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Old 08-24-2012, 01:59 PM   #1
GreggT
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VNC as user not root? fedora 17


Alright well I've been around a bunch of threads, on a bunch of sites.. here are a few
http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=272137
http://www.tightvnc.com/vncserver.1.php
http://www.oracle-base.com/articles/...ux.php#systemd
http://www.g-loaded.eu/2005/11/10/co...ver-in-fedora/


anyways, with "vncserver" command I can get a vnc running as root fine, and the geometry stuff, depth etc doesn't work at all.. but that's not my problem

when I try to run as any user (any user.. any of them) I just get a black screen, I assume this was permission error/problem?

I'm trying to get this to work on a VM just for testing it out, I'm doing a fresh install of fedora if anyone can help me out exactly how to do this, it's fedora 17 with gnome if that matters.. thanks for any help.


seems like I need to give permissions to allow users to start X, no idea how to.. anyone got a few commands? thanks

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Old 08-25-2012, 08:41 AM   #2
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Does the vnc file for the user specify starting X, or anything. You might simply be lacing the command in the .vnc file in their home directory.
 
  


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