Running vncviewer as a background task

David Rock dave.rock "at" mindspring.com
Fri, 03 Nov 2000 22:04:10 +0000


"Todd A. Jacobs" wrote:

> When I run the following from a Gnome terminal:
>
>         vncviewer -xrm passwordDialog host.foo.com &
>
> the text-based dialog goes into the background, and never brings up the
> graphical dialog. If I then bring the task back into the foreground, it
> hangs, and will not accept any keystrokes. I'm forced to kill the task
> from the process list.
>
> Can anyone shed some light onto how to make this behave as expected?

I just run it as a normal process, stop it, and then send it to the
background after the screen comes up. Not a pretty way, but it works.

-David Rock
rockdw "at" bigfoot.com
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