TightVnc Debian 9 Setup

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TightVnc Debian 9 Setup

Postby blueSolder » 2017-08-02 08:09

I installed debian 9 on a new machine. No problems except for TightVNCServer.
When I connect via vnc I dont get a desktop, only a gray screen.
I have set this up numerous times on a raspberry pi with no problems.
Also installed debian 9 on a vm, installed tightvncserver and got the same problem.
Have done heaps of googling but all that I have tried does not work.
I am using gnome if that is relevant,
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Re: TightVnc Debian 9 Setup

Postby pylkko » 2017-08-02 08:25

presuming you are using GNOME and X, have you tried the
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#export XKL_XMODMAP_DISABLE=1
#/etc/X11/Xsession

in ~/.vnc/xstartup

see for example:https://askubuntu.com/questions/800302/vncserver-grey-screen-ubuntu-16-04-lts
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