SSH from Windows PC into PinePhone?
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We had an error message with TigerVNC. It was a  Connection refused/timed out error and is already known:

https://wiki.postmarketos.org/wiki/VNC#Troubleshooting

we had to enter:

apk add postmarketos-config-nftables-vncserver

service nftables restart

Then, it was possible to connect with  TigerVNC on a Windows PC to a Pinephone. What we can say after a first test:

- The Pinephone screen is mirrored fine

- The Windows mouse always worked fine, and showed up on the HDMI screen and on the Pinephone

- The Windows keyboard sometimes worked, sometimes did not work

- A test with the Gnome editor worked fine to write some text

with LibreOffice:

- Sometimes it was possible to drop down the menus with the PC mouse, sometimes not

- Sometimes the PC keyboard worked, sometimes not

- The PinePhone keyboard sometimes worked with LibreOffice, sometimes not

- When we installed LibreOffice on the PinePhone, it was possible to connect a Cap Clip Bluetooth mouse, write a file, drop down the menu and save the file.

- When connected to a Windows PC, whe had to restart the phone several times, sometimes, the menu worked, sometimes the keyboard worked.

- To save a file via keyboard and mouse on the HDMI monitor worked, but it was tricky.
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RE: SSH from Windows PC into PinePhone? - by Peter Gamma - 06-11-2022, 02:55 PM

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