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paragon 11-03-2003 12:48 AM

Cross plateform graphical remote access tool
I need a remote access tool kinda like remote desktop but a Windows program that will remote to a Linux Red hat 9 PC.

kilgoretrout 11-03-2003 02:06 AM

Try tightVNC:

rubyrat 11-03-2003 08:06 AM

I use cygwin with X and enter the command :

X -query thelinuxhostname

into the cygwin bash prompt.

You need to enable remote X on the linux machines too. Works better than vnc for a local network and automatically adjusts for your resolution too.

Cygwin is available from

Guru3 11-03-2003 09:28 AM

I would go with RealVNC, i use it with Windows 2000 to acces RedHat 9, and it works perfectly, with only the lag to be expected of wireless networking...

Kroppus 11-03-2003 09:30 AM

If it's just for filetransfer take a look at WINSCP3.x (can't remember what version that's out now)

DirtDart 11-04-2003 11:56 AM

i'd recommend (and use) TightVNC.

RealVNC is the direct decendent of the original VNC, developed by AT&T Labs in the UK.

TightVNC is about the same thing, but performs a little better.

Either one should work, but I'd recommend TightVNC if you have the choice.

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