Enable VNC on Redhat

Daniel Tan danieltan "at" shopnsave.com.sg
Thu, 10 Jan 2002 01:38:10 +0000


thanks got it working yesterday before your mail arrived...but at least i
know we can use exec too in the xstartup file...i started using
gnome-session & without exec...it works too

----- Original Message -----
From: <jamesvnclist "at" tnjinfl.com>
To: <vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com>
Sent: Wednesday, January 09, 2002 10:04 PM
Subject: Re: Enable VNC on Redhat


> Daniel,
>
> You can do this by editting the xstartup file. I load VNC as root so mine
is located in /root/.vnc. Just add the following line to the bottom of the
file:
> exec gnome-session &
>
> For KDE it would be:
> exec startkde &
>
> Honestly, I'm not positive if you need the &, but the way I start VNC on
mine I do.
>
> HTH,
> James
>
> At 11:04 AM 1/9/2002 +0800, you 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
>
>
> Regards,
>
> Daniel Tan
> 7469188 Ext.665
> MIS Department
> Shop N Save Pte Ltd
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