Problems adding Xvnc parameters to VNC config file

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Problems adding Xvnc parameters to VNC config file

Post by syosil_jacob » 2021/01/06 08:43:22

Hi all,

I recently ran an update on my CentOS 8 based server and now I am at version:

CentOS Linux release 8.3.2011

This gave me a new way of starting VNC sessions using systemd. It works fine for basic configuration of the VNC session but I have some problems when trying to add more Xvnc options. By default the format in the $HOME/.vnc/config is the following:


which translates into:

-depth 24 -pn

this is all fine but what about the Xvnc options such as +/-extensions? Adding the line:


This will then become:

-extension DOUBLE-BUFFER

Which disable the DOUBLE-BUFFER extension. How do you actually enable these extensions? What is the format for the config file to get

+extension DOUBLE-BUFFER

I simply cannot find anything that guides me in that direction?

I tried:


but this is expanded to:

-+extension DOUBLE-BUFFER

Which is obviously wrong.

Any advice will help.

Thanks, JSA

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