Subject Re: [firebird-php] Linux server platform
Author Lester Caine
Milan Babuskov wrote:
> 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.

These are the reasons why I'm looking for an alternative to Mandriva -
which started this thread :)
And the command line package manager is just as blocked by an open
update window on display 0 ;)

Ubuntu LTS is working well at present .... no problems as yet.

Lester Caine - G8HFL
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