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Old 09-19-2003, 05:00 PM   #1
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VNC Server


I've got VNC Server running upon startup in debian..with KDE desktop...logging in as root, but.. when i try to login as user it does not startup.

Do i need to use the su command ?.. Or some other command that i am not aware of. Also, if need a command.. where would that be placed.

PLEASE HELP?????
 
Old 09-19-2003, 05:19 PM   #2
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Which client are you using to log in to the VNC server?
 
Old 09-20-2003, 08:11 AM   #3
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Vncserver runs as the user who starts it. So if you start it as root, you'll only be able to access as root. If you start it as a normal user, you'll access it as a normal user. If multiple users start their own vncserver, each one is assigned a different monitor. So the first is :1, the second is :2 ..... and those correspond to the port 5901 and 5902.
 
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Actually, i'm looking for it to auto load upon startup.... it auto runs logging in as root, but not user.
 
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Ah. That's a different problem entirely. You'll have to do a bit of research on su and sudoers. Su is the command that lets you run a program as another user. If I remember correctly, if you call su from root (like you would on boot), you don't need to supply the password to run a program as a regular user.
 
Old 09-21-2003, 09:02 AM   #6
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Thanks for the reply.....


I'll do a little reasearch on it then.
 
  


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