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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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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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sudo raspi-config not letting me click/select/enter any of the options

My VNC has stopped working recently (i was using edge) but when I attempted to change my interface options (option 5) in order to use a VNC viewer applicaiton but sudo raspi-config won't let me select ...
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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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Raspberry Pi RetroPie Stuck at Permission Denied Public Key on Boot

I have an arcade run on raspberry pi 3 flashed with RetroPie 4.4. Just now, I'm not sure what had happened to my Pi hardware, network, or even SD card. When I boot up, I kept seeing the loop of ...
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No window manager for VNC connection

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+, with an SD card on which I installed Raspbian Stretch (not lite!) 2018-10-09. This is what I did so far to try to get it running: initially I connected a 2 Amp power ...
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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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User login to VNC but really pi user?

I use a user name to login to the VNC but if I do a whoami its really "pi" not the user
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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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I wan't to develop Java code on my Raspberry Pi by using VNC-server - Very slow 100%

I'm using Raspbian Lite on my Raspberry Pi B+ 1.2. I have SSH enabled so I could install VNC-server on my RPi. When I start up my Raspberry Pi B+ it's very very slow. Something is wrong. The memory ...
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How to custom the x11vnc login page

run the following command for start vnc: x11vnc -unixpw_cmd ./abc.sh -http_oneport How can i custom the login page? For example, add some message. For the abc.sh script is refer from http://www....
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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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File corruption errors viewing shared Pi drive from Mac

I got set up with a Raspberry Pi to use as a network file server. It's got a USB (powered) hard drive that seems to be behaving well, and plenty of power to the unit itself (using a Canakit power ...
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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 ...
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Which remote access method allows me to access an SDL-based application

I am trying to run an SDL-based application, PICO-8, on a headless Raspberry Pi 3. When I run it locally, everything works fine as it should. When I try to run it via either RealVNC or SSH X11 ...
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VNC and SSH over ethernet working with my pi but it seems to break onboard wifi

I have a raspberry pi 3 with raspbian installed. On Windows 7, I'm using VNC over ethernet to access raspbian remotely. As per this tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oM2zVD9rL8I I have utilized ...
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How to set up two desktops, one for local touchscreen, one virtual for vnc access?

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 running Raspbian OS version 9.3, with a small 3.5" touchscreen installed (as per these instructions). Ideally, I would like to be able to have the RPI run two desktops, one ...
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I can not connect with VNC

I can not connect with VNC. "sudo service --status-all" output: pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo service --status-all [ - ] alsa-utils [ + ] apache-htcacheclean [ + ] apache2 [ + ] avahi-daemon [ + ] ...
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Launch tightvncserver at reboot using cron

Starting tightvncserver manually from a terminal works fine. To start it @reboot I am using crontab -e with the following command: @reboot sleep 20 && /usr/bin/tightvncserver The path is ...
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When I run raspi-config the cursor goes to the next line and freezes

I'm running headless Raspberry Pi Zero W with SSH. I'm trying to get VNC running so I can get to the GUI. My understanding is that I need to get raspi-config to run so that I can set VNC to "yes". ...
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VNCviewer on MacOS High Sierra cannot connect to VNCserver on Raspbian Jessie

Many months ago I brought up a Raspberry Pi 3 with Raspbian Jessie. At the time, I enabled the VNCserver that came with Jessie. From my Mac (not sure what OS version) I was able to successfully use ...
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VNC viewer through a remote MITM reverse ssh connection

I am sorry if the title is wrong. I have a raspberrypi3 that I am trying to view its windowing system with vncviewer from my laptop in a remote location. I am able to ssh into it fine via an ...
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Scroll down in VNC GUI

Is anyone know a way to scroll down in VNC remote GUI ? I cannot access to the bottom of the modal...
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Pi cam over SSH or VNC

I am new to raspberry pi and have started a project. I have a pi 3 and I am making an infrared night vision remote controlled car with a infrared pi camera I found on Amazon. So far everything is ...