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TurboVNC 1.2.x Window Manager Compatibility Report

The following window manager configurations have been tested either by us or by the TurboVNC community using the TurboVNC 1.2.x server. If you know of any issues that are not described here, please submit a bug report. If you have information about other WM configurations, please contact us.

O/SWindow ManagerKnown Issues
FreeBSD 8.4GNOME 2.32.xWarnings in log about lack of XKEYBOARD and RANDR 1.2+ extensions. "Monitors" applet in Preferences prints warning about lack of RANDR 1.2+ and aborts.
OS XTWMNone
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (and equivalents)GNOME 2.8.xWarnings in log about lack of XKEYBOARD extension.
 KDE 3.3.xWarnings in log about lack of DPMS, XFree86-Misc extensions.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (and equivalents)GNOME 2.16.xWarnings in log about lack of XKEYBOARD extension. Requires export XKL_XMODMAP_DISABLE=1 in ~/.vnc/xstartup.turbovnc to work around keyboard mapping issues.
 KDE 3.5.xWarnings in log about lack of DPMS, XFree86-Misc extensions.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (and equivalents)GNOME 2.28.xWarnings in log about lack of DPMS, GLX extensions.
 GNOME 2.28.x w/ Desktop EffectsCannot work due to lack of Composite extension.
 KDE 4.3.xWarnings in log about lack of GLX extension.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (and equivalents)GNOME Classic 3.8.xCannot work due to lack of Composite extension.
 GNOME 3.8.xCannot work due to lack of Composite extension.
 KDE 4.10.xWarnings in log about lack of XKEYBOARD extension. Window minimize/maximize/close gadgets do not work due to lack of XFIXES v5+.
 MATE 1.8.x (installed via EPEL)Warnings in log about lack of XKEYBOARD and RANDR 1.2+ extensions. mate-panel crashes when clicking on the taskbar or right-clicking on the desktop.
Solaris 10GNOME 2.6.xNone
SuSE Linux Enterprise 11GNOME 2.24.xWarnings in log about lack of XKEYBOARD extension. Requires export XKL_XMODMAP_DISABLE=1 in ~/.vnc/xstartup.turbovnc to work around keyboard mapping issues. "Screen Resolution" app in Control Center fails with "could not get the range of screen sizes".
 KDE 4.1.xWarnings in log about lack of XKEYBOARD, DPMS, XFree86-Misc extensions.
Ubuntu 10.04 LTSGNOME 2.30.xWarnings in log about lack of XKEYBOARD extension. "Monitors" applet in Preferences prints warning about lack of RANDR 1.2+ and aborts.
Ubuntu 12.04 LTSUnity 2D 5.12.x/5.14.xWarnings in log about lack of XKEYBOARD, RANDR 1.2+ extensions. "Displays" applet prints warning about lack of RANDR 1.2+ and causes System Settings to abort.
Ubuntu 14.04 LTSGNOME 3.8.x (fallback)Warnings in log about lack of XKEYBOARD, RANDR 1.2+, XFIXES extensions. Segfaults.
 Unity 7.2.xCannot work due to lack of Composite extension.
Ubuntu 15.04GNOME 3.14.x (flashback)Starts but does not display menu bar
 MATE 1.8.xNone

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