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Aug 28, 2009

My home linux box is behind a Linksys WRT110 router. I have enabled the Remote Desktop from System-->Preferences-->Remote Desktop. I then run TightVNC from my WinXP box. As I wish to run a secure connection, my first obstacle comes from PuTTY.
In PuTTY, my settings are as follows:

Host Name(or IP address) Port
xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx 22
SSH-->Tunnels:

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I recieve "Network error: Connection refused" I have gleened all of this information from other boards and tutorials. I know there is something critical that I am missing.

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