Category: VNC

Stop 3-D plot crashing on Matlab over VNC

The process below is for Matlab R2014a and earlier. R2014b and newer do not support the opengl(‘neverselect’) command   Restart Matlab, and before doing anything type: opengl(‘neverselect’) Then at plotting time: figure set(gcf,’renderermode’,'manual’,'renderer’,'painters’) slice(..) and so on

Pros/cons of LogMeIn, TeamViewer, GoToMyPC

My work involves data collection from remote, inaccessible sites located around the world. I need to have highly-reliable methods of remote control. So I make sure every PC is Intel vPRO enabled, allowing me to power down, reboot, and even reinstall the operating system remotely from a HTTP vPro internal webserver on port 16992. Checklist: […]

vncviewer 1.3.9-6.4 isn’t working with -user option

For some reason, the version of TightVNCviewer currently shipping with Ubuntu 13.10 isn’t working for me with the -user option (usually needed, since remote machine login doesn’t match local machine). To work around this, I use ssvncviewer version 1.0.29-2build1 with the same options.

vncserver setup on Ubuntu 12.04 and 14.04

This example uses the Free TightVNC server. sudo apt-get install tightvncserver nano ~/.vnc/xstartup and for Ubuntu 14.04, sudo apt-get install xfce4 sudo apt-get remove xscreensaver xscreensaver-data Here is an example of a working ~/.vnc/xstartup on Ubuntu 12.04 with TightVNC 1.3.9 #!/bin/sh gnome-session –session=ubuntu-2d [ -x /etc/vnc/xstartup ] && exec /etc/vnc/xstartup [ -r $HOME/.Xresources ] && […]