redhat 5 with VNC

Cary B. O'Brien cobrien "at" access.digex.net
Fri, 13 Mar 1998 03:43:30 +0000


> On Thu, 12 Mar 1998, you bellowed:
> >On Thu, Mar 12, 1998 at 11:06:41AM -0600, David Cougle wrote:
> >> Can someone help me get redhat 5 working with VNC?  I installed vnc and edited
> >> vncserver to reflect to where classes are, yet when I run Xvnc
> >> 
> >> [thyle "at" belmont vnc]$ ./Xvnc
> >> 
> >> Fatal server error:
> >> Cannot establish any listening sockets - Make sure an X server isn't already running     
> >> 
> >> it says that, and also does not work when I run it from outside X
> >> help?
> >
> >Try running it with the vncserver command instead. Make sure your fonts are
> >either uncompressed or run a font server and modify the vncserver perl script
> >to use the font server as its fontpath.
> >
> >-- 
> >Karl Hakimian
> >hakimian "at" aha.com
> [thyle "at" belmont vnc]$ dir
> LICENCE.TXT       README.vncserver  classes           vncserver
> README            Xvnc              vncpasswd         vncviewer
> [thyle "at" belmont vnc]$ ./vncserver
> bash: ./vncserver: No such file or directory    
> 

I can help with this one!  vncserver is a perl script. Either you
don't have perl or vncserver thinks its in a different place. 
Check the first line of vncserver.

-- cary