Pull up remote desktop for other than gnome/kde eg fluxbox

rdp() { ssh $1 sh -c 'PATH=$PATH:/usr/local/bin; x11vnc -q -rfbauth ~/.vnc/passwd -display :0' & sleep 4; vncviewer $1:0 & }
If the remote doesn't export its desktop (eg fluxbox, blackbox etc) then you need to run a x11vnc server there and a vncviewer at the local end. This command does the lot for you - it assumes that you can 'ssh' to the box without a password and that x11vnc is installed at the remote end.

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By: bhepple
2009-11-25 07:21:02

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