Tuesday, 13 March 2012

Virtual Network Computing

n computing, Virtual Arrangement Accretion (VNC) is a graphical desktop administration arrangement that uses the RFB agreement to accidentally ascendancy addition computer. It transmits the keyboard and abrasion contest from one computer to another, relaying the graphical awning updates aback in the added direction, over a network.

VNC is platform-independent – a VNC eyewitness on one operating arrangement may affix to a VNC server on the aforementioned or any added operating system. There are audience and servers for abounding GUI-based operating systems and for Java. Multiple audience may affix to a VNC server at the aforementioned time. Popular uses for this technology accommodate alien abstruse abutment and accessing files on one's assignment computer from one's home computer, or carnality versa.

VNC was originally developed at the Olivetti Research Laboratory in Cambridge, United Kingdom. The aboriginal VNC antecedent cipher and abounding avant-garde derivatives are accessible antecedent beneath the GNU General Public License.

There are a cardinal of variants of VNC1 which action their own accurate functionality; e.g., some optimised for Microsoft Windows, or alms book alteration (not allotment of VNC proper), etc. Abounding are accordant (without their added features) with VNC able in the faculty that a eyewitness of one flavour can affix with a server of another; others are based on VNC cipher but not accordant with accepted VNC.

VNC and RFB are registered trademarks of RealVNC Ltd. in the U.S. and in added countries.

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