A VNC like console monitoring
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
vtgrab is a program to copy the foreground terminal of one machine to
another, in order to allow remote monitoring.
This may not be the program you are looking for! This is quite a
specialist tool, and screen may well be more appropriate for most
In this package is:
- an RVC server (rvcd)
- a console client (rvc)
- an ncurses-based client (twiglet)
You can use it like this:
# ssh root@
vtgrab is undergoing heavy development, in order to implement RVC.
See the doc directory for more information.
TWIGLET(1) User's Manual TWIGLET(1)
twiglet - observe or control an RVC-enabled machine's console
twiglet [OPTION]... host-specification
twiglet is a program for controlling another machine's con‐
sole. It works using the RVC protocol, and an RVC server
(such as rvcd(1)) must be running
vtgrab (0.1.8-3ubuntu1) oneiric; urgency=low
* Fix FTBFS with ld --as-needed.
-- Matthias Klose
- This stuff needs to work over a serial line, and currently it doesn't
do too well. It
This package was debianized by RISKO Gergely <firstname.lastname@example.org> on
Wed, 22 Aug 2001 23:37:25 +0200.
- Snarfing the X authority doesn't seem to work reliably yet
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