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enabling VNC from SSH on OSX

I have a Late 2008 MacBook Pro in the house, and SSH is enabled on it. I usually leave it on when in work. Anyway, SSH is enabled, but VNC access is not… I found the following command on Ryan’s Tech Notes allowing you to enable it though SSH:

** NOTE ** Change mypasswd to your own password!!!

If you need to disable it, use the following:

Also, of note, I am using RealVNC client for Windows to connect.

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