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Old 03-06-2014, 08:15 AM   #1
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Installed vncserver, but cannot start it

This has me clearly baffled. I installed tigervnc-server-module-1.1.0-8.el6_5.x86_64 using the command yum install vnc-server. On doing rpm -qa | grep vnc, I can see the rpm present (and presumably installed since I did not see any errors during the yum install process).

However, now I cannot start the vnc server process since I cannot find it anywhere.

Here are multiple combinations I tried based on various google suggestions.

[root@vagrantdctm ~]# vncserver
-bash: vncserver: command not found

[root@vagrantdctm ~]# vnc-server
-bash: vnc-server: command not found

[root@vagrantdctm ~]# whereis vncserver
[root@vagrantdctm ~]# whereis vnc-server
[root@vagrantdctm ~]# whereis vnc

[root@vagrantdctm ~]# find / -iname vnc* -print

[root@vagrantdctm ~]# whereis tigervnc

[root@vagrantdctm ~]# service vnc-server start
vnc-server: unrecognized service
[root@vagrantdctm ~]# service vncserver start
vncserver: unrecognized service

What am I missing? Did my yum install fail in some fashion or do I need to do some additional steps to get it started?

Thanks for your views/comments/suggestions.
Old 03-06-2014, 08:54 AM   #2
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The tigervnc-server-module is a module for Xorg.

To install the vncserver, you need to install tigervnc-server.
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Old 03-06-2014, 04:27 PM   #3
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Thanks....that worked


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