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Re: running X without desktop

On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 12:57:43PM +0100, Dirk Vervoort wrote:
> Hi All,
> How far can I go on a remote pc with only 96 Mb, 
> - Can I run X on a remote pc without a desktop and export a  
> display like DISPLAY=  to my client pc were I run xhost +  
> - Is there a very small kernel available or  should I compile one myself  
> ( never did it  )
> - Can I run vlc without frontend interface but with only a remote web  
> interface ?
> At this moment this works fine:   JWM-desktop + VLC and its web  
> interface + telnetd
> Not secure ?, no problem it is local after a router.
> Thank,

Sending VLC's video output to a remote X11 server will not be fast (even
on a LAN). In this case I think it would be better to use VLC build-in 
streaming capabilities. 

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