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# 1  
Old 06-06-2011
vncserver gnome display error

Hi all,

I installed vncserver on fedora core 10.
I am able to start vncserver and access it via vncviewer but i am not getting gnome display. I am getting the following errors.

1) The panel has encountered a fatal error: the panel could not register with bonobo activation server (error code:3) and will exi. It may be automatically restarted.
2) Nautilus cannot be used now, due to unexpected error.
Nautilus cannot be used now, due to an unexpected error from Bonobo when attempting to register the file manager view server.

xstartup script as part of vncserver i am using is below

[vct@console-0124 .vnc]$ more xstartup
#exec /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc
[ -x /etc/vnc/xstartup ] && exec /etc/vnc/xstartup
[ -r $HOME/.Xresources ] && xrdb $HOME/.Xresources
xsetroot -solid grey
vncconfig -iconic &
xterm -geometry 80x24+10+10 -ls -title "$VNCDESKTOP Desktop" &
exec twm &
#startx &
#exec gnome-session &

what could be wrong.
# 2  
Old 06-06-2011
# 3  
Old 06-06-2011
Hi DGPickett,
Thanks for quick reply.

i tried to kill bonobo-activation-server but ended up with following error.

[vct@console-0124 .vnc]$ killall bonobo-activation-server
bonobo-activation-server: no process killed

# 4  
Old 06-06-2011
Yes, that shows it did not start, perhaps due to some configuration problem as described in various pages I Googled. Read on. Bonobo / GNOME startup errors = dead PRAM battery? - Ubuntu Forums
# 5  
Old 06-06-2011
Hi DGPickett,

Thank you for reply and link.
The link seems like a solution for an apple laptop.
The system i have the problem is a fedora workstation.
The date and hwclock on this workstation are almost similar

[root@console-0124 ~]# date
Mon Jun  6 21:00:42 EDT 2011
[root@console-0124 ~]# hwclock
Mon 06 Jun 2011 09:00:46 PM EDT  -0.424362 seconds
[root@console-0124 ~]#

the problem still persists.
# 6  
Old 06-07-2011
Well, under all that apple gui is a UNIX. Some of the online fixes looked at versions that had hardwired config file locations. The problem is that bonobo did not launch, and it needs a config file or so.
# 7  
Old 06-09-2011
Hi all,

I have another workstation identical to the one where i am having trouble in logging into GUI. (both have same OS fedora core 10)
I am posting few commands from both to see if that helps

Below are from the one where i have problem

[root@console-0124 ~]# ps -ef|grep X
root      3909  3870  0 Jun06 tty7     00:00:32 /usr/bin/X :0 -auth /var/lib/xdm/authdir/authfiles/A:0-4Mjszr
vct      11530 11311  0 Jun07 ?        00:00:00 /usr/bin/ssh-agent /etc/X11/xinit/Xclients
root     19516 19381  0 14:48 pts/0    00:00:00 grep X
[root@console-0124 ~]# ps -ef|grep Xorg
root     19518 19381  0 14:48 pts/0    00:00:00 grep Xorg
[root@console-0124 ~]# ps -ef|grep bonobo
root     19520 19381  0 14:49 pts/0    00:00:00 grep bonobo
[root@console-0124 ~]# ps -ef|grep nauti
root     19522 19381  0 14:49 pts/0    00:00:00 grep nauti
[root@console-0124 ~]#

Below are from the workstation which is working fine

[root@console-recon-0124 ~]# ps -ef|grep X
root      5078  5077  0 May11 tty1     02:36:41 /usr/bin/Xorg :0 -nr -verbose -auth /var/run/gdm/auth-for-gdm-QfEeV5/database -nolisten tcp vt1
root     23060 22801  0 13:51 pts/0    00:00:00 grep X
[root@console-recon-0124 ~]# ps -ef|grep Xorg
root      5078  5077  0 May11 tty1     02:36:41 /usr/bin/Xorg :0 -nr -verbose -auth /var/run/gdm/auth-for-gdm-QfEeV5/database -nolisten tcp vt1
root     23062 22801  0 13:51 pts/0    00:00:00 grep Xorg
[root@console-recon-0124 ~]# ps -ef|grep bonobo
vct       5620     1  0 May11 ?        00:00:00 /usr/libexec/bonobo-activation-server --ac-activate --ior-output-fd=17
vct      20225     1  0 May27 ?        00:00:00 /usr/libexec/bonobo-activation-server --ac-activate --ior-output-fd=22
root     23064 22801  0 13:51 pts/0    00:00:00 grep bonobo
[root@console-recon-0124 ~]# ps -ef|grep nauti
vct       5618  5340  0 May11 ?        00:00:33 nautilus --no-desktop --browser
root     23066 22801  0 13:52 pts/0    00:00:00 grep nauti
[root@console-recon-0124 ~]#

Please advice me on how to troubleshoot this problem.
Thanks in advance!
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