VNC on Kubuntu problem

Earl Violet ejviolet at yahoo.com
Sun Apr 15 06:55:26 BST 2007


> I have converted to Linux.  However, my problem is with my
girlfriend
>> who is afraid to try Kubuntu on her computer.  She has heard
horror
>> stories about Linux eating Windows in a dual boot situation.  I
set
>> up a computer running Kubuntu Dapper and installed tightVNC on
both
>> her Windows computer and my Kubuntu box.  It works fine when I log
>> into Kubuntu.  She can work with no problem.  She can not,
however,
>> log into her own account as the login screen doesn't show.
>> Apparently TightVNC isn't activated until after logging in.
>>
>> My problem though is, how do I set up my Kubuntu machine so she
can
>> log in over the network?
> 
> You can try setting up TightVNC as a service.
> Here's a very good step-by-step tutorial by paperdiesel:
> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=259448

OK, I finally got around to trying this thread.  I removed everything
to do with VNC on my computer and did just as the forum said.  It
worked perfectly.

Earl

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