Article:
  Control Your Mac from Afar
Subject:   vu ja de!
Date:   2003-10-27 12:39:16
From:   d_vaught
Response to: deja vu!

In your article you included a picture at the bottom which looks exactly like what I got when trying to remotely login to my machine at work using osXVNC server and connectiong through an SSH tunnel using Chicken of the VNC...the one with the never-ending cascading windows.


I basically want to get it to work, and write a script to somewhat automate the process. I know I tunneled in correctly, because I got that output, but I gots no idea on how to go on from there.


Any suggestions and I'd be mighty obliged.


Doug

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  • vu ja de!
    2003-10-28 14:01:45  Harold Martin | [View]

    You can create the cascading windows by running a VNC server and then on the same machine connecting to it with a VNC client.

    Harold
    • vu ja de!
      2003-10-30 12:02:57  d_vaught [View]

      I see I didn't make myself absolutely clear. I am running as VNC server on my machine at work. When I try to connect to it through an SSH tunnel via my laptop I get the cascading windows.

      It would be infinitely more useful if I could actually control my machine at work instead of kicking back with a beer to watch my new cascading screensaver.

      In other words, any ideas what I must be doing wrong to get the cascading desktop from a remote machine?

      doug