Try this:

The newest versions of XVnc have the patch built in.  Effectively, this
allows a XVnc session to be launced via inetd, and upon initial
connection you are presented with a [XKG]DM login screen.  You can even
configure the web component to do the same.  And, with some clever SSH
tunnels created on bootup, you can encrypt your VNC session.


On Wed, 2003-01-29 at 21:27, Roger Merritt wrote:
> I've installed vnc from the ports and it works fine, but it's annoying to 
> have to log on to my server and start the vncserver every time I want to 
> connect from my desktop PC. One problem is my server has been randomly 
> rebooting (I suspect hardware problems but ...), so I can't just leave the 
> server running.
> I tried putting a start-up script in /usr/local/etc/rc.d and it works, but 
> in the vncserver script itself there is a loop which checks for the 
> availability of commands, including xauth. Apparently during boot-up the 
> PATH doesn't include /usr/X11R6/bin, so on boot-up one of the messages I 
> get is 'vncserver: couldn't find "xauth" on your path' and the server isn't 
> started.
> Can anyone suggest what I should do to make this work?

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