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Old 02-05-2009, 10:39 AM   #1
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viewing remote linux desktop from windows machine

I have a new linux machine i want to see the desktop from my windows PC.I installed cygwin on all confiuration on windows and of cygwin on windows side.I m sure no problem towards windows in linux machine i change NO to YES the FORWARDX11 option in /etc/ssh/sshd_config and ssh_config.I put the windows machine name and IP in /etc/hosts.But still i am not able to connect.Please help me
Old 02-05-2009, 11:09 AM   #2
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You should be able to do this with just VNC on both ends. Cygwin should not be required to just remotely access the desktop. You may need to open some ports in your firewalls and routers.



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