YaST does not run when accessing the system remotely through VNC
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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (SLES 11)
The problem can happen with or without Support Pack 1 (SP1) installed.
If "yast2" is executed directly from a terminal window the YaST Control Center will usually run but none of the selections will work.
Executing the yast2 command with the module to run (such as "yast2 sound") will normally work.
For some reason the /root/.Xauthority file has become corrupt. Deleting the file will fix the problem.
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- Document ID:7006548
- Creation Date: 02-Aug-2010
- Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
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