It would be fantastic if someone could help.

To give some history as to why; I had a problem with my keyboard mapping using TightVNC and so attempted to install tigerVNC and turboVNC on my BeagleBoneBlack (BBB). Below is the link to the keyboard issue I had and also the version of Linux that is currently on my BBB.

Link to Keyboard mapping issue in this forum

Linux beaglebone 4.14.71-ti-r80 #1 SMP PREEMPT Fri Oct 5 23:50:11 UTC 2018 armv7                                l GNU/Linux

I am only just entering the world of Linux (considering running a separate partition with Ubuntu for this type of development) so I am a problem missing some key foundations as to how to install these packages from the command line.

I have tried things like the below and iterations of, and always get the same message Unable to locate package tigervnc-common :

sudo apt-get install turbovnc
sudo apt-get install tigervnc

I also looked at the below link from TurboVNC at the digital signatures however this left me a confused with the PGP links and the even sudo apt-get install debsig-verify gave me the former error message:

TurboVNC Digital Signatures

Can anyone set me straight?

Many thanks in advance for even considering a reply!

P.s. I am accessing the terminal window via an SSH (PUTTY) and the BBB is connected directly to the router.


Ok so the solution that worked for me was found from the below this link

sudo apt remove qterminal
sudo apt autoremove
sudo apt install lxterminal

When I then restarted my BeagleBone Black I did not have the same keyboard issue with lxterminal.

The end of rather a long but informative saga.

  • Juts to add to this in case anyone else has the same problem I continued using tightVNC on the BeagleBone and used tiger VNC on my PC but I think ant tight vnc derivative would do. – Reowald May 30 '20 at 10:13

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