Re: Next On The Checklist - VNC
Thus spake Scarletdown (email@example.com):
> Okay, I just installed the VNC package and successfully accessed a KDE
> desktop from my Windows-98 system. And I must say, I became instantly
> enamored with VNC. However, I now have a bunch of questions.
> 1: Every time I connect, I always get root's desktop by default. How do
> I configure vncserver to access a normal non-root user's desktop
You need to run vncserver as that user.
> 2: The VNC session always gives me the KDE desktop. However, I would
> like to run other desktops as well (GNOME in particular). Is there any
> way to state which Window Manager gets used each VNC session?
Checkout the xstartup script in the .vnc directory
> 3: My VNC desktop always comes up at 640x480. How do I get it to come
> up at a higher resolution? When logged into an X-Session directly at the
> console, I have 800x600 as my resolution, and my Windows system is set
> for 1024x768.
vncserver -geometry 1024x768
Although that will involve scroll bars. I like to leave a thin border
all around, so I'm currently connected to my office system from my
notebook at home and the office vncserver is running -geometry
1012x754 - the joy of the vncserver is that is happily supports
> 4: I also went ahead and installed a vnc server on my Windows-98 system.
> Now, how do I connect to that one from the Linux box?
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