Can't start VNC on RH Linux 6.2

David Colliver david.colliver "at" revilloc.com
Tue, 08 Jan 2002 08:51:30 +0000


Thank you for your help.

Being new to Linux, should I put the stuff direct into /usr/bin or can I try
and keep it tidy, by putting it into a subfolder of /usr/bin?

I will try and work out the copy their script bit, when I have the VNC
working.

Regards.
Dave.

----- Original Message -----
From: "ScanMan" <scanman "at" scanman.mine.nu>
To: "VNC list" <vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com>
Sent: Monday, January 07, 2002 10:10 PM
Subject: Re: Can't start VNC on RH Linux 6.2


> On Sun, 2002-01-06 at 12:42, David Colliver wrote:
> > I downloaded the zip archive for Linux 2.x for x86. I then copied this
over
> > to my linux machine, and linux unzipped it for me. The files are located
in
> > a folder called /vnc/vnc_x86_linux_2.0
> >
> > I have checked that perl exists in /usr/bin
> >
> > When I try running it from the command prompt, I get
> >
> > vncserver: command not found
> >
> > I have tried running it from within X filemanager. Nothing happens. I
have
> > viewed the source, all appears OK. I have even tried to do run with
perl.
> > Still nothing happens.
>
> You need to move the VNC executables to /usr/bin. Make sure they are
> flagged as executable by typing "chmod a+x filename"
>
> > Once I have the vncserver running, I would also like to be able to have
it
> > auto run. I don't know how to cinfigure this. Would there also be a way
to
> > configure my remote connection to use the current screen I have already
set
> > up for my logon? (I assume the viewer will prompt me for my linux logon,
in
> > which case, this question may not apply).
>
> Red Hat 7.x has this capability built in, you could simply copy their
> script.

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