What is it?

 

This is a utility for monitoring the screen of another machine. It only works for text consoles: for X, the idea is to use VNC instead.

 
 
 

 Where is it?

 

Here: http://cyberelk.net/tim/data/vtgrab/.

 
 
 

 What does it look like?

 

Just like you'd expect:

You can press control-A to get a menu, allowing you to switch virtual terminals on the target machine for example:

It even works for graphical consoles, by getting VNC to do the work (vncviewer is launched automatically):

 
 
 

 How does it work?

 

Read this protocol specification to find out how the development version is supposed to work.

 
 
 

 Small print

 

Last updated: January 21, 2004

Tim Waugh <tim@cyberelk.net>
 
 
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