more Fedora Cookbook: VNC
Robert P. J. Day
rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Sat Jan 5 12:23:55 UTC 2008
On Sat, 5 Jan 2008, John Summerfield wrote:
> Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> > yes, yes, it's really basic stuff but ...
> > http://www.crashcourse.ca/wiki/index.php/Configuring_VNC
> Here are some things to play with once you have it up.
> killall twm
> The window decorations vanish
> Play with kde for a while, then logout
> play with that for a while, then logout
> killall kwin
> Note that when you don't have an active window manager, focus follows the
> mouse cursor.
> vncserver -kill :1
i've actually been playing with most of the above already, but i'm
reluctant to add too much more to the recipe page since i'm trying to
keep that stuff fairly basic -- as in, just enough to get someone
going, at which point they're on their own. at some point, something
stops being a recipe and turns into a tutorial or HOWTO. sometimes,
it's a tough call to know when to stop. :-)
> # Use "-localhost" to prevent remote VNC clients connecting except
> when # doing so through a secure tunnel. See the "-via" option in
> the # `man vncviewer' manual page.
i only recently noticed the "-via" option, but the man page
explanation for that is hideously uninformative in terms of explaining
what my options are for the "gateway" system. assuming i can use the
VNC client system itself as the gateway, if i'm currently connecting
$ vncviewer 192.168.1.100:5901
how precisely would i extend that to add a "-via" option? that
*would* be worth adding to the recipe.
Robert P. J. Day
Linux Consulting, Training and Annoying Kernel Pedantry
Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA
Home page: http://crashcourse.ca
Fedora Cookbook: http://crashcourse.ca/wiki/index.php/Fedora_Cookbook
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