Category: VNC

Stop 3-D plot crashing on Matlab over VNC

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 ] && […]