#27 Fedora Core 1 KDE issues


1) Start a KDE session in Fedora Core 1,

2) Start a konsole app.

3) Replace /usr/bin/Xvnc with the binary included with

4) Start Xvnc using the vncserver script included with
TightVNC version 1.2.9: "vncserver -geometry
1280x1024". This starts a xf4vnc server on :1.

5) When using a viewer to connect to :1, the KDE icons
and fonts are not antialiased.

6) Run vncserver -kill :1 to kill the Xvnc process.

7) Click Launcher->"Run Command..." and run the same
command as in step 4) to start Xvnc.

8) Now, when using a viewer to connect to :1, the KDE
icons and fonts DISPLAY CORRECTLY.

I think this has to do with support of the RENDER
extensinon since I get the same behavior when I run
with the normal TightVNC Xvnc.

If i use the vnc.so module and connect the viewer to
:0, fonts and icons display correctly.


  • Alan Hourihane

    Alan Hourihane - 2005-04-09

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    I highly suspect that your vncserver script is not picking
    up your newly installed /usr/bin/Xvnc - so check the PATH.
    The RENDER extension is supported in xf4vnc in both Xvnc and

    Just try doing an xdpyinfo to check that RENDER is displayed
    on the extensions list.

  • thomase00

    thomase00 - 2005-04-11

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    Nope that's not it. xdpyinfo lists the RENDER extension.
    Also, if I click the Information->X-Server display in the
    KDE Control Center, it lists XF4VNC as the "Vendor String".

    Can you reproduce this by following the above steps? I
    understand that this is not necssarily easy unless you have
    access to a Fedora Core 1 install. I wouldn't be suprised
    though if this did not happen with ANY distribution
    including KDE.

    It may very well have something to do with the environment
    in some way other than PATH because I get different behavior
    if the vncserver script is invoked from a shell vs. invoked
    from the "Run Command..." GUI tool. Are there any
    environment variables in particular that are needed/queried
    by the Xvnc binary?

  • Alan Hourihane

    Alan Hourihane - 2005-04-12
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  • Alan Hourihane

    Alan Hourihane - 2005-04-12

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    No, I can't replicate the problem here. It all works fine.

    Attach a copy of the 'xdpyinfo' output to this bug to see if
    I can spot any problems with your environment.

  • Alan Hourihane

    Alan Hourihane - 2006-08-01

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    Is this still a problem ?

  • thomase00

    thomase00 - 2006-08-02

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    No. Go ahead and close it.

  • Alan Hourihane

    Alan Hourihane - 2006-08-02
    • status: open --> closed

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