[ale] VNC works but keep it running at startup

James Sumners james.sumners at gmail.com
Thu Sep 9 10:04:37 EDT 2010

More information is required before that question can be answered (see [1]).

You're really asking at least two questions, of which I will answer
the most obvious: "How do I start x11vnc with my X session?"

When you issue `startx` there is a dot file in your home directory
that describes how the X session should be created. This file is your
`.xinitrc` file. As an example, you can view [2] for the xinitrc that
I use on my MythTV box. Notice that on line 20 of [2] I start x11vnc
for the session.

If your system is not reading your xinitrc, then it is probably
reading `~/.xsession` instead.

Without more information about your setup, and your desired goal(s),
this is the only help I can provide.

[1] -- http://permalink.gmane.org/gmane.org.user-groups.ale/76908
[2] -- http://pastebin.com/kXpHzDpj

On Thu, Sep 9, 2010 at 9:35 AM, Narahari 'n' Savitha
<savithari at gmail.com> wrote:
> Friends:
> Thank you all for helping me out on the VNC vs RDP discussion.  For what I
> am doing I have chosen VNC is a great fit.
> Now how to start the x11vnc automatically at start up or for that matter any
> program automatically at startup in Linux.
> -Narahari

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