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 +====== VNC ======
  
 +You can connect to Ponyland using [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Virtual_Network_Computing|VNC]].
 +
 +
 +Windows users can easily connect to the VNC-server here. You need to [[#Starting the VNC Server|Start the VNC server]] first. To use your own client, please refer to: [[vncclients]].
 +
 +{{page>​vncviewer}}
 +
 +----
 +
 +===== Starting the VNC Server =====
 +First, [[login|connect]] to one of the servers on Ponyland, and run the following script (on any machine, as long as it's not the old Applejack applejack.science.ru.nl):​
 +
 +<code bash>
 +/​vol/​customopt/​config/​scripts/​vnc/​vncstart
 +</​code>​
 +
 +=== The first time ===
 +
 +  * You will be assigned a Display number. The display number will be assigned to you permanently. ​
 +  * The script will pause for you to give a password (without explicitly saying so) and then again so you can repeat it (again, without explicitly saying so).
 +
 +=== Using the terminal ===
 +
 +  * Use the program called Konsole, not terminal
 +  * Tab completion won't work out of the box, because the tab key is used for switching windows. To override this, in file ''​~/​.config/​xfce4/​xfconf/​xfce-perchannel-xml/​xfce4-keyboard-shortcuts.xml''​ change
 +
 +  <​property name="&​lt;​Super&​gt;​Tab"​ type="​string"​ value="​switch_window_key"/> ​   ​
 +to
 +
 +  <​property name="&​lt;​Super&​gt;​Tab"​ type="​empty"/>​
 +
 +----
 +
 +===== Advanced users: manually start VNC Server =====
 +If you prefer to start the VNC server manually, that's fine, but please use the following script to determine your display number:
 +
 +<code bash>
 +/​vol/​customopt/​config/​scripts/​vnc/​vncdisplay.py
 +># Display number for johndoe is :20
 +</​code>​
 +
 +It will permanently assign a unique display number to you. If everyone uses this script, there can never be conflicts.
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