[clug] VNC into home server?

Michael Still mikal at stillhq.com
Sun Aug 13 05:03:39 UTC 2017

Allbids sometimes has enterprise IP kvms for not much money. That said
they're loud and a bit terrible (mine won't work with browsers newer than
Ubuntu 12.04's chromium).

Perhaps an option if you can live with the pain?


On 13 Aug. 2017 10:47 am, "Paul Wayper via linux" <linux at lists.samba.org>

> Hi all,
> Usually when I'm travelling I find out that our home server - which runs
> MythTV and is therefore a vital part of our entertainment system :-) - has
> decided to reboot and hasn't come back up again.  When it's running I can
> ssh
> in to see what it might be doing, but when it's booted but CentOS is not
> fully
> loaded I can't do a thing.
> The solution to me is a small KVM device that allows a remote VNC
> connection,
> so I can make that available through my firewall.  Unfortunately, the ones
> I've found seem to be a bit expensive:
> http://www.adder.com/products/adderlink-ipeps - PS/2?  In this era?
> http://rose.com/prod/ultralink2.html
> This looks promising - an open board that runs off a Raspberry Pi:
> https://www.nexlab.net/product/rasky/
> But I can't see any way to buy it there.
> Anyone heard of anything else like this?
> Have fun,
> Paul
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