[SATLUG] Attaching to a running GUI

Borries Demeler demeler at biochem.uthscsa.edu
Mon Feb 11 15:57:17 CST 2008


> 
> On Monday 11 February 2008 06:43:43 Borries Demeler wrote:
> > > 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.
> 
> Kase..
>  one last comment.. Some apps you can manually install in your own (non-root) 
> home directory (~/bin).  If you're allowed to do this, you can also run your 
> own copy of VNC (on non-priv ports) and possibly do what you need.  You will 
> just need to spawn the binary such that it and your X-session will not 
> terminate (you don't log out of them).
> 
> Flag me of list if you want to chat about it.
> 
> Tweeks
> -- 

Hey Tweeks, 

I hate to be picky, but next time could you try to edit your response in a 
way to make sure the attributions are correct - the way you clipped the text it
looks like I wrote what actually Kase wrote.

Thanks!!

-Borries


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