fabiano.panther at infinito.it
Wed Oct 20 21:28:56 UTC 2004
Kevin J. Cummings wrote:
> Fabiano wrote:
>>> Maybe, but it doesn't explicitly cover VNC, which Jeremey needs.
>>> I'm pretty sure he doesn't know *which* ports to allow through for VNC.
>>> At least he needs to add 5900:tcp for DISPLAY :0, and add 1 for each
>>> succeeding DISPLAY that he wants to be available....
>> It's a way..You are right you have to know the port number.
>> I have no FC2 on this machine now.I remind about possibility to
>> select a trusted/server/application too(instead of port).
>> If he ran VNC like service perhaps he could use this feature.am I right?
> No. The VNC service presents a "virtual" X11 server to the connecting
> client, not the one (or one of then ones) actually running on the
> console. That's the subtle difference, and the reason why one is
> configured as a service and the other through the xorg.conf file.
> If he starts a VNC service (in addition to his console X server) he'd
> have to use port 5901 to connect to the "service" X server, but
> Jeremey has already said he wants to be able to control his console X
> server just like the VNC server on Windows does....
Very interesting issue. Thanks a lot. I'm going to do some experiments ;-)
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