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7.254. tigervnc

Updated tigervnc packages that fix two bugs and add one enhancement are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
Virtual Network Computing (VNC) is a remote display system which allows you to view a computing 'desktop' environment not only on the machine where it is running, but from anywhere on the Internet and from a wide variety of machine architectures. This package contains a client which will allow you to connect to other desktops running a VNC server.

Bug Fixes

When the Xvnc server was started by the vncserver init script, but no password file existed, the initscript failed without displaying a message. This bug is now fixed and the "VNC password for user is not configured" message appears when the password is not configured for the Xvnc session.
Previously, the user was not allowed to change the value of the AcceptPointerEvents parameter while Xvnc was running. As a consequence, when the "vncconfig -set AcceptPointerEvents=1" command was used to enable and "vncconfig -set AcceptPointerEvents=0", to disable mouse input for VNC session, it failed with an error message, similar to the following:
Setting param AcceptPointerEvents=0 failed
Now the user is allowed to change the value of the AcceptPointerEvents parameter and the mouse input for a VNC session can be enabled or disabled while Xvnc is running.


The tigervnc packages have been updated to match the latest X server version.
Users of tigervnc are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which fix these bugs and add this enhancement.