I am running SCO OSR 5.0.4
To setup VNC server for SCO5
Get gzcat, zlib, and TightVNC server for SCO 5
In a web browser go to the following URL: ftp://ftp2.sco.com/skunkware/osr5/bin/
Right click and "save Link as" on the file: gzcat
Next URL: ftp://ftp2.sco.com/skunkware/osr5/vols/
Right click and "save Link as" on the file: zlib-1.1.4-VOLS.tar
Right click and "save Link as" on the file: tightvnc-1.2.2-dist.tar.gz
You now have the necessary files. FTP "put" them onto your SCO
ftp servername user/pass binary cd /tmp put gzcat put zlib-1.1.4-VOLS.tar put tightvnc-1.2.2-dist.tar.gz quit
go to your SCO5 box and do the following:
cd /tmp cp gzcat /usr/bin cp gzcat /bin tar xvf zlib-1.1.4-VOLS.tar
Go into Software manager (or custom), add new software- media images--- /tmp exit software manager
gzcat tightvnc-1.2.2-dist.tar.gz |tar xvf - ln -s /etc/init.d/vncserver /etc/rc2.d/S99vncserver mkdir /usr/X11R6 mkdir /usr/X11R6/lib ln -s /usr/lib/X11 /usr/X11R6/lib/X11
create a folder in the root called '.vnc'
cd .vnc vi xstartup
type in the following lines:
PATH=$PATH:/usr/bin/X11 ; export PATH [ -f $HOME/.Xresources ] && xrdb $HOME/.Xresources scosession &
SAVE and EXIT out of vi
add to the appropriate place in the ports listing of '/etc/services':
vnc640 5950/tcp vnc800 5951/tcp vnc1024 5952/tcp
add to the end of '/etc/inetd.conf'
vnc640 stream tcp nowait root /usr/local/bin/Xvnc Xvnc -inetd -query 127.0.0.1 -once -depth 16 -geometry 640x480 vnc800 stream tcp nowait root /usr/local/bin/Xvnc Xvnc -inetd -query 127.0.0.1 -once -depth 16 -geometry 800x640 vnc1024 stream tcp nowait root /usr/local/bin/Xvnc Xvnc -inetd -query 127.0.0.1 -once -depth 16 -geometry 1024x768 /etc/init.d/vncserver start
after you set the password (only need to do that once, it won't ask next time you run it) it's now running, REBOOT for everything to be working (I know, I know- you could just stop the inetd service, but I just want to make sure everything goes fine after a reboot).
Test it with the VNC viewer of your choice on another computer.
See also Openserver vnc
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