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Old 12-11-2008, 09:55 PM   #1
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Remote access


My apologies, as I'm sure this has been discussed a lot. I did dig through the search and found some ideas, however, no solid solutions.

I have Amahi Server installed on Fedora 9. I am rather new to Linux, but want to be able to remotely access this box from within my network - mainly so I can lose the monitor, mouse, and keyboard. The remote computer I use is a dual boot Vista/Ubuntu machine.

I got the Putty/Xming thing to work pretty well. However, my problem is that being unfamiliar to linux I don't know what commands to run which will open up certain windows. For example, if I want to get to System>Admin>Network, what would I type in?

This made me want to see the full desktop, so I found the gnome-session command. This ran incredibly slow at full screen (using the Vista boot). Is there a way to get the X11 windows in Ubuntu?

I'll take an answer to either question: What do I type at the command line to get the GUI programs, or how to get X11/some GUI in Ubuntu. Thanks!
 
Old 12-11-2008, 10:28 PM   #2
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Here is a guide that may help you out: http://www.vanemery.com/Linux/XoverSSH/X-over-SSH2.html
 
Old 12-12-2008, 02:21 AM   #3
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Use SSH for your Ubuntu machine. Try ssh user@IP.ADDRESS
 
Old 12-12-2008, 07:43 AM   #4
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Old 12-12-2008, 08:59 PM   #5
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Thanks! This all looks really helpful so far, but it might take me some time to read through...
 
Old 12-12-2008, 10:30 PM   #6
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I'll add another for you, slightly different method

http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/VNC-Server
 
  


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