Virtual Network Computing (VNC) is a graphical desktop sharing system that can be used to control a computer remotely.

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Differences between VNC and ssh -X

Why would you use VNC (or for that matter NX) instead of just using ssh -X (-Y). I read that VNC uses less bandwidth, but is there any other differences/advantages with respective tool?
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XForwarding Applications from OSX

Using XForwarding, you can access GUI applications over ssh between two Xorg-powered machines (and sometimes even from a windows machine). Is there a way to access OSX applications (like Finder) from ...
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Accessing a remote OSX system from OSX, Linux, Windows

Is it possible to connect to a remote OSX machine using OSX, Linux or Windows in a way similar to Windows' remote desktop?
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Install a GUI (KDE) on a centos 5.3

I'm trying to install KDE on a vps of centos 5.3. These are the steps: yum install kdepim yum install vnc vnc-server x11-xorg vncserver vncserver -kill :1 vim ~/.vnc/xstartup #(replaced the last ...