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Old 01-01-2010, 10:55 PM   #1
will9898
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Question How do I view my linux computer on a windows computer?


I downloaded the vnc 4.1 on my linux computer which is running Ubuntu I'm not sure how to view it on a windows computer. I really have no idea what i'm doing so can anyone that answers please add as much detail as possible.
 
Old 01-01-2010, 11:18 PM   #2
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You need a VNC client on your Windows machine.
I would suggest going to http://www.tightvnc.com/ and downloading the windows version. If you follow the instructions, you should be able to get it working.

HTH
Dave
 
Old 01-01-2010, 11:25 PM   #3
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Hi -

It depends on what you mean by "view".

File sharing is incredibly easy. Just Google "samba howto ubuntu":

EXAMPLE:
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SettingUpSamba

Actually displaying your *nix GUI directly on Windows is also do-able (but, IMHO, a bit more complicated than it really needs to be). Google for "xvncserver howto ubuntu". For example:

EXAMPLE:
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/VNC
<= Since you mentioned VNC, this is probably the option you want

And you can also install X Windows directly on your PC. Google "CygWinX howto":

EXAMPLE:
http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/CygwinX/HowTo

'Hope that helps .. PSM
 
Old 01-03-2010, 01:46 PM   #4
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thanks I got it to work
 
  


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