How to kill all VNC sessions

David Colliver david.colliver "at" revilloc.com
Thu, 10 Jan 2002 09:21:27 +0000


I found that as well.

Watch the placing of the colon after kill. It should be vncserver -kill :1

The :1 is togethor. There is a space between kill and :1 so it
is -kill<space>:1

Hope this helps.

Dave.
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Daniel Tan" <danieltan "at" shopnsave.com.sg>
To: <vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com>
Sent: Thursday, January 10, 2002 1:40 AM
Subject: How to kill all VNC sessions


> Hi,
>      i have encounter a rather troublesome problem, is there a command or
> way to kill off a VNC session? i tried using vncserver -kill:1 but it
> doesn't die off but reload. I found out that to kill off any VNC session i
> had to do the following
> 1) ps -ef (to check Xvnc session pid)
> 2) kill -9 "Xvnc pid"
> 3) delete .X1-lock file under /tmp and .X1 file under /tmp/.X11-unix
>       then after that can start new Vnc session for number 1.
> 4)and i also deleted the /home/user/.vnc/server:1.log and server:1.pid
files
> it is tedious to do all these steps...or there only way out is to kill my
> own script?
>
> i am using Redhat 7.0 and the default Vnc installed together in the
package
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