Unable to cooperate at same desktop ?

Mike Miller mbmiller "at" taxa.epi.umn.edu
Wed, 13 Mar 2002 00:45:37 +0000

On Wed, 13 Mar 2002 ericlai "at" globalunichip.com wrote:

> The introduction of VNC says:
> "One desktop can be displayed and used by several viewers at once, allowing
> CSCW-style applications."
> I install VNC on linux(at x86 machine) and try to connect to vncserver from
> two computers to the same desktop(for example display is 2).
> But I only can connect by one, the other will be kick out when next one
> connect to the same desktop.......
> Do I misunderstand the introduction sentence ?

You have to specify that the viewer will access the desktop as 'shared'.
If it is not shared, it will kill other viewers.

Read about it in the docs.

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