xfce via vnc question
wildman at pobox.com
Sun May 11 11:40:31 CEST 2003
Attached is a script I wrote with help from Mark Price to export a VNC
session back through an SSH tunnel. The comments are pretty verbose and
I refer to a lot of VNC WebDocs I've found, so I could remember how to
set it up again on other servers. I'm currently using it to control a
9node cluster, XFCE makes a great lightweight VNC Xserver! -Art at JAX
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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
> 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!
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