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Old 10-07-2005, 06:44 AM   #1
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VNC Remote


Hi!

Question about VNC. In the past when I have used it, I notice that it always creates a new session. How do I get VNC to interact with the currently open desktop that is viewable on the screen attached to the VNC server?

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David
 
Old 10-07-2005, 07:09 AM   #2
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Generally vnc is designed to use it's own dedicated subserver for a new desktop, but as you assume, you can do it with alternative servesr like x11vnc. this will do exactly what you want, but there is also i *think* a built in X module that will do it as a default part of the X config. also gnome and kde can presumably enable this export ini osme config file somewhere.
 
Old 10-10-2005, 06:41 AM   #3
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I need help with this, if anyone has figured out exactly how to do this, then PLEASE LET ME KNOW!
 
Old 10-10-2005, 07:39 AM   #4
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you need to read the standard documentation that comes with each piece of software, and start your own threads when you have specific issues that don't expect a step by step guide, not tag onto existing ones.
 
Old 10-10-2005, 07:39 AM   #5
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To see and interact with the current desktop i.e. Display:0 have a look here..
http://www.linux-noob.com/forums/ind...showtopic=1219

I have done this and it works a treat over my local LAN. It will go over the web as well through a ssh tunnel but thats another thread.
Hope this helps,
David.
 
Old 10-11-2005, 09:26 AM   #6
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why you bothered posting that acid_kewpie I'll never understand...

Now on to better things, thank you very much guys for pointing me in the right direction, I've read the links and I'll definitely try that, seems easy, hopefully it will be...
 
Old 10-11-2005, 10:22 AM   #7
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For anyone setting up vnc then this link here is useful.
 
Old 10-11-2005, 10:54 AM   #8
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why you bothered posting that acid_kewpie I'll never understand...
Just trying to stop people making a horrible mess of this place.
 
Old 10-13-2005, 06:24 AM   #9
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done

ok. I've done it now, it was actually very easy.

acid_kewpie, you waste space by saying the obvious, although my original post was a bit too much of a cry for help, I just didn't know which stupid x server they wanted me to try next from searching, I just used my own with a module and 4-5 lines of config.

Thanks very much to everyone else for the usefuls pointers. Appreciate it. They did the trick and I can now control the monitor screen display.

Anybody wanting to VNC their monitor's display, follow above links, they're all you need!
 
Old 10-13-2005, 09:27 AM   #10
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I've noticed that the connection could be faster. I wanna get rid of the wallpaper like in the windows version, but I can't find a parameter on the VNC website.

Does anybody know how to set the linux VNC server to not send the wallpaper background?

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