Help Request: Blank Screen with vnc-ltsp-config

Rex Dieter rdieter at
Wed Aug 26 13:46:12 UTC 2009

Chuck Schofer wrote:

> I installed the vnc-ltsp-config "package" on my CentOS 5.3 box as per the
> directions in the wiki located at
>, but when I try to connect to the
> server remotely (using TightVNC on my Windows machine or vncviewer on my
> second CentOS box), I get what amounts to essentially a blank, black
> screen.  There is a cursor that moves based on my mouse movements, so I
> know that I have indeed connected to the box remotely.
> Any ideas?  I have already googled for info and tried adding "enable=true"
> to the [xdmcp] section of /etc/gdm/custom.conf to no avail.

Your symptom sounds like XDMCP is still failing, for some reason.

-- Rex

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