Raspbmc remote display

So there I was assuming the display could be remoted using native X11 capabilities and it turns out xbmc on the pi uses opengl for embedded systems – gles. This means the app runs locally with no inbuilt way to remote the display. The solution is to run vnc, on the latest builds it’s part of the distribution so just needs an initctl start vnc and then use the glvncviewer on Ubuntu. 😊

About Matt Sinfield

Work in the IT industry but have a couple of hobbies, Snowboard, Kitesurf and of course XBox
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