Linux – VNC Blank Screen

Edit the/root/.vnc/xstartup file so it reads,xrdb $HOME/.Xresources
xsetroot -solid grey
x-terminal-emulator -geometry 80x24+10+10 -ls -title "$VNCDESKTOP Desktop" &
gnome-session &

After doing this kill the vnc processes and restart. 

Note : You may need to change the last line if you are using KDE.

Rick Donato

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