Re: RFS: xrdp (updated package)
OoO Vers la fin de l'après-midi du dimanche 05 août 2007, vers 16:49,
Christoph Haas <firstname.lastname@example.org> disait:
>> >> I am looking for a sponsor for the new version 0.4.0~dfsg-3
>> >> of my package "xrdp".
>> > Nice, I didn't even realize that such a software exists.
>> > I can connect to sesman but then when a connection to port 5910 is
>> > requested I get "error - problem connecting". I'm a xrdp noob and just
>> > tried connecting to my running session with krdc and rdesktop. There
>> > isn't much information shipping with the package like a README.Debian.
>> 5910 is port for VNC. I suppose that you did not install a VNC server
>> (this is only a recommends because you could use a distant one).
>> In fact, xrdp connects itself to sesman which checks credential, spawns
>> a VNC server and gives back the port to xrdp to allow him to attach its
>> display to it.
> Actually my KDE (kded) runs a VNC server on port 5900. Perhaps that
> would work, too. But in this case I installed a tightvncserver and it
> worked like expected.
If you want to connect to it, you can choose another method in
xrdp. Chooses vnc-any in the drop-down menu.
> Btw, the man page reads:
> Could you fix that so that Debian users know where these files are?
OK, I have fixed this. The URL is unchanged.
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