in message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>,
wrote Ow Mun Heng thusly...
> 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.
Thanks for the additional data.
Looking at the dependency list, vino seems to be appropriate only
for those who have large part of gnome already installed.
> 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.
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