VNC is a great product that allows you to get a GUI session between different or the same O/S. This article describes installing VNC on a Fedora 16 box
|1.||Using YumEx or similar install TigerVNC|
– Where I have “:1.” to which ever port you want to use
|3.||Edit the new file, specifically change “root” to the user you wish to start VNC
ExecStart=/sbin/runuser -l root -c "/usr/bin/vncserver %i" ExecStop=/sbin/runuser -l root -c "/usr/bin/vncserver -kill %i"
|4.||Run the following to enable
systemctl enable vncserver@:1.service
|5.||Now that you have enabled it VNC will start automatically. If you want to start it now
you should run
systemctl start vncserver@:1.service
If you are like me the default resolution is not the one you want. One of the suggestions is to change the “.service” file to something like:
ExecStart=/sbin/runuser -l root -c "/usr/bin/vncserver %i" -geometry 1280x1024 ExecStop=/sbin/runuser -l root -c "/usr/bin/vncserver -kill %i"
This would potentially change the VNC session to 1280×1024. This didn’t work for me, what did work was to change the resolution the normal way by going into the VNC session and selecting “Display” from the “System Settings” – it does seem to stick even through reboots.