VNC: no profile for user error

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

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.

Author: bpeh

Bernard Peh is a great passioner of web technologies and one of the co-founder of Website Design and Reviews. He works with experienced web designers and developers everyday, developing and designing commercial websites. He specialises mainly in SEO and PHP programming.