LinuxQuestions.org
Register a domain and help support LQ
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Networking
User Name
Password
Linux - Networking This forum is for any issue related to networks or networking.
Routing, network cards, OSI, etc. Anything is fair game.

Notices



Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 07-27-2004, 10:52 PM   #1
Echo Kilo
Member
 
Registered: Jul 2004
Distribution: Ubuntu - Debian Based
Posts: 242

Rep: Reputation: 30
Smile VNC Server on Linux - Which Desktop?


So I have tight VNC running on my Mandrake Linux Box, but when I connect, it does not use my default X window manager (KDE) in the client.

Instead, it uses ICE WM, sometimes KDE, sometimes not. How do I control which Windows Manager it will use?

What is the configuration file called in tight VNC?

You are the best.
 
Old 07-27-2004, 11:37 PM   #2
netcrusher88
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jul 2004
Distribution: Debian-sid, Knoppix
Posts: 25

Rep: Reputation: 15
I'm not sure, but I think that VNC uses your ~/.xinitrc file and starts an X server with only a pseudo-display, and then allows clients to view this display. So, then, your ~/.xinitrc should control what WM VNC starts.
 
Old 07-28-2004, 07:37 AM   #3
Simon_6162
Member
 
Registered: Jul 2004
Location: UK
Distribution: Fedora, Gentoo, Redhat Enterprise
Posts: 141

Rep: Reputation: 16
on my system VNC uses ~/.vnc/xstartup for its config information

mine starts KDE every time with this

#!/bin/sh

unset SESSION_MANAGER
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" &
startkde &
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How to configure VNC server to load up the complete GNOME desktop? tlawlessrr Linux - Newbie 8 03-21-2014 09:21 AM
Multiple Windows login to Linux desktop (with VNC?) kadissie Linux - Software 2 08-20-2005 08:40 AM
Need help setting up VNC from ISA server at work to desktop at home jrh008 Linux - Networking 1 08-04-2005 06:50 PM
Grey desktop connecting to VNC server paulsh2k4 Linux - Software 12 01-28-2005 05:12 AM
X with no desktop when VNC Server started from user account jboo Linux - General 1 02-04-2004 03:40 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:15 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration