Remote display of a KVM virtual machine

In this case I’m hosting the VM on a fast server and trying to access the display on another system (a laptop).

One way to do it is by simply SSHing with X forwarding and running KVM like so:

This by default uses a terminal window, but it’s quite slow.

Another option is to start the KVM machine in nographic mode and enable a VNC server:

then on the desktop system use a vnc client to connect to the magic port:

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