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VNC problem: Error: could not run xauth

xiaobinyuan
Regular Advisor

VNC problem: Error: could not run xauth

I installed VNC server ON HPUX 11.11, but when I start it with "vncserver", there always would be a error:
VNC Server Enterprise Edition E4.5 (r22160) - built Mar 31 2009 00:45:34
Copyright (C) 2002-2009 RealVNC Ltd.
See http://www.realvnc.com for information on VNC.
RandomStream: warning: no OS supplied random source - using rand()
RandomStream: warning: no OS supplied random source - using rand()
sh: xauth: not found.
Error: could not run xauth

I don't what is this error about.
Can any one help me about this.
any suggestion would be very appreciated!
Xiaobin
2 REPLIES
avizen9
Esteemed Contributor

Re: VNC problem: Error: could not run xauth

there could be display issue,
try to set display,
check below url

http://unix.derkeiler.com/Newsgroups/comp.unix.solaris/2003-10/1138.html
Dennis Handly
Acclaimed Contributor

Re: VNC problem: Error: could not run xauth

>sh: xauth: not found.

This probably means you don't have /usr/bin/X11 in your $PATH.