[olug] New TightVNC issue

Jake Churchill jachurchill at cox.net
Tue Jun 29 03:10:11 UTC 2004

Ok, that works.  Now the connection problem.  It just says "Connection 
Lost"  It doesn't say from which end.  I have a viewer on my Powerbook, 
I wonder if that is it

On Jun 28, 2004, at 9:17 AM, Eric Pierce wrote:

> 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"?
> Eric
> --- 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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