vncserver only with running X?

Todd A. Jacobs nospam "at"
Sun, 05 Nov 2000 00:06:41 +0000

On Sat, 4 Nov 2000, Patrick Bion wrote:

> I must start via telnet as user a startx before and than type another
> line for the VNCserver. Isn't it possible to run vncserver only
> without having an X running already on the LinuxPCscreen?

Why would you have to run X at all? Just telnet into the remote server and
run vncserver. You can also put the vncserver into your crontab or call it
with setuser in your rc.local file if you want to start it automatically.

Todd A. Jacobs
Senior Network Consultant
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