newbie VNC X-server setup problem?

Aage Rettvin Aage.Rettvin "at" online.no
Tue, 07 Jul 1998 09:16:28 +0000



Hi there!
 
 I'm new til VNC and have recently installed:
 
 vnc-3_3_2-2_i386.rpm
 
 on a RH 5.0 Linux using the Metrolink X-server.
 
 Problem:  Starting 'vcnserver' in unix with my user name 'Rettvin_aage'
 gives following msg.
 
 "xauth: (argv):1 bad display name "Rettvin_aage :1" in add command"
 
 When trying to access the vncserver over TCP/IP from the Windows-VNCViewer
 client, all I see after login is a gray blank screen with the X-cross. No
 other response is observed.
 
 Does anyone know what's up here!  Any help appreciated.
 
 Best regards
 
 Aage Rettvin
 Norway
 

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