Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of MacVnc


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01/28/09 16:16:00 (9 years ago)
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joshuadf
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     1MacVnc 
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     3Good but slightly outdated guide at 
     4http://www.sfu.ca/biology/facilities/computer/vnc/vnc_mac.html 
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     7On Mac to be the VNC server: 
     8 
     9 * in System Preferences->Sharing, turn on Remote Login (ssh) 
     10 * install Vine VNC Server (OSXvnc) from http://sourceforge.net/projects/osxvnc/ 
     11 * configure to only run on localhost with "Only allow local connections (require SSH)" 
     12 * set a password 
     13{{{ 
     14cd /Applications/'Vine Server.app' 
     15./storepasswd YOURsecretPassw0rd  .osxvncauth 
     16}}} 
     17 
     18Then on client computer: 
     19 
     20 * install a VNC client such as http://sourceforge.net/projects/cotvnc/ 
     21 * forward the VNC port of the server mac through ssh and start Vine, such as 
     22{{{ 
     23ssh -L 5902:127.0.0.1:5901 username@server-mac-computerip 
     24# after login, run: 
     25/Applications/'Vine Server.app'/osxvnc-server -rfbport 5901 -rfbauth /Applications/'Vine Server.app'/.osxvncauth 
     26}}} 
     27 * open your VNC client connect to localhost (not server-mac-computerip) AND screen 2 (aka port 5902) 
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