[maemo-users] VNC

From: Willie McKemie mckemie+maemo at spamcop.net
Date: Fri Apr 13 17:05:48 EEST 2007
On Fri, Apr 13, 2007 at 02:21:28PM +0100, Jim Avery wrote:
> On 02/04/07, Willie McKemie <mckemie+maemo at spamcop.net> wrote:
> >Has anyone had any luck using the 800 VNC viewer on a Ubuntu server?
> >I've tried both Ubuntu 6.10 and 7.04 and can only get "could not
> >connect to server".  On the 7.04, I tried both the vncserver and
> >vnc4server packages.
> To get vnc4server working on Ubuntu, I installed Xubuntu on top (to
> get the xfce window manager) then followed the instructions here:
> http://grumpymole.blogspot.com/2006/12/xubuntu-remote-desktop-with-vnc4server.html
> but found I also had to downgrade xvnc4server like so:
> http://grumpymole.blogspot.com/2007/02/edgy-and-feisty-vnc4server-still-not.html
> Works fine with my n770.  Can't say if it would on the n800.

Thanks for the information!  After reading grumpymole, I installed 
x11vnc on one of my Ubuntus (7.04) and then vncviewer on my 770.  
It works well!  My wife is out of town with my 800 right now.

Willie, ONWARD!  Through the fog!
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