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Posted by mLipok
Heptagon

TeamViewer on linux Only console without XServer

Today I found this:

teamviewer setup                     Configure headless modes (non-gui/console) 

Is that mean I can configure Team Viewer to run on Linux without XServer ?
I only need to estabilish VPN connection.

Regards,
mLipok , AutoIt MVP

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Posted by TeamViewer Staff
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Re: TeamViewer on linux Only console without XServer

Hi mLipok,

Thank you for your post.

Yes, that means that you don't need Xorg on your system to use TeamViewer.

That feature doesn't include VPN, but you can watch and work with the console remotely.

Hope that answers your question.

Best regards,

Christian

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Re: TeamViewer on linux Only console without XServer

Hi mLipok,

Thank you for your post.

Yes, that means that you don't need Xorg on your system to use TeamViewer.

That feature doesn't include VPN, but you can watch and work with the console remotely.

Hope that answers your question.

Best regards,

Christian

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Posted by scroci
Henagon

Re: TeamViewer on linux Only console without XServer

I installed TV on Ubuntu 16.04 (Dell laptop). It works fine with GUI (lighdm service) started, when accessed from Windows 7 for remote control.

But when I try to get acces to headless config (no lightdm service started) I just get an empty black window and can't get acces to a prompt message for login.

I tried various keys composition (Ctrl+Fx or just Fx or Shift+Ctrl+Fx) without success (Ctrl+Fx is the normal to acces to VTs with this distro).

I think framebuffer config is ok as I didn't get any error and the TV logo displays in the laptop screen as soon as the connexion between the 2 machines is done.

Any idea?