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Old 07-20-2020, 11:37 AM   #1
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Unable to move windows when using VNC

Hello guys,

After installation, I had a bit of trouble getting TightVNC to work but now I am able to connect.

The trouble I am having is that I am unable to move any windows in the VNC. I can move the mouse over the title bar but I cannot drag this to another part of the screen. I cannot resize the window either. The cursor does not change when I hover over the title bar nor in the corners when trying to resize.

I have used VNC on other flavours of Linux without this issue so is it specific tho this install?

Does anyone know the reason for this?

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Old 07-20-2020, 02:20 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by pan64 View Post

Thanks for your reply. I've hunted high and low and cannot find this setting anywhere.

Whilst looking for this,I have found out something a bit strange. I have found one single window I can move; the File Manager window. I cannot resize it though and it does look different as it has a black title bar and not the white title bar as per all the others which I cannot move or resize.

I also cannot shutdown via VNC either; shutown and restart are greyed out and it will only let me log out.

I don't know whether these are all inter-related as they appear to be permission related???


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