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Old 10-10-2007, 06:40 PM   #1
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Remote access problem (debian tightVNC)

I want to access a remote Debian server as a low level user from a local client. The problem is it wont let me access the server as any other user except super user. I don't want this available for remote clients.

I am using "TightVNC".

Any help would be appreciated. Thankyou.
Old 10-10-2007, 08:05 PM   #2
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every client need to have a separate vnc session in order to access the server(if course they have their own session).

If you want to allow general user to access the server with non-root, login the server as general user and start this command:-
vncserver :1 (it will new session)

User connect the server with following address :


debian, remote, remote desktop, tightvnc

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