I have setup ubuntu desktop on an AWS EC2 instance with the following config file:
#!/bin/sh export XKL_XMODMAP_DISABLE=1 export XKB_DEFAULT_RULES=base export XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP="GNOME-Flashback:GNOME" export XDG_MENU_PREFIX="gnome-flashback-" vncconfig -nowin & autocutsel -fork gnome-session --session=gnome-flashback-metacity -- disable-acceleration-check &
I can start vncserver now and connect to the instance using tightvnc, for example. I get my ubuntu GUI, but I am not able to start gnome-control-center. I get the following error on terminal:
(gnome-control-center:3308): Gdk-ERROR **: 20:07:22.389: The program 'gnome-control-center' received an X Window System error. This probably reflects a bug in the program. The error was 'BadRequest (invalid request code or no such operation)'. (Details: serial 104 error_code 1 request_code 149 (RANDR) minor_code 8) (Note to programmers: normally, X errors are reported asynchronously; that is, you will receive the error a while after causing it. To debug your program, run it with the GDK_SYNCHRONIZE environment variable to change this behavior. You can then get a meaningful backtrace from your debugger if you break on the gdk_x_error() function.) Trace/breakpoint trap (core dumped)
Any idea how I can fix this issue? I am also open to other gnome gui options other than gnome-flashback-metacity.