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Old 02-25-2004, 08:33 PM   #1
SnakeByte
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Can't get VNC to do anything


Hi all,

Linux newbie here, I have been playing with Mandrake for the last three days now, (Windoze sucks, too SLOW) I have been toying with Webmin mostly, I configured the VNC client for it, and got a server working, however when I connect it just sits there, at a screen with a blue background (gnome maybe?), and the wait icon, I'm using gnome as my window manager, and I've changed the xstartup file for VNC to TWM, it now displays the black and grey thatched background, but still just sits there, any Ideas? thanks for you help in advance.
 
Old 02-26-2004, 08:56 AM   #2
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if you put in a command like "exec rxvt" at the start does it work? post the full contents of xstartup, and ensure that the path is correct, /home/user/.vnc/xstartup.
 
  


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