VNC question

"Beerse, Corné" cbeerse "at" HISCOM.NL
Mon, 04 Mar 2002 08:42:41 +0000


Depending on your needs, try the setup as on
http://www.sourcecodecorner.com/articles/vnc/linux.asp . This provides a
login and totaly fresh X environment for each session using your
sessionmanager.


> I'm trying to run VNC between two Linux (RedHat 7.1)
> machines.  I set up the vncserver on box A and ran
> vncviewer on box B.  While it connects correctly, I
> only get a twm root window and an xterm instead of the
> Box A desktop.  
> 
> I changed the xstartup file in the .vnc directory to
> start sawfish  rather than twm (We're using the Gnome
> window manager) but vncviewer still only runs the twm
> manager and root window.  

Try to start `gnome-session` and see what happens.

> 
> So, my question(s) is (are) what file exactly do I
> need to change in order to have the vncviewer reflect
> the desktop existing on Box A?  I checked the FAQ but
> most of the diagnostics questions seem to be related
> to Windows.  

Check the mail archives too.

> 
> Any help appreciated.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Braun Brelin
> bbrelin "at" yahoo.com
> 
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