Bug 68971 - VNCOPTIONS to vncserver init script
VNCOPTIONS to vncserver init script
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 60176
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: vnc (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2002-07-16 12:46 EDT by Rex Dieter
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:44 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-07-16 12:48:34 EDT
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patch to vncservers.init to implement use of VNCOPTIONS (697 bytes, patch)
2002-07-16 12:48 EDT, Rex Dieter
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Description Rex Dieter 2002-07-16 12:46:21 EDT
I found the need/desire to use Xvnc options differing from the default for 
some vnc sessions I wanted to setup on some machines of mine.  I found it 
pretty easy to implement. 
I added a line to /etc/sysconfig/vncservers, using some sample options (for 
VNCOPTIONS="-depth 16 -geometry 800x600 -alwaysshared" 
and then modified the vncserver.init script, in particular, the line launching 
the vncserver process from: 
...] && vncserver :${display%%:*}\"" 
...] && vncserver :${display%%:*} $VNCOPTIONS \"" 
I suppose this idea could also be extended to include display-specific 
options, say, I want -depth 16 to apply only to to the vnc server on display 
I'll include a patch detailing the modifications to the init script.
Comment 1 Rex Dieter 2002-07-16 12:48:30 EDT
Created attachment 65547 [details]
patch to vncservers.init to implement use of VNCOPTIONS
Comment 2 Tim Waugh 2002-07-17 05:35:31 EDT
Thanks.  I'm marking this as a duplicate of a previous request for the same thing.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 60176 ***

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