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Old 11-07-2013, 08:34 AM   #1
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Question VNC Viewer shows me a black screen when i am connected.

Hello all,

I seem to have run into a problem. I can't get the vnc viewer to work (i am running it on windows 7). It always shows me a black screen like this:

I have a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6.4 x64 installed.

I run this command:
yum install vnc-server
vncserver :1
and i set the password.

I am new in this and i can not understand the problem.
Can you help me?
Thanks in advance!

Last edited by morrison71; 11-07-2013 at 09:37 AM.
Old 11-07-2013, 09:27 AM   #2
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vnc server is just an X, you should run something on it.
Usual minimalistic window manager for vnc is twm.
Probably it run, try right-click on desktop


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