[CentOS] How to setup VNC for GDM access on 6.3

Scot P. Floess sfloess at nc.rr.com
Tue Jan 22 23:43:20 UTC 2013


OK, also found this - which is "ringing a bell"

http://www.realvnc.com/products/vnc/documentation/4.6/unix/x0.html#vncso

Its been quite a few years since I've run VNC this way...  But this page 
is how I remember doing it now :)



On Tue, 22 Jan 2013, Bruce Ferrell wrote:

> On 01/22/2013 02:15 PM, Johnny Hughes wrote:
>> On 01/22/2013 03:52 PM, Bruce Ferrell wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>>
>>> I'm looking for pointer for setting up VNC so that access to the system is via gdm/kdm.  Yes, I know about vino, and /etc/sysconfig/vncservers but what I'm looking for is a sertup
>>> that allows me to see the *dm login screen instead of being dropped direct into a desktop.
>> Depending on what you are really trying to accomplish, freenx/nx might
>> be what you need (and on centos-6, the OpenNX client):
>>
>> http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/FreeNX
> yep,
>
> I'm aware of freenx... and it drops you directly into a desktop. Not acceptable for this situation.  I'm *really* trying to be dropped into a *dm (gdm/kdm) screen to log into the
> system
>
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