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Old 09-24-2008, 03:21 PM   #1
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VNC on Fedora

Has anyone used VNC to connect to a fedora server. I have setup remote destop and left myself logged on but i still cannot connect. I would very much like to have a gui interface to use.
Old 09-24-2008, 06:31 PM   #2
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Yes, many people have it working.
What steps did you take on the Fedora server?
Did you run the 'vncserver' service?
Did you setup users?
Did you allow your firewall to allow VNC?
Old 09-24-2008, 08:39 PM   #3
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for a 19" display:

vncserver :2 -geometry 1200x900 -depth 16

in vncviewer, connect to

you might edit the $HOME/.vnc/xstartup
uncomment the two lines up top to get a nice gnome / kde desktop in your vncviewer, instead of the twm. Comment out the twm statement at the bottom.

Also, either turn off your firewall, or google what ports VNC uses, and open those ports.


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