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Frautoincnam
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PostPosted: Thu May 25, 2017 8:52 pm    Post subject: virtualbox and vnc Reply with quote

I'm beginning to use virtualbox on my gentoo host. (app-emulation/virtualbox-5.0.32)
I installed virtualbox-extpack-oracle so I can access my wms with xfreerdp. that's nice.
But I'd prefer to use VNC because I saw a vnc USE in viirtualbox.
Code:
 * Found these USE flags for app-emulation/virtualbox-5.0.32:
 + + vnc                      : Enable VNC (remote desktop viewer) support

http://www.virtualbox.org/manual/ch09.html#otherextpacks (4.2 version and I use 5.0.32) talks about that, and switching between RDP to VNC with
Quote:
VBoxManage setproperty vrdeextpack VNC

but doesn't work for me :
Code:
VBoxManage: error: No extension pack by the name 'VNC' was found


So my questions :
- where to find the extension pack for 5.0.32 ? Isn't it included in virtualbox-extpack-oracle ?
- is it always the good way to use VNC with VM in 5.0.32 like in 4.2 ?
- what vnc USE used for if it doesn't include this extension ?

Thanks.

NB : Sorry for my english.
NB2 : I know I can connect to my VMs without VNC, with SSH, and I use it.
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nasaiya
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 5:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hello,
Did you ever figure this out? I've run into the same problem.

The vnc use flag sounds like it should enable this functionality, yet the extpack does not appear to be installed...
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