VNC software for two local machines
vnclist "at" cbhome.us
Tue Nov 9 15:31:01 2004
On Mon, Nov 08, 2004 at 11:05:14PM -0800, Chao He wrote:
> I am looking for a software based on VNC I saw about two years ago but I
> forgot its name.
> It is a very interesting VNC software. Instead of helping users to access a
> remote machine from local (home) machine, that software helps users use two
> local machines in a very natural way. User will see monitors of both
> machines and users can move the mouse and focus from one monitor the the
> other one as if both monitors are connected to a dual-head display card in
> one machine.
> In this way, user can use one keyboard and one mouse to control two
> machines without the trouble of using Alt-Tab to switch between remote
> desktop and local desktop.
> Anyone here knows this software?
You can use either win2vnc or x2vnc, depending on the operating system
of the machine that you are plugged into directly (the one that has the
keyboard and mouse that you want to use). You run a VNC server on the
It works very well for what you'd like to do.