KDE2 and vnc

SI Reasoning sczjd "at" yahoo.com
Wed, 12 Sep 2001 16:51:20 +0000


with kde2, you must have vncserver run at depth of 24.
Vncviewer can run at any depth, it must be done by
vncserver. I edited /usr/sbin/vncserver script to
accomplish this.

--- Steve Jacobsen <Steve "at" eci-equity.com> wrote:
> I'm trying to setup a server on my linux box and
> connect from my win2k PC. I
> get the login screen but then get a patterned grey
> screen. I am assuming the
> kde is not starting. I have tried to set -depth = 16
> in both the vncserver
> file and from the command line but it always returns
> depth 8 in the log file
> after I try to connect. Any ideas?
> 
> Here's my vncserver variables:
> 
> $geometry = "800x600";
> $depth = 16;
> $vncClasses = "/usr/local/vnc/classes";
> $vncUserDir = "$ENV{HOME}/.vnc";
> $xauthorityFile = "$ENV{HOME}/.Xauthority";
> 
> Here's my xstartup file
> 
> #!/bin/sh
> 
> xrdb $HOME/.Xresources
> xsetroot -solid grey
>  -geometry 80x24+10+10 -ls -title "$VNCDESKTOP
> Desktop" &
> twm &
> /usr/bin/startkde &
> 
> Here's the log file
> 
> 12/09/01 10:17:05 Xvnc version 3.3.3
> 12/09/01 10:17:05 Copyright (C) 1999 AT&T
> Laboratories Cambridge.
> 12/09/01 10:17:05 All Rights Reserved.
> 12/09/01 10:17:05 See
> http://www.uk.research.att.com/vnc for information
> on
> VNC
> 12/09/01 10:17:05 Desktop name '' (www:1)
> 12/09/01 10:17:05 Protocol version supported 3.3
> 12/09/01 10:17:05 Listening for VNC connections on
> TCP port 5901
> 12/09/01 10:17:05 Listening for HTTP connections on
> TCP port 5801
> 12/09/01 10:17:05   URL http://www:5801
> 12/09/01 10:17:12 httpd: get '' for xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
> 12/09/01 10:17:12 httpd: defaulting to 'index.vnc'
> 12/09/01 10:17:28 httpd: get '' for xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
> 12/09/01 10:17:28 httpd: defaulting to 'index.vnc'
> 12/09/01 10:17:32 httpd: get 'vncviewer.jar' for
> xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
> 
> 12/09/01 10:17:36 Got connection from client
> xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
> 12/09/01 10:17:36 Protocol version 3.3
> 12/09/01 10:17:36 Using hextile encoding for client
> xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
> 12/09/01 10:17:36 Pixel format for client
> xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:
> 12/09/01 10:17:36   8 bpp, depth 8
> 12/09/01 10:17:36   true colour: max r 7 g 7 b 3,
> shift r 0 g 3 b 6
> 
> I did have two copies of vncserver. One in /usr/bin
> and one in
> /usr/local/bin. So I removed the first one.
> 
> 
> 
> Steve Jacobsen
> Information Technology Manager
> ECI
> 302 S. Locust Street
> Glenwood, Iowa 51534
> (800) 264-0787 x226
> Fax: (712) 527-4856
> mailto://steve.jacobsen@eci-equity.com
>
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