UNIX version won't create password

Jonathan Morton j.d.morton "at" lancaster.ac.uk
Thu, 31 Aug 2000 12:04:54 +0000


> I use VNC on Linux Mandrake 7.1. Or at least try to. The viewer works
> perfectly, but I can't get my server to operate because I can't create a
> password. vncpasswd works fine, but it won't save the password config file.
> What's the deal here and how do I get arround it? This is an "unable to save
> file" error.

Most likely a permissions problem.  Check your ~/.vnc/ directory, as this is
where Xvnc stores all it's gunge.

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