cannot access remote desktop thru Web

Asked by Ermonty on 2009-01-27

Hello

I set up my remote desktop (Ubuntu 8.04), opened/forwarded port 5800-5900 on firestarter / router.

From an outside Windows XP3 computer with the VNC Viewer, I can access my Ubuntu desktop fine.

However, although I have installed java plugin, I cannot access this remote deskop trhu the Web as I use to do when the VNC server is a windows computer.

For instance http://XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX:5800 from the outside windows machine vwill return
RFB 003.007

and http://XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX:5900 will return
cannot display ...

Is this not supposed to be supported by the VNC server inside Ubuntu, or do I have something wrong in my config?

Thks
Eric

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2009-01-27
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2009-01-27
nhasian (nhasian) said : #1

i dont think the remote desktop server on ubuntu cares weather your using a vnc client, web browser, or even cell phone as long as the client is set up properly. check your browser plugin for advanced options like authentication, etc

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