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PenguinnPower 07-04-2009 12:15 AM

Linux Mint 7 - Remote Desktop options?
 
I have Linux Mint 7 (Gnome) installed on my desktop and my aunt's laptop. Since Linux Mint is based off Ubuntu, I figured I'd post here since Ubuntu solutions would also work for me.

I would like to install some kind of remote desktop software on both computers so that I could remote in to her laptop and help her with issues. (She lives about 2 hours away)

I need a remote desktop solution that has a GUI. A Windoze equivalent would be logmein.com, but this isn't available for Linux. I just need something that will work outside of the local network.

Thanks!

acid_kewpie 07-04-2009 04:46 PM

http://nomachine.org would be a good bet, but you'll need to do some port forwarding or something to hit the machine itself on SSH.

bytepool 07-08-2009 02:43 PM

Hi,

what about VNC? Otherwise you could search in the repos for "vnc" or "remote desktop", and see what other software is in the repo. If I do this, I also get "krdc - Remote Desktop Connection for KDE", among others...

Regards,
bytepool

acid_kewpie 07-08-2009 03:13 PM

vnc is eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeevil. nx.


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