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Re: OMGWTF !! Remote Desktop in Fedora 8


On Dec 8, 2007 7:25 AM, Kulbir Saini <kulbirsaini students iiit ac in> wrote:
> Hi all!
>    I am using Fedora 7 upgraded to Fedora 8 packages via Yum. I have Remote
> Desktop (System -> Preferences -> Internet & Network -> Remote Desktop ) in
> my packages and using it.
>    Problem: When I login to my system using 'vncviewer <IP>:0', i can access
> everything on the remote pc but the problem is the screen on server system
> (system with <IP>) unlocks and everything that I do remotely is replicated
> on the actual system.
Yea, it's a known issue:


It's a pretty hard problem to solve though, and no one has put the
time in to tackle it.
In the mean time, if this is an issue for you, I would suggest using
Xvnc (from the vnc-server package) instead of vino.

It works by running an entirely different session, separate from the
logged in and locked session.


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