XFCE4 interaction with VNC

Alexander Toresson alexander.toresson at gmail.com
Mon Oct 3 16:03:56 CEST 2005

On 10/3/05, James Tappin <james at tappin.me.uk> wrote:
> I've just been trying to use xfce4 on a VNC desktop. However if I put
> startxfce4
> in my .vnc/xstartup file nothing happens, and when I try it from the command
> line (even after killing off all the gnome trash that's been started I know
> not where [when I work on that machine directly I use KDE]) it complains
> about there being another session manager running.
> The server is running Debian/Sarge with the rather elderly 4.06 release of
> xfce4.
> Has anyone got such a combination running or is xfce4-session incompatible
> with a vnc server?
> James

I've got xfce4 working on vnc, though I ain't using the session
manager with it. I just start all other parts of xfce manually.

Regards, Alexander Toresson

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