Monday, April 26, 2010

RfbProxy - How to install

Steps to install RfbProxy:

    1. You could get the source from sourceforge by either
    In browser, load and click on the 'Download Now' button.

    2. Once you do this, you'll get a bzipped tar file, untar it.
    tar - jxvf rfbproxy-1.1.1.tar.bz2

    Saturday, April 24, 2010

    RfbProxy - How to use

    Glad to write about a tool which I've experimented to record the remote screen and playback.

        It helps connecting to a VNC server and record the changing contents of its screen to a file, play the recorded file, convert it to MPEG and some other formats.
        Though it doesn't support tight encoding, which is considered to be efficient and occupies low bandwidth when transferring the updates, it works well with the raw encoding.

    Wednesday, April 21, 2010

    FBS files

    FBS stands for Frame Buffer Stream.

    When you access the remote desktop with the help of VNC viewers, you might be in need of record the screen updates for future references. Most of the VNC viewers have the feature to record the screen updates into a file. These files can be

    Monday, April 19, 2010

    Rfb protocol - II

    This article is about the different VNC protocol messages and the negotiations between the VNC server and client.

    The negotiations between the server and client will be similar to the diagram given below,

    Rfb Protocol - I

    As we know VNC is working with the server-client architecture, some protocol have to be used for communication. VNC uses RFB protocol to help server and clients communicate with each other.

    RFB Protocol:
    • RFB stands for Remote Frame Buffer.
    • It is a simple protocol for remote access to graphical user interfaces.
    • It works at the frame buffer level, so it can work with any windowing system.

    VNC - Basics

    VNC(Virtual Network Computing) helps you to access the remote desktop. It makes the remote access simpler and easier by way of transferring the frame buffer updates across the network. So, It gives the feel like sitting in front of a remote machine and accessing it.

    It is a proven model of accessing the remote desktops. The great thing about VNC is, it's platform independent. So, it is possible to take control of a windows machine from Linux/Mac/Cent or any.,