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Old 10-21-2004, 06:17 PM   #1
jstreed
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vino in Gnome 2.8?


I need help with Vino. I've installed it and set it up. However, whenever I try to connect remotely to one of the computers I get an error stating "ConnectToTcpAddr: connect: Connection refused. Unable to connect to VNC server."



my vino preferences are as follows:

* Allow other user to view your desktop
* allow other user to control your desktop

* Require the user to enter this password: (password)





Any ideas?


Thanks in advance,


Josh
 
Old 10-21-2004, 06:30 PM   #2
jstreed
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Follow up:


This computer does not have a firewall running currently (although firestarter is installed).


This same computer is having trouble accepting ssh connections as well, ( not just vnc). Any ideas what could be causing this problem?
 
Old 10-28-2004, 01:50 AM   #3
phyerlight
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One problem I had getting vino working was that I didn't realize that there is a server script that needs to be running as well.

run

/usr/libexec/vino-server

then run

vncviewer localhost

make sure that you're not root when you start the server.

This was a problem I had, hope it helps.

The other thing you can check if your forwarding the correct ports if you use a router. I believe it is 5900 for vino.
 
  


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