[maemo-developers] x11vnc no response to taps on left of screen

From: Mike Cowlishaw mfc at acm.org
Date: Sun Apr 8 19:35:30 EEST 2007
> Message: 16
> Date: Sat, 07 Apr 2007 17:27:20 -0600
> From: Jeffrey Barish <jeff_barish at earthlink.net>
> Subject: x11vnc no response to taps on left of screen
> To: maemo-developers at maemo.org
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> Well, I finally got something to work.  I was getting pretty discouraged.
> I installed x11vnc and connected to it with Krdc.  I get a nice display of
> the N800 desktop and I can tap on most things and get an appropriate
> response.  

Ditto -- this looks like an excellent way of getting screenshots of the
N800, also for live demos using a projector attached to laptop.

> However, when I tap on items on the left side of the screen (in
> the task navigation area) such as the globe, nothing happens.  

I have exactly the same problem, also others (notably the Enter key brings
up the thumb keyboard).

> Also, the
> N800 has an annoying habit of dropping the WiFi connection because it is
> not detecting any taps on the screen.  

Yes, this seems to be when the N800 switches to standby.  It would be nice
in x11vnc restarted automatically...

But the big problem is the 'dead' area of the screen ...

[I also tried two VNC clients, so I don't think the problem is in the


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