need help: installing complete vnc server in centos 5.7

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polashdeb
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need help: installing complete vnc server in centos 5.7

Post by polashdeb » 2014/03/10 05:44:35

i tried commands below on centos 5.7 server, but it gives me black screen with a cursor, whats missing? and how can i get a working desktop?
plz advice.

yum install firefox
yum install pixman pixman-devel libXfont
yum groupinstall "Desktop"
sudo yum install tigervnc-server
sudo yum install vnc
sudo chkconfig vncserver on
yum install nano
sudo nano /etc/sysconfig/vncservers

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VNCSERVERS="1:root"
VNCSERVERARGS[1]="-geometry 1324x700"
vncpasswd
passwd

sudo service vncserver restart
vncserver -kill :1
nano .vnc/xstartup

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uncommenting twm &
sudo service vncserver restart


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Re: need help: installing complete vnc server in centos 5.7

Post by TrevorH » 2014/03/10 15:09:57

Also, 5.7 is old and a `yum update` to bring your system to 5.10 is thoroughly recommended
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