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dev-client.md: Launching VNC on distant server

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1. `x11vnc -display :99 -localhost` 1. `x11vnc -display :99 -localhost`
2. `vncviewer :0` 2. `vncviewer :0`
This will work when the headless mode is launched on the local machine.
Otherwise, when one wants to view what is going on on a distant host, one
should additionally do port forwarding through SSH, with `ssh -L
5900:localhost:5900 distant_host`, where 5900 is the port number on which
the VNC server is launched. Then `vncviewer` can be launched locally with
`vncviewer :5900`.
5. Interactive mode 5. Interactive mode
For debugging purposes, it may be useful to launch Watir in interactive For debugging purposes, it may be useful to launch Watir in interactive
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