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TigerVNC: How to change workspace/desktop to connect to?

asked 2014-12-11 09:53:36 -0500

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updated 2014-12-11 09:59:46 -0500


I'm sorry that I don't know how to correctly state my problem (if I knew this a google-search would probably reveal much), but I'm trying to paraphrase it:

I want to use VNC to remotely show to an other person how certain things work. That is, when I connect via VNC, I want to control the same workspace or desktop the one on "the other end" does see, so they can comprehend what I'm doing. Sadly, when I'm connecting, I see just the (Xfce) Desktop but it's like an extra workspace. I tried setting the workspace count to 0 -though I didn't expect that to work. Do I need to change the

systemctl start vncserver@:DESKTOPNUM

? Or ain't that possible (like ssh can't connect to the same session)? If so, is there an alternate protocol? I'm running the latest fedora desktop Xfce-spin + tigervnc.

I'ld appreciate any help

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answered 2018-12-17 23:42:58 -0500

updated 2018-12-17 23:44:11 -0500

vnc server use other port 5900~ it's a normally use or set port 5900~5905

 root@orion ~]# vncserver
 New 'orion:1 (simmon)' desktop is orion:1
 Starting applications specified in /root/.vnc/xstartup
 Log file is /root/.vnc/orion:1.log

A. Just use vncserver it must be installed a program liak a tigervnc.

B. open in firewalld for vncserver

  # firewall-cmd --permanent --add-port=5900-5905/tcp
  # firewall-cmd --reload

C. To use vnc, the client must also have the vnc viewer installed, and that port must be opened.

D. increase secure - If you can maintain a stable network, you can use vpn for security and stability to use more stable service and security.

To make old documents disappear without answers and it's written for guidance and education written by simmon

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