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I have a remote ubuntu server 10.04 32 bit which I'd like to access with vnc. I followed this tut http://www.havetheknowhow.com/Configure-the-server/Install-VNC.html to install vncserver and then gnome core.

I connected successfully with tightvnc client but screen is just greyed why ?

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Perhaps you don't have a windowmanager installed/configured. What are the contents of .vnc/xstartup, and what does .vnc/$(hostname):1.log say?

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