vnc is in startup scripts(change user and home directory?)

Jared Kidd jaredkidd "at"
Sat, 04 Aug 2001 06:14:02 +0000

Ok, what went wrong?  I uninstalled all the mandrake vnc rpms then
installed the redhat one.  Now when I try to run vncserver it spits out

03/08/01 21:56:00 Xvnc version 3.3.3r2+tight1.1p9
03/08/01 21:56:00 Copyright (C) AT&T Laboratories Cambridge.
03/08/01 21:56:00 All Rights Reserved.
03/08/01 21:56:00 See for information
on VNC
03/08/01 21:56:00 Desktop name 'X' (
03/08/01 21:56:00 Protocol version supported 3.3
03/08/01 21:56:00 Listening for VNC connections on TCP port 5901
03/08/01 21:56:00 Listening for HTTP connections on TCP port 5801
03/08/01 21:56:00   URL
_FontTransSocketUNIXConnect: Can't connect: errno = 2
failed to set default font path 'unix/:7100'
Fatal server error:
could not open default font 'fixed'
xrdb: Connection refused
xrdb: Can't open display ''
xsetroot:  unable to open display ''
twm:  unable to open display ""
xterm Xt error: Can't open display:


it worked fine before.


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