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From: David Blamire-Brown <david@××××××××××××××××.uk>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] What is the gimmick to run tightvnc from windows to gentoo
Date: Thu, 17 Jul 2008 21:04:06
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] What is the gimmick to run tightvnc from windows to gentoo by Harry Putnam
1 I did this a while back and I got it working by tunnelling via SSH (using putty on windows).
2 But I can't remember the exact details off the top of my head. It may be worth googling that set-up. I seem to remember thinking it felt like a kludge and I can't quite remember why I ended up doing it, but I do remember that it worked.
4 BB
6 On Wed, 16 Jul 2008 20:19:45 -0500
7 Harry Putnam <reader@×××××××.com> wrote:
9 > Tightvnc installed with server flag and seems to be working, at least
10 > as far as viewing from gentoo through servers running on windows
11 > machines. But when tried the other way round I get no connecton and no
12 > log output from the gentoo server.
13 >
14 > Just a message on the windows machine
15 > `Failed to connect to'.
16 >
17 > There is some log info on the windows side bit it appears to only
18 > involve the server and nothing gets written to that file when I
19 > attempt to start the viewer on a windows xp box aimed at the linux
20 > box.
21 >
22 > The words `verbose' or `debug' do not appear anywhere in vncserver man
23 > pages. How can I get some debug info out of this thing?
24 >
25 > Or maybe someone knows what is needed to get the connection to work.
26 >
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