[CentOS] Missing fonts for tightvnc

Rob Lockhart rlockhar at gmail.com
Mon Aug 25 05:03:57 UTC 2008


On Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 6:37 PM, Filipe Brandenburger
<filbranden at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 16:42, Robert Moskowitz <rgm at htt-consult.com> wrote:
>> vncserver: The USER environment variable is not set.
>
> So, is it set or not?
>
> It's usually set by /etc/profile, so if it's not set, that might
> indicate you have an issue with your setup.
>

Indeed, looking at my /etc/profile I see the following:

if [ -x /usr/bin/id ]; then
        USER="`id -un`"
        LOGNAME=$USER
        MAIL="/var/spool/mail/$USER"
fi

Is there anything else needed to help Robert debug this?  I have this
working on CentOS 5.2 and "Xvnc -version" shows:
Xvnc version TightVNC-1.3.9


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