[mythtv-users] vnc on headless backend
Michael Lemstad Maymann
michael at maymann.org
Sun Dec 6 20:36:19 UTC 2009
On Sun, 2009-12-06 at 19:39 +0000, Mike Perkins wrote:
> Robert Johnston wrote:
> > On 06/12/2009 2:49 AM, Michael Lemstad Maymann wrote:
> >> Hi Robert,
> >> Thanks for your reply :-)
> >> I know VNC is not the most secure solution - but that's ok for this
> >> task...
> >> Also, I can only find XMing for Windows - I'm running MythBuntu 9.10 -
> >> Is it for Linux also ?
> > If you're connecting from one linux box to another, it's even easier.
> > Just type "ssh -X username at remotehost".
> > That'll give you a terminal with X forwarded. So you can type
> > "mythtv-setup" and get it on your local machine.
> Sod's law says that if you do that it might not work because of security
> restrictions. try
> ssh -Y username at remotehost
> instead, which will allow you to bypass some restrictions - should be safe for a
> home network.
Hi Mike & Robert,
Thanks for your reply...
I would like to use vnc (I know of the security issues this involves) -
I have to connect through a NAT device from Internet sometimes - anyone
know how to do this ?
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