[mythtv-users] Have remote VNC screen at higher resolution?
jruss at mit.edu
Wed Nov 12 23:18:45 UTC 2008
> I think this is one of the fundamental shortcomings of the vnc protocal
> (other than the inherent slowness when compared to other programs like it,
> like the windows's rdp protocal). Also, unlike the windows RDP protocal, you
> can't set it to run at different resolutions when you log in. I think it may
> be because when you run a vnc session it is really more like a screen
> sharing session.
> You could just have another vnc session going. No need to run an NX server.
> That's what i do. My tv is also set at 640x480, so i have a vnc server setup
> that runs at my laptop's resolution (1280x1024) so i get full screen on the
> laptop whenever i want to vnc in.
I am currently using x11vnc (I believe this is what the Mythbuntu control
center installs). Do you use vnc4server to accomplish the setup you
described. That sounds like the setup I want.
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