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Re: vnc



on Mon, Nov 13, 2000 at 05:06:55PM -0800, Jaye Inabnit ke6sls (ke6sls@snowcrest.net) wrote:
> 
>     Hello,
> 
> I updated to kde2 - and asside from the bugs it is okay. I didn't
> notice right away, but I no longer can vnc into my box. I start
> the server as usual but when I vnc in, I only have a grey screen
> and a mouse pointer. No desktop at all.

Sounds as if your vnc session isn't starting a window manager.  This is
an exact analog to having the same experience on a normal X session.

Check your startup scripts -- I believe that's /etc/vnc<something> or
~/.vncrc, and see what windowmanager it's trying to start.

You may need to launch a 'startkde' command from another shell to start
the desktop.

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