Enable VNC on Redhat

Daniel Tan danieltan "at" shopnsave.com.sg
Wed, 09 Jan 2002 08:14:58 +0000


thanks a lot for your help....got it working
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From: <barnowl "at" uronramp.net>
To: <vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com>
Sent: Tuesday, January 08, 2002 2:51 PM
Subject: Re: Enable VNC on Redhat


> On Wed, 9 Jan 2002 11:04:48 +0800
> "Daniel Tan" <danieltan "at" shopnsave.com.sg> wrote:
>
> > GlacierHi all,
> >         default full instllation of Redhat 7.0 comes with Vnc. I can
start
> > it and then enter password. But when i enter the server through Vnc
viewer
> > from Windows, i can only see the user "at" server prompt. How to enter to
Gnome
> > desktop? the xstartup file i can see is using twm.For Gnome, what should
i
> > enter? and how to define which user to enter as? when i type vncserver,
the
> > number will increase. (eg. servername:1,servername:2) how to fix the
> > number??
> >
> > thanks...i am a newbie in redhat
> >
> >
> Step one is.pardon teh elitism here, RTFM. unless using -xinetd you are
already loged in as teh user that started teh VNC server(-inetd use the
normal .xinitrc, by the way). VNC under normal usage runs a custom xinitrc.
It should be in ~/.vnc directory called xstartup.replace 'twm &' with
'gnome-session &'.
> Gnome with lot of Eye candy can get slow over VNC
> Also tends to look abit green
>
> Evan
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