Submit Hint Search The Forums LinksStatsPollsHeadlinesRSS
14,000 hints and counting!

Huh? | 13 comments | Create New Account
Click here to return to the 'Huh?' hint
The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. This site is not responsible for what they say.
Authored by: Wheaty73 on Apr 18, '03 01:30:05AM

Ah! Sorry, I have just realised what you meant.
Running vncserver :2 forces it to draw its windows on display 2,
which since I don't have 3 monitors, is a virtual display (this is
how it prevents desktop clutter). To view this display, I need to
connect to it, by telling the viewer to look at display 2 on the
local machine. When I close the viewer, the vncserver continues
to run on its virtual display so all the X11 applications stay in
the state I leave them.



[ Reply to This | # ]