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Re: OMGWTF !! Remote Desktop in Fedora 8

On Sat, Dec 08, 2007 at 08:28:08PM -0500, Ray Strode wrote:
> Hi,
> 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:
> http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=311780

It doesn't look like problem for me. I think all works as expected and
is designed. I wonder how this will be fixed on gnome side without
Xorg hacking.

> 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.

Definitely. Use Xvnc in your case.


Adam Tkac, Red Hat, Inc.

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