Remote Desktop: the recipe.

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at
Wed Jan 23 02:42:09 UTC 2008

Jonathan Underwood wrote:
> Yeah, actually, the thing that is missing from the vncts package is
> the server option:
> -fp /usr/share/X11/fonts/misc/
> ... in /etc/sysconfig/vncts the options set for the vnc server are:
> VNCTSOPTIONS="-inetd -once -query localhost -fp unix/:7100 -SecurityTypes None"
> I don't know why, but I never had any luck with -fp unix/:7100 - the
> vnc server will start and then shut down after 5 seconds. I *think*
> this is because I am not running the font server, but am not 100
> percent sure. In any case, changing this to -fp
> /usr/share/X11/fonts/misc/ fixes things.

Probably a leftover difference from Xfree86 or maybe k12ltsp has the 
font server running to support the thin client logins.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at

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