[mythtv-users] vnc on headless backend
Michael Lemstad Maymann
michael at maymann.org
Sun Dec 6 08:43:44 UTC 2009
On Sat, 2009-12-05 at 21:42 -0500, Kevin J. Cummings wrote:
> On 12/05/2009 09:32 PM, Michael Lemstad Maymann wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I have a headless 9.10 backend that I would like to connect to with
> > vncviewer to primarily run mythtv-setup once in a while.
> > When I disconnect my monitor it fails with:
> > Fatal server error:
> > no screens found
> > Have anyone done this or know how I could do it ?
> VNC allows you access to the X session you have running. When you
> disconnect your monitor, X doesn't come up running.
> Instead, look at vnc-server. You can setup virtual X sessions (without
> any real monitor session) that can be connected to via VNC from other
> machines. Perhaps this is what you want?
Thanks for your quick reply :-)
This is exactly what I want !
Any example/howto ?
> > Thanks in advance
> > ~maymann
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