[NZLUG] VNC server/viewer setup help required

Volker Kuhlmann list0570 at paradise.net.nz
Thu Jul 14 11:36:29 NZST 2016


On Thu 14 Jul 2016 10:46:33 NZST +1200, Cliff Pratt wrote:

> If nothing else works, try replacing the 'startkde &' line with
> 'exec startkde'.

What specifically do you expect to change with this?

The former starts a new program from scratch by the shell script, which
then continues on, exiting the shell at the end of the script. The
latter replaces the shell process with the startkde process, while
keeping all file handles etc open. Think of it as gutting the core and
putting a new one in while running. I can't remember seeing a case where
shell scripts are used to open files which are then passed on to the
program started by the script. But it's worth a try and might get closer
to the problem.

Volker

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