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I really don't want to have to access them from a virtual windows machine running on the MAC :- A web search for "mac vnc client" produces zero useful hits. All I've heard about so far are "screen sharing app" from apple, possibly pre-installed on the mac, name and location unknown a client from realvnc that runs in the chrome browser ugh! Arlie Stephens. Arlie Stephens Arlie Stephens 1 1 gold badge 5 5 silver badges 14 14 bronze badges.
Managed to create an alias, usable from the shell, which allows me to launch additional copies of the viewer.
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Too bad Mac's Dock wont let me do that. I'd still like to know how to use the built in app, and any additional recommendations would also be welcome. I've hit a semi-showstopper with tigervnc - no cut and paste. This is not a problem if you connect to another Mac running Apple's own built-in "screen sharing server", but if you connect to some other VNC server, e.
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You can connect to remote Linux machines with your Mac's built-in vnc client. Setup the vnc server on the remote Linux machine.
On your Mac, go to Finder. Rampant Rampant 10 10 silver badges 20 20 bronze badges. So basic password security should be adequate.
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True, some are more paranoid about using VNC than others, and if you're on a tunneled connection you wouldn't really have to worry about binding. Steve Chambers Steve Chambers Unfortunately, no joy, with either version. Craig says:. September 13, at am. April 6, at am. Andrew says:. April 5, at pm. Don Taylor says:. July 2, at am. Sean says:. August 4, at pm. Douglas says:.
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Large online user community. What We Don't Like Advanced features may require a learning curve for new users. What We Like Free to install and use. Lightweight and fast. Available for multiple platforms.
What We Don't Like May experience performance issues inside corporate networks. Configuration is more advanced than other VNC alternatives.
What We Like Free to download and use. File transfers are fast and easy. Includes a chat window to talk to remote users. Ideal for advanced VNC users. Only available for Windows PCs. Performance issues on busy networks. Lacks multimonitor support. What We Like Lightweight and fast. Automatically discovers VNC servers on a network. Strong encryption features.
Remote screen updates are very accurate. Only includes a VNC client. What We Like Ultra-fast. Supports many encryption protocols. Supports full Retina display. Intuitive window scaling.