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libtdevnc/vncterm
Christian Beier 6220f13003
LinuxVNC: Fix for no input possible because of ctrl key being stuck.
13 years ago
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.cvsignore included vncterm 20 years ago
ChangeLog included vncterm 20 years ago
LinuxVNC.c LinuxVNC: Fix for no input possible because of ctrl key being stuck. 13 years ago
Makefile.am mingw32 crosscompile fixes. 14 years ago
README included vncterm 20 years ago
TODO included vncterm 20 years ago
VNCommand.c hide strict ansi stuff if not explicitely turned on; actually use the socklen_t test from configure.ac 18 years ago
VNConsole.c LinuxVNC: fix segfault at "linuxvnc 1 -help". 13 years ago
VNConsole.h global structures/functions should have "rfb", "sra" or "zrle" as prefix, 19 years ago
example.c convert c++ comments to c comments 19 years ago
vga.h included vncterm 20 years ago

README


In this stage (beta), there are two programs functional:

LinuxVNC <tty number>
monitor a virtual console (text mode) of Linux. You need
root privileges, or at least be in the "tty" group, because
it reads /dev/vcsN and writes /dev/ttyN.
It follows the same idea as WinVNC, x11vnc or OSXvnc, i.e. it
takes an existing desktop and exports it via RFB (VNC), just that
LinuxVNC exports text.

VNCommand <command> <args>
executes <command> redirecting stdin from a vncviewer and stdout &
stderr to the vnc clients. This might be renamed to vncTerm if
there are some term capabilities added (up to now, bash doesn't look
nice). Colours and other ANSI sequences need to be added.

My original plan was to create a program named vncTerm. It was meant to
overcome incompatibilities between different TERMs, but I found "screen" to
be just such a program. Maybe once some time in the future I'll make a
patch for screen to use VNConsole to export it's contents via RFB...

These two programs are a simple application of LibVNCServer with a small
console layer in between (VNConsole). You can use them under the terms
(not vncTerms ;-) of the GPL. They where written by Johannes E. Schindelin.