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Re: Completely confused by VNC packaging in Fedora 10



The VNC packages in F11 actually use TigerVNC.  TigerVNC is based on
RealVNC, so they just dropped in the program and didn't change the
names.

There is no plain Tightvnc or Realvnc in F11 -- the TigerVNC package
just uses the generic "vncserver" and "vncviewer" names.

The VNC packaging is definitely confusing.

Just search for the VNC packages and install them -- the descriptions
won't mention TigerVNC or TightVNC either, but you'll know once you
install them.  There should be a "TigerVNC Client" under your
Applications->Internet menu afterwards.



On Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 3:18 PM, Rick Stevens<ricks nerd com> wrote:
> Arthur Pemberton wrote:
>>
>> First of all, I was looking for TightVNC, through the wiki I came here:
>> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/TightVNC which redirects to
>> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/TigerVNC
>>
>> Neither of these are in Fedora 10. That page also talks about XVNC,
>> which also is not in Fedora 10 as far as i can tell.
>>
>> I am looking for the server implementation with the best compression
>> and the ability to share a session.
>>
>> Where do I go to from here?
>
> On F10:
>
>        vnc-4.1.3-1.fc10.x86_64
>        vnc-libs-4.1.3-1.fc10.x86_64
>        vnc-server-4.1.3-1.fc10.x86_64
>        libvncserver-0.9.1-3.fc10.x86_64
>
> All based on RealVNC, which has been, well, somewhat stagnant for a
> while as they seem to be devoting effort to their non-open version.
>
> TigerVNC (formerly TightVNC) is used in Fedora 11, I believe.  At least
> it was planned to be used in F11.  My F11 laptop is sitting in the car
> right now, so I can't verify.
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