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VNC (Virtual Network Computing) is a graphical desktop sharing system used to remote control one computer or device from another.

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VNC viewers not working

I have a Samsung Galaxy A10s with Android 11 One UI 3. Recently there was a problem: VNC viewers do not work. I enter, for example, localhost:1 (I want to connect to the Termux VNC server), I connect, ...
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VNC over USB tether?

Edit: I want to connect to a vnc server on a PC from an Android client via usb tethering. I'm trying to use my phone as a way of interacting with a headless linux box. I can't get VNC or connectbot ...
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Can I use my TV as a display for a tty while using my Android screen as a virtual keyboard?

I use Termux on a rooted device to run Alpine Linux in a chroot, but since the screen is small it is hard to type with a virtual keyboard + get a good view. I want to use my Android's screen for the ...
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For RealVNC viewer for android is it possible to have the cursor go to where you touch?

I'am using RealVNC viewer android to control my computer but I would like to make a left click where I touch with my finger. Dragging the cursor around is tiring when you have to make a lot of clicks.....
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How to access VNC server running in an android phone in another computer?

I have installed Ubuntu in my Android phone and I can access its GUI in my phone by connecting a VNC viewer to localhost:1. The VNC server is running inside Android. Is it possible to access this in ...
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How to Play Sound from Termux when using Linux?

I have a problem with audio streaming that I can not listen audio from Pulseaudio when using VNC with a Linux Desktop Environment. However it works if I export the audio to XSDL. But the problem is ...
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Unable to connect to Raspberry Pi3 by hostname from Android VNC Viewer [duplicate]

I installed VNC Viewer on my Ubuntu from here. Then, I could connect to my Raspberry PI by both hostname and IP address. However, I can't do the same from my Samsung Note 8 I can't connect by hostname ...
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Graphics/vnc/ssh connect failed failed

Installed Kali Linux rolling through deploy on coolpad cool1. Debugging mode on. Rooted. Busbox checked. And terminal also fails to start. More info and config in the screenshots given below
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Disable root auto login in GNURoot Debian

I don't want to work with root account in GNURoot Debian. I know to change the user from root to user1 by: su - user1 However, I still want to disable root auto login; besides, I want to use build-...
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Blank screen when accessing Kali Linux

I'm trying to access Linux Deploy, Kali Linux via a VNC Client on my Android phone. I could access it, but I get a blank screen. How to fix it?
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Why does SockStat app show Google Play Services making VNC connections?

I did have fun with the SockStat app on my device and saw that Google Play Services is making VNC connections from my device to a Google server through 74.125.71.188:5228. The question here is: why? ...
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Cracked Screen CM13 Rooted VNC

I cracked the screen on my LG G3 running CM13. It's rooted but I can't get to a adb root shell because ADB root is not enabled by default. I want to clean up some stuff and VNC is my best bet. I ...
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Is there a way to enable the pass-through of the Windows key via VNC when using an external keyboard?

Im currently trying to get on a Linux machine via VNC with my Nexus 10 running the newest CM Nightly (Android 6.0.1) and using an external keyboard. It works largely fine, but the Windows Key doesnt ...
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Controlling Android device from Android phone

Kind of related to this question. I want to control my android tablet (galaxy A 9.7 SM-T550, Android 5.0.2) with my Nexus 5 (Android 5.1.1) . Both are rooted and I want to be able to control the ...
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android VNC and linux installing

I was thinking of using Linux Deploy to install Ubuntu in Nexus 9 (2014) Device. I Would be using the VNC viewer by "realvncunlimited" and Linux deploy by "meefik". My question is, how secure will the ...
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What is the best way to turn my old Android tablet into a 100% VNC client?

I have a very old Android tablet that I barely use. It's a Zipy MID Fun (8GB) with 256MB RAM DDR2, an old Rockchip at 660MHz with a DPS 600MHz runnind Android 2.1. The wireless module is a very weak ...
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Install app without touchscreen or ADB?

My phones digitizer seems to have gone bad (after 5hrs of few app updates and 3hrs of a fall, working twice after that for 10minutes). It doesn't seems that the USB Debugging option is enabled on the ...
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How to gain access to Android GUI having only remote root access to console?

I have remote root SSH access to my Android device, i.e. can upload and start programs there. How to get GUI access, i.e. view the screen and press buttons there remotely. For X11, x11vnc can be ...
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Using Android w/ broken digitizer

My Nexus 4 digitizer is broken but I have several things I could use it for that don't need a touchscreen, or a screen at all....if I install Ubuntu Touch. Here are instructions for installing Ubuntu ...
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VNC android app which takes native control of touch as a mouse

I've been trying to install a linux distribution onto my android tablet for some time now and have done so but have recently stumbled upon a problem. When connecting the mouse, naturally the app does ...
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Keyboard on Android phone disappears after starting VNC server, and reappears only after restart

As the title says, I want to remote control my Android phone (LG-F160K) using a VNC server. I tried droid VNC server and VNC server. I can connect to my Android phone, but after connection is made, ...
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Control Android device from PC

I have built an Android app which is locked in landscape orientation. I want to have a live view of my mobile on my PC to make a demonstration of my app. The problem is that the screen doesn't show ...
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VNC style connection over ADB?

