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  1. #1
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    VNCServer In fedora Sucks

    I am at a lost, I recently switched to Fedora and the problem I have is that when I connect from another PC, all I get is a gray screen with a Terminal window. Basically, it is nothing like Red Hat..Any Suggestions would help

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    Sounds more like your opening an Xvnc server. What command(s) are you using to open up the server?

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    Dec 2003
    Vleuten, The Netherlands
    Edit the file : xstartup in the .vnc directory of the user you are loggin with.
    change the code to:
    # Uncomment the following two lines for normal desktop:
    # exec /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc
    [ -x /etc/vnc/xstartup ] && exec /etc/vnc/xstartup
    [ -r $HOME/.Xresources ] && xrdb $HOME/.Xresources
    xsetroot -solid grey
    xterm -geometry 80x24+10+10 -ls -title "$VNCDESKTOP Desktop" &
    gnome-session &
    This will start the gnome session

    Good luck.

    By default VNC only starts X with basic interface and no WM.

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