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The new version of Slack is on the doorstep and soon it's time to clean up my box.
What is your remote desktop server of choice?
I require a few things:
- Linux side server that starts up on boot
- Windows and linux side client
- Preferably attachable to a running desktop session, although I can live with a server that starts up X
- Semi-effortless setup on Slackware (with slackbuilds, maybe)
This far I've used x11vnc, but we don't get along all the time. I was interested to try teamviewer, but so far I didn't find information how to use it as standalone server.
Last edited by Kitten78; 04-27-2011 at 09:19 AM.
I use VNC almost all the time. You can not attach to the X session that is running on the console but that does not interest me anyway. With VNC I can run X sessions 24/7, separate from anything else that may or may not be running on the box.
Slackware has tightvnc in /extra but nowadays I prefer tigervnc (http://slackware.com/~alien/slackbuilds/tigervnc/ for packages).
VNC clients are abundant. I use them on Windows, Linux, Solaris, even my Android phone.