Bug 1471484 - Black screen using VNCServer and F26
Black screen using VNCServer and F26
Status: NEW
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: vnc (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2017-07-16 06:46 EDT by Charlie Mordant
Modified: 2017-07-16 06:49 EDT (History)
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Description Charlie Mordant 2017-07-16 06:46:52 EDT
Description of problem:

Connecting to a VNC session to Fedora 26 leads to a black screen (worked with F25)

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:

Configure a vncserver@\:X.service  in /etc/systemd/system:
Description=Remote desktop service (VNC)
After=syslog.target network.target


# Clean any existing files in /tmp/.X11-unix environment
ExecStartPre=-/usr/bin/vncserver -kill %i
ExecStart=-/usr/bin/vncserver %i
ExecStop=-/usr/bin/vncserver -kill %i


Configure .vnc/config

Connect with a vnc client (in my case vncviewer from my mac)

Actual results:

Black screen but with the pointer

Expected results:

My Shiny new Fedora 26 desktop

Additional info:

* The systemd service does not work the first time, could it be fixed too?
* Does the X11 configuration line mandatory? It could be nice to use Wayland, but the 'known bugs' page said that remote handling is at 50%.
* Is there a better way to remote connect to Fedora? I'm kind of a linux noob and do not really understand all that x11-server, Vnc, Wayland, Etc. stuff...
Comment 1 Charlie Mordant 2017-07-16 06:49:32 EDT
When i said 'the first time' it means 'at boot', sry.

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