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Re: Word To The Wise...



On Wed, 2006-01-25 at 18:51 -0700, karlp ourldsfamily com wrote:
> I use VNC a lot. With Fedora Core 4, I was pleasantly surprized to see
> that I can share my desktop with some different options. The time came
> this past weekend when my wife (Windows XP Pro) needed to see something on
> my screen and so I VNCed to her PC and (you see what's coming don't
> you...) VNCed back to mine through that VNC window.
> 
> You know the affect you get when you stand in a room with mirrors on both
> walls? You see yourself, looking at yourself, looking at you looking at
> yourself and so on and so on and so on...
> 
> Do you know how hard it is to close a VNC window when it's regenerating
> one every few micro-seconds? Now you don't have to. I did it for you.
> 
> ARRRRRRRRRRGGGGGGGGGHHH!
> 
> HTH (someone).  And I didn't want to get up and walk the 18 feet to where
> she has her PC. Laziness is its own punishment, someone wiser than I once
> said.

You could have "su - killall vncviewer" on your box to "end the
madness", but that'd be too simple...

:-)

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