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Old 03-12-2010, 12:43 PM   #1
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vncserver works, but x0vncserver doesn't?

I can connect to vncserver just fine, but if i fire up x0vncserver for some sharing, the viewer will not connect:
[me@mycomp .vnc]$ x0vncserver

Fri Mar 12 13:36:45 2010
main: XTest extension present - version 2.2
main: Listening on port 5900

Fri Mar 12 13:36:48 2010
Connections: accepted:
SConnection: Client needs protocol version 3.8
SConnection: Client requests security type VncAuth(2)

Fri Mar 12 13:36:54 2010
SSecurityFactoryStandard: neither Password nor PasswordFile params set
SConnection: AuthFailureException: No password configured for VNC Auth
Connections: closed: (No password configured for VNC Auth)
Old 03-15-2010, 06:37 AM   #2
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use vncpasswd to create a password.
Old 04-04-2010, 07:12 PM   #3
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after you create the password using vncpassword you need to start x0vncserver and point it to that password file:

x0vncserver --PasswordFile=/home/user/.vnc/passwd
(or whatever path that password file is stored in)

Last edited by fadnix; 04-04-2010 at 07:18 PM.


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