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Old 08-16-2004, 12:25 PM   #1
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start VNC server from command line


Is there a way to start the VNC server from the command line?

vncserver:0 says command not found and search of the entire system yields no results.

I am running Mandrake 10.0. Is there a different name for the vncserver? I can launch it in KDE from the "K" menu by going to "virtual network connection."

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Old 08-16-2004, 02:42 PM   #2
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vncserver is definitely the command you want. you won't want the :0 bit, best to start with :1. is the missing space before the : a typo?
 
Old 08-16-2004, 06:37 PM   #3
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My appologies. Evidently the built in component that I was refering to in Mandrake 10.0 is not realy vnc server, but rather this:

/usr/bin/x0rfbserver

Thank you very much for the help. I might just install the real vnc server. Seems like a more logical program.
 
Old 08-18-2004, 10:27 PM   #4
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x0rfbserver vs vncserver

Just to let you know:

x0rfbserver lets you connect from another machine to your already running session using VNC.

vncserver lets you connect from another machine to your computer, which will start a new X session independent of your currently running session.
 
  


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