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Old 02-26-2017, 08:36 PM   #16
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OK thanks , i understand now , is it possible that the server has no software currently installed
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I think the best way is to check the service on the server.
 
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"Windows machines," "Linux machines," and "Macs" all use completely different underlying architectures for supporting "remote desktop" capabilities.

On the client, whatever it is, you must run software that is compatible with the host, whatever it is.

There might be "common ground" – such as VNC – in some cases, but "don't count on it."
 
Old 02-27-2017, 01:01 PM   #18
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I have used VNC in the past for this exact purpose. On your linux (Ubuntu) system, the vnc-x11 "server" must be installed and running, and then any VNC client on any of the platforms it supports can connect to the linux desktop. Another option is useful if the linux machine is headless - for instance in a case where it is virtualized on a headless server running Virtualbox, for example. Then it is possible for Virtualbox to make the desktop interface of the VM available over the network using generic RDP (rdesktop is a common linux client, or mstsc.exe on Windows).

Hope this helps.

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