To access a running TurboVNC Server session from the console, you can
simply run the TurboVNC Viewer on the console, as you suggested, and
enter "localhost:{n}" as the display (where {n} is the X display number
that the TurboVNC Server session is using.)

To do the reverse (accessing the console remotely), you can still use
the TurboVNC Viewer, but you'd need to use another type of server (a
screen scraper.)  This could be x0vncserver, TigerVNC's module, or
x11vnc.  You can probably also run Remmina on the console and access it
remotely via the TurboVNC Viewer, although I have no idea how well that
performs.  The TurboVNC Server itself doesn't provide screen scraping

On 4/15/18 2:54 PM, torsten wrote:
> Hi,
> sometimes I sit at the console of my Ubuntu workstation. But most times
> I work from remote using TurboVNC on that host. Formerly the workstation
> were running Windows. So with RDP I had remote access to my Windows
> session currently running on the console. Now the workstation has
> Ubuntu, and I use TurboVNC for remote working on it. But when I have
> some running applications on the console, I have no access to their
> windows from remote using TurboVNC. And vice versa, when I have some
> running applications in the TurboVNC session, disconnect from it and go
> to the console, I have no access to the windows in the TurboVNC session.
> So, is it possible somehow to use the same session on the console and
> alternatively from remote using TurboVNC?
> Perhaps is this possible, if I use TurboVNC Client on the console too? I
> tried to get access to the TurboVNC session using Remmina, but had no
> success. If it is possible, what conditions must be met?
> Many thanks in advance and Kind Regards
> Torsten

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