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Re: [opensuse] VNC session
  • From: "Dominique Leuenberger" <Dominique.Leuenberger@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 11 Dec 2006 15:32:07 +0100
  • Message-id: <457D880702000015000712CC@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>


>>> Reply on 11-12-2006 16:30:53 <<<

>
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Dominique Leuenberger"
<Dominique.Leuenberger@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: opensuse@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: Re: [opensuse] VNC session
> > Date: Mon, 11 Dec 2006 15:18:02 +0100
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > >>> Reply on 11-12-2006 16:16:58 <<<
> >
> > > > I was able to bring sax back to live (with sax2 -r) and I was
> also
> > > able
> > > > to configure vnc there.
> > > > however, not as stated in the gui, it is not listening on port
> > 5900
> > > > (still only 5801 and 5901) and by connecting to 5901, I see
this
> > gray
> > > > screen only... I'll go a bit more for the documentation...
> > > > somehow a pitty it is not that straighforward to setup yet..
and
> > > > especially the fact, that you have to config in different
gui's
> > makes
> > > it
> > > > a bit... tricky...
> > >
> > > This sounds like a known bug. If you install the Gnome desktop
> > first
> > > during install, you get a grey screen when starting a vnc
session
> in
> > > gdm. If you install KDE first as the desktop so you get the kdm
> > manager
> > > (redundant, I know), then vnc works properly. I have filed a
bug
> > report
> > > on this. Appears the problem has been around since RC1 in
> searching
> > the
> > > bug reports.
> > >
> > > Clint
> >
> > Clint,
> >
> > Thank you... you don't happen to have the bugreport # so I could
CC
> to
> > it? Somehow I didn't have the luck to find it..and I don't really
> have
> > the will to install a KDE as I got perfectly used to gnome (no
> please!!
> > no DE war here now!)
>
> My report is #227129. All you need is the kdm as default desktop
> manager which is distinguishable by the userID and password login
boxes
> both being present on the screen at login. This ticket has been
marked
> resolved because it is a duplicate of 221350 and the problem has
been
> around since Beta 2 (I stand corrected, it has been around for quite
a
> while; doesn't seem to be a priority). Bug 221350 - remote vnc login
> does not work with gdm, but it does with kdm.
>
> I am sure there is a way to install kdm as the default desktop
manager
> without installing everything in KDE but I don't know how. When I
found
> the problem, I tried installing KDE, didn't fix the problem or change
to
> kdm. Since it was a fresh install on a new system and VNC was
really
> important to me, I simply reinstalled fresh with KDE as the desktop;
> then as soon as I finished install, I went back in and install the
Gnome
> desktop, all goals were acheived.
>

Client,

I just applied this very simple fix that is mentioned in bug 221350 (it
is a type enable->Enable) and now it works with gdm (without changing
anything else.

Just hope there will be updated packages for future installations.

Dominique
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