[mythtv-users] Re: mythtv backend on a headless fileserver

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Fri Mar 11 08:32:52 UTC 2005

On Mar 10, 2005, at 23:02, Peter Loron wrote:

> Ok, this is drifting a bit OT, but I'm going to strike while the iron 
> is hot. I've got my backend machine set up and pretty much working, 
> but it is going in the closet so I don't have to listen to it. I need 
> to get VNC working. In the past when I was running FC1, I just did 
> apt-get for TightVNC and I was all set. Starting a VNC server and 
> connecting yielded me my complete KDE/Gnome/WhateverWM desktop.
> Now that I'm running FC3, TightVNC doesn't seem to be available, and 
> when I connect using the already installed vncserver, all I get is a 
> minimalist TWM environment.
> How to get a full-on desktop? I'm suspecting I need to edit one or 
> more of the X config files, but I'm clueless. If there's a FAQ for 
> this one, please point me to it.

No config file editing needed. Just 'switchdesk kde' or whatever other 
desktop you prefer.

Jarod Wilson
jarod at wilsonet.com

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