Thanks for your reply! I checked my XP system -- it's a home edition, so
there is no remote desktop available.
Any other proposals how to solve this problem? Any success-stories from
people using a configuration like mine?
Thanks for all answers!
> --- Ursprüngliche Nachricht ---
> Von: "Stephan.Schutter" <Stephan.Schutter@...>
> An: "Reinhard Mayr aka Czerwinski" <czerwinski1977@...>,
> Betreff: RE: Problem connecting from linux to XP
> Datum: Thu, 24 Nov 2005 23:53:27 -0600
> When connecting to xp from Linux you may want to consider using the
> native RDP of xp. SuSE has a client called krdc that works well. It is a
> front end to rdeskrop and is supports RDP 5.
> Stephan Schutter
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: vnc-tight-list-admin@...
> [mailto:vnc-tight-list-admin@...] On Behalf Of
> Reinhard Mayr aka Czerwinski
> Sent: Tuesday, November 22, 2005 4:34 PM
> To: vnc-tight-list@...
> Subject: Problem connecting from linux to XP
> Dear all,
> I have a severe problem when I connect from my openSUSE 10 PC to my XP
> workstation. Since I could not find any other similar problem in the
> mailing lists I start a new thread.
> Server: Windows XP running TightVNC 1.2.9
> Client: OpenSUSE 10 running vncviewer 1.2.9
> These two guys are connected via a VPN, the client can ping the server,
> response time is like 60 ms.
> On the client I open a connection:
> vncviewer pc-knop1 -xrm "*debug:true" -encodings "Tight Zlib Hextile
> RRE CopyRect Raw" -bgr233 -owncmap -compresslevel 9 -quality 0
> Since I don't expect too much in the beginning all features are turned
> The connection is established, vncviewer prompts for the password. I
> it and the remote window pops up immediately.
> The content of the remote window is poor: I can see just to top 100
> pixels, the rest is not there. The window itself is not responding and
> raised from the backgroud it does not repaint it's content.
> After about 1 minute the window closes as soon as I move the mouse over
> (or I raise it from the background) and vncwiever exits.
> The console output:
> VNC server supports protocol version 3.3 (viewer 3.3)
> VNC authentication succeeded
> Desktop name "pc-knop1"
> Connected to VNC server, using protocol version 3.3
> VNC server default 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
> Warning: Cannot convert string
> to type FontStruct
> Couldn't find a matching PseudoColor visual.
> Using default colormap and translating from BGR233. Pixel format:
> 8 bits per pixel.
> True colour: max red 7 green 7 blue 3, shift red 0 green 3 blue 6
> Got 256 exact BGR233 colours out of 256
> Using shared memory PutImage
> << at this point we stuck >>
> vncviewer: read: Connection reset by peer
> ShmCleanup called
> The server is still there. I can ping it or try another vnc session.
> When I connect to the server from another XP machine in the LAN
> is fine.
> Has anybody got a clue what the reason for this problem might be? What
> extra information can I provide? How can I search the error?
> Thanks for any response!
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