xfce via vnc question

Jack Coates jack at monkeynoodle.org
Sun May 11 17:53:47 CEST 2003

the list would probably know better than I, but I think the key to the
problem is session management.

On Sat, 2003-05-10 at 17:32, Brad Cox wrote:
> Problem was that xfce requires one of xdm/gdm/kdm to be running else 
> you get the grey screen. No idea why xfwm isn't sufficient. After 
> downloading and installing about 1/3 of gnome, gdm started, and vnc 
> came up.
> Perhaps you could explain why all this baggage is needed? I thought 
> vnc was its own self-conditained X window system and xfce provided 
> its own window manager. I really don't see why so much X stuff is 
> still needed. Any ideas how to prune things back a bit?
> At 5:09 PM -0700 5/10/03, Jack Coates wrote:
> >actually no, sorry; I've only used vnc server from Unix once, and it
> >sucked so much I went back to X windows transfers.
> >http://www.monkeynoodle.org/comp/remote-x-cygwin-howto
Jack Coates
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