Success was Re: VNC Server setup on Linux

Joel Sherrill joel.sherrill "at" OARcorp.com
Fri, 18 Jan 2002 18:40:35 +0000


David Colliver wrote:
> 
> Joel or Jeff,
> 
> Can you clarify if this works, as the way it currently stands, the
> instructions are not that clear. Not having RH7.2, I wouldn't know. The way
> I understood from the instructions is that xinet.d is a file, and that
> vncserver.xinetd was just the sample text to put into that file. I will then
> make the instructions a bit clearer.

/etc/xinet.d is a directory which contains one file per service.
I put your file named vncserver.xinetd in there with the name "vnc".
Then I restarted xinetd using "/etc/rc.d/init.d/xinetd restart"
and watched /var/log/messages for complaints.

> Regards
> Dave.
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Dumas Patrice" <dumas "at" centre-cired.fr>
> To: <vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com>
> Sent: Friday, January 18, 2002 6:02 PM
> Subject: Re: Success was Re: VNC Server setup on Linux
> 
> > > need to be modified based on your own system.
> > > ##########
> > >
> > > - Do I need to do both (a) and (b) ?  I have no /etc/inetd.conf file to
> > > append anything to...
> >
> > You just need the xinetd stuff.
> >
> > >
> > > Step  "Our last file is for Redhat 7.2"  (almost missed this one)
> > >
> > > ##########
> > > This should be copied to the end of /etc/xinet.d. Again, modify the
> paths
> > > to suit your
> > >                       system. This is the vncserver.xinetd.
> > > ##########
> > >
> > > /etc/xinet.d is a directory, not a file.  Do I place this as a file
> > > /etc/xinet.d/vncserver.xinetd ?
> >
> > Yes
> >
> > Pat
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