Re: vncserver ignoring ~/.vnc/xstartup :(
On Sun, 18 Nov 2001, Martin Rowe wrote:
> Hi all
> I'm trying to get VNC running on my home box and vncserver sems to be
> bypassing the xstartup script. Instead of running Blackbox, it pulls up
> KDE. The .vnc/ session log doesn't report any problems, and I can run
> xstartup within the VNC window and it runs (just lanches an aterm) fine -
> just on top of KDE. This has worked fine for me in the past, though on
> Mandrake, and runs okay at work on Debian (though launched from inetd
> instead of manually starting each session, and using a login manager, so
> no xstartup involved).
> The only similar problem I've seen hunting via Google has also been on a
> Debian system, so I was wondering if there was a difference in the
> packaging of VNC for Debian - or more likely I've missed something
> obvious somewhere.
Replying late but... I believe this can be caused by
x-session-manager. When KDE is installed it seems to systematically
start its own window manager, which means that when twm gets to start
there is already a window manager running so it fails.
Well, in any case I had this problem when I installed KDE on my box,
x-window-manager was not used anymore so I deleted the
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