vnc-list-digest V1 #1501

Dr. Joel M. Hoffman joel "at"
Wed, 27 Mar 2002 16:20:53 +0000

>On Tue, Mar 26, 2002 at 09:11:19AM -0500, Dr. Joel M. Hoffman wrote:
>> I have VNC running beauifully under a RH 7.2 system, but the JAVA part
>> doesn't work.  I can telnet to the http port, so I know the server is
>> listening, but that's as far as I get.
>What happens when you try to connect with a browser?

The browser just says "File Not Found."

>> 	If you are using the X-based VNC server, you may need to
>> 	specify the directory which contains the class files in the
>> How do I do that?
>If you are using the vncserver script, then it should do this
>automatically.  What it does behind the scenes is run Xvnc with the
>"-httpd /location/of/vnc/classes" option.  Is there anything in your

The Xvnc process has the following "-httpd /acc/joel/.vnc"  Inside
~joel/.vnc, I see ""

>> java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: vncviewer
>>      at java.lang.Class.forName(
>>      at java.lang.Class.forName(
>This is probably because vncviewer.class is not in your CLASSPATH.  Have
>you tried switching to the VNC class directory before running the java

No. I don't really need to run vncviewer from the command line via
"java."  I was just testing to see what would happen.

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