xfce via vnc question

Jack Coates jack at monkeynoodle.org
Sat May 10 22:33:11 CEST 2003

IIRC, VNC-server is its own X instance.


indeed. Per that link, edit ~/.vnc/xstartup


On Sat, 2003-05-10 at 10:27, Brad Cox wrote:
> I'm trying to access a remote (headless) server via vncviewer. 
> vncviewer connects fine but the screen is blank with no xfce panel or 
> menus.
> I've installed xfce and dependencies on the server and run the xfce 
> install script as instructed. The .xinitrc file looks fine, as does 
> the .xfce directory. I added an xterm& line to .xinitrc, but that 
> didn't change things a bit.
> I suspect the problem is that I don't understand the X startup 
> process well enough and the xinit process isn't happening. Can 
> someone please advise? Thanks!
Jack Coates
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