Xvnc - different window manager (fwd)

Bill Cassady caersidi@freeshell.org
Wed Jul 23 18:01:01 2003

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---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2003 16:40:56 -0000
From: "ignuu2" <ignuu2@yahoo.com>
To: Bill Cassady <caersidi@freeshell.org>
Subject: Re: Xvnc  - different window manager
In-Reply-To: <Pine.NEB.4.33.0307231425520.19488-100000@otaku.freeshell.org>

For boot on deb you can just create a script in your runlevel to do
it start the app for you.  My default runlevel is 5 so in /etc/rc5.d
I create a file called S90vnc and put the statement in there.

Have fun.  Also I have been trying to post to the list however my
posts just don't work what gives.  I get an email from yahoo mailer
daemon saying it can't find the mx record for the group.  I have
tried to post twice in the last 24 hours but so far my message has
not shown up.

Ain't a yahoo list:


--- In vnc-list@yahoogroups.com, Bill Cassady <caersidi@f...> wrote:
> On Wed, 23 Jul 2003, Antony Gelberg wrote:
> > I am running Xvnc on Debian.  I use gnome and gdm locally - but
I'd like
> > to use twm or seom other lightweight WM over VNC.  How do I go
about this?
> Twm was the default wm in my installation. It was just a matter of
> substituting "icewm" for "twm" in the config file to effect the
> change. (Icewm is lightweight and fast and also gives you 4 destops)
> > Also, is it better to run it from inetd, using xdmcp, or to just
add the
> > vncserver line to /etc/init.d/bootmisc.sh?  THe Debian README
states the
> > former, but I thought xdmcp was meant to be very insecure.
> I just execute the program(s) as needed. If I wanted them to run all
> the time I might start them in the local bootscript. I run SuSE and
> it's a little different from deb; I don't find xdmcp on my sysem at
> all.
> -Bill
> caersidi@s...
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