Project Release Information
A number of bugs were fixed in the Unix version, including
problems with copying the clipboard to non-authenticated
clients in Xvnc, delayed cursor shape updates in Xvnc, and
crashing on switching between KDE virtual desktops in the
viewer. A new -autopass option was implemented in the
Support for the RFB 3.7 protocol was implemented (with or without TightVNC protocol extensions). Some progress in supporting pluggable encryption and authentication methods was made. There are several bugfixes and minor feature enhancements.
This release includes a number of bugfixes, including critical ones.
The Unix version now provides an improved "vncpasswd" utility.
Support for a separate password for view-only authentication was added. The new -x11cursor option was implemented in the Unix vncviewer. A number of patches from the Debian Linux port of TightVNC was applied to the Unix codebase. The password reset problem in the Win32 server was fixed. Several less notable feature additions, improvements, and bugfixes were made.
This version adds an ability to use port numbers,
in addition to the traditional VNC display
numbers, in both the server and viewer parts.
Local cursor handling was improved to allow the
user to see remote pointer movements. JPEG
compression in Tight encoding is now enabled by
default in the viewers. A number of other
improvements and bugfixes were also made.
TightVNC is a VNC distribution with many new features, improvements, and bugfixes over VNC. It is optimized for faster operation on slow network links such as modem connections, provides more configuration options in the server, features automatic SSH tunneling in the Unix vncviewer, and more. The modified servers and viewers are fully compatible with the original VNC software.