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Old 07-21-2019, 02:49 AM   #1
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Second Screen for guest


I don't know the appropriate title for my problem further I don't know it is possible or not, so sorry if I asked something impossible.

I have two computers 1 I am working on and other one is spare, I want the other computer to show my screen when I want it to. As there is no one to control other computer is there any way to do so ?

My situation is like this:

Suppose I am doing some of my customer my work on computer 1, while doing my work my customer want to see what I have done I want to give the live preview on second computer on which there is no operator. How to do it?
 
Old 07-21-2019, 07:40 AM   #2
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I don't know the appropriate title for my problem further I don't know it is possible or not, so sorry if I asked something impossible.

I have two computers 1 I am working on and other one is spare, I want the other computer to show my screen when I want it to. As there is no one to control other computer is there any way to do so ?

My situation is like this:

Suppose I am doing some of my customer my work on computer 1, while doing my work my customer want to see what I have done I want to give the live preview on second computer on which there is no operator. How to do it?
First, it CAN be done. How you want to do it depends upon where you are starting from.

Important points you have not specified:
1. what OS are you running (I presume some Linux distribution, but what version of which distribution matters) on each machine?
2. what desktop are you running?
3. what do you really need to share? A terminal window, a gui application window, the entire desktop, etc.?

If I wanted something like this I might fire up a VNC server and access it on my local machine, and access it in view only mode from the other machine. VNC CAN be set that way and I have used it a lot. It is a good enough answer for the general case.

There are other options, and we need to know a lot more about what you ARE doing and what you WANT to do before we can be sure we are recommending the right tool for the job.
 
Old 07-21-2019, 11:15 AM   #3
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You could just ssh -X from the 2nd pc to the first. Ex:
First pc's ip address is 192.168.0.100 and the user on that pc is me

ssh -X me@192.168.0.100

Just do a cd to the right directory and run the app. I am assuming both pc's
are linux. The -X parm allows you to run Gui type apps across a network
connection.
 
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You could just ssh -X from the 2nd pc to the first. Ex:
First pc's ip address is 192.168.0.100 and the user on that pc is me

ssh -X me@192.168.0.100

Just do a cd to the right directory and run the app. I am assuming both pc's
are linux. The -X parm allows you to run Gui type apps across a network
connection.
Yes, but it does not allow him to WORK the session while the guest is WATCHING him work the session, but on the other machine. From what little he has posted, I took it that this is his objective. We will both have to wait for him to add the additional information that will make things clear.
 
Old 07-22-2019, 02:54 AM   #5
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Both computers are using Ubuntu distros. The suggestion of vnc or ssh request is client oriented but I want the process should be server oriented.
 
Old 07-22-2019, 06:17 AM   #6
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Both computers are using Ubuntu distros. The suggestion of vnc or ssh request is client oriented but I want the process should be server oriented.
VNC requires a server and a client. In fact, every solution I can think of requires one of each. Please make your thinking clear as I do not believe that I understand.
 
Old 07-22-2019, 09:51 AM   #7
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Simply I want to control the client screen from server computers
 
Old 07-22-2019, 08:47 PM   #8
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I think screentask is supposed to do what you want:

https://sourceforge.net/projects/screentask/
 
Old 07-25-2019, 04:17 AM   #9
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Simply I want to control the client screen from server computers
Basically, you want a duplicate screen?

Whatever you do on the first screen is also done on the second screen?

Is that what you mean?
 
  


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