VNC + Emacs *Without* a Window Manager

Seak, Teng-Fong tfseak "at" futurmaster.com
Mon Apr 19 10:25:01 2004


	In Unix/Linux, IIRC, if an X-app is launched as a console command, it's possible to press Ctrl+something (Ctrl+Z ?) to pause it and "push" it to background tasks.  And later on, with its job number, (using ps to get the list of PID), you could pick it up again.

> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : James Painter [mailto:jpainter "at" blackmesacapital.com]
> Envoyi : samedi 17 avril 2004 22:14
> @ : vnc-list "at" realvnc.com
> Objet : Re: VNC + Emacs *Without* a Window Manager
> 
> Tennis Smith wrote:
> 
> >Thanks for the response. I'm not sure what you mean by a remote X app.
> >:)  But if it means that I have to restart Emacs between connections to
> >the server, then that isn't what I'm looking for.  The strength of VNC
> >is that I can log off it and then log on sometime later and the
> >environment is unchanged.
> >
> >Am I still misunderstanding?
> >
> >
> 
> The remote X app approach would me restarting Emacs each time you need
> to reestablish a connection. If you really need that, you might have to
> live with exporting the Solaris  full desktop.  As far as I know,  there
> isn't a way to export only an individual app window with VNC.  I'm not a
> VNC developer, so if I am wrong, hopefully someone will correct me.
> 
> --Jamie
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