[CentOS] TightVNC controlling a Mac OSX 10.4.9.
David A. Woyciesjes
david.woyciesjes at yale.edu
Fri Mar 23 13:56:51 UTC 2007
William Hooper wrote:
> John Summerfield wrote:
>> Justin Cataldo wrote:
>>> 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)
>> The version RH ships does not work -
>> [summer at bilby ~]$ vncviewer emu
>> VNC viewer for X version 4.0 - built Mar 31 2005 17:48:27
>> Copyright (C) 2002-2004 RealVNC Ltd.
>> See http://www.realvnc.com for information on VNC.
>> Fri Mar 23 21:09:18 2007
>> CConn: connected to host emu port 5900
>> CConnection: Server supports RFB protocol version 3.889
> Apple pulled a number out of the air for the protocol version. With
> RealVNC 4, it is close enough to the real number that the viewer picks the
> wrong encoding. I also believe there are other incompatibilities, but you
> will have to look at the RealVNC list for more details.
> I believe people have had some success with the Windows version of
> VNCViewer 4.1.2, which has an option to force it to use the older 3.3
> protocol. I don't know if 4.0 for Linux implemented this option.
I have RealVNC viewer vP4.2.8, and get the unknown error 255, even
though I chose the Use Protocol 3.3 option.
Looking more like I need to use Vine, or some other vncserver on the
--- David Woyciesjes
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