[olug] New TightVNC issue

Eric Pierce eric_olug at yahoo.com
Mon Jun 28 14:17:35 UTC 2004

Check the file ~/.vnc/xstartup

This file has all the commands that'll run after X loads when connecting via
VNC.  You can add 'startkde' in there.  Make sure you comment out whatever
window manager is in there presently.

I'm not sure what to tell you about the second issue you're having.  Do you get
any messages on the screen?  Perhaps "Connection Reset by Peer"?

--- jachurchill at cox.net wrote:
> I had never really attempted to get VNC working on a Linux box before these
> emails went around.  I have to say, it was much easier than I expected.  I am
> able to get in from inside and outside my network.  However, there is one
> issue I don't understand (well, maybe 1.5 issues).  
> First, my default window manager is KDE which I have running at all times. 
> When I VNC in from inside or outside the network, I do not see KDE, I simple
> see a desktop w/ a single Xterm window.  I believe this is the "WindowMaker"
> environment but I'm not sure.  I want to have KDE at my disposal when I VNC
> in, not something else.  How do I change this?
> Second, my connection is lost a lot, most often with clicking or selecting
> things with a mouse.  I don't know if that's normal or not.  With windows the
> connection is rarely lost and I thought Linux would be far more stable than
> Windows.  (It wouldn't be hard).
> Anyway, if anyone has any ideas about either of these points I'd appreciate
> hearing them.  
> Thanks!
> Jake Churchill
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