any way to not require placing of window ?
Thu Apr 24 16:39:00 2003
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Elaine . [mailto:email@example.com]
> I'm running vnc on a headless solaris 8 server to give
> it a fake display cos oracle application server needs
> it for reports server (it shoves up a window about the
> queue). Anyway on vnc it comes up with grey lines
> round it and needs it to be placed on screen - the
> server won't start otherwise. Unfortunately this
> doesn't make it the auto-start script it needs to be.
> Is there a setting in vnc so it would just accept the
> window thats been opened without needing placing ?
Your request something that is not for vnc to do. You need a decent
windowmanager. Get one and define it in ~/.vnc/vncstart (or such, I do this
Better, if you do `Xvnc -query localhost :4` and point your viewer to
"machine:4", do you get a login box? If so, edit /etc/services and
http://www.sourcecodecorner.com/articles/vnc/linux.asp and restart inetd.
Then you have a decent head for your headless machine.
Some tweaks to Xvnc: the user that starts it must be able to create a socket
in /tmp/....X11..../. and the fontpath (-fp option to Xvnc) might need an