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

Bob Hepple bob.hepple at gmail.com
Thu Jan 24 12:07:06 UTC 2013

Bruce Ferrell <bferrell at ...> writes:

> 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.
> Thanks in advance
This doe what you want - not sure if it's optimal, but by putting it in
/etc/rc.local I can see gdm on reboot:

x11vnc -xkb -auth guess -q -rfbauth /home/bhepple/.vnc/passwd -display :0
-clear_all -loop

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