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krfb - VNC server for KDE Plasma, very useful with Wayland
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  • Name: krfb
  • https://userbase.kde.org/Krfb https://invent.kde.org/network/krfb
  • Why? This is the only way to have a VNC server on Plasma Wayland. It works on X11 too, not as useful though as there already are alternatives. The experience of Plasma + Wayland is surprisingly decent and polished, with xdg-desktop-portal-kde and pipewire. It is noticeably smoother, screen sharing works from the browser. Only thing that doesn't work is that there isn't any VNC server for Wayland. Gnome has a solution built into Mutter, wlroots has wayvnc, and Plasma has this. I know Wayland is not officially supported, and won't be for some time still, but this is the last thing that needs to be added to the repost for the Plasma Wayland experience to be on feature-parity with X11. And I will certainly be using it a lot, the last thing I need to switch to Wayland on my desktop.

Event Timeline

Jacek created this task.Jun 26 2022, 12:08 PM

I already have this locally if Girt accepts

Girtablulu triaged this task as Normal priority.Jun 26 2022, 3:16 PM
Girtablulu moved this task from Backlog to Accepted For Inclusion on the Package Requests board.