Can't run apps on virtual server....
wflagg "at" garlic.com
Sun, 01 Mar 1998 17:50:42 +0000
I had this symptom - it was caused by a line like
0.0.0.0 pepper.garlic.com pepper
in my hosts file (pepper is dual home, runs linux masquerading kernel)
and hosts is used before dns. The outside interface is a dynamic addr
(an isdn link to my isp running ppp). I changed the internal address
line in hosts to,
where that's the address on the inside interface. Then vncserver and
its friends start, all is well. I have now a server on the linux box
and the laptop beside it - each displays the other (using the win
client on the laptop and the java client in a browser on the linux
Someone else asked about how to setup a font server. run
/usr/local/X11/xfs -config /usr/local/etc/fonts.cfg -port 7100
There's a man page for xfs that explains font config file syntax.
Someone else on this list explained how to edit vnc's server startup
script to use a font server to obviate font decompression.
hope that helps,
>o, it's not a standard IP error. I can run Xapplications,
>telnet, ftp, etc to it (send and receive) from machines
>both inside and outside of its gateway to the default:0 display.
>The DNS server is fine, its gateway is fine. The port
>configurations are correct I believe. If you're talking
>about something obscure, please explain more.