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Andrew Rich vk4tec at tech-software.net
Sat Sep 24 16:43:23 UTC 2005


linux:/usr/bin # vncserver

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Password:
Verify:
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New 'X' desktop is linux:4

Creating default startup script /root/.vnc/xstartup
Starting applications specified in /root/.vnc/xstartup
Log file is /root/.vnc/linux:4.log

linux:/usr/bin #            



On Sunday 25 September 2005 02:19, Drew Baxter wrote:
> Not sure if this is what you were looking for but....
> 
> I use XVNC on FreeBSD to run Xastir.. Then I use VNC Client 
> (TightVNC) on the Windows machine so I can manage my Xastir 
> server.  That was the easiest solution for me.
> 
> I use a startup script in the OS to make XVNC and Xastir load on boot.
> 
> XVNC acts as a virtual display, so I can just connect at whim and 
> respond to text messages, etc.  The server is actually below the 
> floor and it's my secondary DNS for the intranet. :)
> 
> --Droo, K1XVM
> 
> At 12:10 PM 9/24/2005, Andrew Rich wrote:
> >Howdy,
> >
> >I have UNIX running on a server I picked up from the computer show.
> >
> >I have some processes that need to run in the background but have 
> >graphical displays.
> >
> >I have LINUX on my laptop, which I telnet in and run the appications 
> >on the remote server.
> >
> >Is there any way, other than plugging in a monitor and running the 
> >application at the server, I can
> >get the application to "think" there is a monitor connected ?
> >
> >And then I can stop having to log in and run the applications on my 
> >laptop telnet sessions ?
> >
> >What I have is
> >
> >1) XASTIR generating maps and screen captures. (running physically 
> >on my laptop and ftp image to server) - problem
> >2) PERL script tuning the radio for doppler (outputs to my laptop 
> >screen) - solution needed
> >3) PREDICT satellite prediction running in server mode (outputs to 
> >my laptop screen) - problem
> >4) Shell Script to upload keps for predict (already cron tab)- ok
> >5) PERL Script to send satellites objects as dervied from predict, 
> >to XASTIR (works fine as crontab) - ok
> >6) PERL Script that telnets APRS IS and reconnects on problem - 
> >solution needed
> >
> >I think i have some of the issues worked out
> >
> >predict_radio_control.pl > /dev/null &                   and then log off
> >telnet_reconnect.pl > /dev/null &                         and then log off
> >
> >It is the running of PREDICT and XASTIR as background processes I 
> >have trouble with.
> >
> >I would really like to set and forget to free up my laptop.
> >
> >
> >
> >--
> >----------------------------------------
> >Andrew Rich VK4TEC
> >Satellite Ground Station for PCSAT2
> >www.tech-software.net
> >vk4tec at tech-software.net
> >
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Andrew Rich VK4TEC
Satellite Ground Station for PCSAT2
www.tech-software.net
vk4tec at tech-software.net




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