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Re: [K12OSN] VNC and LTSP terminal client problem



ive had my moments as well..five mor or less identical rhel3 installs..but
one ill be damned if i can get icewm to work on it..even had fabian franz
the author working on it..i did learn a lot of diagnostic stuff..but still
one server works only in kde..chuck

> I'll second that, with one caveat.  VNC is better than having to drive to
> the server,
> but NX is like being there, real time.  The caveat is that I have two
> systems in
> different locations, running the same version of K12LTSP, 4.2.2.  On one,
> NX works like
> a champ; on the other, I cannot get connected.  Plus, on the one that
> works, I've got a
> buddy who cannot connect it.  So, it's great when it works, but it's a bit
> inconsistent
> for me so far.
>
> Petre
>
> cliebow midmaine com wrote:
>> 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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