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Pinned topic How to setup VNC server on RHEL 6.2 on Power ?

‏2012-02-28T10:05:03Z |
Hello, 
 
I would like to set up VNC Server on my fresh install RHEL 6.2 on POWER7, but I can't find out the rpm. 
I am also puzzled that it's not installed by default.
 
Please advise on how to get the VNC desktop ! 
 
Thibaud.
Updated on 2012-02-28T15:40:16Z at 2012-02-28T15:40:16Z by thib
  • Bill_Buros
    Bill_Buros
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    Re: How to setup VNC server on RHEL 6.2 on Power ?

    ‏2012-02-28T13:25:04Z  in response to thib
    On our systems here, we're setup for local yum repos, and the firewalls are disabled (lab systems).     But on a fresh install of RHEL 6.2, here's the two commands I used to enable VNC
     
    # yum install tigervnc-server 
    # vncserver 
     
    (not sure it makes a difference, I installed the tigervnc package first, but since that didn't give me what I needed, I added the tigervnc-server package)
    • willschm
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      Re: How to setup VNC server on RHEL 6.2 on Power ?

      ‏2012-02-28T15:32:00Z  in response to Bill_Buros
       > (not sure it makes a difference, I installed the tigervnc package first, but since that didn't give me what I needed, I added the tigervnc-server package)
       
      Right.   tigervnc will be just the client parts, (vncviewer).
      Similar scenario for generically named 'vnc' package on rhel5.7.
      The tightvnc-* package (available on Suse) contains both client and server parts.
       
    • thib
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      Re: How to setup VNC server on RHEL 6.2 on Power ?

      ‏2012-02-28T15:40:16Z  in response to Bill_Buros
       thank you Bill,
       
      I installed it from the RHEL 6.2 DVD iso in my virtual library on my VIOS. 
       
      BTW, I had to update iptables configuration to allow ports for VNC communications with remote VNC viewer.
       
      I'm all set now !