Vncserver and Gnome3 - bletch

Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX N2469R caf at
Tue Nov 15 23:29:01 UTC 2011

The following works under certain conditions.
Insert it in ~/.vnc/xstartup just before the similar lines:

if [ -f /etc/xdg/xfce4/xinitrc ]; then
   exec sh /etc/xdg/xfce4/xinitrc

What conditions?  Not sure but it helps if the user hasn't run
a Gnome session.

On 11/15/2011 02:08 AM, Tim Waugh wrote:
> On Mon, 2011-11-14 at 10:51 -0800, Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX N2469R wrote:
>> I have xfce installed on a system.  How do I get Vncserver
>> to use Xfce instead of the profoundly brain damaged
>> Gnome 3 fallback?
> Put this in ~/.vnc/xstartup:
> exec ssh-agent /usr/bin/xfce4-session
> Tim.
> */

Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX N2469R     caf at
Developer of Industrial ZMODEM(Tm) for Embedded Applications
   Omen Technology Inc      "The High Reliability Software"
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