Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Quick steps to installing gnome-session and Metacity on RedHat and configuring vnc

The following is a quick guide to installing gnome-session and Metacity on RedHat and to configure VNC to use them.


Install gnome-session

sudo yum install gnome-session

Install Metacity

sudo yum install metacity


Configure VNC


cp /root/.vnc/xstartup /root/.vnc/xstartup.backup
vi $HOME/.vnc/xstartup
If the file contains the line twm & then remove it
Add the following to the bottom of the file:


gnome-session&
metacity&


Save your changes
Restart vncserver
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