View Full Version : [ubuntu] Problem in remote desktop from windows

May 14th, 2008, 08:05 PM
Dear All
I am using VNC to remote desktop from windowsXP in home machine to Ubuntu machine in my office,but my friends in office can see the ubuntu desktop while Iam using it from home,how can I lock the screen while I remote desktop on it ?

May 14th, 2008, 09:12 PM
VNC by default let's the user on the other end see what is happening. Ultra VNC has a button you can disable the remote screen with in a windows environment. I am not sure if the VNC viewer built into Ubuntu has this functionality.

I am currently at work where I am stuck on a windows box. I will look on my Ubuntu box when I get home and see if I can find anything similar.

May 14th, 2008, 09:17 PM
many thanks FreakTech,I will search for this function and waitting your reply also...