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Old 10-25-2010, 12:28 AM   #1
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Post Looking for free X Connectivity utility.

Could anyone suggest any free X Connectivity software installable on windows, using which I can make a connection to a Linux client and get the desktop session. I request you to suggest tools which have session retrieval capablility.
Few of the tools which I have tried so far are:

a. Exceed Hummingbird ( This is not free. No session retrieval ).
b. Cygwin (Does not have session retrieval. Copy-paste is cumbersome)
c. Xming (Does not have session retrieval.)
d. NoMachine (One of the best, but does not support all flavours of *nix).

Please suggest.

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Have you tried VNC?
Old 11-09-2010, 10:30 AM   #3
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It is easier to make linux accept rdp then then make windows talk vnc

I'd recomend you install xrdp on the linux box, then windows remote desktop client can connect w/o modification.

Alternately, i've had good luck running x over ssh via putty

VNC is to slooow

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