I tried the following but still no joy:
ssh is fine, actually it was working but I removed the vnc package and
then re-installed it and the result was the twm vnc session. Gnome was
Any more ideas?
Francis Daly wrote:
> On 17/11/2009, Conor Wynne <mariconor at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Poxy twm starts and I need gnome to work.
>> Surely this should work as is, what have I done wrong?
>>>> Use the source, Luke.
>>>> # Uncomment the following two lines for normal desktop:
>> unset SESSION_MANAGER
>> exec /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc
>>>> After that "exec", the rest of this script will not run.
>> So what does /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc do?
>> On one machine here (reading, not testing) it does
>> . /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc-common
>> and then either
>> or 4 "failsafe" commands including /usr/bin/twm
>> It sounds like you are falling through to the "failsafe".
>> So check your $HOME/.Xclients, or your /etc/X11/xinit/Xclients and see
> what they try to do. Oh, and check $SSH_AGENT too, in case it is set
> to something that breaks exec.
>> Good luck,
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