How to remote contact x server
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Sun Mar 13 21:36:47 PST 2005
Am Sun, Mar 13, 2005 at 01:20:14PM -0500 Bart Silverstrim schrieb:
> On Mar 13, 2005, at 1:10 PM, Martin Schweizer wrote:
> >I've two X server: a client and a server. How I can contact from the
> >the server (I read some articles but did not find a solution)? I can
> >successfully start X applications over SSH but I can't contact the
> >xdm. What
> >do I wrong?
> What do you mean? If you're starting the X app on the remote system
> using X-forwarding with ssh, you're running a remote application using
> the remote system's CPU and memory. If you're trying to do something
> like open a whole X session on the remote system like a remote
> terminal, something like a "remote desktop", you'd probably need to
> look into using something like VNC over SSH or something using XNest
> may work.
Now I can start remote applications (like OpenOffice) remote without problems.
My goals are to use a "remote desktop" (like you describe). Is there a VNC
server for X?
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