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Old 09-12-2007, 09:55 AM   #1
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vnc remote desktop gray

i set up vnc on my CentOS box. I made the changes to /.vnc/xstartup to allow x to startup. I made the changes and it worked. After restarting the box and logging in with vnc I got the gray desktop with just a terminal window. I check the xstartup file to see if it looked the same and it does. So why is it not working?
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hi, are you loging in using a browser or a vnc client? because if you are using a browser, it gotta have java enabled in order to vnc desktop to work well.
hope this helps.
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You can take a look at this post, or at the vnc FAQ
Old 09-12-2007, 08:29 PM   #4
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The FAQ had the answer. Thanks.


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