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Re: using VNC on Fedora



On Thu, 2009-01-08 at 10:03 -0500, Claude Jones wrote:
> I'm stumbling a bit here, as I'm familiar with VNC under Windows. There, when 
> I connect to a machine running VNCServer, I am presented with the running 
> desktop and full access to all programs, the start menu, everything; I've just 
> set up VNCServer on my F10 box and connected to it from another F10 box, and 
> I'm being presented with a window inside of which is a terminal window, and 
> that's it. There appears to be no difference between doing this, and just 
> ssh'ing into the box via a command prompt. I looked at the configuration file 
> and uncommented the two lines it says to uncomment "for normal desktop", but, 
> nothing appears to have changed. I'm reading up on this as I type, but, can 
> someone with more experience tell me if I can eventually expect to have the 
> same command over the VNCServer machine as I can in Windows, or does VNC just 
> offer much less capability in Linux? 
> -- 
> Claude Jones
> Brunswick, MD
> 
Look at System->Preferences->Internet and Network->Remote Desktop
In f9 at least it will allow you to set up a vncserver that will do what
you want. Maybe it is similar in F10.
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