UPDATE: x0rfbserver has disappeared from the web. No worries, however, as x11vnc is an excellent replacement.
I’ve just discovered the joy of x0rfbserver. I always had trouble understanding why the unix VNC’s wouldn’t allow exporting of a pre-existing X session. With x0rfbserver, you can export your existing X session to another computer. This is how WinVNC works under Win32 - it’s handy in certain cases when you don’t own a KVM switch.
You’ll need to install the xclass and rfb rpms. I couldn’t find any for RedHat, but the Connectiva i386 ones worked like a charm.
Note: After using it for a few hours, it seems like it can be a bit crashy at times. I have an SSH window open that I use to restart it on the other machine. I’m still hooked!Read full post