Remote Desktop on Xubuntu
mikemcginn at mcginnweb.net
Fri Jun 5 00:53:28 UTC 2009
On Thursday 04 June 2009 20:20:50 Kipton Moravec wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-05-07 at 19:00 -0600, Charlie Kravetz wrote:
> > On Thu, 07 May 2009 19:46:35 -0500
> > Kipton Moravec <kip at kdream.com> wrote:
> > > I just discovered Remote Desktop.
> > >
> > > I can be on a Ubuntu computer and see another Ubuntu computer
> > > I can be on a Xubuntu computer and see a Ubuntu computer
> > >
> > > I can't find how to turn it on on a Xubuntu so a Ubuntu or another
> > > Xubuntu computer can remotely see the screen on a Xubuntu computer.
> > >
> > > In Ubuntu under the menu System -> Preferences -> Remote Desktop sets
> > > the permission to allow others to connect.
> > >
> > > I can't find something similar in Xubuntu. I do not know what to load
> > > to get it. Synaptic search for "Remote Desktop" does not find anything
> > > recognizable.
> > >
> > > Kip
> > Ubuntu uses "vino" as the application for System -> Preferences ->
> > Remote Desktop. By installing "vino" you should be able to access
> > Xubuntu the same way you access Ubuntu. You can use either synaptic
> > package manager or "sudo apt-get install vino" to install (or the
> > installer of your own choosing).
> I installed vino on my Xubuntu machine, but I can not connect.
> In Ubuntu I have a System -> Preferences -> Remote Desktop window where
> it lets me "Allow others to view your desktop"
> I can not find anything similar in Xubuntu I looked under Settings and I
> looked under System. and all the other menus.
> I am starting to wounder if it works under Xubuntu because it works
> under Gnome and Xubuntu is not Gnome based.
> I try to connect and I get "Connection to APRS:5900 was closed" (APRS is
> the name of the computer I am trying to connect to, and 5900 was the
> default port the viewer used.) I also tried the IP address and got the
> same thing "Connection to host "192.168.1.3:5900" was closed."
> Any ideas how I can make it work? It does work the other way. I can look
> at the Ubuntu screen from the Xubuntu machine, but not the Xubuntu
> screen on the Ubuntu computer.
> I can not seem to find a vino.conf file, and the vino-preferences file
> is not a text file. And there is no man page.
> Any ideas?
> Kipton Moravec AE5IB .- . ..... .. -...
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