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powermi

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Hi, I'm tired of trying accessing to my PM G4 though Remote Desktop, and randomly break connection. Is there any VNC Server that you could recommend? Been looking online but old repositories are offline.

thanks,
 

Raging Dufus

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I personally have no experience with it, but have seen this discussed quite frequently for years. Requires Tiger 10.4.11:


If you need to use an OS earlier than Tiger on your target computer, you might try searching for "Chicken of the VNC", which is what it was formerly called. It's been around a long time, I'd imagine you could find a version that would support whatever OS you run.
 

Amethyst1

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@Raging Dufus - Isn't Chicken just a viewer rather than a server?
 
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eyoungren

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@Raging Dufus - Isn't Chicken just a viewer rather than a server?
Second Vine Server (or OSXVNC (older versions).

Vine Server can install as a system service so that you can actually use the login screen.
 

powermi

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Apr 6, 2013
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Thanks a lot, gonna give it a try.

BTW any one knows what's the last working version from CHUD tools for powerPc?
I cant find it online.

cheers.
 

DearthnVader

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Thanks a lot, gonna give it a try.

BTW any one knows what's the last working version from CHUD tools for powerPc?
I cant find it online.

cheers.
CHUD 4.6.2 is likely the latest one you'll be able to find, requires a Dev account at Apple, but the free account works just fine.

I'm thinking there was a few point releases after that, but you just can't find them anymore, and I'm not sure they will work with PPC anyway.
 

Project Alice

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screen sharing itself uses VNC, I’ve never had a single problem with it even today, and I cannot think of anything that works better. It still works to access modern macs on PPC macs and vice versa.
There is also an option in system preferences to allow all VNC connections, that has allowed me to access the built in screen sharing from various versions of Windows, iOS, and Android.

What error are you receiving?
 
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mmphosis

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I am using Screen sharing as I type this. The AppleVNCServer process will use 100% of CPU and then I can't connect. AppleVNCServer is working surprisingly well today running at most 10% of CPU.
 
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