Could I connect to a device over USB ADB, get a shell and then launch a VNC type graphical connection where I can use that device? I have a android device at a customer remote premises and I want to ...
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It seems that I managed to enable "mousekeys" on my android. How do I disable it?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1. I am using it with the Apple Bluetooth Keyboard. From time to time, I use a VNC client (androidVNC or FreebVNC) to connect to different machines. At some point I ...
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How would you turn a tablet into a keyboard + easy-to-reach touchscreen (mirror the desktop) (not a touchpad) for a desktop PC?

How would you turn a tablet into a keyboard + easy-to-reach touchscreen (mirror the desktop) (not a touchpad) for a desktop PC? Numerous remote touchpads on Android I asked a question on askubuntu....
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Optimize TeamViewer for android bandwidth consumption [closed]

I am using TeamViewer for Android to remotely control my computer and it works great, but I recently noticed it uses up a LOT of bandwidth, even in Optimize Speed mode. I have a limited 3G plan and I ...
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How can I control one android device with another android device?

How can I use android device A to view and interact with android device B? I want total control not just accessing the file system our certain features. VNC maybe?
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In using a VNC to control a computer, is it possible to have the cursor go to where you touch?

I don't have an Android device, but I'm thinking of getting a Nexus tablet, and using android-vnc-viewer to make the Nexus an input device to control the PC, and provide faster cursor movement/text ...
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How Android VNC server receiving key/mouse events from VNC clients

How does the Android VNC Server receive key/mouse events from VNC clients? Can any one explain that to me? I am curious to understand.
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VNC client with mouse capture

Been using Ubuntu over chroot on my Asus sl101 eee pad slider. Works nice but I would like mouse integration like in virtual box etc. Any VNC apps out there that will capture/integrate my mouse so ...
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Broken Screen + Using adb shell to run vnc server

I have an HTC HD2 with a completely busted screen, I tried repairing it with a replacement screen but broke the ribbon cable to the screen (oops) sad day, I've got two of these and I've been running ...
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Use android phone with broken screen as WiFi camera

The screen of my android phone is broken and since I couldn't find a replacement screen I thought of using the phone as wifi camera. I've installed IP cam and use the android.screencast to control and ...
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Connecting to X11 on linux

I used to connect with SSH to school server on iPad with iSSH, which can work as X11 server, and remotely work through SSH and X11 with iPad as a server. I thought since it is easy with iPad, it will ...
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Access an Android purely via VNC enabling Tablet resolutions

I can currently access my Android via VNC on my iPad. Can I set the screen resolution of the Android to be the same as the native iPad resolution, giving me a pseudo Android tablet? Even if there is ...
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How can I notify my PC every time Android changes its IP?

I'd like to send an email or post to a server every time the IP address on the phone changes. This way, I can continue to VNC into the phone, even when the IP changes. Is there an App that would let ...
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VNC viewer shows only black screen, but sends events to droidVNC [closed]

I am using a VNC server on my Android device (droidVNC it is called.) I have tried using multiple VNC viewers and each one has the same results: the viewer window is a black screen (sometimes a ...
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How can I connect to my home VNC server via its hostname?

as asked in the Android chat room. At home I have a remote-access VNC server set up (running UltraVNC server). My current Android VNC app, called, funnily enough androidVNC will only accept IP ...
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SSH Tunnel with Android

Without rooting, how can I SSH tunnel to my homePC running sshd? I need ssh tunnel to VNC home, but i don't trust VNC, so I want to use it with SSH to make it safe! Thank you for any help!
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Android-based remote software to log in to OSX desktop?

I have an Android phone that I'd like to use to control an iMac running Snow Leopard. Like everything else they do, it seems Apple has their own take on how a VNC server should work, so their "remote ...
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Remote login into the phone from a PC

Possible Duplicate: Any VNC solutions for an unrooted device? Is it possible to remotely control an Android phone from a PC. Is there a program similar to VNC server that runs on the phone, with ...
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How to setup screen sharing for business meetings?

I'm wondering if it would be possible to use android-based tablets (or ipads) in business meetings. The idea would be to have each person in the meeting, with its individual tablet, see what a "...
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I want to remotely control my Android device from my PC without rooting it. Is this possible?

Looking for something to remote control my Droid without having to root. To be clear, I am looking for full control over the computer (view on monitor, use mouse and keyboard for input).
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How to remote control using Droid VNC Server via USB?

I have installed Droid VNC Server on my Android phone 2.2 (CyanogenMod), but it is not clear how to control now my phone via USB. When I start the server on the phone it gives me an IP but I cannot ...
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