vnc problems.- solved
akonstam at sbcglobal.net
Fri Dec 29 22:49:13 UTC 2006
On Fri, 2006-12-29 at 14:38 -0700, Craig White wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-12-29 at 16:22 -0600, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> > No matter how I try when I try to start a vnc session from one of my
> > home machines to another I get the error:
> > [akonstam at vulcan ~]$ vncviewer saturn
> > VNC Viewer Free Edition 4.1.1 for X - built May 17 2006 11:06:32
> > Copyright (C) 2002-2005 RealVNC Ltd.
> > See http://www.realvnc.com for information on VNC.
> > Fri Dec 29 16:13:43 2006
> > main: unable to connect to host: Connection refused (111)
> > Also when I restart vncserver on the server machine I can't find that
> > program running anywhere on the server machine. Can anyone explain all
> > this?
> 1 - look for Xvnc
> 2 - vncviewer has man pages - you should read them to know that you need
> to designate the 'display' number
> 3 - vncserver won't run if you haven't run vncpasswd as the user first.
> vncserver also has a man page
Well I got it to work using your hints. But I don't ever remember having
to do this before. But such is life.
Thanks for your response and that of Rick Stevens.
One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a
cat has only nine lives. -- Mark Twain, "Pudd'nhead Wilson's Calendar"
Aaron Konstam telephone: (210) 656-0355 e-mail: akonstam at sbcglobal.net
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