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I have a desktop PC I want to remote desktop to, I also like the concept of virtual displays, so no one can see what I'm doing as I do it unless they connect to the display (as opposed to the standard vino setup where whatever I do would be shown on any real displays attached to the PC).

The problem is I that when I connect to it, the desktop seems broken, the theme goes gray (windows 95 style) and some icons are even missing (see image below).

My xstartup script looks like:

$ cat .vnc/xstartup 

xrdb $HOME/.Xresources
xsetroot -solid grey
#x-terminal-emulator -geometry 80x24+10+10 -ls -title "$VNCDESKTOP Desktop" &
#x-window-manager &
# Fix to make GNOME work
#exec ck-launch-session startxfce4
startxfce4 &
#xfce4-session &

Please help,

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