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Re: x11VNC on Ubuntu 14.04
I haven't had the first issue but I ran into the second one (password problem) right away. The only 'work around' I could get to work was issuing this from a terminal:
gsettings set org.gnome.Vino require-encryption false
> On May 8, 2014, at 11:41 AM, CrankyOldBugger <crankyoldbugger@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Has anyone been able to get x11VNC working on Ubuntu 14.04? I had it running fine on 13.10 but so far no joy on 14.04. It installs fine but I can't connect to the host. Error is "No connection could be made because the target machine actively refused it".
> I'm using the same port forwarding settings that I had running on 13.10 so it's not my router that's causing the break.
> I can ping the laptop by name remotely so my dyndns is working.
> I can Putty to the laptop (by FQDN) and get a login prompt (although for some strange reason it wouldn't take my password).
> I'm trying to set up my laptop at home so I can connect to it from work, with a full desktop similar to RDP. x11vnc was pretty snappy in 13.10 but I'm open to other ideas if anyone else is getting a full desktop display in 14.04.
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