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Re: VNC Server Question



Scot:

Thanks very much.

knute...

>On Fri, 2006-03-24 at 16:42 -0800, Knute Johnson wrote:
>> >You can also configure vnc to allow you to connect to the :0 display
>> >(what you see on the main console).  For that you need to edit the
>> >xorg.conf file.  That may or may not be what you want.
>> 
>> Scot:
>> 
>> How do you do that exactly?
>
>I think I found the original info on the web.
>
>But if I remember correctly you need to modify /etc/X11/xorg.conf with
>the following lines:
>
><     Load         "vnc"
>
>The line above goes in the Module section.
>
>
><     Option "SecurityTypes" "VncAuth"
><     Option "UserPasswdVerifier" "VncAuth"
><     Option "PasswordFile" "/root/.vnc/passwd"
>
>Put the three lines above in the Screen section.
>
>I believe you need to run vncpasswd as root to setup the password that
>will be used.
>
>Then use vncviewer to connect to display 0 -   machinename:0
>
>If you check the vnc web site I think they have the same info there.
>Pretty easy to setup.
>
>
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