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I have tested and can confirm this does work.  Thanks!
 
I have tested and can confirm this does work.  Thanks!
 
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== Gnome 3 and x11vnc ==
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If you are using Gnome 3 and x11vnc and you get the following errors
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<pre>*** XOpenDisplay failed (:0)
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*** x11vnc was unable to open the X DISPLAY: ":0", it cannot continue.</pre>
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Try running x11vnc like
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<pre>x11vnc -noxdamage -many -display :0 -auth /var/run/gdm/`sudo ls /var/run/gdm | grep \`whoami\``/database -forever -bg</pre>
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-Manraj

Revision as of 20:32, 16 September 2011

> Use the -localhost flag to x11vnc to have it bind to the local interface. Once that is done, you can use SSH to tunnel the port, and then connect to VNC through SSH. (I haven't tried this)

I have tested and can confirm this does work. Thanks! --bloodniece

Gnome 3 and x11vnc

If you are using Gnome 3 and x11vnc and you get the following errors

*** XOpenDisplay failed (:0) 

*** x11vnc was unable to open the X DISPLAY: ":0", it cannot continue.

Try running x11vnc like

x11vnc -noxdamage -many -display :0 -auth /var/run/gdm/`sudo ls /var/run/gdm | grep \`whoami\``/database -forever -bg

-Manraj