teamviewer 12 on ubuntu 17.10 unable to allow incoming remote connections. But I am able to remote.

Posted by chamilton
Photon

teamviewer 12 on ubuntu 17.10 unable to allow incoming remote connections. But I am able to remote.

I just got Teamveiwer 12 installed on ubuntu 17.10 and i am not able receive incoming remote connections. However, I can get remote out with no prob.

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Posted by TeamViewer Staff
TeamViewer Staff

Re: teamviewer 12 on ubuntu 17.10 unable to allow incoming remote connections. But I am able to rem

Dear chamilton,

Thank you for your post.

To make sure we are able to understand your issue, do you have a TeamViewer ID on this device?

Are you able to make outgoing connections?

Do you have Wayland Enabled?

Let us know so we are able to find out a solution for you.

 

Best regards,

Christian

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Posted by FranklinNoyes
Henagon

Re: teamviewer 12 on ubuntu 17.10 unable to allow incoming remote connections. But I am able to rem

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 17.10 which now uses GNOME instead of Unity as the default desktop environment. When I connect to my Ubuntu machine (from any other device regardless of OS) I just see a black screen in the remote window. I'm using Teamviewer 12, and I've already tried purging Teamviewer and reinstalling it.

I should mention that if I log out of GNOME and into Unity it works just like before, so the problem must be related to the new desktop envirnment.

Posted by goldenweek
Photon

Re: teamviewer 12 on ubuntu 17.10 unable to allow incoming remote connections. But I am able to rem

I had the same issue with @FranklinNoyes after I upgraded to 17.10, looks like it is a common issue, is TeamViewer team going to help us with a patch for it?
Posted by Soren1271
Photon

Re: teamviewer 12 on ubuntu 17.10 unable to allow incoming remote connections. But I am able to rem

I did two fresh install of Ubuntu 17.10 and installed Teamviewer but when I try to connect to my Ubuntu machines from Windows or Ubuntu OS, I receive the error seen in image below. I'm using Teamviewer 12.

This is the error I recieve:

teamviewer ubuntu error.PNG

Regarding Your Questions:

To make sure we are able to understand your issue, do you have a TeamViewer ID on this device? 

Answer: I recall seeing one when I was connecting to other nodes from the node.

Are you able to make outgoing connections?

Answer:  Yes I am able to make outgoing connectiones.

Do you have Wayland Enabled?

Answer: That is now the default display server.

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Posted by mr_endres
Photon

Re: teamviewer 12 on ubuntu 17.10 unable to allow incoming remote connections. But I am able to rem

I have the same problem with a fresh 17.10 install. However choosing Xorg session from login screen solves the problem (e.g. https://itsfoss.com/switch-xorg-wayland/)

Nevertheless a solution for wayland would be very nice.

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Posted by Trudide12
Digon

Re: teamviewer 12 on ubuntu 17.10 unable to allow incoming remote connections. But I am able to rem

 Hello, I  have the same problem. Black screen after logon with latest teamviewer 12 on Ubuntu 17.10. I am on Xorg, not on wayland. I reinstalled the client, same. 

Posted by Trudide12
Digon

Re: teamviewer 12 on ubuntu 17.10 unable to allow incoming remote connections. But I am able to rem

I also tested switching back to Unity, no way the session stays black. 

Posted by dmitrobv
Henagon

Re: teamviewer 12 on ubuntu 17.10 unable to allow incoming remote connections. But I am able to rem

the same issue :(

Posted by lucasaba
Henagon

Re: teamviewer 12 on ubuntu 17.10 unable to allow incoming remote connections. But I am able to rem

Same here! :smileysad:

Posted by maggiv8
Digon

Re: teamviewer 12 on ubuntu 17.10 unable to allow incoming remote connections. But I am able to rem

S(h)ame here...

Posted by dmitrobv
Henagon

Re: teamviewer 12 on ubuntu 17.10 unable to allow incoming remote connections. But I am able to rem

Solution found.

Just set Ubuntu on Xorg before login, and it works!

Posted by Trudide12
Digon

Re: teamviewer 12 on ubuntu 17.10 unable to allow incoming remote connections. But I am able to rem

It's not a solution, it's a **bleep** workaround. Solution will be to support Wayland where all Linux communities are going.
Posted by maggiv8
Digon

Re: teamviewer 12 on ubuntu 17.10 unable to allow incoming remote connections. But I am able to rem

This is not a solution, but a workaround only.
Posted by bkjaya
Digon

Re: teamviewer 12 on ubuntu 17.10 unable to allow incoming remote connections. But I am able to rem

Screenshot from 2017-11-08 16-04-33.pngHow to change the desktop

To view the remote desktop I have successfully adopted the following simple procedure.

The default desktop of Ubuntu 17.10 ,has to be changed from Ubuntu to Ubuntu on Xorg

Start computer and make changes (select Ubuntu on Xorg) in the Ubuntu login screen as above.

Then enter the password of the computer and start

Then  the problem will be  solved

Posted by lucasaba
Henagon

Re: teamviewer 12 on ubuntu 17.10 unable to allow incoming remote connections. But I am able to rem

As @Trudide12 and @maggiv8 posted, this is a workaround, not a solution!

Posted by vitrion
Henagon

Re: teamviewer 12 on ubuntu 17.10 unable to allow incoming remote connections. But I am able to rem

This is the solution I was looking for in Fedora 25. Now I understand it all.

Thank you very much!!!