[Newlug] yeee haaa got VNC working
pdench at acdisplays.com
Mon Aug 4 09:20:46 CDT 2003
I have VNC running on our PCs here. The intent is to allow (those in the
company that are of higher privileges than myself) people to telecommute on
occasion. It is sort of slow, anyone have any better solutions?
From: newlug-admin at newlug.org [mailto:newlug-admin at newlug.org]On Behalf
Of lacjoe at vanhoof.com
Sent: Monday, August 04, 2003 9:07 AM
To: newlug at newlug.org
Subject: Re: [Newlug] yeee haaa got VNC working
"even use it from a palm pilot"
Also works from a Zaurus. :P
On Fri, 1 Aug 2003, Timothy Bolz wrote:
> I just got it going it's sweet. I was able to use my computer from
> one just like I was there. The only drawback is my main computer has a
> larger screen size 1280x1024 and the other one I was on has less so you
> to scroll. VNC (virtual network computing) is remote display of your
> It's very easy if your runing Debian apt-get install vncserver,xvncviewer
> From a terminal run vncpasswd and set your password.
> Then run vncserver, it will tell you what server is starting like tesla:1.
> Then run xvncviewer and it will ask you for VNC server this is where you
> your server name. Then it will ask you for your password and you can put
> that in. Bear in mind the password box for xvncviewer is not **** out so
> when you type in your password if anyone watching they can see it. There
> another program called tkvnc which is a little nicer for logins.
> You can then login from another machine to yours. You can look at the
> page for other ways you can get it going. Like thru a browser.
> Well I hope some of you try this it's very cool. I think this would be
> something you sysadmin's might like. Login into a Linux from windows or
> versa if needed. The nice thing you can start more than one server. You
> even use it from a palm pilot. I've seen this one done. Has that Geek
> about it. They have most OS's covered. you would have to look at the
> website to see what it can run on. There is a tightvnc version too and I
> think a couple more.
> Let me know if any of you have tried it and what you think.
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