[maemo-users] Exporting an X Session From Another Linux Box to an N770

From: James Knott james.knott at rogers.com
Date: Sun May 25 13:58:22 EEST 2008
Hal Vaughan wrote:
> I've got an N770 running the stock OS.  Can I export an X session to it 
> from another Linux system?
> I'm making a carputer that will run LinuxICE (ICE = In Car 
> Entertainment), which is based on Ubuntu.  Eventually I'm going to make 
> a control panel that slides out of the radio bay, but that will take a 
> while (I'm retro-fitting it in a classic car, so I'm making the control 
> panel fit behind a vintage 1985 radio faceplate, the same as was 
> originally sold in this model in that year).  That will take a good 
> while to do.
> If I could export an X session, then I could use my N770 as a control 
> panel for it.  I'd rather not use VNC.  While I've used it a lot and 
> find it useful, it's S-L-O-W.
> I'd even considering upgrading the OS (that's possible, isn't it?) if it 
> would let me export an X session.
> Thanks for any help!

I have done that with my N800, but unfortunately, there was no text 
input, those clicking on stuff worked. Use ssh to connect, as usual, and 
then start the app.

Use OpenOffice.org <http://www.openoffice.org>

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