On Sun, 2006-05-07 at 01:34 -0400, Parv wrote: > in message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, > wrote Marc G. Fournier thusly... > > > > I'm dealing with a situation where I'm migrating ppl over to using > > X vs M$ Windows ... I'd like to be able to help them out remotely, > > similar to how I can with VNC for Windows ... > > > > Is there something similar for Unix that would allow me to > > 'piggyback' in such a way that they're X desktop is an xterm on my > > machine, so that I can move their mouse around, show them the > > steps to do something, etc? > > I don't think one could use plain VNC (realvnc, tightvnc & such) to > move mouse on already running X session. Please let me know if that > is possible.
Coming from a Linux background, There _is_ such support. There's one called 'vino' * net-misc/vino Latest version available: 2.12.0 Latest version installed: 2.12.0 Size of downloaded files: 1,654 kB Homepage: http://www.gnome.org/ Description: An integrated VNC server for GNOME License: GPL-2 which essentially does that. it connects to a running session. If not mistaken, there is a VNC server edition that does that too > > There, however, is x11vnc port (net/x11vnc) which can connects to > already running X instance which should fulfill Marc's requirement. > See also x2vnc (x11-servers/x2vnc) port. > > > - Parv > -- Ow Mun Heng Gentoo/Linux on DELL D600 1.4Ghz 1.5GB RAM 98% Microsoft(tm) Free!! Neuromancer 23:02:42 up 9:32, 3 users, load average: 1.79, 1.19, 0.90 _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"