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Linux VNC xstartup

Covid-19 makes us do crazy things. Work from home for example. I hade some trouble configuring VNC.

Especiall the VNC server config turned out to be very tricky, when it comes to the window manager. I usually use gnome. It took me hours to figure out how to start gnome from a vnc session.

This is how my xstartup script currently looks like:

#!/bin/sh

unset SESSION_MANAGER
unset DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS

xsetroot -solid grey

#export XKL_XMODMAP_DISABLE=1

if [ -x /etc/vnc/xstartup ] ; then
    exec /etc/vnc/xstartup
fi

xrdb $HOME/.Xresources
vncconfig -iconic &
#dbus-launch --exit-with-session gnome-session &

exec startxfce4