Re: [Vserver] a few minor? problems with Xvnc / KDE in a guest

From: Chuck <>
Date: Mon 17 Oct 2005 - 08:02:38 BST
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On Monday 17 October 2005 02:30 am, Chuck wrote:

just re-read this and it doesn't make sense:) on logging in i am speaking
about logging in via vncviewer and kdm, logging into kde. ssh works fine via

> I almost hafve remote desktops working perfectly in a guest. I have two
> to deal with, one/both of which may be easy to solve?
> When I log into the guest from remote after first starting the guest so /tmp
> is empty, KDE halts at initializing services and the connection
> breaks,dropping out of guest memory as it should. I don't know what causes
> this but if I first log in as root after a guest startup, it all works and
> every user can log in properly afterward.. any clues why this happens?
> It would be nice to figure this one out otherwise every time I restart the
> guest, I have to remember to log in as root then log out. It all works for
> users for as long as that guest remains running after root has logged in and
> out. I'm at a loss where to look on this one.
> My other issue which is a fairly major one, is that from within KDE I cannot
> open any kind of terminal window, be it user / root shell, ssh shell,
> nothing. Which tells me I need some kind of tty/pts definition that is
> non-harmful. Any ideas there?
> I have no user-defined capabilities of any kind given to the guest. It is
> just as it was created.
> Outside of these two things, it works perfectly and doesn't bother my
> desktop running on the host at all:)
> --
> Chuck
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