[SATLUG] Attaching to a running GUI

Ed Coates edcoates at gmail.com
Sat Feb 9 10:35:05 CST 2008

On Feb 8, 2008 1:21 PM, Kase Saylor <h_oudini at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Is there a way to SSH to a box that is running a GUI and "attach" to
> that GUI so that is can be seen on the remote machine?
> -Kase
I don't think that there's a way in linux that you can "attach" to an
already running gui.  You can though, install the vncserver, start it
up, and then run a new instance of the gui.

You mentioned in a later thread that you can't install anything.  Are
you not the administrator of the box, or is it something else.


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