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Re: [opensuse] VNC Remote Desktop management
  • From: Anders Johansson <ajh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 7 Nov 2007 22:45:56 +0100
  • Message-id: <200711072245.56317.ajh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Wednesday 07 November 2007 22:22:04 Andy Harrison wrote:
On 11/7/07, Anders Johansson wrote:
What do you use as a vnc server?

I'm not sure which vnc server I'm using. While I just enabled it from
YaST, I don't see Xvnc present.

(546)[4:13pm] > ps uaxww | grep -i vnc | grep -v grep
(547)[4:13pm] > sudo lsof -i | grep -i vnc
Xorg 16932 root 16u IPv4 398702 TCP *:vnc-server

Oh dear, you're using the built-in vnc server in X. I would advise against
that, it has a long history of instability. The standalone versions are
better

Should the dcop method still work? That'd be nice and easy to script.

Yes, it will work so long as you're in KDE, but only if you do a separate
login through vnc. If you're sharing your "real" desktop, it won't work

If you're sharing your real desktop, I would recommend the KDE "remote desktop
sharing", under "system" in your menu. That will give you a systray icon
where you can comfortably control everything

Anders

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