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Palemoon over VNC issues

Unread post by VA1DER » 2023-07-31, 16:52

This isn't a problem with Pale Moon, but I wasn't sure where to ask... I am having issues getting Pale Moon to display properly over a VNC connection. The VNC server can't see anything drawn on the Pale Moon window - it shows up as solid white. I've tried every polling and screen capture mechanism within my VNC. Has anyone else got this to workk? Is there a version of VNC server that works with capturing Pale Moon's drawing mechanism>?

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Re: Palemoon over VNC issues

Unread post by therube » 2023-07-31, 16:55

What version of PM?
Does starting PM in Safe Mode make any difference?

What does Tools _> Developer -> Error Console say?

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Re: Palemoon over VNC issues

Unread post by RealityRipple » 2023-07-31, 16:57

I'd suggest toggling hardware acceleration.

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Re: Palemoon over VNC issues

Unread post by andyprough » 2023-07-31, 17:48

I've used an Android app called multiVNC to display Pale Moon on an Android tablet. But I'm no VNC expert - after I fiddled with the obvious settings for a few minutes it just worked. If you end up using multiVNC on Android, I'd be happy to share my settings.

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Re: Palemoon over VNC issues

Unread post by VA1DER » 2023-07-31, 18:10

RealityRipple wrote:
2023-07-31, 16:57
I'd suggest toggling hardware acceleration.
I didn't recognize the mirror driver since it was called something different in my version of VNC (DDEngine), but that did the trick.

I'm curious what method Pale Moon uses to draw on the screen that the VNC hardware engine can't see?

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Re: Palemoon over VNC issues

Unread post by Moonchild » 2023-07-31, 18:19

VA1DER wrote:
2023-07-31, 18:10
I'm curious what method Pale Moon uses to draw on the screen that the VNC hardware engine can't see?
VNC probably doesn't know how to handle DirectX/Direct2D.
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Re: Palemoon over VNC issues

Unread post by Lucio Chiappetti » 2023-07-31, 19:40

With TigerVNC, Linux at both ends, never had problems with Pale Moon
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