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Date: 2014sep6 Distro: Fedora Os: Linux Warning: This didn't work in the end so I switched to X11 Q. How can I VNC to a headless Fedora box? A. I installed tigervnc-server but then then when I VNCed in I could not get past the login screen - seemed like the <enter> key was being pressed. I used a variant of the instructions here: http://www.janbambas.cz/headless-fedora-20-and-vnc-with-autologin/ I installeddnf install xorg-x11-drv-dummyThis is my /etc/X11/xorg.conf that worked:Section "Device" Identifier "Dummy" Option "NoDDC" "true" Option "IgnoreEDID" "true" Driver "dummy" EndSection Section "Screen" DefaultDepth 24 Identifier "Screen0" Device "Dummy" EndSectionI did't mention anything about resolution. When I rebooted, VNCed to myhost:10 I entered the VNC password and withOUT the user login screen entered a Gnome session. I used auto-scaleing in UltraVNC for Windows. Oops, this only works after a fresh reboot. So after a boot I when into Settings > Privacy and disabled the lock screen. Not sure what to do for the odd times when I want to plugin a monitor and mouse.
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