Share desktop with XOrg
erik+freebsd at cepheid.org
Thu Jan 19 10:21:12 PST 2006
On Wed, Jan 18, 2006 at 06:15:55PM +0100, User Gandalf wrote:
> Kilian Hagemann wrote:
> >On Wednesday 18 January 2006 18:08, User Gandalf pondered:
> >>Is it possible to share a desktop under the XOrg server? Is there a port
> >>for this? I'm aware of the -display option of X based programs. What I
> >>need is not a remote desktop connection. I would like to share my
> >>desktop to another user so he can see what I see.
> >Yes, the stock Xorg server doesn't though. You could use VNC, but in my
> >experience that just opens up another X display where you login separately
> >using kdm/gdm/xdm or whatever.
> >I suggest you use KDE's desktop sharing (krfb, in the menu under "System",
> >part of the "kdenetwork" package, tested on 3.4.1). Does what you want.
> I hoped there is a more native solution. I prefer gtk over kde but what
> can I do?
The x11vnc port may do what you want. Give that a look.
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