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Old 06-23-2010, 02:53 AM   #1
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VNC session, unable to view graphis


I am facing issue with VNC which is configured in Mint(Gloria 7). I could configure the VNC accounts and session, but after connecting to the VNC session, I am unable to view anything(graphics, desktop icons).. It just shows only black and gray lines.

Here is the steps which I followed,
installed VNCserevr,
sudo apt-get install vnc4server xinetd

Created user and created vnc session

vncserver :10 -depth 16 -geometry 1024x768

Set the vncpassword using vncpasswd command.

Also modified /home/test/.vnc/xstartup file as follows

# Uncomment the following two lines for normal desktop:
# exec /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc

[ -x /etc/vnc/xstartup ] && exec /etc/vnc/xstartup
[ -r $HOME/.Xresources ] && xrdb $HOME/.Xresources
#xsetroot -solid grey
vncconfig -iconic &
#xterm -geometry 80x24+10+10 -ls -title "$VNCDESKTOP Desktop" &
#twm &
startx &

Can someone help on this Please

Old 06-24-2010, 12:26 AM   #2
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Delete "startx &" at the last line and use:
exec gnome-session &
to use the gnome desktop
If you want to use kde instead, replace with "startkde &"


Last edited by bathory; 06-24-2010 at 12:28 AM.


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