Detaching X [Was: [OT] Debian mailinglists]
grey at dmiyu.org
Wed May 21 18:09:00 UTC 2008
On Wed, May 21, 2008 10:51 am, Les Mikesell wrote:
> Steve Lamb wrote:
>> However, I'd like to do so in a manner where if my laptop needs a reboot
>> or I boot my game machine into X I can reattach to those programs.
>> Basically screen for X. xmove was spectacularly unusable.
>> Can NX do that or, alternatively, does anyone know of such an
>> application other than xmove that can?
> No problem, if you take the whole server desktop. I think it is
> possible with individual windows but you may have to fiddle with the
> component programs to make it work.
Yeah, whole desktop is easy. I could just run a VNC session on the
server or fiddle with XDMCP from KDM. Individual applications are far
harder since I want to only export, for example, Thunderbird and Pidgin
while running Firefox and OOo locally.
More information about the ubuntu-users