Remote desktop access
kauer at biplane.com.au
Sat Aug 25 00:51:54 UTC 2007
On Fri, 2007-08-24 at 18:34 +0100, CwCrei wrote:
> appear to be unable to log in remotely until I've logged in locally,
I just helped somebody on the #ubuntu channel with this. We added a
startup script to /etc/init.d and then a startup link in /etc/rc2.d,
numbered so that it ran after KDM/GDM. We had to renumber a couple of
links down to make space.
Worked fine - boot the box and log in with VNC, no need to log in
locally. One trick: The script used su to run vncserver as the desired
user. Because the script ran as root, no password was necessary.
Karl Auer (kauer at biplane.com.au) +61-2-64957160 (h)
http://www.biplane.com.au/~kauer/ +61-428-957160 (mob)
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