[mythtv-users] vnc on headless backend
Michael Lemstad Maymann
michael at maymann.org
Sun Dec 6 10:15:42 UTC 2009
On Sun, 2009-12-06 at 01:23 -0800, Peter Loron wrote:
> On Dec 6, 2009, at 12:43 AM, Michael Lemstad Maymann wrote:
> > On Sat, 2009-12-05 at 21:42 -0500, Kevin J. Cummings wrote:
> >> On 12/05/2009 09:32 PM, Michael Lemstad Maymann wrote:
> >>> Hi,
> >>> I have a headless 9.10 backend that I would like to connect to with
> >>> vncviewer to primarily run mythtv-setup once in a while.
> >>> When I disconnect my monitor it fails with:
> >>> Fatal server error:
> >>> no screens found
> >>> Have anyone done this or know how I could do it ?
> >> VNC allows you access to the X session you have running. When you
> >> disconnect your monitor, X doesn't come up running.
> >> Instead, look at vnc-server. You can setup virtual X sessions (without
> >> any real monitor session) that can be connected to via VNC from other
> >> machines. Perhaps this is what you want?
> > Hi Kevin,
> > Thanks for your quick reply :-)
> > This is exactly what I want !
> > Any example/howto ?
> >>> Thanks in advance
> >>> ~maymann
> sudo apt-get install tightvncserver
> Then, when on the remote machine:
> vncserver -geometry 1024x768 -depth 24
> Use a VNC client on your other machine to connect to the backend, default port 5901.
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