6

Recently I've been trying to enable spice in container using Docker for remote display, I've discovered two applicable resources to do so. First one is the xspice, if I should call it so, which contained in xserver-xspice package. Second one is x11spice. The thing is, I'm not quite sure about the differences between them, can some one kindly explain about them? I would appreciate that!

1

Quoting xserver-xspice project:

A standalone server that is both an X server and a Spice server. Iow, you get a new DISPLAY to launch X clients against, and you can view and interact with them via a spice client.

Conversely, x11spice is:

x11spice connects a running X server as a Spice server.

So the crucial difference is that with xserver-xspice, you start a new xserver, and inevitably a new session. With x11spice you are getting a spice interface to an already existing xserver and an existing session. For example, there seems to be no way to use xserver-xspice to connect to an existing screen/desktop.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.