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kalias
December 22nd, 2009, 10:48 PM
Hi! I did some searching around but I am unable to get remote deskstop to work on my 9.10 install. I am running tightvnc viewer on my 64 bit windows 7 box. The idea is to let me control the linux box remotely from my pc. I can ping the box from the command console in windows 7. I found a thread about disabling the video appearance stuff so I did that also. I have set it up according to the ubuntu docs.

In remote desktop I enable remote control plus added a password for security however, when I bring up vnc on my pc I keep getting connection failed.

The two computer are on the same network behind my router. I believe that is about as simple as it gets.

Any help would be appreciated :)

kalias

kalias
December 23rd, 2009, 05:11 AM
I have more info. I can get it to work on occasion. I seem to have to be logged when it does work. Am I better off to install vnc server and forget using remote desktop all together?

kalias