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Re: vnc server problem



On Sun, Jan 18, 2009 at 7:51 PM, Craig White <craigwhite azapple com> wrote:
> 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

Another question: Did you open your firewall for the port?


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