vncserver with Aqua gui

Michael Thon mike012012 at
Thu Sep 6 00:54:05 PDT 2007

I enabled Apple Remote Desktop on this machine and it seems to work  
fine except that it does not seem to allow multiple simultaneous  
users to log in graphically.

On Sep 6, 2007, at 3:14 AM, Anthony Michael Agelastos wrote:

> Hello,
> Why use Vine Server when Apple's Remote Desktop does the same thing  
> (is VNC) and is a feature of OS X Tiger? I use TightVNC to connect  
> to other Macs all of the time with this. If there are features that  
> Vine Server (formerly OSXvnc) has that ARD does not, I would like  
> to know what they are.
> What VNC client for Mac do you and/or others recommend? Based on my  
> experience, Chicken of the VNC appears to have stagnated, and I  
> have been using the Java version of TightVNC (good performance,  
> reasonable UI) and, aside from invoking it via, am  
> pleased with it.
> Regards,
> Anthony
> On Sep 5, 2007, at 2:12 PM, Michael Thon wrote:
>> Thanks.  I just tried it and it works except that the users first  
>> have to log in at the console before they can log in remotely.   
>> there seems to be not way to start the Aqua window server from the  
>> command line...that I know of...yet.
>> cheers
>> Mike
>> On Sep 5, 2007, at 7:32 PM, Lorenz Schori wrote:
>>> I use this one:
>>> On 05.09.2007, at 19:24, Michael Thon wrote:
>>>> Greetings - I am setting up a mac with multiple remote users.   
>>>> The users would like to have access to the standard Mac OS  
>>>> desktop via vnc.  From what I have found so far on the internet,  
>>>> this might be possible as long as multiple user switching is  
>>>> enabled (which it is). I installed tightvnc and got vncserver  
>>>> running but is is showing me an X desktop instead.  does anyone  
>>>> know how to get the Aqua desktop displayed?
>>>> thanks
>>>> Mike
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