[plug] TightVNC, KDE, Gentoo - authenticate but blank screen
dsbrown at cyllene.uwa.edu.au
Wed Mar 23 09:50:17 WST 2005
At 02:18 PM 22/03/2005, W.Kenworthy wrote:
>Hi Denis, the gentoo install defaults to the ancient twm window manager
>(right click on the desktop for a menu).
Yes, I've seen this before as the default. Have one Gentoo machine that
way now as it happens.
> If a uniform grey desktop (twm
>is greenish from memory), it might not have found a WM at all.
It found a wm and is running KDE - at least up to the authentication screen :-)
>In the $HOME/.vnc directory you should have an "xstartup" file with
>something like the following. gnome or (shudder:) kde can be set there.
Actually that is the odd thing... on the box I set up with TightVNC myself,
I haveuser's home directory. On the problem-child box (whiuch I did not
fully set up) I see no .vnc directory. Will get back to the other
setter-upper to learn what happened there!
Lastly, have you tried the web interface to the server? Is that the
No, not yet tried - could be interesting though...
Thanks; will feed back for others' benefit when solved :-)
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