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Old 05-28-2003, 04:48 PM   #1
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VNC - Windows - Linux

I need detailed help with vnc client and server. I'd like to run the server under linux and connect to it from a windows pc. What should i do? How can i start the server in linux? Anything special?
Please help me, it is very important for me.

Thanks, IceOnly...
Old 05-28-2003, 04:55 PM   #2
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Install TightVNC on both machines:

On linux run:

then supply a password and look for the dsiplay that it is running on. From the windows client connect to:

where X is the display number.


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