How do I start a kde session on a remote machine?

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at
Tue Oct 25 11:58:27 BST 2005

On Tuesday 25 October 2005 12:55, Ted Bartlett wrote:

> ssh to the server
> startx -- :1    this spawns an X session using twm as user
> connect x11vnc to :1
> The :1 session continues to run when I log out of ssh if it is started
> as a background process.
> If I remove startkde from the boot sequence could I start it as a user
> and achieve the same? kde is so much nicer than twm :)

Yes, you can also start KDE like this
startx startkde -- :1


Kevin Krammer <kevin.krammer at>
Qt/KDE Developer, Debian User
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