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Hello, i am trying to run a VNC Server on my server. But it wont start. I am running Debian Etch 4.0 32 Bits. I installed the vnc server by ...
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    Problem with RealVNC


    Hello, i am trying to run a VNC Server on my server. But it wont start.

    I am running Debian Etch 4.0 32 Bits.

    I installed the vnc server by reading this tutorial:

    Remotely Manage Machines Using VNC -- Debian Admin

    I guess it should run just fine but its not.

    There you have what the log says:

    X
    Code:
    vnc Free Edition 4.1.1 - built Jan 30 2009 19:40:16
    Copyright (C) 2002-2005 RealVNC Ltd.
    See http://www.realvnc.com for information on VNC.
    Underlying X server release 40300000, The XFree86 Project, Inc
     
     
    Sat Feb  7 03:28:13 2009
     vncext:      VNC extension running!
     vncext:      Listening for VNC connections on port 5901
     vncext:      created VNC server for screen 0
    Could not init font path element /usr/share/fonts/X11/misc, removing from list!
    Could not init font path element /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc, removing from list!
    Could not init font path element /usr/share/fonts/X11/cyrillic, removing from list!
    Could not init font path element /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/cyrillic, removing from list!
    Could not init font path element /usr/share/fonts/X11/100dpi/:unscaled, removing from list!
    Could not init font path element /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/:unscaled, removing from list!
    Could not init font path element /usr/share/fonts/X11/75dpi/:unscaled, removing from list!
    Could not init font path element /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/:unscaled, removing from list!
    Could not init font path element /usr/share/fonts/X11/Type1, removing from list!
    Could not init font path element /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Type1, removing from list!
    Could not init font path element /usr/share/fonts/X11/100dpi, removing from list!
    Could not init font path element /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi, removing from list!
    Could not init font path element /usr/share/fonts/X11/75dpi, removing from list!
    Could not init font path element /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi, removing from list!
    Could not init font path element /var/lib/defoma/x-ttcidfont-conf.d/dirs/TrueType, removing from list!
     
    Fatal server error:
    could not open default font 'fixed'
    xsetroot:  unable to open display 'blablabla.ovh.net:1'
    /root/.vnc/xstartup: line 11: x-terminal-emulator: command not found
    /root/.vnc/xstartup: line 12: x-window-manager: command not found
    vncconfig: unable to open display "blablabla.ovh.net:1"
    Can someone help me figuring this out?

    Thank you

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    Vnc is having trouble finding where on your system those fonts are. Different distros will place fonts in various locations. Find out where the fonts vnc is wanting actually are on your system and make a symlink to them so vnc can find them. Do:
    Code:
    locate 100dpi
    That should tell you the font path. Don't know where straight Debian puts them, but for the sake of this example, let's say Debian puts fonts in /usr/lib/X11. vnc is looking in /usr/share and /usr/X11R6/lib/X11 for your fonts directory. Make a symlink so vnc will find them. As an example...
    Code:
    ln -s /usr/lib/X11/fonts /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts
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