[olug] New TightVNC issue
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
> 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
>> 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
>> issue I don't understand (well, maybe 1.5 issues).
>> First, my default window manager is KDE which I have running at all
>> When I VNC in from inside or outside the network, I do not see KDE, I
>> see a desktop w/ a single Xterm window. I believe this is the
>> 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
>> 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
>> hearing them.
>> Jake Churchill
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>> OLUG at olug.org
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