Forwarding Single X Window to Multiple Displays

Benjamin M. Schwartz bmschwar at
Tue Apr 28 11:04:26 PDT 2009

Smith, Richard G wrote:
> Is it possible to forward a single display
> to more than one destination, one being the master with control, and the
> other a slave (display-only) display?

I have been considering a similar problem.  In my case, the easiest
solution appears to be VNC:

With x11vnc, it is easy to set up an application on a single display, and
then forward the content of that display to arbitrarily many "view-only"


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