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Changing Remote Desktop Preferences Through Remote Shell


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#1 Ziggy54354

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Posted 11 April 2008 - 04:55 PM

hey, i stupidly messed up my password for my remote desktop in ubuntu. I can still SSH to my server though. Anyone know how I can set the remote desktop password from the terminal?
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Posted 11 April 2008 - 05:15 PM

hey, i stupidly messed up my password for my remote desktop in ubuntu. I can still SSH to my server though. Anyone know how I can set the remote desktop password from the terminal?

Might try this one. http://ubuntuforums....ad.php?t=612661


sudo vncpasswd /root/.vncpasswd ? Found that here http://www.movingtof...edgy-gnu-linux/

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Posted 11 April 2008 - 05:59 PM

didn't work :( i was prompted to type and retype a password but im assuming it didnt write it to the right place or something. the second method didnt work at all.
Current Rig:

Intel E8400 4ghz | DFI Blood-Iron P35 | EVGA 9800GTX+
2x 320GB Seagate 1x 500GB Seagate 1x 1.5TB Seagate | 4GB G.Skill pc8000 PQ


Ubuntu Rig:

AXP 1.4ghz 200FSB 7x | Abit NF-7s | 6800GS
200GB Seagate | 1gb Corsair XMS pc3200 2-2-2-11