[CentOS] TightVNC controlling a Mac OSX 10.4.9.
David A. Woyciesjes
david.woyciesjes at yale.edu
Fri Mar 23 16:32:14 UTC 2007
David A. Woyciesjes wrote:
> 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
>> wrong encoding. I also believe there are other incompatibilities, but
>> 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
> OSX side...
Well, I installed Vine on the Mac, opened the VNC port, and was able to
connect with TightVNC here on Linux. :) Next, I'm gonna try using RealVNC...
One neat thing about Vine on OSX, is it could allow more than one
person to be logged into the Mac at the same time...
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