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> Vnc Viewer Crashes When Connecting To Os X, VNC problems connecting to OS X
ccrandal69
post Jan 18 2005, 09:17 PM
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Now I'm trying to do the opposite of what I was trying before (which, by the way, worked great when I used the VNC client from the official VNC site). I'm trying to VNC into my Powerbook using Keypebble.

My Zaurus is a C-760 and I'm running the Cacko Qtopia 1.21b ROM. The version of Keypebble I have is opie-keypebble 1.0.0. On my Powerbook, I'm using "Share My Desktop" (a wrapper for OSXvnc).

When I connect to my Powerbook, the display draws out and fills the screen. The moment it's finished drawing, the applications crashes and dies. I tried different settings (including the scale factor) and I get the same results.

Here's the settings I'm currently using with Keypebble:

Check for screen updates every: 1ms
Request 8-bit session: checked
Raise on bell: not checked
Request Shared Session: checked
Scale Factor: 1
Hextile encoding: greyed out
CoRRE encoding: greyed out
RRE encoding: greyed out
Copy rectangle encoding: checked

Does anyone know what could be causing the crash of keypebble?

Thanks
Curt
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eji
post Jan 21 2005, 12:53 PM
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Hi, Curt

How wedded are you to Share My Desktop? I'm typing this on my Z from across the room while connected to my iBook using OSXvnc v1.4. No problems whatever so far and setup was cake.

http://macupdate.com/info.php/id/11283

Let me know how you fare that way.
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ccrandal69
post Jan 22 2005, 02:36 PM
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QUOTE(eji @ Jan 21 2005, 08:53 PM)
Hi, Curt

How wedded are you to Share My Desktop? I'm typing this on my Z from across the room while connected to my iBook using OSXvnc v1.4. No problems whatever so far and setup was cake.

http://macupdate.com/info.php/id/11283

Let me know how you fare that way.
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Thanks for the suggestion. Share My Desktop should just be a wrapper for OSXvnc, however, it might be that the version of OSXvnc is old. I'll try version 1.4 in a bit. Right now I'm upgrading to Cacko Qtopia 1.22. I'll let you know how it goes.

Curt
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post Jan 22 2005, 11:38 PM
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zaurus-vncserver package included in the Cacko feed has a java viewer. So, in theory you should be able to point your web browser to http://zaurus:5800 and it will work.

QUOTE(ccrandal69 @ Jan 22 2005, 04:36 PM)
QUOTE(eji @ Jan 21 2005, 08:53 PM)
Hi, Curt

How wedded are you to Share My Desktop? I'm typing this on my Z from across the room while connected to my iBook using OSXvnc v1.4. No problems whatever so far and setup was cake.

http://macupdate.com/info.php/id/11283

Let me know how you fare that way.
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Thanks for the suggestion. Share My Desktop should just be a wrapper for OSXvnc, however, it might be that the version of OSXvnc is old. I'll try version 1.4 in a bit. Right now I'm upgrading to Cacko Qtopia 1.22. I'll let you know how it goes.

Curt
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ccrandal69
post Jan 25 2005, 05:15 PM
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QUOTE(eji @ Jan 21 2005, 08:53 PM)
Hi, Curt

How wedded are you to Share My Desktop? I'm typing this on my Z from across the room while connected to my iBook using OSXvnc v1.4. No problems whatever so far and setup was cake.

http://macupdate.com/info.php/id/11283

Let me know how you fare that way.
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It works! Thanks. Now if I could only find a VNC client that did millions of colors and one that was more responsive.

I recently read an article about a guy using a PPC handheld to VNC into his powerbook to watch EyeTV. I tried doing the same, but it just won't update quickly enough. Well, maybe that guy was talking a load of BS... seems odd that if it can be done it wouldn't work even on my powerbook to iMac VNC connection on a 802.11g network with all components in the same room.

Thanks for the help!
Curt
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