TeamViewer on Linux

Catalin Soare lolinux.soare at
Sat Dec 5 13:47:00 UTC 2015

On Dec 5, 2015 3:43 PM, "Wade Smart" <wadesmart at> wrote:
> > I understand the generic problem, please explain exactly what you want
> > to do with teamviewer though.  I still don't see exactly what you want
> > to do.  When running teamviewer you have a client and a server, say T
> > and S, and the user at machine T can see/control the desktop of
> > machine S.  How do those relate to your A, B, C, D and E?
> > Remember that when you run an app through ssh -X that the s/w is
> > running on the server, it is only the GUI that runs on the client.
> >
> > Colin
> >
> "The object of the exercise is to run TeamViewer on a remote system, but
> have the display on the local system. Exactly as one can do, for
> example, with xterm or pretty much any other X program."
> I think this is the only part that needs answering.
> He just needs a way to use TeamViewer or something like it.
> VNC server on the machine with the software and the viewer
> on each of the other machines.
> Wade
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So, in essence, Teamviewer isn't properly being forwarded through X over

Initially I thought you wanted something like a Teamviewer "server" to
which you can connect from anywhere, and which you could use to connect to
all systems inside the LAN. Something similar to a VNC over vpn?
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