Re: cannot open vnc session for one user from this machine
> I am not able to get xtightvncviewer to work for a particular user on a
> remote machine from my machine running Debian Testing. It works for a
> different user on the remote machine. And it works for that particular
> user from another machine here from my home! It is only my Testing
> machine on which it doesn't work for only that one user.
> If I try to open a session, I get:
> $> xtightvncviewer -encodings "copyrect hextile" localhost:1
> xtightvncviewer: ConnectToTcpAddr: connect: Connection refused
> Unable to connect to VNC server
> This same command works for other users on the remote machine, and for
> all users on the remote machine from a different local machine.
> Where could the problem be? I am quite baffled by all this actually.
(feeling very sheepish) ... there was a typo in the command I was using
(using the history in bash) and was trying to connect to a different port :(