Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 441655
Can't find a way to setup VNC login through xinetd
Last modified: 2015-01-14 18:20:56 EST
Description of problem:
That's not really a bug but degraded functionality, or at least missing
documentation. For some test boxes I usually set up a remote login like this:
Install xinetd and vncserver
chkconfig --del vncserver
Add to /etc/services
Create /etc/xinetd.d/vnclogin1 with following content
disable = no
socket_type = stream
protocol = tcp
group = tty
wait = no
user = nobody
server = /usr/bin/Xvnc
server_args = -inetd -query localhost -geometry 800x600 -depth 16 -once
-securitytypes=none -desktop Domain-0
Finally, restart GDM, start xinetd, and probably poke a hole into the firewall.
This used to work with older Fedora releases and RHEL. Now that the GDM settings
are supposed to be managed through GConf, and gdmsetup is gone without
replacement I'm unable to find the right keys setup GDM accordingly.
Fwiw, what you describe is essentially what vnc-ltsp-config does, but that
doesn't address how each individual desktop/login manager handles enabling
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
More information and reason for this action is here:
Isn't this a dupe of #446224 in essence - i.e. simply XDMCP in GDM being broken?
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