VNC: Which desktop it displays
shane.presley at gmail.com
Mon Dec 6 14:59:48 UTC 2004
I'm running VNC (pre-installed) with FC3. My client/view is on Windows 2000.
To configure VNC I modified /etc/sysconfig/vncservers
And set a password. Then started the service "service vncserver start"
Starts up fine, and I can connect with my viewer to port 5901.
I'm new to Linux, so I'm confused about what desktop I am seeing. I
know with VNC server on a windows server, you get the display that the
local mouse/keyboard/monitor sees. There's only one desktop.
With FC3, I seem to be getting a new virtual desktop. I guess that
would be useful to run X applications. But is there a way to use VNC
to display the exact same thing that my locally attached
keyboard/mouse/monitor see? So if I change something remotely using
VNC, the local monitor also displays my changes. Just as if I was at
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