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Learning Xorg config 800x480 Lubuntu16.10 OSboxes VBox

Posted 12-28-2016 at 08:01 PM by GentleThotSeaMonkey
Updated 12-29-2016 at 03:15 AM by GentleThotSeaMonkey

This goal is: to learn Xconfig debug commands (to eventually help others too).

====== Update: I got mouse&net working, so can SKIP toward bottom ======

I play in VirtualBox on an 8yo netbook (Atom N270 XP host).

My old MintRosa17.3 takes 10+minutes to boot, then Cinnamon crashes.
GUI 'UN-use-ably' SLOW. (.iso install took a whole day! May try 18.1)

Yakkety Yak (maybe the way OSboxes config'ed it) doesn't 'mouse'
(VBox...
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Newbie VNC: WinXP(sp2!) host to antiX-16core [non-GUI] *or Mint17.3 OR...* Vbox guest

Posted 12-24-2016 at 04:16 PM by GentleThotSeaMonkey
Updated 12-24-2016 at 08:34 PM by GentleThotSeaMonkey
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Got it working! Basically. desktop finally came up (slow Vbox!)
(EASY per littlebytesofpi; Mint needed: ufw allow 5901)
http://....:5901 says doc contains no data. WHY?? ssh tunnel to it? What's 6001?

[earlier] Total mess, yes.
PRE-question: I'm not sure how to start! I've read "How to Ask a Question", BUT all I can think of to ask/postNewThread in Newbie is:
How to begin/learn/do VNC? (any 'small' Linux Vbox guest; XP host)
Could someone...
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