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Old 03-21-2009, 09:01 PM   #1
cynicalpsycho
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Remote desktop connection from ubuntu to winxp


I've looked through the forum on this, downloaded tight vnc onto my win machine... and trying to use the prepackaged Terminal desktop viewer to connect to it. I'm no sure where i'm going wrong... I don't have much knowledge in this area...
i've my stuff hooked up through a wifi router. will i still be able to use vnc over my cable internet or do i have to have an actual network set up already?

anyone got any advice? or a suggestion on a better/easier/more secure way of remotely connecting my linux-xp?
 
Old 03-21-2009, 09:04 PM   #2
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VNC should work fine provide you've installed it on your Windows PC.

Alternatively, you might wish to try out "RDesktop" on your Linux PC:

http://www.rdesktop.org/

To use VNC, you need VNC installed and enabled on Windows. To use RDesktop, you also need to configure Windows. For example:

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/u...bleremote.mspx
 
  


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