[K12OSN] VNC and LTSP terminal client problem

cliebow at midmaine.com cliebow at midmaine.com
Thu Jun 1 20:37:12 UTC 2006

nx has it all over vnc..i used it from France to get a desktop here in Maine
and for the patient it works on a dialup..chuck
> Casey Mynott wrote:
>> ps. Is their a way to actually remotely connect to the server using VNC
>> so I can log in as root to the server rather than the terminal login
>> that I am getting? Thanks!
> If you use SSH to connect to the server, you can create a tunnel for VNC
> to use to
> connect to the server, like so:
> ssh -L 3700:localhost:5900 server
> You'll get a normal ssh session, but while that's running, point your
> local vncviewer at
> localhost:3700 and it will be redirected to the server's 5900 port where
> the xvncserver
> is listening.  TightVNC has this ability built-in I believe, but I tend to
> use this
> method because it works no matter what.  It's also handy for tunneling
> other things like
>   doing Webmin management, etc.
> Petre
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