How to Access Remote VNC Desktop from Web Browser Using TightVNC Java Viewer

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12 Responses

  1. David in Munich says:

    Ravi, it seems that neiter Chrome or Firefox support NPAPI plugins (apart from Flasah) any more. Is there a Webstart option instead, otherwise WebVNC is dead (see

    I found the above link after wasting 2 evenings on this unsuccessfully. Java Plugins cannot nbe activated at all, it seems)

    My environment W7 (but same true for Ubuntu 15.10),Java 8.66, Firefox 42, bu

    • Ravi Saive says:

      Thanks for your findings, let me check the article again and see if there any alternative way to achieve this..

  2. Jason Dill says:

    The above steps seems to be complicated. Instead, I would recommend using remote support tools such as logmein, gosupportnow, gotomypc, R-HUB (, Bomgar etc. They are easy to use.

  3. Manuela says:

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  4. pavan says:

    What if i have 200 users want to create vnc and use.. this is not feasible ryt ? or do u have anyother option to configure as such

  5. John says:

    Followed the above steps for rhel6 configuration and but when accessing vnc from browser from windows machine, its asking java authentication, with blank page , but there is no pop up for security warning or vnc authentication, please help

  6. Karl says:

    I’d suggest to try VNC viewer without Java based on Web – Does not required Java at all.

    • erm3nda says:

      Sure this is a full html5 or javascript interface to handle a vncviewer running on a remote machine, like a linux server.
      So, is not your script the one that connects. Also, avoid using 3rd Party. This can be done using other methods.

  7. amit says:

    thanks alot ravi

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