Enabling Tigervnc Causes Fedora 34 to Hang

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Peter Hemmings

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Jul 28, 2021, 6:50:40 PM7/28/21
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Hi,

I have spent a few hours and am locked into a loop!

I have configured Tigervnc and can start the service with:
systemctl start vncserver@:1

Checked status and all is OK.
Rebooted OK and can repeat the above.
If I then do:
systemctl start vncserver@:1
systemctl stop vncserver@:1
and
systemctl enable vncserver@:1
then check it is enabled with "status" and reboot the PC hangs after logging in with a grey screen and no curser.
If I log in in text mode I can see the server is running .
To get my desktop back I have to disable the server and all is OK.
I have tried wayland and non wayland desktops but with the same results.
Can someone suggest why this is happening and how to stop ir hanging the desktop?

Thanks






Pierre Ossman

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Aug 4, 2021, 5:34:50 AM8/4/21
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On 7/29/21 12:50 AM, Peter Hemmings wrote:
> Can someone suggest why this is happening and how to stop ir hanging the
> desktop?
>

Are you using the same user for your VNC session and your local login?
That will generally not work as a lot of modern components are
unfortunately designed to only support a single session.

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