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Old 03-03-2010, 12:30 AM   #1
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vnc service failed to start gives the error message.

Dear All,
I have installed vnc server in my Fedora 12 machine to access its GUI on XP machine, it is installed successfully without any problem, but when I start vnc service using the following command, it gives me the following error message, Kindly solve my problem soon as possible,

waiting for u r response .

[Akram@localhost ~]$ service vncserver start
Starting VNC server: 2:Akram runuser: cannot set groups: Operation not permitted
[Akram@localhost ~]$ su -c "service vncserver start"
Starting VNC server: 2:Akram [FAILED]



Old 03-03-2010, 02:19 AM   #2
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You have to create a password prior starting vncserver. As user Akram run:
create a password (it will be stored at ~/.vnc/passwd) and then su to root and start the service.



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