How do I make VNC display KDE desktop?

"Beerse, Corné" cbeerse "at" hiscom.nl
Wed, 27 Mar 2002 11:22:50 +0000


> -----Original Message-----
> Hi everyone,
> I'm having a heck of a time getting VNC viewer (running on any of my
> Windows98 clients) to display my KDE desktop on my FreeBSD machine.
> It displays twm just fine, but not KDE.
> I've followed the steps outlined at
> http://www.cs.utexas.edu/users/UTCS/online-docs/Xvnc_docs/faq.html
> Q21.

Try the setup as on http://www.sourcecodecorner.com/articles/vnc/linux.asp.
It gives a full login.


> 
> I've also tried making the ~/.vnc/xstartup a symlink to ~/.xinitrc,
> which of course has the entry startkde.
> 
> Neither of these steps seem to beworking for me, VNC just ignores the
> xstartup script from what I can see.
> I don't see any error messages, or obvious problem in my vnc logfile
> either.
> 
> Anyone have any suggestions?
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> 
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> 
> Tim DeBoer
> http://www.freebsd-geek.com
> 
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> ill-tempered
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