[SATLUG] Attaching to a running GUI
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?
> 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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