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2 Replies Latest reply: Nov 21, 2012 1:24 AM by Dude! RSS

Enable remote destop access

AnkitR Gupta Explorer
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hi Guys,
i am facing issue as follows on oracle linux 6.2 (same on RHEL 6.2 as well):-

1. i have got access to linux machine in command line mode only (using putty).
2. i have installed VNCserver packages as well
3.i have started the VNCserver services as well.

is ther any way by which i can see the remote desktop of linux using VNC Viewer.
Experts please help on this.

Cheers
Ankit
  • 1. Re: Enable remote destop access
    tbrinkmann Explorer
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    Hi,
    I´m not really an expert for using x windows as remote desktop but my question is..

    What do u really want to do with the remote desktop.

    I have ten years experiences of linux administration and I never need to use a remote desktop.

    If you want to start xwindows application just connect X via ssh
    #> ssh -X root@myserver
    For a test try
    #>xclock

    hope that helps

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  • 2. Re: Enable remote destop access
    Dude! Guru
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    I think Re: How to enable clipboard with VNC/Gnome ?? should have some answers for you.

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