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sparky_phantom 06-01-2009 11:09 PM

Remote Desktop (VNC)...
I have Linux Mint 7 and wondering how come on my Windows it won't connect to my Linux. I am using the program RealVNC Viewer. So I was seeing if someone can give me a step by step of how to do that? I am new so thank you for your help.

billymayday 06-01-2009 11:24 PM

Not for Mint

sparky_phantom 06-01-2009 11:27 PM

Okay, What is a good OS for my windows can connect to my Linux?

billymayday 06-01-2009 11:31 PM

Sorry - the link I gave you was for setting it up under CentOS. I meant the link was not a howto for Mint, not that you couldn't use Mint.

I would expect that the howto should be pretty much straight applicable to Mint.

Sorry about the confusion

sparky_phantom 06-01-2009 11:33 PM

So if I use that link I can get my VNC working in Mint 7?

billymayday 06-01-2009 11:41 PM

You could try it for a start.

sparky_phantom 06-01-2009 11:43 PM

The "Yum" command doesn't work for me.

billymayday 06-01-2009 11:50 PM

No, you would use apt-get or similar.

sparky_phantom 06-01-2009 11:52 PM

Sorry I am really new to this and I can't get either one to do anything.

billymayday 06-01-2009 11:55 PM

You may find this more useful

sparky_phantom 06-02-2009 12:08 AM

I guess kind of helped, but still can't connect to my Linux through Windows.

billymayday 06-02-2009 12:17 AM

You're going to have to give way more information than that if you want any help.

sparky_phantom 06-02-2009 12:22 AM

Okay lets see. I am using Linux Mint 7. I want to have my Windows Vista connect to my Linux via VNC. On my Windows Vista I have RealVNC installed. When I try to connect using RealVNC I get an error saying can't connect. I have opened all the ports I need on my 2WIRE router. I want to control my Linux on my Windows. When I use the Terminal it says it can't install VCN-Server. I believe I need that program in order to connect from my Windows to my Linux. I can't for some reason. I want to know how I can.

billymayday 06-02-2009 12:26 AM

Do you have vino installed (as per the 2nd link I gave you)?

sparky_phantom 06-02-2009 12:31 AM

I believe so. I have a Remote Desktop program that I am guessing is it.

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