[olug] New TightVNC issue
richard at backslider.net
Tue Jun 29 02:45:36 UTC 2004
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
> 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?
thats twm actually. to change it, edit ~/.vnc/xstartup and comment
everything out and add in the command that starts KDE
> 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.
> Jake Churchill
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