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VNC remote control

Connect to a running X session

$ x11vnc

Then connect to host:5901 (usually; uses the first free port above 5900)

Display manager with mandatory login is running

Obtain its DISPLAY and XAUTHORITY (ps axue | grep [X]AUTH),

# x11vnc -display DISPLAY -auth XAUTHORITY

Then connect and log in.

Independent X server

Run vncserver from tightvncserver package. A new screen is created.

vnc.txt · Last modified: 2016-01-11 06:29:09 (external edit)