[xubuntu-users] directvnc error

Skip Evans skip at bigskypenguin.com
Tue Apr 10 03:58:07 BST 2007

Hey all,

Well, xtightvncviewer came right up fine, so I'm 
up and going. Not sure why the other one didn't work.

I'd still like to hear what other people's VNC 
experiences have been: gotchas, advice, etc.


Skip Evans wrote:
> Hey all,
> I have a client running a VNC server I need to 
> connect to, so I loaded directvnc from the 
> Synaptic Package Manager, but get the following 
> error trying to connect:
> root at Xu-400:/home/sevans# directvnc
> Password:
> Authentication OK
> dfb.c <47>:
>          (#) DirectFBError [DirectFBCreate( &dfb 
> )]: Initialization error!
> As you can see it looks like it authenticates the 
> password okay, but then fails.
> Anyone have any experience getting a VNC client 
> going? I have no experience with them at all.
> Thanks!
> Skip

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