View Full Version : [ubuntu] Remote Login from XP - Auth Failed

May 16th, 2008, 03:16 AM
i set up ubuntu to allow remote access through the preferences menu (vino?) i set a password and set my router to send calls at that port to this computer..

i got to work today and tried yo log in with both VNCviewer 3.3.1 and UltraVNC
my PW is =< 8 characters and i typed it really slowly to make sure i got it right. ...
my work comp is XP behind a server, but i dont know if that effects anything here...

ps aux | grep vino

gripp 14231 0.1 0.3 155524 7984 ? S 22:09 0:00 /usr/lib/vino/vino-server --oaf-activate-iid=OAFIID:GNOME_RemoteDesktopServer --oaf-ior-fd=23
gripp 14466 0.0 0.0 5160 832 pts/0 R+ 22:12 0:00 grep vino

so apparently it is working.
i do get the PW prompt, but it tells me that "authorization failed"
i tried variations of my PW as well.. nothing worked...

please help! thanks