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Re: Setting up Tigervnc [FAILED] ?!?



On Sat, 2010-01-09 at 08:34 +0800, Ed Greshko wrote: 
> William Case wrote:
> > On Sat, 2010-01-09 at 06:00 +0800, Ed Greshko wrote:
> >   
> >> William Case wrote:
> >>     
> >>> Hi;
> >>>
> >>> I think I have yummed every thing I need.
> >>>
> >>> What is the following warning telling me?
> >>>
> >>>         ]# service vncserver start
> >>>         Starting VNC server: no displays configured
> >>>         [FAILED]
> >>>
> >>> And how do I fix it?
> >>>
> >>> I have checked the /etc/sysconfig/vncservers file.  I don't see anything
> >>> about a display.  I assume something is looking for an X display:0
> >>>   
> >>>       
> >> It would be useful for you to tell people what you have in your
> >> vncservers file.
> >>
> >>     
> >
> > Sorry Ed.  I have tried and removed so many different combinations that
> > I am now double thinking a simple instruction.
> >
> > My latest attempt:
> >
> >         /etc/sysconfig/vncservers
> >         VNCSERVERS="1:bill"
> >         VNCSERVERARGS[1]="-geometry 800x600 -nolisten tcp -localhost"
> >   
> First of all....  Why not try something "simple" by dumping the
> VNCSERVERARGS line since it may confuse things since "nolisten tcp"
> prevents X connections to your VNC server via TCP and -localhost will
> prevent remote VNC clients connecting except when doing so through a
> secure tunnel.  
> > ]# service vncserver restart
> > Shutting down VNC server:                                  [  OK  ]
> > Starting VNC server: 1:bill                                [FAILED]
> >
> > ( I have tried 0 and 2, 0 gives me
> > ]# service vncserver start
> > Starting VNC server: 0:root A VNC server is already running as :0
> >                                                            [FAILED]
> > ]# vncviewer  (I get a screen asking for VNC server but no answer
> > satisfies.  Tried name/address (192.168.1.7) of other machine and get --
> > main:        unable connect to socket: No route to host (113))
> >   
> Don't forget that the format of vncviewer is "vncviewer [options]
> [host][:display#]" 
> 
> So, if you started vncserver using VNCSERVERS="1:bill" and you start
> vncviewer on the same machine with no parameters you'd use.... "localhost:1"
> 
> Remember that if you are connecting from a remote host you'll need to
> change your firewall settings assuming you are running a firewall.
> 
I am trying the same thing and failing in the same way. Something else
is wrong but what? I have no firewall enabled.

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