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Old 10-15-2008, 10:35 AM   #1
impuls
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Question Problem mirroring an X session


Hello folks!



I hope you can help my out with this:

My goal is it to turn my old Debian box into a multimedia center - directly feeding my LCD TV through VGA.

In order to be able to control the X session on this computer rather conveniently I'm planning to 'mirror' the session onto my laptop via wifi [ergo - using it as a remote control].


The last few days I've been putting some effort into trying to realize this with VNC. Without success.
I never managed to actually 'join' the session which opened up after an init 5 boot. Besides - the quality on the client side leaves a lot to be desired.


Do you have any ideas concerning the 'mirroring' of an X session?
About the VNC [tightvnc] configuration - or maybe even a totally different approach to this issue?




Thanks in advance.

Regards from Vienna
Michael;
 
Old 10-15-2008, 04:09 PM   #2
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try looking up nxserver, it may help you. The open source version is called FreeNX.
 
  


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