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Friday, June 10, 2011

Install vncserver on pogoplug device with fluxbox gdm; intstall tightvncserver on pogoplug;

Pogoplug is most commonly flashed with ArchLinux and its repositories are:$repo 

To install tightvncserver type:

pacman -S tightvnc
(at the time of writing this was: extra/tightvnc 1.3.10-5)

Install X-org fonts. These are packages:

extra/xorg-fonts-misc 1.0.1-1
extra/xorg-fonts-type1 7.4-1
extra/xorg-font-util 1.2.0-1
extra/xorg-mkfontscale 1.0.8-1
extra/xorg-fonts-encodings 1.0.4-1
extra/xorg-fonts-alias 1.0.2-1
extra/font-bh-ttf 1.0.1-1
extra/fontsproto 2.1.1-1 

Install fluxbox and xterm to have a graphical console:
extra/fluxbox 1.3.1-1,   extra/xterm 269-1

Start vnc with:
vncserver :0

Stop vnc server with:
vncserver -kill :0
My fonts were installed to:

Error: “tightvnc could not open default font 'fixed'” was resolved after installing fonts –> list is given above.

Tightvncserver gets its info from the ~/.vnc/xstartup which is created the first time tightvncserver runs.

You can get help from:

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