[SATLUG] Attaching to a running GUI

Kase Saylor h_oudini at hotmail.com
Sun Feb 10 22:01:53 CST 2008

Thanks to everyone that replied and offered advice. Unfortunately, since 
I cannot install anything on the box, it looks like I'm out of luck. 
It's not a matter of not having administrator rights (I have those), I 
just cannot install any software due to project restrictions. Oh well.


Ed Coates wrote:
> On Feb 8, 2008 1:21 PM, Kase Saylor  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.
> Ed

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