Fedora 10
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Install VNC Server
2008/11/30
[1] Install VNC Server to operate Fedora with GUI remotely from Windows client.
[root@ns ~]#
yum -y install vnc-server


[root@ns ~]#
vi /etc/sysconfig/vncservers


# line 20: uncomment and set as '(diplay number):(user name)' like follwing example

VNCSERVERS="
1:fedora
"

# line 21: uncomment and remove '-localhost' like below
# And set any screen resolution you like

VNCSERVERARGS[1]="-geometry
1024x768
 -nolisten tcp -nohttpd"

[root@ns ~]#
su - fedora

[fedora@ns ~]$
vncpasswd
# set VNC password

Password:
Verify:
[fedora@ns ~]$
su -

Password:
[root@ns ~]#
/etc/rc.d/init.d/vncserver start

Starting VNC server: 1:fedora
New 'ns.srv.world:1 (fedora)' desktop is ns.srv.world:1

Creating default startup script /home/fedora/.vnc/xstartup
Starting applications specified in /home/fedora/.vnc/xstartup
Log file is /home/fedora/.vnc/ns.srv.world:1.log
 
[  OK  ]

[root@ns ~]#
vi /home/fedora/.vnc/xstartup


#
twm &
# at the bottom: make it comment

exec gnome-session &
# run Ghome


[root@ns ~]#
/etc/rc.d/init.d/vncserver restart

Shutting down VNC server: 1:fedora
[  OK  ]

Starting VNC server: 1:fedora
New 'ns.srv.world:1 (fedora)' desktop is ns.srv.world:1

Starting applications specified in /home/fedora/.vnc/xstartup
Log file is /home/fedora/.vnc/ns.srv.world:1.log
 
[  OK  ]
[2] Install VNC viewer on client computer next. Download from the site below to install.

http://www.realvnc.com/products/free/4.1/download.html

Start VNC viewer after installing. Then following scrren is shown. Input [(Server's hostname or IP address):(display number)] like following example.
 
[3] Password is required. Input VNC password you set in the section [1].
 
[4] Just connected.
 
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