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Can you please tell me where can I find the source for the VNC server for Ubuntu?

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Which VNC server are you using? – BloodPhilia Jun 24 '10 at 16:40

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This should do it:

apt-get source vnc-server

This will download the source for the vnc-server package into the current directory.

Update for Hardy:

apt-get source tightvncserver


apt-get source vnc4server

Just depends on which server you prefer to use.

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+1 but it looks like the OP is using Hardy Heron from his posting history so there is no package vnc-server. The package list for Hardy is at – msw Jun 24 '10 at 17:40
Ah, the posting history: to help the tight-lipped, finally a convenient alternative to mind reading. – Tobu Jun 24 '10 at 22:52

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