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Old 07-21-2004, 05:40 PM   #1
mtbiker
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VNC w/ KDE question


hello,
I turned remote management on on my Suse 9.1 box. when I connect to it , it connects but the screen is grey with a x in the middle of it. I can move the x around with my mouse but don't every see the desktop? Does the same thing if I connect to the it via a web browser?

Thanks in advance for your help!
Mark
 
Old 07-21-2004, 05:55 PM   #2
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You need to tell it to use KDE as the desktop. In the file /home/username/.vnc/xstartup add the lines "unset SESSION_MANAGER" and "exec /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc" then comment out everything else. And you should then get KDE or Gnome or whatever your standard windows manager is.
 
Old 07-27-2004, 11:08 AM   #3
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I'll try that. Thanks for all your help!
 
Old 07-27-2004, 12:19 PM   #4
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If that don't work, try simply typing gnome-panel to launch the gnome starter bar. From there you can launch the other gnome things. Not sure what the command is for kde, but maybe it is kde-panel ?
 
  


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