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Re: vnc server problem



On Sun, 2009-01-18 at 22:42 -0500, Mail Lists wrote:
> I administer several 'family' computers using vnc server running on
> the root display (n.b. on root display)
> 
>    To achieve this I did the following in Fedora 10:
> 
>    Created an xorg.conf with the following lines
> #
> # Minimal xorg.conf for vnc on root display
> #
> Section "Screen"
> 	Identifier "Screen0"
>         Option "passwordfile" "/usr/local/etc/vnc/passwd"
> EndSection
> 
> Section "Module"
>         Load "vnc"
> EndSection
> 
> Retsarting X (telinit 3; telinit 5)
> 
> Shows vnc starting - /var/log/Xorg.0.log has:
> ...
> (II) LoadModule: "vnc"
> 
> (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions//libvnc.so
> (II) Module vnc: vendor="RealVNC Ltd"
>         compiled for 4.3.99.902, module version = 1.0.0
>         Module class: X.Org Server Extension
>         ABI class: X.Org Server Extension, version 1.1
> (II) Loading extension VNC
> 
> ...
> 
>  However nothing is listening on port 5900 ...
> 
>  So it doesn't work.
> 
>  Any help much appreciated.
----
how do you know that it's not listening on 5900?

netstat -an |grep 5900

anything show up?

Craig


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