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Old 05-04-2009, 03:25 PM   #1
danne123
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Need help!


Hello!

I am trying to get a program called Marketmaker (http://www.cmcmarkets.com/) work under linux. I have installed the program using wine and everything works except it loses connection to internet every second.

Some days ago I got two very good tips how to solve this problem.

1) Remote desktop
If I can remote my windows computer, then there would be no problems using the program. But I am not sure how to do it. I am using Ubuntu Netbook Remix.


2) Open ports in firewall
I am using firestarter as firewall for my laptop. It connects directly and does not bypass any other computers and so on. And again, how do you open ports to the firewall without risking security breach.

Thanks in advance
 
Old 05-04-2009, 03:32 PM   #2
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1) Remote desktop
If I can remote my windows computer, then there would be no problems using the program. But I am not sure how to do it. I am using Ubuntu Netbook Remix.
Check out info regarding tightvnc. It can handle remote connections and works on other platforms besides linux.

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2) Open ports in firewall
I am using firestarter as firewall for my laptop. It connects directly and does not bypass any other computers and so on. And again, how do you open ports to the firewall without risking security breach.
Even if you don't have a firewall your safe as long as you don't have any services listening for connections. I have never configured Linux firewall as I use OpenBSD as server so I'm not much for a help here but google for iptables. Its the linux firewall.
 
Old 05-04-2009, 05:47 PM   #3
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Check out info regarding tightvnc. It can handle remote connections and works on other platforms besides linux.
Do you know what I shall write at VNC server?
 
Old 05-05-2009, 12:05 AM   #4
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Do you know what I shall write at VNC server?
I don't remember that straight up as I haven't used VNC for a while now. There should be a lot of tightvnc tutorials floating in the net though.
For example this.
 
Old 05-05-2009, 09:37 AM   #5
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How can you find out your IP-adress?
Do you think I can use Windows Remote Desktop together with VNCserver
 
Old 05-05-2009, 12:28 PM   #6
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yes you can access any desktop with VNC server provided your target box allows incoming requests.
 
  


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