VNC and viewing Solaris CDE Desktop ?

Michel Altheimer Michel_altheimer "at" avanticorp.com
Mon, 07 Jan 2002 10:01:39 +0000


I used dtsession instead of dtwm to be able to have the color manager 
properly setup.

Michel.

Shing-Fat (Fred) Ma wrote:

>Keith,
>
>In case you haven't found it yet in the mailing list archive,
>replace twm with dtwm in xstartup.  On our sun boxes,
>all the desktop (dt...) and sun desktop (sdt...) apps are
>in /usr/dt/bin.  dtwm is familiar to many people, but if you
>have a slow connection, be sure to choose a uniform
>solid color desktop, as per the FAQ.
>
>Fred
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>>Date: Sun, 06 Jan 2002 22:06:16 -0500
>>From: "Leite, Keith" <Keith.Leite "at" GDC4S.Com>
>>Subject: VNC and viewing Solaris CDE Desktop ?
>>
>>        Greetings ...
>>
>>        I just installed VNC on one of my Solaris 8 machines and I can
>>successfully connect to the machine but
>>        when the screen appears it is not the CDE desktop, it is just a
>>plain gray screen with an xterm window.
>>
>>        I am sure there has to be something configured in the .vnc/xstartup
>>file but I am unsure on what to put
>>        there .....
>>
>>        Thanks for your help in advance
>>
>>        Keith ....
>>
>>        Keith.Leite "at" gdc4s.com
>>
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