Do VNC clients work with Replit?
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PaoloAmoroso (191)

I'm trying to connect to my Python REPLs via VNC as explained in the documentation. But when I open a connection with the Remmina client on Linux (Crostini on Chrome OS) I get the error VNC server closed connection. I'm reasonably sure the REPLs are properly configured and the credentials are correct.

Is connecting to REPLs supposed to work with clients other than noVNC? Any suggestions?

One thing I've noticed is Remmina doesn't let me customzie the port and path of the connection's websocket, which Replit seems to require. So I'll try another VNC client.

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RayhanADev (2606)

Hiya @PaoloAmoroso

Replit has it's VNC setup perfectly for noVNC, but I don't believe it has proper support for other VNC platforms :/. I would assume it should work regardless but perhaps Crostini requires a different setup/connection?

PaoloAmoroso (191)

@RayhanADev Thanks, I'm not sure it's a Crostini issue. I'm assuming if Replit works with noVNC, it likely supports the standard VNC protocol and hence should work with any client with the right features.

I tried another good client, VNC Connect, but it returns the error The connection closed unexpectedly without even letting me enter my credentials. Despite providing many options and preferences, VNC Connect doesn't let me set the port either.

RayhanADev (2606)

@PaoloAmoroso hmmm, gotcha
Well I suppose you should report it as a bug, just click the 'Get help' button and then 'Report a bug' :)

PaoloAmoroso (191)

@RayhanADev That's what I was meaning to do. But first I wanted to make sure Replit is supposed to work with VNC clients, I connect with the proper parameters, and I'm not the only one experiencing the issue.

RayhanADev (2606)

@PaoloAmoroso ah sweet. Well then I hope your problem gets resolved soon then :)