common.exceptions.WebDriverException selenium.common.exceptions.WebDriverException: Message: connection ...
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Can't find xstartup

I follow instruction that I expect will allow me to copy/paste to Raspberry Pi 3 VNC session. I did sudo apt-get install autocutsel and trying to find /home/pi/.vnc/xstartup in order to add needed ...
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Sense Hat rainbow tests forever; unable to access Pi

Disclaimer: I'm incredibly new to coding (I first looked at a command line nine weeks ago for a class and the class has taught me nothing thus far). Explain as you would to an illiterate ten-year-old. ...
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Headless Raspberry Pi 3 VNC black screen

I have a raspberry pi running headless as my home VPN and now I wanted to enable VNC to do some work on it remotely using the GUI. The VNC is enabled on raspi-config and I have set boot options to ...
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attempting to connect to vnc server error when raspberry tries to reboot

when i was trying to Expand the filesystem in the raspberry pi stretch it needs to reboot to finish and whenever it trys to reboot it says trying to reconnect to vnc server and then fails.
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Dual Screen with P3

I have my Pi3 connected to both VNC and HDMI out. Is it possible to use VNC as monitor 1 and HDMI as monitor 2 for presentation?
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VNC Viewer quit unexpectedly

I have installed tightvncserver on the raspberrypi 3. I have successfully ssh into the raspberry pi 3 from Mac OS (X 10.8.5) with this command: ssh pi@raspberrypi.local and is working fine. However, I ...
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Saving VNC settings on pi

I came across a slight problem in that I cannot save my screen capture settings on my Pi3 while using VNC viewer alongside my laptop and touchscreen. As far as I can see, there is even no way to ...
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I can VNC into my PI3, but ssh is not working?

I have been trying to ssh into my Raspberry PI 3 and for some reason I keep getting a "ssh: connect to host address port 22: Operation timed out" I know I am using the correct command to call it ...
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RealVNC connection keeps trying and trying

I'm trying to connect to my pi on the local network. SSH works, no problems. But when I try to connect from my Mac using the realvnc viewer, I don't get an error. Actually, I get nothing at all. The ...
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Cannot connect to Pi VNC server configured with proxy

VNC Viewer cannot connect to a Pi 2 configured with a proxy address. I've modified /etc/environment to add my college's proxy so that I can access the Internet after connecting to my college's ...
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Running SDL app via RealVNC with Direct Capture enabled does not accept Keyboard input

I am trying to run and SDL hardware-accelerated app, PICO,-8 over VNC, and thanks to this community I am making progress! One solution is to use RealVNC with the experimental DirectCapture feature ...