on Linux/KDE, how do I let someone see my active screen?
kevin "at" ank.com
Tue Apr 27 05:43:01 2004
Derek at CD Baby wrote:
>Hi VNC gang - I hope someone can help. I'm stuck:
>I've set up a VNC server on a Windows box before, so that
>someone remote can see what I'm doing (or control my mouse)
>on my Windows box.
>It's been working fine for a year with realvnc.
>Now I'm trying to do the same thing in Linux/KDE.
>(Let someone see my active screen - same thing I see.)
>But it's only starting a NEW X11 window/session/server.
>How can I get the unix vncserver to show my existing window?
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KDE has desktop sharing built in. Look for 'System/Remote
Access/Desktop Sharing'. Configuration is through the KDE control
center under 'Internet & Network/Desktop Sharing'. This tool implements
the RFB protocol so it can talk to any VNC client, but to configure it
so that it can handle unrequested connections you'll have to alter the
default settings by checking the box labelled 'Allow uninvited connections'.
For anyone not running KDE, you'll need to download the X0rfb code and
port it forward to the latest version of X (or find someone else who has
already done so.)
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