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HI, I just installed Xvnc on a machine at school to access it while I am at home. I am having problems as when i try to run the program ...
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- 10-11-2005 #1
- Join Date
- Oct 2005
I just installed Xvnc on a machine at school to access it while I am at home. I am having problems as when i try to run the program from home through putty, i get the following message:
Fatal server error:
Server is already active for display 0
If this server is no longer running, remove /tmp/.X0-lock
and start again.
I am not root, so I am not able to run the remove command.
Anyway I can run the desktop environment from home?
- 10-12-2005 #2
- Join Date
- Aug 2005
have you tried to run the vncserver on another display on your remote machine. For example you can dedicate channel 2 to remote management:
ssh -l root -L5902:localhost:5902 <ip_adress>
Then run your VNC viewer onCode:
If this fails try the Java VNC. You can reach your remote system using a simple web browser. Your Xvnc server should have open port 5801. So on the URL field type onCode: