If you want to vnc into the server with gnome and get a vnc error like so
Mon Aug 24 09:54:02 2009 vncext: VNC extension running! vncext: Listening for VNC connections on port 5901 vncext: Listening for HTTP connections on port 5801 vncext: created VNC server for screen 0 localuser:bpeh being added to access control list No profile for user 'bpeh' found SESSION_MANAGER=local/lamit:/tmp/.ICE-unix/13642
check your home dir permission. it should not be writable by anyone (I like permission 750) and the file .dmrc within your home dir should have 644 permission.