Solaris 9 OE & VNC :: Any Experience??
cbeerse "at" hiscom.nl
Tue Jun 11 08:57:41 2002
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeremiah Campbell [mailto:jeremiah_campbell "at" yahoo.com]
> Did you get any response on this? I have been using a beta version of
> Solaris 9, but I don't have vnc running on it yet (didn't have it
> networked till yesterday). I may set that up in the near
> future though.
> I don't see as it would be much different than Solaris 8 anyway. You
> should be able to get away with using the pre-compiled version for
> Solaris 8. Right now with Solaris 8 you need to make a change to the
> /tmp/.X11-unix directory. Standard users need write access to it in
> order to start a vncserver. The command is "chmod 1777
> This sets the sticky bit as well, I don't remember why right now, but
> that is needed for some sort of security reason.
> The alternative to that is to make the vncserver script suid. I
> personally don't recommend that though. Just my $.02
> The problem I am getting right now though is with the server not
> wanting to connect to "unix:1.0". I haven't gotten any solid responses
> on that one yet. All I get is a blank grey screen, instead of the dtwm
> (CDE desktop) that I expect. It seems to remain a permissions problem,
> as I can get everything working fine when I do it as root.
I think twm (the default configured window manager in ~/.vnc/xstartup) is
not configured at your system.
Try the option '-query localhost', it will give you a login session insite