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Old 05-17-2018, 06:21 PM   #1
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VNC - blank grey screen after change port

hello, i have a vps running Debian 8 with xfce which I installed vncserver . I can connect to it with ssh or with vncviewer with port 5900. After change vncport to 6880 my dektop is just grey screen with just an arrow. i cant find terminal window even i use Alt + F2.

How can i restore it ?
Old 05-17-2018, 07:49 PM   #2
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Hello hebru70,


Did you get a gui on port 5900? Ssh might be configured to disallow xserver forwarding. You can check the configs, /etc/ssh/ssh_config. Also, did you check firewall rules? If you want to start over just disconnect and reconnect.

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Old 05-17-2018, 10:04 PM   #3
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Yes. i get gui on port 5900.
i have restart vncserver, but still blank.
i'll check for firewall and xserver forwarding. thank you
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its weird, but im can displaying my gui again with editing my xstartup file again.


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