[Box-Admins] How to connect to squeaksource.com image with a VNC client

Levente Uzonyi leves at elte.hu
Tue Dec 31 04:52:16 UTC 2013

On Mon, 30 Dec 2013, David T. Lewis wrote:

> Updated today to provide secure VNC access to the squeaksource.com image.
> Details are in box3 ~ssdotcom/README.
> The squeaksource.com image allows VNC connections on display number 1 with a
> password of "Squeak01". However, for security reasons, this access can only
> be enabled by one of the box-admins with sudo privileges on box3.squeak.org.
> How to connect to the image with VNC:
> - Log on to box3.squeak.org and determine the PID of the squeakvm that
> is running the squeaksource.com image. Running /usr/bin/top is a quick
> way to do this.
> - Send a SIGUSR2 signal to the VM process. For example, if the pid is
> 12345, then the command would be "sudo kill -SIGUSR2 12345".
> - Within the next 60 seconds, use a VNC client on your local computer
> to connect to squeaksource.com:1 and log in with password "Squeak01".

Isn't it easier and safer to tunnel the connection over ssh?


> Dave

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