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LibVNCServer 0.9.9 Brings IPv6, TurboVNC Encoder

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Published on 05 May 2012 12:50 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software
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LibVNCServer, an important VNC library used by many free software projects and might even be used in Wayland, had a major release on Friday.

LibVNCServer 0.9.9 is this new release and it brings full IPv6 support, a new TurboVNC encoder, support for WebSockets, a GTK+ VNC viewer example, and a "noVNC HTML5 VNC viewer" that is written in pure JavaScript and will work on modern web browsers. There's also build support for Google's Android platform and TightPNG encoding support.

More details can be found on its SourceForge project site.

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