[CentOS] VNC vs GNOME desktop
rgm at htt-consult.com
Fri Jun 27 14:50:12 UTC 2008
fred smith wrote:
> I'm trying to use VNC to connect my home Centos box (up to date centos 5)
> to my Centos 4 (also up to date) at work. I have no problem connecting.
> The problem occurs after logging in, for every applet in the bottom Gnome
> panel I get an error box from which I can choose to remove the applet
> from the panel, or just go on. I choose to not delete but to just go on.
> After I get a half dozen or so of those, the desktop is fully drawn,
> except the bottom panel is completely empty. no desktop switcher, or
> anything else.
> I've googled and looked in centos forums and realvnc FAQs and don't
> find any reference to such a problem.
> Clues would be appreciated!
> Here's the text from that dialog:
> The panel encountered a problem while loading
> Details: Failed to resolve, or extend
> Do you want to delete the applet from your configuration?
> and I get that once for each applet.
> here's the ~/.vnc/xstartup file from the server:
> # Uncomment the following two lines for normal desktop:
> unset SESSION_MANAGER
> exec /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc
> [ -x /etc/vnc/xstartup ] && exec /etc/vnc/xstartup
> [ -r $HOME/.Xresources ] && xrdb $HOME/.Xresources
> xsetroot -solid grey
> vncconfig -iconic &
> xterm -geometry 80x24+10+10 -ls -title "$VNCDESKTOP Desktop" &
> twm &
Replace that last line with:
exec gnome-session &
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