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Re: Setting up Tigervnc [FAILED] ?!? -- [SOLVED]



On Sat, 2010-01-09 at 01:30 -0500, William Case wrote: 
> Thanks Ed;
> 
> On Sat, 2010-01-09 at 13:04 +0800, Ed Greshko wrote:
> > William Case wrote:
> > >
> 
> > > My frustration level is getting too high for now.  A good drink and a
> > > sleep and I'll try again in the morning.
> > >   
> > But....  I now know what is most likely causing your problem.... 
> > 
> > Your user "bill" probably doesn't have a ~/.vnc directory with the
> > requisite files, passwd and xstartup.
> > 
> > So, before you can start up a service for this user you'll need to start
> > the server as the user and complete the prompts for "password"
> > 
> > So....
> > 
> > 1.  Login as bill
> > 2.  Enter "vncserver"
> > 3.  Follow the prompts
> > 4.  Stop the server with "vncserver -kill :X" where X= the number
> > presented to you in the line similar to this...
> > 
> > New 'f12.greshko.com:1 (gnomer)' desktop is f12.greshko.com:1   (My X
> > would be 1)
> > 
> > 5.  Now you can go ahead and configure the vncserver service.
> > 
> 
> Followed your instructions and it worked like a charm.  I can handle the
> rest.  Thanks.
> 
> I was just suffering from the biggest irony of computer use.  Too much
> information and none dealing with the very first simplest steps that
> 'everyone' should know.  I was trying to get the vnc service started
> first when all along the vncservice command would have started it for
> me.
> 
> I'll spend the weekend figuring out why it worked i.e. what the various
> scripts and files in vncservice were doing.
> 
> -- 
> Regards Bill
> Fedora 12, Gnome 2.28
> Evo.2.28, Emacs 23.1.1
> 

Mine is also working now. Thanks.
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