[CentOS] TightVNC controlling a Mac OSX 10.4.9.

Justin Cataldo jc at justincataldo.com
Fri Mar 23 01:10:31 UTC 2007


Ah I see.  Well that should work.  It's obviously connecting since you get
the dot.

I've had similar issues with TightVNC before.  It sits for ages saying it is
doing the initial screen draw, but never connects.

I'd suggest trying RealVNC (realvnc.com).

*VNC Free Edition for Linux (x86)
http://www.realvnc.com/cgi-bin/download.cgi

*JC*
*
On 3/22/07, David A. Woyciesjes <david.woyciesjes at yale.edu> wrote:
>
> >Justin Cataldo wrote:
> >> On 3/21/07, *David A. Woyciesjes* <david.woyciesjes at yale.edu
> >> <mailto:david.woyciesjes at yale.edu>> wrote:
> >>
> >>             Need some pointers here. I've got CentOS 4.4, and I want to
> >>     control my
> >>     OSX 10.4.9 box via VNC. It connects, and I get a little dot for the
> >>     mouse cursor, but just a black screen. I can see the mouse
> controlling
> >>     the OSX desktop...
> >>             Here's the output when I start in a terminal:
> >>
> >>     [d at f ~]$ vncviewer
> >>     VNC server supports protocol version 3.889 (viewer 3.3)
> >>     VNC authentication succeeded
> >>     Desktop name "xxxxxxxx"
> >>     Connected to VNC server, using protocol version 3.3
> >>     VNC server default format:
> >>        32 bits per pixel.
> >>        Most significant byte first in each pixel.
> >>        True colour: max red 255 green 255 blue 255, shift red 16 green
> 8
> >>     blue 0
> >>     Warning: Cannot convert string
> >>     "-*-helvetica-bold-r-*-*-16-*-*-*-*-*-*-*" to type FontStruct
> >>     Using default colormap which is TrueColor.  Pixel format:
> >>        16 bits per pixel.
> >>        Least significant byte first in each pixel.
> >>        True colour: max red 31 green 63 blue 31, shift red 11 green 5
> blue 0
> >>     Using shared memory PutImage
> >>     ShmCleanup called
> >>     [d at f ~]$ vncviewer --version
> >>     TightVNC viewer version 1.2.9
> >>
> >>
> > Are you running Vine Server (/OSXvnc/)
> >
> <
> http://sourceforge.net/project/downloading.php?group_id=64523&filename=VineServer2.1.dmg
> >
>
> > on  your mac?
> >
> > http://www.redstonesoftware.com/products/vine/server/vineosx/index.html
> > http://www.redstonesoftware.com/downloads/index.html
> >
> > JC
> >
>
>         No, I just enabled the built-in Apple Remote Desktop. As suggested
> here:
> http://www.macminicolo.net/Mac_VNC_tutor.html
>
> --
> --- David Woyciesjes
>
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