I put yellow dog linux 6.2 on my PS3 on the weekend so I can crunch something other than folding. Install went smoothly, got a pre-prepared boinc stuck on and it’s now happily doing AP26 subproject on primegrid. I picked that distro as it seemed most popular on PS3.
I’d like to mess about with the desktop, without it tying up my TV which is connected to the PS3. VNC is the obvious choice, but I want to run it like it does on a PC. That is, what you get in front of the monitor is what you get over VNC. So far it seems to create a new virtual desktop with nothing on it.
Packages installed include:
I can’t find a gui configuration for VNC. Googling around showed some advice for older versions of ydl which no longer seem to apply to 6.2. Wondering if I should have just stick ubuntu on… at least I can find it on there.
On command line vnc[tab] gives me following options:
If I run the server, it prompts for a password and creates a new desktop :1 which I can connect to, but is new, not what I get on main display. If I try to start a server on :0 it says there is one already running. But vncconfig on :0 says there isn’t and doesn’t do anything.
How hard can it be?