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ubuntu 12.10: remote desktop is not refreshing [solved]

When connecting to another computer using remote desktop or another vnc client (such as vncviewer available in xvnc4viewer package), initial screen is the remote computer screen but after that there is no screen refresh. Mouse is moving but screen is not refreshing. Apparently this is caused by the nice visual effects of new ubuntu interface. Solution Disable these effects. Ask remote user to do the following: logout In login screen, ensure username is selected/active Right next to username, click on icon Select “Gnome (no effects”) Enter password to log into the computer That’s it. Connect with vnc and everything should […]