Re: Changing default WM for VNC
On Wed, Sep 22, 2004 at 10:04:09PM -0400, JoeHill wrote:
> On Wed, 22 Sep 2004 18:18:04 -0700
> Stefan O'Rear disseminated the following:
> > > I can't get the vncserver to load Pekwm instead of Gnome (we're talkin' a
> > > P100 w/ 64MB here, so...Gnome's a little on the slow side).
> > >
> > > I set this up before, and IIRC, I created a file '~/.vnc/xsession'
> > > (executable) which just had 'exec pekwm'. This isn't working.
> > >
> > > I changed /etc/X11/default-display-manager to /usr/local/bin/pekwm. I set up
> > > an .xinitrc in my home dir with 'exec pekwm'. Still no go.
> > vncserver has been nothing but trouble for me.
> > Try:
> > #! /bin/sh
> > exec xinit /usr/bin/X11/twm -- /usr/bin/X11/Xvnc :1 -rfbport 5900
> > Save it as 'vncstart', chmod +x it, and ./vncstart; xvncviewer
> > 127.0.0.1:0
> I don't have a '/usr/bin/X11/Xvnc', and I'm not sure which package that's part
~ %% which Xvnc
~ %% dlocate Xvnc
/usr/bin/X11 is a symlink to to /usr/X11R6/bin
You don't appear to have vncserver installed. (are you using
Sarge/Sid/Potato? if so, use $ which Xvnc to find the correct path.)
> I'm assuming I could substitute '/usr/bin/X11/twm' with
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