Sourcetrunk (Episode 004) : TightVNC

This episode will cover the well known but often underestimated VNC protocol, the application of choice will be TightVNC. The little extra is xplanet. All GNU GPL Licensed. For Linux, BSD, MacOSX and Microsoft Windows

I. system tools : TightVNC

TightVNC is a free remote control software package derived from the popular VNC software. With TightVNC, you can see the desktop of a remote machine and control it with your local mouse and keyboard, just like you would do it sitting in the front of that computer. – free, GPL-licensed, with full source code available; – useful in remote administration, remote customer support, education, and for many other purposes; – cross-platform, available for Windows and Unix, compatible with other VNC software.

II. the little extra : xplanet

Xplanet was inspired by Xearth, which renders an image of the earth into the X root window. All of the major planets and most satellites can be drawn, similar to the Solar System Simulator. A number of different map projections are also supported, including azimuthal, Lambert, Mercator, Mollweide, orthographic, and rectangular.

music from Shagg on
theme from Brand New Sin on
beer on this episode : Maredsous Brune

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