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Old 07-21-2006, 05:42 PM   #1
SpaceCrusader
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VNC not connecting


Hello,

New to linux, so bare with me

http://www.skullbox.net/vncserver.php

I followed that tutorial, and I get to the part where I go in tightvnc and type the hostname to connect to. I type it in, but it says it cannot be found. Tried the IP address as well, and no go.

Then I see this 'Remember, if you are using NAT port 5900 must be forwarded to your VNCserver. '

Which I have no idea what to do with that.

Comments?

Thanks

Last edited by SpaceCrusader; 07-21-2006 at 06:41 PM.
 
Old 07-21-2006, 06:41 PM   #2
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Is the server you're connecting to on the same network the client is on?

Also, if the server is not on the same network, that NAT thing would only apply if the server is behind a router.

Either way, you will need to open the required ports on the server's firewall in order for it to work properly.
 
Old 07-21-2006, 07:14 PM   #3
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Their on the same network, both connected to a router.

I disabled the servers firewall to check, and it still does not work.

Thanks
 
Old 07-21-2006, 10:01 PM   #4
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I have the same problem with VNC, to remote other computer
now i use rdesktop-1.4.1, www.rdesktop.org
i think it's same with VNC, except the graphics resolution is low.
 
  


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