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Re: more Fedora Cookbook: VNC

On Tue, 22 Jan 2008, Robert P. J. Day wrote:

> On Tue, 22 Jan 2008, Les Mikesell wrote:
> > Scott van Looy wrote:
> > > It Just Works(TM) under gnome on a fresh install of Fedora 8 -
> > > System/Preferences/Internet and Network/Remote Desktop Under
> > > Fedora 7 with desktop effects on you could control the desktop but
> > > couldn't see what you were doing on VNC Under fedora 6 it should
> > > work too.
> > >
> > > run vncpasswd first as the local user to set a password, then
> > > connect to the IP and :1 after enabling "remote desktop". Though I
> > > still don't know how to connect to the login screen via vnc...
> >
> > I think you are running vino if you start it from inside gnome -
> > which means you can't get a login screen through it and if your
> > machine reboots when you are away you won't get back in at all.
> > The advantage of the x module is that it works even at the login
> > screen and regardless of which window manager you start.  Or it did,
> > back when it worked at all.
> i was just playing with that feature and, yes, when you enable "Remote
> Desktop", you're invoking the vino server and not the stock vncserver,
> which i'm assuming are two totally independent servers and can be
> configured separately.
> which inspires the question -- where does vino-server save its
> per-user config info?

never mind -- found it:


this is slowly morphing from a wiki page into a user guide.  argh.

Robert P. J. Day
Linux Consulting, Training and Annoying Kernel Pedantry
Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA

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