[squeak-dev] VNC/ RFB not working

Levente Uzonyi leves at elte.hu
Fri Mar 19 09:23:59 UTC 2010

On Fri, 19 Mar 2010, Stefan Krecher wrote:

> Hi,
> i'm trying to work with the Squeak-VNC-Server, but it seems not to be
> compatible with a 3.10.2 image. When i try to connect to a running
> vnc-server in that image it throws "MessageNotUnderstood:
> SystemDictionary>>isBigEndian".
> When i add that method, connections don't seem to get established
> (error-message on the client: "session closed").
> Tried this with RealVNC, TightVNC and the VNC-Client in Squeak, used
> RFB-33.cs as the VNC implementation.
> Does anyone have a working solution to remotly access Squeak via vnc?

The latest version on squeaksource works. You can load it from 
http://squeaksource.com/RFB (Note that this package has been forked at 
least three times.) We used to connect to the server with RealVNC with the 
following settings: ZRLE encoding (disable auto select), Full color. 
IIRC you should also turn off the "render cursor locally" feature.
On the server you should allow ZRLE and turn off the conserve memory 


> regards,
> Stefan

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