[CentOS] How to export X displays

Brian Mathis brian.mathis at gmail.com
Wed Oct 10 18:18:56 UTC 2007

On 10/10/07, Alfred von Campe <alfred at von-campe.com> wrote:
> On Oct 10, 2007, at 10:09, Dag Wieers wrote:
> > There is xrdp and I have packaged it for RPMforge, but I am not
> > sure if it
> > is completely usable. (ie. I haven't figured out how to use it and
> > therefor I didn't make the proper sysv script etc...)
> On a somewhat related note, what is the best/easiest way to set up a
> CentOS system to be able to access an existing X desktop remotely
> (like Remote Desktop on Windows)?  I have used VNC in the past, but I
> had to create a new VNC session.  I want to be able to access my
> existing desktop remotely and not a separate VNC desktop.  Can nx do
> this (I've heard about nx on this mailing list, but have not yet read
> any documentation)?
> Thanks,
> Alfred

CentOS has "Desktop Sharing" built in.  Look for it in one of the
settings/preferences menus.  "Enable desktop sharing", and then you
can use VNC as a remote client.

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