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Old 04-30-2003, 04:09 AM   #1
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realvnc...


hey this is my first time posting here, well im running realvnc on a red hat 7.2 box and i can vnc into it from my windows box but all i get is the twm window manager instead of the kde desktop i was hoping for, so i went into the xstartup file and saw a twm setting in there and i changed it to kde but that didnt work...anyone have any clue how to get this to work, or just an alternative to realvnc that can show me the full gui...thanks
 
Old 04-30-2003, 08:38 AM   #2
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It sounds like you did the correct thing in changing xstartup, the question is did you change it in the correct place. Vncserver always looks to the .vnc directory in the home directory of the user who starts it. So in my case, I log in as hangdog and start vncserver. It then looks to /home/hangdog/.vnc/xstartup to find which environment to run. VNC doesn't care what environment you run, so kde should work just fine.
 
Old 04-30-2003, 03:25 PM   #3
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yea thats where i set it up /root/.vnc/xstartup

but i changed the twm string to kde and it opens some other shit, its not even twm
 
Old 04-30-2003, 09:21 PM   #4
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Try startkde instead of just kde.


And as an aside, you're better off security wise running VNC as a regular user.
 
Old 04-30-2003, 10:45 PM   #5
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thanks, btw its on a stub network next to me just to practice so security isnt an issue..=) thanks anyway
 
Old 04-30-2003, 10:49 PM   #6
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OMG YES...I LOVE HANGDOG.....it totally worked..thanks
 
  


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