Can ping both ways but no vnc

  • khaver

    khaver - 2005-12-09

    I have colinux 2.6.10 up and running.  Networking is up and running using TAP.  From colinux I can reach internet sites, can ping my W2k host ( and other comps on the LAN.  I can ping my colinux from W2k host (ping
    I followed all the instructions to get vnc working.  From root I issue vncserver -geom... -depth... .  It gives me:

    New 'X' desktop is colinux:1

    Starting applications specified in /etc/X11/Xsession
    Log file is /root/.vnc/colinux:1.log

    I run VNCViewer with

    Nothing...  It just seems that if I can ping both ways vnc should work.  Any suggestions?  Thanks.


    • khaver

      khaver - 2005-12-09

      I was able to get vnc to work from a different computer on our LAN.  Brings up the KDE Desktop.  Urrg... why can't I get this to work from the host?


      • Danny Staple

        Danny Staple - 2005-12-10

        Could you try the connection out with a simpler service like telnet or ssh?
        If you can iron out the problems there, you could move onto trying it with VNC.


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