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Old 07-27-2010, 06:41 AM   #1
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Dynamically change display of an xterm or program

Hello there.
If I do
setenv DISPLAY other_machine:0
and launch a gui application I can send this application to my other_machine

Is there any mean (utility or whatever) to send an OPEN application to another machine (by its pid eventually)

So if I have an nedit open, and its pid is 13245, I could do something like send_to_display pid=13245 machine=other_machine:0


Old 07-27-2010, 06:46 AM   #2
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Hmm .. no. It WOULD be possible only, if the application implemented this functionality itself, because it had to connect to a different X-Server while running and re-create all of its windows/widgets etc there. I don't know of any application supporting this.

But: If you need this, just start the application for example inside a VNC session, using the Xvnc X-Server. So you can connect to the vnc X-Server from anywhere, getting it to display on your local monitor, without requiring the application to know anything of this.


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