I want to run a desktop session as user A, and from that session access a different desktop session as user B. This way I can test, screencast or share my screen from session B, while having access to apps/resources in session A that I do not want running/visible in session B. What application can I do this with?

I assume some kind of a remote desktop client/server is what I'm looking for. So far I have tried:

Am I attempting the impossible? Should I be looking for something other than a remote desktop tool?


Using X2Go should work, actually. I see no reason why it shouldn't.

However, I would not recommend using a terminal server for this. I think it would be much better to use a nested X server, such as Xephyr.

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