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Thread: VNC on Opensuse 11.4

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    Default VNC on Opensuse 11.4

    Hi there,

    I want to administrate a network from my home computer. Suppose this infrastructure:

    HOME: Opensuse 12.1
    MOUSEHOLE: Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS
    REMOTE: Opensuse 11.4

    Only MOUSEHOLE can be reached via the internet, so I ssh-pipe the connection:

    ssh -C -L 5901:localhost:5901 ME@MOUSEHOLE
    and there:
    ssh -C -L 5901:localhost:5901 ME@REMOTE

    With that connection, I open a second console and start
    vncviewer localhost::5901

    and get to the KDE-Login on REMOTE ... but when I login, the connection suddenly closes.

    Console log:

    Code:
    Connected to RFB server, using protocol version 3.7
    Enabling TightVNC protocol extensions
    No authentication needed
    Desktop name "nobody's x11 desktop (REMOTE:1)"
    VNC server default format:
      16 bits per pixel.
      Least significant byte first in each pixel.
      True colour: max red 31 green 63 blue 31, shift red 11 green 5 blue 0
    Warning: Cannot convert string "-*-helvetica-bold-r-*-*-16-*-*-*-*-*-*-*" to type FontStruct
    Using default colormap which is TrueColor.  Pixel format:
      32 bits per pixel.
      Least significant byte first in each pixel.
      True colour: max red 255 green 255 blue 255, shift red 16 green 8 blue 0
    ShmCleanup called
    Using shared memory PutImage
    Same machine: preferring raw encoding
    vncviewer: VNC server closed connection
    ShmCleanup called
    What's the problem?

    Btw: VNC is enabled via YaST on HOME and REMOTE. "vncviewer localhost::5901" (ie VNC from HOME to HOME) works.

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    Default Re: VNC on Opensuse 11.4

    >
    > What's the problem?


    -=WELCOME=- new poster, but i'm trying to figure out what your problem
    has to do with virtualization?

    are any of HOME, MOUSEHOLE or REMOTE running in a VM (what version of
    which VM?) or hosting a VM (which?) that you believe might be the root
    cause of your problem..

    and, if you do believe it is a VM problem, please explain in what way,
    and what error messages lead you to that conclusion....thanks.

    or, is this a straight networking issue (if so, you should PM a monitor
    and ask it be moved to the correct forum)..

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