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Old 06-17-2004, 05:27 PM   #1
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Multiple X sessions via VNC


Is there a way that I can access an "X" session via VNC without interrupting the foreground "X" user. Kinda like an application server for windows machines
 
Old 06-17-2004, 05:52 PM   #2
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Sure. Telnet or SSH to the box and run
Code:
vncserver :x
where x is a number for the display. Start with 1, if that doesn't work, try 2, etc. Once it says "New 'X' desktop is machine_name_here:1", run vncviewer from another machine and connect to machine_name:x where x is the number shown above. It will not kill the x on the machine you are connecting to. Obviously there will be some degredation of performance since 2 people are working on the same box and processors can only do so much.
 
  


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