VNC on Kubuntu problem

Dax Solomon Umaming knightlust at
Fri Mar 23 21:27:23 GMT 2007

On Friday 23 March 2007 23:10:07 Earl Violet wrote:
> 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?
> Earl

You can try setting up TightVNC as a service.
Here's a very good step-by-step tutorial by paperdiesel:

Hope this helps.

Dax Solomon Umaming
knightlust at
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