vncviewer on Mono server segaults (solaris)

Tristan Richardson tjr "at" orl.co.uk
Wed, 04 Mar 1998 14:22:04 +0000


> Using vncviewer I've been able to connect to
> the server from home under Linux, and a colour sun box running
> X11R5 at Work, but can't get it working in my desktop machine --
> an old Sun box running a monochrome X11R5 server.

See if Chris Hooper's patch on http://www.orl.co.uk/vnc/contribs.html fixes it.

> 
> When I try to connect to it using Netscape 3.03/Java for Solaris,
> I can send mouse events (focus on and move window, bring up menu),
> but not keyboard events.  (Are they being sent to one of
> the buttons in the VNC command bar??  Sometimes when I press
> space I get the VNC options menu!)
> I get the same behaviour using JDK 1.1.5.

I've occasionally seen similar problems with browsers - one thing I've found
that sometimes works is to press TAB until netscape puts the focus into the
VNC viewer window.

Hope this helps

Tristan

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