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[Bug 1655795] Re: improve support for tigervnc


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  improve support for tigervnc

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Bug description:
  Debian is dropping support for xvnc4viewer (and xtightvnc) in the
  upcoming stretch release, and tigervnc-viewer appears to be *nearly*
  compatible with it as a replacement.

  The attached patch gets this mostly working, but the xtigervncviewer
  processes don't response to the kill signal passed in stopTerminal
  (e.g. client -> broadcasts -> stop broadcasts). They also don't
  respond to manually killing the pid as root, even with "kill -9"...

  the first monitor/assist work fine, but subsequent attempts require
  exiting the epoptes gui.

  Broadcast windowed mode works, but broadcast fullscreen doesn't appear
  to work.

  Using ssvnc might be an alternate option, but has a recommends on
  "default-jre | java5-runtime" packages, which pulls in quite a few
  packages, at least in Debian.

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