Subject Re: [firebird-php] Linux server platform
Author Milan Babuskov
Lester Caine wrote:
> Problem I'm having on recent Mandriva builds is to get x0rfbserver
> running, since they have some other service locking display 0 and
> preventing it starting, but their 'remote desktop' which is doing the
> locking will not run from the start up menu - you have to start it
> manually as it is a 'security risk' :(

Well, looks like Mandriva-related problem. On Slackware you can use
x11vnc and it Just Works(tm).

>> - to login into a separate X session, just start some vncserver as a
>> system daemon (once again, I prefer TightVNC, but there are others as well.)
> The problem with this one is that the session running on display 0 tends
> to lock access to the package manager and so you can't pigging update.

Once again, seems like Mandriva-specific. But, why don't you run the
command-line package manager. I find Mandriva tools to be very easy to
use from the command line as well.

Milan Babuskov