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Old 08-11-2010, 10:01 AM   #1
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Newbie - how connect to server via Xwindows


hi - Sorry about the newbie question(I haven't used UNIX since college) I've just been given control of a new CentOS server which is running in another country. I can connect via Putty from my windows desktop but how do I connect to it via a GUI (X, gnome, KDE???). what do I need to setup on the server and 2. what (pref. free) software do I need on my windows PC? (I take it putty won't support a GUI)

Sorry for the lack of a clue!
Susie
 
Old 08-11-2010, 10:09 AM   #2
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you can use vnc to connect linux server desktop.

you can use winvnc or realvnc on windows machine to connect linux server.

http://www.buchatech.com/2009/06/set...er-on-cent-os/
http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/VNC-Server

HTH
 
Old 08-11-2010, 01:47 PM   #3
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or just SSH to it, ssh <server>
 
  


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