vncserver with Aqua gui

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Thu Sep 6 02:32:39 PDT 2007

On Sep 6, 2007, at 02:54, Michael Thon wrote:

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

I thought Apple Remote Desktop cost money?

I've used Vine Server (MacPorts port: osxvnc) and Chicken of the VNC  
(MacPorts port: cotvnc) for years.

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