Introduction to Gtk VNC

The Gtk VNC package contains a VNC viewer widget for GTK+. It is built using coroutines allowing it to be completely asynchronous while remaining single threaded.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.7 systemd platform.

Package Information

Gtk VNC Dependencies


GnuTLS-3.4.5, GTK+-3.16.6 and libgcrypt-1.6.4



Cyrus SASL-2.1.26, PulseAudio-6.0 and libview

User Notes:

Installation of Gtk VNC

Install Gtk VNC by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr  \
            --with-gtk=3.0 \
            --enable-vala  \
            --without-sasl &&

This package does not come with a testsuite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--with-gtk=3.0: This switch enables building of the GTK+ 3 library instead of the GTK+ 2 one.

--enable-vala: This switch enables building of the Vala bindings. Remove if you don't have Vala-0.28.1 installed.

--without-sasl: This switch disables the use of Cyrus SASL for authentication. Remove it if you have installed Cyrus SASL and wish to enable it for authentication.


Installed Program: gvnccapture
Installed Libraries:, and
Installed Directories: /usr/include/gtk-vnc-2.0, /usr/include/gvnc-1.0 and /usr/include/gvncpulse-1.0

Short Descriptions


is used to capture image from VNC server.

contains the GTK+ 3 bindings for Gtk VNC.

contains the GObject bindings for Gtk VNC.

is the PulseAudio bridge for Gtk VNC.

Last updated on 2015-08-01 04:26:22 +0000