Tiger VNC v1.11.0 Release Notes

Release Date: 2020-09-08 // 18 days ago

Previous changes from v1.10.90

  • ๐Ÿš€ A beta of TigerVNC 1.11.0 is now available. Lots of changes have been made since the last release, but the highlights are:

    • vncserver has gotten a major redesign to be compatible with modern distributions
    • The native viewer now has touch gestures to handle certain mouse actions (e.g. scroll wheel)
    • Middle mouse button emulation in the native viewer, for devices with only two mouse buttons
    • ๐Ÿ‘ The Java viewer now supports Java 9+, but also now requires Java 8+
    • ๐Ÿ‘Œ Support for alpha cursors in the Java viewer (a feature already supported in the native viewer)
    • The password and username can now be specified via the environment for the native viewer
    • ๐Ÿ‘Œ Support for building Xvnc/libvnc.so with Xorg 1.20.7+ and deprecate support for Xorg older than 1.16
    • ๐Ÿ The Windows server (WinVNC) is now packaged separately as it is unmaintained and buggy

    Binaries are available from bintray:

    https://bintray.com/tigervnc/beta/tigervnc/1.11beta

    Regards
    The TigerVNC Developers