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Re: Attaching to a remote desktop?

On Wed, June 29, 2005 12:01, Alan Pope said:
> On 29/06/05, Jorge Tomé Hernando <jorge@jorgetome.info> wrote:
>> On Wed, June 29, 2005 11:34, Arjen Verweij said:
>> > L.S.,
>> >
>> > I'm looking for a mechanism to connect to a machine that runs Debian.
>> My
>> > ...
>> > Can anyone point me in the right direction?
>> VNC works in Linux in the same way that in MS Windows. I think that it
>> is
>> all you need.
> It doesn't actually
> On windows it grabs the desktop, on linux it connects to an already
> running vnc/x session. This means that on windows you will get access
> to the desktop as it is seen at the local machine, but on linux you
> get to see a different desktop.
> e.g. on a linux box you locally connect to desktop :0, but when you
> start vnc server you will start it on desktop :1, which you connect to
> remotely, a different desktop.

Thanks for the aclaration, i was wrong, i have learn a new thing :-)

Jorge Tomé Hernando
Linux Registered User #362778

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