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Old 06-28-2004, 02:40 AM   #1
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thin client and linux


Hello !
Can i connect a thin client to linux machine and support graphics?
Here it is configured so that thin client boots-up and it connect to the server machine(linux)
through telnet. I have given the command
$xhost +
in the server.
How can i get the desktop of the server on thin client?
 
Old 06-28-2004, 03:13 AM   #2
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You need LINUX running on your thin client to handle X Window requests. If its another OS, you have to use something like TightVNC or a similar remote desktop program.
 
Old 06-28-2004, 06:23 AM   #3
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It is a Winbee thin client. So i have to use tightVNC. OK.

But what is xhost?
how can i run a graphic application from another system?
 
  


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