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Setting up X11VNC server under Ubuntu 10.04
This is a simple guide on setting up X11VNC on a system running Ubuntu 10.04 in a headless configuration. Good Luck, and YMMV.
1. Terminal > sudo apt-get install x11vnc
OR compile x11vnc from source: http://www.karlrunge.com/x11vnc/
2. Terminal > sudo nano /etc/gdm/Init/Default
2.1. Add on the second last line:
/usr/bin/x11vnc -xkb -rfbauth /etc/x11vnc/passwd -o /etc/x11vnc/log -bg -forever
OR if you compiled from source, add the following line:
/usr/local/bin/x11vnc -xkb -rfbauth /etc/x11vnc/passwd -o /etc/x11vnc/log -bg -forever
2.2. Terminal > sudo mkdir /etc/x11vnc
2.3. Terminal > sudo touch /etc/x11vnc/log
2.4. Terminal > sudo x11vnc -storepasswd /etc/x11vnc/passwd
Follow the commands to store your password. Alternatively, if you do not wish to use a password, do not run this line and remove the -rfbauth /etc/x11vnc/passwd section from /etc/gdm/Init/Default
3. Terminal > sudo restart gdm
You now have a fully configured, headless VNC setup. Congratulations! Please note that your VNC session will end whenever you log out of GDM, this is a problem with GDM killing the X11 session. X11VNC will start up again with the new X11 session at the login screen, so nothing to worry about, just reconnect!
When I try to connect now I get a "Status: Security type requested" and then in the password prompt I input my pw as set (and reset/rebooted) by "sudo x11vnc -storepasswd /etc/x11vnc/passwd"
Originally Posted by tigerstripedcat
Finally, that results in "password check failed"