[mythtv-users] vnc on headless backend
Michael Lemstad Maymann
michael at maymann.org
Sun Dec 6 08:49:24 UTC 2009
On Sat, 2009-12-05 at 20:57 -0600, Robert Johnston wrote:
> On 05/12/2009 8:42 PM, 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?
> Or you could install XMing, and connect Via SSH with X forwarding.
> That'll put mythtv-setup on your local desktop, rather than being
> forwarded over VNC.
Thanks for your reply :-)
I know VNC is not the most secure solution - but that's ok for this
Also, I can only find XMing for Windows - I'm running MythBuntu 9.10 -
Is it for Linux also ?
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