Remote assistance for X
Karl J. Runge
runge at karlrunge.com
Sun Jan 3 00:56:56 UTC 2010
On Sat, 2 Jan 2010, Warren Block <wblock at wonkity.com> wrote:
> Proto: RFB 003.008
> Connected to RFB server, using protocol version 3.8
> Enabling TightVNC protocol extensions
> Security-Type: 16 (rfbSecTypeTight)
> No authentication needed
> Desktop name ""
> ...and that's it. The TightVNC server shows it's connected, and the
> ssvncviewer console is still busy. But no graphic window. ^C on the
> ssvncviewer window and the TightVNC server beeps and disconnects.
> That's TightVNC 1.3.10 on Vista and ssvnc-1.0.22_1 on FreeBSD.
This is a bug in ssvncviewer that I will fix in the next release (1.0.26)
It has to do with the (silly, IMHO) TightVNC security type rfbSecTypeTight
(that has nothing to do with security or encryption; it is used to enable
I believe a workaround for you will be:
ssvncviewer -listen -rfbversion 3.7
this reverts to the previous protocol version where there is no issue.
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