[CentOS] vnc on C7

Thu Jun 2 18:04:28 UTC 2016
Jerry Geis <geisj at pagestation.com>

On Thu, Jun 2, 2016 at 7:56 AM, Jerry Geis <geisj at pagestation.com> wrote:

> I am trying to get a remote screen on C7.
> I did the following on C7 server:
>                yum install tigervnc-server
>                 cp /lib/systemd/system/vncserver at .service
> /etc/systemd/system/vncserver@:1.service
>                 systemctl daemon-reload
>                 edit /etc/systemd/system/vncserver@:1.service and replace
> <USER> with myuser
>                 su - myuser run vncpassword to set password
>                 systemctl start vncserver@:1.service
>                 systemctl enable vncserver@:1.service
> Then when I use something like vncviewer from a windows laptop into the
> linux desktop
> I get the password prompt, but the next screen says "oh no, something went
> wrong".
> Did I do something wrong above?
> Thanks,
> Jerry

Two things:

1) I am not using just Gnome3...
I am using the MATE desktop if that makes a difference.

2) selinux is disabled on this machine.