How to remote contact x server
bsilver at chrononomicon.com
Mon Mar 14 05:46:36 PST 2005
On Mar 14, 2005, at 12:38 AM, Martin Schweizer wrote:
> Hello Bart
> 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
> My goals are to use a "remote desktop" (like you describe). Is there a
> server for X?
There is; there should be some documentation for it if you google for
VNC x terminal. Someone else may have more specific search terms, but
I remember experimenting with this a few months ago.
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