[CentOS] VNC Questions

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Mon Feb 1 19:48:40 UTC 2010


> At 1:27 PM -0600 2/1/10, Frank Cox sent email regarding Re: [CentOS]
> VNC Questions:
>>On Mon, 2010-02-01 at 11:58 -0700, Warren Michelsen wrote:
>>>  user settings/prefs do I change the way this VNC server identifies
>>>  itself? I'd like it to show the host name.
>>
>>>  I'd like my VNC sessions to be encrypted.
>>>  Finally, I'd like VNC to be functional at boot,?
>>>
>>>  Can these things be done with the existing standard VNC server or do
>>>  I have to install something else via yum or some such?
>>
>>You can accomplish all of these things by following the instructions
>>here:
>>
>>http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/VNC-Server
>
> I tried these instruction last week and each time I tried:
>
> service vncserver start
>
> I got the error that the command 'service' was not found.
>
> I can try again, but I suspect this fresh re-install will act the same.

You *did* do it as root, yes? If sudo, you might have to do /sbin/service...

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