gitso man page

gitso ā€” Gitso is to support others


gitso [ --dev | --listen | --connect host | --list list | --version | --help ]


Gitso is a frontend to reverse VNC connections. It is meant to be a simple two-step process that connects one person to another's screen in the context of giving technical support.



Configures paths for running Gitso in the source tree.


Start Gitso and listen for incoming connections


Starts gitso and automatically connects to host which is an IP or domain name (address of support giver).


Alternative support list, where list is either a URL of a remote file or path to local file.


The current Gitso version.


Display the help menu.

Host Files

$HOME/.gitso-hosts /usr/share/gitso/hosts.txt


gitso --list

Gets the list of technician IP's or DN's from techs.txt

gitso --list,

Adds these three entries to the list of support techs.

gitso --connect

Automatically connects to

See Also

x11vnc vncviewer


Aaron Gerber and Derek Buranen


October 2008 gitso-0.6 Gitso