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Old 06-10-2003, 06:25 PM   #1
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Question Windows desktop on linux

Hey ...
I wanted to know if I could open mmy windows desktop on linux as well.
Unless I saw something else.. I know I have seen some people do it.
Can some please help me here.
Old 06-10-2003, 07:03 PM   #2
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What is it you're asking? You want to make your Linux desktop look like your Windows one? You want to have the same things on your desktop under both systems? You want to access the physical files on your Windows desktop from within Linux? Please, a little more specificity. Thanks.
Old 06-10-2003, 08:48 PM   #3
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well, i guess u can try searching for pcAnywhere. You might be able to install it on linux via wine.

why'd ya wanna do that btw?
Old 06-10-2003, 11:50 PM   #4
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What I mean is that when I was not a linux user I saw one of these guys who was on linux have a seperate window open in which he had his windows desktop. Basically it was like any other window open on his linux desktop and it had windows running in it.
Hope i have clarifed my question
Thanks anyways
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Old 06-11-2003, 04:11 AM   #6
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Question rdektop question

Yeah thats wht I am looking for but there are two problems.

I have mandrake 9.3 and windows Xp.

Can I use the same remote desktop for windowsNT for windows XP?

Old 06-11-2003, 05:05 AM   #7
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Windows XP is Windows NT. Microsoft plays name games but Windows 2000 is NT 5.0 and XP is NT 5.1, in the same line as NT 4.0, which was actually called NT 4.0. *g* I don't really know anything about rdesktop - I just remembered a guy telling me about it and found the link. I don't see why it wouldn't work, though. What was the other problem? Mandrake? Should be fine there, too.
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Try using VMWare. It runs any OS on any OS.

Try searching for vmware on google
Old 06-11-2003, 02:49 PM   #9
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If U have Windows terminal services running on the Windows box, then u can use rdesktop.

The usage is as follows:
$>rdesktop <IP address of Windows Box>

Now U should get U'r windows desktop in one of U'r Linux terminal windows.

Let us know if thats what U wanted..
Old 06-11-2003, 04:04 PM   #10
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You have Mandrake 9.3?? Wow...a time traveler

Actually you may want to check that...or let us know where you got it
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are you wanting to run a be able to use the desktop of another box running windows on your linux srean at the same time are are you actually wanting to run a windows on top of linux.


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