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Old 03-23-2009, 03:21 PM   #1
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remote desktop

hey I am new to linux ( i got sick of windows),
my question is: can i make a remote desktop connection between my linux ubuntu 8.10(desktop) and laptop wich is (yet) running on vista(sorry guys)

if possible how do i fix it?
plz help me
Old 03-23-2009, 03:28 PM   #2
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I believe so. You just need rdesktop. I know it works with XP, but I don't have a Vista box to try it on.
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You can install vnc-server on Linux (see some related info on usage), and then get a free VNC client for Windows. It's quite common. Works also the other way around (Windows the server, Linux the client).

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Old 03-23-2009, 07:36 PM   #4
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Thumbs up HI

Hi, it is possible. Just download putty on vista and you can connect to linux. you just need to know the hostname or ip address of linux machine to connect. All the best.

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alright thnx for all the help
i got it running now


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